Tom’s Blog

Welcome to my blog.  Here are some of the latest stories …

From Margaretville to Pepacton

From Margaretville to Pepacton

This guy is not talking about the East Branch most of us know so well ... Read More
Solstice

Solstice

December 21, 2020 A time of endings, of new beginnings; Of calm reflection on a year like no other. A time to heal personally and as a community. A time for hope as each day gives us just a little more light. Solstice of the soul. Announcing a new book: ... Read More
Vintage outdoor magazines

Vintage outdoor magazines

How about a 100 year old (+) copy of Outdoor Life? Also other sporting magazines from the 30-40-60's Drop me a line if you see one or more you'd like ... Read More
Mitchell Spinning Reels

Mitchell Spinning Reels

Mitchell Spinning Reels were a passion of mine for a while and I have some in original boxes and others out of tackle boxes. If you are a collector, or just want one like your Dad used to use, let me know what your looking for. Drop me a ... Read More
"Thank you for your service"

“Thank you for your service”

One man's military experience, 1966 - 1969 ... Read More
Election Day plus 1

Election Day plus 1

Take a walk, take a breath. We will all learn to live with the outcome, whatever it is, at least for a while. The healing of this great divide is our strength but it takes a desire to heal, to see the process through, to find brotherhood above politics ... Read More
How to Tie a Joe-Stack

How to Tie a Joe-Stack

The story of how a new fly tier and his fly emerged and how to tie it ... Read More
Connetquot Beats 1 & 2 with Joe

Connetquot Beats 1 & 2 with Joe

Once popular, the lower river holds lots of secrets ... Read More
Another convert

Another convert

October 15, 2020 – Thursday Tim and I are fishing Connetquot today. Chuck may join us as well. In the parking lot I run into John Fischer and Jerry, his partner for the day. Good to see him as its been a while. Tim pulls in and I introduce everyone ... Read More
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