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Forum: Ifish Community 07-09-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,279
Posted By FOSH
Re: Anyone ever seen a jack this small?

Years ago (September of 1973) I caught a Chinook in the Illinois River of Southern Oregon. Looked like a typical Chinook salmon nearing spawning except it was only about nine inches long. I'd never...
Forum: Fish & Game Management 06-09-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 18,869
Posted By FOSH
Re: Do you believe in the wild fish recovery myth?

I've been seeing "natural origin" used instead of "wild" to indicate fish that have hatched from the gravel regardless of the status of their parents. I like it better!
Forum: Ifish Community 06-09-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 17,720
Posted By FOSH
Re: ifish Giveaway: Brute Outdoors Cooler

I'll use mine to keep my summer steelhead fresh until they're ready for the barbecue AND a handy seat for when my back gets tired.:whistle:
Forum: Ifish Community 09-19-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 28,696
Posted By FOSH
Re: Bubba Blade Fillet Knife Giveaway!

My newest favorite is wahoo in fish tacos!:food:
Forum: Ifish Community 06-29-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,417
Posted By FOSH
Forum: Ifish Community 03-08-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 16,745
Posted By FOSH
Re: Hatchery fish are wild

The only way I can see that hatchery fish are inferior to wild-spawned fish is that they didn't go through the biggest part of the selection process. The biggest percentage of "inferior" genes are...
Forum: Ifish Community 02-10-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,642
Posted By FOSH
Re: My first steelhead! Finally

Gorgeous fish, Mark! Did you deserve it?. . .or was it just luck? :wink:
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 12-16-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,103
Posted By FOSH
Re: Winter Steelhead Challenge?

I'm in as well. This year I hope to catch a few nymphing. :ooo:
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 11-04-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,823
Posted By FOSH
Re: Your go to Steelhead fly!

The Lady Caroline! My favorite summer and fall fly. Especially if as elegantly tied as stillinscrubs did. (I don't tie and can't buy 'em that pretty.) :)
Forum: Ifish Community 07-07-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,377
Posted By FOSH
Re: Lamprey? What would you do ?

As a kid roaming the Applegate river in the early '60s, we regularly caught lamprey. Standing in the water of a shallow riffle caused an eddy extending downstream. The lamprey would use the slower...
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 03-29-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,602
Posted By FOSH
Talking Re: Pram


I have an 8 ft. pram. Aluminum from GP boat shop.
You're more than welcome to use it to find out if this is what you want. (or use it to fish your secret place, each season--I owe you!)...
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 12-15-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,350
Posted By FOSH
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 08-04-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,906
Posted By FOSH
Re: 2010 Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing Entries

33 inch buck taken 2 AUG on the Cowlitz. Swinging a #4 Silver Hilton (What I use when I don't know what to use.) Hardest fighting fish I've caught in two years!http://i35.tinypic.com/2lc9ydd.jpg
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 05-05-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,342
Posted By FOSH
Re: 2010 Summer Run Steelhead Fly Fishing Challenge

I'd like to give it a try this year, Andy. Thanks--FOSH
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 04-11-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,414
Posted By FOSH
Re: 2009 Trout Fly Fishing Challenge

I'd like in. Probably not much chance for the biggest. . .but I do catch pretty fish!:D
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 04-10-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,715
Posted By FOSH
Re: 2009 Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing Challenge

I'm in. . .and, thanks Andy!
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 03-11-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,224
Posted By FOSH
Re: Winter steel success?

I've had about the same amount of success as last year although it has been slow lately with the STRANGE water conditions. . .but. . . I have noticed that the fish have been much smaller this year. ...
Forum: Trout Yak! Trout & Kokanee Fishing 02-04-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By FOSH
Re: Groundhog Day at Merwin!

We took our one fish at 20 feet. Never touched another! Not even *********, er. . .northern pikeminnow. Slingblade trailing a Sep's pimple (pink) with shoepeg corn is where...
Forum: Trout Yak! Trout & Kokanee Fishing 02-03-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By FOSH
Groundhog Day at Merwin!

My friend, Ray, and I took the short trip up to Merwin Monday. We both wondered why noone ever talked about it in February.:D Besides, our other possibilities were too muddy or had already...
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 03-29-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,277
Posted By FOSH
Re: Newbie to Pontoon Boat fishing

I've heard a lot about the dangers of waders lately, and although I'm not an expert at swimming with neoprene,:smirk: I've done it often enough to offer some observations:

First--Water in your...
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 03-01-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By FOSH
Re: Do you have my backpack?


I'll answer here because I'm afraid my emails didn't reach you.

Yes! Your backpack is still in the back of the truck. Ray and I plan to be back where we met this coming Monday. If we...
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 11-15-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,965
Posted By FOSH
Re: 2007/2008 Winter Steelhead Fly Fishing Challenge

I'll give it a shot. Maybe my new spey set-up will allow me to actually post an entry this year!

Thanks, AndyK
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 07-27-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By FOSH
Re: Bolan Lake

I've heard there were lots of bears around there, but If I were staying at the lookout (overnight!) I'd be more concerned about the Wendigo! I've heard him up there moving through the treetops with...
Forum: Ifish Community 12-26-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,691
Posted By FOSH
Re: ***Bait on Flyrod***

What RichH said! I still keep a spare spool for my 7-wt. loaded with mono for just such a need. But I try not to show it too often.:smirk:
Forum: Ifish Flyfishers 12-22-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By FOSH
Re: What have you caught? Want to catch?

This may be the most inspiring Christmas wish-list I've ever made out!

I've caught:

Trout--Rainbow, Redside, Brook, Cutthroat (resident and sea-run), Brown
Salmon--Chinook (fall), Atlantic...
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