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Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By gvillevol
New Angling system....

Read about this in the newest Fly Fisherman magazine I got. Has anyone tried it before? It looks and sounds pretty cool. They must be quite new because their website isn't up and running yet. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Lubing reels & Line care

Just a side note (most owners likely know this) but if you have a Tibor Light reel with the Constalube System do not use anything but the Tibor lube. You usually don't have to buy it....you can just...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By gvillevol
North Carolina DH stocking question.

Thank goodness season ends on Wednesday in NC and delayed harvest will once again go back to catch and release regs. A few rivers are set to stock on October. Does anyone know if they will start...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By gvillevol
Yellowstone Trip

Just got back from my trip to Yellowstone. Stayed based out of West Yellowstone, Montana for the week. We fished the Gallatin, Soda Butte, Lamar, Madison, Firehole, Gibbon, Slough, Nez Perce and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By gvillevol
Barbless Hooks??

I am leaving for West Yellowstone on Saturday and was just curious about something. I know that the park has a barbless hook regulation now. I typically just crimp mine down with forceps when...
Forum: Other Gear 08-28-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Colored Bead Heads?

Thanks for the info FlyfishnakedInc. I will give em a try like you said....at least gives me some time at the bench.
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Coloring Hooks

That is a great story Fish Bones. It may not have been fly fishing in most peoples minds but that guide put you on fish and I am sure you had a blast.

I had a guy (didn't know him....never met...
Forum: Other Gear 08-28-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By gvillevol
Colored Bead Heads?

Has anyone used colored bead heads when tying their flies? Like These (http://www.feather-craft.com/wecs.php?store=feacraft&action=display&target=TL001)

I have seen them for sale and on flies...
Forum: Other Gear 08-27-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By gvillevol
Rio Extreme Tippet?

Has anyone used it? Especially for nymphing or czech nymphing? Curious as to what it is like and how sensitive it is. May be useful when high sticking, czech nymphing, etc.

Fly Lines, Fly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By gvillevol
Coloring Hooks

So I have been fishing for 21+ years and thought of something while waiting to see a customer yesterday.

I do a lot of flats fishing and a ton of off shore fishing as well. When I rig ballyhoo we...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Cleaning your fishing line....

I agree with some of the posters that I would have been hesitant to put Dawn detergent on my line instead of something the manufacturer recommended or made for their lines. My buddy that owns the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Yellowstone Guides??

Thanks again everyone. My brother actually called me last night and let me know he booked a guide before I got a chance to make any calls to your and my local shops selections.

He got us booked...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By gvillevol
Yellowstone fishing regulations????

When I Czech nymph I use 3 nymphs (as most Czech nymph rigs do). Does anyone know what the regs are in the park? I have heard & read some that a maximum of two flies are to be used.

I don't...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-21-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,416
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Favorite searching pattern

Also forgot two of my favorite flies in that stupid long post....the good old Serendipity and the caddis pupae Le Bug. :icon_bigg
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-21-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,416
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Favorite searching pattern

I have become a huge fan of the Girdle bug. That is a secret fly (at least most places I've been) that not many people have used or heard of. It isn't really supposed to look like anything but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,884
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Vest, Chest Pack, Lanyard, or Hip Pack?

Thanks for all of the replies. I have my work cut out for me to see what fits/feels best. I will let you know what I go with when I make the purchase.
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Cool product from RIO

Hey yatahey. Like I said, I think it is best used for lightweight tippet. I am like you....I am a little too anxious sometimes and when I am using something like a 7x tippet that can lead to you...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By gvillevol
Cleaning your fishing line....

My local fly shop is about 2 minutes from my house and on my way home from work. Therefore I usually stop in and have a beer and shoot the breeze with the owner and one of his guides while they are...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,877
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Whats Your hat when fishin'?

That is a good point on the Simms hats BigCliff. I assume you are talking about the fitted caps (which I have tried on). The adjustable caps fit great in my opinion and I don't wear anything...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By gvillevol
Cool product from RIO

Not sure if any of you have used RIO's Shock Gum before but it is a really cool product. Especially a good product when fishing small tippets. It can be bought on tapered leaders but I prefer to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,884
Posted By gvillevol
Vest, Chest Pack, Lanyard, or Hip Pack?

I got away from wearing a vest over 8 years ago. I remember I saw a White River chest pack/lanyard and thought it was such a great idea. It was small and I was sick of getting hot wearing a vest...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,877
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Whats Your hat when fishin'?

I wear a Simms baseball cap but they have every kind of hat you could want and it is hard to beat their products.

Simms Fishing Products -- Hats (http://www.simmsfishing.com/site/xdpy/sg/HATS)
Forum: Fly Rods 08-19-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,397
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Winston Boron IIt or IIx rods?

I also picked up info that the IIt is more of a dry fly rod in regards to action than the IIx.
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By gvillevol
Re: Yellowstone Guides??

Thanks for the response everyone. I will check em out. If I get one of them booked I will let you know how the day goes.:biggrin:
Forum: The Daily Papers 08-19-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By gvillevol
Re: New strike indicator - SNAPZ Strike Indicators

Hey Frank. I would be glad to let you know if I try them. Maybe I'll give em a shot when I am in the Yellowstone area in a couple of weeks. Like I said....I would be hard pressed to change from...
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