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Idylwilde Hawaii Goes Live

Hi Folks, It has been some time since I posted.  Thought I would update those who care. For the time being I am living half the year in Hawaii.  I have recently set up Idylwilde Hawaii, a guided trips targeting bonefish on the flats of Molokai.  I was born and raised on ...

I love the Lake!

"I don't want my kids to do any sports or after school activities. That would mean having to take time away from the lake. I don't want to take any time away from the lake. I love the lake!" Dave Bagget Okie Noodling Who wouldn't love ...

Weekend at Largo X!

75 degees in the shade, Fossils on stones, Mega turkey's, Pelican Bay lunch break, Fat Northern Largemouth eating baitfish patterns as fast as you can strip them (or a robo worm on a shakey head if you are pitching gear) and then bending your 10 wt. in two...yata yata yata......      

Need Water!!! …Buzz Worms are Out

Here are some pics from today at the lake. Hit a couple spots, and caught some quality Crappie and Spotted Bass. Nothing like sight fishing in March. Also, got rattled on for the first time this year...not rad. We need some water down here!   --- KP [caption id="attachment_10261" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Looks ...

Get Your New Idylwilde Tee

The 2014 Idylwilde Bug Tees are available.  Buy Now WOMAN'S BUG TEE:  Chicks dig bugs too! And they will love their bugs on these ultra-light 100% cotton jersey tees that feel fantastic next to the skin and drape beautifully.  Sleek, contoured fit with side seams that flatter the silhouette, even preshrunk ...

Guess the Other Fisherman are at the Mall?

Yep, December is here already. Snow, rain and warm clothes tend to be the norm for this time of year, but global warming tends to be a Bass fisherman's best friend in my new home quarters. December 1st brought 75 degree weather and a few nice largemouth to the hand less ...

Convertible Ergonomic Workplace Tying Station & Office

My boss was nice enough to provide us with ergonomically correct desks at work. Plugging away at emails all day is much easier on the back when you have the option of standing or sitting, and I’ve most certainly become a model employee since the addition of my adjustable-height desk. ...

Drake Continues Coverage of Idylwilde’s Fight for Justice

The Drake Magazine continues its coverage of actions taken to reclaim Idylwilde Flies.  Yesterday and article entitled "Idywlilde Strikes Back" appeared on The Drake website HERE.   The article reports the recent legal cation filed by Idylwilde against Umpqua, Mirabel and Bien Tan.     [caption id="attachment_10181" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Driven by girl scout cookies (Thin ...

Consumers Are Not Dumb! – Idylwilde Still Blogging About it!

Came across an interesting online conversation regarding my company, The Drake article, and my competitors actions.  The average consumer is quite sharp.  The average consumer is far from blind to what is going on.  Read through this thread to get a perspective of what the general public thinks. LINK TO ...

Wild Ride for Fly Fishing Indsutry – Far From Over

[caption id="attachment_10098" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Wild Ride is Just About to Start![/caption] The fall issue of The Drake Magazine was released yesterday.  The issue includes an article titled “The Fly Company That Lost – and Blogged It All” written by Geoff Mueller. Mr. Mueller does his best to bring clarity to a story ...