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The Bones;

Posted 11-26-2011 at 10:51 PM by Hardyreels
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You may have ran across this out on the forum board or not, threads have a way of getting buried as time passes so I have included this memory here as well.

I spent many years fishing a large spring creek in Central Pennsylvania and during those years I managed to catch some nice brown trout but the truth is that all of the biggest fish I ever hooked came loose before I could get them to shore. Now when I say 'biggest fish' I mean that some of these specimens defied belief. I can...
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Getting Involved

Posted 11-06-2011 at 09:00 PM by Hardyreels
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The ability to scan some old pictures made this story possible, Thank You 'hp'.

I've always been a little different and for all intent and purpose I believe that I made it that way. When it came to fishing I was one of those guys who scheduled their life around fishing as opposed to the visa versa. I had a fairly long history of getting involved with environmental sorta things that went back to the early 80's when I met a fellow named Tom. Tom was a waterways patrolman for the Pennsylvania...
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A Very Colorful Season Part One;

Posted 10-12-2011 at 12:15 AM by Hardyreels

I could be fishing today but the early AM was more than chilly it was cold so I am home and will spend some quality time with my chainsaw later today. I put down a slew of trees last winter and it's time to cut and split them.

Now that I have shared that tid bit with you I'll get on with the entry here. Fall begins here in Alaska months ahead of some areas of the United States, we begin seeing telltale signs of things to come. Autumn actually begins with the return of the pacific...
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Part 2 of A Very Colorful Season;

Posted 10-12-2011 at 12:13 AM by Hardyreels

They say a picture is worth a thousand words so I'll post one more from the Valdez trip before we move on to the high country.

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The next few pictures are from the streams that have been part of this fall and of course some of the fish who added their colors to that of the foliage and blue skies to finish the pallet of color before the coming of the white.
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Part 3 of A Very Colorful Season;

Posted 10-12-2011 at 12:12 AM by Hardyreels

Before moving on to other places I'll show you just a few more of the fish that were caught close to home along with some other pictures that were taken on the trips.

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The fall is always time to stay vigilant because as the waters drop and the salmon are in the river...
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