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The "Grizzly King" ....

I love to explore headwater streams and fish for native brook trout and wild browns. There’s something deeply satisfying and oftentimes rewarding in exploring waters that are new to me and getting away from a busy lifestyle and its demands. The only thing that is cooler than doing it alone is to do it with a friend that shares the same love of these special places. This past Saturday I had the privilege of exploring a few new headwater streams just north of Pennsylvania’s coal regions with Fred “Grizzly King” Klein. Fred is not just an ace tyer of traditional wet flies from Mary Orvis Marbury and Ray Bergman, a great historian and writer, but also a good friend. This week’s pic is Fred working one of those headwater stream pools with his old school wet flies. Till next week ……


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