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Forum: Eastern 09-21-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By king joe
St. Clair River/Canadian side update

Oops, this is for Friday Sept 19...I originally posted it originally in Mid US. ...HAH

The Readers Digest version goes like this:

Damn, north wind blew river up.

WOoo...there's a salmon...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 09-20-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By king joe
St. Clair River/Canadian side update

The Readers Digest version goes like this:

Damn, north wind blew river up.

WOoo...there's a salmon jump.

Fish on....****

Fish on....****
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-20-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 193,980
Posted By king joe
Re: What have you been tying today?

THATWAS AN AWESOME RESPONSE....and my HAH of the day award winner.

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Other Gear 09-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,326
Posted By king joe
Re: Who still uses a vest?

I've been a vest man for ever now....but, I liked (note the past tense) the look of the various shoulder packs and the like from Joseph.

SO, I bought a shoulder sling pack thinking that would be...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-05-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By king joe
Re: New Zealand

There was a member here under the handle of "fisherlinz" who lives in New Zealand. I had the pleasure of taking him out for an evening of mooneye fishing when he was here in Ontario/canada a year or...
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-05-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By king joe
Re: The Angler Fish ... we're not the only ones who fly fish.

So, archerr fish not so much fishing as 'archer-ing' (its a new word...hah).

That, Angler Fish...lure prey into very close range with a luminescent light hanging from an specialized organ off its...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By king joe
Re: Well that didn't take long...

Whoa...the OTHER downside...that is one dog-butt ugly rod there. Just sayin', is all.

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-02-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By king joe
Re: Look at the Pig my wife caught on the Eagle

I don't know...unless you have caught big fish that day also, some may call this the personification of HELL! HAH.

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By king joe
Re: Applying finish on factory label?

Yeah, I hear ya.

I am ready for this to be a 'short term' investment BUT I am gonna try a few things I have read about to prolong the life as well.

Those being:

- dropping clean BB's into...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-28-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By king joe
Re: Applying finish on factory label?

So...I did some follow up digging into this and the concensus including words from the product company is that U40 will cover `it all' including an untreated factory label with great success.
...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-27-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By king joe
Re: War of 1812. Another interesting read.

Hey Duker

I tried hard not to respond to this...but Duker triggered this response...HAH.

Being (you, Duker) in the NWT, I can sort-of understand a bit of the vague recollection of Canadian...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By king joe
Re: Applying finish on factory label?

That (above) is consistent with what I have read also.

So, you are saying I don't need to use colour presever on the label AND I can/should do the label with the U40 Permagloss, correct?

Thanks...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By king joe
Applying finish on factory label?

So, I am in the finishing stages of my first build. A Rainshadow RX7 9' 5wt (emerald green....love it!).

It took me over a year...and I'd like to say it took that long because I am that...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 193,980
Posted By king joe
Re: What have you been tying today?

"worms and eggs"...sounds like a great breakfast.

From humble beginnings come severe addictions, my friend. Soon, you'll be stopping by roadkill pulling tufts of fur or feathers from rotting...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 08-21-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By king joe
Re: Salmonia-- The "Orphaned" Flies...

PM sent

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,162
Posted By king joe
Re: Best fighting fish?!

Dude....Too funny...THAT is what you took home from the message? I'd say...Missed the point....but whatever. Don't carry a scale but do sometimes put a fish to the tape. Length-girth relationships...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-20-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By king joe
Re: Eastern Sunset

I hate you! HAH

Beauty...its a beauty!

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By king joe
Re: Great Lakes salmon patterns?

Hey
I'm across from you on the Canada side....and its almost time here for the runs to start.

A great book, I found, to use as a resource, is Great Lakes Steelhead, Salmon and Trout by Karl...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,162
Posted By king joe
Re: Best fighting fish?!

Likely I`m over thinking this BUT....

I`m looking at the variety of fish I`ve had the pleasure of doing battle with...and in so many ways, there is no `better than...' in the discussion. There is...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-18-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By king joe
Re: Jungle Don

Mother "BEEP"er that's a sweet looking fly!!! (sorry, a fly that pretty deserved a strong response...hah).

I have to be honest here....I'm getting torn 2 ways. FIRST, I think I'm forming a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-18-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By king joe
Re: My exciting trip to the Dean River

Seeing those pics brought back huge memories. Its been FOREVER ago that I fished the Dean though then, I was a metal chucker.

Awesome pics....awesome fish.

King Joe Outa Here!
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 08-06-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,229
Posted By king joe
Re: August Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Teaching the Grandson to climb trees: You`re doing it wrong!

King Joe, Outa Here!
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By king joe
Re: Hip Waders Stink

You could try...filling with water and laudrey soap solution....let em sit for a bit.

Regarding 'filling them with capelin'.....I have a real life story.

Years ago doing some fish inventory...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By king joe
Re: Rods you regret NOT buying

Every time I walk into a fly shop...there are tons of rods I regret not buying. Similarly, at the beach....there are tons of 'skirts' I regret not chasing...but in both cases, my wife would kill...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By king joe
Re: Working nights has its perks.....

In a similar line, when younger, I ran a Ski Shop (downhill). Predominately, if not doing lessons...after all the rentals were done...I had tons of time to sit and tie flies.

Recently, on many of...
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