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Outing Information Only / Re: Prison Permit Invitational - March 1
« on: March 02, 2014, 09:21:23 AM »
Here's proof.

Joe

Who is that guy that actually hooked something?  Isn't that the guys with the skunk skin?

Puck

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Special Events - Local, National, whatever / Re: Fly Fish Texas
« on: February 26, 2014, 06:55:28 AM »
I can't be at 2 places at one time.

Fly Fish Texas, or Prison Permit Invitational?

Fishing or fly-tying?


I'll have to catch "Fishy" another time.

I'm going fishin'

Puck

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Tying Chat / Re: MGM at the next TFF meeting, 2014-02-25
« on: February 24, 2014, 06:05:36 AM »
Since we had an "ice-out" at the last meeting, I will be tying the MGM at the February meeting.

Puck

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Outing Chat / Re: Fishing the legendary Mardi Gras Minnow, part 2
« on: February 23, 2014, 07:48:22 PM »
5wt rod, 6lb tippet, size 2 MGM.

Puck

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Outing Chat / Fishing the legendary Mardi Gras Minnow, part 2
« on: February 23, 2014, 01:27:24 PM »
Just took one of the latest batch and was fishing the local ponds.  6 LMB and one catfish.  The largest LMB went 8 lbs on the Boga grip.  I had an elderly oriental neighbor trail me, and took the occasional photo for me.  Total of the day was 7 LMB, 1 catfish.  Just a few pictures here:

Puck

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A modern take on the water wars, thanks to the lack of foresight of our legislators.

The solution seems simple, but I wonder if the death of a river takes place before it is implemented?

Puck

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Our second day is coming up!  2014-03-14 (next Friday, the 14th of March, 2014)

Day 2 (2014-03-14) - Fly casting
          In the hallway is what we did last year.

I will pick up 5 rods from George on Monday.  We have about 30 kids in each of these 3 classes.  A couple of inexpensive fly rods added to the bunch will help us split the group up better.  I have an Ugly Stick, and an Echo we can use. 

Let me know if you are still in the group.

Details, via e-mail, on when, and where will go out next Monday to our illustrious volunteers.

Puck


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Outing Information Only / Re: Prison Permit Invitational - March 1
« on: February 10, 2014, 08:30:57 PM »
I will call Jay's Chili Joint this Friday to make reservations.  Please let me know if you are planning on eating dinner there on Friday the 28th.

Me!  Me!  Me! 

Puck

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Pictures first, then the story.

Puck

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Fly Fishing Gear / Re: Hobie Outback 2006, $1,000 SOLD - - - - -
« on: February 09, 2014, 02:27:40 PM »
Puck:
I assume this has sold????
Paul

It did.

Just last week.

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Tying Chat / Re: Scott Null his version of RedFish Crack at the 2013 DERFTF
« on: February 06, 2014, 05:57:28 AM »
Yes, that is the video from last year.

Puck

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Down to 20% chance of rain, wind speed dropped, and now going to get into the 60's.  This is the forecast as of 2014-02-05-0730

Puck

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First event 31st of January was a success!

I will have details, and hopefully pictures up shortly.

Until then, here is a copy of the agenda we used.  Micheal and I tagged teamed the presentation.

Puck


Agenda for High School
Introduction (5 minutes)
(10 minutes) Difference between how spinning/casting gear works compare to fly fishing
  i.  Toss a rubber worm to the back of the room, letting the lure pull the line
  ii.  Feather toss, then only using the fly line, do not use a rod, toss the feather to the back of the room.
  iii.      Mention that anybody is capable of fly casting.  Mention Joan Wulf and Lefty Kreh,
  iv.      along with the cub scouts (6-8 year olds) that we have catching fish with fly rods.
List the types and sizes of fish that can be caught with a fly
i. Personal experience in the list is helpful
(5 minutes) Gear, and the industry behind them
Rods
Reels
Lines
Leaders
Packs
(5 minutes) Boats, and the industry behind them
Drift boats
Poling skiffs
Motors
Kayaks
Canoes
(5 minutes) Flies, and the industry behind them
Materials
i.      Hooks
ii.      Feathers
iii.      Man- made (EP is a perfect example of filling a niche)
(2 minutes) Guides
(3 minutes) Lodges
(5 minutes) Closing with mentioning
Fly Tying festival
Fishing show
TFF meeting
Our next time in front of them, casting
 

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