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Archive for March 2012

Report/a photo, catching up

I must apologize for the lack of reports lately; the shop has been very busy, and I’ve been catching up with a lot of less-than-thrilling things like receiving and re-stocking. That said, I have been fishing though mainly at night. Two nights ago I was invited on a last-minute trip that Alex Powers had put…

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Fishing with Aaron Monday and Tuesday

Aaron and I fished two days earlier this week and I can tell you honestly that the wind was with teeth. Day One: Our first morning started out in fine fashion. Aaron and I poled an edge for about 20 minutes before I felt Aaron kick the boat around for a shot. We could see…

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Fishing the next two days

Tomorrow begins a two-day stint with Aaron, and we are most likely going to look for the 6. Report and photographs to follow as always. I have heard that there are some large creatures in the backcountry still, and we saw a few during the Merkin that would have made the grade. ncl/tac

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March Merkin Results/report

The Angling Company would like to congratulate Captain Scott Collins and Dr. Greg Smith on their victory in the 2012 March Merkin tournament. Scott and Greg caught a fish on day one, and then essentially won the tournament on day 2 when they released three permit. If you don’t have respect for this, something’s wrong.…

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March Mekrin results/our fishing

The last four days will (hopefully) be some of the hardest I’ve seen. I could go on about how tough it was (which would be a long and sad report) or talk about how the fishing was (that I can do briefly: cold, windy, and devoid of permit). I’ll do neither of these things. In…

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Film tour/Merkin

Tomorrow (Sunday, 11 March) the fly fishing film tour comes to Key West once again. It will be held at the Tropic Cinema in Eaton Street, and make sure you get your tickets as it sells out. Following that, Monday night is the captain’s meeting for the March Merkin, at 6 PM at theKey West…

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Some photos, still windy

It’s still blowing a kerfluffle out there, but here are some photos from Scott and Julie Bryant to bright brighten your day: film tour is on Sunday, 11 March at 7:30 at the Tropic Theater, on Eaton Street. Regards, Nathaniel/tac

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Cold front/barracuda photos

Given that there is a very windy cold front sitting on us at the moment, I was wondering what to write here. Captain Raymond Vasquez had emailed me some photos of a very large barracuda the other day that I had not yet posted, so here they are: Hopefully this cold front will leave before…

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Fishing yesterday

Yesterday I fished with Aaron Snell. After I retrieved my forgotten stretcher box (realizing very soon thereafter that my supply of pre-tested 6 lb was running dangerously low) we drove up to Sugarloaf and splashed the boat. Aaron found some fish pretty quickly, though we (I) had a tough time getting the fly where it…

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