I haven’t written in months…both because I have not fished and because I haven’t felt I have had words worth reading. Not that life has not been full. There has been some hunting, but nothing memorable. There have been no flies in the vice, no wet waders, no stories to tell. There has just been …
Tag: native trout
Between the Moments….
We live between the moments. They surround us. Each day we are presented with the simple, yet emphatic question: what will I do today? The day passes slowly; The years pass quickly. One day we awake… and we are older. What did we do with the moments that we had? ….yet you do not know …
Ageless, Lonely, and Beautiful
In Appalachia, sometimes lines on a map are nothing more than that, and the personality of the region spills-over.
…beside the still waters
Sometimes it is only when we look back that we fully understand. It is only the perspective of “the rest of the story...” that allows us to fully appreciate the Hand of God in our lives. And so it was for me this summer. I spent the better part of June and half of July …
40 Mile Trout
Here I was on a trout stream no one had told me about, that wasn’t a special regulation stream, that wasn’t stocked... looking at a native trout taken on a dry fly I had tied that wasn’t likely to catch a fish...
Come Hell or High Water
Fly fishing for wild trout in West Virginia.
Don’t Fish Here.
the frustration of fly fishing for native trout during a Pandemic