Great Smoky Mountains Trip: Video

Great Smoky Mountains Trip: Video

I won’t go into story detail here–I’ll do that later.  This is the first ever movie I’ve made, so go easy on me.    I …

 

Salvelinus patronus: Part I, Odysseus and the Medusa

Salvelinus patronus: Part I, Odysseus and the Medusa

I’ve been teasing about this post for a while, months even.  The work that I did in order to produce its material is nothing compared …

 

White Piping Tease

White Piping Tease

Because I like to be a little mean sometimes, I’ll just throw this one little photo up as a tease. There’s a big post in the …

 

Worth It

Worth It

I don’t look everyday just because my time is usually in the negative most days…the moment I step out of bed.  When I do, though, …

 

Why Build Your Own: Part II, Wraps

Why Build Your Own: Part II, Wraps

Now that you know and understand a little bit about how working with the individual nature of how each blank bends, it’s possible to dig …

 

Why Build Your Own: Part I, Spines

Why Build Your Own: Part I, Spines

I get asked with some frequency why I build my own rods when, if the blanks are warranted, I’d have to completely rebuild a rod …

 

Rolling Your Own

Rolling Your Own

Well, I don’t roll my own blanks (though that would be a fun endeavour later on), but I suppose you could say I roll the …

 

On Scene

On Scene

That’s right, we are back.  After a long debate with myself, I decided that of all the “time wasting” projects I have going on, blogging …

 

Interview with Shane Gray

Interview with Shane Gray

I asked Shane Gray of Graywolf Rods if he’d take a little time away from his building and answer a few questions.  Being the incredibly …

 

Peter’s Progress

Peter’s Progress

I got an email from Peter C. a few days ago (ok, over a week ago…) that I haven’t gotten around to posting and sharing …