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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By whalensdad
Re: Littleton Co Fishing?

Thanks for the info. I spoke to them today and they recommended Bear Creek as it's not to far. I'm going to stop in on my way from the airport and pick up some flies in anticipation of hitting the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-28-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Littleton Co Fishing?

So I've decided to bring my rod and give Waterton Canyon a shot. I figure I'll have about an hour or so on Wed and Thurs nights so I don't think I'll have time to do a lot of hiking. Where is the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-25-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Littleton Co Fishing?

Thanks for the suggestions. Not sure yet what I'm going to do, but at least I know more than I did before.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-23-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By whalensdad
Littleton Co Fishing?

I'll be in Littleton Co next week on business. I won't have but an hour or 2 at the end of the day and was wondering how the fishing was on the South Platte near the Platte Canyon Reservoir? Does it...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-01-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 786
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Even with tying do you still buy?

I just don't get as much satisfaction as I do on my own flies. No other reason.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-01-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 786
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Even with tying do you still buy?

I never fish a fly I buy or one that is given to me. I only use them as samples so I can tie my own. I just feel "weird" not using a fly I tied.
Forum: Northeast 01-30-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Fishing near Geneva NY

What are you looking to target and how far are you willing to drive. Let me know and I'll try and point you in the correct direction.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Looking for Fly Tying Vise

I'm selling a Regal: http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/fly-tying-materials-tools-etc/360691-fs-regal-vise-125-6-shipping.html

Price negotiable.
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 01-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Trout Fin Streamers

Those bodies are so smooth. I second the "looks like they were painted on" comment. Great Job :)
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 01-07-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Green Highlander

Great looking fly!!!
Forum: Fly Tying Materials, Tools etc. 12-29-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By whalensdad
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By whalensdad
Re: New to Fly Fishing! Need Help Finding Good Waders!

You can also try LLBean.Their waders are guaranteed for life, no questions asked.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Selecting a vice & materials

One other thing, don't be overly persuaded by "true rotary" vise claims. Most people I know who have them don't end up using the rotary feature for anything other than inspecting the fly. I'm not...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-29-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Selecting a vice & materials

I would like to second the suggestions to try a vice before you buy one.While Peaks, Renzettis, Regals, etc. are all good vices,they all have their pro's and cons. I started with a Griffin Odyssey...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 762
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Short rod suggestions

I have 7' 5wt Grey's GR50. Bought it due to the need to throw heavier nymphs in the winter but still having to deal with the overhanging trees and brush. I know Greys is not a big name here in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By whalensdad
Re: The saddest decisions I've had to make

Can't imagine what you are going through. I dread the day when I have to say "goodbye" by my pal. Stay strong.
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21,430
Views: 359,016
Posted By whalensdad
Re: new one word

hanging>>>pictures
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Green Doctor

You've been quite prolific of late. Great looking fly. :bowdown:
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Test

Looks Great!!!!
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-23-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Freestyle

Very nice tie. Great Job! :)
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Rogan's Fiery Brown

I really dig that color combo as well. Nice tie as usual.
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-17-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Robbie

Very nice fly :)

What did you like about the Japanese floss that separates it from the rayon (I only have rayon)?

What is the wing made out of?

--Lee
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Parson's #1

Eunan - Very Nice indeed. The SBS really showed some of the nuances for getting the body formed correctly. Thanks, Lee
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-15-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By whalensdad
Re: Parson's #1

Eunan,

Thanks for the critique.

You're correct about the strung hackle. I'll give the rooster capes a try. Is there anything I should look for since I'll have to order sight unseen?

What...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-12-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By whalensdad
Parson's #1

I'm just starting out with full wing Salmon Flies, FINALLY! First I'd like to thank Eunan for sending me his old hooks. Second I'd like to thank Pocono for the SBS:...
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