Category Archives: Oregon Cascades

Leaving Oregon painting

I painted this acrylic on canvass board and called it “Leaving Oregon”. The little whitish/purplish crosshatching is actually made up of slivers of a giant U.S. Atlas that Katie and I used on our cross country drive, moving out to … Continue reading

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Artsy fishin’ fotos

Fall in the Cascades. Why yes, that is an underwater striped polo shirt with a nursing home brochure stuffed inside. Guess this guy decided to take the man’s way out, rather than sitting around getting spoon-fed pudding. Me? I’d go … Continue reading

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New Crater Lake Pics

Yeah… I’m playing around a little w/ levels in iPhoto.

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Wrote Register-Guard editorial to stop stocking the McKenzie River

Yesterday the Register-Guard ran an editorial I wrote with the Caddis Fly Shop’s Chris Daughters about removing or reducing hatchery rainbow trout in the McKenzie River. So far all of the response has been positive, but I’m pretty sure that … Continue reading

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Solo float tube trip is super boring

Last weekend I went float tubing by myself on Gold Lake, chasing brook trout. I fish a lot by myself, and I’ve float tubed a fair bit, but haven’t done the two together — aside from a debacle in New … Continue reading

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Mount June Hike photos

KP and I went hiking on Mt. June last week. First time up there — a pretty intense drive. Not for anyone with a weak stomach. Bill Sullivan’s Cascades book points this hike out as being close to Eugene, but … Continue reading

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Diamond Lake’s boom and bust

After a dose of poison and 70,000 stocked rainbow trout, fisherman can once again pound Diamond Lake. The Register-Guard reports that anglers are catching the “Biggest Fish Of Their Lives“. But at what cost? This isn’t the first time ODFW … Continue reading

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