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Bourbon, Cigars, and Fishing

Blog by: Lloyd Tackitt , TX 1/16/2014

Bourbon, Cigars, and Fishing.  They go together.

I couldn't separate them if I tried, and God help me, why would I try?

Whatever power created this blue jewel of a planet of beauty and life out of a cold cosmos, whether it be by design or by accident, no finer combination of ingredients can be found in the universe, or the periodic table than Bourbon, Cigars, and Fishing. 

There's nothing else like being on a river alone, taking a break from catching fish, sitting on the bank smoking a good cigar and taking nips of fine whisky out of a flask.  No sounds but nature's, no thoughts but the enjoyment of the moment, and the accessories.  Bourbon and Cigars.  The ultimate of ultimate pleasures in life.  Bourbon, Cigars, and Fishing. 

Hiked way back in, and way back out. Tired legs.  Drive home, hot shower, recliner.  Bourbon and Cigars.  Comfortably tired from fishing, a warm house and a comfortable chair. 

Maybe a nap.

Blog content © Lloyd Tackitt
Blog Comments
Flyrodn, 1/17/2014 8:05:28 AM
You do have an understanding of life.
IceFishingFool, 1/17/2014 8:31:23 AM
Only Lloyd....Well come to think....he's not alone !
anglerwannabe, 1/17/2014 8:46:14 AM
don't know about the cigar.. but a little Blantons or Pappy Van Winkles
Coyute, 1/17/2014 8:48:30 AM
Make mine a scotch please. :)
Lloyd Tackitt (Lloyd Tackitt), 1/17/2014 9:49:13 AM
To paraphrase a famous quote, I've spent a lot of money on bourbon, cigars and fishing. The rest I squandered.
Bassnfly, 1/17/2014 10:44:23 AM
Pure poetry
Ajax5240, 1/17/2014 11:08:38 AM
I prefer good beer, Copenhagen, and fishing. The message is the same, just different ingredients. There is nothing in life that could replace the tranquility of nature, it truly keeps me centered, it's not that I can't live with out it, it's that i won't. Cheers Lloyd!
Catman1979, 1/18/2014 3:29:16 AM
Well written, short and to the point.
FISHRANGLER, 1/18/2014 6:08:36 PM
Its funny you write this Lloyd we have the first Bourbon and Bacon Festival here in CO next week . I like bacon, but I think with Bourbon I would smoke a cigar instead.
grizzle83, 1/19/2014 12:01:50 AM
with the hectic nature of my life fishing is the only peace i find in life besides being with my two young children and my wife . what a blessing
vinsonking, 1/19/2014 12:08:16 AM
Nothing sweeter than laying on a soft patch of grass, looking at the beautiful blue Colorado sky......and not missing the aweful ski traffic! LOL Great couple of paragraphs!