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Aug 15, 2014 · Sacramento CA. Aug 19, 2014. #20. My 'gill set up is the same as my high mountain Sierras set up. Custom 7'6" 1wt full flex rod with Orvis Battenkill BBS reel with the RIO Trout LT DT line. Bluegills have small mouths and respond killer to small unweighted nymphs as well as small dries. Aug 5, 2019 · The Orvis 7'6" 4wt is my favorite from that line-up and is fast (for glass). I think someone else here mentioned Steffen and my Steffens are by far my favorite rods I own and are also on the faster side for glass. C. The numbers: Not great. The American luxury leather goods maker reported revenues of $1.22 billion for the quarter ended June 29, an increase of 5.8% from the same period a year be...#1 · Aug 3, 2018. Has anyone else tried to access the North american Forum today?. Seems to be down and I can't get on it. hno: Sort by Oldest first. Guest Discussion …If you’re a truck driver or have ever taken a long road trip, chances are you’ve come across a Flying J truck stop. With over 750 locations across North America, Flying J is one of...Traveling can be stressful, especially when you have to make multiple connections and switch planes. American Airlines offers nonstop flights to many destinations, making your jour...Nov 3, 2023 · My "indicator" is split about 50/50 between a hopper type fly or a yarn/wool tuft. I may change the leader set up - sometimes - but not the main fly line. I have Cortland 444 Peach WF5F on one rod, Scientific Anglers Mastery Infinity WF5F on another, and factory-spooled Orvis Clearwater WF5F line on my beginner Encounter kit. Flying with kids can be an exciting yet challenging experience for parents. From packing all the essentials to keeping your little ones entertained during the flight, there are man...May 1, 2023 · Mountain Radio. Our award winning FRS walkie talkie featuring a 4-day battery life, 35+ mile max range, and lightweight design. Easily secures to backpacks and harnesses with its integrated carabiner. Designed & tested in the Colorado Rockies for climbing, backcountry skiing & other adventures where group... The sight fishing has been incredible and seeing 18 inch trout come up and slowly inspect flies has made me a paranoid fly tier. In rivers fish only have a few seconds to decide to hit something. In these mountain lakes with 4-6ft of visibility the fish sometimes slowly circle my fly for 30 seconds before they decide to take it.Jul 20, 2020 · If I were to get another 3 weight it would either be the glass FS6634 or the FS7235. The FS7235 is a 5 piece rod and packs down to 18" if you plan on doing some hiking. The shopping is half the fun. I have the GS844, my favorite dry fly rod, a 3 weight in that series would be in the running as well. Thermopolis, Wyoming is a hidden gem for avid fly fishing enthusiasts. Nestled in the heart of the Big Horn Basin, this small town boasts some of the best fly fishing opportunities...American Airlines is one of the largest and most prominent airlines in the United States, offering a wide range of domestic and international flights. When flying with American Air...Minimal price difference between Ross and Abel. I beg to differ regarding the price difference. Abel SDF 5/6 $845. Ross Evo LTX $475. Include an extra spool and: Abel w/ Spool $1,479. Ross w/Spool $831. That's a big difference. Also, Ross reels are absolutely fantastic quality.The Stickman Ti5 10 foot 5 weight is lighter in swingweight than the Hardy UL NSX, but in terms of action and feel, there is not much in it. I look at the Stickman as being a 5/6 where as the Hardy is a pure 6 and can handle a 7 if need be. The swingweight of both the 6 and 7 NSX is lighter than the original Loomis …Stillwater Fly Fishing. Discuss stillwater techniques, patterns used, ask questions, get answers on the best way to fish stillwaters. 1.Apr 27, 2023. #1. Part 1: Just got the DB Ideal Nymph 10' 1wt to compliment my T&T Contact II 10' 2wt and 3wt. Bought from Dakota Angler with a 10% discount because it was my first purchase with them. They called the same day to confirm that the address was correct which they routinely do for first time purchases which.1. Apr 4, 2018. #1. Hi all, I have been collecting the old Orvis Graphite fly rods for some time now and accumulated Orvis catalogs from 1975 to 2003. In order to share the information and streamside experiences I started a Facebook page Vintage Orvis Graphite Fly rods. Should you want any information, please post a question there.Mar 1, 2021 · A weighted nymph box, an unweighted nymph box (both of these are just one-sided), a dry fly box (two-sided), a tiny junk fly box (one-sided), and a box for larger random flies I almost never use. The random box I made 25 years ago from a Nintendo cartridge container and foam, back when l lived in Oregon where steelhead were around. The North American Fly Fishing Forum. Let's talk about fly