Monthly Archives: May 2011

Quote of the Day

People ask me, “Does fishing help reduce stress?”  Being the savvy, cautious scientist whose ethical responsibilities include never misleading the public about health research, my answer is always the same: “Not if you’re a fish.” Paul Quinnett Pavlov’s Trout Share

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Photos: Frenchman’s Pond

“Frenchman’s Pond is by all odds the most fascinating and frustrating trout water I have ever fished — and I’ve been angling like crazy since before I could spell it.” John Voelker Trout Magic   Share

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Quote of the Day

Fishing, I should have explained, teaches us to perform small acts with care.  It humbles us.  It enriches our friendships.  It cultivates reverence for wild things and beautiful places.  It reminds us that time needs occasionally to be squandered. Jerry Dennis The River Home Share

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The Digital Camera: an Introduction

In the summer of 1826 Joseph Nicéphore Niépce pointed his camera toward the buildings and trees outside the window of his second-floor workroom in the French commune of Saint-Loup-de-Varennes. The camera was a simple device by modern standards: a single lens focused light onto a 20 x 25 cm pewter plate that was coated with […]

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The Last Saturday in April

On the 29th day of April in 2011, over two billion people — one third of the world’s population — watched Catherine Middleton marry the Duke of Cambridge. Among the uncaring four billion, though, I spent the day counting the hours to the opening of Michigan’s 2011 trout season. For the two-hundred eleven days since […]

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