Umpqua Officers Named as Individual Defendents

On July 1, 2014, Jeff Fryhover, Daniel Eisenmenger, and Bruce Olson became individual defendants in the lawsuit captioned Idylwilde, Inc. et al v. Umpqua et al, USDC No. 3:13-cv-02009-HZ, making them potentially personally liable for the alleged damage to Idylwilde, Inc. and Zach Mertens.  See the allegations against them by ...

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. ...

The Grab! by: Weedless Productions – Starring Marts Zulu

Subtle Clues Indicate Seasonal Rythms – The Hat Day 60

[caption id="attachment_9950" align="aligncenter" width="442"] Jimmy doesn't see a lot of bugs in the lantern.[/caption] Spending more days then not on the river, plugs you into the subtle shifts and rhythms of the seasonal changes.  Of course there are the big clues. Ones that even the casual observer notices like leaves are ...

My Chilean Marathon

Several years ago we went to Chile to film some segments for an instructional flyfishing show. I don’t generally sleep very well on planes and so I watched movies, knocked down a global variety of cold ones, and made the flight attendants nervous on the long redeye to Santiago. We ...

Bullfroggin’

  [caption id="attachment_9801" align="alignright" width="300"] The less desirables poach the kid water![/caption] On a late July Sunday Funday, we decided to poach a friend of a friend’s neighborhood bass pond while the owner of the home was on-vacation. Private neighborhoods with private lakes, stocked with bass and panfish, are pretty common in ...

Operation Chubby: The Long Way to Colombo

Our journey began in the typical pre-dawn frenzy. Like starting early would somehow get us there faster. Zach and I checked off the last of our to-dos on the way to the airport. When we finally stood at the gate, the clock started running on a 49-hour brain-numbing waiting game. ...

The Husband & Wife Dynamic

[caption id="attachment_9737" align="alignleft" width="300"] Karnopp never wanders too far from a good watering hole or good water to fish![/caption] I got the news that they had nabbed “The Whacker” the day before I arrived-the classic “you should’ve been here yesterday.” Though I was disappointed, given that I had traveled all the ...

Kulongoski Goes Bassin with The Mole

Zach, I recently had former Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski on a 4 day bass trip. Besides a bunch of great stories of the inner workings of politics what impressed me most was when he told me he had a sticker on the back of his truck that said "Fish more ... ...

“The Hat” Day 30 – Needs a Break from the Sun

Mike Boyd owner / operator of Deschutes Outfitters has agreed to share the life of an Idylwilde trucker hat.  This hat started  fresh just as all guides do at the beginning of the season.  It will be interesting to see which is more haggard at the end of the season ...