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Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By rockriver
Re: Getting rid of some of my medalists

I finally got to the P.O. on Monday which is about a 35 mile round trip. Picked up the 1492 and it's beautiful. I haven't had a chance to put it on the 1 weight SFT yet; but, it looks like it'll be...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By rockriver
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By rockriver
Re: another medalist for sale

I'll take it Casey. Emil
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 10-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By rockriver
Re: Backpacking tents?

For mountain backpacking, I'd be looking at a 4 season tent as a starter and most of them weigh more. If you get hit by a unexpected snowstorm, it can make a difference between life and death. I'd...
Forum: Fly Tying Articles 10-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By rockriver
Re: Salt Lake City Classes?

If you can't fit a class in, there is this book which is outstanding.
Charlie Craven's Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish: Charlie Craven: 9780979346026: Amazon.com:...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By rockriver
Re: Ye Gods! The price of Petrol has tanked.

It must be getting close to election time.
Forum: Fly Rods 10-15-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By rockriver
Re: Vintage Fenwick HMG Graphite

Never used, mint, less than $300.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By rockriver
Re: Looking for a good starter kit...

Charlie Craven's Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish: Charlie Craven: 9780979346026: Amazon.com:...
Forum: Fly Lines 10-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By rockriver
Re: Which knot for splicing dacron backing?

Blood Knot | How to tie a Blood Knot | Fishing Knots (http://www.animatedknots.com/bloodknot/index.php?Categ=fishing)
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,366
Posted By rockriver
Re: Trying to understand the UL craze.

I can't wait to do some posting on my 1 and 2 weight SFT's that I haven't tried out yet. I'm still loving the 3 and 4 weight ones.
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 10-14-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By rockriver
Re: Getting rid of some of my medalists

If still available, I'll take the 1495 for $65. Emil
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By rockriver
Re: Decisions Decisions...

Bow hunt or fish is my problem.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 10-14-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By rockriver
Re: Lake Michigan Salmon run

Water temp seems to be a major factor I believe.
Water temperature of the Great Lakes is over 6 degrees colder than normal | Watts Up With That?...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By rockriver
Re: automatics

I remember taking apart a manual alarm clock when I was about 8 or so. A shark attack would have probably produced less blood. Make sure that spring is unwound. I have a couple of old auto winds...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 10-06-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By rockriver
Lake Michigan Salmon run

Lake Michigan salmon running light so far this year : News : UpperMichigansSource.com (http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/story.aspx?id=1106058#.VDMheYt0yfA)

So far, it's slow for Superior...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-04-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By rockriver
Re: Wormy trout! Yuck!

I'd have taken the fish to the state D.N.R. to look at. I've never seen a worm in a trout.
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By rockriver
Brook Trout

The end of September closed our general trout fishing waters or whatever term the state uses. Despite the rain, I had a fantastic 2 weeks of Brookie fishing on 4 streams that I've basically ignored...
Forum: Fly Lines 10-04-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By rockriver
Re: Orvis Helios SF line ?

The last couple of weeks I've fished the SF lines on my 3 and 4 weight SF touch rods and they both love it. I tried the 4 wt. SF on my 4 wt. Z-axis and it just doesn't cut it. The 4 wt. Gold is...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 10-04-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By rockriver
Forum: Fly Rods 09-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 914
Posted By rockriver
Re: New Fly Rod

The SFT is on sale now for $399 at Orvis. You know it's really what you want and I'd bet that you probably will not be happy with a different rod.
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 09-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By rockriver
Re: Sage Z-axis 490-2

Is $340 the current price?
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 09-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By rockriver
Re: Orvis "Yellowstone" Graphite 6-wt.

Jerry.

I'm in the middle of the U.P. Are they still stuck up here and where? If so, I'll see what I can do to help them.

Emil

PM me if I can help.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By rockriver
Re: Feathers - treating for mites & dying?

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/general-fly-tying-discussions/305491-koolaid-dying.html

Here is another method. I've never used either method so I can't compare.
Forum: Fly Lines 09-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By rockriver
Smile Re: Orvis Superfine line

Just received a Email from Orvis, line is shipping. My 3 weight Superfine Touch will get to fished this year. The 1 and 2 weight will have to wait until Spring.
Forum: Youth Fly Fishing 09-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By rockriver
Re: Help on buying a youth rig

Cabela's usually have some type of deal going on.
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