Finishing Off Father’s Day

Had about an hour and a half before my Father’s Day dinner, so I hit the local pond with the fiberglass 4wt rod and some poppers. Picked up these two beauties, and missed quite few as well. When I returned home, we lit up the grill and within a few minutes, had some delicious marinated […]

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Father’s Day With Casting For Recovery

Had a great opportunity to spend the morning of Father’s Day teaching fly casting and fishing with breast cancer survivors. I learned about this outreach through the local chapter of Casting For Recovery. One of the local residents, who just happened to own a large pond stocked with bass and panfish, allowed us to fish on […]

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A Trout Rod for Bream

After two days of solid rain, and more to come, most of the rivers in the area blown out. The USGS gauge height charts look like rocket trajectories, not yet returning to earth. I decided that this was no reason to let a perfectly good rod and reel sit idly in the closet, so I […]

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An Hour To Spare

May is still deciding if it will yield to spring, alternating between 70-degree days and 30-degree nights. Today it rained off and on, only adding to the confusion. After a day indoors, I needed an outside adventure. This evening I had just enough time before dark to make it down to the local pond for […]

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