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The Sportsman's Corner

Tarpaper Teepee


September 19, 2019

I have been fly-fishing for more than 50 years. During these years, I have caught a fair number of beautiful trout and have seen a good many unusual things. One of the most unusual "buildings" I ever ran into was a tarpaper teepee that popped up along an obscure section of Black Midnight Creek about 20 years ago.

I first noticed the teepee one morning when I was nymph-fishing my way upstream. I had just crossed the creek to approach a shallow run when I realized something was different. Only 15 yards off the right bank of the creek was a new triangular structure. When I gave it a closer loo...

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