Short Casts 09.26.13

See several more macro trout images by George Novak on Derek Grzelewski’s blog.
Photo by George Novak

Editor’s Note: “First Casts” is a regular feature that highlights great fly-fishing content from around the Web—from how-to articles, to photo essays, to interesting reads.

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Video: Killer Fly-Fishing Mixtape from Cuba

Apparently, these are the outtake scenes from a video of a trip to Cuba by the folks at The Fly Fishing Nation. These are some pretty damned good scenes to end up on the cutting room floor. I’m glad that they decided to scoop them up and edit them together.

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Video: Volunteer Firefighters Rescue Trapped Dachshund

When a 4-year-old Dachshund named Precious fell down a groundhog hole outside her home in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, local volunteer firefighters responded with dedication. . .and lots of hard work. They worked for more than two hours, digging out behind a retaining wall, to free the. . .

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Photos of the Day: The Family That Fishes Together. . .

Catching an 18-inch brown during the San Juan Worm “hatch” is a good way to hook this 12-year-old for life!
Photos by Troy Dow

Blog reader Troy Dow of Oakton, Virginia sent in these great photos of his family fly fishing on Utah’s Provo River.

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Dog Protects Lost Toddler During a Night in the Woods

When Brandi Mumaw realized that her two-year-old son Jakob and his beloved Yellow Lab, Chance, were missing late Tuesday afternoon, she immediately called the police. She knew that night was falling and time was of the essence. After a harrowing night of. . .

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Pit Bull Saves His Owner’s Life After a Stabbing

When Bella the Pit Bull saw that her owner had been stabbed in his Lacey, Washington, home, she leaped into action. She ran into the street until a passerby stopped, and then the dog led Terri Lynne to the scene of the crime. Lynne called 9-1-1, and. . .

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