Tag Archives: Perry Riffle

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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Gearing up for my debut as a steehead fisherman

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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Time to think about living in the present

After the memorial service in Red Bluff Saturday, after the pleasure of reuniting with long-lost friends, after hearing the old stories, both poignant and funny, that brought the man back to life, I looked back at the Sacramento River where … Continue reading

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