Publishing mirrors life within that ole saying “the best laid plans of mice and men go awry.” Southern Trout has been around now for two years, but it seems like 20 years. Like all start-up businesses we have experienced our share of growing pains. The good news is we made it past the “terrible two’s” and are ready to climb to the next level. The bad news is that growth often requires removing some dead wood and giving nourishment to growing parts. Both have proven to be expensive, but necessary.