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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-28-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By rickf
Re: Canada Fly In Trip

Wow! the smile on your friend says it all!
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By rickf
Re: First guiding trip sunday!

I would love to help you! A full day trip, and I could give you some "pointers"?

The only switch is: rather than I pay you for the trip, you could pay me say $500 and you don't even have to give...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,971
Posted By rickf
Re: The Night Owl Fishing Thread;

I live like a Vampire! Retired now and single again. I stay up until 4 am and wake up at lunchtime. The most wonderful life! I could wake up early, but this life is so much better.

I used to post...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 04-22-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
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: 919
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: 53
Views: 3,700
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: 345
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: 803
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: 2,135
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: 218
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: The Lodge Den 03-12-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,954
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: 5,382
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: 1,180
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: Fly Fishing How To's 03-03-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,293
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: 3,872
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: 3,872
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: Fly Fishing How To's 02-24-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,293
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: 3,708
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: 3,708
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: 1,267
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: 2,286
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: 2,286
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: 2,286
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: 437
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: 629
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,...
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