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Forum: The Lodge Den 01-26-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By rockriv
Re: Want to buy used spey rod

Great review and great info. Thanks for showing me that. I think ill go with one
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 01-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By rockriv
Re: 13'9" 9wt too big for idaho and northwestern US steelies?

Perfect. Ive made my decision to pass the desl and stick with a 7wt/13ish foot. Im trying to conserve on money and i was told by another forum member to look into anglers roost spey rods. They seem...
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 01-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By rockriv
Re: 13'9" 9wt too big for idaho and northwestern US steelies?

ok thanks. the rod is a redington CPX. i guess that was most of my question Ard. "would i be able to make it work with heavier and lighter flies?" and it sounds like i may be able to do so. Fred...
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 01-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By rockriv
13'9" 9wt too big for idaho and northwestern US steelies?

Title says it. Gonna buy a 13"9' inch 9wt spey for mainly idaho and oregon steelhead. Is it just too big? Im getting it for a really good deal. But would rather pass up a grest deal and get whats...
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-26-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By rockriv
Re: Want to buy used spey rod

Wow! The anglers roost rods do look interesting. Im shocked they are so cheap. Ill have to do some research on em. I appreciate the guidance! Thanks a ton!!
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-25-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By rockriv
Want to buy used spey rod

Wanting to get into spey casting and im looking for a used spey rod to do so. 12 to 13 foot range 7ish weight. Im looking to spend around 150ish. Im needing a reel to so if you happen to have...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-17-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By rockriv
Re: Hams Fork

Thank you very much! I truly appreciate the info and will report back thursday after the day trip!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-17-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By rockriv
Re: Hams Fork

It is cold. Agreed! Thank you. Gonna fish the green from little hole down. Or maybe start a bit farther upstream around the dam. Not sure yet. Gonna be wading regardless of where we fish. Hams or...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-17-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By rockriv
Re: Hams Fork

Awesome info!! Thank you very much! That just might be what we do. Stop by hams and head on up to green if its not looking extra fishy! Just incase...is the green still fishable with streamers...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-16-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By rockriv
Hams Fork

Heading up from SLC to fish the Hams fork this week. Its my first time venturing from the salt lake/northern utah area to go fly fishing. Anything i should be aware of on that river? I understand i...
Forum: Western U.S. 10-10-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By rockriv
Spring idaho steelhead

Was wanting to make a trip up north from utah to get into some steelhead. Ivd read that the fall run is great. Is there a spring run? Is it worth the trip in the spring or is fall the best?
Forum: Western U.S. 08-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By rockriv
Re: Wet wading tail waters?

Thanks guys! Im starting to get very excited here. Moving from Cleveland, OH to Park City at the end of this month!!
Forum: Western U.S. 05-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By rockriv
Wet wading tail waters?

When the weather warms up is it ever possible to wet wade rivers like the provo, weber, green? Seems that temp on provo is normally always around mid 40's which seems way cold to wet wade regardless...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By rockriv
Re: Wader size help needed

Simms makes customs if your interested. I have a difficult time fitting waders as well. Im 6 foot 6 and about 220lbs with 13 foot. Simms is the way to go with tons of different sizes. I like the...
Forum: Western U.S. 04-30-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By rockriv
Re: Weber River & private property

was reading through the past entries. im curious...where is a good place to start fishing the Weber in regards to public access? ill be coming from the park city area. is the section from wanship...
Forum: Northeast 04-30-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,208
Posted By rockriv
Re: Cattaraugus Creek NY

no luck with me. have some free time this week to head to the catt but i guess im nervous. its getting warm and im afraid ill go there and waist my time. i would definitely go this week if you...
Forum: Western U.S. 04-23-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By rockriv
Re: streamers for trout in Utah?

my father actually just took a class at the western rivers fly shop in salt lake last week and they talked a lot about fishing wets (soft hackles). he took some notes and im pretty sure hes on the...
Forum: Northeast 04-23-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,208
Posted By rockriv
Re: Cattaraugus Creek NY

cheesesteak,

big nasty would be some leaches or tube style, spey style flies. size 6 or 8 works. Ill throw some size 2 and 4 when trying to target aggressive fish. the one thing i see with...
Forum: Western U.S. 04-17-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By rockriv
Re: streamers for trout in Utah?

My first approach on provo would be dry flies and drifting midges, emergers. Just wanting to learn all the possible aspects of fly fishing in general.
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By rockriv
Re: I saw this on a blog I follow. I PROMISE IT'S WORTH YOUR TIME!!

thanks Nick K!! I posted it on a couple other fishing/outdoors forums as well!! Trying to spread the word as much as I can about this dream of his!
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By rockriv
Re: I saw this on a blog I follow. I PROMISE IT'S WORTH YOUR TIME!!

Frank must have been asked a question prior to the cameras starting. His first comment is "Why have I been so blessed?" his second comment is "And so honored too...by the way" his third comment is...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By rockriv
Re: About tippet for Great lake steelheads

I usually always run a 9foot 2x mono leader and then work from there. Water is clear ill tie on a couple feet of Seaguar flouro. Seaguar is my favorite maker of flouro tippet. If its a little...
Forum: Northeast 04-16-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,208
Posted By rockriv
Re: Cattaraugus Creek NY

I get a kick out of swinging big nasty looking flies. And have pretty good luck all over the erie tribs doing so. I tied up some big old purple, white, and black egg sucking leeches as well as some...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By rockriv
I saw this on a blog I follow. I PROMISE IT'S WORTH YOUR TIME!!

I saw this video on a fly fishing blog that I follow. Its incredible a man at the age of 90 still has such a dream! Click the link and watch the video (takes about 3 mins)...its well worth your time,...
Forum: Western U.S. 04-16-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By rockriv
Re: streamers for trout in Utah?

jmac321.

within the thread I started I cleary state THE PROVO river. Thanks for you help. to all the others that read the post and saw my interest about the Provo thanks! I have actually been...
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