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Matt Liere: ‘Freedom to do’ And on this day, it was fishing

“There you go,” Al said, pointing toward the bouncing rod posted on the port side of his Hewescraft. “Looks to be a nice one, too.”


Matt Liere: When Pandemonium rains

The little girl danced across the deck in her lilac-colored, princess dress, hands clasped behind, purposely spinning the hemmed sequins to deflect the light of the setting summer sun. Her …


Matt Liere: Reflections

Standing behind the kitchen window, I sipped tentatively from a cup of morning coffee, watching a pair of roosters strut along the eastern side of the garden fence.


Matt Liere: Waiting on a friend

Dad’s friend Eddie loves to fish, and he fishes a lot.


Matt Liere: Hunting can distract from life’s rough patches

I ran into an old friend at an arena hockey game recently, during playoffs, and invited him to hunt turkeys at my place in late April.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019

A magic mountain: Reflecting on love, loss and nature’s healing influence

Neither Dad nor I owned this particular piece of property, but we considered it ours, and it was doubtful any others received or gave back as much as we. We …


Matt Liere: Sometimes it’s best to ease back on the throttle

My stepson’s birthday falls on 7/11. Before we met a decade ago, this undoubtedly meant a day of cake and presents, shared in celebration with family and friends. Upon marrying …


Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 20

Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Sept. 20


Matt Liere: Aging a matter of perspective

Spring is on the way. Break out the champagne, put on your dancing boots, it’s time to celebrate!


Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for March 8

The Spokesman-Review’s weekly fishing-hunting report for March 8


Matt Liere: An ode for those with seasonal affective disorder

Wintertime makes it easy to look forward to things that aren’t – such as temperatures above 70 degrees, green leaves, beach sand and the sun.


Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 16

Matt Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 16


Matt Liere: Cake for breakfast, and a birthday present of shared experiences

My father celebrated another birthday this past week in typical Liere fashion – with little fanfare and a lot of cake. And candy corn. For breakfast.


Matt Liere: It’s the ‘Other Stuff’ that makes fishing, hunting special

A work associate recently asked me what it was I liked so much about hunting and fishing. “Simple,” I initially thought, but the more I did, the more complicated it …