I did quite a bit of fishing last year, but I didn’t write about it much. It was somehow refreshing. But now I’m beginning to feel the urge to write again, so maybe I just needed a good break.
I fished several times with my good friend Eric last year, even convinced him to give [...]
Last year I bought a Panasonic GF-1 with the 20mm pancake lens and an adapted Nikon 50mm f/1.8D lens. The GF-1 is a member of the relatively new Micro Four-Thirds camera line-up. The mirrorless large sensor concept (of which Micro Four-Thirds is part) was a strong pull for me. A mirrorless, large-sensor, interchangeable lens [...]
“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” – Mark Twain
Wow! It’s been months since I’ve posted anything! The famous quote from Mark Twain seems appropriate. In fact, several friends have asked, “Are you dead or something?” No, nothing that exciting. Fact is, I just got really burned out on, well, a lot of [...]
Okay, this trip had nothing to do with fishing, although I did take a rod in the futile hope that I’d find time for some fishing. Last weekend, several of us pooled our resources and rented a cabin near Gatlinburg. Yes, that Gatlinburg. That mother of all tourist traps. We even had to drive through [...]
I guess winter is setting in. It’s cold, windy and rainy here in North Alabama. For all intents and purposes, fishing season is over. Sure, there’s no closed fishing season here, and you can still fish if you want to, but as John Gierach says, “You don’t have to.” Even if you did fish in [...]