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Cuba Libre 2: Grand Salami

Permit are an obsession for many anglers, mostly because they’re nearly impossible to catch. Some people I know have spent thousands of hours and dollars without landing one. 452 more words


Film: A Look at Fly Fishing and Climate Change in COLD WATERS

COLD WATERS from Conservation Hawks on Vimeo.

A while back, we posted the trailer for COLD WATERS – a film that looks at fly fishing and climate change through the perspective of some of the most respected anglers and activists in the U.S. 140 more words


In Defence of; Rugby Shirts

I can see why people sometimes find it hard to look past the awful connotations of the rugby shirt. They go hand in hand with that really naff suburban London posh boy look. 71 more words


BC Coast 3: Foraging

It’s tough to go anywhere with Yvon and not stop to grub up some wild food along the way. And since I’m pretty much in the same category, when you put the two of us together, we tend to find the time–even in the middle of a steelhead trip. 340 more words

BC Coast Steelhead: Part 2

Okay, here we go with the fish pix. As guests of our friend Will (who also kindly took  these photos), and the Heiltsuk First Nation, Yvon and I knew there was some self-imposed pressure on our hosts. 351 more words


BC Coast Steelhead

Just home from a little visit to the remote central coast of British Columbia with my good buddy, Yvon. And when I say remote, I mean a 35-mile open-water boat ride in a 17-foot skiff from “town,” and a near-complete lack of infrastructure. 214 more words


What was just a Patagonia Commercial...

Yvon Chouinard’s Patagonia Commercial for the Dirtbag Diaries

Today, I put on an episode of the Dirtbag Diaries, a great podcast you should probably check out, and it, like all of the episodes, started with a commercial for… 315 more words