Not in Kansas Anymore pt. 2

[singlepic id=2768 w=300 h=220 float=right] Each summer Liz does an audit of several stores for the company she works for and I travel along hoping for the opportunity to see some cool sights, to keep an eye on my girl and perhaps if I’m lucky get a chance to touch …

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July 22nd, 2011: The Free-Range S.H.

[singlepic id=2758 w=300 h=220 float=right] After tying up my initial stash of #16 Free Range Soft-Hackle flies in a variety of colors I knew I needed to get creekside to test them out. I woke and got the girl out the door, ran the dogs hard and weeded my garden …

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July 15th, 2011: Fish the Pre-Heat

[singlepic id=2737 w=300 h=220 float=right] Field Notes: AT: 7:00am DT: 11:30am WT @8am: 57°F @11am: 56°F Clear Water on Arrival AAT: 75°F DAT: 84°F Rising Trout on Arrival Onstream at 7am…late for this time of the year. I hiked downstream roughly a mile and began working back upstream to the …

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July 12th, 2011: A George

[singlepic id=2724 w=280 h=200 float=right] Stopped just for twenty or so minutes to fish a spot I’ve spied a George hanging out in. George is code for freakin’ big brown trout, the kind that break tippet and leave you speechless standing on the bank holding a limp line. The first cast hooked this guy. …

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July 6th, 2011: Driftless Area Brookies

[singlepic id=2685 w=280 h=200 float=right] Damn, what an afternoon. Got onstream later than I wanted but found myself pulling up to a bridge with a family of six swimming in the big hole just downstream. The adults and I discussed fishing while I got my gear togather, the kids played …

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