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Forum: Ask the Experts Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool How Cold Is It?

Hold cold is it? Depends on your personal fat layers, how much bourbon you can drink and not slip on rocks and how much personal "shrinkage" you can afford .....................
Forum: Ask the Experts Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Jakkbaur

Love the diagram! That one picture speaks volumes as to positioning the netter, then add the words of Browniez and it's about 99% there! The only thing I would add is don't try to chase the fish. ...
Forum: Ask the Experts Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By JOHNKIES
Hemmingway

Earnest Hemmingway was a fabulous author but he was unable to teach anyone how to be a writer. There are some things at which an individual has tremendous innate skills but struggles trying to pass...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 02-21-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By JOHNKIES
Lots of "Whys?"

There are a lot of "why this and why now" going on and as the revered Buck said, blame those pesky young whipper snappers! But yes, music is changing and more instrumentation is going digital. Just...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 02-20-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By JOHNKIES
Fish Hawk Salties

I have not rumbled around the Fish Hawk salt water section of late, but they have an excellent selection of gear and informed personnel.
Forum: Watercraft 02-19-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By JOHNKIES
Lessons?

Someone recently had rowing lessons in the Swap Shop.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 02-19-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,117
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Neighborhood Happiness

Can you imagine how happy everyone in the neighborhood would have been had all the weed in the trunk burned at one time .... 8- ) I bet local bakeries and ice cream stores would have record sales...
Forum: Ask the Experts 02-19-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By JOHNKIES
Go Fish!

Clean it up and go fish with it! As noted, not a collectable ......... right now. But at one time '38 Ford coupes were considered just junk so who knows what might collectable ten years down the...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 02-18-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,619
Posted By JOHNKIES
Trip to Davidson

(a) Stop in at Davidson River Outfitters on corner of 64 and 276 for current intel.
(b) Water will be high - we have had lots of rain.
(c) The Davidson comes in 3 flavors. From confluence with...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 02-17-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,206
Posted By JOHNKIES
Question Question

I have a question about gill netting bass. Is there a commercial market for bass fillets? We eat a lot of seafood and I have eaten some bass over the years, mostly smaller ones but even those just...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 02-16-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Bouncing 2wt

Aha! The bouncing 2 wt suggests you are banging your way up rutted USFS roads in 4 wheel drive and turning the beer in the cooler to foam! Actually, one thing I neglected to mention is where we go...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 02-16-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up What The EG Said!

" .... From what I have seen throughout the years going back to the Gwinnett County Water Works project on Lake Lanier, the Lake Lanier Association comes across as being only concerned with lakeside...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 02-16-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By JOHNKIES
It Depends

It depends on what you are driving and how often you are going to travel with rods rigged & ready. Sedans, trucks, SUV, mule train, etc. Twice a year or twice a week, etc. If it's a big SUV, I...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 02-14-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By JOHNKIES
Smithgall Cabins

The Smithgall cabins are a little pricey but they include extra fishing days on the section of Dukes running through the cabins - closed off to all but cabin renters.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 02-14-18, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Beach Boys Got it Right!

The Beach Boys got it right with the lyric "and the northern girls with the way they kiss keep their boy friends warm at night ..."
Forum: General Information 02-13-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Learn to Fly Fish!

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Forum: Off-topic Discussion 02-12-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By JOHNKIES
Wink Never Mind

Oh. Never mind I saw name of thread and thought we were talking cheerleaders ...... 8- O
Forum: Ask the Experts 02-12-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,327
Posted By JOHNKIES
Not Yet Mentioned

Not yet mentioned is one of my selections for the "stranded in the wilds and only allowed one fishing lure", the Beetle Spin in various colors and sizes.
Forum: General Information 02-12-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By JOHNKIES
Question Mid 1990s

We built our cabin north of Blue Ridge summer of '96 and I spoke to someone at a local boat dealer about fishing in Lake Blue Ridge. He said something to the effect that, "were hardly any bucket...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 02-10-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,705
Posted By JOHNKIES
Davidson DH?

Sighter there is no DH section on the Davidson that I am aware of. Nearby streams with DH are West Fork Pigeon, East Fork French Broad and North Mills. The three sections of the Davidson are the...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 02-10-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,269
Posted By JOHNKIES
Casting vs Fishing

For what it's worth, focus more on the fishing - it's more fun. But the casting is necessary so here a few tips:

- The 'Hootch while holding much potential is one very, very big river. Try some...
Forum: Ask the Experts 02-08-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,327
Posted By JOHNKIES
Stop Twist

If your line is twisting, try using a small barrel swivel. Tie it to the spinning line, then add a foot or two of "tippet" and tie the spinner on that way. Also if you can find clear, long oval...
Forum: General Information 02-08-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Boat + Beer = Blooper

Couple buddies of mine used to entertain themselves on Sunday afternoons driving to the boat ramp with a cooler full of beer. They would back the truck up to a good viewing position, get in the bed...
Forum: General Information 02-08-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By JOHNKIES
Michigan Swim

Back in the last century I was smallmouth fishing with friends in Lake Michigan, way up near the Straits. It was mid-June, the water was very cold, and the fishing was great! I was using spin...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 02-07-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By JOHNKIES
Gummit Handouts

All kinds of businesses benefit from government largess. A few that come to mind are transportation, mining, forestry, agriculture and medicine (especially big pharma). States, counties and cities...
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