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Monthly Archives: May 2016

     The first 3am morning always goes well. The gear has been pulled out ahead of time and the excitement of the first hunt of the spring provides enough momentum to push through the sleep-deprived muddle. The woods are still dark with night when you arrive but birds are awake and everywhere. The most prominent, at least to me, is the wood thrush. Nothing else sounds like it. Its song is delicate,… Read More

It is my sincere belief that, as a father, it is my responsibility to take my children fishing. When they are young. If I don’t, there is no telling what depraved pastimes of the modern era they may fall victim to. Like “play dates” or listening to pop music. Ella has already had an introduction to fishing, but this year, things are going to get serious. We had our first go at… Read More