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Troutnut.com User Reify (Dave Reifsnyder)

Real NameDave Reifsnyder
LocationEaston, Pennsylvania
Biography & ThoughtsI am a long-time fly-fisherman on local streams - Little Buskill, McMicheal, Martins, Brodhead, Lehigh, Big Bushkill, Pohopoco, Tobyhanna, upper Delaware. Not a trout bum, however, but would be given a second chance. Wrote "All Fishermen Are Liars...Believe It!" (stories and rantings from one of fishing's lesser-knowns); published it in 2006 and it's getting out there slowly but surely; reviewed by "The Fly-fishing Professor" (Johnny McJunkins at Texarkana College); I'm a retired Pharmaceutical Microbiologist and am hoping to spend more time fly-fishing and learning - always learning. Will be reading and writing more as time allows. I am looking forward to interacting with your forum members - my early readings of a few of the posts show some interesting ideas, philosophies and very decent writing style - nice!

I am, of course an avid catch and release person and would love to stop most stocking, change the kill limits to three trout per day for April and May only, after that two per day over 14 inches - and give back the fly-fishing only stretch on the Little Bushkill - it's being poached into oblivion.

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Latest Posts By Reify

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Differences I'm dying to know about
In the Mayfly Genus Tricorythodes by Reify
2Jul 8, 2018
by Martinlf
Re: Drunella cornuta on the Brodhead at Stroudsburg PA
In the Mayfly Species Drunella cornuta by Reify
11Apr 22, 2014
by Brookyman
Re: Clark's Creek, Harrisburg PA - Need Help!
In General Discussion by Billy
13Aug 30, 2008
by Martinlf
Re: Mating of black caddis
In Brachycentrus appalachia Caddisfly Adult by Reify
32Jul 9, 2007
by Shawnny3
Re: Does anyone have success fishing this hatch?
In the Caddisfly Genus Mystacides by Troutnut
9Jul 7, 2007
by PaulRoberts
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