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Cane Fly-rod Restoration...

April 12, 2012

    Well... I finally got around to starting the restoration on the old cane fly-rod my neighbor gave me. It is a Montague Rapidian model. It was originally nine feet in length but it looks like it has a couple inches missing from the tip. The Montague Rod Company was a very prolific manufacturer in the…

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Added by Keith Owen on April 13, 2012 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

Finally have a few days off..

Well... I actually took some vacation time. Have a few Honey-Dos to get done around the house but I plan on doing some fishing and getting started on re-finishing that cane fly rod I have been meaning to do. Wish me luck with my chores and hopefully moveing on to some enjoyable activiries.

Added by Keith Owen on April 3, 2012 at 9:51pm — 1 Comment

Been away for a while....

Work has kept me away for a while, but I am back now. Safe and sound.

I went to lake Thunderbird last weekend to catch a few fish for a recently revamped 30 gallon aquarium. I grabbed up a very light spinning rod (my flyrods SHRIEKED as I went through the door). The rod is actually made from a seven and a half foot, two weight flyrod blank. I found some strike indicators to use as bobbers, a few small split shot and some size fourteen…

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Added by Keith Owen on June 29, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

It was just KILLING me...

Had to do some work on one of the Upstream Flood Control Projects that I manage in my county, and just had to stand there and watch while the fish were going crazy!



These small lakes (10-30ac. surface area) are Federal/State funded projects on private land. The Conservation District I manage has an easement for operation and maintenance but I have never asked permission to fish in any of them (I do all my hunting and fishing on private land in the next county to avoid any perception… Continue

Added by Keith Owen on June 15, 2009 at 3:16pm — 8 Comments

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