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Postby ksduckslayer » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:09 pm

How many guys on here fly fish?
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Postby Montanafowler » Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:17 pm

been flyfishing for 11 years, tying flies for 8 years and building rods for 4.
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Postby Dogman » Sat Sep 27, 2008 7:15 am

I started flyfishing when I was ten,37 years later I still love it.
I love all kinds of fishing but when I want to really get back in sync I take a flyrod out.
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Postby spoonerlab » Mon Sep 29, 2008 1:58 pm

yep. ive been doing it since i was ten, which makes it 5 years and i ended up getting a 19.5 inch brown this spring Image
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Postby gadwall getter » Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:16 pm

very nice fish!
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Postby ksduckslayer » Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:32 pm

Thats a nice fish!!....what size and brand of rod do you guys use?
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Re: NICE

Postby Montanafowler » Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:47 pm

ksduckslayer wrote:Thats a nice fish!!....what size and brand of rod do you guys use?


i currently use a 9 foot, 4 piece 6wt and a 8.5 foot, 3 piece 4wt.
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Postby Kiskadinna » Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:28 pm

Been flyfishing for 20 years now - tying for 12 of those. Even my honeymoon included fly rods and the puget sound!
Nothing beats a trout rising to a dry, except maybe an early spring 'gill sipping in a copper john... or possibly a LMB taking a meat whistle.

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Postby hamernhonkers » Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:21 pm

Kiskadinna wrote:Been flyfishing for 20 years now - tying for 12 of those. Even my honeymoon included fly rods and the puget sound!
Nothing beats a trout rising to a dry, except maybe an early spring 'gill sipping in a copper john... or possibly a LMB taking a meat whistle.

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Not bad :thumbsup:

My wife had our wedding announcements taken in our pond up the mountain in waders holding fly rods and our honeymoon was a week trekking the state fishing :yes:

Been whipping the stick now for about 25 years and guiding for the last 10 or so.
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Postby spoonerlab » Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:21 pm

I use a 7.5 foot white river 5 weight, i love it on small streams. Its around $70 at bass pro and last weekend i caught another 20 trout in PA :biggrin:
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i am currently on a loomis

Postby ksduckslayer » Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:34 pm

I am currently on a g loomis streamdance 8.5 ft 4 weight. Perfection in a fly rod. But at over 500 dollars......thats what gift cards are for :yes:

I also have a scierra ic3 3 weight, that i use on little trout streams in missouri, and up in the appalachian areas. That is a discontinued line of rods....bummer....i picked it up at cabelas, right after they stopped making them for 50 dollars....

Love em both
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Postby flyphishr » Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:06 pm

I've been fly fishing since 1985 and haven't touched another rod since. I fish mainly in Montana, live in Utah but for the past few years I've had my MT and AK license before UT. I am a Sage/ Winston man. I know they are overpriced but I won't ever skimp again. I do still use a St. Croix Legend Ultra, have a couple of em'. I took a 9' 6wt to AK last year for combat fishing Reds on the Kenai...big mistake, almost got more than my heart broke with such a light rod for Reds but it worked out ok. Reels? Ross all the way. Will pay off my new Simms G-3 waders with next paycheck.
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Postby Sagebrush » Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:40 am

Started with an old split bamboo that my father passed on to me when I was ten, I am now 64.

and yes I still tie flies, just gets a little harder with those little #22's
at my age.

Fish mostly the Sierras for goldens and brookies and hit
Pyramid in Nevada, for the big 30" plus Lahontan Cutthroats.

Last year had 42 hook ups in 4 hours at Pyramid during the spawn. Smallest was 18" and the largest was just under 29.

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never knew of and seeing Billy goats !!
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Postby ksduckslayer » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:28 am

flyphishr...you have good tastes.....I like Galvan over Ross though.

Im probably going to get the new z-axis soon from sage. Anybody have any luck with it? I know it cant be bad coming from sage.
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Postby flyphishr » Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:14 am

ksduckslayer
I bought a Z-Axis this year, 8 1/2 ft 5 wt. I love it, much better than the old XP's, a lot lighter. Galvan is an awesome reel, I used the OB-5 for my carp rod but sold it to afford the Z-axis and paired it with a Ross Cimmaron, though I wish I got the large arbor version. My next rod will probably be another stiffer 7 wt for carp, though I don't know if I'll drop that kinda' dough on a Sage for carp.
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Postby ksduckslayer » Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:24 pm

i would have trouble dropping 7 c-notes for a carp rod as well...

I got to go fishing this weekend, caught 9 trout, 8 rainbows and a brown. They ranges from 10 inches to about 20. The brown went right at 14.

Im trying to post up pics of the brown, but i cant seem to figure it out :huh: :huh:

I have a photobucket account, but im not sure what link to copy and paste and where to put it??
Any suggestions??
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Postby Montanafowler » Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:15 pm

copy the image code (bottom one), and paste it directly into the response text box.
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Postby ksduckslayer » Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:30 pm

http://i366.photobucket.com/albums/oo10 ... nTrout.jpg

still couldnt get it :huh: , but here is the link
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Postby ksduckslayer » Sat Nov 29, 2008 7:34 pm

....very slow on the fishing section....I guess the ER is busy tonight huh flyphisher??
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Postby allgreenhead » Wed Dec 24, 2008 4:17 pm

im 15 and have been fly fishing for 5 years, also tie my own flys.[quote][/quote]that is a good looking fish. not to brag but were i live on the upper deschutes in oregon we have those giant brown at least every other day. but the location helps
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I love fly fishing but its ice fishing season!!!

Postby Huntfishallday » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:15 pm

Any ice fishing goin on out their here in Utah almost all the lakes are frozen over. Found a couple anybody else had any luck? Last time fly fishing my line froze every five min. still caught a couple fish on small dark heavy nymphs.
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Re: Fly fishing

Postby dudejcb » Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:35 pm

I've got 2 or 3 Orvis rods, a coupel Thomas & Thomas, 2 G.Loomis, and an old bamboo that was my dad's and acoule of old glass Fenwicks (tht I use for training pointers with a string and wing). Everythign from 3-wt up to 7, but I like using the four wts most of the time with dries for floating rivers for trout.

also have spinning and bait casting rods for bass, steelhead, crappie.
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Re: Fly fishing

Postby killmaster » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:38 pm

Been fly fishing since 06. Caught a Sockeye on the Russian witha 6 Wt. and its been a helpless addiction ever since.
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Re: Fly fishing

Postby tgs » Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:59 am

Been pond fishing for brookies for 33 years now. Started about 10 yrs ago on stripers in the ocean, what a blast, makes for some good blast and cast options in October after the morning flight lays down. I fish with the Double L series from L.L.Beans and also with Okuma's Guide Select series.
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Re: Fly fishing

Postby backcast » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:45 am

Yep. Hence my screen name. Saltwater backcountry snook /reds. Go to rod Sage XP 8wt 4pc.
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