Images from the Road

Images from the Road

Here is this week’s images from the road. A few more pics from our recent fall fly fishing road trip. The image above is an Owyhee Rainbow Trout. A Brownie eager to take a dry fly on the Owyhee River. A Mahogany mayfly. A bison in Yellowstone National Park. The same bison with a tourist…

2nd Annual Cast One – Home Waters Annual Online Auction

2nd Annual Cast One – Home Waters Annual Online Auction

The 2nd Annual Cast One – Home Waters Annual Online Auction is live from September 27 thru October 5. Proceeds from the auction benefit Casting for Recovery (CfR). There are several items directly benefiting the Southern Oregon CfR retreat my wife runs which I’ve shared below. RiverKeeper Flies – Item #280 The box of 66…

Fall Fly Fishing Road Trip

Fall Fly Fishing Road Trip

I have a question for you. Where would you go fly fishing if you had a couple of weeks and a campervan? That’s the question we asked ourselves last week as we prepared to travel east. Our answer was Montana and Idaho. We checked the weather report, packed the van and headed out on Saturday…

Odds and Ends

Odds and Ends

In this week’s post, I would like to share a few odds and ends. My energy has returned after being down and out due to Covid and I finally made it to the river last week to fish a couple of days…and the trout were waiting for me! In addition, I found myself at my…

Flies for September

Flies for September

I’m looking at the calendar and note the first day of September is only a couple of days away. Usually, by this time of year I would have pulled out my fly boxes to see if I need to tie more flies for September fishing. These are my provider boxes. My fly boxes seem to…

Back to the Vise

Back to the Vise

I ventured back to the vise last week to complete a few fly orders. I’m still recovering from Covid. It’s been 3 weeks now and I feel like I finally turned the corner. But it’s a slow process. The first flies off the vise were an Elk Hair Caddis Variant for a customer in size…

Terrestrial Fly Box

Terrestrial Fly Box

It’s August and the middle of hopper season and I thought I’d share my terrestrial fly box. While walking to the van today to get some flies, I saw this hopper on the driveway. I think it was a sign from the fish gods! For me, August is a month where I experience a lull…