My friend LG has filmed a marketing video for our friends at The Trout Shop in Craig MT and they were kind enough to ask me to record the voiceover for the video. I was happy to help, although with everyone’s fishing schedules, we have had trouble the past few days trying to find a [...]
I have just returned from three days of fishing in Montana where the rivers are big sky high and the fish are eating way down low in funkytown. Despite these challenges we had a dynamite day fishing the Big Hole with guide and friend, Eric Thorson, who in our minds has officially earned the moniker [...]
I will be totally honest with you, I’m not great at mending my line. Give me an upstream mend…put a mend in it for me…get that line above your fly…don’t move the fly…too much mend…too little mend. Argh. I have never truly mastered the finesse of the mend. Too much, too little. But somewhere along [...]
On any given day you’re going to have your ass handed to you on the river. Like yesterday. I gave those fish everything I had. I left my soul in that riverbed, to no avail. Finally I retreated to the banks to join the beer drinkers and languish in the early evening heat. But we [...]
Nothing in this big ole bad world of fly fishing tickles me more than a Spoon Casting Clinic. Perhaps you haven’t heard the term (I’m working on the copyright) but I know you know what I’m talking about. It’s when you are casting so badly that your guide can no longer explain, in words, all [...]
A few weeks ago Tim Romano wrote a post on his FlyTalk blog titled Women In Fly Fishing. Tim and I had a brief exchange about the questions he posed in the piece: “Ladies, are you the sole angler in your circle of friends?” “Did your mom teach you how to fish?” “If you don’t [...]
Willie Nelson is 75 years old today. I hope he gets his economic stimulus check right on his birthday, and he spends the government’s money on __________. Oh, I don’t know. What do you think he should spend it on? Happy Birthday Willie.
This post doesn’t have a lick to do with fishing, but I thought I’d throw it in the mix nonetheless… If you’ve been following along, you know I recently launched WWLD 08. Also known as my own personal What Would Loretta Do Live Music Tour of the Texas Hill Country. Friday night I went to [...]
Back in February I ventured down to Gruene to fish the Guadalupe and play with friends. Clear water, cold beer, hungry fish, lots of laughs. It was a pretty great way to spend a day…
For the past 15 years Joey Lin has been working hard to help people find the fish they’re after…whether it be Texas, Argentina, the Bahamas or Mexico. A guide for about ten of those years, he now manages his own booking business Far Out Fishing Trips while splitting time between Argentina and Austin. But before he [...]
According to this Reuters news story, police in Congo have arrested 13 sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal men’s penises. Uh….pardon? If you read further into the article, you will see that in most cases, the penis isn’t actually missing, just critically downsized. While some doubt the veracity of these nefarious spells, members of the community [...]
Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.
Poor Candy. I bet a fly fisherman wrote that. A fisherman who’s still snowed-in somewhere and getting a little grumpy. Good heavens what if her sign had read, “HELLO, NEIGHBORS! What’s the magic bug on this river?” Or, “HELLO, NEIGHBORS! What’s your favorite fishing spot?” And there’s always my personal favorite from the super chipper [...]