Wednesday, September 30, 2009

wtf? how about a fish pic?

thanks to sr for the photo credit
gosh it's small innit?

coming soon...rod building pics
cane's been flamed split and nodes dealt with

Monday, September 21, 2009

my new toy

braved triple digit heat to flame and split a culm
for a dainty and delicate one weight
currently I am a sweaty mess

waving buh-bye!

Saturday, September 19, 2009

prophylactic caddis soft hackle

this one I may just fish...

garden hackle

dirty worm
laugh if you like
I will likely never fish this monstrosity

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

gary lafontaine flies

gray coughlin
not a lafontaine original but a favorite

the classic deep sparkle pupa

Sunday, September 13, 2009

somewhere in the white mountains

obi wan tenkara

into the trees

second meadow
and a river runs through it

abandoned mormon (?) ranch

obscene graffiti inside one of the ranch buildings
I'm too old to remain such an adolescent
that this kind of shit amuses me 

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

state of craftsmanshit address (yet again)

well the shop's a total mess
once we get back underway seriously
as in splitting planing etc
the shop will need top to bottom cleaning

nevertheless a rod was dipped this morning

Tuesday, September 8, 2009


the original dump
a nice rainbow from the au sable
nature's cooler on the au sable

finally a suitably sloppy usual

Sunday, September 6, 2009

reel seat inserts

stained maple and tiger maple reel seat inserts

Saturday, September 5, 2009

rod tube jewerly

courtesy of my #1 fishing buddy and partner
thanks again steve

holiday bbq

w/ the family
bbq chicken scalloped potatoes corn on the cob
key lime or lemon meringue pie
get down w/ yer badass selves

Thursday, September 3, 2009