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Amber’s Rod

May 17, 2018

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In I Want Teal Waders, I talked about some of the cool new rod designs I’ve gotten to do in the last year because women fly fishers want to, well, accessorize. This rod was particularly fun to work on because I didn’t design it, but just collaborated on it with the eventual owner. And, as […]

I Want Teal Waders!

May 17, 2018

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Somewhere along the line some genius figured out that instead of just having women model fly fishing gear for men to ogle and buy it, that maybe they should actually market fly fishing gear to women. Being how smart this is, it must’ve been a woman who came up with it. I’m kind of pissed […]

Calculated Risk

March 25, 2018

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It may seem like I’m not writing much, but the opposite is true. It’s just that I’ve been submitting them to publications which only consider “unpublished” works, and that includes vanity blogs such as this. I have four stories out right now. Nevertheless, I’ve held this up for too long as I have been searching […]

Underwrap Tutorial

January 22, 2018

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Ah, Christmas. The gift I give to myself is a few hours to write. The blog has been quiet for a while, but I do have 60 draft blogs I hope to roll out. While I’m doing a whole blog on this rod, I thought that this underwrap I developed might be interesting enough to […]

AngryTiredFrustratedBusyStupid

November 22, 2016

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My fishing bucket list is long, and gets longer every October. Therefore while I cannot often go, when my buddies call, I usually have a few suggestions. A few weeks ago, my buddy Mauro called and I wasn’t able to go. The first rains had flooded the mainstem, but I knew of a small trib […]

15 Years Coming

November 20, 2016

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At least 15 years ago, sitting around the fire late at night, Chris Owens, then of AEG, and lately of the Animal Planet show Fish or Die mentioned that at the way home he was checking out this little creek that he had heard had bull trout in it. Bull trout to me are like […]

I Hated You Until I Loved You

July 18, 2016

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Picture by Richard MacInnis Small Mouth King The town where my family lives is one of those old mill towns whose downtown is full of crumbling brick mill buildings dating back to the early 1800s before their ultimate demise in the early 1900s which almost none of these towns has ever recovered from. Almost 100 […]