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Forum: Salt Water Reports Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Dylar
I keep thinking about getting a Gheenoe. How well...

I keep thinking about getting a Gheenoe. How well do they track when polled?
Forum: Salt Water Reports 07-14-18, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Dylar
Flood Tides: A Love Letter

I live in the mountains, but my first love was the sea. As a child, my family spent summers in the South Carolina Low Country, and it remains a second home of the spirit for me today. I like to...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 07-06-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Posted By Dylar
Oh yeah, I've caught 9" brookies with 4" brookies...

Oh yeah, I've caught 9" brookies with 4" brookies jammed down their gullets, sometimes with the bones from the fins sticking out through their sides. They're the most aggressive salmonids on earth...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 07-06-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Posted By Dylar
Lovely fish. At the growth rates attainable in...

Lovely fish. At the growth rates attainable in most southern Appalachian headwaters streams, that's a fish pushing five, maybe six years old, and that's pretty much as long as a brook trout can...
Forum: Fishing Tips and Techniques 07-06-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Dylar
A few tips: 1. A strip strike will give you...

A few tips:

1. A strip strike will give you a better, more direct connection to the fly, and almost always a better hookup with streamer type hooks (which have a broader cross section than your...
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 07-01-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Dylar
Friends, Fun and Fish

After a week of great trout fishing (http://www.georgia-outdoors.com/forum/showthread.php?t=116238) with my UK-based friend Matt, it was time for him to get ready for his return journey. First...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-30-18, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Dylar
Ah, the hike into that gorge is indeed a...

Ah, the hike into that gorge is indeed a dick-punch. Worth it, though.
Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-30-18, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Dylar
A Week on the Water

Last Friday, my friend Matt flew into town from his home in England's Lake District to spend some time vacationing and fishing stateside. We met last fall through a mutual friend and fishing buddy,...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 06-14-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By Dylar
Big motor on that fish.

Big motor on that fish.
Forum: Salt Water Reports 06-13-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Dylar
Cubes of jelly ball on a small treble are the...

Cubes of jelly ball on a small treble are the usual tactic. You can usually find those floating around just past the breakers and around the inlet mouths and that sort of thing. I caught them on...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-13-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Dylar
The pastor I spoke with had married him a local...

The pastor I spoke with had married him a local girl, but he himself was from Neon, KY. That dialect again.
Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-13-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Dylar
Afternoon Delight

I spent the morning and much of the afternoon Tuesday helping a friend move into some new digs out in what can only be very generously described as BFE. Not one to let a trip to the boonies go to...
Forum: Salt Water Reports 06-09-18, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Dylar
One thing you might consider is fishing Bear...

One thing you might consider is fishing Bear Island/Hammocks Beach State Park, some of the best surf fly casting opportunities around. Take the ferry out to the State Park. If you can, time it out...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 06-09-18, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Dylar
I'm glad that girdle bug worked out for you. ...

I'm glad that girdle bug worked out for you. It's a wonderfully impressionistic fly that is so intrinsically buggy that it gets eaten even if it doesn't really look like anything in particular. ...
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 06-08-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Dylar
Man, that's the thing I could never give up about...

Man, that's the thing I could never give up about fishing a conventional fly rod, that wholly tactile satisfaction of shooting line.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-08-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 4,534
Posted By Dylar
The English national team draws out some of the...

The English national team draws out some of the most delusional sports fans I've encountered outside the Knoxville city limits.
Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-08-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Dylar
The water there is fairly clear, but very...

The water there is fairly clear, but very tannic/distinctly reddish clear. My understanding is that bass in that kind of water tend to be kind of muted in their colors.
Forum: Salt Water Reports 06-08-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By Dylar
How did I miss this? That's a heck of Spanglish,...

How did I miss this? That's a heck of Spanglish, mayne.
Forum: Ask the Experts 06-08-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Dylar
Ain't nothing in WNC drawn down right now... ...

Ain't nothing in WNC drawn down right now...

That said, it can be tough to launch from the ramp at the dam if they're generating full bore out of Hiwassee
Forum: Ask the Experts 06-08-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Dylar
I broke off a 18-20" range fish on a small stream...

I broke off a 18-20" range fish on a small stream recently for precisely that reason. Had just released about a 12" fish that really choked down a squirmy. Even noticed that the tippet was nicked. ...
Forum: Ask the Experts 06-08-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Dylar
Can't say I keep dialed in on that. It's ****...

Can't say I keep dialed in on that. It's **** near a 3 hour drive from my place to the ramp and I'm a boatless wonder. I have been out that way a couple of times, and the growth rates on those fish...
Forum: ASK DNR-U.S. Army COE 06-08-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By Dylar
Isn't "needless suffering" part of the definition...

Isn't "needless suffering" part of the definition of catch-and-release fishing? As refined as the image of trout fishing is, we ought not forget that it is, at its heart, a blood sport.
Forum: ASK DNR-U.S. Army COE 06-08-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By Dylar
I mean, on some level stockers are simply born...

I mean, on some level stockers are simply born for fryin'.
Forum: ASK DNR-U.S. Army COE 06-08-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By Dylar
When this happened in NC, it was just drunks...

When this happened in NC, it was just drunks playing around. They didn't even realize they'd shut off the water.
Forum: ASK DNR-U.S. Army COE 06-08-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By Dylar
It happened at the Armstrong Hatchery in Marion,...

It happened at the Armstrong Hatchery in Marion, NC back in 2015. 150k fish killed from some drunk dudes crankin' knobs with a load on.
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