Archery Dall Sheep hunting is a daunting undertaking. As I consider all the necessities and possibilities of this hunt, it seems huge. Having had zero experience with such a hunt for such creatures in such a place, research is the key. I am evaluating assorted “suggested gear lists”, reading as much on the subject matter as I can reasonably digest, watching videos of others on mountain hunts and most importantly seeking the advice… Read More
It’s still a little surreal. I have never truly given much thought to sheep hunting. I have read all the stories and heard all the tales. They are all different but in many ways they are all the same. “If you ever sheep hunt, you’ll be ruined for life….” and, “I am just obsessed with hunting those mountain sheep…”. The meta-message is clear. Don’t do it! Unless, you are prepared to deal… Read More
Picture this, you have just made the perfect cast into a back eddy along a cut bank on your favorite stretch of stream. As the dry fly naturally drifts just along the edge of the flow, a trout rises and takes your offering. A solid hook set, followed by a few minutes of gently playing the situation out and you are blessed to bring a beautiful 22 inch Brown Trout to hand…. Read More
For years I have watched people try unsuccessfully to improve their golf game by buying new equipment. Ultimately, their swing flaws overpower the new technology and they are stuck with the same old game even after the equipment upgrade. Well, I recently fished with the Loop Cross S1 5wt and the Opti Dry Fly reel for the first time on the Hiwassee River here in S.E. Tennessee. As a direct result… Read More
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