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Forum: For Sale by Owner 08-02-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,836
Posted By Rimouskois
These rods seem made to break. I am not sure if...

These rods seem made to break. I am not sure if it is because of the low quality blank or the walls are just too thin. I have broken by 7.5 ft 4wt twice - it is the only rod I have ever broken in my...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 07-30-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By Rimouskois
There is good fishing for salmon in October and...

There is good fishing for salmon in October and there will not be any bugs around. Also in late September when there are not many bugs and water has cooled off, trout fishing can be good and the...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 07-21-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By Rimouskois
David, Nova Scotia (not an island) has some good...

David, Nova Scotia (not an island) has some good trout fishing but it would not be the place to go for a big fish adventure. There are lots of streams and lakes with brook trout (most east of...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-21-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,185
Posted By Rimouskois
Harp seals are primarily clubbed with a hakapik...

Harp seals are primarily clubbed with a hakapik in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and they are shot at the Front off northeastern Newfoundland. The large majority of harp seals are killed in the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-06-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Rimouskois
Tibor have made their duds too. I have a spring...

Tibor have made their duds too. I have a spring creek without the new constalub system and it will practically freespool if wet even on full drag. It dries out a bit then gets choppy, strange for a...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 03-28-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By Rimouskois
Actually I am shocked to hear that rainbows are...

Actually I am shocked to hear that rainbows are not native to the famous Bow. Of course, the Bow is at least as well known for its browns and they certainly are far removed from their native range....
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 02-10-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By Rimouskois
What interests me is that I believe rainbow trout...

What interests me is that I believe rainbow trout are also native to Alberta on the eastern side of the continental divide e.g. Bow River which is a tributary of the Saskatchewan River. Therefore,...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 01-10-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By Rimouskois
I spend about 8 month of the year dreaming about...

I spend about 8 month of the year dreaming about casting into my little trout stream. It is not that productive for large fish but it has nice lies for little brook trout early in the year and I...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-06-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rimouskois
I suggest everyone try a gourmet supper at the...

I suggest everyone try a gourmet supper at the Gite du Mont Albert in the Parc de la Gaspesie, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, after a day of salmon fishing on the Riviere St. Anne, hiking or skiing in the...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 01-05-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,557
Posted By Rimouskois
Charlie, my opinion on what is probably the...

Charlie, my opinion on what is probably the greatest threat to our fisheries is habitat loss. In reality, much of the Great Lakes sport fishery is not naturally self sustaining. Correct me if I am...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 08-26-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Rimouskois
I went looking for the same in winter 2004. I...

I went looking for the same in winter 2004. I found an advert for a fly shop on the outskirts of town. I found a gear shop downtown (Christianshavn) and they told me there that the only fly shop they...
Forum: >> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies 01-25-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By Rimouskois
That is hilarious, though I am sure it works for...

That is hilarious, though I am sure it works for all those mean sit and wait predators. Ernie from Sesame Street would be very sad to see such a thing.

How about a big toe fly next? Keep up the...
Forum: Our Environment 01-21-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Rimouskois
It is sad indeed. The population in Lake Ontario...

It is sad indeed. The population in Lake Ontario which makes the migration from the Sargasso Sea up the St Lawrence over a period of years is all but extinct, there has been an almost complete...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 01-20-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Rimouskois
You should check out the fishbc web site, there...

You should check out the fishbc web site, there is lots of information. I know from friends on Vancouver Island people and from information on the site that steelhead fishing on Vancouver Island gets...
Forum: Getting Started 11-15-2004, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,408
Posted By Rimouskois
I do not own neoprene waders but I can't imagine...

I do not own neoprene waders but I can't imagine I ever will either. I boil in breathables even in May just after iceout and the water is only 5-8 C though the air can be a lot warmer. I am partial...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 09-24-2004, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By Rimouskois
If you can handle being away from the coast there...

If you can handle being away from the coast there are lots of other possibilities like your own NY state for example, Syracuse or Ithaca. I think NY stocks the hell out of every puddle in the state....
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 09-21-2004, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By Rimouskois
Rare trout & charr species

I just found out today about the existence of a rare charr, the Aurora trout. It was originally found in only two lakes near Sudbury, Ontario. See...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 09-03-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By Rimouskois
anyone ever use one of these rods?

I was just going through my fishing rods and have a bunch of rods that I rarely use. Included in this I have this old Eagle Claw 8.5 ft 7wt graphite, deep red color, metal reel seat (I think it is...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-27-2004, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,854
Posted By Rimouskois
Hi smolt. I realize I am about a month late in...

Hi smolt. I realize I am about a month late in responding to this but I think it is important to say. I live in this region (an hour drive from the Matapedia) and I can certainly tell you that these...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 08-24-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Rimouskois
Well I am off paternity leave now. I did not...

Well I am off paternity leave now. I did not manage to fish even once with the baby because I chickened out. I would not want to wade with her in the baby backpack and I am such a bushwacker that I...
Forum: Art of Casting 05-27-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,858
Posted By Rimouskois
With my own casting, I can see vast improvement...

With my own casting, I can see vast improvement when I loosen my grip on the rod on the forward cast. This allows the rod to move the line and I don't send shock waves into the line. Still, I have...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-13-2004, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Rimouskois
Cicada year

I just read that this year will be the first cicada year in the eastern US since 1987. I guess there are periodic hatches around every 17 years. They will swarm soon and all die in June and stink the...
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 05-11-2004, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By Rimouskois
Leland, that popper looks interesting. The only...

Leland, that popper looks interesting. The only thing I have fished with poppers is smallmouth bass. It might be interesting to try some out on trout. I am not sure that they would be legal for...
Forum: Ocean Flyfishing for Salmon 05-03-2004, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By Rimouskois
Matt and D3, thanks for your insights. I think...

Matt and D3, thanks for your insights. I think you are right that to concentrate on small estuaries would be the right thing. I know that Atlantics near river mouths stick close to shore because most...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-03-2004, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,478
Posted By Rimouskois
Mickey Finn.: I know that it is supposed to be...

Mickey Finn.:
I know that it is supposed to be such a great brook trout fly and takes landlocked and slink salmon in New Brunswick (NB), but I have never caught a thing on it. I have given it a fair...
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