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How it is to flyfish for a living

So here is something from Paul:

“Yeah. Well it's pretty good actually. And I'm doing it so I can flyfish. That's all. Everything I do is so I can flyfish. So that's why I do it. I didn't like work - tried that. In fact I hated work; it reminded me of school and I hated school. Every minute of it. And I hate what it stands for. And so that's me and the establishment from day 1. At this point in time I would just like to say fuck the establishment.

So yeah I go a little against the grain. I mean there I am, I live in a car. I don't work. I write love letters from God to lawyers, yeah, really, and I'm creating this. With a laptop. It's amazing fun and thoroughly interesting.

The dvd is a masterpiece. Well I think so. Just imagine when I get good at them. That will only take 153 attempts and by then you'll wish I hadn't started. If you haven't already.

So that's it really, an ability to live off fishing - that's finally happened and I'm making money, yes that surprises me too, hell I may even make a lot of money…

Whilst sitting here in my car, following a good hit of seal's fur (this is going to be good, you can tell), I've come up with a cunning plan. So cunning I may be in fact become rich, which I have a problem with. Fact is, I have a problem with rich people and it goes back to school, cos these guys generally were bastards at school. Especially the fucker who was always top of the class. See this is what happens when have high expectations of your children, Mum? We hated that fucker, and to make matters worse he's now a rich fucker as well.

Am I selling out to the rich fuckers if I join them, would I care and do I deserve it? And would I then become a fucker if I became rich too?

Yes: and I'd be a great fucker. Believe you me, no one can fuck as well as I can; I am a born fucker.


So there you go.


By the way what he forgot to tell you was that he's a womaniser because he likes having sex with women. Making it a spirtual thing.

Now follow that.

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Essential Bush Skills

The start of any flytying good flytying sequence involves squirting The Light of Apgai on your polyprops
Both alarm and curiousity set in when the polyprops start melting
Putting the lid back on the jar to stop *that* happening again
The flytying proper is underway
Notice the composure, that's true class that is
A difficult bit, you can tell that from the vacant expression
Essential bush skills: the third hand
Notice my hat here, it's quite daring
Snip, snip
I'm not quite sure what I'm doing here, but it's cool
Trimming an oversize hackle that appears to have become trapped in the whip finnish manoevre
Delicate precision work, the hallmark of any good flytyer
A sexy catch...

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