Mark And Phoebe are Engaged….

This weekend, My son proposed to his girlfriend of nearly 8 years. We couldn’t be happier. Six months in the planning, he popped the question on a local beach they love. A hour before they arrived at the beach, family members from both sides set the stage that mark had requested pitching a tent on…

More Jurassic Lake…

Its been a busy couple weeks since Ive been back from Jurassic Lake Lodge.  Both Mia and Mark came home for the Christmas Break and we had a great busy family Christmas.  The main event of the last two weeks however was my son’s marriage proposal to his girlfriend Phoebe of nearly 8 years.  That…

Christmas Island 2018

 October 20-30, 2018  The American Dental Association meeting went back to Honolulu this last month after 11 years. I received a call from my cousin Kenneth and Dr Les Wong about borrowing some equipment for a trip to Christmas Island after the convention. It didn’t take much convincing to join them since I had…

The James Baroud Space roof tent.

Next year or maybe this year Im going to start my new years resolution to fish more local water next year. After this years road trip to Montana. I think I want to get back to basics and camp fish Northern Cali, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. I have a Motorhome, but for…

Seasick on San Luis

Monday Sept 3, 2018 – Today I almost got seasick on San Luis Reservoir.   The San Luis Gentleman’s club hit the racks with success yesterday landing over 100 fish between them all in  calm weather and no Dam Police.  Today’s weather report looked like yesterdays-a little wind in the morning dying down by 9:00 am. …

Alberta 2018

 August 26 – Sept 1, 2018 -It doesen’t seem right to lead off this post by saying that this is the worst week of fishing Cam and Pauly have seen in 17 years.   The abnormal for them was still pretty exciting and new for me having memories of some of the hottest weeks in…

Banzai at the Powerstaion

 As I get older, its harder and harder to get up in the morning to fish.  I try to REM for every minute till that alarm goes off and then I have the coffee, breakfast, meds,  bathroom routine down to exactly 20 minutes.   Then another 10 minutes to put the boat on the truck…

Are 360 Cameras in my future workflow?

  I got really hot and then really cold for 360 cameras. After editing one of my best friends weddings shot in my absence with a GoPro Fusion 360 Video Cam, Im hot again on these novelty cameras again. Im a sucker for 3D, VR , Hi Res sports cams to record my fishing adventures.…

Adventures in Landscaping 2018

You know how those little home projects turn into monsters? Here is yet another story of how a small project turned into a major one. After the California Drought of 2012 through 2017, I decided to let my crappy lawn go brown which it has remained till this year. Even though our grapes were thriving…

Steve owns the Racks. Wacky Racky

I dont think I ever caught so many cloned 17 inch schoolies ever. Our biggest today was only 20 inches but very few were like that. Today Steve and I caught over 40 stripers in San Luis. I hadn’t fished with Steve since last year in Bolivia, and he’s still got the moves at 86…