I’ve never been someone to buy cheap tools. My grandfather had me standing on a four-legged stool next to him as soon as I could be trusted with a screwdriver. I spent years of my life repairing bicycles and using tools and my hands to earn my keep. I know the value of a high-quality tool that you can trust to get the job done. Which is why I’m so damn angry about this pair of scissors.Read More
I spent the better part of the summer fishing a very short, light fly rod and the change to a long nymphing rod meant some fast and dirty changes to how I approached a bank of leafless willows along Clear Creek.Read More
My summers are littered with the trips that I don’t take, all the adventures that never came off or made it out of the planning stages.Read More
Things even out over time. When you lose something in a river (barring a fly rod, of course. You’re going in after the fly rod.) it’s simply left your hands to wind up in another’s.Read More
Tenkara Angler was nice enough to publish "Simple Things", a short piece written by Sam, in its latest issue. As always, the whole magazine is worth a read. You can check out the summer edition of Tenkara Angler here.
If it were only for the addition of the hydration pack the Rock Creek chest pack would have been a worthwhile purchase, but the superior organization, Zero Sweep tool docks, and four-point harness add even more value to the pack.Read More