Although I fish frequently, I'd never taken a day off of work specifically to fish– until Friday. I decided a few weeks back it would be a good way to make the transition from 29 to 30 even though that wouldn't technically happen until Saturday. I spent the week reading reports, memorizing maps and tying flies… Read more...

With a brand-spankin' new fishing license, there was no question Rob needed to get out with his fly rod. It took no convincing for me- after a great morning fishing for (and catching!) brook trout I was itching to get out again. Our first stop was the the river. Although it was a little bit… Read more...

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] As I suspected, this fly is fish-catcher[/caption] Even though it was 39°F and raining; even though the wind was blowing SW at 12 mph; even though it felt super cold and I knew the weekend would be warmer, I went fishing anyway. Every time I go fishing I learn something new.… Read more...

I don't know exactly what it is about fly fishing I like so much. I like you can carry 50 flies in a box in your back pocket; I like that you can cast tiny little things that will catch tiny little fish (I'd always choose more fish over bigger fish). I like I can… Read more...

It was lunch time, so instead of eating I grabbed my fly rod and headed out the door. I can eat while I work in Excel or install scanner drivers, but fishing is a lot harder to do while I'm at the computer. I've been fly fishing a bunch lately without much luck. Not many… Read more...

I go fishing a lot. Every trip used to be a huge adventure; setting foot into the outdoors was a major production because of my unfamiliarity of it. Going to Busse and exploring the Amazon had a lot more in common to me than improvising over the chord changes to Cherokee at 300 beats per… Read more...