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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing Techniques

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Fly Fishing Techniques

There are many techniques employed by fly fishermen to increase their catch. First and most importantly is casting accuracy. Good mechanics and fundamentals increase accuracy because the line follows the line of the rod tip. A path directly overhead is the proper form, stopping at the 11:00 o’clock and 1:00 o’clock positions. Picking targets like a leaf floating down stream, or a foam spot on the water will eventually make for accurate casting. A perfect presentation to f…


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Crappie: Tournament Anglers’ Stringer-Filling Tricks Story and Photos By Tim Tucker. The contrast was a vivid illustration of just how far the
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Game & Fish – Crappie & Panfish Fishing
No matter where you fish this spring, these spots are sure to produce slabs — when you hit them right! If anything’s predictable about crappie, it’s their unpredictability
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August 31, 2009 at 6:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fall Steelhead Fishing on the Grand River 1 Hour West of Toronto, Canada.

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If looking for steelhead fishing nearby, the Grand River offers a wilderness setting with low trip expenses and a great day adventure. In mid September the steelhead trout migrate up this river from Lake Erie to the barricading dam in Paris, Ontario. From Paris down, fishermen can experience some of the best steelhead fishing in southern Ontario.

The Grand River has won numerous conservation and management awards. It has almost 200 shoreline miles and is the largest river in Southern Ontario. …


Walleye angler gets twice the thrills – Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
This is a tale about the one that didn’t get away. Make that two that didn’t get away. Jane Deinhammer of Eau Claire is no stranger to catching walleyes on a small lake in the Flambeau River State Forest northwest of Ladysmith. She’s fished there

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August 31, 2009 at 10:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Lake Trout Fishing

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Lake Trout can mostly be found in the northern part of the United States and Canada. They are prized as both a game fish as well as a food fish. Lake trout are the largest of the trout species and can grow in excess of 40 pounds in some cases. Lake trout are dependant on cold, deep, oxygen rich water, which is why they are mostly found in the Northern parts of North America. As a matter of fact, here’s a trivia question for you: Did you know that nearly 25% of Canada’s lake trout population…


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August 31, 2009 at 3:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Do You Really Have To Have Polarized Sunglasses While Fishing?

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This is a question that many anglers ask, and I simply wanted to outline some of the advantages to wearing polarized sun glasses. Just so you know, this is coming from a guy who didn’t wear polarized sun glasses for the first part of his fishing life. I didn’t think I needed them, because I caught plenty of fish without using them for so long. Besides, I never quite realized how they would actually help me.Then one day my fishing partner hooked a very large rainbow trout. He always wore polar…


Alabama catfish farmers get $9 million in stimulus money; Gulf Coast – Everything Alabama Blog
(AP Photo file/Rogelio V. Solis) catfish fingerlings are pulled out of the Quiver River Aquaculture Inc. pond near Moorhead, Miss., for transport to another farm, where they will be raised to fillet size in this June 3, 2008 file photo. Alabama’s

Petaluma music festival falls short – Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Jenny Boyle has scoured the countryside in search of good blues music, hitting juke joints from Chicago to New Orleans. But the retired telecom worker from Petaluma knows sometimes the sweetest sounds come from your own backyard. On Saturday, Boyle

Chicken livers doing the trick for channel catfish – Allentown Morning Call
Weather is playing havoc with weekend fishing; Consider it the calm before the mid-September frenzy. Wallenpaupack Sports Shop, Hawley (570-226-4797): Mark says there’s a lot of smallmouth action at Wallenpaupack on tubes and live herring while

Manure runoff killing fish – The Observer
The source of a fish kill in Port Huron’s Black River has been traced to manure runoff from a dairy farm. Thousands of fish died earlier this month in a 19-kilometre stretch of the river, including catfish, bass, pike and suckers. State wildlife

141 Alabama catfish farmers get nearly $9 million – BusinessWeek
The Alabama Agriculture Department has distributed almost $9 million to 141 catfish farmers as part of the federal stimulus package. Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks announced the distribution Tuesday. Sparks said catfish producers suffered

Catfish inspires childhood memories in Arnold – St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ARNOLD — On a recent afternoon, a long, dark shadow swimming in a creek where seven buddies spent their summer in youthful pursuits sent them into a frenzy. “Shark!” they yelled, as they jumped out of the water. But Bradley Edwards, 12, didn’t flee

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August 30, 2009 at 9:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing Books To Improve Your Technique And Your Catch

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Although experience is a great teacher when you are learning about fly fishing, you may also want to look into the myriad of books that are available on the topic. Fly fishing involves a lot of things, and you?ll need to know about these things if you?re going to be effective in the sport. Fly fishing books are a great way to start learning!A quick search on Amazon.com shows over 8,000 titles on fly fishing available! Prices range between $10 and $50. Some of these books are purely instructi…



Now that weve covered what nymph fly fishing is all about, letsnext take a look at what sort of fly fishing gear you’re going toneed to do it. While nymph fly fishing uses pretty much the samegear you use when dry fly fishing, there is a few small itemsthat any successfully nymph fisherman will want to have. Theseitems are strike indicators, some small weights, and a good pairof fly fishing sunglasses.Strike Indicators for Nymph FishingFirst, you will need some strike indicators. Strike indicato…

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August 30, 2009 at 3:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Expert Carp Fishing Baits – Natural Extracts and Alternative Proven Baiting Techniques

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There are many ways to make very successful fishing baits without using flavours!Freshwater flies, bloodworm, insect larvae, water snails, and all kinds of sea and freshwater shellfish like mussels etc, can all be incorporated into your fishing baits, giving a natural taste and crunch factor, and are available from many pet and fishing bait companies. The effect of adding ‘chitin’ based crushed shells of mussels or snails or prawns is not to be over-looked.In nature these are not only natural fo…


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sand and waves
by ray koziatek (Posted Sat, 29 Aug 2009 19:14:52 GMT)
the pic above the wiffy and her new friends was the day and conditions i pulled the drowing kid out of ……not good swimming conditions to say the least…..all the big wave pics were 2 days after hurricane “bill” past us so 8 to 10 ftrs ant the norm gentle 2 ftrs with 4 ft curls was the norm before and after the storm…actually all the beaches on the ocean side were closed to swimming but a couple dummies had to brave mother nature.. I know “BIG ED” my passed away Divemaster was looking down with pride as i used his ruff water swim training,,,,thanks old friend. the water behind my wife and her friends is typical conditions on the ocean side…except that day some major undercurrents brought the surface temps to low 60 deg.


New Guy III
by ray koziatek (Posted Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:26:33 GMT)
I take you salmon fishing you take me walleye fishing pass through ashtabula many times a year to see daughter in bowling green collage……….


speed and temp
by ray koziatek (Posted Sat, 29 Aug 2009 16:21:22 GMT)
PX-is a miltary shopping plaza :lol:


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August 30, 2009 at 1:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Weight Loss Fishing

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There’s a well-known old Chinese saying which can be applied to many situations.”Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”The same holds true with losing weight.There’s no doubt that if you follow a typical weight loss program with meal plans and exercise routines to the letter you will bed “fed” all the right information to lose weight. But the trouble is as soon as you stop following your prescribed regime you are lost and the weight pi…



1. Open Communication matters. It is important that you provide the guide all the information they need so that they will figure out what kind of fishing trip is best for you. Be sure to be honest in telling the guide how much experience you have regarding fishing. This will help them to know what advice and tips to give you so that you can make the most out of your time. 2. Seek the help of friends and relatives. Ask your friends and relatives who have fished and if not they may be able to pro…

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