The vices of vises, Jerry Garcia and a punk rock deer

“Blame it on Jerry” was a typical quick response in my younger days, when questioned about some less than ideal decision. Mr. Jerry Garcia was a towering figure to me and since work was not such a priority back then, there was time for fishing or travelling somewhere to see him. Alas, we grow older … Continue reading The vices of vises, Jerry Garcia and a punk rock deer

Tie up your fly, order a striper plate and set your winter table

With my arrival delayed by an AWOL windshield wiper in a hard southwesterly rain storm, I was the last to enter a room full of fly tyers. Nobody looked up, save for Kimberly Sullivan, the always smiling Principal Biologist for RIDEM and their Aquatic Resource Education Coordinator. For an easy donation of five dollars, this … Continue reading Tie up your fly, order a striper plate and set your winter table