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Post by PastorBen » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:16 pm

Hey there

Well once more we have come to the end of another year of TRs, fly swaps, and various posts that define what this August board….I understand that things
have changed and the Facebook thingy has redirected some of our thunder….I too need to apologize for my lack of participation in posting TRs and such…but family matters and obligations have kept me pretty busy and away from the computer….

It is a comfort to know that the talent that permeates this place, whether it is with a brush or pen, or flytying vise, or camera, or word, is boundless. And that the bar of excellence is continually on the rise in this place….As we now stand in the midst of holiday season, I pray that it is one of joy and laughter, of family and friends, of fishes and merriment. That the new year is full of feisty fishes, good weather, and favorable waters…

A few shots from my past year
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Re: Blessings....

Post by Bobwhite » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:05 pm

Thank you, Ben.

Merry Christmas to you and yours.
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Post by fatman » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:37 pm

Merry Christmas, PB

happy Holidays, btices :smile
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Post by woolly bugger » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:58 pm

Merry Christmas to all y’all!
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Post by Redchaser » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:07 pm

Merry Christmas to all, and Ben thanks for being who you are, and sharing who you are with us.
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Post by Bigguy » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:41 pm

Ben, your presence here helps make this place more than you know. And for that, we are all grateful.
Oh, and Merry Christmas guys!

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Post by FredA » Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:16 pm

Thank you Pastor Ben. Merry Christmas to you and Merry Christmas to all the rest of you guys.

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Post by austrotard » Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:26 pm

I still think we could do something regarding all the damned carols, santa baby.
we'll always have buffalo, sweet josh.


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Post by SOBF » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:54 am

Thanks ,Ben. Merry Christmas to all!

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Post by The Wandering Blues » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:28 am

Merry Christmas, Ben. And my missus sends her best as well.
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Post by Dave M » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:12 am

Pastor Ben.......

Merry Christmas to you and yours. Your presence here makes this Board a much better place. Peace in this joyous season.

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Post by SLSS » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:39 am

Have a great holiday, Ben. Thank you.

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