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The Wind, the Brook, and the Browns

The weather had been warm and rainy, most of the streams and rivers in the area were high and muddy, but I knew the spring brook would be running clear. I drove to it in advance of a rapidly approaching … Continue reading

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Spring Creek, the Turning

Saturday looked like the best of the weekend for a final shot at fishing Spring Creek this season. I’d had good luck here on two previous outings this winter, so I approached the water calmly, ready to accept whatever my … Continue reading

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Midge Madness (Spring Creek)

Along with NPR’s early morning broadcast of an ancient hymn, I heard the first sweet phrases of a migrant robin near the yard. I stepped to the porch in my bare feet for a clearer sound of both music sources, … Continue reading

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Limestone Cowboy

I hadn’t fished Spring Creek (Caledonia, New York) for several years, so I jumped at an opportunity to revisit the limestone water on a warm day in early December. Unlike central and southern Pennsylvania, upstate New York has very few … Continue reading

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