Tag Archives: Tenkara

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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McCloud and the moon . . .

Just a few weeks . . . And this truck will be disappearing into a vortex of dust . . . and wonder . . .  

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Closing the gap–fishing the McCloud River

It is LITERALLY–one month from yesterday before I make the early-morning trek to the region that holds a magic like none other for me. I’ve tied a few flies. Most of them traditional Kebari style. But I refuse to head … Continue reading

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Back

Where the first film began as a concept. Editing some music for an Easter play. The creative process is yet churning. More to follow soon. 

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One last screed before bed time

 A co-worker today told me I should “make another movie” about fly fishing. “But this time,” he said, “make a film for people that introduces them to the basics.” Not a bad idea. I do realize, my last film … Continue reading

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Speaking of flagrant, unrepentant rejection

Every so often, I need to simply tossing in this little nugget of base, self-serving aggrandizement: My failed attempt to get a fly-fishing film into the F3t, international film tour. Here. Watch this. Eleven some-odd minutes off your  life, but … Continue reading

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Plowing towards the season . . .

This is where I live.  Upper Sacramento River, Dog Creek Bridge . . .  

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Mr. Ron goes ahead and posts the article he thought was going to run in another publication

One thing I’m good at is inflating my hopes. Exaggerating my parameters. Building my weight-bearing circus-tents out of balsa wood. The following is the piece I had been referring to for some time.  I truly thought it was going to make … Continue reading

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The launch

  Tying my first Kebari fly for the mad dash up the mountain, and to the McCLoud. Like time, and friendship, the wait is worth the journey. . . .    

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In which I blatantly use an accordion-player’s cheekiness for my own pathetic attempt at self-promotion.

Some thirty-five years ago, my father and I were watching some telethon in which Sammy  Davis Jr. was involved.  There he stood, in a tuxedo and hand-held mic, casually making small talk after a song.  He then mentioned that his … Continue reading

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