Riverside Conversations

by Rebecca on September 21, 2010

in Fly Fishing

Steve and his Pretty Bad Ass Casting

Before I took off on my Elk hunting trip I slipped out of town for an afternoon of Fly Fishing with Stephen Vance of Scandalous Sticks Flyrods.

I knew I wouldn’t be fly fishing for a couple of weeks so like a squirrel stocks up for winter, I inhaled as much Fly Fishing mojo as I could that day. I had a great time and caught enough nice browns to tide me over until I got back.

During a particularly frustrating fishing time for Steve, I attempted to be a good fly fishing buddy by offering a few words of encouragement and the conversation went like this:

Me: Well, at least your casting is really pretty!

Steve: What?! My casting can’t be pretty. It’s more like, bad ass.

Me: How about handsome?

Steve: Ohhh ssstop it. (said with a distinct lisp)

Me: Fine. How about, you display stunning casting abilities.

Steve: Stunning is a sexy lady in a racy red dress, not my casting.

Me: Good Point. Ok, ok. How about this? Your casting is Pretty bad ass.

Steve: Close enough.

 

{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

KirkNo Gravatar September 21, 2010 at 10:25 am

Sounds like Steve is pretty out of touch with his female side. Thank Gawd.

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Emily B.No Gravatar September 21, 2010 at 11:20 am

I would have used the word to describe his casting… as “RAD”!!! But, you got to the “Pretty Bad Ass” which was close!!! Ha.

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John HoweNo Gravatar September 21, 2010 at 12:30 pm

You were a good friend to be supportive :)

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Tom ReutebuchNo Gravatar September 21, 2010 at 3:17 pm

Scandalous sticks…I like that!!

My fly casting can be best described as possum beating..much like the nickname of my old golf clubs…the possum killers..

As always, great blog!!

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ShoremanNo Gravatar September 21, 2010 at 5:28 pm

Love the humor. I agree with Tom. I think my fly casting is like Possom beating too.

Mark

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Kentucky JimNo Gravatar September 22, 2010 at 1:21 pm

Nice to hear you got in some fishing before it gets to cold. Now, whadaya gonna do with all that high cholesterol red meat you collect?

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Glynn @ AReelLadyNo Gravatar September 22, 2010 at 1:37 pm

I feel like I’ve had this same conversation with my husband. I on the other hand do not cast pretty, but it works.

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Dave BerningNo Gravatar September 29, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Just found your blog.. interesting.. add to my favs

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