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Steelhead Fishing Bloopers

Steelhead Fishing Bloopers: Adventures of Mac Lightfoot Blog Series by Mac Lightfoot For Mac, steelhead fishing is the pinnacle of cold-water sportfishing. He’s already spent time at Rainbow Trout Anonymous getting off the Read More...

Steelhead Fishing Bloopers2018-11-26T13:03:47-09:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Things That Float

Mac has an obsession with things that float. From float tubes to one-man rafts, rubber duckies to self-bailers, catarafts, inflatable kayaks, drift boats: you name it, Mac’s climbed aboard. So many good times Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Things That Float2017-10-11T17:15:06-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Broken Rods

Mac is exceptionally hard on gear. And breaking rods is his specialty. Sometimes it stems from packing too many rods into one large case. Graphite is prone to catastrophic failure when nicked, and Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Broken Rods2017-10-08T12:33:22-08:00

Adventures with Mac Lightfoot: The Origin

In the case of Mac Lightfoot, the addiction to fishing started early. At age 2, there's documentation of a towheaded toddler, stringer of snappers in hand, beaming after a day of fishing with Read More...

Adventures with Mac Lightfoot: The Origin2017-10-08T13:22:26-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Floating in the Bering Sea

The trip began with the usual amount of delays, the first of which occurred when the flight from Anchorage to Bethel was mysteriously cancelled. Mac and Silver were down but not out, knowing Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Floating in the Bering Sea2017-10-09T09:51:59-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Naknek Awakening

Mac's fascination with trout began at age 10 when he pulled a 6-inch brook trout from a stream in the Adirondacks. One day fishing the mainstem that said stream fed, one of Mac's Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Naknek Awakening2017-10-09T10:08:24-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Brooks River Renegade

Mac and Wally, aka The Fresh Prince of Fly Fishing, entered the rustic room and joined the other globe-trekkers for the Brooks River brown bear orientation. Forty-five minutes later they have been armed Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Brooks River Renegade2017-10-09T12:11:07-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: How to Lose a Drybag

Mac was coming down from a monster adrenaline rush that he gained while maneuvering within, and ultimately lining the boat over, the Class IV waterfall. He and Eagle Eye, along with companions in Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: How to Lose a Drybag2017-10-09T12:12:20-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Kodiak Tightrope

Sniper earned his nickname honestly. He and Mac were on the stalk of a nice spike-fork blacktail deer and needed to close from 500 to about 200 yards before attempting the shot. Problem Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: Kodiak Tightrope2017-10-09T13:54:29-08:00

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: The Queen of Kings

When you do something once, especially in fishing, luck is readily wheeled-out as the culprit. That one day where you caught the biggest trout or caught the most sockeye or landed silvers when Read More...

Adventures of Mac Lightfoot: The Queen of Kings2017-10-09T17:49:30-08:00

Forced Marches – The Adventures of Mac Lightfoot

This last forced march had Mac and Wally wondering if they had joined the army. Only in this case, they were unarmed. Wally and Mac have spent a lot of time angling together. Read More...

Forced Marches – The Adventures of Mac Lightfoot2017-10-10T08:26:57-08:00

Was that a Beaver

The Adventures of Mac Lightfoot Mac and Silver were out cruising the road system one day considering where to wet a line. It was mid October, that time when trout are looking for Read More...

Was that a Beaver2017-10-10T16:58:30-08:00

To Be a Bear

The Adventures of Mac Lightfoot Back in Mac's Cheechako days, when he cavorted with the likes of Rusty Hook and Dr. Sucrets, suicide runs to the Russian River were commonplace. After a day's Read More...

To Be a Bear2017-10-10T17:24:24-08:00

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