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Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By mrp1
Re: Tactics for the dog days of summer?

Try fishing for carp. If you catch some you may begin to crave the "dog days of summer". :thmbup:
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
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Re: To the cabin we go

It sure looks like a great day of fishing to me. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By mrp1
Re: Waterproof camera

I'm really liking my Nikon Coolpix AW130 which I just recently purchased.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
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Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,198
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Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,169
Posted By mrp1
Re: What did you catch this weekend?

Yesterday I fished for carp. I scouted some new water. The weather was great; it was such a wonderful day.
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By mrp1
Re: For the GoPro Fanatics!

Parkinson's Law says that, "Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion."

In 44 years of fly fishing and 43 years of fly tying, I have found that "Fly fishing gear and fly...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By mrp1
Re: Redfishing video from the LA marsh

Great video Bluemoons! ...and welcome to the forum.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
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Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,627
Posted By mrp1
Re: Exhort your state's fishing

Washington: We don't have the blue ribbon trout streams that some states have. Large, non migratory trout are primarily found in stillwater here. We have many lakes that offer great trout fishing....
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By mrp1
Dropping the Fly--Adapting to Different Conditions--A Video

Most of the carp I catch are 25-40 feet away. There are times when murky water, cloudy skies, and hard wind conspire to keep from seeing carp until I am very close to them. There are also times when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By mrp1
Re: Floating Line for New 5wt Legend Elite?

Congratulations on the purchase of your new rod, Croaker. I think you will love the rod; I sure love mine.

I have never fished a Barrio line.

I use my EFW905.4 rods for trout. I usually carry...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By mrp1
Re: New scadden boat

I'm sure you'll love the boat! PFD's for sure. The only other tip is to not let it sit in your garage; get out and use it a LOT.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-05-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By mrp1
Re: Beautiful Creek Bass and Introduction

Good job Cameron. Welcome to the forum.
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 593
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Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 868
Posted By mrp1
Re: Carp ??

Carp are big, strong, smart, and wary. They are the world's greatest sportfish.
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By mrp1
After the Hookset--a Video

I had hoped to produce at least 3 videos this winter--possibly 4. Hmmm... I have worked on them but alas, here is the first one I have actually finished. It is not meant to be instructional; it is...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-13-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By mrp1
Re: Carp in Low-Vis Water?

Try nymphs or egg patterns under an indicator. Gregg Martin in Idaho has really done a lot of this and has success.
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By mrp1
Re: New to Fly Fishing; need advice on these rods

Think about how easy it will be for you to transport two piece rods. It might not be an issue and you may want to only get 4 piece rods.
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,023
Posted By mrp1
Re: Opinion on chinese or korean built rods?

I agree with Dean Mt. St. Croix rods are a tremendous value. They are made in Wisconsin and come with a lifetime warranty. I broke the tips on two rods last summer while netting carp. I have one...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,016
Posted By mrp1
Re: Maintaining a journal

There were no personal computers when I started fly fishing. Ball point pens may have just been invented the week before. From the beginning a journal was a part of the experience for me. My...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
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Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By mrp1
Re: Broken Rods

Cowger10, glad you got some time on the water. Too bad about the rod. I hope your new section or new rod comes soon and you are back out fishing.

I wonder if the "warranty" on a rod isn't a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By mrp1
Re: Which Simms boots should I get?

Simms makes great boots. I have an old pair of Freestone boots with felt and a pair with felt and cleats. I have a pair of the G-3's with vibram soles and the Hardbite Star Cleats. I also have a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By mrp1
Welcome to the Future: a video

This video is not meant to be one bit instructional or helpful--well not helpful in the sense of learning how to fish for carp. It is mostly clips of takes from very visible fish. Watching my own...
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