Merry Christmas! I hope that you are enjoying this special day. This year our family did something a little different for Christmas. We focused more on “presence” rather than “presents”. What that means is we focused on being with family, friends or the community, rather than buying a lot of stuff. Of course with the […]
One of the best parts of being involved in the outdoor industry is being able to sit on the boards of some wonderful organizations. One of the most rewarding ones is Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. You can read more in my column in The New Virginian here: http://tinyurl.com/phw1218
As a professional fly-fishing guide and instructor, I am regularly asked for recommendations on equipment. As Christmas approaches, the questions come fast and furious. Here are some ideas that should be helpful for any fly-fisher or if you are buying gifts for a fly-fisher.You can read my latest column in the News Virginian here.
This is a follow up to my column on 12/04/08. Hunters and anglers now have even more reason to offer their ideas to the incoming Obama administration. On Friday (12/05/08) the President-elect Barack Obama’s Transition Project announced that documents from official meetings with outside organizations will be available for review on Change.gov. Now you can […]
After 2 days in DC and what turned into a very big bummer with one of my closest friends in the hospital needing major surgery i fled like a coward for the comfort of home and hearth in the valley. This morning I need to cleanse my palate, mind and soul. Time to reflect on […]
Welcome to the transition. Here is a quote from Change.gov, President-elect Barack Obama’s transition website: “Barack Obama and Joe Biden recognize that we must forge a broad coalition if we are to address the great conservation challenges we face. America’s hunters and anglers are a key constituency that must take an active role and have […]