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Forum: NGTO President / BOD Announcements 07-06-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By The Ole Man
It's nice as well to have a direct connection to...

It's nice as well to have a direct connection to the Revolutionary War. My GGGGG Grandfahter was a Revolutionary War soldier named John Dillard who founded Dillard, Ga in Rabun County and whose heirs...
Forum: General Information 07-01-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By The Ole Man
Georgia DNR has Fisheries Biologists but as far...

Georgia DNR has Fisheries Biologists but as far as I know none are specifically assigned to just trout management (except maybe at the Hatcheries). I believe they more generally share management of...
Forum: Fishing Tips and Techniques 06-27-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By The Ole Man
All well and good except that the clinch is crap....

All well and good except that the clinch is crap. Here is Ga Guide and NGTO member Kent Edmonds take on the Clinch knot:
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Forum: Fishing Tips and Techniques 06-27-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By The Ole Man
The pen and toothpick are fine as long as the two...

The pen and toothpick are fine as long as the two lines being joined are the same size or no more than .002" difference in size. When the size difference is more than the initial 002" allowable...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 06-20-18, 12:56 PM
Replies: 43
Wow
Views: 2,634
Posted By The Ole Man
According to Hooker (from "Witicisms", top of the...

According to Hooker (from "Witicisms", top of the Board):

"Fall from grace and catch some fish. I'll never understand why some anglers are so exclusive in their methods of fishing that they forego...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-19-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 967
Posted By The Ole Man
Smile ....and then there is fly fishing addiction. A...

....and then there is fly fishing addiction. A very real thing that makes one slow their vehicle to get a closer look at roadkill.

We neighborhood boys had no problem getting outside and even...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-19-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By The Ole Man
Carl was the one that he and his dad built a...

Carl was the one that he and his dad built a drift boat together and someone stole it. Down around Callaway Gardens I believe --when Carl maybe lived or guided there. Never got it back I think. Jimmy...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 06-19-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Wow
Views: 2,634
Posted By The Ole Man
Show him a 7 inch, rainbow trout pattern, Rapala...

Show him a 7 inch, rainbow trout pattern, Rapala at around 6:30 AM. He's a stocker killer. That lure will cost you $15 but it's what a guy used to score large numbers of big fish on the Hooch back...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-18-18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By The Ole Man
Sounds like a great life Dan. Idaho's population...

Sounds like a great life Dan. Idaho's population is 1.7 million. Georgia is somewhere north of 10 million. Makes a big difference especially when about half of that is in metro Atlanta alone. Looking...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 06-18-18, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By The Ole Man
It wouldn't be a kit rod if it was built by Ron...

It wouldn't be a kit rod if it was built by Ron White. I don't believe build it yourself Orvis kit rods were serialized. There is an Orvis list at Classic Fly Rods with all serial numbers, what date...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 06-17-18, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By The Ole Man
Beginning to look like the Hiwassee in Reliance....

Beginning to look like the Hiwassee in Reliance. I was up there once watching the shuttle trucks load up and a staff guy said they had shuttled over 700 that morning and the second wave would arrive...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 06-16-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By The Ole Man
Thumbs up Nice one Kevin. Right out of HB Park. That's what...

Nice one Kevin. Right out of HB Park. That's what I call "picnic fish". There are some larger ones that hang around the Park for two things---hot dog and burger leftovers that people throw in for the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-14-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By The Ole Man
Bill----Carpcatcher/ Danny moved to Missoula, Mt...

Bill----Carpcatcher/ Danny moved to Missoula, Mt in '04 and was never heard from again. :)
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-14-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By The Ole Man
Hey Dan---we hate you. :) Wondered what happened...

Hey Dan---we hate you. :) Wondered what happened to you. If you recall NGTO member name Warmouth (Carl Warmouth), he did the same thing. He's in Boise, Id and at last report was the Dean of Students...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 06-06-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By The Ole Man
The Trans-Miss America will be along shortly. The...

The Trans-Miss America will be along shortly. The media will gush themselves drunk.
Forum: Fly Tying 06-05-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By The Ole Man
Thumbs up Great pattern, great tie !

Great pattern, great tie !
Forum: Fly Tying 06-05-18, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By The Ole Man
When the only colors you need are olive and gray....

When the only colors you need are olive and gray. :)
Forum: Fly Tying 06-02-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 348
Posted By The Ole Man
Nice job Kevin. You could probably fill 2 more of...

Nice job Kevin. You could probably fill 2 more of those boxes before this water goes down.
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-01-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,955
Posted By The Ole Man
Btw--I don't know about today but years back they...

Btw--I don't know about today but years back they were funded by the (Ted) Turner Foundation at $250,000 per year. May not need a NGTO donation. They did attend several Flings at one time . Set up a...
Forum: Suggestion Box 06-01-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,232
Posted By The Ole Man
I think that means "The water from Helen just got...

I think that means "The water from Helen just got here. Oh crap, get on the chart, get on the chart."
Forum: Suggestion Box 06-01-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,232
Posted By The Ole Man
I'm not a great fan of a private section BUT--you...

I'm not a great fan of a private section BUT--you could probably accomplish that by limiting access based on some arbitrary number of Post's that one has accumulated. SEFFF uses a Post limit set-up...
Forum: Suggestion Box 06-01-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,232
Posted By The Ole Man
Totally agree Buck and I am reminded that NGTO...

Totally agree Buck and I am reminded that NGTO founder Aaron Sago stated 20 years ago that NGTO would always be free. As far as funds for NGTO, NGTO receives plenty of funds from Sponsor Forum...
Forum: General Information 05-31-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By The Ole Man
Flash Flood Warning

Flash flood emergency warning issued for Helen/White County until 10:00 PM tonight. Raining as much as 4 inches per hour and winds to 60 mph. Going to be a LOT more water coming into Lanier which is...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 05-27-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By The Ole Man
Go to the link in my Post (#7). Scroll down....

Go to the link in my Post (#7). Scroll down. There is a pic of the Chattahoochee Bass. Also where to catch one. Right below it is the Redeye Bass.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 05-24-18, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By The Ole Man
The Abel's at $85 are the ultimate . The only...

The Abel's at $85 are the ultimate . The only thing that comes close is the Orvis model at $79. "You get what you pay for", "No one was ever sorry that they bought the best there was", yada, yada,...
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