Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

A Leon Chandler Signature 7.5′, 4/5wt. Fiberglass Fly Rod

A Leon Chandler Signature 7.5′, 4/5wt. Fiberglass Fly Rod When his father died, a friend of mine inherited a number of fly rods. A few of which are fiberglass. Being a big fan of “glass”, I asked him if I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Wading Staffs

Thoughts on Wading Staffs Falling in a fast moving river is dangerous business, my friend, especially in the colder parts of the year. And for that reason, the older I get the more I rely on my trusty wading staff. … Continue reading

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The AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm F2.8 ED Wide Angle

The AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm F2.8 ED Wide Angle You may be wondering why I’m not posting more about fishing adventures. Well its the crazy weather. It has been whacko to say the least. Heat waves followed by sudden drops in … Continue reading

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Euro-Nymphing with a Crappie Pole?

Euro-Nymphing with a Crappie Pole? By buddy Phil is always figuring out new ideas. You may remember a few posts back he showed us how to use an ice float for fly storage. Well recently he has been fascinated with … Continue reading

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Dolphins and Nets

Dolphins and Nets This post may seem a bit odd, in that it has nothing to do with fly-fishing, kayaking, or any other outdoor sport for that matter. Still I feel compelled to write it. Recently my son was on … Continue reading

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