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2019 October 9th: I’m doing a lecture on Bonito and False Albacore for the Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association. One of the best clubs around. The location is Veterans Memorial Clubhouse 100 Sunset Ridge Drive, East Hartford, CT 06118. Meeting starts at 7pm. Free admission.

2018 February: Going to the 2018 Fly Fishing Show in Edison, New Jersey? I’m planning to do a Destination Theater presentation entitled “Wading the Florida Flats for Redfish & Snook”. Hope to see you.

2017 October 11th: This fall I’ll do a lecture for the Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association. The subject is the Upper Connecticut River’s Trophy Stretch. The CFFA is one of the largest and most active fly-fishing clubs in the country. Meetings begin around 7PM at Veterans Memorial Clubhouse, 100 Sunset Ridge Drive, East Hartford, CT.

2017 Fly Fisherman Magazine: Just submitted a piece to Fly Fisherman magazine. It is an editorial examining how “fly-only” waters are regulated across the country, with an eye toward how “Tenkara” and “euro-nymphing” fit in. I expect it to appear in the magazine by year’s end.

2017 American Angler Magazine: Check out the July/August issue of American Angler. I have a humorous story in the “Waterlines” section. The piece is called “Trouble on the Moon”. I’ll post a copy on the site soon.

2017 Upper Connecticut River: Back in July I spent 4 days fishing the “Trophy Stretch” on the Upper Connecticut River, in Pittsburg, New Hampshire. See post here.

2017 Scott Radian Fly Rod: In July I purchased a Scott Radian Fly Rod. I’ve been wanting a long 4-weight rod for sometime. And this baby is 10-foot. My goal here is to learn more about euro-nymphing, a relatively new and exciting part of our sport.

2017 Asheville, North Carolina: On the road north in May, I spent a night in Asheville. What a jumping place! Art, music, food and more craft beer breweries than you can ever imagine. Pubcycle anyone?

2017 Fly Rod & Reel Magazine: In the spring of this year Fly Rod & Reel magazine bit the dust. Man, sorry to see them go. To learn more see my post.

2016 Diamondglass Fly Rod: Got a Diamondglass 4-weight out of an estate sale. Looks brand new, unused. Wow, I really like this rod.

2016 American Angler Magazine: I wrote a piece entitled “The Reds are on a Roll” for the 2016 March/April issue of American Angler. Find it on the back page in the “Waterlines” section.

2016 Connecticut Fly Fisherman Association’s 46th Annual Expo & Banquet: I proud to be the banquet’s keynote speaker. This is a great club. I’ll also do a separate presentation in the afternoon during the Expo. The event takes place on February 6th at Maneely’s Banquet Center, 65 Rye Street, South Windsor, Connecticut

2015 Fly Fisherman Magazine: In the August/September issue I have a story entitled “Old Yellow Eyes“. Its in “Seasonable Angler” section.

2015 My Latest Book: My latest book is now available online from the Angling Book Store.

2015 Bonefish Trip: My son and I  spent four days in February on Long Island in the Bahamas. We stay at the Long Island Bonefishing Lodge. Nice place. Had fun. Read about it here.

2014 Along the Water’s Edge: Been working two years on a self-published book. Finally got it in print. Damn, a lot of work went into it. Pleased with the results. Hope you are too.

2104 A Kabuto Fly Rod:  Ever hear about a Japanese custom rod builder by the name of Yasuyuki Kabuto? He makes beautiful fiberglass fly rods. Well I bought one. Here’s the first of a few posts on this rod.

2013 Fly Fisherman Magazine: In the Fly Fisherman’s November issue, there is a piece of mine entitled “The Land of Milk and Honey“. Find it on the back page under “Seasonable Angler”.

2013 Fly Fisherman Magazine: Wrote a kayak review for the magazine’s 2013 Special Gear Guide issue. The piece is entitled “LUV for the SUP”.

2012 Fly Fisherman Magazine: In the 2012 Aug/Sept issue, I have a story called “Lucky with Landlocks” Find it on the back page. (This scan has the pages reversed. You’ll figure it out.)

2012 Self-Published Book Project: Been meaning to try the self-publishing game for sometime. Well, the project is now in gear.  Writing new material, collecting existing content, learning the software, doing the page layouts, designing a dust jacket, researching printers,. It goes on and on.

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