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Casting Across: Win a Vedavoo Seam Sling

Congratulations to Matt from New England for winning the Vedavoo Seam Sling. Thanks to all who entered! Earlier this week I wrote about the newest product to come from the good people at Vedavoo. Previously, I’ve told you about two of their core packs that I personally fish. Now, I’m giving you the chance to …

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Happy Beard-Day to Me

One year ago this Sunday, I shaved. Like any other morning when I’d have to get up and go to work or appear in some sort of formal capacity in front of civilized people, I showered, dressed, and shaved. All was normal. Things were smooth. Later that day I headed down to a conference in …

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2 Years of Fly Fishing People, Places, & Things

Casting Across is two years old. For two years, there have been three posts a week covering all manner of fly fishing topics. Some technique, a few humorous anecdotes, and a handful of takes on the people, places, and things that make fly fishing culture what it is. In reality, it is those people, places, …

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Video: Office Fishing Knickknacks

Have you ever answered a question that wasn’t asked? I have. And you get to hear and watch the answer. All the while getting the treat of rapid motion, awkward camera angles, my not looking at the right part of the cell phone, glowing hands from being too close to the lens, and other enjoyable byproducts …

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Casting Across: Like, Share, <3

I don’t ask much of my readers. Aside from tolerating the occasional rant, sifting through language that may or may not be sarcastic, and dealing with an endless regression of in-site links, reading Casting Across is a relatively simple task. I know that most writers say this, but I can assure you that I mean it. …

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I Bought a Hat, You Get a Free Sticker

All the way back in the winter, I saw a hat that I really liked at The Fly Fishing Show. Okay, I saw lots of hats that I really liked. There are plenty of companies putting out great looking gear for fly fishers, but RepYourWater has been at the forefront of angling style for years. …

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Trout Unlimited Costa 5 Rivers & Casting Across

The fun of fly fishing is the seed that grows into the tree of conservation. That was the first thing that Andrew Loffredo, the national coordinator for the Trout Unlimited Costa 5 Rivers program, told me when I asked him to sum up the purpose of the group. In over 80 college campuses across the …

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Last Cast of the Year: 2016

Thus concludes the year 2016.  Perhaps you’re planning on getting out one more time before the calendar actually changes, or maybe your last trip out was good enough to end the year  on a high note. Regardless, you can only get .0028% value out of your fishing license. You can get also get some mileage …

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Good Times, Good Stuff

Casting Across celebrated its first anniversary  this past weekend. And as is the case with any good celebration, there ought to be gifts. So gifts there shall be. I’ve partnered with four great companies – companies with great people that I’ve had opportunities to interact with over this past year – to put together a …

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Happy Birthday to Casting Across

One year. 160 posts. Too many alliterative titles. Lists for the sake of lists. Articles about fishing… but not really about fishing. Lots and lots of people reading my thoughts about fly fishing (and some other stuff) along the way. *** I still haven’t written too much about why I am writing about fly fishing. Obviously, …

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