fishing in the North American Fly Fishing Forum. Share your fly fishing adventure & experiences, …One was a 16' which would handle a 3 hp outboard on an adaptor that clamped onto the gunwhales, the other was the 12' Gruman aluminum alloy and touted as the lightest canoe ever made. The total weight was either 22 or 23 pounds. The 16' never got used for any but large lake fishing after the short one was purchased.Minimal price difference between Ross and Abel. I beg to differ regarding the price difference. Abel SDF 5/6 $845. Ross Evo LTX $475. Include an extra spool and: Abel w/ Spool $1,479. Ross w/Spool $831. That's a big difference. Also, Ross reels are absolutely fantastic quality.Forums. News and Announcements. News & articles for discussion. 1. 2. 3. … 76. Next. Filters. 1. Tiawan fly fishing on youtube. 19delta. Today at 4:02 AM. …29. Location. NC. Jun 21, 2016. #8. If I remember most of the Davidson is in the Pisgah National Forest and is fly fishing only catch and release now don't hold me to that it might have changed on the fly fishing only.One of Gary Borger's favorite easy to tie patterns are collared leeches. When a fly is stripped, the fly creates a pulse or sound wave as the fly pushing the water aside and forward. A muddler minnow or fly with a "collar' such as a collared leech creates a larger "bow wave" as it is retrieved.Euro nymphing is not a naughty Google search. It is a style of fly-fishing that uses three nymphs and little or no fly line on the water. The rods used for this method are longer than usual at 9.5 to 11 feet. These rods are rated for standard fly lines (i.e. #4) but often anglers use a level line, which has no taper at all.A weighted nymph box, an unweighted nymph box (both of these are just one-sided), a dry fly box (two-sided), a tiny junk fly box (one-sided), and a box for larger random flies I almost never use. The random box I made 25 years ago from a Nintendo cartridge container and foam, back when l lived in Oregon where steelhead were around.409. Nov 22, 2023. #1. As much as I love fly fishing, it remains a close second to upland bird hunting with my dogs of which I have been blessed with several very good dogs. Last years record snow and summer rains revitalized the habitat to a great extent although much of the CRP has gone back into production. A couple pics from last week.2004 -Xi2 -New Saltwater rod was first with new generation 5 (G5) Technology. 2005 -TXL -Near weightless for light lines. 2005 -Fli -Entry Level Fast Action taper with maximum power transfer. 2005 -Launch -Entry Level smoth progressive power curve and very high strength to weight ratio.My "indicator" is split about 50/50 between a hopper type fly or a yarn/wool tuft. I may change the leader set up - sometimes - but not the main fly line. I have Cortland 444 Peach WF5F on one rod, Scientific Anglers Mastery Infinity WF5F on another, and factory-spooled Orvis Clearwater WF5F line on my beginner Encounter kit.Oct 24, 2021 · The best fly fishing advice I’ve ever heard came from noted author, lecturer and casting instructor Gary Borger. “Of the the things that are important in fly fishing, on a scale of 1 - 10, DRAG is 1,000”. Learn to cast, mend and eliminate drag. The best way to do that is get on the river and fish. North Coast Coho Project: Watershed Scale Restoration in Northern California. December 4, 2023 • Coldwater, Conservation, Northwest, Salmon/Steelhead. By Greg Fitz, Trout Unlimited California’s beautiful North Coast is a rugged landscape of sharp mountains, towering forests, and complex ... Read More →.Here's what I keep on my boat, almost all fc though there's a few nylon tapered leaders in the wallet, and both Rio and TroutHunter. Tippets are almost always TroutHunter. There's some 80# and 100# Rio s/w fluoro in my drawer of leader material but to save space it stays home unless I'm iso big pike or musky.409. Nov 22, 2023. #1. As much as I love fly fishing, it remains a close second to upland bird hunting with my dogs of which I have been blessed with several very good dogs. Last years record snow and summer rains revitalized the habitat to a great extent although much of the CRP has gone back into production. A couple pics from last week.The Fora platform includes forum software by XenForo. