Species #510: “Rudolph”

Species #510: “Rudolph”

I had traveled for nearly 27 hours to reach my destination in Malaysia almost half a week ago only to find unseasonable monsoons had ravaged 6 of the 11 states of Malaysia and rendered huge swaths of areas impassable. Stuck indoors, I was loving the opportunity to spend time with people, but my heart was … Continue reading

Species #500: “Seabass”

Species #500: “Seabass”

I had been warned by dozens of people. The first thing most people said was that I was crazy, followed closely by the statement that I was going to get myself killed. And it would be a lie to say that I didn’t have any concerns about driving into Mexico and down the Baja peninsula … Continue reading

Species #484: In search of an Alpine Volcano

Species #484: In search of an Alpine Volcano

I slowly crawled on my elbows and knees as I inched forward into a foot tall break between some low lying branches and the leaf strewn forest floor. Before me, the golden hued substrate of a small mountain stream vibrantly reflected sparkles of sunlight that danced and scattered into the shadows. Propped on my elbows, … Continue reading

An Alaskan Adventure

An Alaskan Adventure

A sliver of sunlight pierced through the low lying cloud cover that hovered over the emerald ocean and for a second I felt as though the waves around my boat stalled in a surreal moment of beauty. In the near distance, I heard a small family of humpback whales as they spouted into the air. … Continue reading

Species #450: Reef Donkey

Species #450: Reef Donkey

June 6, 2014 For those who don’t know, one of the goals I established in my life was to catch and document as many species of fish in the world as possible. Today, I reached a major milestone in that goal, and also captured an amazing species of fish. From nearly 500 feet beneath the … Continue reading