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Started by Woolly Bugger, July 01, 2019, 12:09:51 PM

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Woolly Bugger

First up:


A line to another era
Fishing pole repairman Dennis Evans a rare breed these days

When Dennis Evans isn't out fly-fishing, he's usually hunkered down in his small Toppenish shop replacing guides, cork handles or reel seats on fly rods.

"I can do anything that needs to be fixed on a rod," the 85-year-old quipped.

https://www.yakimaherald.com/lifestyle/fishing-pole-repairman-dennis-evans-a-rare-breed-these-days/article_00060fcc-5ad3-5bec-8def-6226a23851b0.html
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

next up a story about a 91 year old man who isn't ready to give up...

91-year-old Idaho man fly fishes in the Owyhee River




https://idahonews.com/news/local/91-year-old-idaho-man-fly-fishes-in-the-owyhee-river
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

Streams and lakes more crowded with anglers? More women fishing? Blacks and Hispanics also?

Check out all the fishing demographics you'll ever want to see

https://www.takemefishing.org/getmedia/d35536df-732f-4723-b620-6300405ef8f5/2019-Special-Report-on-Fishing_RBFF_FINAL2.pdf
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

VERNAL, Utah — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and the Ashley National Forest plan to save the native Colorado River cutthroat trout population in the High Uintas Wilderness.


"Unfortunately, habitat loss, coupled with cutthroats breeding with and competing with trout not native to the western United States, have caused dramatic declines in cutthroat trout populations across the West. The decline has led to concerns about the species' future," a news release from Ashley National Forest said.


https://fox13now.com/2019/07/23/utah-dwr-forest-service-to-restore-colorado-river-cutthroat-trout-population-in-high-uintas/
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

Man drowns while fishing the Greys River

QuoteA 70-year-old man died Tuesday while fly-fishing on the Greys River after he slipped and his waders filled with water.
Mark Osmondson, 70, of Madison, Kansas, was 16 miles upriver from Alpine when he fell, Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson said.
"Osmondson was fishing with his longtime friend's grandson when he slipped on a rock, causing his fishing waders to fill with water," Johnson said. "Osmondson was unable to recover his footing and eventually floated nearly 2 miles down the river where his body was recovered."

https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/the_hole_scroll/man-drowns-while-fishing-the-greys-river/article_7f7a9a4e-f0ca-5202-b019-9474c66a055a.html

ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Dougfish

"Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change? " <br />-Oddball, 1970

Yallerhammer

Quote from: Woolly Bugger on July 23, 2019, 17:29:15 PMStreams and lakes more crowded with anglers? More women fishing? Blacks and Hispanics also?

Check out all the fishing demographics you'll ever want to see

https://www.takemefishing.org/getmedia/d35536df-732f-4723-b620-6300405ef8f5/2019-Special-Report-on-Fishing_RBFF_FINAL2.pdf

No problem seeing Hispanics fishing here. Go to any delayed-harvest stream. They're the ones with the powerbait and the five-gallon bucket full of doughbellies.
Women want me, doughbellies fear me.<br /><br />Little Debbie Prostaff

Mudwall Gatewood 3.0

Quote from: Yallerhammer on July 29, 2019, 09:27:42 AM
Quote from: Woolly Bugger on July 23, 2019, 17:29:15 PMStreams and lakes more crowded with anglers? More women fishing? Blacks and Hispanics also?

Check out all the fishing demographics you'll ever want to see

https://www.takemefishing.org/getmedia/d35536df-732f-4723-b620-6300405ef8f5/2019-Special-Report-on-Fishing_RBFF_FINAL2.pdf

No problem seeing Hispanics fishing here. Go to any delayed-harvest stream. They're the ones with the powerbait and the five-gallon bucket full of doughbellies.

White bumpkins attempt to fill that niche on our nearby DH, but they never get enough of the "doughbellies".  Send some of your Hispanics north.

Disclaimer: Post is not "leftist political propaganda bullshit".
"Enjoy every sandwich."  Warren Zevon

Yallerhammer

At least they work while they're not poaching doughbellies.
Women want me, doughbellies fear me.<br /><br />Little Debbie Prostaff

Woolly Bugger

Be a trend-setter, wear your fly fishing vest in town...

Men Are Wearing Fishing Vests in the City (Really)
Humble, many-pocketed fishing and hunting vests are being reconsidered by designers and trendy types. Are you missing out?


https://www.wsj.com/articles/men-are-wearing-fishing-vests-in-the-city-really-11565107006
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

The fish population in the Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered a massive loss following a wildfire from June 2018: It's down about 80%.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/wildfire-kills-80percent-of-fish-in-a-colorado-river/ar-AAHLOA8?ocid=spartandhp
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Woolly Bugger

https://www.fieldandstream.com/flyfishing-for-appalachian-brook-trout-with-iconic-yallerhammer/

Flyfishing for Appalachian Brook Trout with the Iconic Yallerhammer
A no-frills fly pattern that's been around forever still gets the job done
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

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