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. A forum community dedicated to fly fishing and sporting enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about safety, licenses, tips, tricks, rivers, reviews...Light weight but Orvis did a good job keeping enough material to maintain rigidity. It could even be a little heavier. Machine work looks very good. It’s got a great incoming and outgoing sound with the outgoing being a little muted. More drag than any trout reel needs, most of it comes in the last 1/4 turn.Light weight but Orvis did a good job keeping enough material to maintain rigidity. It could even be a little heavier. Machine work looks very good. It’s got a great incoming and outgoing sound with the outgoing being a little muted. More drag than any trout reel needs, most of it comes in the last 1/4 turn.Location. RI. Jan 22, 2022. #2. You should be able to easily cast 60-70 ft with good technique which will put you in range of most saltwater species. To get there you will need to first learn proper technique to cast a heavier rod and then add in a haul (at least a single haul) to get your casts out there. An hour or so of casting instruction ...The 590 reminds me of my Sage SP 590 but possessing a more precise and reactive front 1/3. Sunday I took it to a local reservoir known for the size of its fish as it is C&R. 15' leaders with light chronomid and scuds suspended under an indi. Great. 6' with a 4" Catch All fishing drop offs and weedbeds @ 30'.Jul 9, 2022 · 1881 - Book of the Black Bass comprising its complete Scientific and Life History together with a Practical Treatise on Angling and Fly Fishing, James A. Henshall, MD. This is perhaps the earliest scholarly work on fly-fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass which were probably considered lesser gamefish to trout and salmon at the time. Nov 17, 2023 · The Force M1, FAST ACTION fly rod is a carbon blended graphite rod, designed specifically for musky by Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company and Gabe Schubert, renowned musky fly fisherman. A serious tool for serious anglers, pursuing big fish with huge flies.A unique handle configuration combines an... Sep 19, 2021 · FL. Sep 19, 2021. #4. Welcome to the forum tiggbigms252 - Not sure what your budget may be, but for a glass creek rod I'd recommend the Epic 370 or 476. I fish the Epic 476 and love it. On small streams, you seldom cast more than 35', usually 15'-25', and at that distance Epic FastGlass2 rods really shine. They offer a rod building kit that's a ... South of the Catskills. Sep 30, 2013. #7. OK, lets be clear; reels like the no-name, presumably Chinese reels on e-bay are not made by "Clark" or even for Clark. Chinese boiler-plate reels are a dime a dozen and are produced by the container-load. One goes to the giant fishing trade show there (which I have …Post any comments or questions regarding bamboo fly rods...Fly Rods | The North American Fly Fishing Forum - sponsored by Thomas Turner. Home. Forums. Tackle Talk. Fly Rods. Post any comments or questions …Oct 24, 2021 · The best fly fishing advice I’ve ever heard came from noted author, lecturer and casting instructor Gary Borger. “Of the the things that are important in fly fishing, on a scale of 1 - 10, DRAG is 1,000”. Learn to cast, mend and eliminate drag. The best way to do that is get on the river and fish. Introducing the New Cheeky PreLoad 2.0 Fly Reels, the perfect ready-rigged solution. Like its predecessor, the New PreLoad 2.0 comes rigged with plenty of Cheeky Premium 20-lb backing, an all-new green, floating, weight-forward fly line and a 9-foot leader. Just tie on a fly and you are ready to...Upstate NY. Nov 10, 2021. #5. I live close to the Orvis headquarters and have fished a lot of Orvis rods over the years. In every instance of returning a broken rod but one, I was handed a new rod over the counter at the Orvis Manchester VT store/HQ. In one instance, I had to wait for a replacement to be mailed to me.May 5, 2022 · I also picked up a commando smooth for my FF85 small river steelhead swinging, but mostly for bass and pike, casting big chickens a very long distance rivers and lake fishing, I know it sounds pretty redneck but fishing Mille Lacs for 5lb smallmouth and pike in the 15 lb range wading in the shallows clear sand beaches, or casting out of a canoe ... McCall, ID. Jul 21, 2014. #2. I've done 2 "tours" of New Mexico, one for work and one for school. While there are certainly better fly fishing spots in the west, NM can be decent depending on where in the state you land. My favorite part of the state for fly fishing is the Taos area. Quick access to the Red River and the Cimmaron.3,202. Location. Sandy, UT. Dec 17, 2023. #7. If living in, or visiting, the Salt Lake City area in mid-March, the Wasatch Fly Tying & Fishing Expo runs 15th-16th at Sandy Expo Center (about 20 min. south of SLC). If you're a regular at this show, note that this is about 3-4 weeks earlier than usual.If you fish a long stick, like a switch, or Czech nymph rod, go for the longer handle. Makes life so much better. Sounds like they will be coming out with a long handle/skinny next season. By the by Ard, a sharpy marker works on the handle of the Nomad. Now we have a measure net, with my name on it.The North American Fly Fishing Forum - sponsored by Thomas Turner. New posts. New Member Introductions. Threads. 2.6K. Messages. 19.8K. D. Why I call …If you’re a truck driver or have ever taken a long road trip, chances are you’ve come across a Flying J truck stop. With over 750 locations across North America, Flying J is one of...Also, I ended up at Michaels last week on my way to Joannes and found 2mm foam for 99 cents for a 12x18 sheet. 