Monday, August 15, 2011

Back to the Bayou


As I write this from the 5280 Bar inside the spacious B Terminal at Denver International, one cocktail down, I'm now a scant 12 hours from the bayou. Capt. Blaine Townsend from Sportsmen's Paradise in Chauvin, La., has a room reserved for my late-night arrival, and I'm to be up at the crack (5 a.m. Louisiana time, which is 4 a.m. Idaho time) and ready to get on the water to chase redfish and trout.

I'm so ready... I can already feel that sultry bayou breath on my skin, and the hear the sounds of the marsh amplified by still, murky water. I can feel the pull of a big red on a fly, and I can almost feel those bronze scales.

Stay tuned...

1 comment:

  1. 5280...perfect place to get a good gin and tonic before the flight :-)

    Have fun on the trip...looking forward to seeing some of those Reds!

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