Merry Christmas

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by miyawaki, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Kelly Michelsen

    Kelly Michelsen Active Member

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    Merry Christmas to all! Great picture! Have a wonderful and blessed
    Day with your families and loved ones.
    Kelly. Michelsen
     
  2. Ben Schraegle

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    Merry Christmas to all and have a happy and healthy new year! We are fortunate to live in such an awesome country as the USA!! God Bless!
     
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  3. Scott Salzer

    Scott Salzer previously micro brew

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    Thanks, Leland.

    My very best Christmas wishes to all of you, and your families, and of course, Happy New Year.

    Look forward to putting some new faces with the names on this board in 2014.

    Be safe.

    Scott
     
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  4. Whip-LASH

    Whip-LASH MEOW

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    Merry Christmas to everyone!!! Don't forget to give your love ones, Big HUGS and KISSES and be safe.
     
  5. papafsh

    papafsh Piscatorial predilection

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    Yes, Merry Christmas to everyone here and a Happy New Year too!
    Thanks for the pic, Leland, makes ,a great desk-top, for the season.

    LB
     
  6. Old Man

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    Merry Christmas AND a Happy New Year.
     
  7. Salmo_g

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    Merry Christmas everyone!
     
  8. DanielOcean

    DanielOcean Steelhead Virgin

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    Same to you Mr.G
     
  9. Rick LaRiviere

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    Merry Christmas to all from the right coast (wish this was coming from our cabin in MT, but not this year).

    Rick
     
  10. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Merry Christmas to all and to all some good bites!!
     
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  11. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    Merry Christmas, Leland! I hope that everyone has a great Christmas!
     
  12. Grayone

    Grayone Fishin' to the end, Oc.P

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    Merry Christmas to all!!!!
     
  13. Rick LaRiviere

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    Dipnet wrote:
    Here's a little something I put together on another forum. Don't know if you're familiar with "Poppy", but he is the owner of the Red Shed Spey Shop in ID, and is a dead ringer for Ol' Saint Nick. Anyway, enjoy this little twist to a traditional Holiday favorite...

    T’was the evening before Christmas, when all across the run,
    Not a steelie had taken, no - not even a one.
    Hip packs and gear bags placed on the mantle with care,
    In hopes that Saint Poppy soon would be there.

    Little metalheads were all nestled; snuggled up in their beds,
    With visions of spey gear dancing through their heads.
    Mama in her fleece, and me in my Krocs,
    We’d just turned off the Idiot Box.

    When out on the run there arose such a clatter
    I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter!
    Away to the window I flew like a flash
    as a huge leaper hit the water with a splash.

    With a little moonlight shining on the waters nearby,
    I took off the glasses and rubbed my eyes.
    When what to my astonishment should appear,
    But some chubby bearded dude… dressed in red Simms gear.

    With a brand new Hardy and a big ol’ spey rod,
    made his way to the riverbank as he gave me a nod.
    With such precision he put out a double spey cast,
    Right tight to the log jam, his fly sinking fast.

    A red ‘n green butt skunk should be just the thing,
    With tinsel and floss and a fox fur wing.
    His mending I watched and jealously noted,
    As the surface water suddenly exploded.

    He fought her with care, with the skill of a pro,
    Till she lay at his feet, just begging to go.
    A twist of his wrist, and the hen swam free,
    the care that he used made me think it was he.

    No, not just some spey-fishin’ hick,
    But this was our very own “Saint Nick”;
    The jolly bearded fella who owns the Red Shed
    Where all those spey goodies “dance in your head”.

    Then as he caught me spyin’ he boarded his raft,
    And pointed to presents; spey gear in a sack.
    With a smile and a wink he got on the oars,
    And rowed out of sight as the metalheads snored.

    From on down the run a voice shouted out,
    that left me not even the slightest of doubt,
    The words were so clear and so pleasantly bright,
    “Merry Christmas to all, and to Spey Fishers a good fight!”

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    Now that the Thanksgiving Holiday is over, I thought I'd take a minute to wish everyone here a Merry, Safe and Peaceful Holiday Season. Thought this little edited version of an old familiar poem might start things off with a little humor.
    Merry Christmas, all...

    Rick [​IMG]
     
  14. Hem

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    THis year my family and I are spending the holidays with her folks in LaConner.So felt like it was right to extend a "happy holiday" to all fisherpeople and Washingtonians since I frequent WFF on a daily basis.Its a great site,and I like visting the state.The rain is a welcome change from the Montana winter,but the I-5 corridor is a bit much for me.One year maybe I will try fishing for src,or at least pretend to do so.haha
     
  15. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    It's just Her Ladyship and me, with our two stalwart hounds, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, and a special prayer for all our men and women in harm's way this season.
     
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