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Forum: Saltwater Articles Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,429
Posted By chechem
Re: DIY Bonefishing Belize

I'm not Dave, but I've had experience in the Placencia region. LOTS (lots) of good water down there, and fewer people. Out toward the barrier reef from Placencia is a myriad of small islands, and...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By chechem
Re: YNP Visit

Yeah, you're hooked on YNP now. You'll find a bunch of us other guys/gals there when you return. Love that place.

Beautiful pics. Thanks for taking the time to share with us.
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By chechem
Re: Ye ha fishing is good .......according to science.

Bless you guys suffering with ptsd and depression. Glad you have found peace in fishing.

Flyfishing (especially) helps me with issues, as it likely helps everyone. There is something very...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-26-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By chechem
Re: Browns on the move?

This kind of speculation (to loosen eggs) has no place in fisheries science. Can you name ANY animal that must thrash about to 'loosen eggs'. Loosen from what?? It's laughable.

Much more...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,217
Posted By chechem
Re: Living outdoors

Thanks for the thread. Interesting.

I backpacked when I was young, so I'm used to tent camping. But last summer, while at Yellowstone, I decided that enough was enough with the tent.

It...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-17-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By chechem
Re: Trip Report: Overnighter in Western Wyoming

Wonderful. Thanks for the story and pics.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By chechem
Re: Another "I'm heading out to Yellowstone" thread?

Enjoy the trip. Wish I were there this week.

As said, according to the weather reports, IT'S COLD THERE ALREADY (low of 21 tonight!!!).

Thus, the fish will be biting. Probably won't help you,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-11-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By chechem
Re: Where is the best place on an elk to get hair?

Indeed, great forum.

My initial thought on 'where to get elk hair' was, "Off his dead azz" (e.g., region #4). :D
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 938
Posted By chechem
Re: Best Insect Repellent?

Whatever repellent or sunscreen you use, avoid touching your wet or dry flies after handling it.
Fish can taste, and they're quite discriminating. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By chechem
Re: Sea Trout and Interspecies cooperative hunting

Good point, Silver. That's the basic premise of evolution.

But certainly fish learn. You need only to watch your fish tank. When you approach, the fish rise to the top expecting food. And...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By chechem
Re: Sea Trout and Interspecies cooperative hunting

Interesting, especially about morays flushing prey from refuges.

But it's hardly surprising. Many (MANY) species exhibit cooperative hunting. Once a feeding frenzy begins, multiple species join...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-09-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By chechem
Re: My trip to Yellowstone, MT and WY

Excellent video. Thanks for sharing.

Love those big cutthroats :icon_excl
Forum: Other Gear 09-08-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 505
Posted By chechem
Re: Need advice on cold weather fly fishing gloves

I tried some Gator Gloves (think that was the name) from Home Depot. They are thin enough to allow fly-tying, dry fast, but are not wool. Some synthetic material. I tried to Google them for...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By chechem
Re: Slough Creek trip report

Thanks much for the report. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I miss Slough Creek; been fishing YNP only during June lately.
But now I'm facing 10 months before I return to YNP, and it makes me a bit sad....
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-04-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By chechem
Re: If you only had 3 hours of fishing at YNP?

I made a trip with my wife and son about 10 years ago. My son and I got up early (daybreak) every morning and raced to Slough Creek or other sites near our cabin (Roosevelt area). Great fishing.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By chechem
Re: Cracked and split fingers

VO5 works? Haven't seen commercials for that since the 1960s! :D

Thanks guys for the 'Corn Huskers Lotion' idea. I'm sure I can find that locally.

Flygrain, good points about the hard water. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By chechem
Re: Cracked and split fingers

So, it's not just me.
This past June at Yellowstone my hands were so sore that I almost stopped enjoying catching trout - almost.
Thanks for the suggestions. Think I'll try the bag balm (can't see...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By chechem
Cracked and split fingers

Why?
I've fished Yellowstone every summer lately, and (unlike anywhere else) after a week or so my fingers are cracked and split.

Maybe it's just the wet followed by dry air in YNP, but it's a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By chechem
Re: Never leave fish to find fish

Thanks for the thread.

When I was a child I fished with my great grandmother in a bayou of southern Mississippi. We used poles, fished with live shrimp, and caught bass and sunfish.

One of...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By chechem
Re: YNP - Sight Seeing and Fishing

PLENTY of scenic locations in YNP that also fish well.
But keep in mind:

1. If you get dropped off to fish while she cruises the scenes, there is no cell-phone coverage in most of the park. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By chechem
Re: The facts about nymphing

Ouch! Tough words for the kid. :(
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-19-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By chechem
Re: Trip Report to YNP and Madison River

Beautiful pics. Thanks for the report.

Next year I've GOT to get to YNP during late summer. I fish there every year during June, but never can schedule August. Time for a change!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 916
Posted By chechem
Re: Fly Fishing Yellowstone NP

Thanks for sharing.

I fish the park during June each year, so I miss out on that region of YNP. Nice fish!

May I suggest that you type up a list of items to pack for each trip. Otherwise...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By chechem
Re: Thief sole my fish and fly.

Thanks for sharing that. Funny.

I've lost Bonefish to Barracuda, but never had a problem in freshwater. Somewhere on this forum is a guy who's lost a trout to an otter.

:confused:
Forum: Saltwater Articles 08-09-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,429
Posted By chechem
Re: DIY Bonefishing Belize

You guys have fun.

Word of caution. The word "Joe" has a derogatory meaning in Belize.
Among Creole-speaking and Garifuna folks, it refers to a man who is having sex with a friend's wife. As...
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