The “Samurai” System, “Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast”

With the Samurai System, starting with a kayak paddle held in both hands, one can:  while standing in a kayak,  after sighting a fish, stow the paddle quietly  acquire the fly rod in the casting hand, and make a 40 foot or greater fly-cast (whatever length you feel safe to keep in the stripping bucket) … More The “Samurai” System, “Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast”

Happens Every Year!

Originally posted on Ragsdale Hunting Club:
Chris and I are notorious for taking a buck on Christmas Eve.   Our Mississippi rut happening around Christmas gets us in trouble with family, but when I look back, not hunting on Christmas eve would have cost us a lot of bucks.  This year was no different.  This time…

Good Day, Grand Bay

One of my favorite marshes is Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve near Pascagoula MS.  Otherwise known as just Grand Bay NERR or “the NERR” for short.  I like to call it the little marsh with the big name.  Juxtaposed against the urban development of Pascagoula along with ship building, a refinery and other heavy … More Good Day, Grand Bay

A Prophecy

I long for outdoor articles written in the style of Earnest Hemingway and Zane Grey.  The outdoor magazines were lucky to have such talented contributors. Their stories make me want to go on an adventure.  I am a “Hemingway wannabe” and proud of it. But the days of adventure stories are pretty much gone; the … More A Prophecy