When he’s not shirking deadlines while knee deep in the Gunpowder, Matt Labash is the noted author of the rollicking good, Fly Fishing with Darth Vader, the senior staff writer for the Weekly Standard and a columnist for Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller. Last week Matt asked me, “Why should one bother fishing dries during the winter. My answer, and his great freezing largemouth eats-Adams story, appeared Monday in his Daily Caller column titled; Ask Matt Labash Vol XL: Throwing Dry Flies in winter, a December Largemouth Tale, and Hope Floats. If that doesn’t beat all, The Weekly Standard Blog also picked up the story and cross promoted it on their site. Throughout this ordeal, Matt has asured me that;
No worries. This doesn’t change anything. You can still leave up all the Dukakis ’88 posters in the shop.
If there’s one thing to be agreed upon across the aisle, going fly fishing is a good use of everyone’s time. Thanks for the kind words Matt. We’ll keep the shad flies in trust until spring.