Tag Archives: PA

More Than Fish, Alone

Back in the day when I read poetry to the public and published lots of stuff in magazines and in books, I had a small but certain following of people who, for the most part, haven’t followed my transition over … Continue reading

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Lyman Run, A Perfect Balance

Summer and fall were in the Equinox. Clouds and sunshine wrestled for an upper hand above. I drove along Route 6, turned off at Galeton, Pennsylvania and traversed seven miles of rough graveled road, closed to Thru Traffic.  (Ask not … Continue reading

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Spring Journal: the LeTort

This post is less an introduction to the great Pennsylvania limestone water known as LeTort Spring Run than a strategy for fishing it in a very limited time period. Driving homeward from Virginia I had just enough time to view … Continue reading

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Elk Watch (Pennsylvania)

I recently stretched my “Pennsylvania Wilds” horizons by visiting the western headwaters of the Sinnemahoning, the elk country near Benezette, PA. Along with wife Leighanne, son Brent, and Catherine (Brent’s partner), I enjoyed a ramble through the little mountain town … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Pinney’s Ghost

“The sun was down. The light which illuminated the huge clock on the Court House steeple was turned on. From several directions came figures carrying flyrods, already strung up, with jiggling wet fly droppers dancing in cadence with each step. … Continue reading

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Like Ants on a Rock

Ants on a rock are like people on Earth. They crawl over the rounded surfaces, pursuing whatever they must. They dominate the surfaces, subdue all other creatures, or think they’re in control. I step back from the rock, settle in … Continue reading

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The Slate Run Odyssey, Part 5

 I recently had my first spring opportunity of the year to visit Slate Run in north-central Pennsylvania where I picked up the thread of the fishing/hiking trek that I began last October and then recorded through four early posts on Rivertop Rambles. Following the spring meeting of … Continue reading

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The Triple Divide (1)

In an earlier post entitled “Three River Rise” (12/19/11) I gave an introduction to a special hill in north-central Pennsylvania. The hill near Gold, PA is the place where three rivers are born, where three major watersheds share a common … Continue reading

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