If I were to attach a word to this summer it would be "context," though, really all summers are about context.
Several years ago, while fishing with a newcomer to the sport, he hooked a striped bass and brought it into the boat.
The true mark of a relaxed mind is losing track of the days.
Last Wednesday I awoke and saw two of my Tucson buddies casting into the river in the semi-bright pre-dawn light.
Bruce Bochy wasn't willing to go with the small sampling size and make Yasiel Puig an All-Star, though he might have been tempted to change his mind after watching the rookie sensation do a little bit of everything in helping the Dodgers to a win Sunday in San Francisco.
Last night I was sent to the store to pick up some items that we needed at home. Out of the 10 items I purchased, I ended up finding four of them once I started to put my newly-purchased items away.
The Los Angeles Lakers want Dwight Howard so badly they put up billboards urging him to stay in town, then got Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash to get on bended knee before him.
When planning an Alaska itinerary for college friends, it is important to consider things like safety.
Coming home from a camping trip is never easy.
The first time I fished with Rob Jackson was close to a decade ago.
When working out an itinerary for mom's retirement trip to Fairbanks and surrounding areas, I had to fit in a float on the Chena River for Arctic grayling. Naturally, a very late ice break up and torrential rains had the Chena swollen to the point the guide called to say the float was in serious jeopardy. I had never fished the area I had no clue what I'd do if the float didn't happen. If the Chena was blown out, then everything else might be unfishable too.
Five years ago I purchased a 75-gallon fish tank from someone selling it on Craigslist.
Editor's note: Only a portion of Lund's column ran in Wednesday's Bulletin. Here it is in its entirety.
In January, the outdoor itinerary for summer is so ambitious - a schedule of old haunts with dreams of adventures in new spots. But when fall comes, what you didn't get to sometimes outnumbers what you did.
The weather has been uncharacteristic for the month of May - lots of wind and cooler temperatures for this time of year.
The other day while driving home from work I saw a truck towing a trailer with a couple snow mobiles on it.