Links


These people got my attention. Links include blogs, podcasts and video. I follow all of these sites by subscription.

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Fly Fishing Fly Fishing Art Fly Tying Friends Fun Japan Mommy Blogs Music Personal Productivity Photography Podcasts Technology Travel Video


Fly Fishing

AEG Media
Angling Exploration Group. The press blog for the extreme fly fishing videos

Angling Trade Magazine
A fly fishing trade magazine blog

Ask About Fly Fishing
Q & A format podcast for fly fishing

brokenfish.net
Canadian based fly fishing and fly tying blog

Fish, Flies & Water
Jason Borger’s Fly Fishing Blog (seems to be offline right now)

Fly Fish Chick
Texas based fly fishing and fly tying blog from a female perspective

Fly Fish Radio
Utah based fly fishing podcast. Some of the best instructional episodes out there. Look for episodes with Norm Albiston but listen to them all. Mike and Wiley’s easy style is a pleasure to listen to.

Fly Fishing Film Tour
Angling Exploration Group chronicles their annual fly fishing film tour via this blog

Fly Fishing on the Web (FFOTW)
One of the newer fly fishing blogs out there. Todd and Jason keep it fun and light. I hang out on their forum and have participated in their fly swaps. I’m mentioned a few times because I met fly fishing celebrity Rich Kovars.

Rise Form Studio
Video fly fishing podcast based in New Jersey

Global FlyFisher
One of the best fly fishing sites out there. This site is run by an international set of partners that really bring a global perspective to fly fishing. This site has a huge amount of content and it is is executed extremely well.

Magic City Fly Fishers
Billings, Montana based TU chapter with an excellent site. They podcast their meetings for everyone to hear.

MOLDY CHUM
A fun fly fishing blog that makes several posts daily. Format is one picture, one sentence and one link per post, kind of. . . One of my favorite sites to check out daily.

Musings of a Mad Fisherman
Another Canadian based fly fishing blog

Neil Creek Chronicles
Juno based g_smolt blogs in the first person plural and gives us insight into long summer days and long winter nights

Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast
A very polished podcast hosted by author and celebrity Tom Rosenbauer. Brief and to the point. Loaded with helpful information.

Roccus Writing
Jack Garthside’s amusing chronicle of a life of fishing and tying

The Itinerant Anglerl
Zach Matthews is a staff writer for American Angler Magazine. He also writes for many other fly fishing publications. His insider clout enables him to get guests you definitely want to hear from. His journalistic skill and extensive research enables him to cover a topic in depth, while keeping the content interesting. A very well produced podcast.

The Lone Fisherman Diaries
A contemplative and thoughtful fly fishing blog


The Weekly Fly
An in depth video podcast highlighting a new fly each week tied by a professional fly tyer

Trout Bum Diaries
Angler Exploration Group blog from the cast and crew of whatever they are shooting at the moment. Great insight into what is happening in their films

Where to Now? My endless journey...
Bryan is a Utah based fly fisherman who takes amazing pictures and chronicles his quest for all things trout

Will Ties Flies
Will is an up and coming angler who ties with me at First Light Anglers in the winter.

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Fly Fishing Art

Deer Creek Eddy & Rod Crossman Journal
Rod Crossmans is an amazing artist. He is extensively published and very sought after as a wildlife artist. I am lucky enough to own one of his hand colored etchings. My wife surprised me with it for christmas.

Drawing Flies 365
Jeff Kenned had one goal. Draw a fly a day for an entire year and blog about it. I have scoupped up two of the originals.

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Fly Tying

Davie Mc Phail Fly Tying Videos
I think Davie’s tying videos are some of the best instruction on the web. Tyers and non-tyers alike should watch the amazing technique and skill this man has. You’ll enjoy decoding his Scottish accent.

I tie, therefore I am
Cheech is a Utah based creator of some very cool fish catching critters.

