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    In like a lion, out like a lamb.

    I'm going to take a stab and say it was 1990. Kindergarten at Millville Elementary was going well. Colors, sights, sounds, words, letters and new friends flooded my infantile neural pathways and...
  2. Need Info - Umpqua Tyger Tipped Steel Leader

    Hey folks!

    Looking for info/reviews on Upqua Tyger Tipped Steel Leader. Thinking of grabbing one for a MN excursion for Mr. Pike.
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    By way of update on the Straight Talk...

    By way of update on the Straight Talk issues we were having, we were surprised to see not only our phones refunded, but our minutes that we purchased as well. Thanks, Straight Talk, for resolving...
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    Took the youngest out.

    Took the two-year-old out to the east side of Lake Cunningham today with a bag of frozen corn and a couple of spinning rods. She caught the biggest of two carp. Fun time out there! Makes for good...
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    StraightTalk Wireless Service

    Friends: We purchased StraightTalk service online.

    The phones were shipped to us with SIM cards installed. Our port request failed because US Cellular - our current provider - issued a separate...
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    Looked like I had been fishing with a hairline...

    Looked like I had been fishing with a hairline fracture for a while. A little too much pressure taking it out of the trunk and click... no more tip.
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    She was a good ol' hoss.

    Unofficial end to the fly-fishing season.

    https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-_pqeLZco62s/Uh4nTedoavI/AAAAAAAAEjk/32CWUu4ACVo/w958-h719-no/2013-08-27+10.25.51.jpg
  8. Thread: Headed carpin'

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    Just finished up. Slept in. Went about 130. ...

    Just finished up. Slept in. Went about 130.

    I'm reminded of something my wife says on occasion.

    "It's called fishing, not catching."
  9. World Record Snakehead in Virginia - NOT FLY RELATED

    Full Article A Virginia man has caught the largest northern snakehead on record with a rod and reel, landing a 17-pound, 6-ounce specimen of the fish often called "Frankenfish" for their...
  10. Thread: Headed carpin'

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    Headed carpin'

    Headed out tomorrow to the muck hole early AM. Here's hopin' Dave was right about the cannibalism... but I did see crayfish, so hopefully the Carrots'll draw 'em.
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    Great fish! You know, the muck hole I've been...

    Great fish! You know, the muck hole I've been fishing is full of lily pads and I have seen carp fingerlings actually rise out and jump onto a lily pad. It really does look like they are escaping the...
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    I'm pretty convinced of two very likely...

    I'm pretty convinced of two very likely possibilities:

    1) They congregate in water too shallow to hold a fish big enough to eat them and

    2) They can sense a fish nearby.

    However, some...
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    Great report. Looks like an amazing area.

    Great report. Looks like an amazing area.
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    I got my grandpappy glasses!

    ... now what?

    Took them out today. Overcast, thunderstorm was rolling in. Definitely noticed the reflection lessened significantly, but I still could not see below the water. I was thigh-deep in...
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    Prayers and lily pads.

    Full report.

    Slipped in a small bit about looking for big carp during evening prayers last night. Might have slipped it in this morning, too, but the mornings are a blur.


    An old Big Lake...
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    I was tossing a double-rig: a size 8 bead-head...

    I was tossing a double-rig: a size 8 bead-head soft hackle with a black mohair leech, same size. They hit the bead-head more often.
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    I want to second this. I am almost positive that...

    I want to second this. I am almost positive that you could throw a floating turd in the water, and a turd with legs, and the fish will eat the one with the legs.

    Some species won't even spit it...
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    In my non-stop efforts to get a two-fer, I've...

    In my non-stop efforts to get a two-fer, I've never actually taken one. I suppose you're referring specifically to a fish taking one fly, then a second fish taking the second, and landing them both?
  19. Thread: Falling Spring

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    Beautiful area. Would love to visit something...

    Beautiful area. Would love to visit something like that someday.
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    A Site for Grandpappy Glasses!

    Yes, pun intended.

    Fishing report about gar and my desire for polarized lenses.

    I mean no offense by the term "Grandpappy Glasses", for those who may be sensitive to such labels. I've just...
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    In answer to your question: yes. I sold Cutco...

    In answer to your question: yes.

    I sold Cutco for about 15 minutes and got a knife called the "Fishermen's Solution" that has a hook whetstone on it. I saw a Lefty Kreh video once that said if you...
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    Gills. Filleting is obviously the best choice...

    Gills. Filleting is obviously the best choice with bass since they are bigger.
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    Has anybody mentioned sharpening the hook? Can't...

    Has anybody mentioned sharpening the hook? Can't overemphasize having a sharp hook. Sharp.
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    Very, very cool report. Great pictures and freaky...

    Very, very cool report. Great pictures and freaky encounter with the snake. Non-venomous is the positive, but cannibalistic? Made for an interesting show, I'm sure.
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    Skin or no skin? And if skin, how do you get...

    Skin or no skin? And if skin, how do you get around it? Yucky sounding.
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