I’m currently in Wisconsin, and fully enjoying lake nights and bluegill fishing from the pier. New to me this year is a 1 weight Redington Butterstick. I’ve been in love with this rod ever since I learned about it from my friend Robert Hawkins aka Bobby Nachos of Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop.
Orvis Presents: If I Tell Them
The film If I Tell Them by Oliver Sutro and Orvis is a masterpiece. There are a few people extremely close to me that have been diagnosed with bipolar. It is not an easy road. Check out James Sampsel’s story.
Soft Hackles For Brookies On The Kinnickinnic River
This is my favorite time of year to fish soft hackles for brookies on the Kinnickinnic River. I don’t know what it is but now through the month of May I can’t seem to keep the fish off of my soft hackle flies. This is not a complaint, just an observation.
BMFS Winter Fly Fishing Videos
Here’s 2 BMFS (Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop) winter fly fishing videos I filmed and edited. Back in January I met up with Robert Hawkins and Area Man Aaron Przybylski on a driftless trout stream.
First Guided Fishing Trip Of 2022
My first guided fishing trip of 2022 season is in the books! The weather this winter (February) in Minnesota was brutally cold. Cristian and I had to reschedule because of how cold it was going to be on the day we had originally planned. Thankfully, the weather was more than pleasant the day that we did get out to explore the trout streams.
The Flyfish Journal Winter 2021
The Flyfish Journal Winter 2021 issue started has been shipped out. Honored and excited to have another photo within these pages. My excitement from having my first photo published in the Summer 2021 issue has still not settled, and this is an excellent way to cap off my year.
2021 BMFS Holiday Themed Fly Tying Contest
one is always my favorite. The theme changes every year, and the creativity of everyone who enters always impresses me.
BWCA FLY TYING CONTEST
Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters and Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop have teamed up to bring you a fly tying contest. The contest is simple. Tie up your best fly to use in Minnesota’s Boundary Water Canoe Area aka the BWCA, snap a photo of it, and send it to Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters.
Goal Achieved: The FlyFish Journal
It was 2012 when I picked up my first issue of The FlyFish Journal. Since then it’s been my favorite printed fly fishing magazine. I’ve […]
First Impression: Orvis Bug-Out Backpack
My first impression of the Orvis Bug-Out Backpack is WOW this pack is awesome! Could this be the pack that meets all of my needs to carry fishing and camera gear? I think it very well might be.