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Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,904
Posted By fisher46
Re: Who are you ?

I saw the shape of that fish and new right away that it was a Pyramid lake cutthroat. I'm going in April for a few days. This time I'm bringing some streamers. I can't stand staring at a bobber for...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 03-18-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By fisher46
Re: Drifting, Mending, Swinging And Hooking fish

I fished with Scott Howell On the Rogue for two day last year. He Is one of the designers of the skagit line system. Ed ward is the other. There is a couple other guys too who all worked the same...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 996
Posted By fisher46
Re: Fishing Streamers, Where & When;

Has anybody fished streamers at Pyramid in Nevada. Any tips you guys might have would be appreciate. Fly? Depth?
Watching an indicator is just to agonizingly boring.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By fisher46
Re: Carp Leaders

I use about that on to a 30 butt so it doesn't cut into my line. It turns a weighted wooly bugger over just fine for me. I think it's little stealthier than a tapered leader. The waters I fish are...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By fisher46
Re: Fly Fishing The Surf

[QUOTE=clarkman23;742481]You nailed it, never turn your back on the ocean. That always seems to be when a sneaker wave comes up. In another month or two up here, we should be getting some of the...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-07-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,214
Posted By fisher46
Re: Fly Fishing The Surf

Nice pics clarkman! I fish the central Ca coast a lot. I agree with you there is so much cool stuff you can see in the water and on the beach. Im going to steal your crazy charlie pattern there. my...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 03-07-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By fisher46
Re: Which Switch rod for surf casting

I use the TFOCRX conversion in an 8wt. It likes to through 380'/ 450' grains for 2 handed. 300/360 single handed. BTW, A 28'ish floating skagit head throws a pretty good size top water popper fairly...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-07-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By fisher46
Re: Great Lakes surf

Ive never fished the great lakes but I've fished pyramid Lake in Nevada a couple of time, it's huge, and I've fished the surf a lot. If your going to be throwing 60' or more you'll need a stripping...
Forum: Share Patterns 07-21-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,900
Posted By fisher46
Wink Re: Diving Caddis...

I love the old school wet fly patterns. The old "cow dung pattern" has the same kinda look. More green though. (The late 1700's i believe.)They definitely still catch fish.
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 07-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,310
Posted By fisher46
Re: Rio SLick Shooter Thoughts?

I like the 35 lb stuff. However,every line has its trade offs. I tie a larger perfect loop knot in that stuff with a drop of uv glue on it to to help w not hanging up. I've never had a problem. I...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 07-14-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By fisher46
Re: Reddng, CA - New Member

Thanks for the tip. Going on Monster right now. Since this Wonderful! recession has taken away any possibility of retirement, I might as well go fishing. My new life's goal is to work to fish....
Forum: Pacific Southwest 06-30-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By fisher46
Talking Re: Reddng, CA - New Member

You Guys are so lucky. I've been trying to move up there forever. It's that pesky employment thing. It always gets in the way of my fishing. those 5 hour drives could be time I'm spending holding my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: is there a problem??

If you can't put it in a video for us to check it out, try to get to a fly shop and ask somebody there. Most fly fisherman (or at least the guys I want to associate with) love to share there hard won...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By fisher46
Talking Re: Happy Fathers Day

I had the best fathers day weekend ever! I kicked the poop out of the shad on Friday, saturday and not so much Sunday. But, I t was still an awesome day. I losy count saturday morning. I evening got...
Forum: Forum Polls 05-30-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,299
Posted By fisher46
Re: Dream Destinations......

Christmas Island
Forum: Forum Polls 05-30-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Poll: S&A or RIO?
Views: 1,108
Posted By fisher46
Talking Re: S&A or RIO?

We needed Airflo in that one too.
Forum: Fly Reels 05-29-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,112
Posted By fisher46
Re: A 7/8 reel on a 6wt rod?

The only thing that rig is missing is a #8,wooly bugger tied clouser style.
So the hook rides up. I call it the carp bugger. Olive for clear water dark colors for darker water. BLAMO!!!:wiggle:
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-29-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,159
Posted By fisher46
Re: How does an Overhead Two Handed cast differ from a Spey or Switch cast?

[QUOTE=floorabove;363937]No I only have 1 handed rods. I fish salt, frum surf to back bays in the NE for stripers blues etc. I have been thinking of getting a 2 handed rod for the beach. Judging from...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-22-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,021
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: What is considered a far cast?

I love that Lefty Kreh quote.
Forum: Fly Reels 05-19-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: Help with picking a reel

bass pro white river reels
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-19-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20,750
Views: 339,058
Posted By fisher46
Re: new one word

Forum: The Fly Cast 05-19-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,260
Posted By fisher46
Re: Salt Water fly cast

For some awesome distance try the rio slick shooter line 35LB. 110' if you can keep the line from tangling in ur basket 120' if the wind is blowing right. 90' is nothing for that stuff. (we have a...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-19-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By fisher46
Re: Is this a good roll cast distance?

If ur in situations were u roll cast all the time, you might want to check out the with or spey set ups. If u can feel how a roll cast loads the rod and ur getting out to 60', one of these set ups...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,405
Posted By fisher46
Re: Rod cases

Pvc works great. Its not pretty, but its strong. The Orvis travel suitcase is awesome. I got the larger one that accommodates switch and spey. I've got 5 rods and 10ish reels and spools in it. A bit...
Forum: Forum Polls 05-04-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 26,213
Posted By fisher46

When I'm not fishing, I'm thinking of fishing. For some reason that leads to buying another rod or tackle of some kind. There better be fly fishing in heaven or I'm not going.
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