In Memory of Jim Cramer

“You fish — then you die — or you don’t fish and die anyway — your choice” Unknown   I met Jim 14 years ago at my daughters soccer games. He was the grandfather of Mia’s teammate and we shared a passion for fly fishing. He moved to the Villages in San Jose from Bodega…

April Fools Day on the Lake

I had such high hopes for todays fishing with some great reports on the lake in the last few days. Vaughn had a stellar day a few days ago landing over 20 fish with some big ones-three on the reel. Steve H was anxious to catch any fish in the big lake so we decided…

Game of Thrones Concert

Gina bought a pair of concert tickets for me for Christmas knowing that I was a big fan of The Game of Thrones. Yesterday evening after a long day at work, I was reminded that the concert was tonight and I really didn’t look forward to the long security lines and hellish parking that goes…

The Big Big Lake

The usual scenario is that the fish in San Luis Reservoir average larger than the fish in the Forebay even though they are harder to catch. With the lake twice as full as it has been the last 6 years, that rule no longer applies. Several of the regulars fished the lake yesterday with varying…

Maui with the Family

In a rare event, Gina and I were able to plan a vacation with both our adult kids and Ryan (Mia’s boyfriend) at our favorite island destination-The Kanapalli Ali on Maui. Mark is heading to PA school at Rosalind Franklin Medical School, Chicago in June. After buying a new Subaru Crosstrek for the two year…

Ryan and Daniella

    The Short Film. 360 degree Nikon KeyMission 360 Daniella Lela Crownover and Ryan Matthew Rich.  Stern Grove, Trocadero Clubhouse, San Francisco, California Friday, January 13, 2017 4:00 PM