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The King Fisher

While camping at a favorite vacation spot, I stealthily rowed the boat closer to a known Bass hang out. The boat; an ancient vessel, was about 14 feet long, constructed of iron and cinder blocks, painted green, and had several … Continue reading

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Ice Fishing Lessons Learned

A couple of years ago my dear, sweet, lovely wife bought me some ice fishing jigs from the website, Bentleyfishing.com, which held a lot of promise.  Except, of course, for the promise of good ice.  Nevertheless, whenever an opportunity came … Continue reading

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Sling-Shot Thrill Ride.

On the morning of the fourth day of the motorcycle trip, we took a route heading south to Billings, Montana.  A cold front had pushed the heat wave east, deeper into the midwest and the back side of the wave, … Continue reading

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Prairie Grass

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On the fourth day of our motorcycle trip.  Jim was running out front on his V65 Magna, as I cruised along on my Goldwing.  It was tough to keep my eyes on the highway, because the prairie winds sent the waist-high … Continue reading

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observations for Day 3 of the Motorcycle Trip.

Riding across the prairie on my steel horse, I am struck by how the pioneers efforts and desire to move west. The beauty that surrounds me is awesome. I envision the pioneers riding on their…organic horse taking it in. I … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned… Lessons Ignored.

What madness is this! It is 100 degrees out there, half of my bike is held together by spit, zip straps, and 3/4 of a roll of gorilla tape, and I am putting salve on my tuckus to keep the … Continue reading

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Lessons of the River Ghost

Years ago, my fishing partner and I went out West to explore some new rivers and expand upon our trout fishing knowledge.  One thing we have learned, is that while there are some basic similarities to trout behavior, and diet, … Continue reading

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A Wild Animal Encounter

Rattlesnakes I was in the mountains of Montana fishing on ahhh… river, when I looked up to see a bunch of lost flies on a bush near the side of the river. I began taking them off of the bush … Continue reading

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Nicknames and Their Troubles

Picking your own nick name, and the dangers involved Japanese Delivery Pizza, Pizza-la I tried a nickname once. I took a job as a pizza delivery man while serving in the military. The manager, a gentle mannered man with a … Continue reading

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Salmon Camp!

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Salmon Camp ’08- I received a summons in the mail the other day.  This one inviting me to a salmon camp which included camping, fishing, eating, sitting by the fire, and merry-making while telling stories, truths, lies, jokes, fibs, and … Continue reading

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Drift Boat Disasters Part III

So we continue the story where Conrad is appealing to a fictitious jury that Ralph’s insistence is what caused a sequence of events significant enough to turn his friend off from fishing forever.   Now it is time for, “Drift … Continue reading

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Wishing I was Fishing…

I have been trying to hit the lake to get some fishing in, but my wife and I determined that a new septic field needed to be installed at the lake house we own up in the Thumb of Michigan. … Continue reading

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Driftboat Disaster: Part 2

*** When we last heard from Conrad and Bobby, Conrad was telling Bobby some bad experiences that occurred on a drift boat fish trip in an attempt to dissuade Bobby from wanting to go. “So then what happened?” Bobby asked. … Continue reading

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Driftboat Disaster: Part 1

Conrad tries to talk Bobby out of renting a drift for their next fishing trip by sharing details of a trip gone wrong. Part 1 of a 3. Continue reading

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