washington classics

shot on location- white salmon, cispus, top tye & clear fork cowlitz

WCA Spring Quarter

This spring I had the oppurtunity to teach and coach with World Class Academy. Here are some highlights from our west coast tour....

1. Deep in the Burnt Ranch Gorge
2. Group shot on the NF Cal Salmon
3. pristine
4. Ending our Cali trip with style. photo by Tom Simenc
5. Big wave riding on the Klamath at Ike's photo by Capo Rettig
6. smearing down the NF Feather by Chase Hauber photography
7. Cal Salmon photo by Maeri-Eve Mercier
8. Showing students down Autobahn, South Silver. photo by Tom Simenc
9. Sandra on Kidder Creek
10. Seabass enjoying South Silver
11. Liam havin fun
12. Staff quarters

secesh-south fork salmon combo...

one hell of a trip. 70 miles of river, 30 mile shuttle, Idaho provides...

photo by Mike Gottlieb



Here are some wood creations. All hand cut, carved and sanded. Takes a while but supremely satisfying. Mostly driftwood or fallen trees from various rivers. The beauty of wood never ceases to amaze me. From the dirt, to the table!
alder bowl
ladle  from pacific yew
myrtlewood spatulas
cedar ladle
spoons made from pacific yew


celestial sunday

photo courtesy of L. Anderson


home waters

From the throne of Mt. Adams flows the pristine waters.... sky blue, clear & fizzy, flowing through a lush and mystical forest. nothing is more refreshing than a run down the Little White with yer mates, the sunshining, the salmons & the harlequin ducks