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Forum: Beyond Georgia 07-20-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By JOHNKIES
Keep Open Mind

Keep an open mind on fishing. Yes, it may be too warm and Montana actually closes some of their streams if the water is too hot. But there are many other streams in the area and of course some tail...
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 07-19-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Great Fun!

What great fun to be out doing a little casual fishing and BAM! Magic happens. Sure, it's always an experience to locate a good fish, stalk a little, figure out which fly, the drift, etc and catch...
Forum: General Information 07-19-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By JOHNKIES
Another Option

If you continue beyond Caesar's Head on 276 you see a sign for Dupont State Forest. The Little River flows through this forest and is one of our DH streams but has hold overs like any other DH...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 07-17-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,919
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Gift Ball

Putin gave Trump a WC Soccer Ball. Trump seemed very pleased. Now he has one ......
Forum: General Information 07-17-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By JOHNKIES
Suggested Waters

If you go a couple miles further north from Ceasars Head you will be in NC.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 07-16-18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By JOHNKIES
Could Be?

And that could be part of the reason why Charleston was again voted the number one place in the US to live! Nor would those in Greenville SC and Asheville NC. Thank God! Lived in the ATL for years...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion 07-14-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By JOHNKIES
US Supreme Court

Nothing funnier than when the Chief Justice bobbled the swearing in of Obama for his first term. Just to be 100%, then did it again later just to make sure they did everything right! I don't have a...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 07-09-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,714
Posted By JOHNKIES
My Three

My picks are actually based on practicality. This sport requires us to spend a lot of time on our feet and most of that time is walking over very uneven terrain, submerged or otherwise.

#1. Best...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 07-07-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By JOHNKIES
The Hike

Like to hike? Go to Brainard Lake and take the trail west to Long Lake, Lake Isabel and beyond to the Isabel glacier ............ if the glacier has not melted away. The ridge in front of you is...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 07-07-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By JOHNKIES
Near Boulder

Look for water .......... fish there. Okay, not quite that easy but you have many options. Boulder Creek has some very good fishing and the section through town is really pretty good, plus some...
Forum: General Information 07-04-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Have Fun and Be Safe!

Funny how the Declaration of Independence is received sometimes. It really is a radical document and thanks to the boys who signed it, a very well written document as well - it says a great deal in...
Forum: Ask the Experts 07-04-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By JOHNKIES
Thumbs up Dork II

Cedar Point? We don't see that mentioned around here too often! I was also the dork a few years back when we were on North Bass Island and going into a sandwich shop the outside wall was...
Forum: General Information 07-03-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 728
Posted By JOHNKIES
Oh Good Grief

If you read the actual question you will see that he is looking for a book focusing on how to find trout waters and then how to go about fishing those waters. A book that could cover any of the...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 07-02-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,977
Posted By JOHNKIES
Organizations

Organizations vary by their founding intent and ongoing focus. NGTO (and BOD please correct as needed) is primarily a website for the exchange of information among anglers who primarily chase trout...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 07-01-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By JOHNKIES
Cool Slowing Growth

There is one simple thing to do which would dramatically decrease growth and possibly lead to abandonment of many areas: Outlaw air conditioning. No homes, offices, or transportation with AC: Fans...
Forum: Fishing Tips and Techniques 07-01-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By JOHNKIES
Hook Set

Good advice all along here. If it helps, think like a fish. You are a trout chasing a booger. As you close in on the snack you open your mouth wide to inhale and you snatch it! Consider the...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 06-30-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By JOHNKIES
Angry Thieves.

People who do this are thieves. They are stealing public property just as if they stole a park bench or stop sign. I try to be open minded but people from third world countries who come to the US...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-30-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By JOHNKIES
Lock the Gates!

We should have locked the gates to Georgia when the first members of my family showed up in the 40s ……… the 1740s when Ogelthorpe asked them to come down to Georgia to help push out the Spanish. ...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-30-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By JOHNKIES
Where in Colorado?

Curious where you doing your Colorado trip. The practice trip is a great idea by the way even though you cannot really emulate the altitude factor. I remind every flatlander heading the Rockies to...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-28-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By JOHNKIES
Valley Ag

Nice to see they offer low pressure sprinklers which should have less evaporation. The ones with the misty looking spray can have evaporative losses approaching 40%. I don't know about south...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-28-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By JOHNKIES
Water the Resource

Water is a key resource to anyone in agriculture or as the old saying in the west goes, "You can burn my barn and rape my wife and rustle my cattle but by God do not touch my water!"

There are a...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-28-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By JOHNKIES
Question Or ..............

Or if more water needs to get to Florida perhaps the agricultural users could go to less thirsty crops and reduce irrigation needs? The Flint also is part of this system, just not as big a river. ...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-28-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By JOHNKIES
Smile Supreme Court & Other

For what it's worth, the function of the Supreme Court is to decide the law for the case presented. They have no obligation to tell states or the fed how to go about implementing the decision.
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Forum: Beyond Georgia 06-27-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By JOHNKIES
Flies With Spin Gear

We used to do this in eastern Colorado where the wind was fierce. On spin line slide a clear, hollow float with a stem through the middle. Tie small swivel on end of fly line big enough the float...
Forum: Environmental Issues / Conservation 06-25-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By JOHNKIES
Legislative Literature

You have to read any legislative literature more carefully than a land shark's contract. No matter their stripe they are a slippery lot and can make something that sounds perfect be just a front for...
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