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Flycatcher

When the weather finally turned irresistible for the craft of venturing into the stream-lined depths of mother nature, I got on the West Branch Genesee and, later, the main stem Genesee. There, among the hills and hollows of the dual-state … Continue reading

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By This River(top)

In a period of time with more than the usual rainfall, when the streams and rivers have been running high and off-color, the fishing is limited and I look more to the unsung lives and places of the rivertops.   … Continue reading

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The Murmur of a Stream

It’s been a long cold winter, and it isn’t over yet. Many rivertop streams are blanketed with ice and snow, and the trout are coping with the change. To get outdoors, away from societal noise and the yapping for attention, … Continue reading

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New Year/Hidden Springs #3

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Scottish Ramble #4

Whereas I make an effort to stick to my stated themes at Rivertop Rambles when considerating a new post, I like to keep an edge on the subject matter, too, remaining flexible when it comes to defining “rivertop” country. Yes, the … Continue reading

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Empty Bowl: ‘012

The year left behind is like a valley, or a bowl. As I look down on it from this rivertop height, I see that it is still and low, despite another snowfall in the air. A stream flows underneath the valley’s … Continue reading

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Rivering (25 Years)

It was time to celebrate a quarter-century of fishing and exploring northern Pennsylvania. I was standing in the Allegheny River trying to catch a trout. Okay, no party lights or booze, just me with a fly rod in the cold damp … Continue reading

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Bridge Over the Atlantic

Daughter Alyssa is spending a year in Glasgow, Scotland while in grad school. She’s had opportunities to travel the old country and to send some wonderful photographic reflections. One set of photos got me thinking of a “Bridge Over the … Continue reading

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