Summer Activities

Summer Activities

Patience and Faith. They are simple enough words. Words that could easily be used to describe stuff like the tenets of the Bible, or they could be the names of a couple of cute gals working down at the local coffee shop. But when put together, and accompanied by beer and a tackle box, they usually become the mantra of fishermen: “Patience and Faith.” Of course other words like skill or experience, frustrated or foolish, lonely and lucky are often linked to anglers, too. Read MoreMORE

Angling, particularly of the fly variety, has long been a male dominated sport. But those days are disappearing faster than a cooler full of beers during the season opener on Crowley Lake. It’s estimated that currently more than one out of every five fly fishers is a woman, and the numbers of female fly anglers are rising like Caddisflies on a mid-summer morn on the Lower Owens.MORE

Frequent Sierra trekkers consider the contents of their backpacks an extension of their very beings. The most famous pack identity is that of early twentieth century Sierra mountaineering legend Norman Clyde. Norman Clyde roamed the High Sierra from his home in the Owens Valley and in the 1920 and '30s recorded more than 130 first ascents, and topped out on every 14,000-foot peak in California.MORE

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