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Farewell, friend.

Posted By on September 9, 2015 in musings | 0 comments

Farewell, friend.

Today, I lost a good friend.  Normally, I wouldn’t post something like this in a place like this, but this friend was Andy Royer, a guy who helped make a lot of what’s happening on this site possible.  Andy fought a hard fight against cancer for about two years and he never lost his hope or his spirit, despite how rough things got.  And they were rough. I admire him for it. I bought bamboo from Andy, The Bamboo Broker, for years before I finally...

These are NOT Greenbacks

Posted By on February 23, 2013 in musings | 0 comments

These are NOT Greenbacks

I’ve caught thousands of Greenback Cutthroat trout in my life, but it turns out that I haven’t. My dad and I spend a solid portion of every year traipsing around the rockies and stalking the gorgeous red-bellied beasts. But, recently, I guess, we have discovered that whoever had originally decided we were catching Greenbacks was mistaken.  It turns out that way back, when they started stocking these fish around the general area, they grabbed the wrong species, or DNA strain, or whatever, and we’ve all been catching Colorado River Cutthroats...