Recreation

Steelhead: A Fish for Fanatics

Steelhead anglers cast all day in frigid temperatures to MAYBE catch one fish, thinking it’s worth it, frozen extremities notwithstanding.

Ammonite: The Jurassic Jewel

I’m a rocker. Not the rock-and-roll kind, the geo-kind—a rockhound, an amateur collector of Earth’s past. My jurassic jewel is an ammonite.

Last Casts and Purloined Days

A life of fishing has opened my eyes to the natural world around me, taught me lessons in patience and humility.

Making Memories in Taxidermy

Taxidermy makes visible reminders of what every hunter holds dear. Crafting unique animal displays is a hallmark of Dr. Dwight Curtis’s work.