Archive for February 26th, 2014

February 26, 2014

Of Rod and Reel

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   “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.
I am haunted by waters.”
                      Norman Maclean
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Watching a trials moto negotiate a wet stream reminds me of a fly fisherman reading the waters of a trout plump river. A tremendous book utilizing a thread of the anglers life connecting a man and his brothers story growing up in the cool tree lined canyons of Montana. It is Maclean’s ‘A river runs through it’. A quick read but worth savoring its exquisite language that rolls softly off the page.
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…it’s our pal Ewan McGregor! True Scot, and motorcyclist, fly fishing in the Yemen…
   ..perhaps The Triumph fly lure is needed:
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