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Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-13-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

John, I bought Tim's book and the Great Lake's Steelhead book. Both are very good reads. Thanks for recommending them. Tim has really done some traveling/fishing for smallies.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-06-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

Thanks again. You have put me onto some interesting reading.:)
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-05-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Unhappy Re: Fly fishing streams

John, thanks for the info. and the link to Tim's book. While reading about it, I just ordered it. Years ago I used to fish a river in middle Georgia (Flint River) and one in North Florida (Suwannee...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-03-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

moose, I appreciate the information. I know right where the Laneir Mansion is. My wife rented a house on West 3rd between Elm and Broadway when she was working up there. That is a nice area and...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-03-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

Thanks, Hardy, I have considered that. One of my friends is retiring about the same time I am and moving back to WI. He is an avid hunter and fisherman. He will be about 5 hours away. I am looking...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-02-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

Guys, sorry I have been so bad about keeping up with my thread. Mike, nice bikes and superb photography. gator, bm3, smallieman, dean, and anyone I missed I appreciate you taking an interest in my...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-12-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

I really appreciate everyone's help.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-09-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

Dean, I would wonder the same thing. :D:)

MB, I appreciate the info on KY. I wonder if there are any streams South of Madison just across the river. There is a bridge that connects Madison with...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-05-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

Thanks, I was wondering if everyone in Indiana just fished Lake Michigan and the Ohio River.

I will look up those links you suggested. I have been fly fishing for almost 60 years and i don't plan...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-04-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Fly fishing streams

I guess there is no trout fishing in Indiana.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-17-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dixiejack
Fly fishing streams

Where are the best fly fishing wading streams/rivers in Indiana? What species of trout are available? Fixing to move to Madison.
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 01-14-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Help choosing my first spey rod

I just bought an Orvis HLS 14' 9 wt. spey rod. One of the older unsanded rods. Looks like new. Now I am going to figure out how to cast it.
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 11-14-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By Dixiejack
Sage Launch For Sale

Since no one is interested in this rod, I have donated it to Project Healing WatersPrice is reduced to $215.00 including shipping. Bought new, never used. It's a 3 wt., 8'6", 4 pc rod and original...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-28-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,410
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Orvis Hydros vs. Orvis Superfine rods

There is a nice but not in depth post on Orvis's Flyfishing blog about the new Superfine.
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 09-11-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,195
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Trout fishing around Decorah

I went to a local pond this morning and caught a 1 lb. largemouth and a couple of redbreast about the size of a hand. I just finished watching "A River Runs Through It" for the 50th time I believe...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 09-08-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,195
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Trout fishing around Decorah

Flymaster, your post is more than an update--it is a journal of the finest kind. The photos are beautiful and you description of your trip would make a great magazine article.

I still haven't...
Forum: Fly Lines 07-31-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Orvis Fly Line Sale

They had them under Tent Sale.
Forum: Fly Lines 07-31-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Dixiejack
Orvis Fly Line Sale

Checking out Orvis for a fly line and found this on sale.
Silver Label Hy Float fly line for $11.40 ea. Sizes left are 1,2,3,4,7,8,9. Never used that line, but it's cheap enough to play around with....
Forum: Flies 07-31-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Orvis flies....50 cents

Orvis also has Silver Label Hy Float fly line for $11.40 ea. Sizes left are 1,2,3,4,7,8,9. Never used that line, but it's cheap enough to play around with. I have 5 or 6 Silver Label rods and of the...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 06-14-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,195
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Trout fishing around Decorah

Well, my trip bummed out for right now. Hoping to get up that way in August.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-30-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,772
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Orvis "All Around" Rod

The seller doesn't know or he hasn't read my question yet. I have a couple of the superfine and they have a softer action action my new superfines. two 1wts. and two 2 wts.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-30-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,772
Posted By Dixiejack
Orvis "All Around" Rod

I'm looking at an Orvis "All Rounder" 8' 6 wt. rod on ebay. Can anybody give me some history or experience with this rod. Any information will be appreciated.
Forum: Fly Rods 05-21-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Another 3wt question?

I just bought a new Sage Launch 386-4 rod on ebay. I am very pleased with my rod. Very well finished and the action seems to be between a full flex and mid flex. This is going to be my BG,...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-13-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: Orvis T3

This is a 3rd hand rod, but I see your point.
Forum: Fly Lines 05-12-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Dixiejack
Re: ebay alert

Well, I put in a bid of $1.25 and won it.:) Shipping from Alaska is $5. so I am up to $6.25 and don't have a rod:biggrin: I have an older unsanded Orvis 1 wt. superfine that I'm gone try it on...
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