Louis Goes Fishing

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By Louis Cahill IT’S BEEN A WHILE SINCE I POSTED AN UPDATE ON MY CONDITION. Most of you know that the last year has been a rough one for me as I am in an ongoing struggle with PVR, which has impacted my vision and much more....



Cool Enough For You?

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EVERY JOURNEY STARTS WITH A SINGLE CAST. For some reason, this morning I'm thinking of losing a fish. A big fish and, worst of all, someone else's fish. That's the worst kind to lose. A hundred years ago, when I was still pretty much a Gomer, my...



The Woman Behind The Feel

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IF SHE WAS A MAN, SHE MIGHT HAVE BEEN A COWBOY. The kind of quiet, earnest character Gary Cooper played in his old westerns. Raised on a Montana ranch with five brothers, she stands as if she were always ready to get to work. You...



Be Stealthy Like Czech Nymphers

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I'm not afraid to admit I'm not a big fan of Czech nymphing. I'm not an aficionado of the popular three-fly nymph rig either. It's not the right rig for fly anglers that lack discipline or are daydreaming fly casters. Furthermore, a freshly tied rig can...



You Can’t Go Home

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William S. Burroughs, in his essay "Dinosaurs" wrote, "biologically speaking the one direction you can't go is back". He was, of course, making a social comment but I was reminded of that idea while fishing the other day with a good friend. Joel Dickey was up...