The affable musician turned fly-fishing guide has reached rock star status within the angling world.
“See that foam line under the cypress tree? Cast into it.”
Alvin Dedeaux says this in an offhand manner, with a slight Cajun drawl, and the effect is to make the clear directive sound more like a suggestion. This nonchalance is not typical fishing guide–speak, to say the least. But Dedeaux, 58, with his cool demeanor, bighearted laugh, and trademark dreadlocks flowing out from beneath his trucker’s hat, has never been mistaken for a typical guide… read more >