Have you ever needed to roll cast 60 feet or better with a heavy, weighted fly? I have and I couldn’t do it. I was bonefishing in Andros. We had fished flats all day, having a good day on the flats, when I noticed the guide was pushing me toward a point which had deeper, … More Tongariro Roll Casting for Stillwater
When I was a very small child I went along on a family fishing trip to the gravel pit lakes of Glendale Mississippi. The Glendale lakes near Hattiesburg were my Dad’s favorite fishing lakes apparently and now I just have to wonder about my name which is Glen and my cousin’s name Dale, as my … More Peace with the Perch
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!
No, I’m not waxing metaphorical, I am really and truly waiting for the tides to change! This is a tough time of year for a fly casting sight caster and his trusty kayak because the high tides are all in the middle of the day, when sight casters would much rather have skinny water. Now … More Waiting for the Tides to Change
The Mississippi river doesn’t play well with fly fishing, but a few days out of the year the river is tame enough for a good day on the water. This past 4th of July was one of those days. Spring was long gone and summer well under way by July 1 when my USGS Water … More Jetty Hopping on the MS
Something I have set my sights on, is Breamfest at Providence Hill Farm May 21st. I recently made a visit to Providence Hill Farm to meet the fly fishing manager, Chris Haddad and check out the fly shop and the lakes. Providence Hill Farms is a beautiful horse farm and sporting club on approximately 1,250 … More Breamfest at Providence Hill Farm