Strong, scary, powerful
Why you don’t want to wade onto icy river edges during the thaw The ice jam release you see here comes courtesy of our friends at the Roaring Fork Conservancy (http://www.roaringfork.org/) on the upper Roaring Fork River here in Colorado a couple weeks ago. Ice jam releases are incredibly dangerous for both boaters and anglers. You…
The Thalweg: Already Dreaming of Summer
Twelve images that instantly bring me back to boats, rivers, and of course fishing. I hope you agree.
Or at the very least Spring… Here on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains it seems as if Winter has not yet arrived. We’ve had precious little moisture and my last float was incredibly just a few weeks ago. The dory is now finally wrapped for the Winter, and the rafts are put away…
Early snow isn’t a deal-breaker
I dread mornings like this every year. Sometimes it holds off for a few more weeks, or even a month or longer. But this year, winter showed up early. As I type this, it's snowing. And not just a little snow. We have a good 10 inches of heavy, wet snow in the yard —…
Is it spring yet?
It’s cold here along the northern fringes of the Snake River Plain — snow blankets the ground, and the wind has a sinister bite, even though it’s not even Thanksgiving yet. As I’ve gotten older, this is the time of year I like the least — it’s cold, but it’s going to get colder. There’s…