Tag Archives: birding

Gillespie Point (Pine Creek)

On Saturday I managed to fly fish for an hour in the bitter winds along the Allegheny River, catching and releasing one rainbow trout and losing another. Not much for some, but enough inspiration to continue my outdoor weekend. Sunday, … Continue reading

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Small Stream Shuffle and Forest Romp

Over the past week and a half the streams and rivers of this region have settled into normal summertime flows, and I’m actually looking forward to a bit of rain again. The fishing has been good, and the streams and … Continue reading

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Two of America’s Finest

En route to Warrenton, Virginia for several days, I stopped to fly-fish a couple of America’s finest trout streams. We were heading south to help celebrate Independence Day and the recent engagement of son and future daughter-in-law. With an extra … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Steelhead (Wherever You Are)

At last, on the first full day of spring, a day that followed an unusually difficult winter in upstate New York, I was out there fishing and moving once again…I felt like a steelhead, perhaps, off on a “swim” from … Continue reading

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Genesee Trailwalker, Part 3

All three parts of this series were written and published on Rivertop Rambles around the 20th of January each of three consecutive years. I don’t know what this proves, other than the fact that I’m another creature of habit. I … Continue reading

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Big Sky Ramble (1)

Every time I glance at this blog site’s header photo I’m reminded of Montana. In this post, and the next, I’ll provide a thumb-nail sketch of my solo jaunt through southwestern Montana in July 2010. Please join me as I … Continue reading

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