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Forum: Off-topic Discussion Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By JOHNKIES
Wow!

Wow! I think that should be called criminal assault or just plain chicken "fertilizer" for hitting the QB from behind!

On football, had some fun yesterday substituting for one of the PE...
Forum: General Information Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By JOHNKIES
Indeed!

The rattlesnake attack was on the Edisto River, one I am somewhat familiar with. We have had our extended family vacation on Edisto Island the last couple of years.

While we are here, I would...
Forum: Fish Tales! 05-22-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By JOHNKIES
Personal Best

So far these are all GA catches and none of mine were in GA, plus no photo evidence. Two favorites were both Wyoming Cutthroats, one from the Yellowstone below the lake and the other from the N....
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 05-21-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Why Cash?

Forgot one reason for cash ............. you really don't want to put your credit card under a garter at certain Atlanta entertainment venues .................... 8- O
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 05-20-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By JOHNKIES
Wink Neither

I carry neither cash nor any debit or credit card. That's what my girl friend is for! She carries her cards and her cash and I just look pretty ...................... 8- )

Why cash? You...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 05-15-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By JOHNKIES
Tall Order

That's a pretty tall order. Most of the camping in that area, unless you backpack, is going to be typical car camping. There are some private campgrounds scattered along the main stem Nantahala but...
Forum: General Information 05-14-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By JOHNKIES
Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend park near McCaysville has lots of river access, not too deep and some nice amenities like restrooms and picnic pavilions. If on the weekend, recommend going early.
Forum: General Information 05-13-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By JOHNKIES
Happy Mothers Day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z865nKpgH0Q

I hope the link works if not it's entering by hand.

--jk--
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 05-11-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool WARNING!!!

WARNING!! Fishing for bream/bluegill and bass with a fly is highly addictive and may lead to having longings for a farm pond even when you are standing in a trout stream.

WARNING!
Forum: Chattahoochee River 05-11-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Not a Lure

That shrimp is not a lure, that's somebody's pet! Look again. see the attached fabric? That's not a leader, that's a leash! I bet some little boy or little girl is now heart broken to without...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 05-09-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By JOHNKIES
Should be Fine

If that reel can handle Lake Michigan steelhead it will be fine in salt. I do this when we go to the Carolina coast and would advise two thinkgs: When finished fishing for the day, rinse your reel...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 05-09-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,524
Posted By JOHNKIES
Two Flavors

Remember there are two flavors of brookies, wild, native stream born, and stocked. You can catch stocked brookies in DH waters (of which NC has three more weeks of) or any hatchery supported waters....
Forum: General Information 05-09-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By JOHNKIES
Exactly!

Exactly. This photo shows exactly why I switched from $8 Garcia Vegas to $.80 Backwoods Smokes. That way when Mr Big breaks off or I blow the hook-up and exclaim "OH $h1T" it's 80 cents in the...
Forum: General Information 05-09-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By JOHNKIES
Whew!

Whew! Who did you p1$$ off? Did you spit on a gypsy? Maybe accidently hook a troll under the Amacola Falls bridge? Maybe you had unkind words about the beloved NGTO board?

Sorry to hear about...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 05-07-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By JOHNKIES
Estes Park and RMNP

Look for water and fish there. That should do it.

Okay, maybe a little more effort than that. Mid June is run-off and all streams will be high and some discolored. I would fish the lakes and...
Forum: General Information 05-01-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Brook Trout Habits

.... "how did the brook trout get above the falls to begin with? ...."

What? You never heard of 'The Flying Nun'? 8- )
Forum: Chattahoochee River 05-01-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,770
Posted By JOHNKIES
Summary:

To summarize Natureman's post, You Can't Fix Stupid.

And in all fairness we all get stupid at some point along the way. I have been caught by unexpected releases on the Tuck and Toccoa tail...
Forum: General Information 05-01-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Old School Swampy

Maybe we could sign you up for an orienteering course? 8-) And yes I DO have that merit badge!
Forum: General Information 05-01-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By JOHNKIES
Be Prepared

Another thread was talking about the BSA and their motto is "Be Prepared" which remains good advice for anyone going outdoors for any purpose. Here in NC we have Panthertown Valley which is...
Forum: General Information 04-30-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By JOHNKIES
Brookie "Habits"

Sorry just could not help myself! I was raised Lutheran so pretty much just a reformed Catholic so I allow myself the occasional fun poke at Catholicism now and again.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 04-30-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By JOHNKIES
Battery Life

Laptop batteries work best if once a week you allow them to completely drain the battery, then turn off the computer and plug it back into an outlet. That is the best and most complete re-charge. ...
Forum: General Information 04-30-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By JOHNKIES
Brookie Habits

Saw the thread title and thought we were talking about Catholic Brook Trout .... 8- )

Brook trout have survived because of their eclectic diet and voracious feeding habits. For brookies, if it...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 04-29-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By JOHNKIES
Which One?

When I saw "photo editing" Macs were my first thought. The only thing I would look hard at is if there are existing files on a pc there may be difficulties in moving those to a Mac without some loss...
Forum: General Information 04-28-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Tribute to Lefty

The April-May issue of 'Fly Fisherman' has a great tribute to Lefty written by Flip Pallot. They were great friends for over 50 years. Sample - when Pallot's home was destroyed by the hurricane...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 04-27-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,756
Posted By JOHNKIES
BSA History

Check out this link:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Boy_Scouts_of_America
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