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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By king joe
Re: Translating patterns into instructions

So, lots of good responses...but not sure if any answer your question. First off, I share that same 'brick' but with my name on it as Fred did for when I see a list of materials I have NEVER...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-05-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By king joe
Re: Am I missing out by not using an indicator?

Long time indicator fisher for many species including many species of trout including tiny brookies to kicking steelhead and even bull trout (the unofficial BC record - I was working, mine, caught on...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-30-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By king joe
Re: Landlocked salmon eggs

So...Indeed Seamonkey hit it pretty much dead on. Regardless of the spawning period...there are a couple things going on. First...and many of us have experienced this...the different stages of egg...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 34,691
Posted By king joe
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Rainshadow IM6 4 pc 7 wt blank and all the trimmings to build a travel rod...for my trip later this summer to NE BC/Peace River.

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Fly Rods 05-17-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,926
Posted By king joe
Re: Are the high end rods really worth it

Hmmm...this is a kettle of worms for sure. is what this is.

I started fly rodding nearly half a decade ago. Fiberglass rods...heavy as shite and could be as stiff as a log...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 04-05-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By king joe
Re: Fishing around Port Huron, MI?

Hey mbrman
I am literally across the river from you; Canada side fishing the St. Clair River in Sarnia. The mouth of the river has long and real good runs of Chinook, coho, browns and steelhead;...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,183
Posted By king joe
Re: Do carp effect gamefish?

Basically The question asked wasn't..."Compared to anthropogenic impacts to fish and fish habitat, how do carp compare?" was "Do carp affect gamefish?" Yes, is the answer.

Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,183
Posted By king joe
Re: Do carp effect gamefish?

So I've laid low on this topic.

Carp negatively affect fish populations in so many ways.

Carp eating eggs is NOT the same as sunfish (bluegills, etc.). That would be equivalent to a hoover...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,616
Posted By king joe
Re: What is your strangest fishing experience?

So, when I used to live in NE BC...I used to hike the 8km into this mountain lake to fish for rainbows (stocked). While it was common to see grizzly and black bears, mule deer, moose and elk walking...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By king joe
Re: Any of you eastern boys using spey rods for great lake tribs?

To date...all the US side of the Great Lakes have responded. I'll 'represent' the canucks.

Spey is gaining ground quickly on Huron, Erie, and Ontario tribs (can't speak for Superior BUT, there is...
Forum: Kayak/SUP Discussion 02-18-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,010
Posted By king joe
Re: Show off your kayak

Likewise, I still have a hell of a time to get pics on here...but fortunately, my model of yak is already shown.

I have a Jackson Cuda 14. It is decked with fish finder (rear transducer), 2 rod...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-09-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By king joe
Re: Tying Micro Streamers?

Check out Michigan Wiggler patterns...yes, they are nymph...but no reason they wouldn't work for streamer.

Myself, while not articulated, I used to tie small marabou streamers...14s for rainbow,...
Forum: Eastern 02-04-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By king joe
Re: fishing near Toronto

yeah, Fegus ain't Toronto.

3 or 5...not big fish in that reach...resident browns and rainbows. 5 if you like streamer fishing though the river there is small/narrow...3 for nymphing for increased...
Forum: Eastern 02-03-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By king joe
Re: fishing near Toronto

Hey n5td
Your timing is pretty much peak great lakes steelhead time...which is good. The bad is that lots of the rivers (Credit, Humber, Speed, Rouge, etc.) in the big smoke (aka Toronto) also have...
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-25-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By king joe
Re: NFL Playoff Thread 2016

ABSOLUTELY echo that comment. Bubye cheating Patriots!

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-18-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,877
Views: 380,340
Posted By king joe
Re: What have you been tying today?

Sorry...Jumbo JOHN....which is one of the Barr flies....

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 01-11-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By king joe
Re: Rod lenghth for belly boating .

Ya know, I never thought about it. I have used all kinds of belly boats from old school donuts to sit-on-top pontoon...and really, the rod length was determined more by species.

I suppose...all...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-11-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By king joe
Re: Floating or sinking for nymphing?

Me being a nymphing junkie for virtually any species of fish ranging from little piddler brookies to steelhead including pike, bull trout and all manner of sunfish (bass-ish), etc.....and also...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,586
Posted By king joe
Re: Taught or self taught?

So...single hand casting....100% self taught. Now, teach single hand casting to other.

Using that 'model'...tried to teach myself 2 hand casting....not so good.

Having taken a Spey casting...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 12-23-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,803
Posted By king joe
Re: Benefits of Fly Fishing for Steelhead

I don't know...I have a hard time reading this and not think we've all been caught in this phishing trip. I mean really, what are the benefits of fly fishing for steelhead? that in itself...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 808
Posted By king joe
Re: Scented flies?

Here, here!

'nuff said

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-23-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 674
Posted By king joe
Re: So . . . Whose Kool-Aid are You Drinking?

Cincinnati Bengals Baby!!!

Apart from the last two games where they played like deserving babies and whiners....Bengals are Number 2 rated in the NFL...with the Number 1 rated defense.

Just a...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 11-23-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By king joe
Re: Matuka Spey

not 'quite' the same. Chandler's version does not use saddle hackles as trailers but relies totally on palmering of soft hackes for the buggy look.

I use Chandlers version...and its pretty easy...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 10-14-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By king joe
Re: Intruders

so, before I knew of intruders...or spey fishing even....I was tying 'stinger' hooks on streamer patterns for all manner of finny quarry; from pike to rainbows including bull trout.

For this, the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,379
Posted By king joe
Re: Great Lakes Salmon..........

Here on the Canadian side of Lake Huron, tributaries are 67-72 degree water temps still. Hell, I was on a charter last week...and water temp at 112 feet was 65. TOOO WAARRMMMM!!!!

I have been...
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