Thomas Lippert flicks his cigarette into the ashtray on his wooden kitchen table, its varnish worn away along the edge by years of wrists and elbows. Lippert starts each day here, waking early to supplement his nicotine with a quick breakfast. On the mustard-​colored wall, a prominent image of Jesus watches over Lippert,…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading An award-​winning angler fishes the Allegheny River
At various times in a fisherman’s life, it becomes desirable to try a new spot. Perhaps an old place gets too crowded. Maybe the fish move on. Or maybe one simply wants a change of scenery. Of course, truly knowing a fishing spot means getting there early, before the fish start feeding — before the…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
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