The Year of Ron's Flies (TR, on pg 3)

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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by chadroc » Thu May 25, 2017 7:31 pm

really beautiful. a fine, fine eulogy. you should be proud of that. and i'll send an envelope, or not. i never send anything.
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by ironman » Thu May 25, 2017 8:10 pm

Eli, my friend.

I was in PC today, thought of you, your Dad, and the missed opportunity last May. My Dad and I spoke today, firmed up our plans for next week, discussed the weather forecast, the bugs, and a backup plan with eminent high water. We will certainly raise a glass to you both.

It's funny, on 144 heading towards Cherry Springs, I thought about how many more years we'd be making this trip. And if I'd be able to be there without him.
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by speybait » Thu May 25, 2017 9:31 pm

Cheers to your Pops.
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by Ruddy Duck » Fri May 26, 2017 8:53 am

root wad wrote:
Thu May 25, 2017 1:49 pm
Why I come here. :bow
I'll second that.

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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by Surly » Fri May 26, 2017 8:24 pm

Your dad is smiling.
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by 421sd » Fri May 26, 2017 11:24 pm

Fish em, but keep some aside just because. I have a some of my grandfathers stuff that I treasure. My father died when I was pretty young and Pa Pa was my outdoor mentor. :cool

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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by Bobwhite » Sat May 27, 2017 10:37 am

Surly wrote:
Fri May 26, 2017 8:24 pm
Your dad is smiling
I believe every father who reads your post is smiling.

Because, at some point in our lives, we all begin to wonder how we'll be remembered.

That's a wonderful tribute. We should all be so lucky, as to be remember so well.
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by austrotard » Sat May 27, 2017 9:52 pm

we'll always have buffalo, sweet josh.


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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by -G- » Sun May 28, 2017 10:30 am

Here's to your pops :cool
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by fly-chucker » Tue May 30, 2017 7:29 pm

to your old man :cool
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by Hogleg » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:23 pm

Good stuff. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: The Year of Ron's Flies

Post by foureyedgeek » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:26 am

Thanks for the kind words, all.

But seriously send me an envelope, these nymphs need used!
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