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All things beautiful with Jamie Sandford

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. -Francis Bacon It’s a great thing in life to find friends that are as excited as you are about a shared interest.  It’s even better to find people that have not only a couple of things in common with you but several.  Then…

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The Common Carp provides an uncommon fishing opportunity

A great book was published a few years back called Start with Why by Simon Sinek. His golden circle reference has helped define many endeavours since. If you’re curious to see more, check out the YouTube link here that provides his Ted Talk presentation. In a nutshell his message is that no one cares what…

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Fly fishing, guiding, and nets for Carp with Andrew McCLellan

Carp Fsihing

So many fly fisherman begin with panfish, master the basics, and then proceed to spend the following decades pursuing mostly trout and bass.  It’s only been in the past five or so years that interest in fly fishing for carp has developed.  Fly fishermen without local access to trout streams took to practicing sight fishing…

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Fly Fishing the City: A sewer runs through it

“Discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes” – Marcel Proust   It’s a part of our human nature that we long for adventure.  Being a fisherman means you are first an explorer. This need for new experiences is really part of our DNA. Fishing travel provides just a multitude…

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Tenkara Carp Fishing with Donavan Clary

A reoccurring theme on this blog is that of curiosity.  Anglers are explorers first and we seek adventure in not only the species we pursue but where and also in the methods employ to do the catching.  We are endlessly curious about the ways to get a hook in a fish’s mouth.  There’s lots of…

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Gyeonji Fishing for Carp and more with Devin Biggs

A favorite show to pass the time on the daily commute is The Orvis Fly Fishing podcast with Tom Rosenbauer.  In an episode late last year, Tom was answering an emailed question about how to convince more anglers that fly fishing was better or “the way to go” instead of a conventional rod and reel…

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