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Lessons from Fly Fishing on Cape Cod . . . Projectors and Receptors

The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing.  ~Babylonian Proverb If you have been following this blog the past week, then you know that my brother Don and I, along with two good fishing … Continue reading

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Flyfishing on Cape Cod

I have been looking forward to this week for the past six months, flyfishing for Striped Bass in the waters off Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  Cape Cod was formed as the recessional moraine of a glacier, resulting in a peninsula off the coast of Massachusetts … Continue reading

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That’s Why They Call It Fishing . . .

How was the fishing, son? Terrible, I didn’t catch anything.  Well my boy, now you know why they call it fishing and not catching! Like many in my family, I love fishing, more specifically flyfishing.  I’d say my older brother, … Continue reading

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Initiative . . . and the Dead Bicycle

“Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin it, and the work will be completed.” I am an observer of people and human behaviour.  I guess that’s why I became a … 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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