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July
23rd

Steelhead blog update

More thoughts on steelheading. It’s something I’ve been thinking
about for a while, but haven’t been able to explain properly.
Hopefully, you’ll understand my gibberish. :) Click here to check it out.

July
15th

Another go at carping

Where: Banks Lake
When:Saturday
Conditions: Sunny and HOT
Flies used: An experiment carp fly
Species pursued: Carp

Song of the day: “Lake of Fire,” Nirvana

“Jeez, this is a popular place today.”

Just as we were gearing up, some guy in a Tacoma drove by,
rubbernecked us, and then pulled a sharp U turn. Another truck was
about to do the same.

“Go ahead, I’m always too slow.”

“No worries–hand me your line.”

I strung up Jan’s rod and we scrambled down the path to the flat.

But to no avail. Within twenty minutes

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July
9th

Steelhead blog update

Added a couple of short entries to the steelhead blog. Click here to check them out.

And by the way, for those of you who have missed the videos this
past year, you’ll be happy to know that I’ll be posting vids on this
blog!

I also wanted to note that I finally finished the blog entry below.
Scroll down from the section on carping to read about our adventure at
Rocky Ford and see where we ended our weekend.