Comments & Photos

May 16, 2010

Calling all Fishermen! I welcome all comments or photos about your own fishing experiences. Or, feel free to weigh in on mine. There’s a comment section at the end of each posting – click on the link to add the comment. Or, you can email me at vicbarothy@yahoo.com. If you’d like to send along photos, […]

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May 16 – Gallatin River, Montana

May 16, 2010

When I first ventured out on the river just down stream from where I’m staying it was snowing lightly. I thought to myself,  “Oh well another slow day,”  as the snow grew heavier. I opted for my fly rod and dry flies despite the weather conditions. After the first hour and changing fly patterns 3 […]

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May 14 – The Fly Shop – Big Sky, Montana

May 14, 2010

I was in the local fly shop here in Big Sky, MT a few days ago replacing the flies I had left in the many overhanging branches along the river. The owner came over and introduced herself; we began discussing various fly patterns and weather conditions on the Gallatin River. One of her employees and […]

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May 11 – Gallatin River, Montana

May 12, 2010

The weather did not cooperate today as it had the previous day. Temps were in the 40’s and there were snow showers in the afternoon. The river conditions were windy so I got out my spinning gear (ultra lite) with a mepps spinner bait. Didn’t have any luck with this rig but I think the weather had […]

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May 10, 2010 – Big Sky, Montana

May 12, 2010

I was tired of waiting for the weather to warm up here in Maryland so I took off to Montana with my fishing gear to visit my friend of 40 years, Rod Jude. The first night it snowed 5″.  But, after a couple of days, and armed with fishing license, waders, my 6 wt Orvis fly rod, […]

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April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010

Spring!  But, not quite yet. I’ve tested the waters, but despite the optimistic forecasts and balmy temperatures here in Maryland, the fish are not yet biting. Every fisherman has spring fever – including me. So, in the meantime, before the lakes and streams warm up and the fish wake up: clean the rust out of your tackle […]

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February 27, 2010

February 27, 2010

Went down to one of my launching spots for the canoe at Triadelphia Reservoir because according to the website it opens for fishing March 1. It’s 2 days until March 1. I saw a slip of water off in the distance, but… it doesn’t look like spring to me just yet.  However, it’s a good […]

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January 22, 2010

January 21, 2010

A few years ago I went fishing with a couple of work buddies up to Syracuse, New York for the steelhead run on the Salmon River. We were out on the river at dawn with 6 wt. fly rods using imitation salmon egg flys. It wasn’t ice fishing, but it was cold fishing! It took […]

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January 1, 2010 – Happy New Year

January 1, 2010

Happy New Year, Everyone! I’m planning a lot more activity on the blog in the new year: How-To Videos Articles Gear & Lure Sales New Trends in Fishing …and more! Until then, enjoy this video on ice fishing from Canadian fishermen! Ice Fishing in Canada

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December 18 – Marquesas Keys, FL. (Pt. 3)

December 18, 2009

November 20 Day 3 of our trip to the Marquesas: Up at 6:45 to watch the sunrise. We washed down the deck, and made a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs, turkey bacon, coffee and toast. John took dog Sam ashore for a bathroom break. Sam fishes too and keeps an eagle dog eye out for […]

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