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We’ll Clean your Boat!

Well, kinda.  Volunteers from the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council will be at Gates Lodge on June 20 and June 21, from 12-5, doing free boat washings.  Learn how they do it to prevent the spread of aquatic invasives, hang out, kick tires, think hex, and if it’s hot out, ask them to hose you down as well!  Should be a fun, chill time and they’ll get your ride in tip top shape for a night of fishing.

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Trying hard

You have to try hard this time of year — harder now than a few weeks ago.  I got out a few times this week and had a blast.  Yesterday I got to sit in the front of the riverboat for a few hours — best seat in the world, if you ask me — and the fishing was awesome.  Caught fish right through the afternoon on dries and droppers, solo dries, and then a wet skunk.  Had a VERY

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A quiet wade

There is a little patch of the South Branch that I consider something like my home water.  It’s not my favorite stretch, but I love it.  As teenagers we used to do a lot of wades — long point-to-point wades, alternating who was in the lead.  Inevitably such wades, often done in the heat of a summer afternoon, led to a lot of little trout.  This stretch was a favorite.  It’s about a mile of uninterrupted riffle, with primarily brook

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