Dont just do something – stand there!

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better. — Edsger W. Dijkstra

Fly fishing from a southern facing coast into prevailing south westerly winds – this technique can help you deliver flies in tougher conditions often for bigger fish.

“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although eating honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Re-directed by our expert man on the ground who kept the possibilities of our escape from… Read More

 

Permit on the fly a week in Belize – incredible locations, company, fish and experiences. http://www.yellowdogflyfishing.com

The mystery for me was the way the folded newspaper packet felt. Not only was it impossibly neat and flat but it was also cold and a little damp on one side. When he opened it on the maroon deck at the bow of the lightship the worms were big and moved with a thousand legs, lightly covered in cool sand, they were green and brown and bright orange. I could identify… Read More

At first blush, a sport that measures success by ripping a creature from its environment, putting it in fear for its life, and sometimes taking that life would seem to have more to do with survival of the fittest than more soulful notions such as ethics and principles. But there is a lot of right and wrong in fly fishing, and the right carries over into much else that humans have the… Read More

The European sea bass as we know is particularly vulnerable to overfishing and local population depletion due to various aspects of its biology: They are slow growing and do not mature until they are approximately 31-35 cm in length for males and 40-45 cm for females. It can take from 4 to 7 years to reach this size (they have been recorded up to 28 years of age). Such slow maturing species… Read More