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by redietz
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Hudson River brook trout
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Hudson River brook trout

I didn't know National Lead owned iron works.
by redietz
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Rules
Replies: 18
Views: 609

Re: Rules

It's escaped the Rules section. This is getting ridiculous.
by redietz
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Rules
Replies: 18
Views: 609

Re: Rules

I hope you can read Chinese.
by redietz
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: July 27th report
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: July 27th report

Nice looking fish. A Goldilocks fish -- slender, but without the big head that would indicate it was starving in a small stream. Just right.
by redietz
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Hudson River brook trout
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Hudson River brook trout

Who'd have thunk it?
by redietz
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: The elusive 20
Replies: 13
Views: 468

Re: The elusive 20

sort of amazing that the hook straightened before the tippet broke. Seems like if just straight pulling-force that tippet is giving out first, every time. It doesn't, though. I've probably straightened more hooks than I've busted tippet (on fish at least). It's especially common on small, light wir...
by redietz
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: The elusive 20
Replies: 13
Views: 468

Re: The elusive 20

Algyros wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:42 pm
A hook straightened by a large fish is a badge of honor.
I agree. More so if it was a large hook.

I also believe some hooks are springy enough that they straighten to let the fish escape and then return to their original form.
by redietz
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: tie2fish has passed
Replies: 6
Views: 302

tie2fish has passed

This won't come as news to those of you who are also members of the Flymph Forum, which seems to be be most of the regulars here, but I just learned it. Bill Shuck, a regular contributer to this forum with the handle tie2fish, passed away Thursday night. He will be greatly missed (and not just becau...
by redietz
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fishing With Charlie Wetzel
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Fishing With Charlie Wetzel

I can relate.

Great stuff. Thanks for posting.
by redietz
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fate
Replies: 8
Views: 614

Re: Fate

Wow! You must be living right. I've long said that there are only two kinds of anglers: those who have driven off with a rod on the roof, and those that will someday drive off with a rod on the roof. Like you, I try to always put the rod away before doing anything else, but there are sometimes circu...