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Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2012, 01:08 AM
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Views: 254
Posted By thecatpoop
Home on the river

Hello all, I have not posted in quite a while, mostly due to work and the travel it takes me on. I am back now to the Roaring Fork Vally and to the rivers I now feel like are home. I am still very...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,889
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Looking Back on 2011, Your Best Experiences & Days of The Year;

It would be great to get out on the fork with some forum buddies, looks like 2012 shaping up to be a good one:D
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,889
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Looking Back on 2011, Your Best Experiences & Days of The Year;

2011 was my best year, mostly because it was my first year. I grew up fishing lakes, and deep sea, but not untill I moved to the roaring fork valley colorado did I pick up a fly rod. It is amazing to...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 11-05-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: The Fonz goes Fishing

I think Noiso is right on, I did enjoy it though being it was such a quick read. There was some stuff I almost just glanced over, but his love for going out and fishing is something anyone can get...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Intro and my unique creations...

Welcome! nice looking nasty.
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By thecatpoop
Whats going on out there

I have fished a favorite local tailwater all summer, great fish mostly about 10inches, some a bit bigger. I have a few spots in particular that I love, however recently(about 2 weeks) they cut the...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-13-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 976
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: So whata do you anglers do now winter approaches?

small nymphs, tailwaters, layers, and a thermos. :thumbup:
Forum: Ladies Fly Fishing Forum 10-12-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: New Member

welcome, I recently joined and love it.
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By thecatpoop
spawning season

Its spawning season here and as a new fly guy I am still learning what that means. I have been super aware of the river and done my best to stay out of areas that could hold eggs, also just looking...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Newbie rod??

as usual awsome advice from the group. I went through the newbie rod thing only about 8 months ago. A 5/9 is the ideal middle of the road setup (i use the 5/9) however now that im out all the time, I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By thecatpoop
Cold Snap

Here we go, first snow here in colorado, and the days will only get colder. Motivating to gear up and get in the drink is getting harder every day. I thought that this would be a good time to share...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Better nymphing....need tips

I was having a very hard time with nymphing, but knew that the cold season means all nymphing here, so I went to the river and picked some pockets I knew held fish. I re rigged untill I felt the...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 09-30-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: TFO Lefty Kreh Finness 7'9" 4wt

do you still have your tfo factory warrenty and will it still work?
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: I need new waders

I have a fairly cheep pair of hendrix outdoor chest/stocking foot. only 100 bucks and has lasted a season with many days, hooks, spills, and snags. My next pair will likely be a simms, however thonyb...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Help me choose a new outfit

Take a look at TFO for a great rod for the money. My reel is a Lamson Konic and It has been a great in all situations. For the price Its also an amazing reel, also orvis makes some great entry level...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,034
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Fishing related arts and crafts

Great work, Its nice to see this thread as I am a full time working artist/Potter. My love for the river and the fly influence my work, not as directly, but trout have swam onto my cups and jars...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Taking pictures

In these early days of trout fishing, I get so excited about every fish that I really want to be able to look later and enjoy the colors and what set each fish apart. It is however always a question,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: A Day To Remember

I just wanted to add that the photo of the brown on the rock is not something I do, actualy it was the first time I had done so. I know it is not good for the fish and you can see all my other pics...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By thecatpoop
A Day To Remember

What a great day on the river. It began as any other sunday, A cup of tea while I say high to the sun. 8 30 and I arrive at a favorite local spot.
I have been working on my nymphing so I set up my...
Forum: Other Gear 09-25-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,713
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Which New Wading Boot?

I bit the bullet, went with the Patagonia Riverwalker sticky. Patagonia and Simms were head to head with Patagonia in the lead as I hike alot and really liked the light and flexible boot. When I...
Forum: Other Gear 09-24-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,713
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: Which New Wading Boot?

perfect timing on this thread, I am also looking for a new pair. I have been researching, talking to shop folks, and recently tried a few pairs on. Patagonia, Simms, and Chota, are the ones I have...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By thecatpoop
The Best Fight

I had been nymphing a favorite pool since the sun came up with only a few hits and no luck. After lunch the sun was beating down as I watched a hatch begin. A few rises and I was on my feet tying a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-17-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By thecatpoop
New To The Fork

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/nymphbrown.jpg
Just moved to the roaring fork valley and have spent the summer exploring the area. I end up on the pan alot as well as the crystal....
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By thecatpoop
Nymphing in cold waters

Its only my first season, but I am hooked. My latest bank statement read like an add for my local fly shop. I had a great summer but now the water temp is dropping and soon all i will be fishing are...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By thecatpoop
Re: to shot or not to shot

If im on a river where bead heads are on the menu, then not having shot whipping around and knotting is great. However on rivers where fish are spooky with bead heads, or to much flash, clear small...
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