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FLY FISHING IS NOT DIFFICULT PART 3

FLY FISHING IS NOT DIFFICULT PART 3 Over the last two sections I covered rods, reels, lines and flies. Now I’ll wrap it up with accessories and casting. There are four items that I consider necessities and they are a … Continue reading

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FLY FISHING MADE EASY PART 2

FLY FISHING IS NOT DIFFICULT PART 2 In the prior post I talked about rods, reels and fly line and now I will deal with backing, leaders and flies. Backing is the line you first put on your reel.  Fly … Continue reading

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FLY FISHING MADE EASY PART 1

FLY FISHING IS NOT DIFFICULT  Part 1 My introduction to fly fishing began when I was in middle school shortly after dinosaurs no longer ruled the earth.  A neighbor whose lawn I cut in the summer and whose drive I … Continue reading

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CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Those of us who live in the north have an opportunity to participate in cross country skiing provided that the weather gods give us ample snow.  Unlike downhill skiing there isn’t a need to travel to a ski resort or … Continue reading

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IN PURSUIT

Fall is a tough time of year for me as I am torn between fishing, hunting and yard work. I used to small game hunt some time ago but have since graduated to archery hunting for deer. I also rifle … Continue reading

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WHAT IT’S ABOUT

Fall for many folks is a glorious season.  In the Midwest we get to enjoy the leaves turning to brilliant colors, warm shirt -sleeve days and two blanket nights.  It’s a time when some look forward to being done with … Continue reading

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WHEN DREAMS BECOME REALITY

There are times in our lives when we stop the dreaming and decide to make the object a reality and so it was Sunday morning when I decided to stop daydreaming about fishing the Betsie River above Thompsonville, Michigan and … Continue reading

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