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Old 07-19-2018, 11:10 AM
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As RavYak mentioned, the copy at the Central Library is definitely worth spending a few evenings there and taking some notes.




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Old 07-31-2018, 11:53 AM
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I just picked up a cool book all about the bow I'm not sure of the name but I'll post it here when I get home and take a look at the title.
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Old 07-31-2018, 12:53 PM
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I also have a copy of barry Mitchell's trout highway I found it last year in a little fishing shop so there are still copies out there to be found . Maybe I lucked out though
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Old 07-31-2018, 03:01 PM
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I got a copy for myself last week off of Ebay, not as sweet a deal as some of you found and got for yourselves, but at least I got my copy and it will remain with me for eternity.



So far it hasn't made me a better fly fisherman!!

BW
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Old 07-31-2018, 10:10 PM
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$273 if you want it bad enough, I don’t..... yet
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Old 08-01-2018, 07:09 AM
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I got a copy for myself last week off of Ebay, not as sweet a deal as some of you found and got for yourselves, but at least I got my copy and it will remain with me for eternity.



So far it hasn't made me a better fly fisherman!!

BW
You don't catch trout reading a book, just get out there and do it!
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Old 08-01-2018, 07:11 AM
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You don't catch trout reading a book, just get out there and do it!
Oh I'm out there fishing with the fly rod! I was just saying what you did only using different words.

I'm enjoying my book, too!

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Old 08-02-2018, 01:37 PM
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The book I was talking about earlier is called " barry whites intimate secrets about fly fishing - My bow river"

Got a ton of information in it like hatch charts and reading flow patterns and all that . Not through the whole thing yet but so far it's pretty good.
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Old 08-03-2018, 08:02 PM
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I’ve been reading some of Barry’s stuff and all I can say is “Wow. If only I could spend a day on the river with him. Truly an artist, in fishing and writing.
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Old 03-28-2019, 05:14 AM
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Sorry for digging up old threads, I stumbled across this. I’m glad to see people enjoyed Barry’s book, oddly I’ve never read it even thou I think I have 3 of them all autographed P.S I will never sell them sorry! I have the pleasure of living next door to Barry and his wife. I miss him, we had lots of talks over the fence. My son from the time he could talk would chat with Barry thru the fence, Barry would always stop and chat. Our only regrets was Barry had planned on taking him fishing but sadly became too sick and it just never came about!

He was a Great man!
And a Great neighbour!


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Old 04-04-2019, 08:42 PM
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ive had one for 2 years...just opened it up....lol...maybe ill read some of it one day....lol
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Old 04-04-2019, 11:50 PM
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If anyone is still looking for a copy there is one currently in the buy and sell forum for a mere $250 LOL
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Old 03-07-2020, 10:36 PM
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Do you still have a copy of the Alberta Trout Highway for sale?
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Old 03-08-2020, 08:31 AM
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And how about Jim Mclennons Blue ribbon bow, a true classic.
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Old 03-08-2020, 10:06 AM
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There is one on Kijiji for $180
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Old 03-09-2020, 11:39 AM
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Check out your local library!
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Old 03-09-2020, 07:30 PM
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As Rocky.Mtn suggests, go to your local library. If the book's not there, order it for free through interlibrary loan. Then photocopy the relevant sections. Simple, informative, and cheap. Or snap it with your phone. Even cheaper.

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Old 03-09-2020, 07:56 PM
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whoever owns the rights to publish the book.......should print more books.

DUH.

Its not like getting a pipeline built in this country. It should be easy.
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Old 03-09-2020, 09:20 PM
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If Barry only knew his book would become such a collectable! Books like this are great to read right at the end of hard-water season (like right now). It get's you fired up for chucking string. After you spend a fortune on the book you will end up spending another fortune buying tackle, tents, 4x4s etc. so you are ready for the mighty trunk road. At least how it goes for me.

-It is nice to see that the trout pond at Heritage Ranch in Red Deer has been named the Barry Mitchel pond.
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