Arrogant. Selfish. Proud. A Wyoming Fisherman in the American South

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I spend a lot of time fishing with my buddies out west. Frankly, I'm spoiled. My western friends show me some pretty outstanding fishing when I'm out their way. It's very seldom that I get the chance to reciprocate. Few of my friends from the...



Can Fasting Make You A Better Angler?

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Science is finding evidence that the ancient practice of fasting offers a host of mental health benefits. I’m starving. Quite literally. I’ve been on a pretty intense diet recently and as of today have lost 55 pounds in a little over four months. There are many...



It’s All in the Heart

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By Louis Cahill Bill didn’t know anything about fly fishing. That’s not my judgment; he told me so. In fact, it was the first thing he told me. Standing on the bow of the skiff, staring into a Bahamian flat, looking for a fish he’d only heard...



The Geezer Hatch

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Ever heard the phrase, "the geezer hatch is on?" I've used it myself. It's a common way of saying there are a bunch of old dudes on the water. It's pretty common to hear younger anglers and guides grousing or making jokes about old guys who...



The Good Old Days Are Back

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By Louis Cahill I thought maybe you could use a little good news for Christmas. Fly anglers have become pretty used to bad news where fisheries and conservation are concerned. It seems everywhere you look fisheries are in decline. From steelhead rivers in the Pacific North West...