Tag Archives: Susquehanna

A Long Walk in Steuben County, Early May, 1983

[Years ago, my brother Pete and I, along with a friend or two, would perform an annual rite of spring– taking a long, pathless hike over the hills and thru the valleys linking the towns of Canisteo and Greenwood, NY. … Continue reading

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Sinnemahone

Sinnemahone is my name for the watershed and countryside of the Sinnemahoning drainage south of Coudersport in north-central Pennsylvania. Its main arteries are the East Fork and the First Fork creeks (and Driftwood Branch to the west) that join the Sinnemahoning south of Wharton, PA and … Continue reading

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Rock Creek Satori

The Zen Buddhist term satori means “insight” or “enlightenment.” I know it’s dangerous to apply the term to fly fishing experiences because, as everybody knows, fishing is a recreational activity and not typically a spiritual event. Leave it to a … Continue reading

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Headwaters Cycle

[ A forthcoming series, the Headwaters Cycle, is intended to be a casual guide and introduction to the whys and wherefores of my rivertop region. As always, please click on the photos for a larger image.] One recent morning, while half … Continue reading

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