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s l o w f l o a t

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January 5, 2015

Good thing we don’t just go fishing to catch fish, because there wasn’t a whole lot of that going on yesterday.

Burke and I teamed up for a Sunday float, and we tried to make the Steelers’ playoff loss quickly drift away into a fading memory by rowing through some cold water…


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The Roadtrip

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January 3, 2015

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
The stage was set.   I had my truck loaded to the max with fishing gear, pillows, sleeping bags, food, and beer.  I thanked my wife again for giving me reprieve and I pushed off a few hours before first…


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Last Stop

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December 31, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
It has been a great year.  I think the biggest change for me in 2014 was moving away from fishing by myself and embracing the camaraderie of sharing a day on the water with someone else.  The best part…


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Last Cast – 2014

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December 31, 2014

I had a couple hours of daylight left and I just couldn’t stand it anymore.

The pothole where I’ve found some of my biggest fish on the river was only a couple hundred yards away from the couch I was sitting on, so I layered up and rigged up; then…


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Searching Through the Margins

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December 29, 2014

I’d guess I was about ten years old when I started pushing past the boundaries of my parents’ twelve acres of hills and trees. I easily remember the day that I walked into the damp valley and to the tiny runoff stream which I always imagined may hold a few trout — or…


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Taking The Solo Shot

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December 29, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
I really enjoy fishing with other guys when the opportunity presents itself.  The problem is my schedule often doesn’t line up.  So I end up spending the majority of my time fishing by myself.  While it’s great not having…


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Go For A Fishing!!

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December 23, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
No, my grasp of the English language is not that bad.  I’ll explain what the title means later…

I was lucky enough to share the water with my good friend Jason the last two days.  Jason and I spent many…


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Float

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December 20, 2014

Burke and I floated today. It’s almost late enough in the season to call it a winter run, but not quite. Need snow for that, and I’d say real winter hasn’t started yet.

Action was about what we expected for this river at this time of the year, which is…

Domenick Swentosky
BELLEFONTE, PA

Hi. I'm a father of two young boys, a husband, writer, musician and fisherman. I fly fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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