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Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 802
Posted By rickf
Re: Float tube--convince me.

There is nothing better than fishing with a fly rod in a warm water lake sitting in a float tube!

http://i556.photobucket.com/albums/ss5/raf99_2009/DSCN0969_zps4dcbbad3.jpg
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-29-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By rickf
Re: Caught a Little One, Today

Nice bass!

Are you the lead singer of REM?
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 03-24-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,667
Posted By rickf
Re: Anybody here use a float tube and cannot swim?

All the inflatable vests are "automatic" now. Look for a sale, they are just as cheap as the pull cord ones.

I love Float Tube fishing! Perfect control (a Kayak you have to keep paddling or put...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By rickf
Re: Goofy Weather This Spring

I agree, I live just south of you.

But don't say it has anything to do with all the **** in the air or in the water, or the overpopulation and over building ........ or the Oil paid fake...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-21-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By rickf
Re: If you like a glass of wine be careful what you choose.

I'm a Wine drinker! Sometimes Beer when I spin fish, but always a fine chilled red wine when I fly fish or tie flies!

I've tried them all, and I like a good Port Wine the best.
...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-20-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,391
Posted By rickf
Re: "An open letter to America's anglers"

After reading your post, I had to go back and actually read the entire letter! It's spot on!

You, Poke Em, are "poorly written" ! LOL
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By rickf
First day of Spring?

And we are getting another 4" of snow here in central PA! A killer cold winter.

I'm so ready for Spring! With this "cabin fever" I feel like the guy in the snow in this vid running away from the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,833
Posted By rickf
Re: Who are you ?

No, I'm pretty sure that pic is the outfall sewer lake near Mexico City? You can't see the sewage floating on top because of the angle of the pic?

My second guess would be the outfall pond in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,696
Posted By rickf
Re: What is your favorite Brand and model fly Rod?

My "favorite" fly rod by far is a Orvis Helios 8'4" 4 piece 3 wt "mid flex"

I love to catch stream trout and lake bluegills the best. This 3 wt is just perfect. It's been my "go to" rod for three...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-07-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By rickf
Re: First catfish on flyrod.

Catfish are a Wonderful thrill with a fly rod! I love to wade the Susquehanna at twilight and a fly rod with a black woolybugger.

The smallmouth have decreased a bit in the river, but the Channel...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By rickf
Re: Convertible waders worth it?

Brandon,

That is the best thing about Orvis, they have the biggest size selection! I'm 6'4" and like a perfect chest wader fit, and Orvis always has the best fit for me (I'm also very fashion...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,534
Posted By rickf
Re: Have you ever put a worm on your fly ?

LOL! Walton mostly used live worms in his fishing trips! He would catch a lot more with live bait!

"I don't envy those with more wealth or fame than I, I only envy those who catch more fish!"
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,534
Posted By rickf
Re: Have you ever put a worm on your fly ?

I love to fly fish, and I tie some killer flies. But I always have a small jar of Gulp Alive "Fish Fry" or "Minnows" in my fishing vest! I tie a small wet fly hook with a tungsten bead head and a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By rickf
Re: Convertible waders worth it?

I've used the "convertible" chest waders, from Orvis, for a couple years now.

The convertible's are so easy to put on and take off. But the biggest advantage is the "no more stinkin' stitching"...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,540
Posted By rickf
Re: How Are You Combating Cabin Fever??

More snow tomorrow, another 6" in PA.

I've been crying .......... 96 Tears!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzKf18E1nsc
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,540
Posted By rickf
Re: How Are You Combating Cabin Fever??

Record cold again here in PA, everything is frozen, but I have a daughter that lives in Long Beach California? I just might move there and stay there? I miss the Palm Trees and all the Hummin' birds!...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 931
Posted By rickf
Re: Oh ****...this sucks, but not really

Same here, Ard! Late at night and after a couple glasses of fine chilled red Port Wine, is when I purchase all my fly fishing stuff!

Actually, I visit Fly Shops often, even Orvis Dealers, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By rickf
Re: An Heartfelt Apology Issued...

I agree, but

"We all livin' in America"
"CocaCola and WonderBra"
"sometimes War"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fw9F0lhC09E
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By rickf
Re: An Heartfelt Apology Issued...

Labguy,

I'm a strong believer in God! I just don't believe in organized religion anymore? Most folks feel that way now? I just have to watch and "laugh" at those TV preachers always begging for...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By rickf
Re: An Heartfelt Apology Issued...

How very true! LOL I went through one marriage (it was fine for 15 years, then it became terrible).

America is >50% divorce rate now? In most advanced "better standard of living" countries, people...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By rickf
Near 50 this Sunday in PA!

"Nothing lasts forever, even Cold November Rain?"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SbUC-UaAxE&list=RDmC57rpO8ChA&index=8

Near 50 this Sunday in beautiful PA, I'll be in the world famous Yellow...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By rickf
Re: You were right

yikes,

No, I don't. But the scientists know that this will be a major problem in the future?

- way too many people on the earth now! and >9 billion pretty soon.

- we are past "peak" oil,...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By rickf
Re: You were right

You are welcome!

Keep up your thoughts, prayers and rain dances for our region!

Water was made only once on our planet! We drink the very same water the dinosaurs did! It gets re-used every...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,020
Posted By rickf
Re: The Economics of FF Retail

LOL! Almost all the Fly Shops have closed up here in PA. All overpriced old stuff that people just won't buy anymore.

Wait for a sale on Orvis or Cabelas online, or better yet checkout Walmart dot...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 683
Posted By rickf
Re: Fishing and Football

I agree! that was the most stupid play call ever!

But, I'm glad the Pats won. Brady won that truck for MVP. I liked that.

How 'bout the fight at the end of the game? Pro football seems to be...
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