Since a kid, I’ve been fascinated with life outdoors. For me, rivers, lakes, and forests, all held adventure. Around the age of fifteen I picked up my first fly rod. And it’s been a love affair ever since. Fly fishing is magic; I can’t imagine living without it.
Many years later I began writing about the sport. Now, I’m the author of four books –Fly Rodding the Coast, Fly Fishing the Saltwater Shoreline, Fly Rodding Estuaries and Along the Water’s Edge. I’m also been a contributing editor to Fly Fishing In Salt Waters magazine and over the years, penned articles for every major fly fishing periodical including –American Angler, Fly Fisherman, Fly Tyer, Fly Rod & Reel, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Saltwater Sportsman, and Tail Fly Fishing.
Prior to taking up the writing game, I earned an MFA in Photography and spent 10 years as a full-time college photography professor. Yes I’m camera crazy. I have owned and used everything from Polaroid SX-70s to 8×10 view cameras. In those years, I exhibited personal work across the country, in both group and solo exhibits. Today I still show occasionally and my photographs (all digital now) are often used as illustrative support for my writing. And they’re all over this website, as you will see.
On a personal level, I’m environmentally aware and a strong supporter of conservation efforts. And I encourage everyone to be the same. Make no mistake our planet truly needs our help. Let’s join hands. Lets improve our world. Wealth and material possessions have never impressed me. I believe the best in life is free and at your fingertips. Love, laugh, and live your life with an adventurous soul. You can reach via e-mail here Or directly at home firstname.lastname@example.org