"No, but ah, what the hell."
And similarly, I'm sure I'll lose respect among my squarer peers and build rapport with the countercultural sluts known as Drakians (that's you all) until I internalize the label.
Part of my hesitation to joining full force is that I thought this was a forum for the "rapper" Drake. I want to take a moment to apologize to the flyfishing buddies that I disowned because I mistook the words "you should join the Drake" for poor musical advice. I'm glad to be here. Now let's do this.
I am a fairly mellow dude who will fish for anything I can get a fly in front of. I get frustrated with local forums. I fish cheap gear. I suck at blogging. I take crappy pics unless I borrow your camera. I was beside and sometimes behind the camera for some of what you've seen of the Montauk Monster Bake 2012 (thank you skunk, Fallen, sak, stove...for camaraderie and good fish porn). My name is "chicago" because blitzbound wouldn't call me anything else on that trip, and I figure that was a sign that the other guys probably would recognize my place of residence long before my real name. Here's to you, fellow Drake n' Bakers.
Fish (close to home): Fish (I travel to): Flies: The
If you're gonna go tits...
In conclusion, I do not want to tell Tom how great his magazine is except in a private email.
Please accept this humble introduction.