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    You've already received better advice than I...

    You've already received better advice than I would have given about actually working the ponds but I have one piece of advice to offer.

    One day go to the pond you want to catch fish in WITHOUT a...
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    If you know anything about spreadsheets you can...

    If you know anything about spreadsheets you can do a nice easy to use fish journal with one. Also I used to carry a pen recorder, and kept exact records. I found the experience to actually detract...
  3. Thread: Bluegill

    by Jambalaya
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    FlyFishZak, I use small poppers and foam flies...

    FlyFishZak,

    I use small poppers and foam flies for bluegill and it seems as if you are going to do the same, but if you want to keep it more traditional with dry flies then I would add one set of...
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    Hmmm, I was poking fun at the general attitude...

    Hmmm,

    I was poking fun at the general attitude towards carp where I'm from. Thus the smiley face to let you know I was foolin' around.

    I don't post often, but when I do about carp, I think the...
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    When I first started carp fishing, I got...

    When I first started carp fishing, I got frustrated and started chumming them with corn in the shallows. I still don't feel guilty one bit about any of those fish I caught.

    I don't do it any...
  6. Thread: Fishing Fun

    by Jambalaya
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    beadleach, I recently posted a pic of a fly I...

    beadleach,

    I recently posted a pic of a fly I made that I sometimes use... I also use the Yellow CCC that is in the fly of the week archives here. Most trout flies work. Presentation is more...
  7. Thread: Fishing Fun

    by Jambalaya
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    Fishing Fun

    I've not managed to fish much lately. Life just plain has me too busy... but somehow I managed to get to the local park 30 minutes before closing the other day.

    I grew quite excited as I slowly...
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    Poke, This is the fly I used that day. ...

    Poke,

    This is the fly I used that day.

    http://members.cox.net/zenthor/Fly%20Patterns/Descent%20Carey.jpg

    For lack of a better name call it a Descent Carey, 'cause I dubbed the body with...
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    Most of the guys here are more knowledgable about...

    Most of the guys here are more knowledgable about carp than I am, but I do have one thing to offer.

    Carp fishing wasn't very much fun at first for me. I own "Carp on the Fly" and I'd read every...
  10. Thread: Droppers

    by Jambalaya
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    I tie 99% of my droppers at the bend of the hook...

    I tie 99% of my droppers at the bend of the hook to the fly above it.

    The last two years I've been using barbless hooks due to small children in the house.

    I don't believe I've lost any more...
  11. Not much to add, but a large zip-loc bag with a...

    Not much to add, but a large zip-loc bag with a couple of wet wipes in 'em are an important part of my gear. So much more comfortable than the cut off t-shirt I used as a boy. The zip lock bag...
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    This is the only photo of the actual fight that...

    This is the only photo of the actual fight that was taken, and it clearly shows us each with a hand on the rod:

    http://members.cox.net/zenthor/Fishing%20Pictures/CarpFight%20-%2028Feb05.jpg
    ...
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    A Fun Afternoon

    Heya guys,

    Went to a local park with the family on Monday. I caught 2 carp in between bar-b-qing and hanging out with the wife and kids. I also had a couple of hook-ups that I lost. This is a...
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    Thanks for the info Jo. I have quite a bit of...

    Thanks for the info Jo. I have quite a bit of boatbuilding epoxy in the garage, so I was gonna use it. Do you think this will perform as well as the glovit? I was planning on "painting" epoxy over...
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    I have a 12ft v-hull that I fish with sometimes. ...

    I have a 12ft v-hull that I fish with sometimes. I prefer my pontoon with an electric motor, but I use the boat quite a bit when I bring others along.

    I wouldn't put a casting deck in a boat this...
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    Just in case you didn't get enough positive...

    Just in case you didn't get enough positive feedback, I love mine as well.

    Jambalaya
  17. Thread: Float Tube

    by Jambalaya
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    I just wanted to add a bit to bluegill's...

    I just wanted to add a bit to bluegill's assessment of the Caddis Navigator and I must say that at first I had a hard time aligning everything properly with the navigator as bluegill said, BUT the...
  18. Thread: Float Tube

    by Jambalaya
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    I do alot of float tubing. Over the years I've...

    I do alot of float tubing. Over the years I've also owned quite a few tubes and most of my friends have tried several. Everyone of them had vinyl bladders, and to date the only leak I've seen in...
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    I use small plastic crayfish as well. And as...

    I use small plastic crayfish as well. And as mentioned cheap. I like 'em mostly 'cause you can always match the hatch at any particular lake with them as they come in assorted colors. They've...
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