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    many thanks for a refreshing read. I started...

    many thanks for a refreshing read. I started chasing the big fellows in the 40s and still love them.
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    I have the issues and cherish them. Too bad...

    I have the issues and cherish them. Too bad it's not been revived and for those advertisers I'm betting that something else was at work there.
  3. Thread: Edge Crappie

    by Chuck S
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    Several times, this time of the year, I've got...

    Several times, this time of the year, I've got into some great crappie fishing. Seems as if the low sunlight, kills of the weeds where the young of the year Bluegill, sunfish, crappie, bass, etc...
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    Snow in Rock River this morning - time to hit the...

    Snow in Rock River this morning - time to hit the beach!
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    From above: "For the dudes that CA a loop in the...

    From above:
    "For the dudes that CA a loop in the end. Fantastic looking end product, but what do you do when you have an issue on the river/stream? I carry many things in my kit, but I rarely...
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    An update--awoke this morning to find the leaves,...

    An update--awoke this morning to find the leaves, cold and shivvering!
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    First for those of you who haven't watched the...

    First for those of you who haven't watched the video yet--do so as it stimulates memory and more and then tell us where you'd go for that special Christmas season Bonefishing trip, escaping the cold,...
  8. Thread: Popper Box

    by Chuck S
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    I carry one of these for my poppers: ...

    I carry one of these for my poppers: ...
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    The aspen leaves here in Rock River at 7000 ft...

    The aspen leaves here in Rock River at 7000 ft area yellow--near peak color--out in Omaha the hardwoods are dry and turning, losing a lot of leaves due to dryness. Color might be a bit sparse this...
  10. Sebastian Inlet, Outgoing or Incoming Tide!:cool:

    Sebastian Inlet, Outgoing or Incoming Tide!:cool:
  11. Thread: Channel Cats

    by Chuck S
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    Mash up some chicken hot dogs--toss them out...

    Mash up some chicken hot dogs--toss them out where the current if any will carry their scent out. Minnows will soon start hitting the hotdog pieces and the Channels will be drawn to the minnows and...
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    Great video and nice fishing outing. Hope to get...

    Great video and nice fishing outing. Hope to get down your way one of these days as mixed bag like that is some of my favorite fishing.
  13. Fishing Colorado

    It's been a few years since I lived in the Springs but both suggestions above are good. April is a tad early but you should find some fish-able streams. One I like for early outings was 11 Mile...
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    For bamboo, a carnuba wax product is recommended...

    For bamboo, a carnuba wax product is recommended and for fiberglass and graphite, most any car or boat wax will give great protection to the top coat finish of the rod. Pledge is recommended by a...
  15. I wasn't speaking per se of furled leaders but...

    I wasn't speaking per se of furled leaders but rather of leaders in general. Thickness, be the leader furled, mono or FC, equates to more leader surface for the water to act or to drag upon. As for...
  16. In the defense of the nail knot, here's the last...

    In the defense of the nail knot, here's the last sentence in one of the many places where you can find Lefty's description, "then trim the tag end flush with the coils." That by itself eliminates...
  17. Thread: Dumb Move Two

    by Chuck S
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    Snapped a tip off in the car door, or with the...

    Snapped a tip off in the car door, or with the trunk lid.
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    Weight flies, or a short length of say, 6 inches,...

    Weight flies, or a short length of say, 6 inches, of lead core gets them down quick. Try that as a dropper, hanging from your line leader connection and then use a floating jig with about five to...
  19. Thread: Lakes streamer

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    Match the hatch! Streamers imitate minnows and...

    Match the hatch! Streamers imitate minnows and they come in a wide variety, from those that match a Micky Finn to the famed Sculpin pattern the Muddler. When in the NE a Grey Ghost is a all time...
  20. Betty, we were thinking of heading up to the...

    Betty, we were thinking of heading up to the Keyhole Res and fishing/camping a few days. Any idea of water levels and the fishing there?
    Chuck
  21. Looking for a Sage SP nine ft two pc tube and sock?

    I have a nice 9 ft 2 pc IronFeather Fenwick tube or others such as a cordura covered tube, to trade or will entertain other offers.
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    http://flytyingworld.com/PagesF/fredbridge.htm ...

    http://flytyingworld.com/PagesF/fredbridge.htm here's a link to the IPW aka the Infamous Pink Worm. one of Fred Bridges creations that are fish catching critters!
  23. Thread: Montana 2012

    by Chuck S
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    Neat scenery, great companionship, and some...

    Neat scenery, great companionship, and some really nice fish----sure seems like a great trip! Good narrative and pics also.
  24. Thread: Sierra Club

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    Sorry but I strongly disagree. Coal if mined...

    Sorry but I strongly disagree. Coal if mined right, and used properly is just a fuel and quite a good fuel at that. People are the culprits on both sides of this equation as those doing the mining,...
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    Stocking is a necessity for several reasons...

    Stocking is a necessity for several reasons including stocking waters that have had a fish kill, etc or otherwise decimated fish population. Additionally it's a superb tool for introducing a species...
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