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Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By rockriver
Re: Montana canvas tent and frame

That tent would make a heck of a camp for Northern deer hunting for a group.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 82
Posted By rockriver
Ferrule tapeing

I did a search and can't find much on this. Is there any reason to tape a ferrule on a 2 handed rod?
Forum: Eastern Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By rockriver
Re: Headin to Lake of the Woods

That brings back a lot of memories from the 1970's. A close friend that was a Canadian and I was up there looking over the Aulneau Peninsula for a possible Moose hunt that never came about. ...
Forum: Other Gear Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By rockriver
Re: net building: extra strengthening

I've cut several dozens strips of different woods with the intent to build some nets. I haven't got to steaming it and bending it but hopefully some time soon. I cut the strips longs enough to form...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By rockriver
Re: May have lost a book tonight

After losing 2 first edition books that were published in the 1930's, I will never loan a book to anyone again. If by chance you have an excellent condition first edition of either Call it Sleep, or...
Forum: Other Gear 08-25-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By rockriver
Re: need some good glasses

What's wrong with the Oakley's?
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By rockriver
Re: Porcupine Mountains

And good music to go with the pasty. Porcupine Mountains Music Festival offers eclectic mix of sounds and scenery Aug. 28-30 (
Forum: Northeast 08-23-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By rockriver
Re: Recent Maine trout trip

I'd love to get back up to around the Caribou and Madawaska and fish the backcountry beaver ponds. It's been a long time.
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By rockriver
Re: "Deliverance", without the sex

Nice looking canoe. I can't tell from the picture if it's planks over the ribs or glass. If it's wood and canvas, don't do any class 3 rapids or higher. I love my Old Town Guide 18 wood and...
Forum: Other Gear 08-23-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By rockriver
Re: Patagonia waders

After looking at these and talking to a couple of Steelheaders that bait and spin fish that use them, I couldn't resist them any longer. I picked up a pair of the Rio Gallegos zip front for fall,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By rockriver
Re: Trip west

It was very nice of you to offer and I meant no harm. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By rockriver
Re: Trip west

Many trips to Telluride in the 70's and early 80's. My ex-brother in law lived there. I lived in Denver in the 60s and traveled all over the state.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By rockriver
Re: Catching Some;

Nice fish. Enjoy the soon to be fall Ard. We actually have some haze in this area from all the fires.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-22-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,930
Posted By rockriver
Re: Orvis Recon or TFO BVK

Orvis Recon would be my choice.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By rockriver
Re: Trip west

I've been out there before in the 80's and 90's during major fires. I'll pass since the last time a motel room was just about impossible to find and the big gov. fire bosses snagged just about...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By rockriver
Re: Trip west

I have a bear tag and archery deer season opens Oct. 1 here.
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By rockriver
Trip west

I was planning a trip out West for a month or so taking off tomorrow. The trip is not going to happen. High temps, low water conditions, and forest fires are the reason. I know things can change;...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 337
Posted By rockriver
Re: First time targeting wild brook trout

It's the best fishing there is. The harder the stream is getting to, the better the fishing gets.
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,160
Posted By rockriver
Re: New marketing ploy from Korkers

My Korkers with the interchangeable sole works great.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-19-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By rockriver
Re: 8 weight Rod Suggestions

Motive Series - Saltwater Fly Rods | Sage Fly Fishing (
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-18-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,717
Posted By rockriver
Re: YNP.....Safe Solo Hiking?

Of course you can. Pepper flavor always enhances the flavor.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By rockriver
Re: Knot Basics

When I want to learn a new knot, I always practice it using parachute cord. It's a lot easier with larger line.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By rockriver
Re: Radian, what line works best for you ???

I use the Rio Salmon/Steelhead on my 10ft. 7wt. Radian.
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By rockriver
Re: Required to fence or post private property?

Fence or post in Michigan. That seems fair to me. A couple of years ago there was about 2 miles posted along a backcountry 2 track here. It just never seemed right to me looking at maps, and when...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By rockriver
Re: Too old now to be on a fire line.

I feel for everyone out there. It was 92 here yesterday and I hated it. High today was about midnight last night, 78. It's 67 now and that's more like it for the U.P. Take care Fred. The...
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