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Passing the Founders’ Rod

Some thoughts on what it means to pass along the Founders’ Rod (the fly rod on loan to me for one year by the Slate Run Sportsmen): At the spring meeting of the Slate Run Sportsmen at Slate Run, PA, … Continue reading

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Bamboo Rods and Prayer Flags

It was a mild late-winter day. The morning sun shone brightly on the spring creek, and it felt good to be back on the water following weeks of northern hibernation. Oddly enough, I was the only angler in view. Granted, … Continue reading

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New Year’s, Fore and Aft

With a little help from a Roman god named Janus, I can glance backward at the year and then hope to look ahead, as well. I’ll be able to state that my year outdoors and on the water went pretty … Continue reading

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A Peerless Transition

It looked like a good day to stay home from work and to check up on the trout. The temperature was rising into the 40s, and it said farewell to winter. The streams and rivers would soon be rising from … Continue reading

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The Founders’ Rod

At the spring meeting of the Slate Run Sportsmen (SRS) in Slate Run, PA, I got surprised. Just prior to commencement of the business meeting for members of the group dedicated to preservation of the Pine Creek Valley and to … Continue reading

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