Tag Archives: Chris Santella

Chris Santella’s 50 Places to Fly Fish—Dream Well My Friends

Winter is a time for dreaming. Short days, long nights. The season makes me pick up books more frequently than I would at other times of the year. During spring, summer and fall, I’m packing the outdoors into every moment, … Continue reading

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Chris Santella’s The Tug is The Drug fly fishing essays

With a title that says, The Tug Is The Drug, you know that Chris Santella gets it. I’ve fished with this boy, listened to him sing and strum a guitar, and I’ve swilled a few during the down moments, ranging … Continue reading

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Chris Santella’s Permit Quest

Ran across this story by friend and superstar writer Chris Santella, who also writes for Fly Rod & Reel, his most recent piece being on a trip to Cuba that appeared in FRR’s Fall issue. If you missed that article … Continue reading

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Image of The Week: Shore Lunch Deschutes-Style

I took this shot in August while floating Oregon’s Deschutes River with fellow writer Chris Santella. When we stopped for lunch Santella put his final touch on our sandwiches, fresh blackberries from a nearby vine. After lunch I walked over … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam’s Yellow Ledbetter, For You Santella

Check the recent Deschutes post. Was fortunate enough to be on the river with Chris Santella who is a great writer, a fine musician, and a man who entertains galore. So we were at camp, trying to keep our eyes … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Oregon’s Lower Deschutes Canyon for Steelhead

Back from a mini trip to the Deschutes River canyon in Oregon that lasted just three days (five with driving time built in). The thing is, it felt like a good, long trip. Maybe that’s because we started our trip … Continue reading

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