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  1. murray

    Old guys

    Those are great photos Lornce. I really liked the one where the trout were eating with just their snouts poking through.
  2. Hey Wayne, I have an older Sage 8 Wt FLI series that you could take out for a day if you like. Personally, I fish a 6 WT for pike. I don’t catch anything big enough to have considering a bigger rod. I know there are big pike out there, I just don’t seem to catch any over 30 inches. Murray
  3. Missed your PM back this summer.

    Still have the hat and am coming to Calgary next week.



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      Hi, I have a couple of things going on next week but I’m interested in the hat if you still want to sell it.  Give me a shout or let me know which day your coming in and maybe we can meet up for a coffee somewhere.  403 281 7537(H) 587 891 1923 (C)


  4. When are you going to win town? Do you have a vehicle,The weather for the next couple of days will be decent, give me a shout and I can show you a few access points if I'm not busy.
  5. I suspect that everyone that has a favorite 4 wt will recommend that particular brand. The number of choices is limitless, from fast action graphite to slower, full flex graphite to different glass rods. I personally have an Orvis mid priced rod. It's a great rod and you can cast it all day long. If price is a major consideration, I suggest you have a look at the Echo lineup. They perform very well and have a warranty as well.its hard to beat the price but broken rods will still be out of service for at least a couple of weeks while they ship you a new section. TFO rods. Have an outlet in Calgary , they are competitively priced and are worth checking out too. If you would like to give my Orvis a try, let me know, I'm always up for a fishing trip. Murray oops, I forgot to speak about length of rod. All I can really say is my own personal preference. All of my small stream rods are shorter. I find that it is much easier to do a little bush whacking. The streams are all small as far as width goes and you are not trying to get 60 ft. Casts. A 30 ft cast is all you really need.
  6. Thanks, looks like a different format this year.
  7. Is the TU tackle swap happening again this year and if so where and when?
  8. Brian at Auto Marine is as good as there is at this type of work. Very professional and can repair almost anything inflatable boat wise. They are located 1 block east of McLeod and approx 2 blocks north of 50 Th average..
  9. So, first of all, I have never fished out of a kayak so I could be all wet on this but here is my impression. I have floated many times and fished from my pontoon. It seems to me that a kayak is more sleek than a pontoon and would float significantly faster. One thing I try to do is slow my pontoon down by constantly rowing upstream to slow the boat down. when you do catch a fish, it is very much a struggle to land big, hard fighting trout and trying to get to shore all while fighting the current and other obstructions. It might be a fun float but my guess is fishing at the same time could result in frustration. Once again though, keep in mind that I'm viewing this from one perspective only. I would be interested to hear others views on this.
  10. Welcome to the forum Delray. September is a great time for fishing Calgary and southern Alberta. Send me a note while your here and maybe we can weta line together. Murray
  11. Very good questions Brian, don't know the answers but I am interested. Are there any hatchery so elsewhere in the province?
  12. Just a sample of what kind of fish are out there.
  13. Welcome to the forum Mike. July is the perfect time to visit our area. All of the Mountain streams are open for fishing by then as well as the Bow river that runs right through the middle of our city. When you get closer to your trip, contact me and perhaps I can show you some nice water. Murray.
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