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Fly-Fishing: Making flies a useful way to deal with cabin fever

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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I’m all for getting out and doing some fishing in the offseason, but this winter of the polar vortex has made me glad I know how to tie flies. It’s a way to push back against the nasty weather. You can sit at your vise and craft the coming season’s worth of flies, as if to tell the season of darkness and cold, “By June you’ll be gone, and I’ll be using these babies to connect with rising trout in the Green Drake hatch....

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