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November Caenis (or, doing three things at the same time)

multitasking is a stupid concept. i want to do several things at the same time knowing very well that neither one will be done properly as if it had been done separately but the unfocussed mind persists, considers it a… 141 more words

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monday's may

served to you fresh on a bed of unsweetened chantilly and crunchy pointillism, bon appétit !

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Palmering, Pilgrims, fly tying history, the Worm and the Plague

thanks to this great comment left by reader Phil Foster on yesterday’s brainwashem’ young- Julian’s Wouf-Wouf salmon fly in regards to my mentioning “in the fly tying world, ‘palmering‘ means winding a hackle around the hook shank, not pulling hackle fibres back before winding/palmering the hackle to the hook shank.” 488 more words

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May i might, Might i May.

encountered on an English chalkstream last month, this little fairy just may… have made my day.

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Caenis Ins and Outs

we already know this gorgeous little creature has several functions:

– firstly and most importantly, it gets us all excited when we see one. it makes us stop whatever it was we where doing (even if that something was fun), run over and grab a rod and do what’s natural for us fly fishers: have more fun than what normal people consider as fun. 408 more words

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