Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Golden Ones

   I’m going to change. I’m going to reform it altogether.
Why? Because the other Sunday night I watched the Golden Globe awards and saw…

Monday, January 6, 2014

Simple, about Angling for a Change-- and for the New Year

                           Images of Our Flies

   You know what?  Everybody says,”You know what?” these days. I’ll try not to do it again, but you know what, those of us who have loved, studied, collected, and have used artificial fishing flies are today spoiled to death with images of them.
   There is a file here, close at my hand, labeled “Fly Plates”. It is my collection, over seventy years, of colored images of trout and salmon flies. The color photography of flies used to be, by present standards, rather coarse and disappointing. But these early images, rare as they were, were all that we had and we treasured them.