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  1. Re: unusual animals/amphibians/strange things caught on fly tack

    I once caught a turtle on my fly. The worst part was trying to get my fly back. It was a snapping turtle


    :)
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    Re: Fishing the Gurgler

    I think what happen to you is a common problem. When you are dealing with small fish lifting the rod tip catches the fish every time. But for larger fish you need to set the hook with a line pull....
  3. Thread: big bream

    by island fly
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    Re: big bream

    Kevin,

    Funny you should talk about T*tty Bluegill. The person fishing with me on Friday morning used the same expression. I had never heard of it before. Then all of a sudden you are using the...
  4. Thread: big bream

    by island fly
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    Re: big bream

    I was out today and got into a school of big Bream. I was using a 5X tippet and it broke it off. Must of have been a 2.5 lb beauty. But within 5 minutes I hooked into another good one. Guess what I...
  5. This is a great line of conversation. I venture...

    This is a great line of conversation. I venture out with a 5WT and an 8Wt. I generally chase BGs with my 5WT but when I see a Big Bass I bring up the 8Wt.

    I have lost many bass on the 5WT because...
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    I have attended the past 4 years. There are a...

    I have attended the past 4 years. There are a number of seminars and some very good local "experts". Several years ago Dave Whitlock did a great seminar on fishing for Bass with a Fly Rod. Great...
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    I am not an expert but have heard that...

    I am not an expert but have heard that temperature is a critical ingredient. Cold water is required for these fish. Summer time temperatures can cuase them to shut down and possibly die. Depending on...
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    :lol: Great Story! I have two for you today. Just...

    :lol: Great Story! I have two for you today. Just got back from the lake.

    1st Story.

    Whilst Fishing I wrapped the line around a dragon fly and brought it back to the boat alive. Can I use it...
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    :D Very Good Post. I think Fly Fishing gives...

    :D

    Very Good Post. I think Fly Fishing gives you a lot more room to be creative and find new ways to catch fish. All the other methods have limitations or force you into a way of thinking.
    ...
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    :roll: I have seen Bass Tournaments where the...

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    I have seen Bass Tournaments where the participants kick the fish into the water after the weigh in. I am not saying all Bass tournaments are bad just that they need more supervision and...
  11. Dear Jkilroy, I have had similar experiences....

    Dear Jkilroy,

    I have had similar experiences. I also fish LMB and Spotted Bass in Man-made lakes, with a TFO 8WT. Not to sound like a teacher but I have found that many times my hooks were not...
  12. Thread: The Pinou

    by island fly
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    Roger great article and boat. Several years ago I...

    Roger great article and boat. Several years ago I built a a similar boat. It was from a book called "Building the six hour canoe". Great boat love it still. Had the same problem with the wind. I put...
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    I think you are in the right church but wrong...

    I think you are in the right church but wrong pew. I have been catching Spotted Bass here in North Georgia with my Fly Rod for the past month. I have found that in high pressure lakes a Fly Rodder...
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    can you tell us what kind of fly did he use?

    can you tell us what kind of fly did he use?
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    Harold, With models like Krissy, it is a...

    Harold,

    With models like Krissy, it is a surprise you are not healed already. I think helpers like Krissy could cure me of any ills.

    Still remmember having breeakfast with you last year.

    I...
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    I am another Peach State resident. Yes you can...

    I am another Peach State resident. Yes you can fish year round. It is very nice. Two weeks ago I was fishing trout becuase the warm water fish were too sleepy. But this weekend I will try for Gills...
  17. Thread: Fly Fish TV

    by island fly
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    Folks, I could not have said better myself....

    Folks,

    I could not have said better myself. Too much fluff not enough good stuff.

    Give me education over glitter any day.
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    Migs, A site which I use all the time is...

    Migs,

    A site which I use all the time is Barlows Tackle Shop at [url=http://www.barlowstackle.com:8d8c9]www.barlowstackle.com[/url:8d8c9]

    Great pictures and service.

    Island Fly.

    Two more...
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    Christmas Babies

    Dave M. Thank you for your Chritmas baby story today. It brought back memories of when my 19 year old son was born on December 22, 1986. It was the greatest Christmas present and you brought all...
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    Hey Gil I enjoyed meeting you last year and would...

    Hey Gil I enjoyed meeting you last year and would love to return this year. Keep me posted.

    Island Fly
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    Gigmaster, I live in Marietta and fish...

    Gigmaster,

    I live in Marietta and fish Alatoona all the time. I would love to go out with you one day and learn this technique.

    Email me at bjgtrading@aol.com
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    Please send my regards to HH. I met him last year...

    Please send my regards to HH. I met him last year at the Florida Fish-in and like him from the start.

    Hang in there Guy
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    Very nice. My biggest always come after the...

    Very nice. My biggest always come after the smallest fly. I would be there going after a little BG and all of a sudden a big old Hog comes to play.

    Great story and pictures
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    Hey there is a classic called Bass Bug Fishing by...

    Hey there is a classic called Bass Bug Fishing by William G. Tapply. Published by The Lyons Press.

    I recommend it highly.

    I get chills just thinking of a big Bass on a Fly.
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    congrats! I am going on 22 years of marriage....

    congrats! I am going on 22 years of marriage. Enjoy the ride. It goes by too fast.

    Tight lines
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