Fly-Fishing, Paddling and a trip to Hawaii!

I’ll keep it short and sweet with photos!

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A normal spring day in Vermont paddling on the West Branch Deerfield River. NRS gear always keeping me warm. Photo: Tino Specht
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Tunnel Falls never disappoints unless you flip over, haha. Photo: Tino Specht
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Opening day of fishing in Vermont and sandwich eating on the Pau Hana Oahu Nui!
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Spent my 39th birthday in Canada with great friends who bought me 39 donuts, plus more! Photo: Leif Anderson
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Paddled this awesome wave on the Rouge River in Quebec. Photo: Anna Bruno
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Lunch time! Photo: Leif Anderson
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This wave was sooooo good lots of clean blunts! Photo: Anna Bruno
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Brook Trout on a small Brook near where we live.
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Got some early down time in at CJ.
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Starting line at the Will Timpson Memorial Lozer Cup Race! We had over 30 racers to remember our dear friend Will who left us too soon.
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Back on Lake Ontario enjoying the boating life. Orion Coolers travel well, keep your food and drinks super cold and make fantastic seats!
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Jeff caught a Rock Bass out front of the cottage with a popper.
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Out with the guys at Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival at MassMoca. OMG, Jeff’s shirt!
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Squirting the small Dagger Axiom is way too much fun!
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I love helping out at the Zoar Outdoor Demo Fest Mini Clinics. Working with paddlers to crush lines on the river is special. Photo: Brad Walker
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I love the Werner Paddle Strike! The color is bad ass and it paddles bad ass. Photo: Brad Walker
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The maiden voyage of the drift boat was a success with a nice Brown Trout. Maui Jim Polarized Sunglasses are insanely good when it comes to spotting fish in the water. Photo: Jeff Campbell
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Caught this nice bass using a frog popper! I’ve been getting my flies from Big Y Fly Company. Awesome flies at a great price and they ship out to you so fast! Photo: Jeff Campbell
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A summer highlight in NY is friends and family visiting us.
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and many nights out with our lake friends!
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Getting some time in my play boat this summer at Hole Brothers.
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Brook in her drift boat house! We rescued that beer can :).
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This was crazy catching a Bowfin on my fly rod! Epic catch! Photo: Jeff Campbell
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Traveling pets!
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I love SUP fishing!
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What? A trip to Hawaii! Yes, please!
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This sea turtle just hanging out in the sun!
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We went to so many amazing places in Hawaii.
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Catching fish in Hawaii was awesome!
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Caught this awesome Trevally aka Papio. Photo: Michelle ingram Caranto
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Double the catch!
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Bimini rides in the waves was pretty fun and scary, haha!
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The Pau Hana crew doing what we do best…. eating! We ate so much great food in Hawaii.
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This sea turtle wanted to say hi!
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Our awesome host Carlos!
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A ninja Rainbow Trout in NY! Pau Hana SUP fly-fishing is where it’s at!
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Back home in Vermont enjoying some cold water Brook Trout fishing with my Tenkara Rod.
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Memorial paddle for our dear friend Chris Rolt. Over 60 paddlers were on the river that day to remember a great man and a fantastic kayak instructor.
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Brook loves helping with catch and release!
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Under water fun at CJ!

So that is that! It’s been an incredible spring and summer so far. I’m looking forward to what comes next and will try to photo blog more :).

Till next time,

Elaine Campbell