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Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,294
Posted By canine
Re: What's the strangest thing you've seen while out fishing?

On two different days, I had a squirrel fall into the water 10 yards from me. There used to be 2 trees that leaned towards each other from opposite sides of the river, and I guess they used them to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,220
Posted By canine
Re: Wading boots?

When my felts wore out last fall, I figured I might as well make the switch to vibram. I went with the simms freestones, and have was impressed. I don't remember which cleat i put in (it was one of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By canine
Re: mother nature's sense of humor

Mother nature seems to be on the onry side this spring. I was on vacation last week. packed up my gear for a week of fishing, really wanting to try out my new 5wt nymph line. Get down to my cabin...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,447
Posted By canine
Re: site has gone to the dog

+1. (or plus one) to make the message long enough
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,278
Posted By canine
Re: Fly box follies

I am very thankful that this wasn't me. A couple of my buddies were fishing a popular access. They finished, walked out, and used the picnic table near their van to get out of their gear and get...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,372
Posted By canine
Re: Funny Encounters On the Stream

one day my dad and I were fishing together. We were at an L-shaped bend in the creek. Dad was sitting at the bottom of the L, facing up stream (the river turned and went to his right) He was...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,069
Posted By canine
Re: To tie or not to tie?; the Single Malt Scotch question

Ausable, there isn't enough room to begin to discuss what to drink, and personal preferences. I used to be a jack and coke or crown and 7 person (when I drank a whiskey) But I also just used to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,069
Posted By canine
Re: To tie or not to tie?; the Single Malt Scotch question

My whiskey cabinet currently consists of:
A bottle of Lagavulin (for hearty meals and cigars)
A Laphraoig (for cuts of meat that aren't quite up to needing the 'vulin or I am just hankerin for...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By canine
Re: orvis battenkill mid arbor?

I was just in my flyshop looking for an extra spool for my mid arbor. found out that I couldn't get one, it was discontinued, new model coming out. guess they shaved a couple ounces off of the new...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By canine
Re: Iowa Cicada

is that a recent find. I haven't seen any since august. we had a pretty good year for cicadas this summer. I don't know how well this will convert from raw, i tried cropping it some (it is a...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 10-25-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By canine
Re: Below Roaring River

puh-leeeeze...QUIT DRINKING THE OKTOBERFEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (I'm starting to have trouble finding it in some of the stores around here) :D Oh and nice report.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By canine
Re: Fly fishing thoughts on a Saturday night ....

My Sat nite consisted of sneaking out of a 6 or 7 yr olds B-day party early. Went home and poured a Bob's 47 (Boulevard brewing in KC) into an ice cold glass. Followed that with a "man's" dram of...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 09-02-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,034
Posted By canine
Re: river/creek trout near West St. Louis?..Help, please

lancer is right, Meramec is the closest thing. you can walk down out of the park to fish, and there is a place or 2 to access the river down below. I prefer Montauk S.P. on the Current more, but...
Forum: Other Gear 06-20-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,597
Posted By canine
Re: Best Waders: Simms Vs. Orvis

I haven't used Orvis waders, so I can't comment on them, but i love my Simms G3's. I found mine for about $100 off at a closeout. I had previously gone thru 2 pairs of Cabelas guide waders in 3...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-22-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By canine
Re: Getting back into Tying.

It looks to me like the vise in their trout kit is the cheapest one they carry. If you are planning on getting back into tying, and staying with it for a while, I would consider getting a better...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-22-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By canine
Re: Getting back into Tying.

Lancer, some patterns for trout around Mo would be cracklebacks, renegades, scuds, zebra midges, and pheasant tails. There are plenty of others, but those would be a start for me. I tend to tie...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-19-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,348
Posted By canine
Re: bass flies

When I'm on my Uncle's pond, I like to use Clouser's tied in bluegill/sunfish type colors. I got the rainbow assortment of bucktail pieces, and use a combo of a yellow for the belly, orange...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 04-16-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,281
Posted By canine
Re: Meramec River at Cardiac Hill

I was down there a few weeks ago, but fishing a couple miles above the park, and had noticed lots of changes in the river. The changes this year seemed much more dramatic than in the previous years....
Forum: Member Introductions 04-12-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By canine
hello from Mo

I've lurked around here for a while. I have been teaching myself to fly fish for a few years now, ever since I semi-inherited a couple of rods and a tying kit. Now I'm spending more and more of my...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-12-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By canine
Re: Tips for Rocky Mountain N.P.

I have been lurking around this forum for a while, but this is the first thing I've see that I may actually have a helpful reply for. I made that exact trip a couple of years ago, at the end of...
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