A weekend like the other fishermen

For as much time as I’ve spent around lodges, I had never been to one as a guest until this past weekend at the Clearwater Lodge on the Pit River east of Redding. As the sky turned orange on its way to purple then black, we pulled up to the white building. We were hungry…

Pit River weekend at the Clearwater Lodge

I’ve hung around the Fireweed Lodge in Klawock, Alaska, since middle school, but never in my life have I done the lodge-thing as a guest. Friday night my buddy Nate and I arrived at the Clearwater Lodge along the Pit River for a weekend of trout fishing. It was past dinner and sunset, but keys…