Wannabe Mountain Woman

Nature is truly the best landscaper I know. On our last day on the river, I took a moment to take in my surroundings. Our campsite sported Ponderosa Pines, the scent of the sun on the granitic [...]

John Huber – Picabo, ID

I talk a lot about serendipity. I love the word and somehow or another I find myself engulfed by it. John Huber, Picabo, ID, the Little Wood River and Silver Creek were all unknowns and unplanned [...]

River of No Return

The starting point for rafters was just up river from where we camped,  and thus we observed quite a bit of river traffic from our campsite high above the banks. Small two engine planes dropped [...]

Damsel Street

From Laurie Meyer, President/Owner of Damsel Street. I began fishing as most kids do – with a dad, uncle or grandfather. I started with a spin cast pole and a can of worms. Flash forward [...]


I have known these three women for a total of 80 years between all three. We date back to the wild and crazy days of ski bumming, rugby parties, and without a doubt, some of the best times of our [...]

Flying Like A Bird

Picabo, Idaho. The camper was in the shop for another bad wheel bearing. The Jeep’s radiator blew up and I was delayed getting to Picabo to catch my flight to the Middle Fork of the Salmon. [...]

An Outlier

For Mike Hart, rivers are central to his life. As he states, “I have always had this magnetic attraction to rivers.” Among his many talents, Mike is a back country pilot and really [...]

Time for Reflection

As the end of summer rapidly approaches, I am taking some time to get caught up on my research and writing at a campground in Idaho Falls. Didn’t plan this one but a hacked computer [...]

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