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Forum: Flies Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By len s
Re: What fly to use in a random river?

The great forum sage Silver has given the definitive answer. I would only add sit and observe before you tie on anything. The answer may land on your knee or float by your feet.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,089
Posted By len s
Re: December Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

This here is a 50 weight. No Alvin we can't get a dead drift. Look out there this is a lake. There is no drift.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By len s
Re: fly line stretching

I use the roof rack on my taho. The first time out I do the whole line, after that only the first fifty feet.
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By len s
Re: Anyone fishing on Turkey Day?

I am going to go out and sit on wood and look at sky. Some people call it waterfowling.


Len
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By len s
35 mm film canisters alternatives?

There are a lot of threads that mention 35mm film canisters for holding various things. With digital photography these things are getting scarce. Any ideas for replacements? I have tried drugstore...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,183
Posted By len s
Re: A Prayer, A Good Thought & Some Patience...

Thoughts and prayers with you.

Len
Forum: Share Patterns 10-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,231
Posted By len s
Re: Tying Schollmeyer's Parasol Emerger

Have you tried these on shallow riffles?
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 814
Posted By len s
Re: The Catch & Release Report on Hairwing530...

I am kind of late to the part,so to speak, I am glad to hear that you keep winning the battles for your health.

Len S
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By len s
Re: Limestone creeks and weeds

Unfortunately the transmission in my 97 tahoe decided to go to the great highway in the sky. So to the tune of 1360.00 they rebuilt my trans and put in a new flywheel. The bad part is it took two...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By len s
Re: Limestone creeks and weeds

I thank you all for the advice. I am going to try to put the suggestions to work on Tuesday, within my limited skill no talent level, will report back Tuesday evening.
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By len s
Limestone creeks and weeds

I am still learning, I know that will never end, I was fishing a small creek in southern WI and it had a lot of weeds. My question. How do trout relate to weeds? Do they sit in them, sit down...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-09-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By len s
Re: Where do the crappie go?

When I go to MN in July we find the crappie early and late. Usually about a cast from exposed bull rushes or right on the submerged weedline. In the evening, as it gets darker, they move up the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By len s
Re: skunked real bad need help

I just got back from northern Minnesota, my son spent all year saying how he caught more fish than anyone else, he did:(. This year my nephew kept a fish tally. In two weeks we caught, not kept,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,608
Posted By len s
Re: Wood flybox contest Give-away!

3.03 oz beautiful box, my wife would steal it for her rings
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 07-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,612
Posted By len s
Re: July Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

We would rather look like a monkey and a jackass than let our boss know we went fishing without him.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 06-01-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,128
Posted By len s
Re: June Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

I set my alarm for a quarter to HATCH
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By len s
Re: Intro slash stupid question

I am a novice, I picked up the TFO pro II at Bass Pro with their reel. The guide I use in the driftless area says he loves it. I do not really know enough to know the difference. Here are a few...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By len s
Re: Very small hooks

Silver, your wealth of knowledge never fails to amaze me. When are you writing a book and when it is finished you can put me down for a autographed copy.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By len s
Re: The miracle cure (how to improve your fly fishing skills by 300% in three hours)

I used to have the opinion that guides were too expensive. For some things I still go without, walleye fishing in the same lake since I was 10 no guide. Listening to The Orvis podcast Tom...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By len s
Two biggest lies a man tells his wife!

After yet another visit from the little brown truck:

I am tying my own flies, it will save us money.

I am reloading, it will save us money.
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By len s
Re: First time using flyfishing guide

I hate to resurrect an old thread but since I have now actually used a guide I thought I would throw my.02 in. I fished in the Driftless with my son and the guide was Pete. Not only is he "good...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By len s
Re: Nymphing question, indicator no indicator and depth control.

My thanks to all of you. There is a lot to learn. To think I used to think backtrolling, while keeping a eye on the locator, other boats, the lines in the water, drift off of trolling path, and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By len s
Nymphing question, indicator no indicator and depth control.

I know that indicators are great for not only the visual cues to a take but for depth control, you use it as a suspension device. When I fish conventional for crappies and walleyes we sometimes use...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By len s
Re: Trip to the Driftless

Thank you all. Planning to go back up in early june with my son. Maybe a day trip for me to try out some near Madison because it is closer. I cant wait till next year when my son can help out with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By len s
Re: Question on Handheld GPS Units

Smart phone gps apps kill the battery faster than a steady job and marriage kill fishing and hunting time and budget. I also have the Garmin 62s. It is waterproof, shock proof, I have dropped in in...
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