Friday, October 11, 2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Tonight's Orvis Down The Hatch Film Festival is brought to you in part by Sweetwater Brewing Company's Guide Beer! 11% of the proceeds from the sale of Guide Beer goes into a fund to help support guides in times of need. And it tastes pretty good, too! . #SweetwaterBrewingCompany #GuideBeer #ALager #ForThoseWhoShowUsTheWay #InHonorOfGuides #beer #lager #OrvisDownTheHatch #flyfishingfilmfestival #flyfishing #FilmFestival #TheSuburbanAngler
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Doors are open at The Metropolitan Club for the 2019 Orvis Down The Hatch Film Festival!! . #Orvis #DownTheHatchFilmFestival #ChattahoocheeRiverKeepers #DUNMagazine #SweetwaterBrewingCompany #UnitedWomenOnTheFly #TheMetropolitanClub #FilmFestival #flyfishing #flyfishingfilms #TheSuburbanAngler
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Monday, September 23, 2019
Getting the new camper prepped for it's shakedown run to north Georgia for the Down the Hatch film festival this weekend! Hoping all goes well so I can leave for Colorado the following week. Where did this year go?! I'll have a handful of stickers and buttons at the films, if you want one just ask! Hope to see lots of you there! . #DownTheHatchFilmFestival #DownTheHatch #FilmFestival #ChattahoocheeRiverKeepers #Orvis #DUNMagazine #SweetwaterBrewingCompany #flyfishingfilms #flyfishingfilmfestival #flyfishing #Ram2500 #Hemi #GrandDesign #Imagine2670MK #traveltrailer #camper #ttlife #IFTDRoadtrip2019 #TheSuburbanAngler
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Saturday, September 14, 2019
I'm a sucker for old books at bargain prices! Managed to score these cheap from ebay and while their condition is far from mint, the Lee Wulff book has an unbroken spine and the Complete Book of Fly Tying is actually a first addition! I haven't had much time for reading lately (and I'm way behind on book reviews for the website), but these will be added to the stack and enjoyed in time!
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
|The Pup -- 2018 Cherokee by Forest River Wolf Pup 16FQ|
|The New Rig -- 2020 Grand Design Imagine 2670MK|
We said goodbye to a dear friend this past weekend. I really can't think of a better way for us to have dipped our toes into the RVing lifestyle. We were only together for just under two years, but The Pup traveled with us from the Florida Keys to the North Georgia Mountains and from St. Augustine to Pensacola. Over 80 nights of camping, around 30 trips in 21 months, The Pup provided us with shelter, a cool respite from bugs, a warm, dry place to sleep, meals, conveniences, office space, and adventures and it will always have a special place in our hearts. However, our trips are becoming longer and further from home and a little more elbow room (and the ability to stand up straight in the shower!!) has taken precedence. On Saturday we joined the Grand Design family by taking delivery of a 2020 Imagine 2670MK! This new camper is roomier and better appointed than several of my previous apartments, all of the comforts of home (including an actual desk, a dedicated work space while on the road!) and, while much larger than the 16' Wolf Pup, is still small enough to be maneuverable and fit in most National Park campgrounds. We're going to miss The Pup, it was such a fun, little camper, but I know we're going to love this new Imagine! If you see us on the road make sure you throw up a wave! .
Monday, August 19, 2019
In tonight's MCFF Fly Tying Meeting Capt. Dick Withey shared a proven effective tarpon fly, the Tarpon Gurgler! Before we began tying, Capt. Dick went over the situations in which to use the fly, how the fly should be presented to tarpon, how to work the fly to trigger a bite response and variations of colors and materials of the fly itself. If you're interested in learning more about fly tying and fly fishing I encourage you to join us! The Mid Coast Fly Fishers meet in New Smyrna Beach on the second and third Monday of each month!
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