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Destination Flyfishing: The Good News and the . . .

“There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.”  ~Roderick Haig-Brown Few of us who enjoy flyfishing are fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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ATVs and Strategy Execution

The ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle), or Quad Bike as they are commonly known, has revolutionized the world of the outdoorsman. Whether it is hunting, ranching or farm chores, the ATV has become the overwhelming choice for personal transportation and work in … Continue reading

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Another Real Honour (or Honor) . . .

Giver’s Gain.  ~Thomas D. Willhite This week a wonderful blogger, Sandy at Another Lovely Day, nominated me for another blog award, Family of Bloggers.  Sandy is one of the first blogs I started following well over a year ago and … Continue reading

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Recognition is always nice . . .

I have just had the honour of being recommended for the 2012 Blogger of the Year award by not one, but two of my favourite blog heroes. This is a great honour since I consider these two bloggers to be … Continue reading

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My Favourite Things . . .

I simply remember my favourite things and then I don’t feel so bad.   -Rogers and Hammerstein, Sound of Music It’s been a good summer, a hectic but good summer.  While we didn’t travel far, we certainly got around.  A … Continue reading

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What Drives Me (You, Us)?

“Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true … Continue reading

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Behind Paradise . . . let’s do the math

“The only paradise is paradise lost”  -Marcel Proust Most of us remember the classic scene from the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion are in front of the mighty and powerful Wizard … Continue reading

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2011 Flyfishing and Environmental posts in review

Time is but a stream I go a fishing in.   Thoreau Each year I try to get in a few “adventure” flyfishing trips to some interesting place on the globe where the country is wild and the fishing rugged. … Continue reading

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Red Tide in Belize. . .

Red Tide is one of those phrases that people talk about but don’t really understand.  Like New Labour, Quantitative Easing, plausible deniability and El Nino. We know they mean something significant but aren’t exactly certain what. Last week we were … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Barracuda

There is an elusive species of saltwater game fish much prized by fly fishers the world over, called the Permit. It’s scientific name is Trachinotus falcatus and is found around tropical and subtropical reefs where it forages in the shallow … Continue reading

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