Canadian-American 2005 Fishing Championship

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  1. wet line

    wet line New Member

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    Jim you aren't alone on that count.
    YT you should buy the pass this year. There is a lot of water that can test anyones abilities.
    Yes, that is a lake that tests evreyones skills. It would be a great place to have a fish off. That or Calligan. But it is Bob's show to make the calls. Besides there are no fires allowed up there so such traditional things as fire jumping and human torches wouldn't be allowed. :rofl: I suppose bear wrestling, with the real thing, and pin the tail on the cougar could be substituted. :D

    Dave
     
  2. BOBLAWLESS

    BOBLAWLESS New Member

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    Hey, this isn't my event--it's just my idea. But I thought it would be fun to host our Canadian neighbors and then get to go to a good lake up North the following year. We could have a ton of fun. If the fishing stinks, there is always a distance casting and accuracy casting competition we might rig up.
    Maybe a little shooting at beer cans.
    Fire jumping.
    Bullshitting.
    Revealing secret spots.
    Knife throwing

    You know, the usual. Probably, say May 27, 28, and 29.
    Where? I dunno :confused: Dry falls? Lenice? Chopaka? Pass Lake?
     
  3. Shaggy

    Shaggy Northern Neighbor

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    There will be a few of us getting together at Knouff lake earlier in May, Feel free to send up a contingent if you're up for it. ptyd :cool:

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  4. Shaggy

    Shaggy Northern Neighbor

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    PS, I think this smiley is perfect to illustrate the potential gatherings:

    ptyd
     
  5. Floon

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    I think Knouff would be a good spot, as I probably like most of you have never fished it, so the playing field would be somewhat level. :cool: Don't get me wrong, I would be just as at home handing y'all your collective hinies on your home waters.
    I am just thinking of you guys. :beer2:
    C'mon up to Knouff on the weekend of May 13th 14th and 15th. We Canadians would welcome a visit from you fellows.
    Oh, you might want to bring some fish if you want to catch some, because as you are well aware, there aren't any up here. bawling: We would not be adverse to catching a couple of yours if you brought them. :confused:
     
  6. Halfback

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    Knouff's a great lake. Not far from Kamloops. In the old days they used to pull double digit rainbows out of there on dry flys. Nice shoals and sunken islands.
    Classic Kamloops Trout water.
    The May gathering's gonna be another dandy. 100+ flyfishers b.s.ing around a big campfire, great fishing, a few beers ( Canadian of course :beer2: ) and great food.
    Americans are always welcome.
     
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    BOBLAWLESS New Member

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    Hey Shaggy--Welcome and thanks for the invite. I might just make it though I swore I would never go back to Canada again after the last debacle with the border Nazis. But I'm like the alky--dry for a while and then back in the tank.

    If the Spring is late, would Knouff be free of ice? When the ice first comes off, doesn't it take a few weeks for the fishing to pick up? Can you rent a cabin there? Is it mostly chronies at that time?

    Well, not too many questions all at once, don't want to scare all you guys off. Thanks for slumin' a bit by coming south. We can use your expertise.

    Bob, the Big fan of the Interior--well, make that the Exterior as well. :thumb:
     
  8. Dan Soltau

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    I am game, is that about 4 and half hours from seattle?
     
  9. Halfback

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    Dan, I don't remember how long it takes to get from Seattle to the Canadian border but add on about another 3 1/2 hrs to Knouff.

    Bob, It is possible that Knouff could be in turnover during that time but there are countless good lakes in the vicinity at various elevations and finding one or more that are "on" shouldn't be a problem with all the local knowledge there.
    Heres a link to Knouff Lake info:
    http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/explore/high_country/pinantan/sullivan.htm
     
  10. Shaggy

    Shaggy Northern Neighbor

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    I hope some of you can make it up! I'll do my best to avail myself to come down and defend the Canuck Hono(u)r if you guys want to go ahead with the multi national fish-off.

    If you do make it up to Knouff, be sure to lock your trucks before you go to sleep, we wouldn't want a repeat of 2001. Poor Geezer is still in therapy :rofl:

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  11. Dipsnort

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  12. Backyard

    Backyard SANCHO!

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    haha ever seen that movie 'Shaun of the Dead' ?
    Those ladies kinda look like the owners of the campground from the cowlitz party... :rofl:
     
  13. Floon

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    Below is a thread with a list of potential BC anglers that will take up your challenge. Take a look from time to time and see how the competition is shaping up. :thumb:
    Bc anglers for competition

    Cheers! :beer1:
     
  14. Hook in my finger

    Hook in my finger member

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    Hey I might be interested fella's. I can show my hook in the finger trick.
    :mad:
     
  15. Sinktip

    Sinktip Monty

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    Bob, as American Captian of this event, you should be aware of Dipsnorts possibly treasonous act of joining the canadian team while residing in the US. :eek: It just goes to show you that you can't always trust the guy who offers to watch the sheep. I know as captian you will know how to handle this kind of situatioin.
    Oh Ya, I nominate Bob for captian. Can we get a second on the motion to make it official??

    Monty