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Indictment and a steelhead arrive on the same day

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Stage is set to fish for steelhead at Perry Riffle

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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How I discovered steelhead fishing during the Vietnam War

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting federal … Continue reading

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Return of the shad brings back memories

Just yesterday, I told my wife I ought to get a fishing license so I would be ready for the shad run. Today, the Bee has a front-page picture of fishermen lined up at the confluence of the American and … Continue reading

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Fishing evokes thoughts of my father

  Smallmouth bass caught in 1935 by A.A. Clegg. I had no luck again with the steelhead yesterday, and that was all right. At 66, I just like being out on the river for a few hours. I’ll never feel … Continue reading

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