Going Aloft, Chapter 24

There are times in life when, no matter how hard you try, you just can't seem to make it work. You are reminded, forcibly and sometimes painfully, of your true position relative to the eddies and whirlpools of larger life, of the interconnectedness of everything. How delicate the balance of forces on both sides. How … Continue reading Going Aloft, Chapter 24

Fishing for the Future: Essay for Salt Magazine

I hope this essay is as fun to read as it was to research, because I had a splendid time kayak fishing in the mouth of the Cape Fear River, angling for a Sciaenops Ocelata, the Old North State Fish known as the Red Drum. It was a beautiful day, and there I stood on … Continue reading Fishing for the Future: Essay for Salt Magazine

Going Aloft, Chapter 11

For all you fisherpeople out there, this chapter's for you. Saltwater fishing has always captivated my imagination more than freshwater. Maybe it's the spectacular colors of the fish, maybe it's the possibility of catching a real whale-scaled monster, but I've always gotten bored in lakes and streams. When I moved to the coast seven years … Continue reading Going Aloft, Chapter 11