The St. Joe … A love, Hate relationship

If you follow our blog, we are glad that you do; if you don’t we would sure like it if you did!    You can see from past blogs April (Elk hunt 2011) and (Stonefly’s, BWO’s and lessons learned—spring fishing on The Joe), what I mean by I have a love hate relationship with theContinue reading “The St. Joe … A love, Hate relationship”

A year in photos….My first year of fly fishing

The Lochsa-Day 1 Brian and Dale and I fishing on the Lochsa 2012 We hit the NF of the Clearwater the weekend after the Lochsa–one of my very first fish! Brian’s first of many on the NF First time fishing Kelly Creek before the Womens Clinic My first one on Kelly Creek So glad IContinue reading “A year in photos….My first year of fly fishing”

High water and solitude on Kelly Creek

A few weeks ago we decided to take the camper out for a “test drive” so to speak, up on the NF of the Clearwater.  We knew the water would be really high still, but thought, what the hell—I can honestly say we will probably never again have the entire Kelly Creek to ourselves!  TheContinue reading “High water and solitude on Kelly Creek”

Rabid dogs, Bongs and Gang signs…oh and a camper!

For the last few weeks, I had been diligently looking on craigslist for an affordable camper for the upcoming fishing season—–tired of man handling the air mattress around each night in the tent to blow it up, just to wake up half way through the night cold and on the hard ground…and for those ofContinue reading “Rabid dogs, Bongs and Gang signs…oh and a camper!”

Stoneflys, BWO’s and lessons learned—spring fishing on The Joe

We finally made it out on one of the local rivers Saturday—we drove about 2.5 hours north to the St Joe—we knew it would be high, but figured we’d try it anyways… after all—even a bad day of fishing is better than a day at work—and luckily it was both our days off—so no matter what–itContinue reading “Stoneflys, BWO’s and lessons learned—spring fishing on The Joe”

First time on the Lochsa…and Britts first go at fly fishing!

It was July 21st, 2012.  Our company from back east had headed for home the day before the Lochsa outing…which meant Yes! We were going to be able to go after all   The day before, we had a bit of inclement weather…a hail storm/minor flood…so we were hoping it would stay clear for our first trip out toContinue reading “First time on the Lochsa…and Britts first go at fly fishing!”