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Old 07-20-2011, 03:06 AM
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Default Hello from Rhode Island!

Hey all! My name is Alex, I am 23 years old and am involved with MANY styles of fishing from fly fishing for 6" native brookies to skishing to shark fishing. Really looking forward to being a part of your community here!
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:34 AM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Hey Alex, welcome to the site
I'm in CT, but RI is only 3 miles down the road.
Used to spend a lot of time fishing the Wood and other RI trout waters when I lived in Providence and still fish the south county shore
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:46 AM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Hey RT, thank you for the warm welcome. Both the Wood and SoCo are my homes away from home. I really need to start making it out to the Farmington more. It has been tough to get out there this year. The shark fishing has made up for it though Although, I would like to see more Makos around!

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Old 07-20-2011, 12:31 PM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Alex, its pleasure to meet you...but we're going to have to fix your penchant for other styles of fishing.
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Alex, welcome to the forum, glad you found us.

I see a lot of skishers out at Montauk--- you guys are nuts!

For those that may not be familiar with this method of fishing:

Swimming With the Fishes: Anglers Tangle Over 'Skishing' - WSJ.com
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Old 07-20-2011, 03:43 PM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Alex...hope you don't fish sharks with alive dogsseen that on TV once....disgustingglad you find us...great forum and great people here....some will tell you I'm naughty
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Old 07-20-2011, 05:40 PM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Thank you guys! Maybe I will just drift the West Branch of the Delaware in my wetsuit with a fly rod! lol

No live dogs used here!! LOL That is indeed disgusting, I love animals! We usually use blue fish as bait.


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Old 07-26-2011, 05:19 PM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Welcome to the forum! You mean there are other kinds of fishing? lol
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Old 07-30-2012, 12:31 PM
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

I thought I would update this a bit. This spring I sold most of my surf casting gear in order to spend more time focusing on trout waters as well as warm water fly fishing. I have a new infatuation with catching native trout in the smallest brooks and streams I can find. I don't know what it is about those tiny natives but I lose sleep trying to search for new creeks og maps and google earth. Luckily my wife and I like to hike so we spend time hiking up and studying the streams we find. She also started fly fishing late last year! She didn't have any interest in putting down her spinning gear before that then one day it just clicked and she hasn't picked up spinning gear since! She even out fishes me sometimes, I love it!
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Default Re: Hello from Rhode Island!

Hello back from California!
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