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Dec.
30th

Holiday treats

Where: The Beach
When: Saturday
Conditions: Sunny, calm, frigid
Flies used: Clousers
Species pursued: Sea-run cutthroat and resident coho
Songs of the day: “Wake Up,” Arcade Fire

I hope everyone had a good Christmas weekend.

As some of you know, I view Christmas in two ways. On one hand, it’s
a chance to celebrate with loved ones, open presents and stuff your
face into calorie oblivion.

On the other hand, the holidays are an opportunity to engage in…

…another form of gluttony. :)

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Dec.
13th

No bones about it

Where: The Virgin Islands and the Beach
When: The past two weeks; Saturday
Conditions: Sunny, warm in the VI; Freezing, dry and windy here
Flies used: Various bonefish flies in the VI; Clousers on the beach
Species pursued: Various reef fish in the VI; Resident coho and Sea-run cutthroat on the beach

Songs of the day: “Swim,” Jack’s Mannequin,” “So What,” Pink

The temperature was in the mid 80′s as I boarded the plane. After
nine days in the tropical winter sun, I was less than eager to make my
way back to the

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