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

  1. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    A friend back home just sent me an e-mail referencing -25. He cordially invited Hank & I back. I believe we'll wait a couple months . . .
     
  2. GATOR9

    GATOR9 Hey you guys

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    What are you doing up Old Man at 11:30 pm when you should be in bed under the blankets where it is warm? Went outside this morning to exercise on my Gazelle and came back in 15 mins. later looking like Papa Smurf. Just too cold with the wind blowing. The cat and I fight to see who lays in front of the wood stove. :(
     
  3. Bob Rankin

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

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    18 degrees and snowing now...... I think I will brave the elements in the morning to hunt some fur! I would like to fish but I will take what mother nature hands me, and I'm tired of being inside! As for today I'll quote Rooster Cogburn and say (I bow out)
     
  4. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Chicken
     
  5. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I'm to old to get good sleep anymore. If I get up early in the morning I can sleep at night. But if I sleep in the next morning I'm screwed as far as sleep the next night.
     
  6. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Nope; just prudent. I spent 30-years in your area, remember? And my blood is a lot thinner now, lol. Hell, I can remember ice fishing & snow-catting in -35; when it warmed-up to -15, it was like summer! Shot an elk one time that froze in-place; had to crawl underneath the thing to clean it. hauled it over to the cabin & used it as a yard ornament 'til spring. Folks used to stop by and tell me how real my sculpture looked . . . when they asked who the artist was, I said "God."
     
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  7. Bob Rankin

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

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    I found something that will help a guy in this weather. What do you think? image.jpg
     
  8. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    It looks like it would work good,but i don't like the color much
     
  9. Bob Rankin

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

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    Ya the color sucks!
     
  10. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Now who's bullshitting who.
     
  11. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Kinda big, aren't they? So, this morning I awaken to snow AND 5-degrees! Oh well, my wrist lets me push a shovel, so I was delighted to get out and do so. Like my Dad used to say, "You have to pick the fruit where you find the tree." The opportunity to do something physical outside was appreciated, after sitting-around for 3 weeks waiting for my wrist to get back to full speed.
     
  12. Bob Rankin

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

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    Ouch!! It was about the same temp here this morning Jim. I went and got the song dogs howling this morning but nothing showed, except mild frost bite on my feet!
     
  13. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Well don't over do it. Wouldn't want you to come down with sore wrist syndrome. Then you wouldn't be able to toast anything good. Lift a good one for me when you get done.
     
  14. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    I did just that, Jim. Then I had one for me. I ran down to the store in my little Jeep & had to un-stick 3 stuck drivers (including my former bride & then I loaned her my 4x4 truck so she could get her puppy to the vet. I'm staying home for the rest of the day; I used-up all of my good Samaritan karma for one day. It is damn slick out there.). I'll just be glad when using a fly rod doesn't hurt.
     
  15. zen leecher aka bill w

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

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    3 inches of snow in Moses Lake.