Lake Revival

01-18-16  We have been in such a drought for so many years it was getting so depressing to see our home waters dry up. All the restrictions, the estimated time of the city running completely out of w...

Pic of the Day – Marfa

01-11-16  I love West Texas. All of it. Alpine, Marfa, Ft Davis, Big Bend. This last weekend while shooting the Big Bend Livestock Show, I had some time to drive around and just roam. This was going ...

Cruising West Texas

01-08-16  How do I always end up in this Alpine place? Is it the mountains? The desert? The people? Answer…yes, yes, and yes. I’m went down for the Big Bend Livestock Show as their photog...

Off to the River

12-10-15  I hit the river trail again with a beautiful blue sky and no wind. Again…no wind. Two consecutive river trips with no wind??? I could get used to this, but I know it’s short lived aroun...

A Long Four Months

12-02-15  Wow, four months since the last time I was on the water. It was 96 degrees that day and was the week before I flew out with the YakAngler crew to film Outdoor Retailer in Utah. It was a bal...

A Trip Back in Time – Final Chapter

11-22-15  We arrived in Ruidoso, NM at around 9pm. It was definitely colder than anywhere else we had been. We were tired from the long day, so we grabbed a bite and went to the motel to relax and sl...

A Trip Back in Time Part 2

11-20-15 Day 2 After an exhausting first day, we slept like champs. We were up at 7:30am, gathered up the few things we had out and left the motel by 8. We knew the road would be a long one today, and...

A Trip Back in Time Part 1

11-19-15 For the past three years, my son and I have started a tradition we hope to carry on for many years to come. We call it our annual Dude’s Trip. We are avid outdoorsman, so we take 4-5 days a...

Pic of the Day

11-15-15 November 6, 2015. Roaming around Lake Valley, NM. you’ll come across a lot of history. Even some of the “newer” things have a story to tell. Above photo – Lake Valley,...

Back Around

 11-15-15  Ever since we got back from Outdoor Retailer in August, life and work, have kicked in full force. There hasn’t been any time to fish, yak, or do much of anything. In the business we...

Another Quick Break at Sunset

10-14-16  How rare it was to have two evenings in a row to run around and shoot a few photos. I didn’t have a ton of time, but enough to have some fun. I ran out to the state park again just in...

A Break at Sunset

10-13-15  It’s been so crazy at work since I got back from Salt Lake City in August, I haven’t had time to do anything. Granted, after the four, 15 hour days, shooting video and photos at...

Fear the Beard

08-31-15   After a disappointing finish in the Rob DeVore look a like contest, and compounded by the realization i’ll never be as pretty as Jameson Redding, I put razor to leather and started ...

YakAngler’s Outdoor Retailer 2015 Video Montage

08-24-15  This is a video montage I put together from the week we were in Salt Lake City at Outdoor Retailer. We worked 12-14 hours a day filming, editing, and uploading. It was an amazing experience...

Outdoor Retailer 2015 Recap

08-19-15  What an experience. For those that might not know, Adam Hayes (co-owner of yakangler), Chris Funk and myself headed to cover Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City the first week of August. Chr...

Unexpected Run to the River

08-02-15  After doing some maintenance work on the site, I realized for some reason this story never published here from a few weeks ago. I had posted on a kayak fishing forum and our Trailing Hook J...