Pointing Dogs and Mearns’ Quail

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on December 15th, 2013 | Comments

What a difference a year makes. Our Mearns’ quail population seems to be doing much better than last year. I had been hearing this from a few hunters and yesterday I was able to go experience it for myself. In […]

Arizona - Backcountry - Birds - Hunting - Upland - Upland Game

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Gear Review: Fishpond Westwater Sling Pack

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on November 15th, 2013 | Comment

Last year I did a review of Fishponds nimbus guide pack. It really was the end all, be all of fly fishing packs for me. I still own it and love it. When I was asked to review the westwater […]

Gear Review

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Louisiana Redfish

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on November 10th, 2013 | Comments

“Aren’t Redfish just like Carp in saltwater?” That was the question I heard most when planing this trip. I didn’t know what to say at the time but after going and doing it myself, I can definitively tell you that […]

Louisiana - Ocean - Redfish - Saltwater

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Hunting the Hunters, Mako Shark Fishing

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on October 21st, 2013 | Comments

Dad and I were busy watching sea lions when Captain Dave Trimble calmly said, “we’ve got a Mako”. Shark fishing is a hurry up and wait game. Hours of boredom, punctuated by moments of nerve rattling excitement. Three hours earlier […]

Fish - Fly Lines - Fly Tying - Ocean - Pacific - Shark Fishing

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Gear Review: Pelican ProGear 2720 LED Headlight

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on October 20th, 2013 | Leave A Comment

Most of us are familiar with Pelican PreGear products. They make tough coolers that several celebrity fisherman endorse. They also make tough cases for high end cameras and laptops. But did you know they have several great light options? For […]

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The Mountain Doesn’t Care

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on September 29th, 2013 | Comments

I’m back. It’s been a crazy year with work and bringing baby number two into this world we live in. Our son was born back in June and mom has needed extra help lately so i’ve been home a lot. […]

Backcountry - Boulder Mountain - Brodin Nets - Char - Fish - Fly Fishing - Stillwater - Trout - Utah

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Book Review: Heaven on Earth by Andrew Wayment

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on June 30th, 2013 | Comments

I’ll be the first to admit that i’m not much of a reader. I have a hard time sitting still long enough to read a book in its entirety. When Andy Wayment asked me to read and review his book […]

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Gear Review: First Look Redington Vapen Fly Rod

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on June 8th, 2013 | Comments

We live in an age of improvement. Seems everything just keeps getting better. In fly fishing i’ve often wondered why we build these super high modulus graphite fly rods and then add a grip made of cork. Cork is awesome, […]

Arizona - Carp Fly Fishing - Fish - Fly Fishing - Fly Lines - Gear Review - Redington - RIO Products

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Back to Alaska – By DJ Zor

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on May 23rd, 2013 | Comment

My introduction to fly fishing came less than a year ago when my fiancée and I had a trip planned to Alaska. Shortly before we were to leave she had a work conflict and couldn’t make it. I called my […]

Backcountry - Fly Fishing - Guest Post - Pacific - RIO Products

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Land of Enchantment… and Tiger Muskie

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on May 12th, 2013 | Comments

With my first son set to be born sometime next month, this would be my last fishing trip for a few months. Some close friends and I headed east from Arizona and over the border into New Mexico, the “land […]

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