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why is there a women fishing forum? Dont we all fish the same? We are all the same. fishing is fishing

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hey scott! many of us guys that have gals that either allow us to fish ( alot!) or love to fish with us or by themselves, we consider special. this site gets use by many males as well, but makes it easier for the gals to locate one another, and to share things. i.e. types of fishing, locations,gift ideas, and moral support for each other. i think it is great! just how i feel about it. del

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I agree with Del...we are "special" hehehe j/k wink.gif. Seriously, think about it, how many women do you see out there actually fishing. Not many compared to the number of men. When I am out there with the hubby I will look around (summer or winter) just to see how many women are out there, not many, but I think that is slowly changing.

I think this forum is great although I don't come here as often as the main forums. It gives us fishin'chicks a chance to talk about stuff that the guys probably wouldn't bring up or roll their eyes at rolleyes.gif . I know this is the era of equal rights etc. etc. but sometimes us gals just need to get together and chat. Just my .02

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I agree we are special! I was looking for a site before and it was all men so I just kept looking. Then I found this site and it is the only one I go to. I read all the forums that I am interested in and the guys are really great about answering our questions and not making us feel like idots. So thanks
Rick for making a spot just for us special fishingchicks!

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Hmm. I'm a guy (married, kids) and I stop by to read and occassionally post 'cause I don't ice-fish, and my usual forums are kinda cold right now (pun intended). The Political Power forum hit a sandbar, the Mississippi River North forum is ice-clogged, and the Regional forums are all "ice ice ice". I like this spot.

Equality? Yes and no. Equality pertains only to treatment under the law, jobs, housing, and the like. Men and women are different and that's why a special forum for women involved in the sport is a good idea. One of the differences that make this forum nice is that women tend to be less confrontational than man, so there's less bickering and 'bowing up' on this forum than I've seen on others. Another is that women are more likely to engage in abstract topics, while men are more grounded. This is a fun place to wait for ice-out, and still talk fishing.

My wife is, frankly, sick of hearing me talk about fishing, and there is still a good 4 months of ice left.

Women are different, and there's nothing wrong with a women's forum. Now a Scandinavian Open Water But Not Lakes Over 300 Acres On Friday forum might be considered a bit of pandering.

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