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Sage X Fly Rod: More Casting

I had previously discussed that I had gotten to cast the Sage X (see here). At the time I had commented that I thought the rod was subtle, i.e., it wasn’t a rod that one picked up and either liked or disliked. As it was, that comment seemed to reflect…

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Grace Under Pressure

Ernest Hemingway, in a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1926, first used the phrase “grace under pressure.” Often repeated, the phrase is meant to define the meaning of courage or guts. We live in an age where the word hero is used for everyone from all members of the…

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