Learn Fly Tying for Beginners to Intermediate
David Cammiss is a well known British fly tyer. He has taken on the challenge of creating beginner and intermediate fly tying videos. His style is very genteel and relaxed. I wish I was one oh his grand children because I would have loved to have learned from the knee of such a gentle and thoughtful man.

The Daily Fly Paper Blog
Canadian based fly tyer who has a great collection of interesting fly tying articles and videos at his blog

The Weekly Fly
An in depth video podcast highlighting a new fly each week tied by a professional fly tyer

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Friends

Keith Myers -- Finding America
Well really a friend’s brother. He chronicled a cross country trip he took in 2007 on a motorcycle.

Koranteng's Toli
He says it best: “Koranteng Ofosu-Amaah, From Ghana by way of France and England, technologist, omnivorous reader, sometime writer and music lover... oh, and I'm writing two books of toli” A former friend and co-worker. A gifted writer with a sharp political eye and world view.

Matinicus Island Store
Lisa is turning this into something like the local newspaper. From the little Island off the coast of Maine where we have spent vacations for the past five years.

More Than Just Corn
My niece Andrea continues to amaze us with her wonderful stories from the land of corn.

Musings on Motorbikes & Notes from the Road
Friend and co-worker Eric, Likes motorbikes, photography, technology and writing.

Sara Gardens
Master gardener Sara talks about plants in Brooklyn, NY. She is a wonderful writer.

Sea Glass and Scrap Iron
Eva is a wrier, baker,EMY and blacksmith living on the Island of Matinicus, Maine. She has something to say. At least Down East Magazine thinks so.

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Fun

Herro Flom Japan
Rich Pav is an American living in Japan. He had a wonderful podcast that he took down but he still supplies an inside view of Japan with an outsiders eyes.

The Ironic Mullet
Lee Ann Westover from The Lascivious Biddies blogs about her life in New York and all the things she sees happening there. She also chronicles her travels abroad.

Twelve Two Two Fondue
Bill Farrell has a foodie blog but he also writes about some very funny stuff. Heather liked his writing so much she invited him to write story for her book.

Japan

Finding Japan
Christopher spent a year or so in Japan for grad school and work. His impressions of Japan were of real interest to me.

Herro Flom Japan
Rich Pav is an American living in Japan. He had a wonderful podcast that he took down but he still supplies an inside view of Japan with an outsiders eyes.

Tokyo Calling
Japan’s first Podcast. Another American in Japan. Scott Lockman lives and works in Tokyo. His stories and quest for meaning in Japan are quirky and interesting.

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Mommy Blogs

dooce.com
This is the best blog I read. 2008 Bloggie awards; Best American weblog, Best-designed weblog, Weblog of the year and Bloggies' lifetime achievement award. If you have never read her blog go right now. Forget this website just go there. You will thank me. You’re welcome in advance

Finslippy
Alice is a gifted writer who lives in New Jersey and is trying to get back to Brooklyn.

Fussy
Eden is the founder of National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo). Her blog is funny and touching at the same time. She has a great sense of whit.

Mighty Girl
Maggie is a San Francisco based blogger with three successful sites. She puts together an eclectic mix of things in her blog that keeps it interesting. Mighty Goods one of her other sites was one of Time Magazine’s Top 50 Cool Sites of the Year. Basically She finds cool stuff on the internet for you to buy.

Momversation
Some of the mommy bloggers I follow have decided to go video on us.

More Than Just Corn
My niece Andrea continues to amaze us with her wonderful stories from the land of corn.

Suburban Bliss
Melissa is from the Detroit burbs. She is an extremely motivated and interesting writer. She writes about her two kids and her husband Logan the robot.

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Music

The Lascivious Biddies
All girl cocktail pop quartet based in New York. I listen to their podcast. I have seen the twice. I don’t get out much so that tells you how much like them. I own all their CD’s. Go listen!

Imogen Heap
A fun British based techno pop artist that creates music I can’t seem to get out of my head. A very confident presence on the music scene.

