The Why of Tie

Recently, I wrote a piece for Fly Punk Magazine in which I discussed what it was that I love about fly fishing.  A lot of the piece revolved around the idea that the individual acts of fishing, tying flies, and writing about both combine to create my strong connection with fly fishing as a whole.  … More The Why of Tie

Gimme Shelter

For the last few years, my mother in law, Deb, has been slowly reclaiming her substantial property.  Even before she had started this process, she already had a large swath of green flat lawn in her back yard.  But this lawn backed up to a line of woods which stretched back a long ways.  The … More Gimme Shelter

Crazy Diamond

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have some prejudice against the stream we were going to fish.  Not that I had ever been there before, but I just couldn’t muster the faith that it was worth the trip were it not for photographic evidence of nice large steelhead that Nate caught a few … More Crazy Diamond