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Friday, August 1, 2014

Fishing

The Nut

With the fish biting as spring finally hits some warmer temperatures, perhaps it’s time for a fish tale. Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates one he heard from his childhood mentor, Jaybird, about a giant fish, a squirrel and a special type of bait. (April 22, 2014, Page 4)

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    Waiting

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed passes along an important lesson he learned from his mentor, Jaybird: the difference between passively waiting for something to happen and exercising patience. (March 18, 2014, Page 4)

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      Golf, fishing seem like suitable hobbies

      Looking for a hobby to keep the mind sharp and the body in good shape? Editor Don Whitten, on that same quest, has opted for golf and fishing, and he gives his reasons for his selections. (August 7, 2013, Page 4)

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        ‘Dads

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a fishing trip with his mentor, Jaybird, and how he was introduced to the wonder of a Southern delicacy – crawdads. (March 19, 2013, Page 4)

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          Neither Of Us Fished

          Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates the story of a would-be crappie fishing trip that never happened. (February 5, 2013, Page 4)

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            Remove The Barb

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story of a misplaced hook on a fishing trip and how we must ask for help and have trust when we face challenges in life. (October 16, 2012, Page 4)

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              Bucket-Mouth Behemoth

              Local columnist Jimmy Reed finally caught the lunker bass he’s been trying for – but he only got part of the fish to mount. Reed writes about the quest and talks about where the rest of the prize went. (September 4, 2012, Page 4)

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                Don’t Fish When Mama Says Don’t

                Local columnist Jimmy Reed thinks back to lessons learned in life, particularly one when his mother warned him not to go fishing on a day a storm was brewing. (June 26, 2012, Page 4)

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                  Dey Sho’ Bit Yesdiddy

                  In a piece very fitting for spring break, local columnist Jimmy Reed takes us back to a fishing trip he made with his childhood mentor. (March 13, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Summer fun – doesn’t it seem contagious?

                    Have you noticed how certain things are contagious and make you want to join in on the fun? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at three of his favorites: fishing, homemade ice cream and sitting in the shade visiting. (June 10, 2011, Page 4A)

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