Stalking “The Fish Whisperer” On The Elk

The Elk River is famous for some of the best dry fly fishing in North America.  Fly-fishers come from all over the world to cast a line in this largely undiscovered river as it flows through the majestic Canadian Rockies from melting glacial ice high above Elk Lakes Provincial Park some 90 miles North of […]

Fishing In Paradise

As the sign says “Welcome To Paradise”.  To me, the seventy-five mile drive between St. Regis Montana and my cousin’s cabin on Noxon Reservoir is my idea of what paradise has to be like. The first week in May, I joined Scott Anderson, a fly-fishing outfitter friend, for a day of fishing. I was looking […]

Northwest Meets Southwest Chorizo Stuffed Chicken Breast

Northwest Meets Southwest Chorizo Stuffed Chicken Breast.

High Desert River Camo

Yaak Attack Stack

I grew up not too far from the Yaak River in Northwestern Montana.  The town of Yaak, had a post office, small general store and two bars (one by the name of the “Dirty Shame”).  It was popular for tourists and area residents to go for what was called a “Yaak Attack”.  This involved driving […]

Walking The Green Mile on the Crooked River in Oregon

Island Paradise

Looking at the coral islands of Key West from a Flats boat gave me the inspiration for this recipe.  I decided to make meringue floating islands.  I made the islands look like coral by adding coconut and small dices of dried pineapple. I used small powdered sugar-coated key lime cookies for the boulders. “Northwest meets […]