FORSAKEN WATERS

Some consider Southeastern Idaho as the trout Mecca of the West. You can watch a thousand YouTube videos covering fishing on the fabled rivers of Eastern Idaho. For someone seeking solitude and big fish, however, Idaho rivers seem overrun with more anglers and boats than fish, especially during the famous hatches. This makes adventurers like…

POOR MAN’S BONEFISH

Most of my life I considered the common carp as a trash fish.  I figured the namer of this undesirable fish mixed up the “a” and the “r” rendering it “carp” instead of “crap.”  I remembered a time when my brother Scotty and I were fishing on the Bear River below our home near Preston, Idaho when…