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Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,308
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Is fishing (and especially catch and release) ethical?

I think Tina Fey lives in New York, and not Wasilla.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-25-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Socal carp fishing?

Can't help with locations, but we've posted videos of a couple of our favorite carp flies on our website Kansas Fly Fishing for Carp (http://www.flatslander.com), under tutorials.

Craig
Forum: Fly Rods 10-03-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,717
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: The Broken Rod Poll;

Two rods broken while landing fish, by myself, operator error in both cases. One, a 6 wt on a dorado - yeah, I know, what the Hell was I doing fishing a 6 wt on dorado? - and while I was looking...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-14-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,229
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Best 8 weight for saltwater under $400

I second the Axiom as worthy of a look. And consider looking at the TFO reels, too. The Large Arbor series has served me well for many years, and if you're looking for a bargain, the Prism is an...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-22-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,255
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Beverages of a Frothy Nature

I'm biased, but the best beer is what is sitting in 5 gallon cornelius kegs in my basement, three of which are in my keg fridge. Strike that, two kegs in the fridge, one ran out the other evening. ...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-12-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,878
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Roll Your Own...Leaders

FM - if you're talking about our video (posted by captsodie) on youtube and/or our website:

What pound test mono should I use fishing line or should I just use mono tippit material and if so what...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-11-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: carping

Visit this page for a list Free State Fly Fishers - A Kansas FFF Fly Fishing Club in Lawrence, KS Carp Fly Box (http://freestateflyfishers.org/?page_id=1176)

Then this page for photos and tying...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-08-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,262
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Bass Flies???

You've had some good advice so far, but I'm going to throw another idea at you - don't overlook smaller nymphs for bass. I've probably caught more big bass (over 4 is fairly big here in Kansas) on...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,693
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Butterfly pics

Found a decent swallowtail from last summer

http://i974.photobucket.com/albums/ae222/KSflyfish/swallowtailcomp.jpg

And not a butterfly photo, but a pleasant find last fall on another consulting...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-06-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 61,137
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Putting a face to the name

OK, I'll play along.

http://i974.photobucket.com/albums/ae222/KSflyfish/compressed1.jpg
releasing a nice carp from the local lake

...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,693
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Butterfly pics

Since GMF posted a few fritillaries, I dug up one of our tallgrass prairie jems, the Regal fritillary. Threatened or endangered in about every state east of Kansas, but only a SINC species here.
...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 07-22-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,557
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: How We Smoke Alaska Salmon;

Thanks. My smoker can run about 175 most of time, so I bet I could come close to matching your results. With the obvious difference of not having access to freshly caught salmon and having to get...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 07-20-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,557
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: How We Smoke Alaska Salmon;

Ard - how hot is your smoker running when you do the salmon? It looks great.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-20-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: 4 Piece 4 wt recommendations?

TFO Professional series, your choice of 8', 8'6" or 9' for $149.95.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-20-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Carp fly fishing report

Nice mirrors. I've only caught a couple in the hundreds of carp I've caught on the fly rod, but a nice mirror is a real bonus. Still looking for my first leather carp.

Craig
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,495
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Jumping Carp

This one moved about 2 feet to chase down a San Juan double worm.

http://i974.photobucket.com/albums/ae222/KSflyfish/077.jpg

2wt TFO Professional series and 2 pound Ande tippet.

Craig
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-16-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: 1st Tarpon!!!

Congrats JR! We were in the Keys a week earlier than you and the fish weren't feeding much where we were. Only a couple of hookups and no fish landed.

Check out my article from American Angler...
Forum: Southeast U.S. 06-25-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,269
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Fly fishing Info Long Key state park

Visit our website and you'll find a link on the left side to my American Angler article, "Skinflint's Guide to the Florida Keys." All places you can drive to. We stay at LKSP, so there are several...
Forum: Fly Lines 06-23-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: cleaning line

Great product.

Simple - wash your line in the sink, let it dry, put some dressing on the foam side, fold it over your line and reel it in from the drying pile. Refresh it at about 30 feet from...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-23-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Help me with my first rod...

The two piece TFO would be the Signature series. It is a fine rod, and if it is being offered to you at $79 that's a bargain. It is a good deal at the list of $109, but at that price I don't know...
Forum: Belize 06-16-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,045
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Flies for Turneffe

Last trip to Ambergris the bones loved my Kwan-style flies especially the bead chain ones when they were in really skinny water. As you probably know, just about any good fly placed well in front of...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,495
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Jumping Carp

Swirl - carp are indeed predators. They eat - predate upon - insects in adult, pupal, and larval forms, crayfish, and minnows in addition to eating various forms of vegetative matter. They are...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-30-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,210
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: Oof, some bruiser bluegills

With those orange/white leading edges on the pectoral and pelvic fins, and just a hint on the caudal and dorsal, he has some green sunfish in him, but he sure doesn't look like a first generation...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-27-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,517
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: You Tube vid on furled leaders

mojo - that was the original article, big game leaders with heavy mono, but we adapted it to our fresh and saltwater fishing. We build them with everything from 2 pound for trout and bluegill to 20...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-24-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,517
Posted By flatslandercp
Re: You Tube vid on furled leaders

cwg - we first saw this type of leader in a saltwater mag article where guys in a fly shop were ROLLING heavy mono across the glass display case tops to make leaders for marlin, sailfish, and tarpon....
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