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The Iris Rescue Project;

Posted 05-14-2017 at 04:47 PM by Ard Stetts
Updated 05-16-2017 at 11:47 AM by Ard Stetts

I think it was in 1985 up in Newfoundland that I saw my first Wild Blue Flag. That's what they called the wild Iris up there. I found them along a very cold shore way up near Gros Morne National Park while walking the beach. Since then I began noticing them all over the continent and I think they are among the most beautiful wild flowers we can spot.

These are here in AK.
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Gotta Find em Before You Can Hook em;

Posted 05-14-2017 at 03:04 PM by Ard Stetts

Oh I've been at it quite a bit but thus far haven't seen any fish not salmon or trout. They can be a mystery here, that is until you seem to be surrounded by them.

Just a couple days ago Boss and I went up a river and spent 8 hours sitting on good salmon water over a 4 mile length of the lower river. I fished some but one of the things you figure out after years of doing this, and I mean whether fishing dries back East or salmon here is that there's not much sense in casting until...
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The Things We Leave On The Roof

Posted 05-14-2017 at 01:34 PM by Ard Stetts
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I spotted a thread about a fella's first fish caught, he showed a few fish in a really nice net but ended by saying he left the net on the car roof and drove away. The net did not fare well.

So I replied

It was going along good until I got to the part about your net, that's a bummer. I'd tell you that you probably won't make the same mistake twice but if I remember correctly........

I think the year was 1977 or 78 and I was fishing with a guy named...
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Back!

Posted 05-09-2017 at 11:14 PM by americanzero

Back and better than ever I come. Had some real life stuff take the reigns for a bit. But enough of that, I just came back from BOZEMAN! God what a great place that is! Went to troutfitters and Bozeman Angler, stocked up on some supplies. Just left the tying bench, tied two different colors of scud and my first Prince Nymph! It came out first try so I'm stoked!
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Southern Missouri Flooding, May 2017

Posted 05-01-2017 at 11:36 AM by spm (Stephen Mattox)

I've been away for a couple days, so don't know if anyone has posted about the flooding in Missouri. It is devastating. A state of emergency has been declared.
Please keep everyone down there in your thoughts and prayers.

Thanks,
steve

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https://www.google.com/search?q=sout...w=1366&bih=648
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