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The Home Stretch

I was fishing the home stretch of a local river, a favorite section of the headwaters, a place where I could hang my fishing hat, or fly rod, on an aging log and feel as comfortable as a dog beside … Continue reading

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Fishing the Lost Terrain

I’ve got this notion of a “lost terrain” and think I might discover it through my wanderings. Hiking with a walking stick or fishing with an artificial fly, I imagine there’s a special place that’s close at hand, mysterious but … Continue reading

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Roots ‘n’ Boots

For most citizens living in a modern world, to talk about the “home place” is an unfamiliar exercise. Most of us today are socially mobile and often move from place to place for economic or recreational reasons. Today, we rarely live in one … Continue reading

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September Shuttle

Over a period of several afternoons and evenings, I’ve been shuttling between the fields near home and a trout stream just beyond the ridge. The aging farm fields near the house are reverting into mostly woodland, and the trout stream … Continue reading

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Wild Neighborhood

Beavers have moved into the neighborhood. Although increasingly common on many eastern waterways, the great rodents haven’t been seen much on the stream near our house, until recently. As I once reported here, on Brook Trout and Beaver Dams, the … Continue reading

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