Chances at Bones, Perms and Bulls

I cherish early mornings when in the tropics.  Down here at Grand Slam Lodge in Punta Allen its about 75° when you wake up.  I always get up and do a bit of writing for my blog and etc. all while listening to the birds sing with the ocean breaking in the background....

When Travel Goes Wrong

Yesterday was a travel day to forget.  I was headed for Ascension Bay in Mexico to host a group of Fly Fishers International guests for Yellow Dog.  With my intense work schedule in the rearview along with a harsh winter, I’ve been looking forward to high heat and...

Yellowtail Get Smart Fast

Our accommodation here in the boonies of Baja is simple.  Our rooms are basically a kid’s fort made of plywood.  We have comfortable beds but only one light blanket.  Evenings have been cool in the 50°s so we’ve been sleeping in our fleeces.  Last night dipped into...

Last Day of a Challenging Week of Weather

The insane wind was still howling when I got up for coffee at 5 AM.  But I saw stars for the first time since Sunday.  There were clouds too but no doubt we’d have some sunshine to help us spot fish on our last day here at Casa Blanca Fishing Lodge in Mexico.  ...

Fishing on the Fringe of a Hurricane

I knew at about 2 AM that even if we were fishing today, it likely wouldn’t be an on time departure.  The wind shook my room and heavy rain pelted the windows.  While there’s some glass most are made up of screens and fancy wooden blinds to keep the rain out.  Well,...