Tag Archives: fly

To the McCloud River 

Tomorrow will be the first holiday within the trout season spectrum that I will actually be able to pick up a fly rod. It’s a big deal to me.  Supposedly, the trout are amenable to being caught. So I’m tying … Continue reading

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On into Friday 

As the weekend comes rolling towards us all, I will have the next few days to think about the book idea I’ve carried for years, the general attack plan,  and the cool idea my daughter gave me to help me … Continue reading

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The tie-dye mouse

So I need to explain this for a minute.  Most of you won’t realize this, but this is a horribly-wound version of a mouse.  I discovered that it was going to run off the rails when I started tying this … Continue reading

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Making a promotional intro video

So, I decided, since some of this blog will also include video blogging, I need some form of recognizable run-up.  And, as chronicled before, I’ve taken to Adobe After Effects to accomplish this.  I’m nowhere near finished, but I thought … Continue reading

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If I have to drive to the trout season opener in a Prius, I’m not a man at all.

I’ve no idea why my 1992 Pathfinder wanted to play the fool this morning when I was starting it up.  But this goes without saying—even though I’m going to say it anyway:  Driving a Toyota Prius to the McCloud River … Continue reading

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Tenkara and Flies (TAF)–a tutorial. Soon.

I’ve discovered something. With just one iphone app, I can practically replicate Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, including onboard cgi, masking, and roto-scoping. Or, I can make a fly-tying video that might look cool, without having to go a thousand … Continue reading

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Backyard Jammin

   Playing the Uke today. Because I suddenly feel like it.  Now to the fly shop, where I can engage in the trite, anticipatory chatter about rivers, bears, and maybe Sasquatch gamesmanship.

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