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Old 06-14-2012, 03:50 PM
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Default Re: Book Talk: Fly Fishing the Striper Surf

When an author writes a book readers are paying for what the author believes, not what mainstream participants are thinking. As a consequence my striper fly book contained what many believed were heresies. My all out contempt for stripping baskets left a nasty taste in many mouths. Of course my position was based upon the other considerations that dominated my fly fishing the striper surf like getting in and out of a buggy all night or allowing stripping to simply fall in the protected waters of estuaries. In that example I learned that if some poor buggah just spent 15 bucks for a dishpan to place his stripping in he wants to kill you if you tell him he made a mistake. People want to hear certain things and they won't like you if you don't tell them what they want to hear.
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