Life Lessons from Labrador

It was the fall of 2017, and I was in northern Labrador, waist deep in the McKenzie River.  My sloping shoulders portrayed the characteristic posture of a frustrated angler tying on another fly. The river felt cold flowing around my thighs while my flies remained untouched.  My angling skills appeared to be no match for

The Connecticut River Trophy Stretch: Update 3

Friday emerged sunny and clear, a welcome change from the recent rain and cold. We again fished the Trophy Stretch. The water warmed up a tick, bugs were popping, and the fish were eager. The highlight of the trip emerged, at last. The rod bent suddenly, and something very powerful took off. As a father, I