CXC 365 ISV Day 28

Pat’s Pickle … a most tasty potential side dish for any hungry fish I guess when you’re a fly creator and you develop a new fly, coming up with a name can be .. well, a pickle. Voila! We have a name. So, I guess, Pat had a difficult time naming this fly and was … More CXC 365 ISV Day 28

CXC 365 ISV Day 27

The Chubby Chernobyl; bulky iteration of the Chernobyl Ant… Big body, high floating fly that is, on many waters, a go-to-fly. It can mimic so many large stoneflies and hoppers. The high flotation of the large body is great of using the dry-as-an-indicator setup. Drop a smaller fly; from wet fly to beadhead; off the … More CXC 365 ISV Day 27

Bonefish Addiction

Harold had a lifelong obsession with fishing over the bright waters of the Caribbean… …and other saltwater environments that held his obsessive Bonefish (Albula vulpes). Traveling to all ends of the earth, suffer any expense and level of inconvenience to make destiny with but the chance of hooking up. Harold was a bonefish addict. He openly … More Bonefish Addiction

Fishing ELIXIR

A ‘Throw Back‘ photo caught my eye when it was posted by ‘Friend-Not-Yet-Met’, Bill Elliott. As many of my FB Friends know, such a collision of image and timing – can generally dislodge a story, poem, haiku or some sort of textual creation. This event, was no different. Taking the image and recreating it as … More Fishing ELIXIR

Papa’s 2-Toned Wet

“Papa said Jesus did His best work when He reached down, under-the-water’s-surface and pulled a person up. They were drowning. They’d already give’in to the idea they were gonna die. They’re workable. That’s the kinda house I lived in: Papa’s 2-Toned Wet. Papa said when Jesus tried to work with people on top of the … More Papa’s 2-Toned Wet

Wet Wade: CEC2010-002

 “No real-fly-fishin’-man would wear ‘wimp-assed’ waders in ‘wet-wadin’-time’ Eh?” story ©2010 Les Booth; painting, Wading Wet, ©2010 Diane Michelin The phone was nearing the end of its ring cycle. Two more rings and the really cool answering machine voice would engage. “Hey Y’all! This is Curt’s sexy, silky voiced digital female assistant.  I’ll take your … More Wet Wade: CEC2010-002