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Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Rod or Reel?

Right now I rock the Bass Pro Shop's White River Dogwood Canyon Fly combo 8'6" 5wt 2 piece stock.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Rod or Reel?

I was leaning towards the rod aswell. I am a traditional fisherman getting into fly fishing. Lol I have many $150+ reels on <$30 rods.

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Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By smoky_hiker
Rod or Reel?

I've done an internet search for this question, as well as on here (not in-depth). I'm not finding the debate. So, here it goes:

What would you put your hard earned money on first if you are...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By smoky_hiker
Colorado; Wader Boot Sole Regs

I was looking through the CPW brochure for wader boot sole regulations. All I could find was how to decontaminate wader gear. Are both lug and felt allowed? Thanks.

Kevin
Forum: Flies 01-10-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By smoky_hiker
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-10-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By smoky_hiker
Locations around Dillon, Colorado

The family and I are planning a multifamily vacation to Dillon, Colorado over the week of June 13-20 of this year.

Can anyone give me some fisheries in, and up to an hours drive from, the Dillon...
Forum: Flies 01-10-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Flies for the month of June in Dillon, Colorado area..?

Thanks for the ideas everyone!

We norrowed down the date to the week of June 13-20.
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Flies for the month of June in Dillon, Colorado area..?

Right now all I know is we are heading there in June. What week in June is the question. We are waiting for some questions to be answered from the vacation rental owner. But, once we get those things...
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Flies for the month of June in Dillon, Colorado area..?

Thinking Dillon Lake and Snake river and surrounding creeks.
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By smoky_hiker
Flies for the month of June in Dillon, Colorado area..?

We are planning a multi-family vacation to Dillon, Colorado some time in June. I've fished the Smoky Mountains June 2011 and I'm figuring the flies used there won't be the same I need to use in...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-15-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By smoky_hiker
Agesus Tying Vise..?

I was just looking around Amazon.com and came across the Fly Tying Super AA Vise by Agesus. I've searched the internet for the brand; Agesus, with not much luck. Has any one ever heard of this brand...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-14-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,455
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Wire size question

I went there today; at this Michaels store the wire I found was actually more expensive than online venders; however, if you factor in the shipping it is cheaper at Michaels. It is probably...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-13-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,455
Posted By smoky_hiker
Wire size question

I just got Charlie Craven's 'Basic Fly Tying.' Excellent book! :D I'm getting my grocery list ready for the first 3 patterns: Brassie, Black Beauty & RS2.

In the material list for the Brassie the...
Forum: Other Gear 07-11-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By smoky_hiker
Orvis Waders

Has anyone had any experience with the Orivs Silver Label Classic Chest Waders?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-11-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By smoky_hiker
I'm just starting out tying..

I was wondering what flies would be easiest for a new fly tier? I've tied one wooly bugger, it turned out pretty good I think. Also speaking of wooly buggers; what is the critter that a wooly bugger...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,072
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: 8wt for trout

+1 to Darwin. From my limited knowledge of this sport (I'm new) every thing I've read on here and from my own questions a 5 wt. is a good middle of the road rod.
Forum: Member Introductions 07-05-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Hello from eastern Nebraska

Sounds about like East-Central Illinois :D
Forum: Southern U.S. 07-05-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,805
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: fly fishing around Gatlinberg area?

My wife and I go down there quite regularly. Tennessee fishing requirements are a little daunting. There is a few camp grounds in and around the Cades Cove & Greenbrier area which is in the Great...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-05-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By smoky_hiker
Waxing Thread

I'm addicted to watching Davie McPhail tie flies :cool: In a lot of his videos I noticed he uses wax an awful lot while he ties his flies.

What are the pros and cons (if any) to waxing your...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-03-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Fly Thread

Well, I attempted to tie the Olive Wooley Bugger, twice. The second time the thread kept braking. While I was winding the thread I could feel the thread catch on the burr on the inside of the tube...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-02-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Fly Thread

No there is no label on the thread or on the packaging. Thats why I'm betting its sewing thread :rolleyes:
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-01-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By smoky_hiker
Fly Thread

I'm wanting to start tying flies. My wife bought me a 'fly tying starter kit' as a gift. Bless her heart, there isn't much that is useful. It is all very cheaply made. I was using the bobbin and...
Forum: Southern U.S. 06-30-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Weekend in GSMNP 6/25/2011

I was on Fontana Lake also; the morning of the 22nd. My mother & sister-in-law, wife and myself rented a pontoon boat for a half day from the Alarka Dock. I'm glad I brought my gps on the boat with...
Forum: Southern U.S. 06-29-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By smoky_hiker
Re: Weekend in GSMNP 6/25/2011

I was in the GSMNP from 6/18-6/25 as well. I hit up Abrams Creek, I believe. Never could set the hook but I was getting quite a few hits. I think I was using a dry fly that was a little too large for...
Forum: Other Gear 06-29-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By smoky_hiker
Inexpensive Wader options..?

I work two jobs and I don't have much time to fish anymore :icon_cry: So I cant justify spending any more than $100 (tops) for a pair of waders. Has anyone had any experience with either of the...
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