April 2017


Trout Boomer and the Little J — Bill Anderson and the Little Juniata River

April 27, 2017

“The river with all those railroad bridges.” That’s how many anglers identify the Little Juniata River. Ten massive, stone arch bridges sandwiched into five miles of the middle river…


The Downstream Fisher Yields to the Upstream Fisher

April 20, 2017
Most sports have a set of unwritten rules, generally agreed upon by those in the know. But the trouble with the unwritten rules of fly fishing is that many newcomers aren't aware of them, and it might take seasons of error before realizing that you were pissing everyone else off while wading downstream into the upstream guys.

Finding bite windows, fishing through them and fishing around them

April 11, 2017

Predicting when a trout will eat is about as difficult as predicting the weather. You get it right sometimes, but just as often you’re dead wrong. Even experts with…


The further you walk, the more you leave behind

April 4, 2017

I wrote an article about the pleasure of solitude and the distances we’ll go to get there. It’s titled “The further you walk the more you leave behind,” and it’s…


Clean ’em up! — Little Juniata River and Spring Creek cleanup days

April 3, 2017

We need your help. River cleanup days for the Little Juniata River and Spring Creek are just around the corner.

This may come as a surprise, but every day you…