The 2017 Solar Eclipse Fly Fishing Adventure

When I first heard, several years ago, about an American Solar eclipse like no other in history, I thought about fish, specifically trout, and how they might react to a premature evening light and temperature drop. I pulled up a map of the “path of Totality” and noticed that it began its 1400 mph flight…

The Old Days…

Remember the days before digital photography?  I remember unboxing the Kodac DC 40. In January of 1995, Kodak released the DC40 camera which was the  first digital camera for the consumer market.  In 1998, I lost my server to a lightining strike and lost a large portion of my photography backups but I know backups…

The New Ulterra with Ipilot Link 2017

I know that a trolling motor should last more than three years but the fact that you cant upgrade the Ipilot features on the anything older than a 2016 pushed me over the edge with the idea of upgrading the Ulterra instead of fixing it. Instead of fishing today, I ran over to the local…

From HOT to Cold in 4 days

I fished San Luis Reservoir today eager to continue last Mondays luck, but to my surprise the fishing turned off in only 4 days. Tim Anderson and I looked high and low for bait and bigger fish with only a couple keepers and a bunch of “rats” to show. The only difference between Sunday and…

Mia Syn in the Huffington Post

MIa Syn was quoted in the Huffington Post recently.    It was great having her home these last few seeks while she did some work for Good Day Sacramento CBS Local  last week. “Can You Take Your Kids to Mickey D’s And Not Feel Guilty?” “As a dietitian, I am happy to see the nutrition…

Good Day Sacramento with Mia Syn

Nutrition by Mia on CBS local Sacramento talking about Fridge Free Snacks for you Summer Outings. Mia’s eclectic style comes to California. Having done television segments on both coasts with an Instagram following of nearly 30,000 and growing, its not surprising that Mia is becoming one of the most popular internet nutritionists in the country.…

Another Great Day on the Lake

Last Monday was the best day on the lake for me this year even though I didn’t catch either of the two 12 pounders that were caught that day.   Again, today was even better than Monday for me,  and again the “big one” alluded me and chose Dan’s fly instead of mine or Ed’s.…