River Madness

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Sometimes, the most amazing places are the most unexpected. You set out with your friends for a fun day of fishing, exploring spots that you haven’t tried before. And then, you find it. Paradise. A stretch of river so clear and clean that you swear that if there was no breeze you wouldn’t have believed that water even flowed there. And surrounding all of this moving glass, a carpet of incredibly rich green moss… Read More

Any dry fly fisherman worth his salt knows that spring time on the river can produce incredible hatches of mayflies that swarm the air like snowflakes, creating a magical atmosphere of energy and frantic feeding for the local trout that forage on these unpredictable feasts. For the dry fly enthusiast, these are golden moments where matching the hatch becomes of utmost importance. Nymph, emerger, dun, spinner..what part of the cycle to hit! There’s… Read More

I’ve never been one to follow Hollywood celebrities, professional sports players, comic book super hero’s or rock stars, so when I suddenly developed a little hero worship as an adult, it was a bit of a surprise. By definition a hero is “a person or character who, in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakness, displays courage, bravery or self-sacrifice”. This covers off your standard Superman, firefighter, NFL quarterback type, but what if… Read More