Category: Sporting

The sporting life on land and in water.

The Warm Before the Storm: Montana Flyfishing

Where I learned to toss line… I have been fly fishing for over a decade now and have fallen in love with all aspects of the sport including winter fishing. Montana winter fishing is legendary. Montana provides fly fishing experiences…

The Story Of a Skier Girl, From a Man’s Perspective

A review of “Pretty Faces” from the Salt Lake City Premier… The sidewalk outside the Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City’s 9th and 9th neighborhood last Wednesday, October 8, was packed with girls—young to old, several in Unicorn costumes. Pretty Faces:…

Sailing World 2014 College Rankings

Go Catamounts!   The leaders stay on top with some serious mid-rank shuffling in the second poll of Fall, 2014. Vermont moves up six slots, Dartmouth falls back three, Charleston moves up to second place behind Yale, and Middlebury is…

How to Detect Strikes When Nymph Fishing

The best season for brookies and rainbows in Ligonier on the Loyalhanna… As hatches become fewer and farther between in the fall, most anglers will be fishing with subsurface nymphs or streamers. When you can’t see your fly, detecting strikes…

Ryder Cup Recap

Maybe next year boys… Despite some curious call and a disappointing result, the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland provided some incredible moments over it’s three days of play. And as always, it was still a good party. Golf…

No No: A Documentary

Learn yourself with a score by Adam Horovitz… On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 136 years of baseball history, only 276 no-hitters have been recorded. Dock is the only pitcher to ever…

Dry Fly on Michigan’s Muskegon River

Fishing Drakes and Iso’s…   Captain Steven Kuieck, owner of RiverQuest Charters, has been guiding our home river the Muskegon since 1996. He has fished this river for over twenty–five years having his first success with Steelhead on a fly…

The 2014 Newport Bermuda Race

170 boats, 1,600 sailors, 635 miles, 4 days, and a whole heck of a lot of bottles of rum… The biennial Newport Bermuda Race is the oldest regularly scheduled ocean race, one of very few international races, and also one…

Only The Essentials

only the essential film pacific crest trail

 Catamounts on the trail…   Last summer, filmmakers Casey Gannon and Colin Arisman hiked the Pacific Crest Trail with cameras in hand.  “Only the Essential” is the story of their 5 month, 2668 mile journey on foot from Mexico to…