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Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. Today, 01:16 PM
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Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond... Photo's (pic heavy)

It was a great trip indeed. Regarding the lower Brule skunking, it's all good, though I do wish I had felt soles. Those rocks are just waiting to kill you. It is definitely no country for old, fat...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 450
Posted By jgentile
Re: The Catch & Release Report on Hairwing530...

Jerry,

Gotta admit that the initial report was cause for concern. I also have to admit that your narrative of the events made me outright laugh!

Glad you are feeling better and were able to...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 09-26-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By jgentile
Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond... Photo's (pic heavy)

Ready to roll...

http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b489/jgentile3/18_zps427496f2.jpg (http://s1288.photobucket.com/user/jgentile3/media/18_zps427496f2.jpg.html)

"Is this Heaven?" "No, it's...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

No trout on the lower Brule. Plenty of dinks on the upper Brule though. Andy did get into one Steelhead yesterday morning albeit on a spin rig. Next year perhaps.

Pics forthcoming on a new...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

Day 3. Out the door waders on. Hit the Brule with our guide at 0630. Deep drifting double nymph rigs through hole after hole. Run after run. We covered so much ground and water over hills, through...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

Day2 PT. 1. Hit the Kickapoo early. Tight line nymphing a weighted tungsten hot spot 12 scud with a 20 PT nymph got into some nice brown action on the PT and brookie action on the scud. Kickapoo...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

Timber Coulee tomorrow for sure. If ur on and don't mind share an access point.
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

Day 1. Hit The Driftless Angler around 0730. Picked up a few dry flies and a map. Kickapoo craziness. The brownies are also showing splendid fall colors.

Lunch of leftover pizza and a cold...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Re: Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

Day .5.... Rolled into Viroqua at 1645. Fly shop closed so I called a buddy back home who has been here before. He pointed us to a sliver of water 10 minutes outside of town. Got into some native...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By jgentile
Into the heart of the Driftless and beyond...

Andy and I are headed out in the AM tomorrow. Flies are tied. Gear is checked and re-checked. Bags are packed and $$$ in hand.

I should have relatively decent internet access so I will report...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By jgentile
Re: Hello from CoMo

Welcome to the forums! West STL County here. There's at least one other member here from CoMo.

I fish the Current quite a bit once summer's over. If you like Montauk, you will really like the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By jgentile
Re: First morning in Michigan.

Sorry to hear that Mike. :(

I am headed up to the Driftless this coming Sunday for a few days and then up to the Brule to hopefully get into a Steelhead. Here's hoping the fish are a little more...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By jgentile
Re: Plan B: Goldens in the Bighorns

Incredible! The coloring on those fish... Absolutely amazing. Looks like a great trip with pops!!!!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-13-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 795
Posted By jgentile
Re: First morning in Michigan.

Mike,

Are you on the upper pen? Which tribs are you fishing, Superior or Mich?
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By jgentile
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize is out, Driftless is in - any local advice?

I wrote Damian last night. He is hooking us up with Tim Pearson. Anyone here fish with Tim?
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By jgentile
Re: American Journey

Andy,

You have quite the conundrum there mate! New Orleans is great and you could also get in the opportunity to fly fish for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Largemouth Bass, Drum all on an inshore trip...
Forum: Other Gear 09-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By jgentile
Re: Growing Pains: Haunted by GAS

GAS = Gear Acquisition Syndrome

As far as tying... If you are in this for the long haul then yes it is ultimately cheaper as the mats you purchase for one patterns will ultimately be used in...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize is out, Driftless is in - any local advice?

Sounds fine to me. I do not like cake, but am a sucker for a good pie! As a general rule of thumb if the river is running at a "normal" fishable flow how deep will the drifts be?


I will most...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize is out, Driftless is in - any local advice?

Thank you. We will definitely be DIY for the driftless portion. Mat is all booked up and that's cool. We are both fishy enough and can read streams. We will patronize the shop, buy a few...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 701
Posted By jgentile
Re: An Afternoon of Dry Fly Fishing the Green (Day 2 added)

Looks like a couple of great days out there Larry!
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize is out, Driftless is in - any local advice?

So I spoke to Andy and he is in with giving the steelhead a go. After just a little research I noticed that we have two options:

Tributaries of Lake MI
Tributaries of Lake Superior

Is there...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize is out, Driftless is in - any local advice?

Diamond, Thanks for your input :D



The apt. is booked but Mat suggested the Vernon Inn just up or down the road. At $74.00 per night it is already booked and will be home while we are there. ...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-09-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize is out, Driftless is in - any local advice?

Itchy... damn fine idea sir!!! This sounds like an opportunity. After all I do have that 9wt lying around. Perhaps we will sh!# can the guide in the driftless and hire one for the chance to get...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-08-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By jgentile
Re: Mud hole....and immigration...

That is a nice pic indeed! Nice little chunker there.
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