Friday, July 30, 2010

Going Away for a While

I just wanted to let you know that I will be out of town for ten days, beginning on this coming Tuesday. I will be traveling to Wyoming's Wind River Mountain Range, where I will be backpacking, fly fishing, and hiking. I'm taking the trip with a very good friend of mine, and I can't wait for him to teach me how to fly fish. Yes, I've never done it before. Chicago doesn't really have any good places to go fishing; and seeing as I've lived here all my life, I have never experienced a yearning to fly fish. As it is, I barely remember how to cast a line on a "normal" reel.

So off I go in to the great outdoors. This is my first backpacking trip since 2003 (?). Ridiculous, considering that I love doing it. But it's not cheap if you live in Chicago, because you always have to travel pretty far to get anywhere worth going to.

I'll try to post another entry or two before I leave, but if I don't, please forgive me. I have a lot of packing to do, and I still have to bone up on some rudimentary fishing skills - like tying a hook to a line!


1 comment:

  1. Lol, how does fly fishing actually work anyway?
    Have fun!