Category Archives: Trips

Montana Road Trip

There’s something about road trips for me. Maybe it’s my love of exploring new areas of the country and having plenty of time to listen to music that are enough to make me crave these experiences and get restless when … 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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The trip lives. Video from fly fishing for permit in Ascension Bay.

Fly Fishing for Ascension Bay Permit at The Palometa Club from Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co. on Vimeo. As mentioned in an earlier post, I enjoyed a great trip to The Palometa Club. Permit pursuits in Ascension Bay, Mexico were enjoyed … Continue reading

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What was that?! A long strange trip.

2016 was whack. It started with a resolution to only fish California and have a calmer year. For many reasons, it was not at all calm. In fact, it was a terrible year for reasons I won’t go into. However, … 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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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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About that resolution …

“What a long strange trip it’s been …” It seems like just yesterday that I was making the claim that my 2016 resolution was going to be to focus my angling on exploring California. California has a great deal to … Continue reading

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Going with the flow in Florida

I’m not sure what I was thinking. I booked a trip to Florida to attend the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show, and I added three days in Florida at the start of the trip to get out on the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Valley Uprising

“Don’t want to be a climber reaching for the top …” (Phish) I am not a climber. However, I have seen the film Valley Uprising more than I ought to admit. (I’ve watched it a lot. A lot.) For reasons … Continue reading

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Nicaragua ventures …

So that happened. After years of having occasional passing thoughts about fly fishing in Nicaragua and the seemingly endless potential of saltwater angling opportunities on the West Coast of the country, I decided to just go for it. And with … Continue reading

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