"fly fishing" tag

Fall Fly Fishing in Red’s Meadow // Alaska Airlines Magazine

I cast a line into the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River in Red’s Meadow Valley, which includes Devils Postpone National Monument and sits about 15 miles southeast of Mammoth lakes. My…

Outdoors in the Eastern Sierra // Alaska Airlines Magazine

In a back cove of Crowley Lake, I practice a roll cast with the wind at my back. My line line flops on the water, making a splash. “Cast it like you mean…

A Fish Creek Adventure

  A bottle of Altamura sangiovese weighs a few pounds. Although my pack was heavy and we were walking roughly thirteen miles that day, I knew the wine was worth the extra weight….

Confessions of a Winter Angler

The seasons have changed and it is winter again. Most of my friends are unpacking their skis and snowboards from storage and praying for snow, myself included. But, I can’t wait for the…

Fishin’ with Grandpa

To celebrate Grandpa Carlton’s 94th birthday, the Carlton family took him to Mammoth and Jon gave him a fly fishing lesson.  We enjoyed two wonderful days on the water – the Upper Owens…

A Perfect Day Fishing // Mammoth Sierra Magazine

The fish raced deep, the reel whizzed as the fish took the line out. My Sage Z-Axis 9 ½-foot, five-weight was bent like I had never seen before. There really is nothing like…

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