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Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Laugh of the day - not FF related

I think Putin is one of the most dangerous world leaders out there, not some one to be made light off. Although he does look a great deal like Dobby from the Harry Potter movies.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 04-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 349,376
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

fed>>>agent
Forum: News & articles for discussion 04-06-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Great Lakes Smelt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M17IQLOAmc

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Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What's "high end", "mid-price" & "low end"?

It appears to me we have two discussions going simultaneously. We are confusing price with quality, although they go together hand in hand sometimes one runs ahead of the other - and to further...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What's "high end", "mid-price" & "low end"?

I'll tend to agree with Mikel but tweak it a bit:

low <$300
mid $300 to about $550
high >$550

my opinion

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Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: New addtion

Congratulations! and I'm happy things worked out - much better to be relieved than grieved. Best of luck to you and yours.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,795
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

No stickers for me. The thing I worry about is someone stealing my fishing spot.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Tactics for blown out or muddy creeks?

Actually, because the light travels through the water and back out for your vision to pick it up, in the water visibility is twice as far as the depth you see.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-26-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Llamas on the llose

well...you made me laugh. Who knew those beasts were so illusive?

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 349,376
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

munimula >>> earthling
Forum: Fly Rods 02-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Thomas & Thomas 9' 6wt

" I realize I'm like the 16 year old with a learners permit, buying a Porsche. Right now I'm thinking I'd rather have one or two really good rod/reels than 6 or 7. But you know how that goes!"
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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-22-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 349,376
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

clever >>> girl
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-21-2015, 08:28 PM
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Views: 349,376
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

whoopin's >>> Peterson
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-20-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 349,376
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

privy >>> amazing
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-19-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 164
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: HBD planettrout

70? Darn, I'll never catch up! Happy Birthday.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-17-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 349,376
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

flake>>>arrowhead

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Forum: Fly Rods 02-16-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Diamondback Glass rods?????

Diamondback sold to Cortland in 2007 and Cortland made them for a while but discontinued sometime before 2009. In 2011 Cortland brought back Diamondback with offshore production but they have since...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 02-10-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Anyone Been Fishing the new MN winter Season?

Most recent info I have is from February 6 - MNDNR lists Whitewater, South Branch of the Root, Beaver Creek and Forestville as being clear and normal. Another Forum I look at also indicates good...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-20-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: 3wt for small streams, dry flies and swinging wets.

I fish the MN driftless and enjoy my 7'2" C Barclay 3wt glass rod. It is perfect for drys and wets. I use Rio Gold 3wtf line on it.

The Driftless Angler in Viroqua carries them on occasion or...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Books

Not knowing where you are:


See this image
Hatch Guide for Upper Midwest Streams


See this image
Hatch Guide for Western Streams
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 234
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: welcome to the world a new fly fisher

Congratulations, well done!

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Forum: News & articles for discussion 12-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Michigan's U.P. Mine

Maybe if upper management were held personally financially responsible for clean up there would be a little more caution.

There is an idea - instead of paying ceos 1000x the average wage earner of...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-14-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Really vintage cortland fly rod

Patience grasshopper. Sometimes it takes a couple of days before information rolls in.

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Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,321
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What is the worst fly fishing commercial or movie scene?

Not really the worst, it is meant to be funny; but the trout being pulled out of the water by line meant to simulate jumping is pretty odd. The set up is William Powell is a city slicker/smooth...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-02-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 694
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: A question about knives.

Some of you may be interested in this:

Schrade: TWO SMEDY Automatic Knives - CLOSEOUT - KnivesShipFree (http://www.knivesshipfree.com/schrade-two-smedy-automatic-knives-closeout/)

As he...
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