Wesley Hodges

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Into The blue

I hate flying! Sounds ironic since I spent seven years as a Paratrooper. Maybe that’s what made me the best paratrooper the 82nd has ever seen in its ranks. I jumped out of that mother every single time the green light came on regardless of what objects waited for me below. (I’m joking. There are way…
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Hoggy, A River Skiff

This is a poetic story about the life a Hog Island Skiff, a watercraft that is claimed to be unbreakable…unless it falls into the wrong hands. From this point forward, the Hog Island Skiff will be referred to as “Hoggy”. Hoggy wanted to be a sailor Hoggy lived on a trailer. One day Hoggy was…
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Why I Hunt

Why I Hunt

I gave myself 5 more minutes to overwatch the target area some 400+ yards away. Any longer than that and I felt I would not be able to accurately identify, nor accurately engage, any likely suspects that happened to wander into the small window of opportunity. These last 15 minutes were critical. This was the…
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Made in Maine

Well, the land of Bean Boots and burly beards has closed down for the winter season.  Just like that another windstorm caught this gypsy kite and blew it in a southbound direction. Per usual, the wind will abruptly stop and Cooper and I will come crashing into, yet again, another strange location. Stay tuned for…
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The Fork In The Road

I believe that we all come to a point in our lives where we must make a choice. I’m not speaking about what tie to wear with your already hideous suit. I’m speaking about the kind of choices where people will question your f’n sanity. Choices where you throw every card on the table and…
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Modern Day Nomads

It feels like I am loosing hours each day.  Time is flying by and I can’t seem to keep up. I have not been fishing as much as I would prefer but my time is coming soon. Weather continues to be an issue. We had three straight weeks of mind blowing wind, two weeks of…
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