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Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By garybrower
Re: Gear Storage and Transport

I'm in the middle of thinking about all of this transport stuff.

My main "bag" is one of the big blue IKEA shopping bags (made of some kind of rip-stop nylon). When I leave for the water, my...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-27-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By garybrower
Goddard Caddis?

All,

I've been working my way through Charlie Craven's initial fly-tying book, and I'm not at the end -- the Goddard Caddis. If I think back on all the stream reports I've read, I've not...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By garybrower
Re: Carp Flies and Fishing Podcast

I listen to all of Roger's podcasts; I subscribe via iTunes. The thing is, if you listen to them THAT way, save them when you're done, or you'll lose them (assuming your settings are "discard when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By garybrower
Re: Orvis Fly podcast.

Haven't met Tom, but he's answered a fly-box question of mine, too! One day he'll come to a CO event, and I'll get the chance to thank him in person.


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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-23-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5,882
Views: 380,792
Posted By garybrower
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160323/7971c244a718fcebb6de66a2686877c0.jpg

Snow day in Denver. First attempt at a Royal Wulff (Charlie Craven recipe). Lots more time this afternoon! Beats...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,644
Posted By garybrower
Re: Fishing Magazines

I take Fly Tyer and Fly Rod & Reel. A friend of mine takes Fly Fisherman and we share. If I want to save the articles from Fly Fisherman, I scan them.

Do I feel that they're worth the "bang for...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-07-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,087
Posted By garybrower
Re: Gill Trail Cheesman Canyon

Nothing profound, or helpful . . .

But Cheesman's on my 2016 "bucket list". Too much time in Deckers and Elevenmile.

Gary
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-06-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By garybrower
Re: Whip finish around parachute hackle?

Thanks, Silver! The pix help a lot -- way better than what I imagined (or fashioned)!

Gary
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-03-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By garybrower
Re: Whip finish around parachute hackle?

Thanks for all the great suggestions!

On another forum I found a suggestion about cutting a hole/slit in a piece of card, threading the thread through the slit, and pushing the card over the eye...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-02-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By garybrower
Whip finish around parachute hackle?

I couldn't find an easy answer to this through the search function . . . so if it's been addressed before, I apologize.

Does anyone have any tips for how best to whip finish a parachute fly...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-21-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By garybrower
Re: The Arkansas in Pueblo

Following upon mcnerney's lead, if you go to the website for that podcast, there may be earlier episodes on the Ark.

It's a very good show, btw!


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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-21-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By garybrower
Re: The Arkansas in Pueblo

If you go to the Valco Ponds parking area (on Thatcher Blvd/Ave), just before the road heads up the hill towards the dam, and walk either up or down stream, the water's really low right now, and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-18-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,076
Posted By garybrower
Re: How Often Do You Tie?

Basically, I tie as often as I can, regardless of season. I've always got "replacements" I need to replace. And, then, there are new patterns that seem to be suggested for the next water.

That...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-15-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By garybrower
Re: Peak rotary Midge jaws

Love my midge jaws!


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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-13-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,652
Posted By garybrower
Re: Fly Fishing Hook Comarision chart

All of this work REALLY appeals to a geeky numbers guy like me! So thanks!

I, too, have worked hard on generating a chart that I can use when I shop (with cross-references to my local shops and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-10-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By garybrower
Re: Best applicator?

Thanks, all! Great suggestions/reminders (i.e., I need to make better use of my bodkin!).

And the link to the Wapsi applicator bottle was exactly what will serve ONE of my needs!

:thmbup:
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-09-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By garybrower
Best applicator?

Today, at the Denver Fly Fishing Show, I was reminded of the semi-needle point applicator that Clear Cure Goo supplies with its product. I don't use CCG, but I really like the precision their...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-09-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By garybrower
Re: InTheRiffle Tyer?

Marky3130 . . . .bummed to not have seen your suggestion to contact you prior to yesterday. I would have liked to have met him yesterday!..

But it's good to know who he is . . . And I really...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-01-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By garybrower
Re: InTheRiffle Tyer?

Marky3130, when/where will he be at the Fly Fishing Show? I would like to pass on my appreciation for his contributions in person!


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Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 801
Posted By garybrower
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, too! Y'all are great, and a great resource besides! I'll see what dear spouse decided to distill from MY list, but, regardless, it'll be an addition to an addiction! All the best,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 731
Posted By garybrower
Re: Favorite magazine(s) for fly fishing?

I take some mags "just because". I get some ideas from them, but for tying help/instructions I go to the web.


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Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By garybrower
Re: Fly box organizing

Thanks to everyone! Great ideas! Now I just have to figure out how I might want to spend my winter re-organizing.


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Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By garybrower
Fly box organizing

I KNOW this is an oft-debated topic, but I can't find the discussion.

I'm looking at a couple of weeks ahead with NO WORK. That means tying and re-organizing my boxes. As I recall conversations...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-09-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By garybrower
InTheRiffle Tyer?

I should probably know this by the voice (and the bit of the beard) . . . and I can't find it anywhere. But WHO is the tyer on the InTheRiffle videos? "And that's all there is to tying the . . . ....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-09-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By garybrower
Mutant rubber legs!

So here's my first attempt at a Pat's Rubberlegs. I think I'll start a new fly style: Mutant Rubberlegs. Or as a wise angler said: "Cripple"....
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