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General Discussion / Knot that Puck showed me!
« on: September 04, 2012, 11:34:52 AM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CbAYWCF5Ks

I did search for Double Clinch Knot and this site came up. Hope you enjoy her skills!!

Joe

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General Discussion / Guided trip with Scott Null
« on: August 31, 2012, 11:48:49 AM »
I fished a half day with Scott Null on Monday 8-27-12. I hooked 6 and landed four. I had two knots untie with fish on. From which I have caught some ribbing from cetain members and the guide. Please be on notice that you will not be fishing with me again. ;D We site casted to redfish in marsh with terns showing location of feeding reds. Used redfish crack fly. There is one picture posted the www.texaskayakfisherman.com in the fishing reports section. Most action I have had in a long time.

Joe


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Outing Chat / Re: What I SAW!!!
« on: August 24, 2012, 03:48:36 PM »
I am wondering if this is not Sutherland? going deeper into the dark side.

Joe

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Outing Chat / Re: What I SAW!!!
« on: August 20, 2012, 05:31:32 PM »
I'd say by the way the bow is sticking up that Quigley and Graham are in the strern!!! :)

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General Discussion / Re: Marine VHF Radio Recommendations
« on: August 08, 2012, 12:20:46 PM »
I personally have the Uniden from Academy which is probably least expensive. The Icom is more top of the line. I keep mine in a dry bag.

Joe French

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Events and Information / Re: Mini Expo/Knot tying table
« on: June 28, 2012, 05:33:42 AM »
Here is u-tube video of knot testing with fish weighing scale. Hope this works.

src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZXGoIMyxiPQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Events and Information / Re: Mini Expo/Knot tying table
« on: June 28, 2012, 05:08:01 AM »
Chris,
I would be interested in your CD. Maybe could bring to July meeting? Also would love to have you help at the expo.

Joe French

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Events and Information / Re: Mini Expo/Knot tying table
« on: June 27, 2012, 01:09:41 PM »
I printed out 23 knots from www.netknots.com

I was aware of "knot wars". I was looking for a knot for tying flurocarbon leaders to braid. I have been using the Albright. I have read that the "Yucatan Knot" was stronger than the Albright.

There are lot of knots that are useful from the www.netknots.com

I'll take a look at Puck's site also.

Midcurrent e-mail just had information on "Davy's Knot" and "Jack's Knot" . (not Klinger)

Joe

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Events and Information / Mini Expo/Knot tying table
« on: June 27, 2012, 06:54:30 AM »
I have volunteered to have a knot tying table at mini expo in August. I am not an expert in knots and will learn more than I know now. Asking for ideas from people who have presented before. Also would like for members to show me what knots they are using so I can pass them on.

I am thinking about having fly tying vises with hooks to practice on as well as large cords (1/4 inch) to visually see knots. I have the "Little Redbook of Knots" and a few others.

Joe French

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General Discussion / Re: Port Mansfield 5-4 & 5-6, 2012
« on: May 09, 2012, 12:40:50 PM »
did not make El Jefe's. We took our own steaks. Next time will be eating out.

Joe

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General Discussion / Re: Port Mansfield 5-4 & 5-6, 2012
« on: May 09, 2012, 09:38:22 AM »
Get ready for some wind. We had mostly 20 to 25 mph sustained.

Joe

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General Discussion / Port Mansfield 5-4 & 5-6, 2012
« on: May 08, 2012, 06:16:25 PM »
First trip to Port Mansfield. Was a bait casting trip with Captn Trisha from Skinny Water Adventures. I asked her about places to sight cast for redfish. I want to go back. We fished Friday and Saturday. I got two 24" trout on topwater on Friday and a 26" on Saturday. Got some reds on top also. She is a grinder. We waded only both days. Of course she outfished us.

Joe

Hey Adam, did you look at the lease papers? Call me

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2012 and previous / Re: March Saltwater Outing -- Sheep Head
« on: March 22, 2012, 08:56:24 AM »
I'm out. got a wedding to attend

Joe French

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Dave Kelly put up my pics on the home page. There were some small bass and perch caught. Puck caught a talipia and has a picture. Figure that one was sent down the toilet ::) We had a good time BS ing at the Citgo Station and had some decent BBQ and cold brews. Interesting seeing the flood plan around White Oak Bayou and all the empty lots and golf course. There were a few die hard people living in homes near the bayou.

Joe French

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