Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thursday Roundup

I am worn down ragged and don’t much feel like expounding, so time for some quick thoughts on things. BIKE Well, we got our tax return and I ordered my bike. It is this here one, and according to the … Continue reading

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Inner monologue as I am leaving for work: “Should I stop at the Fox before work? I could stop at Kimball Street and take Irving Park to work. But downtown Elgin is always a hassle. Maybe OTTO in Carpentersville? Nah. … Continue reading

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Carp Diem.

My brother Chris and my best friend Nick’s birthdays are the 25th and 26th, so, in addition to getting them some assorted lures and plastics, I decided to play Mr. Fishing Guide (inspired primarily by John Gierach’s “No Shortage Of … Continue reading

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I have been a lazy, undisciplined fucker lately, so I thought it would be wise to get back into the swing of things. 3 consecutive sets of: 20 body weight squats 20 bent-over rows 20 shoulder presses 20 crunches 20 … Continue reading

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I have a bunch of little stuff to blog about. Nothing of much consequence. So I am just going to dump it all in in this here post just for my own edification. SATURDAY FISHED AT BUSSE: Hot. About 80 … Continue reading

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2012 Fishing Goals

Last year when I started getting heavily into fishing, I spent most of my time stumbling and fumbling. Trial and error. Learning and relearning. Wasting a lot of time, wasting a decent amount of money, as well. Some of this … Continue reading

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Always The Groomsman, Never The Bride

I woke up today to find all my inboxes deluged with correspondences from anxious members of the fishing press looking for an exclusive interview with big loser of last night’s 18th Annual Bassmaster Classic. Voicemails. Emails. Faxes. Teletypes. Trans-Atlantic cables. … Continue reading

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