Month: February 2016

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. […]

A great read on return rates of hatchery programs on the Deschutes, and the impact ( or lack thereof ) of the¬†Selective Water Withdrawal Tower. https://deschutesriveralliance.wordpress.com/2016/02/13/what-happened-to-all-the-fish/  

Sometimes you need to disregard the forecast, even if NOAA tells you it is going to rain. ¬†Even when the USGS tells you a river is going to bump and might be blown out – no excuses – you just have to go. Fortunately I was able to convince some good friends to disregard the […]

I listen to this song often – looped – while pecking away at my keyboard and querying my brain for solutions that it thinks is elegant for a problem. ¬†Although the solutions returned from my noggin aren’t always the most amazing ( and are downright scary months later ) – this song gets me into […]

Gotta get away….¬†‘fore I lose my mind That lyric is dramatic, but sometimes you just do have to get away. ¬†All I know is that the fact Becky and I were both sick when my parents arrived in Bend last Friday – we were not going to let that prevent us from getting away. So […]