Madison River Sunset

Chasing Bugs on the Madison

When I started my fly fishing adventure in 2015, I did not have any particular goals or targets in mind, beyond spending time on some iconic waters of the West.  In total that year I fished 57 distinct bodies of water, including the visit to Florida at the end. I've stumbled across seasonal highlights without … Continue reading Chasing Bugs on the Madison

Sunset on the Henry's Fork

Seven Hours at Last Chance

Seven hours walking along the banks of the Henry's Fork, standing in the current, looking at bugs and birds.  Almost nothing was going on in the water, until a explosion of action for 15 minutes or so nearing sunset.  Huge drakes popping off the water and fish gulping them down all around me, while rain … Continue reading Seven Hours at Last Chance

Smith Lake, Nevada

Starting the Fourth Year on the Road

It was April in 2015 that I left my job and headed out on the road towards unknown destinations. As I am getting ready to take off again for new unknowns, I thought I'd take a look back at those first weeks on the road. It took longer than I had anticipated to prepare my … Continue reading Starting the Fourth Year on the Road

The Redington Crosswater Fish

Yesterday's post mentioned some of the fish I caught on this rod, and I thought I would just share some photos today. The rod first saw use in the California surf, trying for surf perch, but that didn't work out. It's next use was in Nevada, trying for carp in a nearly dried out reservoir. … Continue reading The Redington Crosswater Fish