There’s a lake not too far from me that I fish all the time. I’ve talked about it before and, despite the fact that, historically, the fishing has been terrible, I keep going back there. Some days, I really couldn’t help but wonder why I kept going back.
A Day of Brook Trout and Mountain Goats
I took a bit of time the other day to hit up a local lake. When I first started thinking about heading out there, I hadn’t planned on doing serious fishing. Just a bit of shore fishing and maybe a stop or two on the drive to see what the creek that flows out of that […]
5 Surprising Ways Fishing Can Make You A Better Parent
About a year before my daughter was born, I got my first fly rod. Next to the birth of my daughter, it proved to be one of the most transformative things that ever happened to me. Over the course of that one year I went from a casual angler to being obsessed with fishing to […]
When the Water Calls
When the water calls, little else seems to matter. Everything but the tasks that are absolutely essential to survival start to have less and less priority as the desire to get out there grows and grows, until the only thing you can do is just pack up the boat and hit the water. This is […]