Category Archives: Freshwater

Take Action to Protect Bristol Bay

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is up to his shady secret shenanigans and now Bristol Bay is at serious risk. It is imperative that the fly fishing community comes together to voice their opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine, which, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Take Action: Stop Timber Sale in the Tongass National Forest

The Tongass National Forest is Southeast Alaska is truly a national treasure. This lush rainforest is regarded as the last salmon forest and it is also stacked with steelhead. Unfortunately, there are frequent threats from logging, and we now have … Continue reading

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An overdue trip to the McCloud River

Overdue indeed. While I’ve been blessed to travel the world to fly fish, regretfully my travels have taken me away from what’s in my own backyard in California. And despite having many opportunities for more travel, I truly want to … Continue reading

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CalTrout Meet-up: All Things Steelhead

Friends: I will be joining my fellow CalTrout Ambassadors for an event on steelhead in San Francisco. The info: CalTrout Meet-up: All Things Steelhead CalTrout Ambassadors are hosting a get-together at Lost Coast Outfitters to talk all things steelhead. George Revel, Lost … Continue reading

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Road Trips

High school. While my friends were getting ready for prom, I was B-lining it to a farm pond in Southern Maryland to get after largemouth bass. There’s a good chance I could guess what music I was listening to that … Continue reading

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Podcast: Fly Fishing Kamchatka with Justin Miller

Justin Miller is one of the world’s greatest experts on fly fishing in Kamchatka. In a new episode of The Venturing Angler Podcast, he and I discuss fly fishing for aggressive trout in Eastern Russia, the Kamchatka Steelhead Project, cherry … Continue reading

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Game Changer

After many years, a lifelong dream was fulfilled last weekend on the Trinity River in Northern California. As a kid, I took float trips with my uncle Jim in the mountain rivers of West Virginia. We would spend all day … Continue reading

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