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2008-08-11 00:00:00

By Bob Frye The beauty of fishing lies in the unexpected. Cast out a line and anything can happen. Still, what Michael Chesla experienced last weekend is a bit out of the ordinary. Chesla, who lives in Bradenville, was at Lloydsville Sportsmen's Club's pond. He was casting a sucker spawn on a fly rod, hoping to land one of the trout the club stocks, or perhaps even a bass. He got neither. Instead, he landed what appears to be a pacu, a South American species native to the Amazon but often...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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