ESPN Piece on Tom Morgan

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by golfman44, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. golfman44

    golfman44 Coho Queen

    This is the front page headline of espn.com right now, pretty cool. Usually its reserved only for the LeBron James' of the world. They have a nice photo gallery of his shop, flies, and a video with a brief interview.

    This piece was put together by their "Outside The Lines" crew. The show airs at noon PST on espn. Not 100% sure when they will discuss this story on T.V. but it was posted on the site today. The show is only 30min long so it could be worth a watch.

    http://espn.go.com/espn/feature/sto...om-morgan-gerri-carlson-create-unity-universe
     
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  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    Not knocking the writer, but I don't think he spent much time in Montana. The Tobacco Root mountain range is not that close to Manhattan. The Bridger Range is much closer.

    I didn't know there was more to the story. I went back and started to read it. Quite interesting.
     
  3. David Loy

    David Loy Senior Moment

    Nice article. Will have to finish reading it later.
    Thanks
     
  4. gbeeman

    gbeeman Active Member

    Thanks for posting. I had the pleasure of dealing directly with Tom years ago when he was at Winston. I was interested in building a small stream rod, but wasn't sure which Winston I wanted to build. Tom took the time to talk to me and even mailed out a finished rod for me to try. I love the 7'4" 4wt that I wound up with.

    GBeeman
     
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  5. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    Thanks for posting the link Matt. What an amazingly touching, bittersweet story and a reminder that one day, each of us will only be able to look back at memories of the time we spent on the water. A poignant reminder to live every day in the moment.

    K
     
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  6. Ron McNeal

    Ron McNeal Turtles or universes? I can't decide....

    Wow..........

    Gees........just Wow.............
     
  7. golfman44

    golfman44 Coho Queen


    This about sums up my reaction as well.
     
  8. o mykiss

    o mykiss Active Member

    He's obviously an amazing guy. My father-in-law succumbed from complications relating to MS about 6 years ago, so I know how debilitating that disease can be. The fact that Morgan has figured out a way to live a very meaningful life despite what has happened to him is a testament to human courage. His wife is pretty amazing too!
     
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  9. golfman44

    golfman44 Coho Queen


    His wife truly is an incredible person.
     
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