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Forum: Central 05-20-2011, 07:40 PM
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Posted By tanglefoot
Re: Some "Non-Fly" Manitoba Trophies

Well spring at last..... An overnighter to stoney creek to trial run a "new" camper and test a new fly rod...... Voila!!! a limit of Brookies from 12 to 14 inches before noon....
gotta love it.......
Forum: Central 05-04-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: Some "Non-Fly" Manitoba Trophies

Well lets see, my phone number says Douglas, my mailing address says Brandon, but I am 3 miles from CFB Shilo.....LOL close enough??
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-02-2011, 08:56 AM
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Posted By tanglefoot
Re: new one word

Station >>>>>> break
Forum: Central 05-02-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By tanglefoot
Some "Non-Fly" Manitoba Trophies

:eek:I just had to post some pics here. These are 3 of my 7 Manitoba Master Angler fish -
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/555/40_inch_jack.jpg
They were not taken on flies, but I...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-30-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By tanglefoot
13 foot crappie rod for flies?

I recently bought a 13 foot crappie rod for $5. It has just one eye, at the tip, and a couple of brass things to wind line around there is no reel mount.
I am wondering what this would be like as...
Forum: Flies 04-26-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By tanglefoot
dressmakers or embroidery silk thread??

How does the above threads compare to fly tying silk????
I have no fly suppliers within 100 miles, I need to make do with what I can find-----Road kill pheasant, grouse etc provide some nice...
Forum: Central 04-24-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By tanglefoot
out of sheer boredom

Waiting for snow to melt, floods to subside, seasons to open, waiting waiting. . . si in desperation I decided to tie some flies using non-fly materials.
I tried to post some pictures but for some...
Forum: Other Gear 04-22-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: life jackets

yes freebies are always nice! Just got another one----- We decided the 37 ft trailer was just to big for overnighters or short fishing trips and decided a slide-in camper on the truck would be great...
Forum: Other Gear 04-21-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By tanglefoot
life jackets

Picture this!
There I was, out in the Mojave Desert in Arizona, camping with my RV in a dry wash when a guy walks up and hands me a life jacket----????

"If you want it you can have it" he...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-21-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,868
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: Pickerel Magnet

Ok thats what I thought. I do have a nice northern pike (locally called jackfish) hanging on my wall. It is 40" long taken on light spinning gear, 6 lb. line and a very small flatfish in the Nelson...
Forum: Central 04-21-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By tanglefoot
Fishing in Flood Waters

Okay, here on the prairies the rivers are normally muddy, it is a fact of life!
But has anyone ever thrown a fly into a river that has crested above flood stage??? AND CAUGHT SOMETHING...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-21-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: Anyone tie made up "Scraps" flies?

>>>>I quite often use up scraps to "invent" a different look - but then I am a Newbie just learning to tie and do not yet have the skills to make "perfect" copies of published patterns..... When...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-21-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,868
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: Pickerel Magnet

Thats a pickerel?????
Here on the Canadian Prairies we would call that a pike, the coloring is a bit different but the shape, fins, and teeth looks like a Northern Pike.
What is called...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: are float tubes worth it??

Well thanks guys, those comments are pretty much what I expected, but the float tube ads seemed to good too be true. For the heavy fish and/or big water I have a 1974 Silverline Antigua 18T with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By tanglefoot
are float tubes worth it??

I have been debating buying a float tube to fly fish some remote waters. These are cold lakes. Can anyone tell me of their experiences, successes,
pros and cons of tube fishing...
Thanks
Forum: Central 04-15-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By tanglefoot
Re: Manitoba countdown

West side??? as in lake of the prairies? Duck Mtns?
that covers a lot of ground, ever fished stoney creek?
what is your best guess for walleye?
I dont think fishing will be good during this...
Forum: Central 04-13-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By tanglefoot
This is manitoba - High Water Country

:army: With flood levels reaching record depths, has anyone ever fished a fly in flood waters???:wavetowel
But seriously, can anyone tell me any thiing about Stoney Creek, I know it was good 50...
Forum: Central 04-11-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By tanglefoot
Manitoba countdown

Ok guys first post, newbie tyer, fly throwin on and off for 40 years.
Still snow in my yard, ice on the river, but researching a couple of spots for southern trout. My "secret" spot is at the...
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