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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-04-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Streamer patterns for fall?

Perfect, I will check that out thanks!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-04-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Streamer patterns for fall?

Going fishing this weekend, hitting up the lower Madison and Gallatin river depending on which has less people!

Just wondering which patterns/sizes I should pick up from Troutfitters Friday...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-31-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Winston BIIIX 9'6" reel?

Going to be putting some kind of Lamson on it, thinking the Lite Speed or Speedster. The Guru isn't bad for the $ either.

Will be my all around, do everything rod here in Montana. #10 streamers,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Hyde drift boats?

I am hopefully on the cusp of getting a much better pay I job, and will be in the market for a drift boat. Doesnt have to be new but I would like a warranty and a trailer.

Seems like for the price...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Winston Passport Vs. Sage VXP. Best all-around?

Where are the VXP's on discount if I may ask?
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-12-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

I need to get a drift boat! That was a ton of fun
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

Thanks!

And thanks for posting the pictures for me
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

Could I send someone some pics to post for my by chance? Not working on my phone for some reason
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

It was, we had an absolute blast and I can't wait to get out and try some more rivers here
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

My parents came to visit last week, and Dad and I booked a trip with Stonefly Inn & Outfitters this past Monday (28th).

Fished the Jefferson by Twin Bridges, had an absolute blast. Perfect weather...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 04-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First fish of the year

I saw a few good prices on the Echo rods, lifetime warranty sure doesn't hurt!

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Those Echo rods were @...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 04-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First fish of the year

It really is, I can't wait to get back out there again this weekend. And hopefully the boss will quit calling meetings earlier than we are usually supposed to be to work so I can get out in the...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 04-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
First fish of the year

A buddy and I went to fish the Gallatin river last Sunday.

I found out that my 8'6" Cabela's Fish Eagle II 5 wt is much too flexible, made mending pretty tough.

I was able to catch my first...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Tying class!

First week was a lot of fun! Tyed a wooly hugger and San Juan worm, with enough materials to practice at home!

Wife did really well, I need to get some instruction for tying on the feather for the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Tying class!

My wife and I signed up for a 5 week fly tying class at Montana Troutfitters here in Bozeman!

I have tied a few flies before, but am excited to get some professional advice and teaching. My wife...
Forum: Flies 03-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
What's your favorite?

I am just wondering what your favorite early spring streamer is for bigger rivers....

The catch is that you can only use a med/fast action 5 wt...
Forum: Flies 03-13-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,881
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Members Fly Boxes

All of these are quite impressive. I have a nymph box and a small dry fly box haha. I need to get a vise!!
Forum: Flies 03-13-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: A few final ties and then I'll stop

Looks good! I am busy saving up for fly tying materials and a Renzetti Traveller so I can keep myself busy as well
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: 5wt for streamers?

Thanks for the heads up! Seemed to me like most of the guys in the fly shops were using 7wt rods and throwing big articulated streamers.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
5wt for streamers?

Streamer season is upon us here in Bozeman! I have a Cables Fish Eagle II 8'6" 5wt, would that work for streamers? I know thats not an ideal weight, trying to convince my wife how important it is to...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,098
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Best value 4wt

I saw that a few websites sell the Orvis Superfine 3wt blank for under $150, think that's the route I'm going to go if all turns out well.

That way I can get a few nice rods to fill out the...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-09-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,098
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Best value 4wt

Been a while since ive posted, mainly been lurking.

I'm wondering what your choice rod would be for fishing dries, that is under the $450 range? I live in Bozeman Montana and am also looking at a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-13-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
We made it!

Pulled into Bozeman around 4pm yesterday afternoon, getting all our stuff put away/checking out the area today! Gorgeous views, now the next week or so I'm going to get my fishing license and try to...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-28-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Looks like Bozeman!

Haha I definitely will! My dad and his friend already have a week long trip planned for next summer!!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-27-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Looks like Bozeman!

I got the job and a pretty good raise to boot!!! I start on the 15th of July, anybody have a good resource for renting out in or near Bozeman by chance?
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