Over lunch the other day, some friends amd I were discussing the best way to teach a beginner to shoot. We found ourselves in unanimous agreement that the best firearm to learn to shoot with is the 22 caliber single shot rifle with traditional iron sights. There are a host of 22 s out there ranging from the simple single shot model to tube fed 22s, lever action saddle guns, slide action gallery guns and the ubiquitous Ruger rotary action 10-22. All can be fine guns and all have their strong points. For my money however, nothing is better than ...
This time of the year is magical on the Delta.
We weren't in much of a hurry Saturday, so we stood at the tailgate of Nate's truck and retold the highlights of seven years worth of fly fishing trips. Whenever we've been together lately it's been like this. Our memories are told with increased vigor and embellishment as my move nears.
I continue to be amazed at how far technology has advanced and its impact on fishing.
Outside of fishing trips, I get column ideas from everywhere.
Not long ago I heard a story about a school teacher in Montana who asked students on a quiz to name the four seasons. The most common answer she got was Trout Season, Deer Season, Elk Season, and Duck Season. That's sort of the way my mind works too. Opening Day of both deer season and bear season for the Sierra Nevada Mountains is Saturday, Sept. 28. Deer season runs six weeks until Nov. 3, while bear season lasts until Dec. 29.
Fishing and football have been two of my deepest passions since I was a youngster.
We knew Sierra's Bryson Sanders would be one of quarterback Jake Pruitt's favorite targets.
Last week I discussed Into the Wild with my buddy Nate's junior Advanced Placement class during my prep period.
With the summer-like conditions we've been having lately, the inexperienced angler tends to believe that the fishing conditions are the same as the summer. After all, the days are just as hot and the waterways are as busy as any other summer day.
When I was chastised for wearing a Simms Fishing Products hat while deer hunting this summer, my hunting buddy, who will remain nameless, didn't mention the trout silhouette on the front.
Labor Day weekend is an exciting time for most anglers.
Dad would have turned 63 on Saturday.
I watched the evening news the other day and saw where a group of local motorcycle enthusiasts were having a Sunday ride to raise money for charity. Despite the bad press that motorcyclists occasionally suffer from, I have found them to generally be a compassionate, caring group of people. My brother, Chris, rode a Harley until his death and it seemed that his motorcycle club was always raising money for kids or veterans. The motorcycle folks are all right. I wonder though, if they are aware of the discriminatory policy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation when it comes to granting kids ...
It's already getting darker earlier in the day and getting cooler at night, meaning that fall weather is closer than most people may think it is.
Unbeaten Gonzaga is giving college basketball fans something to talk about besides the usual story lines.
I'm beginning to see an increase boats being towed through my neighborhood, leading me to believe that the fishing must be improving.
The great con in South Florida could be nearing its payoff.
There's a tree in my neighborhood that's been my springtime indicator for past 20 years.
There have been 50 of these already, making this Super Bowl LI in the roman numerals the NFL uses to make sure no one forgets ...
Saturday night was the seventh annual Hoops for the Cure Classic between Ripon and East Union, a fund raiser for cancer. For Lancers senior Ruby ...
With the election of Donald Trump as our president, gun rights advocates are getting all fired up at the possibility of a national concealed carry ...
ATLANTA - Mike Smith never made it to the Super Bowl with the Atlanta Falcons.
If you've never witnessed a lake being planted with trout, it's definitely a sight to see.
The brotherhood did its job methodically, pleasing Atlanta owner Arthur Blank so much that he was last seen dancing into the night on the victory ...
It has been a while since I've been so excited to go fishing.
The takeaway from this year's Hall of Fame balloting is Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens likely will get in within the next five years ...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants attention more than he wants a fight.
It's hard to believe that this time last year many of us were hoping that we would have enough rain to finally end the ...
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth made it tough on everyone in his age group, including Justin Thomas.