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July 12, 2013


Photo: Shelley fishing on the Bighorn River
Shelley fishing on the Bighorn River

To Fish 52 Rivers

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Zak Rosen

Shelley Walchak didn’t grow up with a fly-fishing rod in her hand. In fact, she came late to the sport.

She had been working hard for years as a librarian without taking the kind of break she wanted, when her husband said, “Let’s go fishing.”

When they did, she fell in love with fly fishing. Now, she’s waist deep in her plan to fish in 52 rivers in 52 weeks. She's writing about it in her blog, 52 Rivers.


"This is the Pig" by Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile; "Catch and Release" by Edgar Meyer

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