Building a fly rod is an interesting project, and easier than you might think. This winter I am building a 6' 6" 4-5 wt fiberglass fly rod that will be used for kayak fishing. The video below kicks off a blog series on rodmaking. This first … [Continue reading] about Fiberglass Fly Rod Build – Part 1
The weather report said that it will top 40 degrees today, so I’m going to fly fish on the first day of the New Year. Last night as the clock struck 12, my 2009 fishing license turned into the proverbial pumpkin, so I went online to buy and print … [Continue reading] about New Fees in the New Year
When I started fishing from my kayak, I carried everything except for my waders. I could barely paddle and my line often got caught and tangled. I quickly learned how to keep it simple but effective, by scaling down and putting all my gear into … [Continue reading] about What’s in Your Fly Box?
When I bought my first kayak I hadn't even considered the option of using it for fishing. I bought a 10' closed-cockpit yak for lake and river paddling, and it served me well for 3 years. When I decided to try kayak angling, I didn't want to buy a … [Continue reading] about Scottys Rod Holder
This has been an interesting summer for fishing. The weather was mostly wet and mild, with most of us agreeing that August was the only true month of summer. I think June actually had more than 20 days of rain. The Farmington was either too high … [Continue reading] about Summer Summary