Naxos Classical Music Spotlight
Like taking a music appreciation course. They feature an artist each week. Naxos is an interesting company. They are trying to publish as much classical music as they can. Only a very small percentage of classical music that is performed is ever recorded for distribution. They are very ambitious to do this. The great thing is that most of their CD’s are very inexpensive.

Zoe's Incredibly Interesting Blog
Wonderful music done with layered cello. I wrote about her in a blog post. Check it out here.

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Personal Productivity

43 Folders
Merlin Mann has become a huge pundit of the personal productivity industry. His site has been pointed to an amazing amount of times over the years. He is going through a transition at this point in time but go have a look. You will not be disappointed.

Digital Marketer
Part of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network. This five minute podcast focuses on how to make the most of your web experience as a business owner.

Get-It-Done Guy
Stever Robbins is the host of the Quick and Dirty Tips Podcast focusing on how to make the most of your time in todays high tech world.

Money Girl
Five minute financial tips from the Q&D Tips Network.

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Photography

blurbomat.com
Jon Armstrong husband of Dooce does a photo centric blog. Check out all the Lensbaby shots.

Nikonians
Interestng Website from Nikon enthusiasts. Includes blogs, articles and podcasts.

Rebekka Guðleifsdóttir
Rebekka is the most viewed photographer on flickr. You should go see why.

Uploads from _rebekka
Rebekka’s personal space in the blogosphere

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Podcasts

Ask About Fly Fishing
Q & A format podcast on fly fishing.

biddyblog
All girl cocktail pop quartet based in New York. I listen to their podcast. I have seen the twice. I don’t get out much so that tells you how much like them. I own all their CD’s. Go listen!

Colonial Williamsburg Podcast
A twelve minute history podcast with the members of the Colonial Williamsburg actors and staff.

Digital Marketer
Part of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network. This five minute podcast focuses on how to make the most of your web experience as a business owner.

Finding Japan
Christopher spent a year or so in Japan for grad school and work. His impressions of Japan were of real interest to me.

Fly Fish Radio
Utah based fly fishing podcast. Some of the best instructional episodes out there. Look for episodes with Norm Albiston but listen to them all. Mike and Wiley’s easy style is a pleasure to listen to.

Fly Fishing Weekly
Podcast from Fly Fishing On The Web. One of the newer fly fishing podcasts out there. Todd and Jason keep it fun and light. I hang out on their forum and have participated in their fly swaps. I’m mentioned a few times because I met fly fishing celebrity Rich Kovars.

Furled Sails
The world’s first sailing podcast. Noel and Christie do interviews with many sailing notables and authors. They have a wonderful polite and unobtrusive style.

Get-It-Done Guy
Stever Robbins is the host of the Quick and Dirty Tips Podcast focusing on how to make the most of your time in todays high tech world.

Global Fly Fisher
Danish GFF partner Martin Jorgensen hosts this informative and relaxed podcast from one of the best fly fishing sites out there. This site is run by an international set of partners that really bring a global perspective to fly fishing. This site has a huge amount of content and it is is executed extremely well.

Grammar Girl
Grammar Girl is the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips Network. Her extremely popular five minute grammar tips have rocketed her to podcast and have also helped her new book to rocket her to the New York Times best seller list.

Lonely Planet Travel Cast
From the incredibly popular travel guides comes an upbeat and fun travel podcast.

MacNotables
From the Mac experts you want to hear from. A discussion panel with a rotating cast of about ten regular Apple/Macintosh pundits.

Magic City Fly Fishers
Billings, Montana based TU chapter with an excellent site. They podcast their meetings for everyone to hear.

Money Girl
Five minute financial tips from the Q&D Tips Network.

Nikonians
Interestng Website from Nikon enthusiasts. Includes blogs, articles and podcasts.

Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast
A very polished podcast hosted by author and celebrity Tom Rosenbauer. Brief and to the point. Loaded with helpful information.

The Itinerant Angler
Zach Matthews is a staff writer for American Angler Magazine. He also writes for many other fly fishing publications. His insider clout enables him to get guests you definitely want to hear from. His journalistic skill and extensive research enables him to cover a topic in depth, while keeping the content interesting. A very well produced podcast.

The Word Nerds
A podcast about the English language and how we use it.

This American Life
NPR’s critically acclaimed radio show from WBEZ in Chicago featuring Ira Glass

Tokyo Calling
Japan’s first Podcast. Another American in Japan. Scott Lockman lives and works in Tokyo. His stories and quest for meaning in Japan are quirky and interesting.

Travel With Rick Steves
PBS’s travel celebrity also has a Podcast of his weekly radio show

Wait Wait. . . Don't Tell Me
NPR’s news based game show that pokes fun at this weeks current events in the news.

WNYC's Radio Lab
One of the most fun and interesting radio shows on NPR today. Listen, you will not be disappointed.

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Technology

Alan Lepofsky
Alan is a former Lotus produce evangelist who now works for Socialtext. He always has great tips and product commentary.

Andy Ihnatko
Andy is the technology writer for the Chicago Sun Times but he lives here in Massachusetts. His blog is so much more than just geek stuff.

Chris A. Brandlehner BLOG
Chris is a Notes specialist from Austria. He’s also a wonderful host.

Duffbert's Random Musings
Tom Duff is from the west coast and writes about Notes Application Development and whatever else is on his mind.

Ed Brill
Now an IBM bigwig. Ed is not afraid to mix it up with folks who inaccurately report on Notes. There are a lot of FUD spreaders out there. Ed is the UnFUD guy.

Lotus Geek
Application developer of Notes and well know author. Rocky Oliver will let you know what he has to say in the technology world.

Lotus Technical Information and Education Team Blog
A great way to keep up on what’s happening within these IBM groups

MacNotables
From the Mac experts you want to hear from. A discussion panel with a rotating cast of about ten regular Apple/Macintosh pundits.

Mary Beth Raven
Design focal point from the user perspective of Lotus Notes.

Maureen's blog
Goddess of Domino Designer and really nice person.

Mitch Cohen
Soap Box for the IT guy at Proctor & Gamble

Notes Design Blog
A place where UI design for Lotus products are vetted and examined.

Rob Weir
OOXML Evangelist for IBM and seeker of the truth from FUD producing companies

TechTelic
Youthful gear loving blog on technology

Travel

Finding Japan
Christopher spent a year or so in Japan for grad school and work. His impressions of Japan were of real interest to me.

Lonely Planet Travel Cast
From the incredibly popular travel guides comes an upbeat and fun travel podcast.

Travel With Rick Steves
PBS’s travel celebrity also has a Podcast of his weekly radio show

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Video

Davie Mc Phail Fly Tying Videos
I think Davie’s tying videos are some of the best instruction on the web. Tyers and non-tyers alike should watch the amazing technique and skill this man has. You’ll enjoy decoding his Scottish accent.

Imogen Heap
A fun British based techno pop artist that creates music I can’t seem to get out of my head. A very confident presence on the music scene.

Learn Fly Tying for Beginners to Intermediate
David Cammiss is a well known British fly tyer. He has taken on the challenge of creating beginner and intermediate fly tying videos. His style is very genteel and relaxed. I wish I was one oh his grand children because I would have loved to have learned from the knee of such a gentle and thoughtful man.

Momversation
Some of the mommy bloggers I follow have decided to go video on us.

Riseform Studio
Video fly fishing podcast based in New Jersey

Rocketboom
A daily five minute video blog about what ever they find in cyberspace. I find a lot of interesting news here that I find nowhere else. I miss Amanda Congdon though.

The Weekly Fly
An in depth video podcast highlighting a new fly each week tied by a professional fly tyer

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