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by squish67
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: New regulations in region 3
Replies: 25
Views: 1259

Re: New regulations in region 3

Yeah, pretty much so. I imagine nothing at all on the tribs. Speaking of which, you live on a trib of the Hoosick? What do you see? do you go tramping through the redds in late October? Also , we are region 5.
by squish67
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: New regulations in region 3
Replies: 25
Views: 1259

Re: New regulations in region 3

MIke So that survey was done 10+ years ago, did not involve electro shocking (which I don't think has been done on the Battenkill since Ben Franklin), and I am not quite sure how they got that data. So at the last meeting they had which I think was 3 years ago, DEC said that based on that data, they...
by squish67
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: The Ozark Ripley
Replies: 1
Views: 393

The Ozark Ripley

Ozark Ripley was a writer back in the Golden Age. A friend of mine, last name Ripley, found the attached somewhere on the internet. The fly looks similar to a Devil Bug, and I am not sure if it was invented by Ozark Ripley or named after him. Anyone have any information on this, a pattern descriptio...
by squish67
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: BrownBear
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: BrownBear

Always enjoyed his posts, his advicee and his insights. He will be missed. My condolences to his family. :cry: :cry:
by squish67
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: To be or not to be
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: To be or not to be

Ed-

The last time I used a bee pattern was in the late 70's, and I was bass fishing............it worked! :o :lol: :D
by squish67
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fishing with
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Re: Fishing with

It has been more than a season or two since I fished there. Forty years in fact! We had the river all to ourselves.The water was clear, cold, and at a good height I though for early September. Expected to see Tricos, but there were none about. I have heard some stories about "environmental disasters...
by squish67
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fishing with
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Re: Fishing with

Ted

Amawalk, below Wood Street. Man is it overgrown with multi-flora rose!!!! Felt like i came in second in a knife fight! :o :o
by squish67
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Fishing with
Replies: 7
Views: 497

Re: Fishing with

But apparently, as per the photo, prone to equipment failure. Especially stuff he hasn't used in 40 years. It was great going back there Ed, been a long time, made more enjoyable by having you to fish and reminisce with! :D :D :D
by squish67
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Battenkill this weekend?
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Battenkill this weekend?

Mike's right about the boat traffic, although it will be nowhere near as bad as July 4th, Mike's favorite day to fish! :lol: I'd give it a little more time than 8:30 and if you get to the Special Regs area early you'll find Tricos most everywhere. After that,the PFR on the Battenkill extends all the...
by squish67
Wed May 01, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Where to buy Golden Pheasant Crests?
Replies: 7
Views: 753

Re: Where to buy Golden Pheasant Crests?

On e-bay there is a seller named Brite Beads. Nice materials, reasonably priced.