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    it is tempting... I love nailing out those little...

    it is tempting... I love nailing out those little strawberry trout.
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    because of how far out the fish have been I...

    because of how far out the fish have been I triedmy 4wt line on my 6wt rodand found it easier to keep control of more line out in the air overthe lake. could just be a head game too. I tend to do...
  3. LEt's start with the reasons for sishing today-...

    LEt's start with the reasons for sishing today- my lady busted her herself up in a car accident and I have to drive her because it's painful for her to move her neck.

    Let's start with who was...
  4. I shore stalk out here in AZ, and now my son has...

    I shore stalk out here in AZ, and now my son has a very interesting time ofit ashe throws out his catfish stuff, tehn puts on his fanny pack, strings his fly rod and goes for trout waiting for the...
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    The only reason why my spots seems to be secret...

    The only reason why my spots seems to be secret is that there are seemingly no people willing to go where i go and tryto fish. It confuses me.
  6. Thread: Whats working

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    Down here in pheonix I lvoe using my wooley...

    Down here in pheonix I lvoe using my wooley buggers, leaches and streamers deep, and when they rise in teh afternoon, nothing beats a Purple haze in a size 14-18
  7. I got my rods for free. they are hand me downs...

    I got my rods for free. they are hand me downs from my forebears. a herter's fiberglass fromteh fifties that I use religiously, a shakespeare ugly stik frommy father, and amartin cheap set that my...
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    my dad used to tell me that all the time.. but.....

    my dad used to tell me that all the time.. but.. my sonseems to onlycatch fish when he's gabbing away a mile a minute and not paying any or attention at all. I don't know what it is... but they like...
  9. I love trout season at the lakes. here's today's...

    I love trout season at the lakes. here's today's breakfast. I caught it on some unknown fly from a cheapo Martin set up I got from Sportsman's warehouse Just In Case someone wants to try it out.6792...
  10. I agree, and thus lies the issue. IT's all Uncle...

    I agree, and thus lies the issue. IT's all Uncle Nygaard's fault.

    In the early twentieth century my great grandfather fly fished pike in sweden and brought that love obver here. PIke flies are...
  11. Arizona is my home period. and my grandparents...

    Arizona is my home period. and my grandparents lived in Green Valley outside of tucson for a looong bit. I love it down here and wouldn't change anything save for how little I can fish. WElcome to...
  12. Thread: Tenkara

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    Sticky: after spending time with my son and watching him...

    after spending time with my son and watching him get frustrated with a regular fly rod I am thinking more and more that I need to get him a tenkara rod just to simplify things a lot and give hium...
  13. Just was at the lake with my son ( who snarled up...

    Just was at the lake with my son ( who snarled up the leader on his line better than anything I have ever seen, by the way) and someone came in about ten feet of us and started to set up his fishing...
  14. Iknow what you're talking about, I always knew...

    Iknow what you're talking about, I always knew thenm as "trout bobbers" they are clear and such. I always tied a piece of neon yarn to the top half so i could see it in the water better!
  15. you know I had one similar, but the man said "...

    you know I had one similar, but the man said " it's how youfish for trout" I added, ad blue gills, bass, crappie, and anyhting else that has gill and eats.

    " You can't catch blue gills on a _" my...
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    Uncle Jesse, I agree, andmy desire for taking the...

    Uncle Jesse, I agree, andmy desire for taking the class was not to aquire the perfect cast or form, but to rather aquire the ability to cast it with some level of proficiency to begin with. Honestly,...
  17. one of my grandfathers was an avid fly fisherman...

    one of my grandfathers was an avid fly fisherman right outside of NYC in a place called Yorktown. his house sat on the edge of a pond where my mom's first fly adventure was catching and naming the...
  18. " Daddy, what's he doing?" " Hes fly fishing!"...

    " Daddy, what's he doing?"
    " Hes fly fishing!"
    "What's fly fishing?"
    "that's how you fish for trout!"
    yeah.. I turned and added " and bluegill, bass, catfish, crappie, anyhting you could want to...
  19. I have a 4 weight glass rod form ages past... I...

    I have a 4 weight glass rod form ages past... I can cast non wind resistant flies out to blue gills to the backing if I want to on it, but I couldn't get a #10 woolly bugger past the shore without it...
  20. I don't ahve a anew medalist, in fact mine is...

    I don't ahve a anew medalist, in fact mine is from teh sixties, and it only clicks on teh retrieve... so... yea, on retrieve it is louder- in my very limited experience.
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    yes that's all gorgeous. I am putting Tenkara...

    yes that's all gorgeous. I am putting Tenkara onmy christmas list... it's pretty huge rght now, but that's life in the House that Guss built. Gawd it looks like fun out there fishing.
  22. no, I am not holding out, yes she did ask me, and...

    no, I am not holding out, yes she did ask me, and yes, I was in Larmie until I was eleven and my first journeys to teh rushing waters to fish ws in teh sweetwater outside of Rock Springs where my...
  23. I live in Arizona... it's jsut a matter of how...

    I live in Arizona... it's jsut a matter of how deep I'm drifting my flies....
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    Super glue.... It fixes everything... my tricos...

    Super glue.... It fixes everything... my tricos always seem to come unraveled at the turn, I wrap them back as tightly as I can and BOOM! we're good with a touch of super glue....
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    I'm with Jeff in the corner.... Been there on...

    I'm with Jeff in the corner.... Been there on accident... Though, I had fun when I realized it was happening... It's amazing when you realize taht you were So completely wrong about what you were...
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