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”

Hello Jack Crevalle!

I managed to squeeze in a trip to Louisiana to fish with what I consider one of the best saltwater fly guides in LA, Miles Larose, @Shallowsouth.   I got the call after one of his fly-in clients had to cancel due to Harvey’s effect on air travel or maybe he got nervous due to all … More Hello Jack Crevalle!

Goodbye Harvey Hurricane, Hello Jack Crevalle! (postcript added)

Well it pays to be on the “do call” list when the weather is bad.  Destination fly fishers can’t fly or won’t fly and after the client cancels the guides go to the “do call” list of local fishermen that don’t have to fly.   Luckily I am on it and I already had been watching … More Goodbye Harvey Hurricane, Hello Jack Crevalle! (postcript added)

Gulf Coast Combo

The Gulf Coast Council of the FFI is having its 4th Annual Fly Fair in Ocean Spring MS on September 16.  It’s a great opportunity to meet and hang out with fly fishing people from our Gulf Coast states.  There will be well known fly tyers, casting instructors, auctions, raffles etc. And the venue is … More Gulf Coast Combo

Support Project 4248, Protect Point Aux Chenes Bay Shoreline!

I remember an episode of the sit-com “WKRP Cincinnatti” where Les Nesman, the agriculture-focused news anchor was being hit on by some seductress.  She said to him in a husky voice, “I like to think that a person’s name says a lot about the type of person he is. What was your name again? ” … More Support Project 4248, Protect Point Aux Chenes Bay Shoreline!