Hand crafted flies for fly fishing

I recently chatted with Josh from the Geppert Brothers Fly Fishing Foundation about a possible collaboration. He filled me in on the company’s fantastic mission to teach the young adults of Cambodia a marketable skill (fly tying) in order to help them fund programs to benefit their children’s education, environment, and economic situation. An excerpt…

Throwback Thursday

These snaps are from a Montana Drifter adventure back in 2013. Todd, Frank and I drifted into Alder and stayed at our western home – Upper Canyon Outfitters in the Ruby Valley. I’ve spent almost 10 years making the trip there to chase trout during the summer. I could not recommend it enough to those looking…

Drift Spotlight #1: Montana Part 2

I awoke quite groggy with the heat of the morning setting in quickly in my Golite Trig 1 tent. As I unzipped the door, I could smell the fresh, crisp Montana air. I looked around and it seemed like most had moved on with their travels. What time was it? Had to be around 9…

Drift Spotlight #1: Montana Part 1

I have been lucky enough to visit big sky country for over 10 years. The first was a very emotional time for my friend Chad’s memorial service in Red Lodge – and the adventure began when the plane touched down in Billings. I rented a Subaru Forester and started the drive towards Red Lodge, which…

The Original Drifter

Today is my Dad’s birthday. Yes, the original Drifter – who, fortunate for me, introduced me to this wonderful past time of fly fishing a long time ago. Around 36 years ago, give or take a few years. And I’ve been able to share many days on the stream with him, as well as time…