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Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By ssmith
Re: mosquito repellent....

I use the little OFF fan contraption for my dog when we are out and the bugs are bad. He seems to be cool with the sound and it clips right on to his collar well. Now I also use frontline for ticks...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-03-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,190
Posted By ssmith
Re: Fly Fishing Film Tour...Chicago show!

Thanks for the great show, bring it back next year!
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,760
Posted By ssmith
Re: Rate Your Customer Service Experience With any Company

AVG does a good job for free and Norton isn't bad either. Depending on your ISP you should get Norton for free. Comcast offers it free with part of their service package. If you have Comcast pm me...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By ssmith
Re: Your most insane fishing trip

Spin fishing lake Michigan off the pier in waukegan for salmon I think holds my most insane experience at the moment. The salmon were in the harbor for some reason, probably for the smelt run that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,845
Posted By ssmith
Re: River flow gages for all the United States.

Awesome site, thanks! The iphone and android phones can download an app from orvis that also has river reports by state that aren't bad and a knot glossory that is also helpful on the water
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,760
Posted By ssmith
Re: Rate Your Customer Service Experience With any Company

LL Bean 10+
Orvis 10
Bass Pro 8.5~9
Cabelas 8~8.5
SA 10

I usually don't need customer service, but when I do I like good customer service. LL Bean talked to me on the phone about different...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,021
Posted By ssmith
Re: What Is The Purpose of any Fly Fishing Forum?

Kelly, I have enjoyed just about everything that I have seen you post. I have no problem with fish porn, well other than being green and that the girlfriend likes to make fun of me for it. I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By ssmith
Re: totally confused

Not a bad idea, I'll post a pic of it here in the next day or two as I'm not anywhere near home till tomorrow
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By ssmith
Re: Gratuities for Guides

As for tipping, I am usually a very good tipper at resturants, tattoo studios, and bars I go too. I have found that with tipping well I earn a little bit of additional service when I'm there...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-16-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,256
Posted By ssmith
Re: Fishing Terminology

oak tree = often the ban of the fly fishermans existence
oakfish = usually more then 20' long and hard to land, never fits in the **** net
Hank = my muskrat friend that laughs at me while out...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-14-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19,405
Views: 305,407
Posted By ssmith
Re: new one word

ant >>>> chocolate
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,798
Posted By ssmith
Re: Punching through the wind

There are a lot of differing opinions on the subject, but my .02 is I just kept tight loops and double hauled when I was face with bad adverse wind. Combining that with moving to a better location...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-13-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,122
Posted By ssmith
Re: Is your dog

Very sorry Neil
Sometimes owning a dog is just too hard like that.
My deepest condolences
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,186
Posted By ssmith
Re: Keeping A Secret

Rip, I just today had a similar experience with a so called friend. He's not guiding but he is taking everyone he knows to a spot I showed him. Now he was there today, a spot for bass that only a few...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By ssmith
Re: totally confused

Thanks everyone for the into, I'm looking more into silver fish now. That also makes sense since I haven't been in water for a week and the dog brought a log from the backyard in to chew on.
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By ssmith
totally confused

http://i1128.photobucket.com/albums/m483/ssmith047/2011-04-11_10-00-24_756.jpg

Why is there a mayfly nymph in my bathroom shower? No lie, I got up this morning and before my triple s, I found this...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-08-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19,405
Views: 305,407
Posted By ssmith
Re: new one word

cubs >>>> fail

(sorry south side pride)
Forum: Forum Polls 04-08-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,863
Posted By ssmith
Re: What do you consider a "caught" fish?

Fish in hand for me, I always say I got 9 of 14 (last trip to a pond) meaning I landed 9 but hooked up on 14. If he escapes my clutches then he gets to laugh at me and I think he deserves that right...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,254
Posted By ssmith
Re: Release your trout gently

nope, beat up wing tips... Saved them anyhow, keep sake for the worst day of fishing ever.
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,186
Posted By ssmith
Re: Keeping A Secret

Quote is in the signature, but as far as technique I will share with anyone who wants to ask, if your fishing by me I have no problem with helping in hopes I will get the same one day. Now as for...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By ssmith
How many people do you prefer

So I was thinking about this on Tuesday while at the confidence building pond(spring steelies have been at war with my success rate), I usually tend to fish alone... Most of my outings tend to be by...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,254
Posted By ssmith
Re: Release your trout gently

I dunno if I'm going to need a shotgun for bird season, on a rough day of fishing not more then a month ago I hooked a canadian goose on a back cast by mistake. He just flew into the black bugger...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,314
Posted By ssmith
Re: Medium priced reel ($200-$300)

Never fishes for Bonefish, but I have chased steelhead here in the Great Lakes with a BK Large Arbor IV with no problems. I do know that Orvis in Chicago and another fly shop in the area said that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,254
Posted By ssmith
Re: Release your trout gently

YES, ABSOLUTELY! He's so amazing fish leap to his net, then release themselves.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,697
Posted By ssmith
Re: tool/thread holder

They are epic(even for a packer fan)! My tool holder is the desk all my mess of maribu, duck/turkey/pheasant/goose/peacock feathers, thread,and dubbing sits on... I may have to get creative on the...
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