bubba r us day on the sky

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  1. sourdoughsmitty

    sourdoughsmitty Member

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    well drover over the hump to the wet side ,was gonna start on the sno homish in everett ,but the tide was out (forgot to check table ) so I ended up on the sky in different spots and was surrounded by bubbas on a weekday no less!!!:oops: had a total of 6 on for the day however 5 of those were released by the bubbas:mad: seems they did not get the memo that when a person gets a fish on you should remove your gear from the river :eek: fly lines make a great tangle with spinning lines!! finall in disgust went up to sultan only 2 of us there on the boat ramp bar . I managed to convert a gear guy to flies :) whe he seen the scrap a buck of about 5 or so pounds put up , he had fished all day without any love so I rigged up his rod with a slinky and some of my flies told him to cast out as far as he could ,and slowwwwwly reel and jig it back. I don't know who was having more fun him finally catching his first limit of pinks or me teaching him a few new tricks :D well next time I will watch the tide as the one fish i kept was borderline for the smoker , meanwhile gotta tie some more flies I have been using pink crytal flash and tying it like a teeny nymph style the bite has been agressive smitty
     
  2. rory

    rory Go Outside

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    What's a "bubba"? Do they type in a way that is easier to read? Emoticons are great, but punctuation, capitalization, and sentence structure is more important. After squinting at my screen, I think you are saying that you caught one fish. Great job!
     
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  3. Matt Baerwalde

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    You know, it's like in "Rapper's Delight":

    I don't mean to brag, I don't mean to boast,
    But we like hot butter on our breakfast toast
    Rock it up, Baby Bubba!
    Baby Bubba to the humpy da bang bang da humpy
    To the beat, beat, it's unique
    Come on everybody and dance to the beat!
     
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  4. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    Bubba spoken here!
     
  5. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I understood it. You have to be able to read bubbaeise to really understand it.
     
  6. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

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    I live in Sedro so you know I speak "bubba"
     
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  7. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    I must be part bubba because I got a lot more out of the post than he "caught one fish". It sounded like a really good day on the water from the writers perspective. Heck, he's got periods, commas, exclamation points and everything. What more do you want to insure your sensibilities aren't bruised.

    Maybe you should go back and read it again more slowly to get the full story.

    TC
     
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    Eric B Montana hillbilly

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    Being from Montucky, I am a Bubba in denial. Good job helping get the guy onto some fish with flies.
     
  9. 10incher

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    The toughest thing about combat fishing is always manners and etiquette. If you don't care about those things OR you're up for a fight, go ahead on. I'm 5'9" and 150lbs dripping wet (sorry for the image). So I don't start too many fights. I'm good enough at it, but I have no weight ballast for the close game. You learn this sort of thing the hard way. That, combined with my big mouth, keeps me away from the combat fishing. I just drive away.

    Well... Sometimes when I'm desperate to fish a good spot on a bubba day (weekend) I'll go and just try to be charming and patient. This actually works more often than not. Most of that group only get half of what I'm saying and less of what I mean. So snarky insults go largely unnoticed. The folks I usually end up next to (by design) are just as stupid, but kindly. The last guy I fished next to in this sort of place actually netted my fish. I didn't really want him to, but it seemed important to him so I let it happen. I ended up talking with him in an utterly benign and mind numbing way for about twenty minutes and had to give him a business card with my phone number to get him to go away. God bless him, he hasn't called. My point is that when faced with choosing, choose the nicest bubba you can to fish next to.
     
  10. rory

    rory Go Outside

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    You can buy insurance for that kind of stuff?
     
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  11. sourdoughsmitty

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    Yes Rory I landed 1 fish (are you happy with the sentence structure now? LOL ) The others were lost due to tangling with the others gear ,it does happen if it is crowded. Being a former (sadly) alaskan I am well experienced in combat circuses.From your post you must be a school teacher :D By the way do not take me wrong on this reply you are right it can be easier to read just the humor in me demanding to get out .What is a bubba ? for some they are the unknowing ones who crowd rightin on top of you when there is no real room left, who leave a trail of bait ,beer and snack trash behind them . For the most part these were younger ,very inexperieced fishing wise and they did apologize when the tangles happened(there is hope for them) For the record I am not a purist type of fisherman I use what ever method is legal ,as to flies I swing as many with gear as I do traditional fly rig. Well enough of my correctly puctualized and capitol sing with a minimum of emotions rant everyone have a good day you too Rory smitty
     
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    _WW_ Fishes with Wolves

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    You do not. You live outside of town as per the city ordinance. So quit trying to make yourself look all sophisticated and stuff.
     
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    What? My address says Sedro Woolley. WTF? Have I been kicked out of skidrow? Oh, the shame.
     
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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I never fish in a crowd. I don't care if the fish are biting, if there are more than two people fishing a hole or the area, I'm gone some place else. I fish for the fun of it, not to make it look like work.
     
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    Getting hard to find a place like that JIm.

    Can I come fish with you?
    I have old gear and don't get around very well, but I have some nice
    flies, if I can see to tie them on the leader. LOL