Pops’s Bamboo Rod Shop at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum

As I’ve written about before on this site, my dad’s bamboo rod building workshop has long been bound for the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum. That day finally came, and the long room in the back of our garage is now empty.


New England on the Fly Partners with The Compleat Angler


The boys down at The Compleat Angler, a fishing store and outfitter in Darien, CT, have picked up New England on the Fly, and built out a section of their awesome new website for my content. This means more talking about New England fly fishing, with more people, more of the time.


Exciting New Partnership

todd fedele striped bass

I try to keep any and all professional announcements off this site, but I wanted to share some exciting news: Todd Fedele, guide and co-owner of The Compleat Angler fishing store, has asked me to join him and others in a new venture. I’ll share more details, as well as the back story and links, as soon as there’s more to share.


Good news for menhaden

Menhaden — the largely unrecognized lynchpin of the saltwater food chain whose stocks have shown signs of decline in recent years — had a good day this week: the ASMFC’s Menhaden Management Board approved the first ever Atlantic menhaden harvest reduction, setting the reduction at 20%.