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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By king joe
Re: Working nights has its perks.....

In a similar line, when younger, I ran a Ski Shop (downhill). Predominately, if not doing lessons...after all the rentals were done...I had tons of time to sit and tie flies.

Recently, on many of...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 424
Posted By king joe
Re: Is it still fly fishing if you do it with a spinning reel

Hmmm...to me, this seems very much a "troll post". The answer is known...but the question asked to be controversial....and promote an argument. There is no answer a troll will accept but will...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-23-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By king joe
Re: unexpected catch a first

Mussel...its a freshwater mussel...and looks to be a Black Sand mussel (the species)

Just sayin'

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By king joe
Re: When do you move up?

"Its not the size of the fish, its how you wiggle your rod" HAH :p

Seriously though...fish size is not the determinate of when you 'move up'. As in the topic of more than a few posts here, there...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By king joe
Re: really awesome video on mousing

Cool video

Myself, I've shrewed (small), moused (medium) and ratted (large) for a wide range of species including grayling, rainbow, brookies, bull trout, sm bass, walleye and pike....my...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By king joe
Re: Whitefish fly fishing

Ok, so when I first responded to your post...before you edited out "whitefish" for "cisco/tulibee"....my post/response made sense. Now, it doesn't....HAH....but now, neither does your query either....
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-13-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By king joe
Varadero Cuba fly fishing opportunities in August?

So, wife just booked a family vacation for a resort in Varadero Cuba...in August...yes, in just a couple weeks.

I am wondering if anybody has fished...or fly fished off Varadero...and if so, can...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 07-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By king joe
Re: Ride the Tide - Fly Fishing for Winter Steelhead

Good little trailer for sure...though I am not sure about Winter steelheading when everything in the vid was green and wet, not white and frozen like Canadian (or Alaskan) winters (ok, Southern BC...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By king joe
Re: Whitefish fly fishing

On rivers only, while my typical were 'smut', chonnimids or beadhead hares ear and hares ear variants ...all beneath an indicator...for both Rocky Mountain Whitefish and Lake Whitefish. I also would...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By king joe
Re: Mystic switch

Great looking Rod!!!

That blank is perhaps just a bit lighter than a Rainshadow II spey blank (13'3" 7wt) I have and will be starting soon...and I have been thinking about that same colour for the...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By king joe
Re: Don't ignore those moose signs

While living at Mile 43 of the Alaska Highway in NE BC, wildlife encounters were frequent. Fortunately for me, worse I had was brushing against a moose in the night at highway speeds....literally...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-05-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,745
Views: 173,336
Posted By king joe
Re: What have you been tying today?

Woooo...brass bead on that and its...wel..golden! (damn this beadhead addiction).

Great looking pattern. Is the abdomen woven?

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: News & articles for discussion 07-03-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By king joe
Re: Small is Important

Would it be that simple....so pastoral...so innocent and all Kumbaya...I'd agree. BUT it typically is not. This is known as the Tragedy of the Commons. WE feel the right to do what we want with...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-03-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,686
Posted By king joe
Re: Steelhead Pics

Great Pic...and I especially love the "No Tresspassing" sign in the background. HAH

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By king joe
Re: Freedom To Use Rivers

That was a great write up and I hope you always have that 'right'.

In Canada...we had/have/had (its so confusing)...something called the Navigable Waters Protection Act. This act basically did...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 07-02-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By king joe
Re: Small is Important

Whoa....where to start with this one? Its like deja vu all over again. Sometimes I look at the states and think...wow, you guys got it right. THEN...others, I go...look to the north to see what we...
Forum: Other Gear 06-30-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 710
Posted By king joe
Re: Stike Indicator Help

Steelheading...size 10 - 6 weighted nymphs...a wide range of waters and water conditions....I always use football indicators. Easy to adjust (remove the toothpick, slide the indicator, re-insert the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-30-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,272
Posted By king joe
Re: how often do you keep your catch?

Wait, your camping....and posting here? And by your words, you don't get out to do this much because of work....and yet, here you are...connected. :eek:

Am I the only one seeing something wrong...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-30-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By king joe
Re: Pike Fishing Question

so the question was not about rods, apparently....but about flies only.

5 wt is too small for pike but when I hear "pike", I think PIKE...not hammerhandles.

7 wt is the minimum rod for both...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By king joe
Re: Nymphing vs. Snagging

Precisely Ard....I know that in some nymphing texts...they suggest 'striking' anything (fish, ticking off rocks, etc.) that moves your indictor. Like you..and this is especially true with high...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By king joe
Re: Nymphing vs. Snagging

LONG TIME nympher; suspension or high sticking....and I think I can near confidently say...NEVER have I snagged. I say near never because nothing is absolute.

I am saying, however, it is so...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,417
Posted By king joe
Re: Notes From the Water

Hey mridenour
I read your story with tears in my eyes. Thank you for sharing. I have walked before, the path you are on now (bad lenght of time in my late teens/early 20's) and in many ways, still...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,272
Posted By king joe
Re: how often do you keep your catch?

Myself...love a fresh steelhead, coho or walleye but seasonal or body conditions (water temps and/or spawning) dictate when. I will also freeze steels if they are in my 'slot size' as below.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By king joe
Re: G.L Seelhead ?

I live and fish the Canadian side of Lake Huron. I also fish Lake Erie and Lake Ontario (but Huron is most frequent).

I started with a 9' in both 7 and 8 wt. Also, started WF floating and...
Forum: Pacific 06-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By king joe
Re: BC Fly Fishing Question

While Wolfie provided great information regarding licensing and all that, KNOW that special access lakes and rivers...or timed fishing areas represent ONLY A SMALL part of opportunities in BC. You...
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