A comparison of dog ownership to marriage (for girls only). This is a follow-up from an earlier article title "How Cat Ownership is Similar to Being Married (For Guys Only)
This article delicately describes the similarities of cat ownership and being married - for guys only.
Derry Down was a teen hang-out in the 1960's for up-and-coming garage bands. Gram Parsons' step father purchased it for the local teen performers including Gram Parsons. It is being restored.
A humorous e-mail from my older brother recounting the operation of lawn mowers we owned.
This article features Scientific Angler's Lefty Kreh weight forward fly line.
This article requests feedback on using the Canon T3 DSLR in video mode.
This article describes tying a strike indicator used for fly fishing.
Often times overlooked, the statues at Legoland Florida are worth a second look. They are made entirely of lego bricks.
This article describes tying and fishing the Zug Bug nymph pattern.
This article reviews the Emerson EVC1800 Digital Camcorder
This is a short article describing how to tie and fish the Myakka minnow for bluegills. It also links to an instructional video.
"Know your species, know your flies, know the water, the catch is yours" - what Sun Tzu would have said had he fly fished. Guidelines for fly fishing for bluegill.
A review of Zephr EZ-Rotary Vise
This article reviews a time-tested book, The Complete Angler by author Izaak Walton
The last of four articles addressing the US Federal Sequestration of 2013
This Article Offers A Scientific Approach For Determining Wildfire Frequency and Coverage In Florida
An explanation of 1960's existentialism through the song "Seeing Is Believing" with a follow-up of Christian apologetics.
This article promotes hand tied leaders for fly fishing and offers a links to a reference guide for constructing your own leaders.
A review of the TFO Lefty Krey Signature Fly Rod 5wt
The advantages of foam bass poppers for fly fishing are discussed in this article.
This is a detailed article about the origin and progress of Cellmate Miniatures. I started this company in 1999. It features 15mm wargaming miniatures for the Boxer Rebellion.
A fourth article during the Sequestration of 2013
This article reconsiders the value of HubPages based on the author's experience after a year and a half of publishing.
The third diary entry of a federal employee during the Sequestration of 2013.
this is a review of Empie's Golden Shiner and how to tie it.
This article describes the hi-vis foam spider and how to fish it.
This article describes the headlight/tail light nymph that is used for fly fishing.
The second of several entries of a federal employee's diary of the opportunities created while being furloughed.
The first of several entries of a federal employee's diary of the opportunities created while being furloughed.
This article describes tying the foam core hopper. It has a short instructional video.
This article discusses fly tying Mo's Foam Beetle. It also links to an instructional video for tying the beetle.
This article describes tying the chartreuse woolly bugger. It links to an instructional video.
This article describes tying the crayfish fly. It includes a video.
This article humorously identifies common heroes and villains from a kid's perspective while growing up in the 1960's.
This article describes small wildfires and how they are suppressed. This article is written in the setting of wildfires that occur in the Rocky Mountain West of the United States.
This article describes the Florida sand pine as a Christmas tree. It links to a video of cutting down a sand pine for a Christmas tree.
This article discusses 2wt fly rods and reviews the Echo Carbon fly rod.
This article discusses preparing for work during retirement.
This is a review of Cabela's Cahill fly rod, 5wt, 9 feet in length.
This video shows some basic fly tying techniques. There is written information as well.
This article discusses hooks, thread, and hackle feathers used in fly tying. it is the third article in a four part series.
This is the second of four articles on getting started with fly tying. This article addresses the essential tools to include the fly tying vise.
This is the first of a four part article about getting started with fly tying. It is an introduction.
The common fanny pack has some great utility for wet-wading fly fishers.
This article is a book review of Lady Bird Johnson's "Wildflowers Across America".
This article discusses an alternative method for evaluating the health of ecosystems.
This article describes sinking tip fly lines.
This article explains the scientific method and how it differs from belief.
This article offers information about fly fishing for small mouth bass and panfish in Sevierville, Tennessee just north of Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
This article reconsiders the use of a level line for fly fishing.
This article contrasts fly fishing in the West and the South.
This article contrasts trout flies with panfish flies. It recommends what to look for in panfish flies.
This article reviews the performance of a fiberglass fly rod.
This article helps you purchase another fly rod past an introductory one.
The article gives you sources on how to learn to cast a fly rod.
This article guides you in selecting your first fly rod.
Kayak fly fishing tactics emphasize stealth and position. The article helps you implement both.
Plan and prepare for your kayaking trip.
Optional accessories for kayak fly fishing include a paddle leash or extra paddle, paddle holder, rod holder, dry storage, and signaling device.
This article lists three essential items for kayak fly fishing. They are a paddle, a PDF, and an anchor.
This article helps you decide on the type of kayak to purchase for fly fishing. It considers the type of fly fisher you are and the type of water you will be fishing.