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BOOK IT! Friday: Road Warriors That Cash

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack picks some NFL winners so you steelhead bums can put some cash in your pockets without returning that garage full of empties. Had a bad weekend last week, but Fish Hack’s coming off the canvas with three road winners, something heard more often than usual this [...]

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HAIKU MONDAY: On Steelhead Rumor Mill

Welcome to Haiku Monday, where Fish Hack has his eyes aimed West in search of the first winter steelhead in the Rogue Valley this year. A good slug of early winters usually mean a good run, and rumor has it that there were a slug of ‘em downstream of Rainie Falls before this last rain [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: Playing the Extremes

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack is laying out some NFL picks so you steelhead bums can turn a buck without having to clear the garage of empties. Got two extremes for you Fish Heads on Sunday. Chances are the Rogue River, which is Hack’s home waters, will be pulling into steelheading [...]

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HAIKU MONDAY: On High Water and North Chick BBall

Welcome back to Haiku Monday, where Fish Hack is busy chasing Tax Deduction No. 2 and the rest of the North Medford High School girls varsity basketball team around Southern Oregon. Rising water in the upper Rogue River made it easy to watch North whack Ashland on Friday, for first win of the season. The [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday, Thursday Edition

Here’s some bonus coverage on BOOK IT! Friday, Fish Hack’s way of using NFL wagering against the numbers for you steelhead bums to keep yourself in micro brews and pheasant tails without having to take your empties to that new collection facility. After a loss-less November, Hack dropped the Turkey Bowl game ‘cuz the Lions [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday’s Special Turkey Edition

BOOK IT! Friday kicks off early for Thanksgiving and you steelhead bums will need the help picking holiday games so you ┬ácan keep cashing tickets instead of returning your empties for micro brew dough and fly-tying materials. At 8-0 for November, Fish Hack’s Da Man for you. Got just one pick for Thursday and that’s [...]

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BOOK IT! FRIDAY:Keep the Streak Alive

Fish Hack is starting to come correct more and more, taking a week off after dialing up a sweet three-team parlay win the week before. That’s five straight you steelhead bums have hit playing Hack’s picks, allowing the micro-brew bottles to stack in the garage for someone else to cash. Down to business… The number [...]

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HAIKU MONDAY: On the Bears and Schools Beat

Welcome back to Haiku Monday, where Fish Hack is back on the black bear beat. Or is it the schools beat. Or both? Bears in West Medford./Hanging out too close to schools./Bears and schools don’t mix. For you Haiku Monday virgins, this is when and where Fish Hack waxes on and off non-Brazilian style about [...]

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HAIKU MONDAY: On Big Bets and Big ‘Nooks

Welcome back to Haiku Monday, where Fish Hack returns after a few weeks away from cranking out bad Japanese poetry to schtick up an outdoors blog. Back to the Fish Wrap.Hack focused on betting blogs. Steelhead bums need coin. For you few Haiku Monday virgins still out there, this is when and where Hack does [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: A Three-Team Parlay to Make Your Day

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack got the Battle of Ohio right on Thursday night, unlike Andy Dalton and the rest of the Bungles. Cleveland beat Cincy for the right to live in Ohio. Loser stays. As for the rest of this weekend’s pics, Fish Hack has a few winners for you [...]

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    I've underachieved as the Mail Tribune's Fish Hack since 1989. I can't help but find a few things to yuk about with pathetic regularity in the outdoors. My most treasured award? An OSHA citation for a messy desk -- Fire hazard. YEAH! Read Full
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