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Flyfishing the North Fork of the Clearwater River, Idaho

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The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing. ~Babylonian Proverb Once or twice a year I get out to visit my brother, Don, who lives…

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Corporate Culture as Karma

Karma is an ancient spiritual and religious concept that refers to the principle of cause and effect, where intent and actions (cause) influence the future (effect). ¬†Good intent and good deeds contribute to good future outcomes, while bad intent and … Continue reading

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The Other Global Pandemic

As a biology major in college and an enthusiastic young beekeeper during my 4-H days in high school, I have been following for some years another growing global pandemic. Bee colonies are dying, unexplainedly, at an alarming rate around the … Continue reading

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Passion is the mother of innovation

Skills moves us forward, passion leaps us forward ! Today I am sitting in my garden office / “man cave” in self-isolation with my family here in London, which is a veritable ghost town. Fortunately we are all safe and … Continue reading

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A COVID-19 Travel Day – Homeward

While most of my friends, and the entire world it seems, are hunkered down in self-imposed quarantine and hoping the toilet paper doesn’t run out, I am on a “long way round” trip from the Estancia Laguna Verde fishing lodge … Continue reading

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80 km/hr winds and great fishing!

According to the meteorologists when the wind reaches 80 km/hr it rips the water up off the lake, which looks like mist rising but its actually water being torn from the surface and thrown up into the air. And that’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday and No Internet, But Great Fishing

Monday evening the Internet died and as of this evening, Tuesday, it is still missing in action. Which really hurts out here in the Patagonia steppe where there is no cell phone service and everyone relies on the Internet,which is … Continue reading

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A Great Day (for flyfishing at least)

The mind is a very curious thing. And the mind of a fisherman, well . . . It’s complicated! Fishing takes focus and a mind full of thoughts is probably a fisherman’s worst enemy. More than howling wind, biting cold … Continue reading

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Great Location, Bad Timing

This is NOT me, yet! But it is the place I am in, Lago Strobel in Patagonia, Argentina and this is, believe it or not, a Rainbow trout, caught by one of the guides here. Stay tuned an hopefully you … Continue reading

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Fishing Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Early morning over Laguna Verde in Patagonia promises a challenging and exciting day of fishing, learning and planning for the future. Flyfishing is one of the only sports I know where all three are allowed at the same time. Even … Continue reading

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