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Cotton Brook landslide

Early September is a good time of year to catch a blue-winged olive mayfly hatch on mountain streams in northern Vermont, so I set my work aside and drive to a trailhead near Stowe. There I leave my car and hike the dirt road beyond the gate for a mile before bushwhacking down to the mouth of Cotton Brook, fly rod in hand. I have done well fishing…

Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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Walt McLaughlin

Walt McLaughlin

Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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