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Old Flies

I found them again when I was searching for something in the basement, a box of old trout flies that I had put there for safekeeping. A few years ago, a workman doing a home improvement project for me recognized my love of flyfishhing.  He explained that his grandfather had been an avid flyfisher and flytier … Continue reading »

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My First Tenkara Experience?

    Memories, like dreams. largely come unbidden, the subconcious constantly scanning the brain’s hard drive.  So it was today.  An old memory, in black and white;  I’m six years old, at my grade school’s fall carnival, and I’m standing facing a partition.  What’s behind it I cannot see.  In my hand is a bamboo fishing pole … Continue reading »

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January Thaw

  I decided to take the weather forecaster at his word.  He promised a brief January thaw:  mid 60s on Saturday then plummeting into the low 20s with a rebound Sunday afternoon of 40 degrees.  Perfect winter fishing weather. After working half a day Saturday, I drove the  2 1/2 hours to the creek.  True … Continue reading »

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