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winter fishing

Philosophy Stories

Absence | Goodbye, Winter

on
March 14, 2018
I hold on to winter longer than anyone else I know. I love winter for what it is, for what it makes me feel, for what it turns me into — for how it forces family to huddle closer, and for how exquisitely alone I feel outside.

Winter is the season of absence.

Night Fishing Stories

Night Shift — Tracks

on
January 19, 2018

** Note: This January 2015 post is rewritten and revisited here.
So many of our favorite waters are accompanied by railroad tracks, and walking the familiar but odd stride required…

Fifty Tips

Fifty Fly Fishing Tips: #24 — Transitions are tough

on
January 7, 2018

The deadliest anglers can move through various on-the-water tactics with ease. They smoothly transition from fishing deep nymphs to a light dry-dropper rig. Just a half hour and a…

Stories

Winter Welcome Home

on
January 4, 2018

Author’s Note: I first published this to Troutbitten in the winter of 2016. This past week I had a day so strikingly similar that I had to dig this…

Stories

Mid-Season Form

on
December 21, 2017

Sawyer isn’t afraid of the cold. He’s like a polar bear in waders — doesn’t even wear gloves on his paws. I don’t get guys like this; I don’t…