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Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,461
Posted By webrx
Smile Re: Fly tying saves money?


LOL HA Ha Ha Ha Ha,

It is definately cheaper to tie your own

LOL Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha

Well, it can be, if you ever used up all the stuff you bought
Forum: Other Gear 04-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By webrx
Re: Waders for a beginner. Thinking Redington Crosswater. Any thoughts?

If there is one piece of gear I will not skimp on again it is waders. I have tried the cheap ones, get a good set of waders even if you have to save up for them.

Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By webrx
Re: JUST started fly fishing. Is this setup ok or is it wrong?

I started 30 years ago with a 6/7 fiberglass rod, a medalist reel, and a cheap line from the bargain bin in a local box store. after almost a 20 year break, I restarted about 8 years ago with a $70...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By webrx
Re: How will the fshing be affected on th west coast?

In the Sierras

I know some of the major stillwaters around here are currently only slightly above end of year levels. Meaning they are starting this year in April where they normally end the year...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 501
Posted By webrx
Re: Fly casting question.

It may not be a "long cast" but it is a long enough cast for 90% of trout fishing, river or stillwater from a tube. 50 feet is plenty long enough to get into fish on most of the water I fish.
Forum: Everything Else 04-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By webrx
Re: Prescription sunglasses

amber tint, polarized, and I had them build in a 3x bifocal so I could better see to tie on my flies. normal bifocal is 2x they tell me, so I asked the doc to write it for extra strong.

Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-16-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 271,779
Posted By webrx
Re: What have you been tying today?

Tying up small stuff right now, midges and buzzers

Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By webrx
Re: Looking for suggestions, if there are any…..

Change up your retrieve

You are doing something they don't like now, something that is putting them off the take. if you cant match what the naturals are doing try something completely different...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-07-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,063
Posted By webrx
Re: So, there's this big beaver in my driveway....

Dont use beaver much for tying, but, if you cut 1/8 inch strips about 6 inches long they make great string silencers for a bow.

Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By webrx
Re: Cabelas Prestige Plus Intermediate Line

I have the clear intermediate, works fine, a little finicky at first had to stretch it a bit to get rid of the memory coils the first couple times out, but seems to have settled down since then. ...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By webrx
Re: Right hander trying to teach left hander.

This - My buddy is left handed, and this is how I show him how to tie different flies and vice-versa

Does not take long to pick up the nuance differences

Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 11-03-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,316
Posted By webrx
Re: November Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing-with new prize

in my best Bill Cosby voice...

And God said,

Noah, how long can you tread water? HE HE HE HE

Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By webrx
Re: DIY leader/tippet sinking ideas

This may be because he is trying to hide the mono tippet. putting mud or sink on the tippet hides it from the fish, but can also sink small flies.

The next best option is clear and clean mono...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-01-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By webrx
Re: stillwater intermediate or sink tip for 3wt

Thanks James, yeah, i have heard where we are going that 50+ fish a day are easy numbers to achieve, just wanted to be prepared (the old boy scout in me).

Forum: Fly Lines 11-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By webrx
Re: 2nd most used line type?

I am fishing mostly stillwaters these days, so my second most used line is a cortland 444 WF 5wt.

My primary line is an intermediate line either the SA in Green or the clear Rio line.

When I...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By webrx
stillwater intermediate or sink tip for 3wt

Hey all,

Going to do a little Golden Trout lake and stream fishing, 3wt rods are generally the ticket where we are going. I have 2 rods, one is 8'6", the other is 6'.

I have WF and DT lines...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-01-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By webrx
Re: Will it work: Fly line end-loop "idea"

Funny, I just had a similar dilemna with an intermediate line that did not have a loop. I ended up nail knotting a 1' piece of 25# amnesia to the line and putting a perfection knot in the other end...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 06-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,518
Posted By webrx
Re: June Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Yelling La Migra every 10 minutes is wearing a little thin

Obama said if I can get to the border I'm in

When you you troll at a speed less than WOT I'll fish

Forum: Pacific Southwest 03-20-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 17,488
Posted By webrx
re: Truckee river (CA not NV)

Nice fish Jim,

Good to see the Truckee is producing.

Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,998
Posted By webrx
Re: The wives don't understand...

Took me three times, but finally got a good one who does not hassle me about my projects or my hobbies. Third time is a charm.

As for the others, well, all I have to say is this.

In Dukes of...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 08-22-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By webrx
Re: W.W. Grigg

Same place I had bookmarked

I have one of the wwgriggs heritage glass rods (I actually think this is a graphite and glass combo), I love mine, probably my favorite rod for float tubing, it goes...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-22-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By webrx
Re: Fenwick rod and reel

Yeah, I know it is not a top of the line rod or reel, but, it is ok, and will definitely get more use than the old nitro 4x4 truck I had.

I got two nitro cars and a bunch of extras in trade for a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By webrx
Re: Polarized sunglasses with bifocals

I have bi-focals (had the doc do a 3x vice standard 2x on them) they are great. I can fish, drive, tie on little flies, etc. Never had an issue wading in them as I wear bifocals normally and have...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-21-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By webrx
Re: Fenwick rod and reel

Thanks Ard.

Forum: Fly Reels 08-21-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By webrx
Re: Fenwick rod and reel

sure can

---------- Post added at 05:35 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:24 PM ----------

Duh, thanks Ard - all i needed to do was...
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