Robin Williams: The Unknown Man
August 12, 2014
What do we really know about someone? I know he was funny—God, funnier than anyone I’d ever seen. His funny words were like bullets from a machine gun, and each bullet a different size and shape, though each one hit a target. Bull’s-eye. Laugh riot. Perhaps that word, ammo, is more appropriate than you think. […]
Why would anyone fly fish?
June 13, 2014
I sit back on a rock, stretch my aching back, watch the snowy glacier feed the crystalline lake at 11,500 feet and wonder why I do this. I’m sore from standing for hours, tired from hiking an hour to get here, thirsty because I didn’t bring enough water, and the fish aren’t biting. It’s enough […]
December 23, 2013
Here’s the fish I caught on the first hole on my first trip to the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam. Do you think I might fish with the same fly on this hole again? Yep, I do. Do you have a favorite fly? You know, the one you use when everything else is not working, […]
Dry Flies on the Bighorn River in Winter?
November 25, 2013
Yep, this rainbow was so hungry it came right out of the water and tried to eat a rock by my foot! Had to take a picture. What else was I gonna do? Just returned from our biannual trip to the Bighorn river, me and 8 other guys. We have three drift boats and bring our […]
Earth Day blues and smiles
April 22, 2013
Okay, so it’s Earth Day, again, and you have done nothing to sustain our wonderful blue and green marble. You’ve got the blues because oil is still the dominant energy source, along with the other fossil fuel, coal, polluting the land, the air, the water, and you see no cure in the near future. […]