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Striped bass and southern solitude
Ellington White
October 10, 1966
Autumn drives the summer people away from the tidal creeks and rivers of Virginia, leaving them to the fishermen. Whether the days are warm or the cold winds blow down from the North, it is a fruitful time
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October 10, 1966

Striped Bass And Southern Solitude

Autumn drives the summer people away from the tidal creeks and rivers of Virginia, leaving them to the fishermen. Whether the days are warm or the cold winds blow down from the North, it is a fruitful time

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One thing he had done was thaw me out. I could feel again. He would go eight or nine pounds, I supposed. Holding him up against the horizon, I found there was more light left in him than was left in all the sky—no fantasy fish, but a good solid striper, all the same.

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