The gift of good words

One man’s off-season is another man’s steelhead season. I’d like to claim the latter, but since I have yet to swing for steelies, I must claim the former. If you’re like me, even when I do get the time to dip myself into frigid water or chilly lakes, it will still be obvious my fishing…

How can I get a raft?

The Same River Twice A Boatman’s Journey Home By Michael Burke I like memoirs because life is interesting enough if the story is told well. Burke guided whitewater rafting trips on the Stanislaus River in California which is discussed before he goes on a journey to Alaska to trace the history of a distant relative…