Can you have too much of a good thing? Maybe. Especially when you forget what’s good about it.
This past year, I think I actually burned out on fly fishing. I say this with a certain amount of incredulity. It wasn’t really the fishing itself so much as all the stuff I surrounded it [...]
I’m cleaning out my liquor cabinet at home. As cleaning goes, this isn’t the worst thing. I mean, I’m drinking liquor every evening, and I’m actually being “productive” in the process. That the liquor is of rather marginal quality, purchased during the less discriminating years of my youth, is of little consequence. Actually, given [...]
In A River Runs Through It (whether the movie or the novella I don’t remember – I sometimes confuse scenes from the two), Norman Maclean tells of how his father valued brevity in writing. Reading through my post about online fishing magazines, I realize this is something sorely missing from my own writing style.
I really don’t think there is that much wrong with the online fly fishing magazines, at least not the ones I like (namely Catch and Fish Can’t Read). If you haven’t checked them out, you should. Catch is chock full of great photography and sweet videos. It’s unique in that it focuses solely on [...]
In life you sometimes get a reminder, if you’re looking for it, of how good you’ve really got it.
A few days ago, I drug my son out to the beach to do some surf fishing. In all honesty, I think the only reason he went with me was because he’d been in trouble [...]