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I am not changed. Populations evolve, species evolve, and life evolves but not individuals. Shared characteristics passed down to us, to our progeny. Characteristics that allow us to flourish and them to propagate. Credit our ancestors credit evolution. But deleterious traits to and I anguish at the thought. We burden them, our kids. Blame our ancestors blame evolution.
Generational time is how we should measure success and failure. My boys are not entirely me. Sodden with my genes but uniquely different. I attempt to instill in them virtues that heredity only lays the foundation for. I also mediate the frailties in that foundation. Cracks in the code. No proper repair just patchwork. But it’s the greatest work I do.
To the generations that follow I will leave three filled seats in the boat. No “Fuck That Guy” descendants here. Measure my success my failures through them. It’s an honest metric. Time on water is dissimilar now to anything I experienced before them. The goals the outcomes different. I am changed forever.
Pics from a recent weekend, a fairly recent weekend, and a not too recent weekend.
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Damn man. Looks like youve a few good young folks there.
I still like to explore new water, but these holes and drifts and slots are like the books and records I have carried around for decades. They are not only places of affection - they are the fabric of my life. - Doug Rose
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fine, fine stuff there buddy
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You’re doin’ right!
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That was pretty damn cool.
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Awesome man.. great shit for sure..
Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl. - Hemingway
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That's some solid Ozarks right there.
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good stuff man
Protect WYDAHO fish & game, fence out Utah.
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wonderful. great work. i was fishin a fly you tied the other night for green bass. small world. where'd you get the kids herters? having a hard time finding some for a 6 year old.......
holding it down on the other side of the border
enjoy your catch (it died)
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