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first catch on my own fly

Posted 02-22-2012 at 11:18 PM by mbphotos54

today I got the enjoyment of catching my first fish on my own creation. really neat. now I wanna tie more!
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bass taper

Posted 02-15-2012 at 10:41 PM by mbphotos54

I got to get my new bass taper line on the water today and so far I really line how it casts, lots of weight in the air to fling big bugs, and it shoots out fast on fewer false casts. managed to C and R a 8+ inch smallie in the 40 minutes or so I spent on the creek. Im looking forawrd to trying this line at the still water.
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Afternoon Steel

Posted 02-09-2012 at 01:42 PM by gatortransplant

While a lot of you may be familiar with how open my schedule was last semester for fishing, this semester is a bit more hectic. However, I still have Wednesdays off so I decided to take the opportunity to get out fishing for steelhead, as recently they've been calling to me.

My pursuit of steelhead had been put on hold as of late. Until this past Sunday I had not set out to catch steelhead since early December. This past Sunday, however, a few friends and I decided that steelhead...
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Sometimes Bigger just might be Better;

Posted 02-03-2012 at 04:32 PM by Hardyreels

I will admit that winter is long and it's taking its toll on us here. I haven't much to say but I'll write down the most recent news from our little niche on the planet.

After a 2 day warm front that reduced our snow pack by about 6" of loft we are getting some snow to make up for the loss. I would be in Anchorage today but for the treacherous roads I have rescheduled the trip and its business until Monday, today is Friday I should add.

So trapped at home so to...
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A Survivor

Posted 01-29-2012 at 03:46 PM by Hardyreels
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For a Bull Moose around where we live surviving isn't so much a matter of making it through the hunting season, it's about making it through any of the seasons. Our moose have been adapting to the development of land and the coming of new homes pretty well. They wander through yards and forested areas alike searching out whatever browse they can find to help them survive the winters. On our little piece of Alaska they have a three acre place of refuge but three acres is not sufficient as a feed...
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