It only seems apt to run the Stray Cast here.
Afterall, this Web log is named for Stray Cast, which has snapped off the end of the outdoors column in the Sun-Times on Wednesdays since April 2, 2003.
Here (a couple days behind because of holiday stuff) is Wednesday's:
Vinny Del Negro has become to Stray Casts what largemouth bass are to fishermen at Emiquon Preserve.
That's Emiquon in the photo above, much earlier in the year.