Puffy Jackets and Flat brimmed hats

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by John Hicks, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. My thoughts exactly!

    Does the hat in my avatar qualify as a flat brimmed hat? Do my layers under my rain jacket make it look puffy? Can you clearly see how my tube has a busted zipper for the top of the back pouch?

    Or do you see me holding a nice rainbow during early morning on Pass Lake?
  2. This thread has many Labeling Theory atributes......
  3. I'd wear a puffy jacket like the other kids, but they only come in "little people" sizes. Just to clarify, if you're under 6'2" and 250#, you are indeed a "little people." :p

    I do own a nice down jacket, but it's ass in the rain. So, alas, I am puffless.

    Same for the hat, blessed with a 7-7/8 hat size, I find I cannot wear hats made for most mere mortals.

    At least they make shoes I can wear.

    (Less facetious now...)

    I could not care less what you wear on the river. Frankly I wear as little gear as I can get away with. I'm quite frightening when it's over 100 out...can you say Daisy Dukes? I jest. Or do I?

    If I ever meet any of you on the river, I've got leader, flies and strong back if you need it. Fishing is too much fun to be spoiled by needless Caste-ing.

    Get it? Caste? Oh never mind.
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  4. Just like .......

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  5. It takes a lot of work to be a complete asshole. I have to work hard at it as it is. I have to work very hard to keep this image up.
  6. Don't know if I agree with the definition of "little people", I'm a shade above 6'2" and a shade below 170. I like to think I'm bigger than most people, it helps my ego ;)
  7. Skinnier than hell ain't you.
  8. Better watch that wind, if you are ever in Montana. You may find yourself in North Dakota before you stop rolling...
    Porter, David Dalan and wadin' boot like this.
  9. If this isn't the funniest thread I can remember, it's damned close! Thanks all for the good laughs. Sharticles indeed!

  10. I know I'm gonna regret this show of ignorance, but....what the hell is a puffy jacket?
  12. No hard feelings here. I changed my avatar on purpose.
  13. Wow, this sucker keeps going on and on... is there some kind'a record for the longest silly thread? This must be getting close.
  14. Not only that Richard Olmstead made a body mass index joke, at the expense of someone else, that was pretty damn funny. That's unheard of...
  15. Not really, the one word threads have their devotees...
  16. Exactly!
  17. OK, you're a classic "Tall" and not "little people. No need to carelessly wound your pride :D
  18. Thanks, and after all those mean things people said about me! :oops:

    When will the silliness end? I hope never.
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  19. Seems legit.
  20. I was tying flies with Richard just last night. Behind a few shots of George Dickel, he was making a lot of jokes, and all were pretty damned funny!


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