Saturday, November 19, 2011

Versatile Blogger Awards

I was recently awarded the Versatile Blogger Award from Howard over at Windknots & Tangled Lines. Thanks again Cofisher.  He awarded six other Bloggers the same reward and said to pass it on.  I don't want anyone else to miss out on their chance at it so here are my 7  Versatile Blogger Award recipients :)  I based my decisions on which of the blogs I follow seem to really mix it up and always surprise me on how many different things they cover with each post.  If your blog is below could you please pass this on to your top 7  versatile bloggers of your choice.   If you aren't following these blogs already, be sure to check them out.




  Versatile Blogger Award goes to: :)


This blog is great. Great Photos, Fly Tying, Art in the form of Streamers, Food and wonderful Brook trout adventures in the North East.  Go check it out.



Fishing for Brook Trout is one of my favorite parts about this blog.  Tenkara fishing. Wonderful flies.  Trips to orchards and other adventures.  Go check it out.



The name says it all.  If there is anything you need to know about Dry Fly Fishing, this is the place to go.  Different techniques of stalking trout, different flies for each occasion, discussions on protecting the streams we fish.  Plus he has his very own fly line.  Awesome.  Go check it out.



 I really enjoy the writing in this blog.  He covers topics that we all think about and know need to be talked about.  Plus some great photography with wonderful fishing adventures in some of Colorados finest water.  I really enjoy the humor.  And don't forget about the Bulldogs ;)  Go check it out.


 O.K. now this blog is a great blog to check out if you love seeing every kind of beautiful trout that Utah has to offer.  Great posts on each fishing adventure accompanied with pictures that take you right there along for the trip.  I really like all of the different types of water fished.  Lets just say you have to be willing to get dirty and hike for some of these great fishing spots.  Go check it out.

This blog takes you all around the Ozarks and other great areas down  south on fishing adventures.  Fishing with his buddy Joe and sharing all of the great times with awesome photography.  Plus he likes to fish in Iowa's Driftless which I am a sucker for myself.  Go check it out.


Illinois Wisconsin Fishing
http://illinoiswisconsinfishing.blogspot.com/
I really enjoy all of the different fish targeted in this blog.  If you are after smallies on rivers,check.  How about some trout in the Driftless, check.  Let's not forget about some beautiful Salmon and Steelhead river running from the lake.  One of my favorite things is his willingness to tell you where to fish and what to use to catch the fish you are after.  Go check it out.






O.k. so there you have it.  My top 7 Versatile Blogs.  I hope everyone likes my choices and no one takes them personal.  These are just a few of the awesome blogs I follow.  To see more fishing adventures from all over the world check out my blog roll at the bottom of my page :)

Until Next Time......Tight Lines to all.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Driftless Creations Fly Tying

Hello to everyone out there :)  I just wanted to let everyone know about the new blog site I have been working on.  It is a blog dedicated to fly tying.  Whether you tie your own flies or not I hope you will check it out and I hope there is a little bit of something for everyone.  I will be doing some how-to's and different posts on tricks from the vise.  Be sure to follow along so that you don't miss out on any future giveaways.  :)

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Until Next Time......Tight Lines to All !!!!!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Better Than Nothing :) I'll Take It !!!!!!!

I recently found out that some streams around here can be fished after trout season ends.  It took me a while to finally get some answers, but finally I was able to get a hold of a DNR Warden. There are two river/streams that can be fished at the lower stretches near by.  When I asked the DNR Warden about fishing on them, I was told that as long as I don't "target" trout that I could fish them through out the year.  I asked what I should do in the case I do catch a trout and I was told that they should be immediately released.  I figure as long as I can walk along them and hike while tossing a line in the water what do I have to lose.  Now before you head out and decide to fish a stream/river make sure you get the proper directions from the DNR on what streams and what part of the stream is fishable.  There aren't a bunch of them but there are a few.  

After finding this out I decided to head out for a little bit and scope out the water.  I completely forgot that it had just rained quite a bit and this meant the river we went to was a nice thick brown color :(  Since we already made the drive and the day was beautiful, we decided to make the best of it and enjoy the day.  Once the river goes down and the snow falls instead of rain, I look forward to hitting this stretch of river hard.  I am not sure exactly what will be caught, but I know there are quite a few different species of fish in this river.   Here are a few pics from our adventure.  I hope next time we head there the water is a lot nicer and slower flowing. 























UNTIL NEXT TIME..........TIGHT LINES TO ALL!!!!!!!!




Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A DUDE NAMED EAGLE - FROM AUSTRALIA - ARE YOU OUT THERE?

Ok so this is just a quick post to try and find someones email address :)  A while back a fellow fisherman from Australia contacted me about my blog and pictures.  His nickname was Eagle and I can't remember his real name right off hand.  If you are out there and reading this post I just wanted to apologize for not getting back to you.  I use the new Yahoo mail and some how when I deleted other emails yours accidentally got erased.  I hope you come across this post somehow and then you could resend me an email so I can get back to you about your questions.  If anyone else knows this fellow I would appreciate some contact info to get a hold of him.  I hope this works :)  Anyways Tight Lines to all!  Eagle if your out there shoot me another email  !

UNTIL NEXT TIME....TIGHT LINES TO ALL!!!!!

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