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An Articulation Complex
There are a few themes that pop up without fail every time I sit down at the bench and try to fill my streamer boxes. To start, there are too many bad ass patterns that trigger immediate indecision.  This creates a problem for an average tier like me.  I en...
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My comprehensive fishing report: including locations, flies used, and what holes the fish are hiding in!
     I set out yesterday with one thing in mind...nymphing.  I do it a few times a year.  Probably a half-hearted attempt at becoming a more well rounded angler.   Every fall/winter I get to the point where I haven't caught a fish in so long that I'm willin...
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Found Wanting
     When I was a boy, probably 10, my grandpa gave me a fly rod.  Well, kind of.  He gave me half of a fly rod.  The other half had been lost on the way out of a god forsaken swamp somewhere in the middle of nowhere, never to be seen again.  To fix this, h...
Found Wanting
Found Wanting
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River Temperature Beer and Bugs
I haven't really had time to write, or at least made time to write.  Instead here's a list of reasons I am chronically and hopelessly addicted to chasing bugs: -it's not nymphing -checking the weather and barometer every 10 minutes during the day -seriously...
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On Time
Time is fleeting, fickle, and deceiving. I struggle silently with many things, we all do.  For me, the focal point seems to stay the same: time. Eventually we will all succumb to it, but not before having been molded into a thousand different versions of ...
On Time
On Time
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On Time
Time is fleeting, fickle, and deceiving.

I struggle silently with many things, we all do. For me, the focal point seems to stay the same: time. Eventually we will all succumb to it, but not before having been molded into a thousand different versions ...
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Opinions are Like Ice Holes
     Today was the day.  It was now or never.  Get out and fish, or continue to wait for the weather to turn.  It had to be done.  I could have stayed at home sulking again, maybe tried to write about cabin fever or something, but I've already read some pre...
Opinions are Like Ice Holes
Opinions are Like Ice Holes
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Chasing Unicorns
The garbage cans were out by the mail box, emptied, when I pulled back in the driveway this afternoon.  That must mean today is Tuesday. I don't seem to recall dragging them to the road yesterday. This time of year lags...and it's only December. Today may h...
Chasing Unicorns
Chasing Unicorns
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The master list: this year's Christmas wants and new year's resolutions
I've decided to do a list of what I'd like for Christmas, mixed in with a few new year's resolutions. First a few disclaimers:  it goes with out saying that of course I'd like my family to be happy/healthy, world peace, and all of those other feel good thin...
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Alibis and Addictions
       It's a blessing and a curse...having the "fishing gene" as a friend calls it.  I have an unrest, there's something not right with me.   If I haven't been on the river in a while, people around me start to notice.  I can feel it right now.  It's been ...
Alibis and Addictions
Alibis and Addictions
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