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Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By o mykiss
Long time no post!

pictures of my summer so far....

http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j323/leejnus4/bfoot6.jpg

http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j323/leejnus4/bfoot3.jpg
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Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By o mykiss
Re: Wright & McGill Co. Fly Girl Freshwater Fly Rod

if he also fishes with a pflueger and decided to give his wife a pflueger, then i suppose that's fine.

if my wife were to ever start fly fishing with me, she'd want the EXACT outfit as mine so we...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By o mykiss
how is casting distance measured?....

i don't know how far i can cast... i also know i can't shoot all my line out...

so is it measured from where i'm standing to where the line ends or from the tip of the rod to where the line ends?...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By o mykiss
Re: happy holidays everyone

happy holidays everyone!
may the upcoming year bring lots and lots of bent rods and singing reels!
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,977
Posted By o mykiss
Re: Your biggest fish on a fly?

i hope to catch a tarpon one day....

beautiful fishes, everyone.
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By o mykiss
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By o mykiss
the midges were out!!

i stepped outside and it was kinda warm (felt like mid 30s). a five minute drive and i was at the banks of the bitterroot river. i grabbed my 4 weight and hurried to a nice slow spot where i hoped...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By o mykiss
Re: there's a wrapped tube-shaped gift underneath the christmas tree...

thanks for the comments folks.... :D

i've been talking about a bamboo rod for a long while now...... i don't know if it is one or not.... IF it is, and the tube is about 30"...then let's say it's...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By o mykiss
there's a wrapped tube-shaped gift underneath the christmas tree...

it's about 30" long.... maybe 2.5" diameter.....

i wonder what it could be....

maybe a movie poster?.... "a river runs through it"?...... maybe not.... :D

a life-time supply of super-long...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,596
Posted By o mykiss
Re: The Alabama Rig

what the!?..... not legal in these parts....

connect 4 pistol petes to that rig and it's GAME ON!
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,011
Posted By o mykiss
Re: pistol pete flies......

i imagine there would be a WHIRRRRRING sound while casting these with a fly rod.....

anyway, looks like they would work well.

i have a friend who incorporates a spinning blade into his pike...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,011
Posted By o mykiss
pistol pete flies......

i didn't know such a thing existed!

http://images.cabelas.com/is/image/cabelas/s7_113170_006_01?hei=220&wid=380
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By o mykiss
Re: brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr..... *photos inside*

thanks ard.
it's still archery season right now so i'm guessing this buck was wounded with a broadhead, tried to cross the river and couldn't make it.

as for the photography chat, i think i'll...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By o mykiss
brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr..... *photos inside*

went to cast a line earlier... it was sunny at first... then it got a little cloudy. then it got sunny again. it wasn't as cold as i thought it'd be. no hatch so i nymphed. i didn't catch anything...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By o mykiss
Re: czech style nymphing

sweet reel. i own a litespeed 2 myself. sounds like an awesome setup.
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By o mykiss
Re: czech style nymphing

oh nice! what reel are you gonna put on it?

i've been eyeing some czech style rods for a while now. not sure if i'm gonna take the plunge though.... let us know how the rod works for you and maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By o mykiss
Re: Shiners?

TRUE! sort of.
happened to me once... caught an 8 inch rainbow on a PMD and i was reeling it in, making all sorts of splashes on the surface. suddenly a big northern pike shot up from below, came...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By o mykiss
Re: The Virtue of Patience...or..MONSTER TROUT

awesome fish frank!
there are a few lakes/ponds near here that are stocked yearly.... i know my friends have caught rainbows up to 30" in some of the lakes.... i rarely go to the lakes because...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By o mykiss
Re: and so it passes....

been thinking about tying my own flies for over 10 years now.... still thinking about it as i type this......
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By o mykiss
Re: my new toy.....

haha! funny comments everyone!......

anyway, i couldn't wait for warmer weather.... i just couldnt wait. it was about 30F out.... cold enough for iced guides and line but i just couldn't wait...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By o mykiss
Re: my new toy.....

bought it for my winston bII-mx.....
it's too bad my wife won't allow it at the dinner table. :D
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By o mykiss
Re: my new toy.....

thanks larry.... i hope i get the chance to use it soon.... forecast is calling for cold temps the rest of the week and into the next so it might be a while.... until then, holding it in my hand...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By o mykiss
my new toy.....

hatch 4 plus...... :frogdance

http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j323/leejnus4/hatch1.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By o mykiss
Re: storing gear for the winter?

during the winter, i have my fishing gear ready for above freezing temps.... if it's 34F and not snowing too terribly, i'm going fishing. :D
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 43,843
Posted By o mykiss
Re: Little tricks to share

this is more of a CONFESSION than a tip/trick:

i like to drift a nymph WHILE i'm wading across rivers and stream.... just let it meander in the current about 15 or 20 yards out while i'm...
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