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Guide suggestion for ERMNP

Posted 04-27-2017 at 06:11 PM by iowa driftless

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Thanks, zjory. I am under the impression that Indian Peaks is more rugged and difficult to do day hikes. Is that true? I like "Less crowded", especially given the dates we are going.

I just ordered Steve's book on the Indian Peaks.

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steve
In my experience that isn't necessarily the case. It is higher elevation on average so they lakes will ice out later than rmnp will. The eldora area and brainerd lakes area are what I have...
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Hooking Salmon, soon to be tested again.

Posted 04-22-2017 at 04:39 PM by Ard

I saw the post from Scottish Salmon Fishing Surgery and began to write my own take on hooks and lost fish. Within a short while I realized my comments amounted to a thread hijack and were out of place on someone else's thread so I 'Cut & Pasted' to here and then went on at length. Maybe it can be helpful to others, I should say that I do the same thing with trout and steelhead as the salmon.

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Rusty Tombone Streamer ?

Posted 04-12-2017 at 02:37 PM by comeonavs

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Some guys pick normal descriptive titles for their favorite streamers, I've only designed a few myself but called them: Big Fat Bunny Fur Sculpin - The Answer and etc. Of course I just tie and use and am not marketing them.

As for the fly in question I agree that it is essentially a wooly bugger. I would make a tube fly for that with a single hook. The 2 hook thing isn't something I've ever needed.
Thank you that's the one I couldn't remember the name but knew they...
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It's not really that Big..............

Posted 04-04-2017 at 07:01 PM by Ard
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Boss's nose that is........

It's been a week now since Boss and I came back from our last winter stay at Hewitt Lake. Because I have been a life long dog lover I always take pictures of him while we're there, not so many at home but always while fishing or at the cabin. I believe those are his happiest times, his ears perk up at the word 'fishen' but I'm not so sure he enjoys the 3.5 hour freight sled rides to and from the cabin. One thing I am sure of is that he really loves being...
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Ostrmidge

Posted 03-29-2017 at 01:00 AM by americanzero

Tied a bumble bee last night, I'm quite happy with how it came out. Dubbed alternating yellow and black segments with some fluffy duck feather wings. Tonight my shining achievement was the Ostrmidge. Size 18 midge hook tied with white ostrich herl, came out looking way buggy. Now I am almost out of hooks. I'm already filling my online cart for aprils order!0
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