Tag Archives: Slate Run

The Slate Run Trout and Senior Citizen Update

I’ve never been good at remembering people’s names, and it doesn’t get any easier with age and experience. Allow me to explain. The weather forecast for Slate Run, Pennsylvania wasn’t looking good: a high of 87 degrees, with drenching humidity … Continue reading

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The Cedar Run Experience, Part 19

1. It felt like the week’s visit to several brook trout streams was just practice for my reentry to Cedar Run. My last installment to The Cedar Run Experience (#18) was in December 2014, so it’s been a while since … Continue reading

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Review/ 50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast

50 Best Places Fly Fishing the Northeast, by Bob Mallard, Forward by Thomas Ames, Jr. Stonefly Press, c/o Ware-Pak, LLC., 2427 Bond Street, University Park, IL 60484. 2014. Let me start this book review with a typical disclaimer. Though I … Continue reading

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Rivertop Photo Essay

An assembly of August moments, recollected in tranquility….        

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The Blown Fuse, No Coffee, Fly-Tying Blues

Three lost souls scurried across Slate Run village at dawn. One of them balanced a coffee-maker in his hands, a precious cargo filled with dry coffee and water to brew. A fuse had blown at their small cabin when the … 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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The Postcard

The other day I got a postcard from the Slate Run Sportsmen (SRS) headquarters in Pennsylvania. The photo on its front was taken when I fished the whole length of Slate Run in 2011/2012. A year later I was asked … Continue reading

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The Cedar Run Experience, Part 6

Lately my Cedar Run experiences have been tied to events occurring at nearby Slate Run, Pennsylvania. They won’t always be so linked. Next spring I hope to make my Cedar Run visits more solidly focused on that beautiful stream. On … Continue reading

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The Cedar Run Experience, Part 5

I took a short break at Cedar Run, adding a small piece of the stream to my long-range goal of fly-fishing its entire length.  I went fishing, though, only after a full day of meeting with the Slate Run Sportsmen’s … Continue reading

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The Cedar Run Experience, Part 4

Early in the morning of Leighanne’s birthday, we were invited to dig some beautiful lilies from our neighbor’s certified gardens and to take them to the owners of the tackle shop in Slate Run. The flowers would be exchanged for … Continue reading

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