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Jack Gartside, 66; fly-fisher lived simply to pursue goal

Jack Gartside was well known for his devil-may-care lifestyle. Jack Gartside was well known for his devil-may-care lifestyle.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / December 9, 2009

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Jack Gartside invented some of his much-prized fishing flies while using a vise clasped to the steering wheel of his cab as he sat in Logan Airport’s taxi queue, waiting for a fare. Even behind the wheel, Mr. Gartside kept one wader-clad leg planted in the trout streams of Montana, a secluded nook in New Zealand, or a neglected fishing ... (Full article: 914 words)

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