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Old 10-26-2009, 03:48 PM
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Default what's better, Size or numbers?

Is it better to fish all day and catch one thats really big, or get a tired arm catching lil fellers?
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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

just being out and about in nature, who cares how many or how big, just enjoy life..
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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

Every fish is a blessing. If the day holds many small or a few big it's a good day. If the day holds good company or fine views it too is a good day.
I guess that's why I wasn't made for golf. I wouldn't let a bad game or poor shot ruin the day!
Really though... it's all good even the days you just have to laugh about because it sucked so much!
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Old 10-26-2009, 08:56 PM
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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

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Everyone who fishes likes to catch fish. Most fly-fishermen hold a deep fascination with big fish. Generally when I leave to fish for the day I have no way to know what or if any fish I may catch. I just like being out on the rivers or creeks, knowing that I have done what I trained myself to do thoroughly is the best I can hope for as far as the fishing goes. I have always said; (and you can quote me on this) They call it fishing not catching.

With that in mind I'll head to the Kenai tomorrow,

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Big,

Everyone who fishes likes to catch fish. Most fly-fishermen hold a deep fascination with big fish. Generally when I leave to fish for the day I have no way to know what or if any fish I may catch. I just like being out on the rivers or creeks, knowing that I have done what I trained myself to do thoroughly is the best I can hope for as far as the fishing goes. I have always said; (and you can quote me on this) They call it fishing not catching.

With that in mind I'll head to the Kenai tomorrow,

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Ard: Well said, that is exactly my thoughts when I go fishing. Sure I like to catch big fish, but if I don't hook into anything it doesn't take away from the experience of being on the water.

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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

Small fish for this guy!
I release everything anyway, so the more fish I catch, the more fun I have.
Everything is relative so I downsize my tackle and have just as much fun with little fish as many have with big ones.
I catch a lot of beautiful sunfish in a local clean lake with my 1 weight. Many troll all day with hopes of catching a big bass..... but they usually don't catch anything! LOL Some drift live minnows under a bobber, while others bounce live worms on the bottom. Nobody catches anything........ they all complain about the lack of fish!!
I usually catch near 100 gills with my 1 weight. I have a ball!!
I love to tie my own flies and only fish with the ones I make.
Some have said to me "you better hope that you don't get a big carp with that tiny rod because you'll never land him"
It's the fun that I'm after, not the fish for food.
It doesn't get any better than that.
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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

I go in phases throughout the year. Sometimes I want to catch a lot of fish regardless of size. Sometimes I just want to catch one big fish.

What's better? It really depends on which fix that I need. If I want the best of both worlds, I'll go to some Margaritaville and get hooked up with a lot of big fish.

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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

It only matters when my fishing partner Ray, starts counting his out loud!
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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

I'm just happy when I catch a fish....I'm stupid that way sometimes...most of the time....
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Default Re: what's better, Size or numbers?

im just happy to catch something...
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