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by mwinkels
Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: Fly Tying & Entomology
Topic: Skinny Nelson (An attempt, anyway)
Replies: 3
Views: 3600

I started tying that fly after fishing with jr. I add a bead, but I bet the trout will take it. I have had a lot of luck with it. I am relatively new to tying, but I think we get a little caught up in how pretty a fly looks. After you catch a couple trout on the fly it no longer looks like it did in...
by mwinkels
Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: General Board
Topic: Chili Feed & Raffle
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Just added a 4' char grill/smoker, an Oil change from Adamson, Harely gear from Rochester H-D, various gift cards including some from Hot Fish, Roscoe's, BB's
by mwinkels
Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Did anyone fish the opener?
Replies: 3
Views: 1256

I made it out for a little bit. I was trying to teach a young man how to fly fish. I fished N of 90. A lot of shelf ice and some sections where froze over. I checked the water temp and it was 33-35 degrees. I got back to my vehicle to find a survey from the DNR stuck to my car. It was asking basic q...
by mwinkels
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: General Board
Topic: Chili Feed & Raffle
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Some of the raffle prizes include tree stands, bloody mary basket, Miken bat, bake goods, Gift Certificates from HOF just to name a few.

Hope to see you there!
by mwinkels
Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Snowshoes and Fly Fishing
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Do anyone use poles for balance or is that just not needed?
by mwinkels
Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Chili Feed & Raffle
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Chili Feed & Raffle

I will be having a chili feed and raffle on Jan 19th at the Eyota Legion from 12-4 . Cost is $5 for chili Raffle Tickets are: 1-$5 4-$15 3-$10 5-$20 All proceeds will go to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. $.82 of every dollar goes to research, education, and patient support. I am stil...
by mwinkels
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2079

On Friday a received a $150 check that helped me break the $2000 mark for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation fundraiser I am doing. I still have 147 days left to continue to raise even more. Of course I continue to be blessed by donations I have been increasing my goals. Currently my personal goal is ...
by mwinkels
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Snowshoes and Fly Fishing
Replies: 7
Views: 2033

Buy them during the summer! I got a pair for Christmas last year and no snow! Don't jinx us this year John. I wanted them for fishing and coyote hunting. My plan was to wear them out to where I wanted to start fishing then take them off once I reached the stream and started fishing. I would think cr...
by mwinkels
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Fly Tying & Entomology
Topic: Suggestions for a Well Stocked Fly-box
Replies: 7
Views: 4146

I have a lot of success with some of what has been mentioned. Also, I have a red zebra midge 18-20, and the skinny nelson 18 in my box
by mwinkels
Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Future of this message board
Replies: 29
Views: 7451

I have learned a lot from this board and have meet a couple great guys. With that being said as of late not a whole lot of things have been posted.

It's your call Randy...I do appreciate the knowledge you and others have passed on to me.