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Red’s Rendezvous VI

Last Saturday, I attended Red’s Fly Shop Rendezvous VI. The Rendezvous is an annual event sponsored by Red’s at its fly shop and the Canyon River Ranch on the Yakima River. I’ve attended all but one of these events and every year it seems to get bigger and better. The…

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Posted in Commentary and Reflections Environmental

The Lucky Molecules

Yesterday was Earth Day 2015. It passed, with the expected of flurry of speeches by politicians “demanding action” on climate change – who will now do absolutely nothing to push such action. I expect little from self-serving political cynics such as Obama (co-conspirator with the one percent) and Kerry (member…

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Posted in Environmental Technique and Tips

Fish Fundamentals and Responsible Angling

This spring has been slow in the South Puget Sound for finding Sea-Run Cutthroat (SRC) Trout. Even my nearby beach, which tends to be prolific on an outgoing tide, has been barren this year. The last three times I was there I caught nothing, with not even a hit. I…

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Two Reminders for Stopping Tailing Loops

Tailing loops plague most casters at times – generally when dealing with longer casts. Gink and Gasoline have a brief post that reviews the two most common causes of tailing loops: jack-hammer starts and creep. These are two simple things to check when on the water – particularly by stepping…

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