6mm suitable for streamer box liners for $1.50. The thick stuff wasn't a huge sheet though. Just enough or one x-large fly box.5. Location. Sherrills Ford, NC. Jan 4, 2010. #3. Welcome to the board, from where you will be there are tail waters, stocked streams and wild trout streams with native brookies all within an hours drive. Here a couple of links that will give you some information on the area and the streams that are available with the hatch …Hi there new member from Pa, taking my son on a trip to Colorado, flying into Denver. Looking for some recommendations for a guide would like to stay within a 2 hour drive from Denver. Any help would be greatly appreciated. TiaReaction score. 72. Aug 30, 2020. #15. I like the SA euro nymph kit especially for beginners. Give both the fly line and leader a good stretch, tie on your tippet and nymphs to the ring and go fish. I tried using the 20# maxima as line and the SA line has less coils and better handling feel.Aug 13, 2023 · Stillwater Fly Fishing. Discuss stillwater techniques, patterns used, ask questions, get answers on the best way to fish stillwaters. 1. 409. Nov 22, 2023. #1. As much as I love fly fishing, it remains a close second to upland bird hunting with my dogs of which I have been blessed with several very good dogs. Last years record snow and summer rains revitalized the habitat to a great extent although much of the CRP has gone back into production. A couple pics from last week.The below is from Orvis Fly Fishing "Live Chat": Paul C.: Ok the first impregnated rod came out in 1954 Paul C.: All of the information regarding those early rods are on this page. The agent is sending you to Bamboo Information Page - Wesley D. Jordan Biography. "The result was just what Duckie Corkran (2nd owner of Orvis) and Wes …13. Location. southern Ohio. May 27, 2011. #1. I'm low on line cleaner and was thinking of trying ArmorAll (wipes?) as an alternative to the products marketed as fly line cleaner. I've seen it suggested on forums, but I have no idea which ArmorAll product (s) would be suitable for this use.Mar 1, 2021 · A weighted nymph box, an unweighted nymph box (both of these are just one-sided), a dry fly box (two-sided), a tiny junk fly box (one-sided), and a box for larger random flies I almost never use. The random box I made 25 years ago from a Nintendo cartridge container and foam, back when l lived in Oregon where steelhead were around. I also picked up a commando smooth for my FF85 small river steelhead swinging, but mostly for bass and pike, casting big chickens a very long distance rivers and lake fishing, I know it sounds pretty redneck but fishing Mille Lacs for 5lb smallmouth and pike in the 15 lb range wading in the shallows clear sand beaches, or casting out of a …May 5, 2022 · I also picked up a commando smooth for my FF85 small river steelhead swinging, but mostly for bass and pike, casting big chickens a very long distance rivers and lake fishing, I know it sounds pretty redneck but fishing Mille Lacs for 5lb smallmouth and pike in the 15 lb range wading in the shallows clear sand beaches, or casting out of a canoe ... Rules for flying the American Flag fall under several categories: the folding and unfolding of the flag, the method of display, the definition of a flag and flag proportions. All f...Jan 28, 2024 · Jan 28, 2024. #1. I attended the Show both Friday and Saturday, meeting several Forum members which was really nice, saw friends from TGF and PHWFF as well as numerous long-time fly fishing industry personal. There appeared to be a larger turnover from one company to another than I have experienced in the past but everyone was convivial towards ... May 9, 2011. #2. I spent a few weeks on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, and there is really decent fishing and the flats are very accessible. Accommodations can be found for pretty cheap, even as low as $50 a night (for a small apartment). Car rentals are pretty steep, but necessary (the standard rate is $50 a day).Tutorial on making white trim bands using India ink. Let's do it again!! Build a fly rod, that is!!Oct 29, 2023. #5. American guides, particularly in the Rocky Mountain west recognize that many of their clients are inadequately skilled at dry fly presentation but want to catch fish. Lobing a pair of weighted flies hung under a bobber allows the guide to row his sports through favorable current seams thus fishing the subsurface flies for them ...78.5K. NFR What Are You Reading. Yesterday at 11:29 PM. DanielOcean. Novices & Beginners. Threads. 57. Messages. 