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Camp Weeks 2, 3 and 4 – Weather!

To paraphrase Steppenwolf, ‘God damn the weather man!’ While many of you down in the States are sweltering under the summer heat and dodging thunderstorms, we are almost half way through our coldest summer in the past sixteen years. And … Continue reading

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Beech Leaves

It’s spring! I know it because at dusk for the past couple of evenings, the peepers have been laughing at the last of the melting snow. This passing winter was significant in my life, one I’ll long recall. After selling … Continue reading

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Busy?

My mother used to say, “Don’t tell me you’re busy, sugar. Everybody’s busy, and they don’t need to hear it from you.” When your actions were pleasing, my elder southern females called you “honey”. When your deeds were questionable (but … Continue reading

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Rain, Stills, Simon and Young

August 5, 2012:  I am taking a brief sit-down on the front porch this morning, looking out across an empty lake at gray sky, grayer water and a slice of dark spruce that divides the two. Billy Bear sits next … Continue reading

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Posting from Camp – 2012

Something new at TRL this summer.  Wifi!  Yes, we have installed a new satellite internet service that will allow us to not only post here on the fishing log, but enjoy a new sat phone line, check our emails, text … Continue reading

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New Web Site

Spent the last two weeks building the new TRL web site.  It should be up shortly – just waiting for the domain name to be transferred (jeez, what an ordeal!).  I will be sending out an email blast when it … Continue reading

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Newfie Joke

Many of you know that Newfies love to spin yarns and tell jokes, especially if they are the brunt of them.  So here’s a little story from the 2011 season: A big-time rancher from Texas showed up last summer to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Sweet 2012

In Labrador, we get to sit beside Christmas Trees all summer long.  The locals call these ruby cones ‘Labrador Roses”, but I think they look a lot like ornaments, maybe strings of cranberries. The tamarack trees are a beautiful part … Continue reading

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Yellowstone

Lewis River, Nez Perce and Soda Butte Creeks, the Gibbon and Firehole into the Madison, the Gardner River into the storied Yellowstone.  There’s a lot more to see in Yellowstone National Park than the rivers. But when you’re a fly … Continue reading

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For many years,

I have been thinking of just leaving after camp was over and visiting friends and famous rivers across the US. This was the year. My travels have taken me to the far corners of our land.  Florida was first, a … Continue reading

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