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Here's how I use  task-management software (e.g. Microsoft Outlook) to follow your favorite fishing Web sites!

On both my home computer and my office computer I have a program called Outlook. This Microsoft product has a variety of features including task-management capabilities. I imagine that all computers now come with this or similar task-management software.

Not only does it automatically remind me of periodic office-oriented "tasks", but I have it set up to remind me to check out my favorite Web sites. For example, each Monday, Outlook reminds me at 8 a.m. to check out This fine Web site publishes a "pattern of the week" each Monday. All I do is click on the link which I have typed into the task and "presto". My computer goes right to the Web site!

Below is a picture image of what this task looks like. You can see that it has prompted me every Monday since December 2000. (Incidentally, you won't be able to click on the link in the example below because what you see is actually a photo of what the Outlook task looks like; it is not the actual page.) This example should help you set up your own fishing oriented tasks. I even established a task to remind me each January 2nd to buy my new fishing license! And one bonus suggestion: create an Outlook task to remind you of other important dates each year, such as your anniversary or the birth dates of each of your family members.

--Peter Frailey



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