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A DAY TO MYSELF

I was speaking with my wife on the phone after putting in a twelve hour day and she asked me what my plans were for the next day as I had no obligations.  I told her that I was probably … Continue reading

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THREE MISTRESSES

I have to finally admit it there are three mistresses in my life.  As when I sleep they haunt me with their siren sounds.   I think of them when I am awake and long for them when we are … Continue reading

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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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A Misty Morning Memory

August can provide some mystical mornings in west Michigan.  The warmth of the day is undone by the coolness of the night and morning is enveloped in a ground fog.  That was the scene that awaited me that morning on … Continue reading

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The Rivers Song

Rivers are melodious, they play different songs that like the sirens in Greek mythology entice the fisher person and often cast a spell over them that continues to bring them back time and again.  When you are on your favorite … Continue reading

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