The annual pilgrimage approacheth

I’ve written about the Firehole Rangers’ annual pilgrimage to our namesake river so many times that there’s really little left to say, especially given the...

A 5 Year fish, so soon?

The Yakima is a finicky river that rarely gives up it’s bounty of fish over 12 inches, at least in my experiences (and those of...

Fish coddling

Let me preface this by stating that I am all for conservation-minded fishing. I pinch my barbs (unless I’m targeting hatchery fish that are intended...

March of the lion

You know what “they” say about March—it comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. For those that don’t grasp the meaning, it’s...

I’ve been AWOL

I just realized the last post on the blog was way back on November 1st, 2016—last year. That could mean one of a few things: I’ve...

Sauk it to me

The Sauk River is one of three major tributaries of the once-fabled steelhead river, the Skagit, in North Central Western Washington. I’ve only fished the...