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Guide School

Saturday Wake at 11:00. Practice straight-faced recitals of: “It’s really more of a mid-day fishery.” Anyone up before 9:00 will be sequestered for remainder of week. Anyone up at 6:00 saying “Let’s go for bagels!” will be sent home immediately. Afternoon seminar: co-opting expertise—sponging off of your buddy’s success stories. Extra workshop: Motivational Flyfishing with…

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The Notorious PMD

Ain’t no dun like a pale morning dun, dog! Whadup, yo! Thought I’d drop in and give you a little lesson on His Paleness. I’m hatchin’ my ass off from now till Rocktober, so I’d suggest packin’ plenty of me into that gay chest pack of yours—‘specially out West. West is the best, beeyotch!

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Introducing Satire

Re: Drake Management Restructuring We received reams of mail regarding the “Drake Management Restructuring” satire piece in the current issue. For the record, what you hold in your hands is NOT the last print edition of The Drake. The 17th issue, Spring/Summer 2010, will in fact be our largest print issue to date—a testament to…

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May 3, 2010: Headlines

In the Bayou—Without a PaddleCapt. Gregg Arnold, who has spent many years guiding on the east side of the Mississippi, out in Breton Sound and the Chandeleur Islands, as that’s where many of the bigger redfish are found, had this to say about the situation: “It’s early May, so for now I can still fish…

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“NOAA scientists are on the ground in the area of the oil spill taking water and seafood samples in an effort to ensure the safety of the seafood and fishing activities,” said Dr. Jane Lubchenco, NOAA Administrator, who met with more than 100 fishermen in Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish on Friday night.  “I heard the concerns…