Video spotlight: Grand Cascapedia

A few years ago, when the Outdoor Writers Association of America had it’s annual conference in Lake Placid, NY, my buddy Brett Prettyman and I were lucky enough to fish for and catch Atlantic salmon. OK, so they were of the land-locked variety, and plenty small. The biggest might have been 10 inches long. But … Read more

Video spotlight: Convergence

My friend Travis Swartz is a pretty good fly fisherman, contrary to beliefs of many, who know him only as world-renowned fly fishing guide and culinary school graduate Hank Patterson. Travis is Boise filmmaker, and the mind behind the kitschy and ever-popular Hank Patterson videos that poke fun at guides, clients and, well, fly fishers … Read more

Video spotlight: Headwaters Haven

My driveway looks like a high-mountain pass this morning. I pushed and tossed fresh powder for about an hour, and was grateful when a neighbor showed up to help clear the last quarter of the pavement with his snowblower. But I’m dug out, and my head is anywhere there isn’t snow. I’m good and ready … Read more

Video spotlight: Yakutia

Jako Lucas has been fly fishing the world and making movies about it for some time now, but his latest effort about the massive fish of Yakutia might be one for the ages. The region most folks only know exists on the playing map of the boardgame “Risk,” is plenty fishy, as you’ll see in … Read more