Tag: fly fishing

Other Books and Short Stories

Other Novels   HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATED POEM ABOUT A BAD DAY FLYFISHING click on cover and “Look Inside” at Amazon Click here to order TTFF on Barnes and Noble                                                              SHORT STORIES ABOUT VETERANS click on cover to order Excerpts By Milt Mays . . . Should’ve stayed in the Navy. Shit happens, though. Like that morning The Hawaiian […]

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Why would anyone fly fish?

I sit back on a rock, stretch my aching back, watch the snowy glacier feed the crystalline lake at 11,500 feet and wonder why I do this. I’m sore from standing for hours, tired from hiking an hour to get here, thirsty because I didn’t bring enough water, and the fish aren’t biting. It’s enough […]

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Favorite Fly

Here’s the fish I caught on the first hole on my first trip to the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam. Do you think I might fish with the same fly on this hole again? Yep, I do. Do you have a favorite fly? You know, the one you use when everything else is not working, […]

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Dry Flies on the Bighorn River in Winter?

Yep, this rainbow was so hungry it came right out of the water and tried to eat a rock by my foot! Had to take a picture. What else was I gonna do? Just returned from our biannual trip to the Bighorn river, me and 8 other guys. We have three drift boats and bring our […]

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I was sad that day

  It was about four weeks ago. A beautiful day. I camped with my son at a high mountain lake, after a hike the day before that tested my knees and stamina. The morning brought glittering spider webs, round and symmetric, new as the first rays of sun that illuminated their wonder. Why did a […]

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