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Old 01-23-2001, 08:16 PM
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Who are you?

Ok, I'll start...

Grew up bait and lure fishing (was "fill-in" first mate on family's charter boat out of Jones Inlet, Long Island) for mako, tuna, bonito, mahi-mahi, blues and of course, stripers.
Back then (does that make me sound like an old timer or what)bunker were foot long and the bass were monsters. Hope those times are coming back. Lived through the days of "poisoned Stripers" (PCB contamination in the Hudson) and then declining stock.

After going to college more inland, fishing became a thing of the past for me - actually didn't fish for about 10 years and can't for the life of me know how that would affect me now!

Have been throwing flies for the past couple of seasons, first fresh water and now both.

Caught my first trout (about 16") with a guide (Bob D.) at the Swift, using a dry fly in November. Actually watched the fish come up from the bottom to take it every so slowly. "Bob, what do I do now?" - "DON'T SET THE HOOK!" (I had been whipping tiny brook trout into the air prior to this not knowing I had one on).

My first striper on the fly was also the courtesy of a guide trip with Bob on the Merrimack, which you can read a report of here: <!--http--><a href="http://www.bluenorthern.com/Fishing%20Reports/fishing_reports.htm" target="_blank">www.bluenorthern.com (see May 28th, 2000 report)]</a><!--url-->

Hope to learn alot more this year and add fly tying to my skill set.

I'm a prin. software engineer at an optical switch startup (<!--nohttp--><a href="http://www.equipecom.com" target="_blank"> www.equipecom.com </a><!--url-->) with 2 kids and a very understanding wife.
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Old 01-25-2001, 04:37 PM
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RE:Who are you?


You forgot your affinity for bannanas!


It seems an interest in this type of thread comes up a couple times a year. I know I've posted mine here and elswhere about 8 times and I'm losing track of all the lies I told. Any hope of dredging up the old thread from this board or do I have to get creative again and possibly contradict myself?
Tight Lines,

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Old 01-25-2001, 05:13 PM
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RE:Who are you?

Good point! The search feature (with the little magnifying glass) should produce something... I'll go try...

Got a better idea...

I'll create a board called "Member Profiles" where people can post their own info once and for posterity. That way the recurrence of this won't be it's demise.

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Old 01-25-2001, 07:34 PM
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You mean to tell me/us that your personal history changes with each telling?
Obviously, you're in the wrong business- it's clear that you have an innate talent for politics.....

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