It only seems apt to run the Stray Cast here.
After all, this Web log is named for the Stray Cast, which has snapped off the end of the outdoors column in the Sun-Times on Wednesdays since April 2, 2003.
The Cubs already remind me of brown bullheads in the North Branch (prickly, undersized, romanticized from youthful memories). Sox? A Morel in April (spotty, hoping for more by May).