|Red tide falling
May 01, 2012 at 4:52 pm
In February, the Wyoming state legislature considered an amendment to a bill requiring that state to purchase an aircraft carrier. Even though it failed, there were 22 legislators who voted for the amendment.
April 01, 2012 at 7:26 am
Once again, the weather prognosticaters had proven that their job is better left to leaf readers and Ouija boards.
I’d taken a good day of vacation to take my daughter Cokie fishing while she was off on Easter break. We were hoping to hit a home run on big bream at Lake Concordia.
|Fetch a fly tournament
March 01, 2012 at 3:10 pm
Belle, my faithful collie, often accompanies me to the nearby park for some fishing on the pond. But first she requires we make a stop at the adjacent dog park.
|Take a holiday for sac-a-lait
February 01, 2012 at 2:27 pm
Fishing is a lifetime pursuit; one never stops learning. Sometimes the education comes from books, videos or seminars. Sometimes it comes from the kids down the street.
|Stop before you clean it
January 01, 2012 at 8:07 am
Strip... strip... strip.
|New Orleans Showcase
December 01, 2011 at 11:54 am
This year, for the first time in its history, the International Fly Tackle Retailers Show was held east of the Rocky Mountains — in New Orleans.
|The lexicon of drop leaders
November 01, 2011 at 12:08 pm
The recent passing of Steve Jobs, co-creator of the first personal computer, gave this columnist reason to think of all the contributions that computers have made in our lives.
|Barret and the Spottail Diva: A love story
September 28, 2011 at 8:48 am
It’s prime time in the redfish capital of the world. From now through late December, flyrodders will flock to the marshes to stalk their spotted adversaries.
|Teach a child to fly fish and change a life
August 30, 2011 at 2:06 pm
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks.
|For cruisers and bruisers, target the strike zone
July 28, 2011 at 12:15 pm
Recently my young nephew Kurt accompanied me in the “Red Sticker I,” my Old Town Guide canoe, on a trip into the deep marsh for the wily Spottail Elvis. As the sun peeked over the horizon welcoming a new day, the first back appeared on the edges of a mat of widgeon grass. It was big and it was bronze. It was Elvis himself.
|How to win friends and influence fish
June 29, 2011 at 3:30 pm
Here on the northern Gulf Coast, we’re enjoying one of the best runs of white trout and chicken dolphin in many years.
|Speck-tacular flyfishing comes to those who wade
June 09, 2011 at 2:18 pm
Flyrodders who had to cancel their trips to Grand Isle, Fourchon, Holly Beach and Breton Island last summer don’t want to ever again hear the word “Maconda.”
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