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A Visit to The Big Easy

I spent the day walking around the French Quarter, trying not to look TOO much like a tourist. So I had my camera slung over one shoulder, as if I didn’t care if I photographed anything.  But I was betrayed by the brochures sticking out of my shirt pocket. And also by the camera slung…

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Fun With a Four Weight

I’m still using the seven foot, four weight bass pro rig I bought a few years ago. Almost certainly the wrong rod for me back then, but without someone to advise me I went for what felt good in my hand. I bought it without knowing better, and I’m sure I work too hard at…

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Sundown

Please forgive if you received an email with an incomplete blog post. Here is what I meant to write . . . For a while, my home waters have been a couple of farm ponds.  By home waters, I don’t mean that I own them, I mean that when I am fishing them I am…

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In the Cool of the Evening

After putting in a good day at the office (or, I should say a good day at work, since I am rarely in my office) I texted my wife that I was headed for home. I love her reply, “flags barely moving at all.” That’s code for “this evening would probably be a good evening…

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In the Heat of the Day

On a whim, I went down to the fishing pond the other day. 4:30 PM, 100 degrees with a heat index of 109. Conditions were screaming at me, “Don’t bother!” I mean, everything I know about fishing said this was a waste of time. But I always go back to what one of my fishing…