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Culprit Is Apprehended

by Alan Luecke
(Kansas City, MO)

Bug and Cricket

Bug and Cricket

Bug and Cricket Big Gnarly Bass Fly Small Gnarly Bass Poppin' for Bluegill

I took out the canoe and spent the morning working the edge of a local lake for bass and sunfish. I put on a fancy store bought cricket and immediately got a big hit. Unfortunately the fish was gone and so was the cricket (bad knot, sharp tooth?)
Tried of spending money I went to a Utah Killer Bug. Guess who took the bug?

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“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin

"Study to be quiet." - Izaak Walton 1653

"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." Col. Robert Venables 1662

As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.


The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.

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