Fear And Loathing On The Water

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WHEN THINGS GO BADLY, YOU'VE GOT TO STAY POSITIVE AND TURN YOUR TRIP AROUND. The sky is clear. Mangrove leaves glow in early morning sun. Dirty brown water floods the mud flats of Delacroix, Louisiana. I take in the view from the poling platform while struggling...



Sunday Classic / Not Just Anybody’s Saint Vrain

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"IF YOU CLIMB INTO THE CAB OF THAT PICKUP WITH JOHN YOU'LL FIND THAT WHERE YOU WIND UP CAN, ONLY IN THE MOST EXISTENTIAL TERMS, BE CALLED A FISHING TRIP." It's about seven-thirty on a Saturday morning. It's mid-September and the chilly Colorado air has...



Fly Fishing Karma

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The feeling of losing a big trout can be heart breaking, especially when it's a fish of a life time, but it happens to all of us, some just more than others. Most of the time fish are lost because of angler error during the...



Is Carrying A Gun On The Water Ever The Right Thing To Do?

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I HONESTLY HAD NO IDEA WHAT A HOT BUTTON ISSUE THIS WAS. Until I posted a link on Facebook the other day to the new Fishpond sling pack and commented that it was designed to carry a pistol. Man, did that post ever light up. The...



Saturday Shoutout / Deeter on Competitive Fly Fishing

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KIRK DEETER IS THE MAN! I don't know of anyone who gets more universal respect in the fly fishing world than Kirk Deeter. Not only is Kirk one of the smartest and most knowledgeable folks to ever hold a rod, his head and his heart are...