A week ago, Kat and I returned from Belize for our annual trip with Eworth Garbutt in Belize. Our goal was to permit fish, turn off the phones, and spend some time on the water together. Further, Kat and I had been talking about the possibility of her throwing some light stuff at the fish.…

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It’s been a great week of traveling and fishing in Belize with Kat and Eworth Garbutt. As we’ve done the last few years, we took a week away from the shop and made it down to spend some time permit fishing in new waters with and old friend. I have much to report from the…

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Friday was the Superfly, and I again fished it with Aaron Snell. It’s been a while since I fished with Aaron, and it was great to get on the water with him. We did not have an opportunity to prefish the day before the event, as we are currently without a shop manager (if anyone…

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In an effort to keep things saltwater-centric (and to retain a prayer of getting caught up on these reports before I leave for Belize), I’m going to gloss over the trip to Montana that Kat and I took the third week in August. We visited Fitz and Dotty, and caught some trout. We also carp…

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After the two days with Simon, Kat and I divided up the two fishing days that Ian had set aside for Dave. The fishing the day before had been slow for Ian and Kat, who had decided to throw six pound in hopes of connecting with the women’s record. I was up for the second…

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  Dave Skok encountered some flight issues on his way down for our planned fishing, and ultimately sadness prevailed: Dave was unable to come down. As we had two days of fishing with Simon and two with Ian planned, the fishing went on in his absence. I fished alone with Simon, and Kat and I…

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After taking a few days off from the epic trip with Chad and Co. I headed out for an evening look-see with Ian Slater. He was working at the shop until 6, but with sunset happening late this time of year we decided that it would be worth it to take a pair of evening…

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Early last week, Chad Huff came to town. We had talked back in the fall when we were fishing with Steve for the six about Chad coming to Key West and taking a stab at his first permit on fly, and I had Tuesday and Wednesday booked with John. Ian Slater added a day at…

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