Friday, December 01, 2006

304/365 A Fifth John

John studies how one thing leads to another, how advances in thought and technology in any field might ultimately set the stage for change, however subtle or grand, in our sport. . . . Fly fishing is lucky to have the likes of John Betts paying attention.

Earlier this year, when my friend John was honored with Fly Rod & Reel magazine’s Angler of the Year Award, I was among those hit up for a quote. I wrote something up—about 170 words. Turns out they picked 44 of them.


Blogger Sewa Yoleme said...

How very conVEEEEEEENient for you!

December 01, 2006 7:36 AM  
Blogger Indigo Bunting said...

Yeah, well. The writer made it work for him. And don't you mean fortuitous?

December 01, 2006 8:21 AM  
Blogger In Otter Space said...

What sychronicity!

December 01, 2006 8:45 AM  
Blogger Preston said...

Ha. How appropriate. And why not the magical 44?

December 01, 2006 5:33 PM  
Blogger Cedar said...

That's amazing!

December 02, 2006 8:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful, simply beautiful!

December 04, 2006 2:25 PM  

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