The Blue – Two Years Later

Breckenridge, CO. August 6, 2015.  A little over two years ago, I fished the Blue River just below the Dillon Reservoir in 20 degree weather and caught some of the most beautiful rainbow trout I had ever seen. I learned about mysis shrimp and cold...
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Snake Featured

Summer Squall on Abaco

You don’t normally think of going to the Bahamas in June. However, this trip was a little unique because I bid on it during the Casting for Recovery annual fundraising event in Hamilton, MT, that takes place the first weekend in October. Because I was late...
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Boning up on Bonefish

Is the summer passing you by as quickly as it is for me? June was a crazy month with threats of flash floods on the Pine River where I was living, a fly-fishing trip to the Bahamas, and a trip to the annual conference of...
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Remembering Phyllis Pool

I remember reading some words of wisdom several decades ago about friendship. The gist of it was that some people come into your life early and remain a part of it for the duration; with others your paths cross for only a short period of...
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Colorado River

Sun and the San Juan

I am restored! A day on a boat on the San Juan with Thom Chacon from Duranglers. We escaped Texas Hole rapidly in order to head downriver where the scenery was more about the beautiful red cliffs than the other anglers, of which there were...
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Life's +/Δ

Rain, rain, rain


+ Ready to go fishing! Δ The runoff keeps coming…  

Featured Guide

Guide Patrick

Prime Punter

Patrick leads up the guide crew at Blackfly Lodge south of Marsh Harbor on Abaco Island in the Bahamas. Patrick...
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In Other Words


Special Organization

Casting for Recovery was founded in 1996 in Manchester, Vermont, by a breast cancer reconstructive surgeon and a professional fly...
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