Missing Alaska

It is officially winter in the Pacific Northwest. With the return of the neck-bending north wind and never quite finished drizzle, I find myself on the big rivers of Washington State swinging flies for a fish that I believe in as much as my son believes in Santa Claus. Similar to my son’s experience at our local credit union, I …

Southeast Silver & Steel

Fly fishing pictures from southeast alaska, ketchikan, inside passage & misty fjords national park. steelhead & salmon fishing

Fly Fishing in Misty Fjords National Monument

Even though catching fish is ostensibly the ultimate goal, to me fly fishing is more often just an excuse get away from civilization and into wild places. The overall experience, in my humble opinion, is much more important than counting the number of fish to hand.  As such, guiding in Southeast Alaska has given me the privilege see some pretty …