Golden Stoneflies – My Six-Legged Obsession

As I slowly become a better angler and better at things like reading the water and paying attention to what’s going on around me, I’ve started to develop an appreciation for some of the flies that I’ve had in my box for a long time, but never used. Few flies encapsulate this more than a … Continue reading Golden Stoneflies – My Six-Legged Obsession

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A Fish 12 Months in the Catching

About five kilometers north of where you’re staying, you’ll see a large rock that looks like a house. People have painted a door and a window on it. There’s even a satellite dish. Stop there. Fish downriver. Don’t go upriver. The water is only three inches deep for a mile. Ask me how I know… … Continue reading A Fish 12 Months in the Catching

Stolen Moments (or never send an angler to cover an event next to a river)

I've started writing more for my local paper, lately. It's a fun way for me to get out and do a little bit of writing that is relatively easy and enjoyable. As part of my new beat, I was sent out to cover a local festival. As it happened, the festival was located next to … Continue reading Stolen Moments (or never send an angler to cover an event next to a river)

How To Be A Better Angler, Part Five – Take Notes

[This is the fifth in a series of posts about somewhat unconventional advice for becoming a better angler. It's not tips, tricks or tactics, as such, but suggestions for becoming an overall better angler that you might not otherwise think of.] If there is one thing I'm envious of, it's people who can keeping fishing journals. I … Continue reading How To Be A Better Angler, Part Five – Take Notes