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Forum: Our Environment 11-02-2005, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By old man
This subject came up on another site and it...

This subject came up on another site and it opened my eyes to how things have changed over the last 50 to 75 years. Things always seem to change and sometimes not to the better way.

Jim
Forum: Our Environment 11-01-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By old man
Sorry, but the Cedar doesn't flow into that river...

Sorry, but the Cedar doesn't flow into that river anymore. It flows into Lake Washington. And the Duwamish just turns into the Green. Where about it gets it's name change I don't know but these two...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 08-03-2005, 11:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,577
Posted By old man
I are "Old Man" because I am one. It was put up...

I are "Old Man" because I am one. It was put up because everyone kept saying hey old man. So just to make things simple I stuck with it.But I sign off with what I'm really called.

Jim
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 06-16-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By old man
I don't worry about the weather. If it rains I...

I don't worry about the weather. If it rains I just stay home and if the sun is shining I go fishing. What could be more simpler than that.

Jim
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 06-05-2005, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By old man
I broke one years ago and I took it back to where...

I broke one years ago and I took it back to where I bought it at and they sent it in and I got a new rod at no charge. But it took a month. So if you send it in they will probably replace it at a...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-19-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By old man
Just a little hint on the area that you are...

Just a little hint on the area that you are looking in to fish. The streams or skinny water as they are sometimes called don't open up till June first. And yes if one wants to do a little exploring...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-04-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By old man
I'm not into knocking anything,but I also got my...

I'm not into knocking anything,but I also got my license. But being that I'm on the older side I only paid $16.00 and change for the whole ball of wax. Quite a deal for an old man.

Jim
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 02-20-2005, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By old man
I was fishing a small lake in Western Washington...

I was fishing a small lake in Western Washington last year when another fisherman threw a cigar wrapper in the lake. That wrapper that was floating on the surface had so many hits I had to leave. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 02-19-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By old man
I don't know why everybody worries about those...

I don't know why everybody worries about those two rivers closing every year at the end of Feburary. It happens so often anymore it's just old hat. But I can remember when the Stilly NF used to be...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 09-16-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By old man
I don't use a float tube but I have a stupid idea...

I don't use a float tube but I have a stupid idea that might work. Tape/glue a thin strip/pad of foam to the seat that you sit in/on. It should help with the sliding.

On waders you will probably...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-14-2004, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By old man
I think that you need to rent a car and get out...

I think that you need to rent a car and get out there before you fall completly apart. I think that you are starting to hallucinate. You need a river fix bad. :biggrin:

Jim
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 08-26-2004, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By old man
The rivers on the wet side of the state

are all blown out right now. The Stilly both forks are running about 8' higher than they were a week ago . So that accounts for the brown and grey water. What we need is for the rain to stop falling...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 08-25-2004, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By old man
As far as I know there is no wrong time to go...

As far as I know there is no wrong time to go fishing. It's just that some people prefer mornings and some prefer evenings. Me I fish almost any time of the day. And to what flies to use, just stop...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 08-14-2004, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By old man
If you read the fine print that comes with the...

If you read the fine print that comes with the package,it states that you have to stretch the line every so often. I bought it when it first came out and since then I have gone back to my 444 which...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-15-2004, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By old man
Big K1. It is true about the shark repellant on...

Big K1. It is true about the shark repellant on my waders. As I haven't seen any sharks up where I fish.

And as for fishing for steelhead In the summer, I don't. There is more to fishing than...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-13-2004, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By old man
Well before I got into fly fishing and CnR'ing...

Well before I got into fly fishing and CnR'ing the fish. I used to keep most fish I caught. There were days when you couldn't keep them off the hook. And you seemed to think that these days would...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-13-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,783
Posted By old man
Lemon drops are good also. If you feel like a...

Lemon drops are good also. If you feel like a smoke just pop one of them in your mouth. Be sure to get the sugar free ones :chuckle:

Jim
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-13-2004, 01:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,783
Posted By old man
Quit 13 years ago. Cold turkey. Was pure hell but...

Quit 13 years ago. Cold turkey. Was pure hell but I got thru it. But there is only one draw back on quitting smoking. Food now starts to taste better and you will probably eat more so then you have...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 07-06-2004, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 814
Posted By old man
What's wrong Spanky,they giving you a hard time...

What's wrong Spanky,they giving you a hard time :chuckle:

Jim
Forum: Art of Casting 07-02-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,687
Posted By old man
Good thing that this cameup as I've been having...

Good thing that this cameup as I've been having the same problem and it is frustrating me. But like you said I've been cutting down on my distance and it seems to help. So thank you for the info it...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 06-18-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By old man
About the new upgrade. Well what can I say. When...

About the new upgrade. Well what can I say. When I'm on the main forum page and my mouse is close to a subject I keep getting pop up windows what each subject is about. Just a litte annoying. This...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-07-2004, 07:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,799
Posted By old man
I'm not going to ask anything but as to what you...

I'm not going to ask anything but as to what you said about the S/Fork of the Sky. As not to plant hatchery fish there. Well I just did a check on the WDFW site and from what I have been able to...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-30-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By old man
I figured out about the price of gas and fishing....

I figured out about the price of gas and fishing. Being that being retired and fishing go hand in hand. And the price of gas as it is. When ever I go someplace I eat hamburger instead of steak....
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 05-29-2004, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,799
Posted By old man
I don't understand the word "Reining Ponds" or do...

I don't understand the word "Reining Ponds" or do you mean rearing ponds. Even if you do that doesn't that put an imprint into the fishes brain on where to return to. And could that little creek hold...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 05-28-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,799
Posted By old man
Not to sound to dumb on this matter. With all the...

Not to sound to dumb on this matter. With all the Steelhead hatcherys that are closing or that they want to close and with the Hatchery at Barnaby Slough. Why do they want to open another one on the...
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