Bugs, Bugs Everywhere, And Not A Fish To Be Seen

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HAVE YOU EVER THROWN A PARTY, SENT OUT THE INVITATIONS, BOUGHT THE ONION DIP, AND IN THE END IT'S JUST YOU AND YOUR ONION DIP? Now imagine the river is the party, the bugs are the onion dip, and the trout are your ungrateful, good for...



Sunday Classic / Johnny’s Shark

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A perfect cast right on the big shark’s nose gets nothing but a sniff and a refusal. In a low and stoic voice the guide says, “the fish ain’t gonna eat if he don’t smell blood”. Johnny Spilane gives him a hard look, takes his...



A Humbling day on the White River

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IT'S 4:00AM AND MY ADRENALINE HAS ME AWAKE WAY AHEAD OF THE ALARM CLOCK JUST LIKE THE FIRST TIME MY DAD TOOK ME HUNTING WHEN I WAS A KID. As I gaze onto the silhouette of the White River I hear the resident trout in the...