A Trout Angler Goes After Tarpon

A Trout Angler Goes After Tarpon

By Joseph Meyer I had done most of it but not all.  Armed with a fly rod and a handcrafted fly, I pursued all the finned creatures with trout being my favorite quarry. I loved trout fishing, pastoral and relaxing, the contemplative nature of it all made my heart...
Dame’s Rocket

Dame’s Rocket

By Kevin Searock She was waiting for me there, in the shade of a tall oak beside the river.  I turned off the highway into the Rod & Gun Club and let the big green truck roll to a stop by a line of whitewashed posts, at the brow of the slope leading down to the...
All in a Week’s Work

All in a Week’s Work

By Joseph Meyer Bringing in New Customers is the lifeblood of a struggling Fly Shop. Retailers count new customers as found money. We especially like the folks new to fly fishing, they need more stuff as they haven’t spent a couple of years hiding fly shop receipts...
Night Shift

Night Shift

by Don Shulka It has been said that there is something of truth to be learned from early morning along a trout stream. That may indeed be true, but I would offer that  there is nothing but pure honesty,  stark and harsh, on the same water after the sun begins to...
Cold

Cold

By Bob White   Whitefish Studio “I love the cold…”  – Ebeneezer Scrooge It’s been so bloody hot here in Minnesota where we live, that I’ve begun to fantasize about the coming of autumn. I love the transitions between the seasons even more than the...
Christmas for my Family is NBD  (No Big Deal)

Christmas for my Family is NBD (No Big Deal)

By Joseph Meyer  “It’s veal.  It probably came from a very depressed calf, can we just eat in peace?”  I get glares from TOO and BOB but SWITMLM just smirks.  Oh, you have not met my family; introductions are in order:  As always, there’s the Big, Old Brunette (BOB)...