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    Thought I'd share some shots of the waters I fish and the area I call home.

    My favorite brookie water






    Hex water,



















    Warmwater








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    Hi driftless,

    Some good looking water. It seems like everyone has a better place to fish than I do. What is the bamboo rod you are using?

    Frank

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    driftless: Looks like you have some great looking water to fish! Thanks for posting the great looking photos!

    Larry

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Whiton View Post
    //snip// It seems like everyone has a better place to fish than I do. //snip//

    Frank


    Preaching to the choir, man. Preaching to the choir.....


    And Driftless--looks dang nice. Thanks for sharing.

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    Don,

    I think they are in the right spot, nice stuff feel free to show more.

    Ard

    Anywhere can be the land of great expectations, broken dreams, or paradise found, it's all up to you.

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    Thanks guys I am very happy to live and play where I do!
    Frank, The cane rod is a 7" rod for a #3 line of nondescript origin. I have no Idea who put it together, nor do I know the taper. It is one of two cane rods I own. It's nothing too fancy, but it casts well and is a real joy to fish dries with. The other is a Gene Edwards for a #4 line. I generally fish cane when I fish Aldo Leopolds famous waters, mostly because I can be a bit of a sap about the whole mess.

    ---------- Post added at 03:15 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:55 PM ----------

    Frank, here are a couple shots of my Edwards cane.





    raindogt,
    I see you are in Kansas city, Yes you do indeed have a lack of good water close to you. I lived in Merriam for a few years. After moving there I had a hard time finding moving water to fish. I have a great story that I'll share sometime about fishing carp with an SA rep in some stream just outside the metropolitan area. The water had a real odor to it, we caught fish, Jeff, the rep dropped his keys while battling a huge carp. They fell in the water and we had to call his wife to get us out of there as we couldn't recover the keys from the sludge! LOL!
    I have friends who come from KC a couple times a year to fish with me here.

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    so many beautiful pics

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    Nice water, fish and gear, Driftless. Thanks for sharing.

    As the others said, feel free to post more. I understand that both Wisconsin and Minnesota have an almost an inexhaustible supply of great fishing waters; both still and moving.

    I like the relaxed style of your first post. if you fish the same way, then I'm certain that you're having a great time every time you go out.

    Keep the pics coming!

    Pocono

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    Nice pics. What part of Wisconsin do you call home? My wife and I spent a few days at Lacrosse this summer. I didn't do any fishing, but it sure is a beautiful area.

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