Sage Advice for Old(er) Guides
May05

Sage Advice for Old(er) Guides

A moment of chill on the Bow River Congrats ! You have gotten far in a guiding career by working hard and being a good person to be around on a fishing trip.However chances are the reason why you are reading this Blog Post is because Mid Life may have hit you hard. Let face it,The past 20-30 years have been a blur and perhaps now you are starting to feel it…. in more ways than one. Missouri River -MT You’ve noticed you can...

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Buying Double Guns
Apr14

Buying Double Guns

A couple of nice SxS’s and a male Mearns Quail With all the choices in shotguns that are out there it seems the guns that really draw the ultimate in “sexy’ comments are side by sides shotguns.A few reasons for this are they are the original game guns as SxS’s and have been around a lot longer than any other model of shot gun except maybe the single shot. H&H Dominion Grade That ads an element of tradition...

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5 Weights
Mar31

5 Weights

ready to go for a walk and wade As I get ready for the up and coming fishing season my Fly-Rod inventory consists of a lot of 5 weight rods,all 9 footers. I guess you can never have enough of them, they are rods used the most in the boat by both clients and myself when I get to fish.A 5 Weight Fly -Rod can get it done. Elk River Cutthroat From streamer fishing on small rivers to technical Spring Creek dry Fly fishing.For most its the...

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Fly-Fishing Of Course
Mar24

Fly-Fishing Of Course

Down here in Arizona the days (like everywhere ) are longer, nights are shorter and temperatures are downright balmy.It’s almost Bass fishing time ! I’ll get at it next week. The Northern Rockies are experiencing classic late winter -early spring conditions,warm one day then snowing the next.Snow Pack  is slightly below average so there should be a “runoff. I’ll get at Trout Fishing starting in Late May on...

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One Last Loop
Feb12

One Last Loop

taking it in I guess it’s very apparent that my outdoor related activities are focused around Fly-Fishing and Bird Hunting.Of course there is a build up of anticipation which leads to the first day of ‘the season” which can be opening day or the day of arrival to a destination.As the season moves forward I get into the “groove” of picking my days of participating in that particular activity.As the season...

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