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taxid
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« on: Sep 08, 2017, 08:23 PM »

Where would you move?

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fishnmachine
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« Reply #1 on: Sep 08, 2017, 10:00 PM »

I would stay right here. There's more quality fishing, both warm water and cold, within an hour radius than most can imagine. Stretch that to four hours and I've got Ontario salmon in one direction and salt in the other. I'm happy where I'm at, but I still enjoy the adventure of a long distance trip.  grin

That said, if I had to move, it would be Maine.  wink
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fishogger
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« Reply #2 on: Sep 09, 2017, 09:53 AM »

why move i spent 30yrs acquiring hot spots! lol

i would have to say that question would take some thinking.  Minnesota, Texas, Florida, all have a place in my hart though. not to mention a few hot spots of their own.
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stripernut
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« Reply #3 on: Sep 09, 2017, 10:21 AM »

Just in terms of the fishing; Florida Keys. Every time I am on the water in FL I say why don't I live down here? Then I get to shore and drive a couple hundred yards and remember why I don't live in FL.... Not to mention things like it will be under water soon. I am very happy with MA, with its great fresh water and many miles of salt coast like Cape Cod. From Trout to Tuna it is hard to beat when it comes to variety.
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Attack
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« Reply #4 on: Sep 09, 2017, 01:41 PM »

Florida

And I will be there in 4 yrs
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taxid
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« Reply #5 on: Sep 10, 2017, 08:43 AM »

Looks like people down there will be eager to sell!
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tomturkey
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« Reply #6 on: Sep 10, 2017, 09:44 AM »

Iwas in Fla. ONCE. I will take a blizzard over a hurricane any time.

The wife showed me a picture from an island as the hurricane passed over. There was no water in the ocean as far as you could see.
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taxid
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« Reply #7 on: Sep 11, 2017, 08:55 AM »

No doubt the fishing is good in Florida but I didn't care for it down there. Too built up and developed for me. I made annual visits when my parents lived down there.
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taxid
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« Reply #8 on: Sep 11, 2017, 08:56 AM »

I would stay right here. There's more quality fishing, both warm water and cold, within an hour radius than most can imagine. Stretch that to four hours and I've got Ontario salmon in one direction and salt in the other. I'm happy where I'm at, but I still enjoy the adventure of a long distance trip.  grin

That said, if I had to move, it would be Maine.  wink

Ironic I'm thinking of retiring in your part of the country in a few years. Not enough quality coldwater fishing for me here and I don't like to have to drive several hours to the Great Lakes.
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lowaccord66
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« Reply #9 on: Sep 12, 2017, 04:18 PM »

I have that opportunity now but choose to stay in New England for the time being.  The contrast in fishing venues has kept my attention for 20 plus years  In 13 years my daughter will be off to college, I will be 47 and provided the market doesn't crash I will probably stop working at that time.  The Mrs. and I are likely going to purchase an RV and a Houseboat and will travel freely where ever the bite takes us. 
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Roccus
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« Reply #10 on: Sep 13, 2017, 10:40 AM »

I live in Ma.,,I 've lived here 62 years. Ill die here. I've been to Florida.... they can keep that god forsaken place.... too hot...too many storms... too many people.. ...too many snakes... AND NO ICE.

We live in a great area... We have coast line with unlimited opportunities...  a long drive can put you into great fishing for Kings... brown trout and steel head ...  inland we have streams stocked with trout... a Drive to Maine or northern new Hampshire can put you into the most beautiful back country on the planet... hard to beat the simplicity of dunking a worm in a back woods beaver pond for  brook trout that you had to hike in a mile to  catch...

Im a striped bass fisherman at heart.. but I enjoy all types of fishing... the only ice found in FLa. is in a drink glass... not that it's a bad thing.. but I prefer to stand on mine a drill holes!
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zwiggles
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« Reply #11 on: Sep 13, 2017, 11:06 AM »

northwestern Washington state, Pittsburgh, NH, or somewhere in the Maine woods. If I had to choose I would move somewhere on the Peugeot sound in WA and visit NH, and Maine in the winter.
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salmonboy41
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« Reply #12 on: Sep 13, 2017, 01:26 PM »

Lake Ontario has some amazing fishing, but i may lean towards Alaska just without Bears lol
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Unclegillhunter
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« Reply #13 on: Sep 13, 2017, 01:42 PM »

Newport Oregon. Maybe Florance Or.
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Roccus
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« Reply #14 on: Sep 13, 2017, 02:11 PM »

Lake Ontario has some amazing fishing, but i may lean towards Alaska just without Bears lol

I'll take bears over snakes...Alaska would defiantly be a second choice.
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