Sticky

Fly fishing is a large part of my guide service. I have been teaching fly fishing and fly casting on the lakes, streams, and rivers of Upstate New York since 2003.  Lefty Kreh taught me how to cast on VHS tapes in the 90’s. I have been consumed with mastering the presentation of the fly ever since. The year 2022 marks twenty years of guiding and instructing fly fishing. Over the course of two decades, I was fortunate to have hundreds of incredible opportunities to teach people how to fly fish. My approach to teaching fly casting has developed into a program that can helpRead More →

Adirondacks

The other day a guest of mine, who was in the Adirondacks visiting, mentioned how he missed the change of seasons. Arizona is where he has been for the last 20 years. But he is from Albany. That comment made me think about living in a world without the change of seasons. With all my years spent in the northeast, I found it hard to grasp the idea of living in a place where everyday of the year was damn near the same. Living in a state of constant sameness could make a lazy man even lazier? No grass to mow in summer or leavesRead More →

The years seem to go by like yesterdays. When the age of 50 hits it requires me to sit down and think about life a little bit. A lot of bit in fact. The year 2022 marks my 19th year leading others in pursuit of fish and game as a licensed guide. Vibrant and vivid memories of all the nice people and beautiful places I have known in nearly two decades of professional guiding come to my mind. It is easy for me to get lost in reflecting on memories of seasons past. I become overwhelmed with happiness and satisfaction. What stands out most, besidesRead More →