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Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 685
Posted By quijibo
Re: Do I have a 'Mouse in the House???'

We haven't had lots of mice to deal with before, but we usually get some in the fall when the're looking for a warm place.
might do a bucket trap this year instead of regular traps.

Mouse Trap...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,068
Posted By quijibo
Re: When Your Best Is Deemed "Not Good Enough..."

A pictures says 1000 words.
there's a few pictures in here.

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/general-discussion/363746-pics-flies-hairwing530-action.html

I plan to order a box from...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By quijibo
Re: To the cabin we go

Looks like an awesome day!
Not to Hijack, just wanted to share.
It is possible to fish with a 2 yr old. From last fall, my son was two here (nearly 3 though. lots of growing in that year).
He...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By quijibo
Re: Banana?

https://media3.giphy.com/media/cw8Nr4u28tVKw/200_s.gif
Forum: News & articles for discussion 07-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By quijibo
Re: Zebra Mussels.... BAD NEWS!

We recently had them get into Lake Winnipeg (very big lake).... and now they've been found in the red river system.
They tried to Nuke them in the harbours last year on lake winnipeg, and although...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By quijibo
Re: Training a dog to be a good fishing partner

Great, now whenever I hear the term "guide dog" I'm going to picture one in chest waders....
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By quijibo
Re: Pike/ bass fishing in a lake.

For me the trick part of casting sinking lines (or a sink tip), is that you have to bring a lot more line in before you can lift the line out of the water to re-cast. Just makes you learn how to get...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-09-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 94,875
Posted By quijibo
Re: warmwater pics

Took some boys to scout camp for a week and had a bit of time to do some fishing (some even by myself). We were at Manpoint Scout camp in Minnesota. Did some wade fishing, fishing from a canoe, and I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By quijibo
Re: Pike/ bass fishing in a lake.

If you already have a 7 wt, that will be sufficient for throwing a big enough streamer for the size of pike you're likely to encounter. using synthetic fibers will help keep the weight down as they...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 06-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By quijibo
Re: Managed a few nice still-water 'bows!

I would have to agree that you got a few nice ones.
Well done.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-23-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By quijibo
Re: First time luck with pike

Congrats on the pike.
I hooked into a few this past weekend too.
Canada is a big place, where did you go?
Forum: Fly Lines 06-19-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By quijibo
Re: Carp Line

And you thought the reason the carp spooked is because of your shadow.
It's because they were offended that people spend all this money on fancy trout and bass lines, but "whatever" works for carp....
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By quijibo
Re: Is this a good kit for a newbie ?

I recently bought a similar kit (I'm also from Canada). I got the Amundson top mountain kit (Top Fly rod with diablo cartridge reel, line etc) got it from a large retailer that rhymes with 'ostco'.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 926
Posted By quijibo
Re: GoPro Advice Needed !!!

thanks for the tip troutma99.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-09-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By quijibo
Re: Hard lesson learned

A pack of these doesn't take up much space in the pack/bag for those early/late season outings. It's tough to make cold hands do something sometimes whether it's open a zipper, tie knots, or try to...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-04-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By quijibo
Re: My latest trophy

I think we should turn this into a sticky for our "Biggest Trophy" thread.
This one was so big the camera couldn't focus on it correctly.

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/zzz.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By quijibo
Re: Galvan reels do indeed bounce!

That's an impressive bounce.

A staple item in my bag when I go canoeing/fishing is a snorkel and mask.

I've found a few items in the water around popular campsites. My favorite find was a lawn...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-01-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By quijibo
Re: A Fun (and Harrowing) Day On The Water

Thanks for the Smile.
I can assure you that you're not the only one that casts horribly.
I tried casting in my back yard the other night to try to improve.
turns out I need a bigger yard....
in...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By quijibo
Re: Micro Fishing

This is the closest I've come to 'micro-fishing'
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Rf2zEM4ZUs4DRq01kvjlIgdqsuLpPeRoIMRe15toZk4=w483-h643-no

He must have been hungry.
size 6 or 8 muddler minnow...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 06-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,695
Posted By quijibo
Re: June 2015 Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Sight fishing is for amateurs. Blind fishing (or telekinetic) where you have to sense the fish is what true fly fisherman practice.
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By quijibo
Re: Total species

Nice lists.

My life fly list that I remember is:
Smallmouth Bass
Northern Pike
Yellow Perch
Walleye
Freshwater Drum
Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,162
Posted By quijibo
Re: What Price... Honor?

All I have to say is... Wow.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-28-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 282,288
Posted By quijibo
Re: What have you been tying today?

Some kind of a fishy looking thing.
Hope it will catch some ugly catfish.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/28/2a19896ef9272a8f8cd8725492e938fd.jpg
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-26-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By quijibo
Re: The Brookie of the Bass family

Some nice looking fish! looks like a great day.
Congrats.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,481
Posted By quijibo
Re: free material - chadwicks 477 substitute

Lol. That's what I figured.
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