Columbia River Bound

Granny and I haven’t experienced many pleasant driving days since January.  Today may have been the first.  But it was a gem and the Cascade Mountains rocketed into the jet blue sky.  We drove the Ruby Van from Bend, OR to White Salmon, WA where we start a visit with...

A Fly Fishing for Bull Trout Day to Remember

High wind was in the forecast for today and we believed it.  The wind was howling at the Robertson’s house as we drank coffee here in Bend, OR.  Windy enough that Sarah and Granny both opted to skip out on fishing with Scott and I on Lake Billy Chinook for bull trout....

Proof that Yesterday was Lucky

When I hit the pillow last night I thought really hard to compare the fresh “Spring Chinook Salmon” I’d just eaten with other favorite eating fish from walleye to snapper.  I couldn’t chose one over another.  But what I did conclude was Mike’s suggestion to go try to...