About 6″ of snow fell today. I went fishing today during the storm. Conditions actually weren’t that bad, and I saw only one other angler. I hooked and landed two trout. A video of a 17″ one is at the bottom (or, click here). I caught it on a size 32 hook, which is
People are using drones to do some pretty cool videos. Some amazing ones involve fly fishing. Every Friday, the folks at Orvis push out on social media that week’s best fly fishing videos. They’re pretty cool. Today, they circulated the video below (or, click here). There’s a tremendous shot at min. 3:17. Hope you enjoy it.
I’ve been getting some inbound questions about fly fishing. It’s fun to get those and try to answer them. Many of the questions cover the same topics, and so, I thought I’d jot down some thoughts. GIVE IT A TRY You may find a lifelong activity you can do with friends and family. You’ll be
I’m grateful for this holiday week. I’m caught up on email, as well as most household chores. So, I decided to spend the day outside. I fished a local river. It was cold and windy. Only crazy people go fly fishing on January 2. I ran into quite a few other anglers. Everyone was very
The Boston area suddenly has transitioned to the winter holiday season. This Saturday, the store parking lots are jammed, as people prepare for Christmas and Hanukkah. Many cars have Christmas trees lashed on top. There’s been some snow, and walkways at times have patches of black ice. Outside, there’s a near-constant smell of smoke from invisible
When the headlines about Ferguson and Eric Garner’s choke-hold death keep proliferating, I just want to fish and pray/hope/wish all the best for the survivors as well as for the policemen involved. I fished an unfamiliar stretch of a river that is new to me. The water is gin-clear and shallow, and the trout are very