Basics of Flyfishing

Fly fishing-What Knots To Do

I’ve often described fly fishing as my “yoga on the river”. Standing in a river for hours focusing on placing your fly or perfecting that next cast, in one word- Zen. It was always a novel idea but I didn’t try fly fishing until I was in my late 20’s. I was a tad intimidated…

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You’re On The Right Path

Photo of Inuksuk taken near Holman, N.W.T For anyone who has had the privilege to experience the north, they understand what a primal yet spellbinding place it can be. On thing I’ve always been intrigued with is the Inukshuk (or Inuksuk) creations by the Inuit people. Inukshuk means, “to act in the capacity of a human”, these rock…

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Antler Art for the Front Entry

Photo from here Last night while babysitting G2’s two and a half-year old nephew he pointed to some of the many European mounts we have hanging through the front entry of the house. He asked what they were for and my simple answer, “Decoration?” Seemingly satisfied with my lame response, we continued to the park, but…

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My Hunting Apparel Through the Season

Archery season opens here in 4 days! Which means getting the final items prepped for the next couple months. This year I have an archery mule deer draw and then some general hunts for sheep and whitetails that I plan on doing. While gear prep is key and vital for all the hunts I’m planning to do,…

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Is All Fair In Love and Hunting?

It’s August 1st which means hunting seasons are opening in many areas in the next few weeks. Rounding the bend into that time of year again I start to question the hunts and species I want to pursue and ultimatley why? The concept of fair chase is one that I’ve pondered since I first started accompanying my…

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