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Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By trouton
Re: New Construction method for nymphs

So, have any of the guys posting opinions on these flys/lures fished them yet? I too like the looks of them, the simplicity of the materials, and the art of colors,but would like the thoughts of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By trouton
Re: Easy switching between regular and practice

I recently faced the same question. A friend of mine, who works at the local Orvis store, suggested that I buy an extra spool for my reel and he would give me one of the older lines that he had...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By trouton
Re: Week long float fly fishing

Damn You!! :rolleyes:
A friend of mine is after me to get a float tube to join him on some lakes but now that I have seen the Flycraft, I want it!!!! It is more versatile and can be fished by one...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By trouton
Re: Montana Fly Fishing

I turned off of 191 eight miles north of West Yellowstone and followed the Madison up 287 through Enis. Next time up I will take your advice and take 191 to Bozeman. The Madison looks fishy through...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By trouton
Re: Montana Fly Fishing

Larry,
I'm in MT now but don't have time to wet a line. Drove up from our daughter's home in The Tetons last THU for a few days at Glacier National Park. What a wonderful place! Heading back...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,561
Posted By trouton
Re: Wood flybox contest Give-away!

I will go with 3.61 oz.

Beautiful work!
Roger
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,658
Posted By trouton
Re: Tipping

The things that I try to remember are;
1) if your fish count is low or even zero, it is not all their doing.
2) did they help you? Tying tippet on, tying flies on, casting pointers, etc.
3) were...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By trouton
Re: Free Kindle book Better Off Wet: 49 Life Lessons Through Fishing

A few reasons why you should download and read this book;
1) it's FREE!!!!
2) it is entertaining.
3) written about you (every fisherman/women).
4) easy to read, put down and come back in a few...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By trouton
Re: Has anyone else read The Fonz's fly fishing book

I too read it this time last year and found it to be a fun, insightful, and easy read. I remember the wash machine of the brain quote and have shared it with many a folks since having read Winkler's...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-03-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By trouton
Re: caption this..have some fun

"Damn, I hate when the fly tying convention comes to town."
:fishing:
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-23-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By trouton
Re: Tying help.

I had posted this site earlier when after I had visited the shop in Basalt, CO. It is an index to flies in different stages (i.e. Larva, Nymphs, Emergers, Dries). It will give a great reference point...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By trouton
Eagle's Nest

I am sure that many of you are interested in many aspects of wildlife, as I am, so for you I am posting this link;

Things getting a little hectic? Need a breather? Sit back and be a bird...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By trouton
Re: Video History of the Adams Dry Fly

Thanks for posting!

This is a great piece of history of this wonderful hobby as well as pure artistry.

Nothing more to say,
Roger
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-27-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 868
Posted By trouton
Re: Fly tying bobbins.

Yep! As a beginner tier, I went with the Norvise system from the get go. I must admit that the dubbing technique was an important aspect of my decision. I am glad that I opted to go with this...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-25-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 868
Posted By trouton
Re: Fly tying bobbins.

Norvise bobbins for me. If you go this way, I recommend that you spend the extra few bucks for the box of ten spools. I even see myself getting another box of ten soon. I have a few of the old...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,484
Posted By trouton
Re: Custom Wood Flybox GIVE-AWAY!

Round II 2.89oz

Roger Bourland
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-07-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,484
Posted By trouton
Re: Custom Wood Flybox GIVE-AWAY!

5.71oz

Beautiful piece of art!

Roger
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-07-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 60,920
Posted By trouton
Re: Let's see your tying station

That is a very nice station! Unfortunately, it motivates me to improve on my own. Damn you! ;) So I have to ask, do you have dimensions or did you build it on the fly?
Roger
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,047
Posted By trouton
Re: MT Yellowstone and Bears

Our daughter and son-in-law live within the Teton National Park, just outside the south entrance to Yellowstone. Whenever we visit them in the summer or fall I slip down to the Snake almost every...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By trouton
Re: Came across these

That last picture was why I bought a wading staff last year after two baths in the river. :eek:
Roger
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By trouton
Re: Where are you?

When I am fishing, I am in the Colorado Rockies, Beaver Creek/Vail and surrounding areas, and when I am not fishing, I am in The Woodlands, TX. However, when I am in TX I am tying flies to use once I...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-15-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By trouton
Re: TrophyShots...Hello! You Can Enter To Win Now.

Roland,
We just arrived at our CO home today and your professional work was there waiting for me. WOW!!! Great job man, I love it. Even better, we are here to host our daughter's wedding this FRI....
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By trouton
Re: Feathers anyone?

We have everything in TX, don't you know:D?
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,350
Posted By trouton
Re: Getting Remarried Today!

Congrats to you and the new Mrs. Mcnerney! Enjoy every day together going forward.
Roger
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-21-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By trouton
Re: Norvise

As a beginner fly tier, I recently bought a Norvise system while attending the Denver Fly Fishing Show. I attended a tying class at my local Orvis store last SAT and took my vise, mounted to a tying...
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