Monthly Archives: April 2019

On Your Back: Freshwater Fishing

With the arrival of Spring also comes seriously hungry largemouth bass.  I love bass fishing.  I’ve loved it all my life, and look forward to ripping lips every Spring.  That’s when the monsters surface, and I am waiting for them. I’m hard headed, and will keep fishing well into the Fall when they start to…

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My Russells: Big Cambo

Given that Russell Moccasin has a cult following, I’m starting a new series called ‘My Russells’.  The intent is for all of you readers to send in pictures and stories of your Russell Moccasin boots. We’re going to start it off with the unofficial world champion of Russell Boots – Cam Smith of Mississippi.  Cam…

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Seminole Golf Club

A few months ago I was enjoying lunch at the St. Regis during a private equity conference when a young man from Kansas struck up a conversation on golf. We went back and forth on our favorite courses, the clubs we use, and the granddaddy of them all – golf course architecture. After mutually praising…

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Filson: The Natural

Even though the core of Filson has seemed to get lost in all the company’s new direction(s), there are some nice advantages to the consumer.  This is a GREAT example.  The iconic Zip Tote (eh-hem, which used to sell for $150) was just released in a really cool ‘Natural’ color.  And I love it.  I…

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The Chambray Shirt

One area that I haven’t burned a lot of calories is in Chambray.  I actually really like the fabric.  It’s very versatile, and has a vintage Ralph Lauren feel to it when done right.  I’ve tried a few shirts here and there, but honestly, I haven’t found the right one.  And it’s not for a…

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New from Tecovas: The Zips

As a brand built on listening to customers and taking their feedback & needs seriously, Tecovas designed the Zip Boot to solve two major problems:  First, the need for a boot that’s easy to pull on for those who have difficulty due to age or foot shape, and second, the need for a boot that…

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Mission Mercantile X RCS Duffle Giveaway

I’ve gotten to know the fine folks at Mission Mercantile over the past year, and it has been more than my pleasure.  In due time we’ll dig deeper into the company, their mission, and a few more of their products, but for now, I’m really happy to announce an outstanding giveaway: In the spirit of…

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