Fishing News

Loss of a great friend & angler George Close

Loss of a great friend & angler George Close

The fishing community & humanity lost a great friend when George Close of Kiel WI passed away on March 30th. I first met George at the Midwest Fly Show in Chicago in the mid 90’s. I had a booth promoting my charters & George was tying flies for Umpqua across from me. Over the 3 day show we developed a friendship. George & wife Betty visited Ft…

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I’ve done it again!

I’ve done it again!

On July 4th I was trimming trees and fell off the ladder. I fractured my femur of the hip I had replaced last fall requiring surgery to replace the hip implant and wire up the break. No good when you see the same nurses you just saw 10 months earlier. I’m doing great, walking on my own 12 days after surgery. Recovery…

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