Category: Outdoors

Spring has Sprung…and a New GoPro

Spring has finally arrived here in Western Nevada…though it’s supposed to snow tomorrow 😦  Anyway, we headed to Verdi, Nevada to enjoy a little nature, get in a little hiking and try out our new GoPro Hero 5.   Love that little camera.  So…

Secret Submarines, Bombs and a Big Freakin’ Tank in Hawthorne, Nevada

We found ourselves with a few hours to kill among all our packing and my dad’s doctors visits so we decided to take advantage.  I had a few ideas, including heading out towards Walker Lake.  I did a little Google-Fu and ran across the…

Mini Mine Tour and Bats!

We managed to squeeze in a little time off from running my dad to doctor appointments and packing for our move and headed out to explore a few mines.  Well, we explored the mine entrances as they all had shiny new metal gates over…

Leviathan Mine Road

I’d title this “East Carson River” instead of “Leviathan Mine Road” but we only ate lunch there.  Hell, I haven’t even bought a fishing license this year.  There’s not much to share but I really want to put some content on the site.  This…

Hiking Close to Home

Shaking off the cabin fever here.  Put the backpack on today and went hiking…in my backyard.  Well, my unofficial backyard.  See, I live on five acres but between my backdoor and the highway is about 7/10th of mile of nothing but sagebrush, jackrabbits and…

GSI Outdoors MicroDualist – My New Cook Kit

I’ve been satisfied with my cook set up until now.  It was simple, geared towards survival and not much else.  Sure, I could boil 16 oz of water but there wasn’t much else I could do.  I’ve started using my survival bag more often…

Veteran’s Day Hike

Veteran’s Day.  We always remember those that have served here at Fly Fish Nevada headquarters.  My oldest son, Henry, is in the Marines, however, so the day has a slightly different meaning for us.  Instead of sitting around the house I took my youngest…