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Grant R

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The underbelly of flyfishing
« on: January 02, 2018, 01:05:32 PM »
It was only a matter of time until this caught up with our sport.

https://vimeo.com/123359555

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Re: The underbelly of flyfishing
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2018, 03:22:54 PM »
Thanks for sharing this very informative and eye-opening documentary, Grant!

I didn't realize that this was becoming such a big, social and economic issue these days, but I suppose that it's a sign of the times...
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Re: The underbelly of flyfishing
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 09:23:59 AM »
I have seen the Headhunter Fly Shop 'expose' before!!  Leslie and I fished the upper Missouri at Craig Montana last July.  After the streamers stopped working for me, much to the chagrin of the local drift boat dry fly purists, my 'dope of choice' for the big browns, was a Squirmy Wormy fished under an indicator from an anchored jet boat!!  Thought I got away with it until on the return trip home when my boat was quarantined at the Canada/US border crossing (actually for decontamination for possible Zebra mussel hitchhikers)!!

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Re: The underbelly of flyfishing
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 03:04:01 PM »
Lol!  I like the guy labeled "Former Nympher".   I would rank this up there with Hank Patterson...  :)

I would have thought though that 'nymphs' would have been the drug of choice.  But with streamers, I guess the tug is the drug... lol.
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Re: The underbelly of flyfishing
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 07:00:26 PM »
so funny!  ;D
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Re: The underbelly of flyfishing
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2018, 05:46:27 AM »
Hank Patterson:  "What's hatching when the fish are eating powerbait?"

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Re: The underbelly of flyfishing
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2018, 07:33:56 AM »
Hank Patterson:  "What's hatching when the fish are eating powerbait?"

Lol.  I know!
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