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”

MeatEater’s “Das Boat” is Breath of Fresh Air

I long for the really well written outdoor stories of Zane Grey, Hemingway, William G. Tapply and others. For the same reason I miss the well-written and produced outdoor TV shows like Walker’s Kay Chronicles and Spanish Fly. When my son called and told me I had to watch Das Boat which is a fishing … More MeatEater’s “Das Boat” is Breath of Fresh Air

TRC and Me

I made a trip to the Little Red River in Arkansas last week with my favorite people, my wife, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. We had a great time, I caught two really nice rainbows, 18 inches or better at Cow Shoals and with a guide we caught quite a few stockers, including a nice brown. … More TRC and Me