CXC 365 ISV Day 22

The world of the redfish (the Sciaenops ocellatus – Red Drum) is a magnet for many fishermen.  Scanning the water for the infamous spot-tail is the highlight of many fishing adventures.  Making the cast in windy conditions, sun-glare, without spooking the fish – make for a great challenge.  The hook-up is an explosion of success.  As fine table … More CXC 365 ISV Day 22

CXC 365 ISV Day 21

One fish that stands out in the minds of most fisherman – regardless of the gear used – is the Marlin.  Hemingway saw to this with his infamous novel, ‘Old Man and the Sea’.   Huge, muscular fish, living and racing through the pelagic waters of the oceans around the world.  Feeding on bait schools of … More CXC 365 ISV Day 21

CXC 365 ISV Day 20

 OK Ryan, here you go, for Day #20/365, befitting your razzle-dazzle of the infamous Gartner Gurgler, developed by the late and iconic, Jack Gartner, I offer the following complimentary verse.  The Gurgler is a well-known fly that is incredibly successful in salt and fresh water fly-fishing.  I hope our ‘study contributions’ are honorable enough … so … More CXC 365 ISV Day 20

CXC 365 ISV Day 19

An now, Ryan, for the reveal of Day #19/365 … the sockeye salmon treat.  What amazing colors these salmon provide. Truly an amazing palette.  And here you find the complimentary verse … it’s tale of an important eco-element: salmon and their value to the eco-systems, of which they are a part.  The sockeye is also … More CXC 365 ISV Day 19

CXC 365 ISV Day 18

In the roux the cooks rely. No rue is known unless there’s too much heat. Yet… it’s in the ‘heat’ when a metal’s inner-core is known. As you find the heat picking up… remember, Sweating IT, can be a good thing…  Enjoy  — CXC

CXC 365 ISV Day 17

Well, Ryan as you hustle to get your goods to the shows and meet your Daily Study, you continue to imbue us with creative goodies. Not to mention grist for the writing mill. Don’t sweat the small stuff, keep your Eye on The Prize.  –CXC

CXC 365 ISV Day 16

Ryan… you speak in a realm of SciFi with this image. Allow me to explore a bit – maybe aid in the Furtherance. You know what they say about, ‘eyes, and the window-on-the-soul ideology’… well, ‘Eyes On’.  I hope y’all enjoy the verse that accompanies this study.  – CXC  

CXC 365 ISV Day 14

Well, let’s hope the Pollack doesn’t cut bait and run… but this little ditty might just catch’im, too.  It’s good for nearly everything else with fins ‘n swims.  Enjoy the offering for Day #14, Keenelectric Nymph   —CreXpoCon

CXC 365 ISV Day 13

A wonderful fly for so many conditions, locations and moods. This thing just works! Thankfully, there’s no Boom’n’Bust on this Copper Mine!  Enjoy, Day #13, “Keeneodic Stability”  CreXpoCon