Social Experiment

I’m sure by now you might be wondering what happened. Why no new posts? Where did I disappear to? Although it was longer than I had anticipated, the absence was completely intentional; a little experiment involving social media and my mental well being. Let me take a minute to explain. It was late 2017, early … Continue reading Social Experiment

The Aging Fisherman

The thought of growing old depresses me. I’m not afraid of age itself, death doesn’t scare me, what I am afraid of though is my ability to continue doing what I do. More specifically, losing that ability. Until recently I assured myself that it wasn’t going to happen to me. I led myself to believe … Continue reading The Aging Fisherman

Whiskey and Water: When The Drink Hurts My Head But The River Calls My Name

I’m old enough to know better, not smart enough to change. Or maybe just to pigheaded. In any case it starts out the same way, so you would think I would know better by now. When it comes to steelhead, well any fish for that matter, prep work is essential whether the trip is for … Continue reading Whiskey and Water: When The Drink Hurts My Head But The River Calls My Name

The Pursuit of Happiness and Migratory Trout

When I was a kid my time spent chasing migratory trout was limited, not due to any lack of want, but more a lack of knowledge. Not knowing the when, where and how kept me off the water during crucial times of the year. That doesn’t mean that limited time wasn’t great; some of my … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness and Migratory Trout