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    03-24-2017, 02:05 PM
    Mark replied to a thread first on a Friday in Main Forum
    BassTech, Welcome to the forum and to the hobby. As you have already seen, there is no shortage of advice or willing anglers to share their...
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    03-23-2017, 08:41 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Thursday - Jonas Green in Main Forum
    The Severn scenery is always nice...nicer when fish are present but a trip on the river is never a waste of time. We'll find them next...
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    03-20-2017, 07:02 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Keel Protection for Hobie in Dry Dock
    Jeremy, Please post a photo when you've installed the Keel Eazy. Like a few others here with the same issue, I place a carpet on my driveway...
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    03-19-2017, 08:58 PM
    Steve, As a charter member of the OGWLTF I was really dismayed that I couldn't join you guys today due to another commitment I could not escape. ...
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    03-19-2017, 07:41 AM
    Mark replied to a thread St. Mary's Lake, 3/18 in Maryland
    ictalurus, kevinfry, That's a great report and fine reading on a snowy morning. Thanks for the photos and describing your techniques. ...
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    03-18-2017, 06:06 PM
    Outstanding resource Bruce. Thanks for sharing and thanks for your work on the committee.
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    03-16-2017, 02:55 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Fly Fishing Section in Main Forum
    I think an 8 wt. is indeed a good choice for the Bay. I use one here in the Chesapeake and also in Tampa. I also use a 9 wt. occasionally here, not...
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    03-15-2017, 01:17 PM
    I agree that a float plan is a good idea. The gate personnel at Downs Park and sometimes at Fort Smallwood Park in Anne Arundel County will ask...
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    03-15-2017, 09:27 AM
    I thought of something else. This is dependent on where I am going and the time of year -- Insect repellant. Flies/gnats can get nasty when...
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    03-14-2017, 06:23 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Fly Fishing Section in Main Forum
    Yes...It's an excellent group. We have a website: http://fs-ff.com/ And a Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FSFFMD One thing of...
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    03-14-2017, 03:44 PM
    Your list is excellent and very similar to checklists I have in my garage to help me remember to bring what I need. I actually have two checklists,...
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    03-13-2017, 04:17 PM
    You guys are killing me! It's going to be a great outing. I wish I could be there.
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    03-12-2017, 12:08 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Hog trough tether in Main Forum
    I tether mine to my kayak also. It's the only thing I carry that I leash. Mine just doesn't get as much striper slime on it as yours nor are...
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    03-12-2017, 11:10 AM
    Mark replied to a thread My winter project in Dry Dock
    You can also remind her of how many pairs of shoes she has. :)
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    03-12-2017, 10:24 AM
    Absolutely...this is the Severn "A Team" gathering. You'll learn from the best.
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    03-12-2017, 09:10 AM
    Mark replied to a thread My winter project in Dry Dock
    Great job with the Do-It mold. I attended a presentation by Walleye Pete this winter and he said skirted jigs were the way to go. I see lots...
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    03-12-2017, 09:06 AM
    Thank you Steve. I will definitely take you up on that. You're assembling quite an impressive group of expert trollers for your outing. ...
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    03-11-2017, 07:13 PM
    This is a very nice gesture by Steve and a great opportunity to reach an area of the river unavailable to most of us. Unfortunately I cannot go...
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    03-11-2017, 08:23 AM
    Mark replied to a thread It's almost time! in Main Forum
    It's not just temperature... Photoperiod (the length of daylight as the calendar changes) controls migration and breeding in many animals, fish...
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    03-10-2017, 11:28 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Show off your rig! in Dry Dock
    Ron, You're correct. It's my small water boat -- comfortable and great for ponds and tidal creeks. However I have crossed the Severn with it in...
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    03-10-2017, 08:58 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Show off your rig! in Dry Dock
    I recently took some photos of my Ultimate for a presentation I will be doing on kayak fly fishing. My Ultimate is rigged for fly fishing and I...
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    03-08-2017, 10:25 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Yak trolling rod & reel? in Main Forum
    I’ve noted before on this forum that fishing equipment has improved greatly over the years of my angling experience (roughly 50) without a...
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    03-05-2017, 05:08 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Restoring lures in General
    Ron is correct. Harry has a method of dressing hooks that requires no tying skills. It uses a small rubber collar to affix material to a hook. ...
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    03-05-2017, 02:54 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Question about the salt in Main Forum
    Thank you very much!
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    03-04-2017, 08:17 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Question about the salt in Main Forum
    Anthony, My fishing background prior to kayak angling was freshwater. I waded rivers and fished less frequently from boats in reservoirs. One...
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    03-04-2017, 05:06 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Multiple artifical lures? in Main Forum
    Some folks use a dropper fly on a surface lure. For example, tying a Clouser Minnow on a couple of feet of mono or fluorocarbon attached to the back...
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    03-04-2017, 03:40 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Mid Severn River 3/4/17 in Main Forum
    Is it possible the eel accompanied the fish from the ocean? Steve, you're an amazing angler.
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Grad of University of Maryland and Loyola College in Baltimore; husband, father of two, grandfather of four.
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