Alright folks. I had a good friend ask how I work knots with one arm. After trying to explain over the phone for a whole 2 seconds, I realized a short video would be the best bet. Enjoy this high quality professional video and feel free to comment below. Take care!
My buddy Jason is on a committee for AECOM, the firm we work for. It’s called Great Places To Work Committee. The committee is headed by fellow employee Alex Rayfield, and support quarterly charities, in addition to other morale activities for the employees. He and I got together and decided to throw a Project Healing […]
These days, I don’t get to fish like I used to. The days of fishing 2-4 days a week after work have been replaced with overtime at work, working a side business, housework, exercising in an attempt to keep up with a slowing metabolism, and being a father and husband. The weekends are reserved for more […]
Not too long ago, I got an email from a man named Byron Begley. Byron is part owner of a very successful East Tennessee fly shop called Little River Outfitters. This place does it all from schools to guide trips to mail online shopping. Their whole vibe makes you feel comfortable as soon as you walk […]
This is just a quick post on a really great opportunity we were fortunate enough to have happen. It seems like so many great things have been happening to us at DDO lately. We are so thankful for that. Bob Grebe, of Fox 21/27, recently met up with me to learn a little about Dead […]
Last year, I was invited by the folks at Orvis to participate in the Go Outside Festival at their tent. The event, which started in 2011, is aimed at representing all of the outdoor recreation activities available in the region. It has taken off, to say the least.
Recently, I met up with Heather Hutzler of Daytime Blue Ridge. It’s a live local show hosted by Heather and Natalie Faunce about entertainment and lifetstyle in Southwest Virginia. Let me say that again. Live. I’m okay with interviews and such, but they’ve historically been taped and edited. Never live. So when I got the […]
In the days we first inhabited the New World, we learned how Native Americans practiced resourcefulness of their environments to the fullest. For instance, they would use a harvested deer for the meat, the deerskin for clothing, and the bones and antlers for tools. This was a great way of being resourceful, but also giving […]
A couple years ago, I heard about this event in our county called the Botetourt County Annual Fishing Carnival. The joint event is mainly coordinated by the Botetourt County Parks, Recreation and Tourism and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. In a nutshell, the event consists of an afternoon of free fishing related […]
There are a few flies that are in just about everyone’s fly box. Tried and true patterns that are sure to “save the day”. Dry patterns like the Elk Hair Caddis, BWO and Adams…