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John Mowery (Mow) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Minnesota, USA
About Me Grew up in Minnesota, became an adult in Colorado, lost a bet and moved back to Minnesota. I spend a great deal of time each summer chasing backcountry trout in the Rockies.
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Thanks Franco. Much help. I think it will be a good tent for $250.? Way too heavy for backpacking, but fine for canoeing. Especially in the shoulder seasons.

In GEAR » Exped/OR Tents
January 28, 4:02pm

Exped/OR Tents
Are the Exped/OR tents actually Hillenberg tents under a different name? A friend of mine has an Andromedia he's willing to part with and I'm giving thought to purchasing it for canoe tr...

In GEAR » Exped/OR Tents
January 28, 9:22am

Reparing No-See-Um Netting
Excellent ideas. Thanks for the help. Greg- I think the McNet repair tape idea is good, but do you think it's a permanent fix? Seems like it would be good in a pinch, but might not make i...

In GEAR » Reparing No-See-Um Netting
January 22, 2:02pm

Reparing No-See-Um Netting
I went through my gear last night and noticed that I managed to tear a dime sized hole in the netting on my MLD Soul Bivy side zip. Does anyone have a recommendation on how I can fix it? Shou...

In GEAR » Reparing No-See-Um Netting
January 21, 1:44pm

FS: Hennessy Hammock Light Racer A-sym
For Sale: Hennessy Hammock Light Racer A-sym Used one night. Weight is 12.4oz which includes the stuff sack and two tree huggers. THIS SALE DOES NOT INCLUDE A RAIN FLY - HAMMOCK ONLY! $75...

In Gear Swap » FS: Hennessy Hammock Light Racer A-sym
January 20, 7:14pm

Back from the Winds
Well, I hiked to Lake Victor caught some nice cutts and then the weather changed from summer to winter. We waited a day, the weather got worse so we hiked out. My hiking partner and I never made ...

In Fishing » Fishing in Wyoming
September 11, 10:30am

Information on the Winds
Funny. I leave tomorrow for a five night six day jaunt through the Winds. Searching for Goldens.... Scott, I've done a lot of research and the best book out there is Fly Fishing the Rocky...

In Fishing » Fishing in Wyoming
August 27, 1:50pm

Super Light Reels
Ross Evolution is an outstanding reel albeit pricey.

In Fishing » Super light reels
July 02, 2:56pm

LW Fishing
There is a fishing board on BPL. Check it out....

In GEAR » Lightweight Fishing
June 11, 10:07am

Durable but light fly rod tube for backpacking
I realize something more durable is necessary for younger people, but I've never carried a rod tube. I use a Gossamer Gear ThinLight Insulation Pad and wrap it around my rod. I then use two p...

In Fishing » Durable but light fly rod tube for backpacking
May 30, 8:11am

All Reader Reviews by John Mowery

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Mountain Laurel Designs Silnylon Poncho Tarp
This is my favorite piece of gear. I use it as a "cooking shelter" while I'm hammock camping in griz country. I've also used it in combination with a bivy. My version is 8 feet 6 ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 27, 10:49am

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
This is an exceptional piece of gear. Very well made and thought out. The side zip makes getting in and out of the bivy very easy. The straps secure a sleep pad well. The mosquito netting does a n...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
August 27, 10:40am