1.4K. Learning fly selection. Yesterday at …It kind of depends on where your sympathies lie. The G2 is the better of two (G2 and GS) for dry flies, which relegates the GS to the second-best dry fly rod ever made. The GS has a little more punch, which makes it a little better in the wind, and can handle nymphing a little better than the G2. T.Mar 18, 2023 · Fishing the Kenai penninsula is the least desirable way to fish Alaska, IMO, but likely the best place to go with nonfishing people. Everywhere else in Alaska will not have much, if any, tourist type stuff to do. Drive inland, the roads aren't secrets because there are only a couple of them. One of Gary Borger's favorite easy to tie patterns are collared leeches. When a fly is stripped, the fly creates a pulse or sound wave as the fly pushing the water aside and forward. A muddler minnow or fly with a "collar' such as a collared leech creates a larger "bow wave" as it is retrieved.Light weight but Orvis did a good job keeping enough material to maintain rigidity. It could even be a little heavier. Machine work looks very good. It’s got a great incoming and outgoing sound with the outgoing being a little muted. More drag than any trout reel needs, most of it comes in the last 1/4 turn.185. Reaction score. 25. Location. Columbus, Ohio. Apr 4, 2018. #1. I just got back from my first bonefishing trip, which was also my first dedicated saltwater fly fishing experience. Although I considered a conservative first trip, my very understanding wife volunteered to watch the kids while I did something adventurous for my 40th birthday.My "indicator" is split about 50/50 between a hopper type fly or a yarn/wool tuft. I may change the leader set up - sometimes - but not the main fly line. I have Cortland 444 Peach WF5F on one rod, Scientific Anglers Mastery Infinity WF5F on another, and factory-spooled Orvis Clearwater WF5F line on my beginner Encounter kit.Featuring fishing tackle offers from retailers, manufacturers and others in the trade. Please see first post for information on how to register. In the unlikely event of a dispute please handle this privately or advise Admin. Please note the …Apr 17, 2022 · Colorado. Apr 18, 2022. #15. Many years ago I created a fly box and insert system so I could always use the same 4 fly boxes and just swap out inserts based on where I went fishing. Mostly I organize them first by fly type (dry, streamer, EN, wets, nymphs/emergers) then within that I group them by insect (or fly). Nov 20, 2019 · MBWCC. Considering my experience in way north Idaho (Coeur d’Alene lake tribs and north in the Idaho panhandle) and excluding any tailwater rivers: Runoff ends late June (call it first July) to mid-July. Waters get low and/or too warm to fish in some rivers (e.g. St. Joe) by early August. Best times in northern Idaho are either mid or late ... Planned trips (lodging secured) are: early May with the wife on the Missouri, after two days she flies home and my buddy flies in for a few days. Mid August fishing on the Madison with my teenage daughter, which will mostly include playing a round of golf on the drive up. Late August fishing on the Madison and Yellowstone with the wife.General Fly Fishing Discussion. Saltwater Fly Fishing. Bonefish, Tarpon, Redfish, Permit, False Albacore, Striped Bass, etc... 1. 2. 3. … 91. Next. Filters. What …Light weight but Orvis did a good job keeping enough material to maintain rigidity. It could even be a little heavier. Machine work looks very good. It’s got a great incoming and outgoing sound with the outgoing being a little muted. More drag than any trout reel needs, most of it comes in the last 1/4 turn.Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. Post fishing reports, ask for information, discuss this area...Jan 28, 2024 · Jan 28, 2024. #1. I attended the Show both Friday and Saturday, meeting several Forum members which was really nice, saw friends from TGF and PHWFF as well as numerous long-time fly fishing industry personal. There appeared to be a larger turnover from one company to another than I have experienced in the past but everyone was convivial towards ... 11,712. Location. South of the Catskills. Mar 18, 2015. #16. Hunt, Next to Abel and Hatch most other reels do suffer by comparison. But in trout fishing, as rods get lighter, there is a major need for skeletonized, light weight reels with adequate performances for proper match up and Nautilus and Galvan are two important contenders here.. Location. West Virginia. Mar 19, 2022. #8Jun 25, 2013. #5. I've used a 6 wt a lot for bass, Flying with kids can be an exciting yet challenging experience for parents. From packing all the essentials to keeping your little ones entertained during the flight, there are man... Hi there new member from Pa, taking my son on a As far as fish-fighting ability, the GS 884 is fine, maybe even a little better than the others because of the light tippet one fishes on that river. It is really more the weather conditions that dictate the selection of rod … All, I've enjoyed reading the forum over the past few days ...

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