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Brooktastic

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:00 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Brooktastic ¦  Replies: 67 ¦  Views: 7013

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Things are Lit Up in Northern Wisco

Happy 4th o July

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Re: A Fascination with Flies - For the Drake

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:35 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: A Fascination with Flies - For the Drake ¦  Replies: 33 ¦  Views: 3489

As always Bob Well Done! Both your painting and words capture the vibe we all appreciate so much. I'd not fret too much with your word count...seems just right to me but that's just my 2 cents worth. I think Outcast inhabits the same area that I learned to tie flies...this essay brought me back to a...

Re: PHHHHHHH!!!!! 10,000 casts my ass

 by AftonAngler ¦  Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:38 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: PHHHHHHH!!!!! 10,000 casts my ass ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 3000

Nice fish and congrats! Only thing harder than getting a muskie on a fly is to get a picture of a muskie on a fly... Spillways and muskie...just like peanuts and beer. Those devils can get pretty fired up in the foam...great place to bang a big'n'nasty bug into and hang-on! That snout scar is very t...

Re: Enough with the "retards"

 by AftonAngler ¦  Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:50 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Enough with the "retards" ¦  Replies: 25 ¦  Views: 3365

I'll give you props for putting it out there JB This place is loaded with hormones and insults get tossed around like EHC at a fly swap...being a royal asshole myself I can look into the mirror and know when I need to change the image so I guess most others have that ability too. Sensitive area but ...

Re: June 2008 Contest - Bass: the fish, water, & bugs

 by AftonAngler ¦  Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:21 am ¦  Forum: Photography ¦  Topic: June 2008 Contest - Bass: the fish, water, & bugs ¦  Replies: 43 ¦  Views: 13479

The water

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Re: June 2008 Contest - Bass: the fish, water, & bugs

 by AftonAngler ¦  Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:52 am ¦  Forum: Photography ¦  Topic: June 2008 Contest - Bass: the fish, water, & bugs ¦  Replies: 43 ¦  Views: 13479

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Re: Musky flies...

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jun 27, 2008 8:23 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky flies... ¦  Replies: 55 ¦  Views: 5857

Ah, the Kro Bar... Not a bad spot really. Then there is the Hungry Trout (think...I ain't burnt...the sun don't bother me!) and then my favo pre/post fishing swill hole the Gopher Hole Lounge and one can begin to get a true grasp of the layers of proper fishin in upper Wisco. I learned that Poncho &...

Re: High Protein Streamer Thread

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:04 pm ¦  Forum: Fly Tying ¦  Topic: High Protein Streamer Thread ¦  Replies: 134 ¦  Views: 16596

NICE work Amigos... I really like the articulated stuff NeedmoreDEET very tasty! And Steelhyde we should do a float next week...scouted the big Chip yesterday and its looking very tasty...thinking an overinght float Tues/Wed...we can toss those monsters of your design. Speaking of MONSTERS http://ww...

Re: Musky flies...

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:34 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky flies... ¦  Replies: 55 ¦  Views: 5857

Forgot I had this... Image courtsey of Robert Tomes from his forth coming book: Muskie on the Fly by Wild River Press - Masters on the Fly series 2008 http://www.uppermidwestflyfishing.com/photos/data/568/medium/Angry_PgR.jpg I have modified it since they shot the layout for the book...now I add som...

Re: Musky flies...

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:35 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky flies... ¦  Replies: 55 ¦  Views: 5857

Sure I'll post up some fly tying stuff... Might take me a bit to upload a batch of stuff. We are still in the stoneage up here in Northern Wisco...no cell service and 56k dial-up...must be why the fishin' kicks such ass. http://www.uppermidwestflyfishing.com/photos/data/566/medium/lucky13_headshot.j...

Re: Musky flies...

 by AftonAngler ¦  Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:36 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky flies... ¦  Replies: 55 ¦  Views: 5857

sorry for the grin and grip... looks like I must have violated one of them interweb rules that a fishhillbilly like me knows nothing about. what's BP&P? Anyway Bob - you should try out some of my junk sometime. might surprise you... You get muskie on smallmouth patterns, I get smallmouth on muskie p...

Re: Musky flies...

 by AftonAngler ¦  Thu Jun 26, 2008 5:18 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Musky flies... ¦  Replies: 55 ¦  Views: 5857

Tom should twist my arm a bit... Our water is in good shape and so are the fish...talk about a flippin' arm twisting! http://www.uppermidwestflyfishing.com/photos/data/566/medium/NICE_START.jpg Nice looking flies guys...been getting killed this season yet? Zero to hero in a blink of the eye :cool

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