Friday Fish Porn: Hog!

Look at education consultant and pride of North Carolina Simmons Lettre with this fish! Her biggest yet on a fly rod. Lettre who worked with New American Schools, ERS, and Charter Board Partners, which she co-founded, before going independent had some downtime in Colorado this week so she went fishing. Why not, right? And then […]

Friday Fish Porn: The Mayor With A Gar

We’ve had a lot of fish here over the years, different kinds of trout, salmon, large and smallmouth bass, stripers, shad…but we’ve never had a gar. Until today. Here’s Kevin Kosar, by day an analyst but more importantly the Mayor of Fish Porn again, with a gar he caught last weekend in the shadow of […]

Friday Fish Porn! Family Ties

Jennifer Schiess is a principal at Bellwether, she’s a former non-partisan senior aide in the Texas legislature focusing on education issues, worked in higher ed, and taught high school English. She’s great, you should know her because you’ll learn from her. But…her brother is the flyfisher in the family. Here is his last week with […]

Friday Fish Porn – Grouper!

Ashley LiBetti Mitchel is an AP at Bellwether and has a keen sense of adventure. Here she is recently in Florida – where among other things she caught this grouper. Fishing puts a smile on the faces of kids of all ages. There are fewer fish pics in the winter, but if you want a fix […]

Friday Fish Porn: Then And Now!

Here’s James Cryan – he’s the founder and CEO of Rocky Mountain Prep, a growing Denver area CMO. He fished as a kid: And he fishes now: You know who else likes to go fishing? Lots of people in the education world. Hundreds of pictures of education types with fish right here.

Friday Fish Porn – Canada

Here’s Jamie Rees. He was one of Bellwether’s first interns, a stand out soccer player, poet, and all around great human. Now teaching high school math in Baltimore for the past few years. Adventures in between – including fishing. A westerner by birth and inclination, this summer he was in western Canada and this happened: […]

Friday Fish Porn – Little Rivers, Tough Fish

Here’s Jason Gaulden, who among other roles in the education world helped get GratefulEd going and is a keen follower of the music scene as well as a passionate advocate for better schools. He’s just getting into fly fishing, but the smile is a signal that you should think about taking it up, too. This […]

Friday Fish Porn – Alaska…

Here’s Jamie Scott of JKAF – the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation, based in Boise, Idaho. The foundation does a variety of work, including supporting some of Bellwether’s rural education work. But more immediately, what a fish! She caught it a few weeks ago in Alaska. Also, great hat. And you’ve seen her here before. This […]

Friday Fish Porn – Weeby’s Back!

Bellwether’s Jason Weeby spent time in Michigan this summer and got some fishing in. Like this:   And like this: OK, it’s not Nick Adams but still great fun on the water. We’ve seen Weeby, a Michigan native with a deep interest in education innovation, here before a few times. And if you want to see […]