Saturday, March 31, 2018

90/365/Secrets and Lies in 56

In spickly-speckly water reflecting the sun’s bright rays, I caught a 4-pound brook trout on a 3-weight bamboo rod equipped with a big-name reel using a #10 grasshopper pattern. Sure, it took awhile, and it sounds unlikely, but I’m a master angler, after all. What’s the secret? There isn’t one. Be patient. Stay calm. Keep fishing.


  1. A fish story. Knew you had one in you! Love it.

  2. It all sounds a bit fishy to me... I'm afraid you may be an unreliable narrator.

  3. Lovely. Also, the last words of advice. I think I needed them today.

  4. I used to think anglers were sexy until I read about Jamie Fraser laying on a rock in his kilt tickling trout.

    1. I've heard of tickling trout, but I must admit I hadn't heard of Jamie Fraser. I have, however, heard of Outlander.