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Winter fishing open water is worth the effort; here’s how to stay warm

Capt. Ned Librock with Catching Dreams Charters (left) and Capt. Connor Cinelli of Cinelli's Fishing Adventures holds up a steelhead double caught by Librock and Chris Brown (center) in Devil's Hole before the storm. (Photo courtesy of Bill Hilts, Jr.)

It was 26 degrees outside when I crawled out of bed at 5:30 a.m. to make my morning cup of Tim Horton’s coffee. It was a morning like any other with one exception – I would be going fishing on the lower Niagara River in two hours.
It started with an invitation from Capt. Ned Librock of Catching Dreams Charters. He had also asked his Catching Dreams partner and board member Roy Larson, but when Larson saw what the temperatures were going to be, he took a rain check.

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