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High in the Cascade range of Southern Oregon, a Battle has been playing out: ODFW vs Chub.  With millions of dollars waged on this war, and acts of akin to dropping an atomic bomb on the Chub ( killing many many others as well ) – the mighty chub keeps coming back. A great story […]

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Last week I drifted between time zones, job roles, state lines, and states of mind.  More than once I awoke in the middle of the night, typically after the first drift off to sleep – and my mind would struggle to find where I had drifted too, and when it was.  Fortunately my mind, and body drifted […]

There has been some big news regarding the Lower Deschutes river and the impact of the Selective Water Withdrawal Tower at the Pelton Dam.  Earlier this week, the Deschutes River Alliance filed suite against PGE on the impact the SWWT has taken on the Lower Deschutes. This alongside the pending legal battle on the Deschutes […]

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I could spend a lifetime figuring it out I’m going through changes now That have just begun Under a purple sun There’s many reasons we are what we’ve become The song is definitely worth a listen, or ten, the lyrics and music are lovely.  Spring is a time of change.  Last weekend I took my […]

The quip about doing something over and over again – expecting a different result is insanity – would very well describe me and fishing a certain area.  For months over a year I’ve been sneaking away for a quick half hour of casting early in the morning, or at dusk, searching for gold – only to […]

February 21st.  My nephew’s birthday.  But also it happens to be some crazy steelhead cosmic love time rift for me.  Photographic evidence of this oddity: February 21st, 2015 – 10:34 AM February 21st, 2016 – 10:37 AM This fish was caught a few minutes earlier – took a bit to find a place to anchor up. […]