Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing Guidance

August 27, 2012

Nothing makes me want to drop my fly box and flee faster then when someone says, “Hey, can you teach me how to Fly Fish?” My dread isn’t because I don’t want to help someone out, but rather from the fact I’m a terrible (bad/horrible/awful) instructor. I know this because I’ve tried in the past, [...]

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Found the Fishing Hat, Left my Heart…

August 16, 2012

Found the missing Hat and few new Friends ~ With Marc Payne from A Perfect Drift I’ve been back for almost 2 weeks from my trip to Yellowstone and I’m still struggling to wrap up everything I experienced, participated and witnessed for the written word. At this point I’d say I left my heart (once [...]

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Missing: 1 Lucky Fishing Hat

July 17, 2012

I grow rather fond of my fishing gear, irrationally so… I have lucky flies, lucky hats, lucky shirts, lucky fly bags and lucky fly rods. I’m not sure if these things are actually lucky, but I grow attached to my gear. We — meaning myself and my gear — bond during time together on the [...]

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Shin Deep: With a side of Fly Fishing Fun

June 12, 2012

Last Fall I did two things that I’ve been meaning to write about. First, I read the book Shin Deep: A Fly Fisher’s Love For Moving Water by Chris Hunt. Second, I spent a day fishing with Chris, also of Eat More Brook Trout. Along with Michael Bantam of DreamCast Idaho and Emily of The River Damsel. About Chris, [...]

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Birthday Brown

May 21, 2012

Whenever a Birthday comes along I find myself faced with the same questions. And no, the questions aren’t pondering the meaning of life as the time clock ticks another one off on me. I’m saving the meaning of life questions for a more pressing time, like if I find myself drowning after taking a step too [...]

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Blogger Tour 2012: A Writing Contest

May 14, 2012

When I was a freshly hatched fly fisher, my first destination fly fishing trip was Yellowstone National Park. I figured I had 2 months of self taught fly fishing under my rod, I had caught 3 or 4 wee little trout (mostly by accident) and clearly I was ready for the big leagues. As far [...]

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For the Wayward Internet Fly Fishing (babe) Seekers…

April 24, 2012

So, one of the handy dandy internal programs here on this site of mine is the ability to see how people stumble their way to my website via organic Google search terms. This is a screenshot (I could not resist taking) of an afternoon worth of search terms that Google took a look at and [...]

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A Fly Fishing Project to Kickstart

March 30, 2012

First Up. It’s been awhile. I KNOW…and that’s all I need to say about that. I wanted to jump onto this neglected site of mine today and give a shout out to a project I think is rather swanky. Many of you are already familiar with Mr. Unaccomplished Angler: He who is creator and Author [...]

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Dear Fly Fishing Santa

December 12, 2011

Dear Fly Fishing Santa, Obviously you didn’t get my letter last year requesting a Drift Boat and one bonus Elf to row it for me. I am still Drift Boat-Elf-less. However, you should know straight up. I forgive you for this oversight. We are good. No hard feelings or grudges are being held on my part. [...]

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CPR: Catch Photo Release

December 8, 2011

When I was a wee fishergirl and I’d catch a small fish, I can remember having this conversation with my Dad, often. He’d praise my catch and then say, “Becca, let’s let that one go so he can grow up a bit more and then someday you can catch him again.” When we would return to the [...]

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