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Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 687
Posted By colin272
Re: Bennett Spring

It is what you make of it and what you are use to. unfortunately I do not live in an area of pristine wild trout water like some people, so trout parks are about as close as I can come. I guess...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By colin272
Re: white bass

thanks guys lots of good advise. Is there a different approach when targeting stripers. I know this question is off topic but what do you guys use to keep your equipment in when fishing from a bank....
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-07-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By colin272
Re: white bass

thanks guys, I have a few power plant lakes by me and that's what got me interested. My problems is I am not sure as to where to start searching for them. I have read to look for train tussles and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-07-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By colin272
white bass

Hey guys looking for some advise for trying to catch White bass in a lake setting. I know that they tend to have "runs" in the rivers but Im looking for some advise on where to locate them in a lake,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By colin272
fishing vehicle storage ideas

Hey guys its been a while sense I have posted on here, but I need some ideas. I recently wrecked out my Dodge Durango and I have replaced it with a new to me 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I am looking...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 03-14-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By colin272
Illlinois trout

Hey guys looking for some help. Illinois trout season is coming up soon. I have never fished for trout in Illinois and have no clue where to start. I am looking for some tips as far as places to go...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By colin272
Re: Branson MO Fly Fishing June

I have had a lot of luck fishing Taneycomo up in the trophy zone. If u are willing to travel a little distance Bennett spring state park is about two hours east on 44 in Lebanon MO. It is stocked...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-16-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By colin272
Re: new to saltwater

I am not set on only going for one species of fish I am open to anything and everything to be honest my game plan had been to just walk along the beach and cast. We are going to Destin which is on...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-16-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By colin272
new to saltwater

Hey guys I need some help. I am going to Destin FL in May. I have never been saltwater fishing. My inlaws for a birthday present want to buy me some stuff to fish saltwater. My problem is I have no...
Forum: Southeast U.S. 02-02-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By colin272
destin area

Hey guys I am going down to Destin Florida in May with my wife and in-laws. I am looking for some place to fish. I would like to have a place close to go so I can go every day. I have never fished...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-02-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By colin272
Kankakee river Illinois

Hey guys I need some help again. I have to go take my Illinois state paramedic test up by Rockford Illinois. So my wife and I are planning on driving up the day before, and I will have a couple days...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By colin272
Re: Dumb things you have done fishing thread

for years now I used my duck hunting waders for trout fishing a couple years ago opening day I put on my waders go to stand in my spot and I had a rush of cold water. Of course I had popped a hole in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By colin272
fly fishing books

Hey guys another question, do you have a favorite book on fly fishing as far as tips and tricks go that you would recommend? What about a novel type story? Thanks for the help
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 06-01-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By colin272
Re: mo trout fishing

Thanks for all the help so far guys, just a little update. My wife and I went to Maramec spring park on wend we got down there at 930 and we fished till noon with only one bite. So we decided to pack...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 05-29-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By colin272
mo trout fishing

hey guys got a couple questions. I live in IL and travel to mo for trout fishing i have been going to Bennett for about five years now and just went to Montauk this last opening day weekend and had a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-28-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,553
Posted By colin272
powder or liquid

Hey guys got a question. Do you prefer powder or liquid float for your dry flies? Is there a specific brand that is better than the other? Thanks for the help.
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By colin272
8WT rod

Hey guys another question hear. I am considering getting a lot more serious in fishing for big bass, catfish, and carp. I have a 6wt rod now do I really need an 8wt for throwing big flies or will my...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By colin272
Michigan getaway

Hey guys I need some help again. My wife and I are trying to plan a small getaway before our child is born. My wife tells me they are called babymoons. I do not know about all that. Anyway we are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 944
Posted By colin272
why do you fly fish

why do you fly fish? a question i have been asked many times and my responses have differed. everything from i catch more fish to its more of a challenge, and every time i have had someone come back...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By colin272
streamer fishing

hey guys got another question when I trout fish I mostly fish a drift type set up with a glow ball/jig/nimph under a indicator. When I bass fish i fish streamers. I want to change up my trout fishing...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-14-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By colin272
Re: Leader's/Tippet's for Gill's

I am pretty simple when it comes to gills and bass i use a 6ft of 4lbs braided into a furled leader with about 3ft of 4lbs. I had been using 2lbs but it kept loosing flies in rocks. Hope this helps
Forum: Great Lakes Region 03-26-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By colin272
south western IL fishing spots

Hey guys I am looking for some spots to fish in the St. Louis area but on the IL side. I am hoping to find more of small pounds or creeks I can wade in or fish from the bank. I got a boat but that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By colin272
Re: Your fishing rod story?

My first fly rod always will be my most memorable. It was my grandpas who I never fly fished with. I was at a boy scout camp when I was about 13ish and there was an older gentlemen there fly fishing...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,336
Posted By colin272
Carp and catfish flies

Hey guys need some advise again. I have this same pond by my house that i talk about. I was fishing the other day and I saw one big grass carp and a couple catfish. I caught an 8lbs catfish last year...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-12-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By colin272
Help

Hey guys not real sure about this so I'm coming to you guys for help. I live 15 min. East of stl MO. We have had a mild winter this year. I moved in August to a new house I now have a pond that is...
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