Dunno how I missed this one when putting together the FFF last month, but a hat tip to Moldy Chum for unearthing it. Pro snowboarder Mikey Wier and his buddies float California’s East Carson River, and they find both big rainbows and good times. Dudes need to carry bigger nets, though. I’ve never fished the eastern Sierra, but it looks fantastic.
rather than a predisposition to treat the dog harshly. As you can see, he was right.
Here is a truly wonderful story about a police officerwho also happens to be a dog lovershowing the proper way to respond to reports of a “vicious dog.” Officer Dan Waskiewicz was on duty and received a call that a vicious dog was chasing some children. This is a serious situation, of course, especially when children are involved. But Officer Waskiewicz was not so quick to. . .Read More
Apparently chastened by my response to their sneaky release of the previous issue of Southern Culture on the Fly, the editors were quick to hip me to the Summer 2012 number, which launched today. And if you think fly fishing is all about cool mountain streams and trout, this issue has got a thing or two to. . .Read More
After the disturbing news of our last post, here’s an uplifting story of love and perseverance. Alfie came to the Best Friends Animal Society in rough shape, suffering from parvovirus and distemper. His illnesses left him unable to walk well, which would make him difficult to re-home. But a couple from Montana fell in love with Alfie, saw past his. . .Read More
a species that few fly fishers ever target.
Ted Putnam of Hawk Lake Lodge in Ontario sent in this unusual fly-fishing photo and the story behind it:
Colin Mckeown was here at Hawk Lake Lodge for a week taping a new episode of his fly-fishing show “The New Fly Fisher.” During his trip he has concentrated on smallmouth bass and northern pike. However he also spent some time going after. . .
A horse-racing track in Kentucky has discovered a great way to draw a new audience to the facility: high-fun, low-stakes wiener-dog racing. The little Dachshunds don’t have to run all the way around the track, of course, but instead sprint through a. . .Read More