Tag Archives: fishing

Level Line–And My Inherent Laziness

I’m not really sure if I can attribute a precipitous drop in creativity to my mere 45 years on the earth, but I can certainly foment a personal paranoia about it. This is partly because I extruded some coffee out … Continue reading

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Should Fly-Fishing Be An Olympic Sport?

Perhaps I should ask mega-killer soccer extraordinaire and ambidextrous tour -de-force of the Olympics Megan Rapinoe when she gets back here. I doubt I can get her to go Tenkara fishing with me, but I’ll bet I can get an … Continue reading

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The McCloud River, Procedural Impatience, And My Resultant Angst

Let me just go ahead and get this out of the way: I ripped the Lilian out of my Tenkara rod. I did it because my assumptive conclusions about physics were correct. My conclusions about point-of-contact were not. I’ll get … Continue reading

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Diary Of An Inexperienced Angler (a 14-year-old article)

Editor/writer’s caveat emptor: this piece, satirical and immature as it may be, was the way I took to writing about things Of which my grasp was, as some arrogant barrister would say, prima facie. This was truly written many years … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Kebari Launch

I think half the reason my daughter Clara even likes tying flies is the coup de grace ending with the whip finisher. Up until now, I had used the classic Thompson style finisher, as it tended to allow me the … Continue reading

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Secret Squirrel Stuff And The Traditional Fly

So I headed out to my super-super, surreptitious, Über-clandestine fishing spot with my first traditional flies. And my IPhone. You’d think after the third time I’ve gotten my Iphone wet, that I’d be inclined to just go ahead and go … Continue reading

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A Culinary Kebari

I spent a the good part of two hours last night over at Jason Klass’ Tenkara Talk, familiarizing myself with products, reviews, revelations and insights–the stuff that makes it a fantastic resource for all. I did this because I’d simply … Continue reading

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