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by GaryD
Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Brown Trout Hen This Evening
Replies: 1
Views: 452

Brown Trout Hen This Evening

Brown Trout Female was around 19" give or take and gave quite a showing for herself. Schoharie Creek at 6:45 PM
Water Temp at 60 degrees. She hit a Black Clouser Minnow. Fish horsed in fast and released unharmed. ( One Hopes )
by GaryD
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: The angler's guide book and tourist's gazeteer of the fishing waters of the United States and Canada, 1886
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: The angler's guide book and tourist's gazeteer of the fishing waters of the United States and Canada, 1886

Oh, If you like this sort of thing, the whole book is here - It's kinda of interesting to see what the water of choice was at the time, according to this.....
https://archive.org/details/cihm_08412
by GaryD
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: The angler's guide book and tourist's gazeteer of the fishing waters of the United States and Canada, 1886
Replies: 2
Views: 337

The angler's guide book and tourist's gazeteer of the fishing waters of the United States and Canada, 1886

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A composite of fun old graphics from way back
by GaryD
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Mosquito
Replies: 5
Views: 995

Re: Mosquito

That's craft of the high order.
by GaryD
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Tribs starting to light up
Replies: 12
Views: 1518

Re: Tribs starting to light up

Bless You St. Froid - Were I you, it would about time, to call the local EMS squad and have them come in and peel me off the ceiling. Geez,
I start to get a bit weird here in the Catskills by the end of March, never mind your scene. Hang in there -
by GaryD
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Antique Fly Box and Flies
Replies: 10
Views: 1259

Re: Antique Fly Box and Flies

I don't have any idea how representative of the times this batch of flies is, but it seems Golden Pheasant Tippets as tails and all manner of bivisibles might have been very popular.
by GaryD
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Antique Fly Box and Flies
Replies: 10
Views: 1259

Antique Fly Box and Flies

A while back, I was nosing thru a tag sale in the Catskills and came across this old fly box missing an acetate, as well as an accompanying larger box full of old flies/ Many were chewed up, but many weren't and a number of them still had tags on them " Made In England." Too bad the cane and reel we...
by GaryD
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Introduction

Fly Fishermen - I would like to introduce my humble self. I've been lurking for quite some time and would like to come on board. I live in Greene county and while the Eastkill runs behind my house and the Schoharie is down the down the road, I consider the Esopus home water. My father gave me a fly ...