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Getting into a new line of work; Creative director for DRYFT

You may have noticed a lack of new content on my blog of late. There’s a good reason for this. It’s called DRYFT. Our goal is to produce a line of technical fishing gear with something new, style. We’re still deep the product testing and development phase at this point but trust me, it’ll be well worth the wait. We
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If you don’t know what it is, bonk it!

While fishing on the Olympic Peninsula recently I had a rather interesting encounter with a fellow angler. It started out like many river meetings do, exchanging a few fishing tips, comments on the weather and so on. The conversation turned to fish he had caught over the weekend. He proceeded to show me some pictures on his iPhone of his
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Wright & McGill Large Arbor Fly Reel

Gear Review – Wright & McGill Dragon Fly Large Arbor Fly Reel

The Wright & McGill Dragon Fly caught my eye recently because it offered fully machined components and a clean stylish look. Keeping in mind of course that Wright & McGill Co. is owned by Eagle Claw, I wasn’t about to pay anywhere near MSRP for one. Nothing personal against Eagle Claw but let’s face it, they’re no Orvis or Sage.
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Mora Campground near Forks Washington

Vampires, a Spotted Skunk & Frozen boots…

For the past ten years almost every October my life long friend Russell and I grab out fishing gear and head to the Olympic Peninsula; Forks to be exact. Why Forks you ask? Well it’s certainly not because of the Twilight movies. Although the crowds they’ve drawn to the area sometimes make things more entertaining. Nothing spices up a cold
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A sad day on my favorite river…

I normally don’t let things get me down but sometimes something happens and it just tugs at your heart strings. I grew up less than a quarter mile from the Nooksack river. On this particular stretch, access is very limited(except by boat) and I tend to think of it as my personal fishing space. I don’t mind sharing it with
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Made Products Camera Armor top view

Gear review – Xsi/450D Camera Armor from Made Products, Inc.

Item: Xsi/450D Camera Armor from Made Products, Inc. Price paid: $17.99 Purchased from: AvidmaxOutfitters.com I stumbled across Camera Armor while searching for some fly fishing gear (shocking, I know). The concept seems good right? Protect your expensive DSLR camera from all life’s little nicks and scratches? But does covering your camera in floppy rubber really work? Read on to find
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