Browsing All posts tagged under »Bob Triggs«

Kelly’s Rod

May 10, 2015


One day on the Yak while I was watching Mauro make consistently beautiful dry fly casts on his 3wt to no avail, I popped into a side channel and swung my muddler along a log like the dirty dredger I am. And there just like I knew it would be, I pulled out a beautiful […]

The Neighborhood of Rod Building

January 2, 2014


Every rod has a story, and I’ve noticed how the last few I’ve build have forged connections far and wide. Big rods in a small world Recently, I set up my rod lathe again. It seems that almost unconsciously I’ve collected a rod shop of blanks. For a while I was searching for the ideal […]


December 11, 2012


All pictures by Mark Hoffman. Out here on the West coast, I’m far from my NH home. It used to be that we would all go to Whistler over Thanksgiving, but that was when there used to be snow on Thanksgiving. For years, of course, I had my ex to hang out with and have […]

Fly Fishing the Elwha Part 1: Sunset on the Elwha

September 7, 2011


Part 2: Sweeter than Wine Part 3: The Last Hurrah Related: Color…A Most Curious Thing It Started One Mothers’ Day I booked a trip with my friend Bob Triggs to fish the Olympic Peninsula this spring. As we were to meet on a Monday, I decided to head over a day early with my friends […]

“When I’m fishing, I don’t long for my responsibilities”

August 15, 2011


That was the quote of the day from the ever- quotable Mr. Bob  Triggs. SRC or Die So, finally, I got to fishing with my buddy Bob Triggs. Bob is one of those people whom when you meet them, you just know you will be lifelong friends. We met at a Spey clinic and it […]