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Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Bob Rankin, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    I've fished Rocky Ford at 18 degrees. It's not as bad as you think because the relatively warm water melts frozen guides quickly.
     
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man (NFR)

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    At 11:35 PM it is minus 21 here in Dillon. Beautiful weather.
     
  3. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Are your guides frozen, Jim?
     
  4. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    5 here this morning; very enjoyable with the sore throat I picked-up. Didn't take the dog long to finish his business this morning; I'll have to check for golden arches after it gets light . . .
     
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  5. David Loy

    David Loy Senior Moment

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    I was downtown Seattle yesterday, with 699,999 of my closest friends. Warm by your standards maybe but pretty cold for here. Last night was low teens and has warmed up to 22 now. Do what you have to do and keep an eye on your family and friends.
     
  6. Bob Rankin

    Bob Rankin Chasing fur and fish every second I get :)

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    13 this morning. I guess I'll be tying fly' s or doing some reloading. The wife might appreciate some house cleaning! Hope you feel better Jim. I don't think Maggie will get her walk again today, she's sad, but posted up in front of the fireplace.
     
  7. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    13 in Outer Duvall this morning

    TC
     
  8. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    Tim, you heading up to the tree farm to fish one of the lakes today? Ice fishing, I mean.
     
  9. Old406Kid

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    My nephew in Billings emailed a pic of his rear view mirror showing -31 this morning.
     
  10. Steve Saville

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    Eleven degrees right now in Dash Pt. Was in Forks yesterday and we called it quits because of the 20 degrees and 15 MPH winds. Hypothermia to happen to three gray beards like us. Bummer. Even the fish are hunkering down.
     
  11. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    1 degree in ML with a wind chill of -12 or so.
     
  12. Gary Thompson

    Gary Thompson dirty dog

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    It was 3 when I got up at 5:30, 2 about 1/2 hr ago. I can see some sun shine, it will be warming right up to, maybe 18 today.
    I'm getting to old for this shit.
     
  13. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man (NFR)

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    Come to Montana. The sun is shining bright. It is supposed to get above zero today. In sure hope so. This cold shit is driving me nuts. I can tolerate zero because my truck will start then. But in these cold temps I don't even try.
     
  14. Bob Rankin

    Bob Rankin Chasing fur and fish every second I get :)

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    I have a buddy that has a place in cascade on the mo, and his says it's rediculusly cold! It will get better! It's just the down time that's a killer.
     
  15. Brian White

    Brian White Recovering Bugmeister

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    I checked the temps (from my phone, in safety of my warm house over here in WA) on our MT property early this morning ()..... - 26. that's 26 below not including wind chill. That just sounded wrong.