I am an author, an angler, and an adventurer. I am here to share my stories with you. If you want to experience the inner poetry of the outer wilds, follow me, and I will take you there.

Fish Columbia?

Fish Columbia? Yes, Yes You Can

For every great fishery in the Americas, there has been a golden era. Whether you are fishing off the Florida Keys or Central America, life has changed in the last generation. Encroachment from resort living onto what was wild habitat, increased commercial and recreational fishing, and a gen­eral increase in the population of fishermen who…

Weekend in Mexico

Weekend in Mexico

Outside some white patches of the unreasonable, unseasonable snow persisted. Wet and cold, leaves plummeted down like lumps of plutonium. Not Robert Frost swirling, but more like Charles Bukowski depression poetry. Raking them would be like pulling up iron ore. And what about my regular fishing trips to Central and South America? Business was too…

Escape to Mexico

Escape to Mexico

Business had been good since moving into these new offices. So good, in fact, it was…dictatorial. I sat there alone. It was getting late with work still piled on the desktop. My usual long-range fishing trips to Central and South America had been pushed back and back. Where had they gone? Modern clocks don’t tick…

Busted Trip to Key West

Busted Trip to Key West

It was a Key West kind of joint; you know the style. Canvas for a roof and slowly turning fans above. The lights in the swimming pool behind us were more than what the barroom had, so the potted palm trees swaying at the edge of darkness were enough to keep you suspicious. There were…