Tying Flies

In the early ’60s my father worked as a dry cleaner in his own business, he would come home from work and flop in his favorite chair with his pipe, a cold beer, and the evening newspaper. He worked six days a week with Sundays off and spent his days fishing when he could.In the…

Spring Dreaming

Well, at the time I started writing this the Iowa DNR is telling me the Brook Trout at Decorah is good fishing, “Iowa fish pool edges and heads using flies imitating prey drifting down. On sunny afternoons, fish the hatch.” Of course, it’s 5 below zero daytime temps and six or seven inches of snow…