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“It was so hot I saw a roasted turkey fly by”

Summer finally returned after a cool spell and it was nice to wade in shorts and river sandals after spending three weeks in waders.  237 more words

early summer, long days

Overheard at a Baja taco stand:

” You know why I love this place Frank? We’ve been here for a solid week and I haven’t seen one person wearing Lululemon! 71 more words

Renegades, Root Beers & the Avett Brothers

Andy and I just finished our 4th annual Colorado fly fishing whirl-wind tour this past week. Traditionally the Arkansas River has a CFS around 1600 where we can wade the banks and throw big ugly bugs to voracious trout…but not the past two years. 541 more words

Chilling on the Itchen

I knew I had saved the best to last, the last day of my week off to fish the mayfly, after the previous  few days of chill temperatures mixed with occasional warmth and Wednesdays rain which died of over Thursday. 208 more words



Text: Alan Bulmer         Featured image: Auckland Freshwater Anglers

I have just finished reading a book by Reed Curry entitled “The New Scientific Angling – Trout and Ultraviolet Vision”. 1,057 more words

Alan Bulmer

And let the chalkstream action begin

The first trip to the chalkstream for this year was about a month ago, although the season began on the first I didn’t get the chance to get out. 261 more words


Fly Tying- a Quick and lovely Olive

for a first tying video, this doozy by Robert Strahl is well, a doozy and one hell of a nice start !  those of us that follow Robert’s work through Facebook are well aware that he’s an exceptional tier, i can’t wait to see further videos. 64 more words

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