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Tight Lines: the beauty of the belly boat

...provides. Being so near the lake, it enables us to experience each ripple of water, every breath of wind. And, for the fly fisher, it allows us an up-close and personal look at the organisms swimming around us - food for the fish and food for thought...
Tight Lines: Ice fishing can be cool winter fun

...paraphernalia - that hovering over a frozen hole has never really been my favorite outdoor activity. Perhaps it's the fly fisher in me. I'm a fly fishing devotee precisely because it is so proactive: constantly moving, seeking out where fish...
Breast cancer survivors fly fish as therapy

...often say it's difficult to raise their arms above a certain point for some time afterward.Kreft, who has been a fly fisher for 20 years, said right after her double mastectomy, she couldn't even lift a shirt over her head. She could only...
Flyology: Experts share advice for young tiers

...though, like fishing, you can never stop learning. There always are new ways to accomplish your tying goals." Once a fly fisher has enough on-the-water experience under their belt, purchased the basics - vise, bobbin, hackle pliers, thread...
A case of the rainbow trout heartbreaks that you can only be an expert once you've made every mistake in the book. So, then perhaps we should measure a fly fisher not by fish romances, but rather fish heartbreak.Brian Smith is city editor for the Peninsula Clarion and a beginning...
Snagging the perfect gift

...would appreciate good art because the two are tied closer than it would appear. "Whatever they are, spin caster or fly fisher, it is a work of art," he said. "Even when you do like spay fishing that's kind of like an artistic dance in the water...
Fly tying elevated to an art form last fall, and the fishing sucked, so I didn't catch anything on it," he said.As an avid and regular local fly fisher, Gong also makes regular trips north to the Naknek River, and south to the Grand Ronde.He admitted that it's not...
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...activities such as spring break day camp and vacation bible school. Josh enjoys the outdoors and is an avid hiker and fly fisher. He works at the Kambe theatre. Josh?s future plans include Navy basic training in the fall. He wants to be a Navy...


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