Posts Tagged ‘Rainbow Trout’

2016 In Review

TWENTY-SIXTEEN WAS A BIG YEAR. New clients were booked, revenue milestones were reached, shutter clicks were off the scale, and the official year-end tally of My Butt In An Airline Seat surpassed 15,000 miles. In this video, you’ll find a smattering of my 2016 work from The Olympic Range to the Seychelles. Much appreciation to YETI and Frontiers International Travel, […]


Go West, Young Man

Go West, Young Man

I LIVE IN TEXAS. And with the exception of a few put-n-takers in a couple of dam-fed rivers, we have no trout in Texas. And if you’re a magazine editor, or an art director, or a publisher who has perused my stock archive, you’ve probably noticed that trout and trout fishing images are relatively scarce […]


The Kings of Swing

The Kings of Swing

The last time I fished Alaska’s Kanektok River, boot-foot neoprenes were all the rage and most anglers were chasing king salmon with one-handed rods. That was 1993; which seems like eons ago. On my low-hanging flight from Bethel to Quinhagak, last week, it was comforting to re-visit a barren piece of tundra that hasn’t been overwhelmed […]


A Place That Wasn’t Hot

A Place That Wasn't Hot

I can’t remember a time when I was more excited to leave my ‘hood. After 47 days over 100, this summer, I looked out the window on July 29 and thumbed my nose at pan-fried Austin as my flight headed north toward cooler climes. Turns out, however, that my destination was having a few weather […]


Graduate School

Graduate School

I suppose my son, Blake, was about 10-years-old when it became obvious that he was choosing fishing and hunting over skateboarding and Xbox. When he reached middle school I decided to dangle the carrot that would hopefully keep him on point. I promised him that if he made good grades, kept his nose clean, and […]