I Went To The Woods

Friend and foe?

As hunters and anglers, we are allies and enemies.

 

Black Friday shoppers wait in line to check out at the Nebraska Furniture Mart store in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (Nati Harnik | Associated Press)

Shopping spree self-control

What Black Friday weekend really looked like.

 

Is it really surprising?

I’ve been pretty surprised with how surprised I’ve been lately. First has been the early afternoon darkness after daylight saving time. Despite growing up in… Continue reading

 

Labels and group identities are complex. Just because the author is conflicted about Prop 1, doesn’t mean he doesn’t Stand for Salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Jeff Lund)

I Went to the Woods: Longing to belong

I sat under the cover of a massive cedar tree on top of a steep hill hidden from Google Earth satellites, hoping a deer will… Continue reading

Labels and group identities are complex. Just because the author is conflicted about Prop 1, doesn’t mean he doesn’t Stand for Salmon. (Courtesy Photo | Jeff Lund)
If irrational anger follows viewing an image of the lone steelhead of a trip, one needs some perspective. (Jeff Lund | For the Juneau Empire)

I Went to the Woods: A little perspective

We live at a time and in a country when we have so much free time and so much money, we can spend $700 on a fly rod and go to rivers to catch and release fish.

If irrational anger follows viewing an image of the lone steelhead of a trip, one needs some perspective. (Jeff Lund | For the Juneau Empire)

Fishing for the Soul

A close friend asked me what changed during a particularly deep conversation the other night.