Flashtail Clouser with Rattles

The Fly of Choice in the Delta last week was a Chartreuse 5 1/2 in Clouser. Steve likes them, and I like what he likes. I thought I would take this weekend to replenish my flies. I also like this fly in San Luis, and caught some personal best stripers on it. The recipe is…

Forebay Frenzy

  The forebay was empty today except for me and Tubin’ Louie.  I finally met Tim Anderson a couple weeks ago fishing with Luke Sing and it was a meeting long overdue.  Ive seen him on the lake for years and he fishes the forebay almost weekly.    After exchanging phone numbers with him,  we…

The Pole Dancer Cannon…

For years I thought that I could improve my golf score by buying expensive drivers  I felt that feeling of anticipation as I unboxed my newest Fly Rod acquisition – The Echo Boost Beach 8wgt.    The Boost Beach is a 12ft 2inch overhead casting two handed rod developed by Tim Rajeff for overhead casting…

The good old days are now…..

With the election of Trump, some of the smaller proposition results have flown under the radar as to the long term impact to fishing as we know it in the California Delta  and ocean. Proposition 53 -The California Voter Approval Requirement for Revenue Bonds above $2 Billion Initiative- would have given Northern California a say…

The Mavic Pro Drone

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner…. Hall of Loosers…. Last week I received one of the rare Mavic Pro Drones forom my preorder made hours after its announcement.   I ordered directly from DJI.    The Mavic Drone is the newest generation of 4k video drones made by DJI.  It has all the capabilities of the Phantom…

The VR Revolution

Back in the 80s, I worked with a bunch of talented kids on the WINAMP project. Little did they know that they would be the catalyst to an explosion of computer and internet technology escallation that continues to this day.   At one time, 2/3rd of all the internet bandwith in the world was trading…