Camping & Fishing

I was finally able to get away for a weekend of camping & fishing on the Farmington River. I used to live close enough to the Farmy to fish it almost daily during the season, but now it requires a day trip or overnight to really enjoy the experience and have a reasonable amount of time on […]

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A Kayak Tax In Texas?

When you live in a state with one of the highest tax burdens in the US, you’re always interested when another state proposes a tax you don’t have – yet. I was recently reading one of the columns in Kayak Angler magazine when I came across this article.  Apparently there has been some discussion in […]

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Winter Gear Care from Midcurrent

For many of us in the northeast, fly fishing is a seasonal sport.  Saw a great article on winter gear storage tips in Midcurrent that’s worth sharing.  To read it click here.  Enjoy! Tweet

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Another Way to Fish for Carp

Here’s another way to fish for Carp courtesy of Time Magazine.  It involves large nets, fast boats and plenty of beer.  Enjoy! Tweet

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Blood Knot Magazine

I’ve really enjoyed reading some of the new online fly fishing mags. My latest find is Blood Knot Magazine.  Good articles, videos and other content are found there. I wrote to the editor, Matt, with 4 short questions.  His answers appear below. 1) What inspired you to develop Blood Knot? You ever sit around with friends […]

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Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival

While October signals the end of fishing season for some of us in the northeast, one of the largest paddling and kayak fishing events in Florida will be taking place. The Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, which runs from October 29 – November 7, 2010 takes place in the Gulf Coast towns of Ft. Myers and Sanibel, […]

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FlyFishMagazine.com

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, I’ve been reading some of the online fly fishing mags and came across FlyFishMagazine.com.  There is also a sister blog. I enjoyed the articles and wrote to the editor, Lee,with 4 short questions.  His answers appear below. 1) What inspired you to develop FlyFishMagazine and how long has it been […]

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Keuka Lake

This past week we took a family vacation to Hammondsport, NY, which is located on Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes.  Besides spending time reconnecting with family, sampling the local wineries, and eating too much, we explored the area and took some great photos.  Here are a few: Tweet

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Kayak Safety

As the popularity of kayaking and kayak angling grows, unfortunately so do kayak-related accidents and deaths.  The American Canoe Association has a  number of instructional materials on its website.  The link below will take you to its education page. Which ones do you like? Safe paddling! Tweet

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Ready To Go

Our friends at Blanco Honky were kind enough to include a pic of the finfollower rig. While not the top-of-the line way-too-expensive vehicle you were probably expecting, this vee-dub with over 100k miles drives over snow, sand, rocks and mud to deliver us to a number of destinations. Tweet

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Penns Creek Checklist

This weekend I’m heading to Penns Creek with my friend Patrick for 3 days of fishing. Since it is a 5-6 hour drive into the middle of  rural Pennsylvania, I’m planning on packing the following items for the stream: rods, reels, boots, waders, hat with built-in light, sunglasses, magnifiers, vest, an assortment of flies, tippet, extra […]

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