you know you're a fly fisherman when....

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by David Prutsman, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    When looking at houses you compromise on the number of bathrooms, because the house has the perfect fly tying room.

    IRA..
     
  2. Mingo

    Mingo the Menehune stole my beer

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  3. Mingo

    Mingo the Menehune stole my beer

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    You have to pee so bad your bladder is about to explode like the Hindenburg but you won't wade to the riverbank because you have to make "one more cast" to that slot you just know holds a fish................


    If a flyfisherman's driftboat really held a higher rank than their wife/gf, it's time for a new wife/gf - but I would bet she's already looking to trade HIS sorry arse in on a new model!!!! .:rofl: (one that likes Oprah and ballroom dancing)
     
  4. Cactus

    Cactus Dana Miller

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    When you only try to identify the flies in Mingo's avitar!
     
  5. Zen Piscator

    Zen Piscator Supporting wild steelhead, gravel to gravel.

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    When you blow off 4th period, lunch, and 5th period in order to hit some fresh steelhead. Upon arival, you find the river is frozen and still fish anyways.

    Back in time for math and no worse for the wear.

    High School rocks.
     
  6. Mingo

    Mingo the Menehune stole my beer

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    You take out an "emergency needs short-term student loan" from your University to buy a 5 wt rod and a used Fender Tweed guitar amp because both blew up the previous weekend (true story)
     
  7. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Say, aren't you supposed to be moderating instead of fishing?

    Happy holidays B-)

    K
     
  8. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    You know you are a flyfisher,I have no idea what to put here. My mind is a blankbawling: bawling:

    Jim:beathead:
     
  9. FISHTOLIVE

    FISHTOLIVE MEMBER

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    When you look at the daughter's fish tank and wounder how to get her angel fish to take a dry!
     
  10. Miller

    Miller Member

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    ...Your fiance goes to buy new AFTER a full day of work and the shoe salesman notices that there has been a woolhead sculpin stuck in her sock all day.

    ...when the first thing you do once getting home from a fishing trip is call your buddy and start planning the next weekend.

    ....when you read through these posts and relate to a good number of them.
     
  11. papafsh

    papafsh Piscatorial predilection

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    When you feel compelled to reply to a thread asking how you know you're a flyfisherman :rofl:

    When you stand up in the bush rather than squat? :p

    LB
     
  12. NorthernExposure

    NorthernExposure not bad for a yankee

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    - you work at a fly shop for 8.50 an hr when you could have gotten a job doing construction for 3 times that

    -you've written papers for school on fishing, and more thoroughly researched them than all of your academic career combined

    -you write letters to government officials, not about insane taxes, or reckless spending, but for fish

    -the ceiling of your car is covered in flies

    -your girlfriend knows what a steelhead is, and understands that sometimes steelhead are more important

    -there have been points in your life where during sex, you've thought about fishing, and wondered if maybe you'd rather be fishing
     
  13. Northlake27

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    When you bring your wife and firstborn home from the hospital and then leave to go fishing.
    Did that, 30 yrs ago and the wife is still pissed.
     
  14. Porter

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    Ouch!......that's a bit more than I could or would want to do. Did you catch anything that day besides sh*t from your wife?
     
  15. Phil Fravel

    Phil Fravel Friendly

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    When your kids who are too young to fish own fly rods