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    08-11-2022, 08:53 PM
    John H replied to a thread My New "Fly" in Fly Tying
    I fished fly #2 this morning. I had one little bite on it but it looks great in the water, casts okay and the tail stays on so I feel good about it....
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    08-10-2022, 10:00 AM
    John H replied to a thread My New "Fly" in Fly Tying
    Three flies. We will see what works.
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    08-09-2022, 09:11 PM
    John H replied to a thread My New "Fly" in Fly Tying
    I like the centering pin on the hook bend. I will make one and test it. I fished this morning and got a striper on the float n fly.
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    08-08-2022, 06:20 PM
    John H replied to a thread My New "Fly" in Fly Tying
    Good idea.
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    08-08-2022, 04:46 PM
    John H replied to a thread My New "Fly" in Fly Tying
    It will be more of a flop than a cast. You only want to throw it 20 or 25 feet. More than that and you can’t feel the sinking fly and the bite. It...
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    08-08-2022, 11:21 AM
    John H started a thread My New "Fly" in Fly Tying
    I am trying to improve my bass catch. On a good day on the flies I catch roughly half of what the gear guys get. Outside of the reservoir float n...
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    08-04-2022, 05:09 PM
    I bought a boat last year. I had not owned a boat before so there were some things to figure out. I had it in the garage for a while then got a...
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    08-02-2022, 09:13 PM
    John H replied to a thread The Oregon Report in Photography
    According to the internet: Jamoke - “an inept, ordinary or unimpressive person”. From the 1920’s. I may be the only one still using it.
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    08-02-2022, 06:49 PM
    John H replied to a thread The Oregon Report in Photography
    The kingfisher shot is a big score. My brother law spotted them paddle boarding a pond. I went looking for them and there were a few there but they...
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    08-02-2022, 10:25 AM
    John H started a thread The Oregon Report in Photography
    I spent some days on the north coast of Oregon. Wind and fog but some nice sunshine also. Plenty of Portlandians and other folks running around...
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    07-28-2022, 02:13 PM
    John H replied to a thread Some BCS Fish Pics in Photography
    That is a nice sunrise. Looks like an early morning launch on a calm sea. That is a time for great optimism about the day. You can’t ask for much...
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    07-27-2022, 10:31 PM
    I did it and told them they need a slot limit. Seems like maybe they are going to manage them as the desirable sport fish they are. That would be...
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    07-27-2022, 10:26 PM
    John H replied to a thread Some BCS Fish Pics in Photography
    Beautiful fish. Ocean fish really are incredible. I caught the hogfish once when I was there. I also caught the burrito grunt which is kind of a...
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    07-22-2022, 09:52 PM
    I read in the Davis Fly Fishers newsletter that FERC asked for more information which was submitted in June. Seems like FERC is doing all they can...
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    07-22-2022, 07:03 PM
    John H replied to a thread Just Bass, Baby! in Photography
    The bass n fly allowed subsurface flies but you did have to use a “fly”. I am not sure how they define that but I expect if I put a baby brush hog...
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    07-22-2022, 01:51 PM
    John H replied to a thread Just Bass, Baby! in Photography
    I have made some rabbit strip flies and caught a fish on them. I am sure I could improve on my prior rabbit strip flies and do well but I am looking...
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    07-20-2022, 09:50 PM
    John H replied to a thread Just Bass, Baby! in Photography
    The dragon tail does catch fish but it is not very durable. I am thinking of making the same fly but without the tail and adding some kind of soft...
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    07-20-2022, 09:42 PM
    John H replied to a thread Bass and Birds in Photography
    The Merlin app might be a good idea. It has a function that identifies bird calls. If you hear a bird in the bushes somewhere it can identify it...
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    07-20-2022, 02:54 PM
    John H started a thread Just Bass, Baby! in Photography
    The great Al Davis used to say "just win, baby". I say "just bass, baby". No birds, squirrels, turtles or coyoyes today. Just bass, baby. I got...
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    07-18-2022, 12:49 PM
    John H started a thread Bass and Birds in Photography
    My two favorite things to photograph now are bass and birds. I got a different angle on this bass. Kind of a fun picture. Not fun for the bass but...
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    07-17-2022, 02:03 PM
    John H replied to a thread American Stripers in Photography
    That coyote does have a nice coat. It seems like they are usually pretty scraggly. I had to look at some internet photos to make sure it was a...
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    07-16-2022, 10:55 AM
    That is good fishing. I listen to the radio reports also. He is catching them downstream of Rio Vista. Big water and lots of wind down there. Not...
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    07-16-2022, 10:47 AM
    Mr Stripes and Mr Whiskers. Pretty good day. I am going up that way next week to see if I can catch something. A ten ponder would be nice but I...
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    07-16-2022, 10:39 AM
    John H replied to a thread Summer Stripes in Stripers
    Nice job. I might try to find one on Monday.
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    07-15-2022, 05:31 PM
    John H started a thread American Stripers in Photography
    I floated the American today and got a few stripers and a pikeminnow. Flows are high and a couple of the upstrem spots that usually have a fish did...
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Spent some years driving around looking for trout. After that a bunch of years hiking looking for trout. Now I am into self propelled boats. Motorized boats may be next.
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floating rivers, canoeing the northwoods, growing fruit, riding my bike

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