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About ESetter

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    Hunterdon County, New Jersey

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  1. ESetter

    McKenzie River - Labrador trip report (pix heavy)

    Trip of a lifetime! Great pics. That quality of fishing reminds me of a tuesday on the south branch.
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    Making Pickles

    Looks great! Do you have to boil the jars once they are packed?
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    Man Card Check Poll 2

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    Fly Fishing Lessons

    Here is the advice Bucksnbows gave to another thread in terms of a starting point for fly selection: Pheasant tail nymphs - beadhead and non beadhead, flashback style and non, sizes 10 down to 20. Hare's ear nymphs - same as above Woolly Buggers - olive, black, brown, and white, and in that order. Sizes 6, 8 and 10 with and without beadheads Tan elk hair caddis dry flies - sizes 12 down to 18 Adams parachute style dry flies, sizes 10 down to 22. Green and tan caddis larva, sizes 12 down to 20. LaFontaine sparkle pupa (caddis pupa stage, fished on top, mid current, or on bottom depending on where fish are feeding) - colors tan, black, cinnamon, green and sizes 14 down to 18 for the most part. Infamous Pink Worm (aka - bacon and eggs, a rainbow favorite). This is a pink San Juan worm with a yellow egg tied in as a trigger. Scuds! Olive and tan and sizes 14 down to 18. Egg patterns. Think small like trout eggs and not overly large. I like pink, flesh colored, and disco (multi-colored). BWO (blue winged olive) parachute dry flies in sizes 14 down to 22. BWOs are common on all trout waters and are made up of several hatches including at least one species that hatches twice a yea Rusty spinner dry flies.
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    NoKo DeNuke

    While it seems encouraging, lets wait for tangible evidence that this will actually yield positive results.
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    Coyote Ugly

    If it was true to its breed, the jack russell was not afraid and did not back down. Although incredibly sad for whoever owned it, the dog went down with honor.
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    Which would you rather have.......??

    I often think about this and struggle with finding the right balance. It would be nice to work less, but it would also be nice to not have to stress as much when something on the car goes, things go wrong around the house, or it's time to pony up for that all around sportsman's license and all the permits that come are the necessary evil of NJ. We live simple and within our means, but I strive to be able to pay for the kids' education or even a wedding. Things are only going to get harder for them and I would rather take that stress on than to see them struggle from the outset.
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    Very nice jersey brown trout

    That's crazy Bucksnbows. I figured at least a few would have survived in the no kill sections and what not.
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    Very nice jersey brown trout

    Beautiful fish, and great catch. Are there any brown holdovers from stocking years ago?
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    Your favorite NJ activity

    Small game because of the dogs, but a close second is complaining about the cost of living in NJ.
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    Fly Fishing Advice -Help

    Appreciate all of the advice. Where do you folks recommend buying flies as well?
  12. The non-res bear permit price is a joke. They can start there.
  13. ESetter

    Wireless fence systems?

    I use the sport dog unit for some hard charging setters and it's money well spent. Installed it myself 9 years ago and have had zero problems with it.
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    2018 firearm plans??

    Keeping my eyes open for a .410
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    Wtb - 9ft 4wt fly rod

    Thanks tuny but i prefer a 4wt.