If Not Now… WHEN!!!

https://instagram.com/stories/ofieldstream/2634000857041989196?utm_source=ig_story_item_share&utm_medium=share_sheet If salmon are to survive in the waters of Idaho and the western states east of the Pacific Ocean, the man must step up and stop the annihilation habitat. Dams are one of the greatest ingredients to Extinction of aquatic species. Of which the anadromous salmonids are the most effected. STOP THE INSANITY!!! REMOVE … More If Not Now… WHEN!!!

Rainbow Hallelujah

The new year had arrived with the cold winds of winter. Hopes and dreams, held hostage by the cruelty of the out-going year; a time of unprecedented calamity since the days of World War II; passed amid falling snowflakes. The cold wind blew through the valley. The chill penetrated everything in its path. The lone … More Rainbow Hallelujah

CXC 365 ISV Day 53

The moon doth rise and glows in its eyes … intent there in … If there is a food fish among the freshwater gamefish, it would be the Walleye.  They reign near supreme in the Cook’n Grease category.  Perch are delicious, and so are the cousin sauger, but filet-for-filet, nothing beats the Walleye. There could … More CXC 365 ISV Day 53

CreXpoCon: The PROJECT

CreXpoCon – The Creative Exponential Continuum … was begun in 2010 with a collaboration between N5CG owner Les Booth and noted Canadian watercolor artist and fly-fishing enthusiast, Diane Michelin. Diane posted one of her finished paintings on her then new Facebook page and upon seeing it, Les knew, as soon as he saw the image, … More CreXpoCon: The PROJECT

CXC 365 ISV Day 28

Pat’s Pickle … a most tasty potential side dish for any hungry fish I guess when you’re a fly creator and you develop a new fly, coming up with a name can be .. well, a pickle. Voila! We have a name. So, I guess, Pat had a difficult time naming this fly and was … More CXC 365 ISV Day 28

CXC 365 ISV Day 27

The Chubby Chernobyl; bulky iteration of the Chernobyl Ant… Big body, high floating fly that is, on many waters, a go-to-fly. It can mimic so many large stoneflies and hoppers. The high flotation of the large body is great of using the dry-as-an-indicator setup. Drop a smaller fly; from wet fly to beadhead; off the … More CXC 365 ISV Day 27

CXC 365 ISV Day 26

When you hear the word, “Cahill”, what comes to mind?  If you’re an Outdoor Writer or reader of interesting and intriguing adventures told in peak detail, you’ll likely have the name, Tim Cahill (a most amazing outdoor writer), come to mind.  However, if you’re a fly-fisher, then you’re more than likely to think of Tim … More CXC 365 ISV Day 26

CXC 365 ISV Day 25

Every fly-fisher, every guide, every fly shop owner… have a desire in common: continuity.  And the center of their Continuity of Universal Fly-Fishing (CUFF) , it is the, FLY. That wee object of feather, fur or synthetic, designed for deceitful dalliance and used to convince a specific member of the piscatorial world of aquatic creatures, … More CXC 365 ISV Day 25