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Forum: Fly Tying Articles 06-15-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 448
Posted By jbird
Re: Snag Free Flies?

Those are pretty cool Henry! I may have order some to try. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 720
Posted By jbird
Re: I'm very confused........

Now theres an idea!! I'm sick of lookin out the window at snow on the ground! Im fuelin up the mower!
Forum: Fly Reels 04-17-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By jbird
Re: Reel Recommendation for 7wt Rod

You can open up your range of choices quite a bit if you don't have your heart set on a sealed drag. I love a simple tool that can be disassembled and reassembled easily and cleaned. Kinda like a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By jbird
Re: Shoulder issues!

many shoulder pain sufferers have migrated to two handed rods. it takes SO much pressure off your shoulder. It can open a whole new door to fly fishing enjoyment. They make all kinds of spey and...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 14,916
Posted By jbird
Re: Whatcha listenin to?

set the video settings to HD, put on your headphones and take this one in :)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 61,633
Posted By jbird
Re: Brown Trout Pics

That's a Truckee fish
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By jbird
Re: Full eclips of the moon tonight!

I set my alarm for 2am. The moon was too dark to get anything good with auto focus. so I went manual. That didn't do too well either with my eyes groggy from sleep. I shot about 20 pics and...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-14-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By jbird
Fly fishing Kauai?

I'll be in Kauai next week. I'll be travelling with my wife and another couple, none of which fish, so my fishing will be limited. I'll be staying in Kapaa. I do plan to bring my 7 or 8wt. I've...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By jbird
Re: What type of fish is this?

Is there a nuclear power plant near by? :D
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By jbird
Re: Good for fish... Not for fishing

Yep! The mess on that radar map went from rain to snow at about 10pm. 5" on the ground this morning :mad::mad: supposed to be 15* tonight :( :stretcher
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By jbird
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By jbird
Good for fish... Not for fishing

Just when all the snow has melted and caused the rivers to reach flood stage.... THIS! :mad:
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By jbird
Re: Big fish, line getting stuck and fish running toward me. Help?

Silver Creek described the pinky line guiding method well. Just something you will need to learn to do and it'll become second nature.

For the charging fish, theres a couple things you can do. ...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-13-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By jbird
Re: Halfbacks

Wow! These are some REALLY buggy lookin buggies! Nice!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-12-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By jbird
Re: Dry Fly Fix - A pictorial

Fantastic! Great looking fish and beautiful place! That first pic looks like July! Dry ground, leafy trees... Thanks for the report :thumbsupu
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 194,395
Posted By jbird
Re: What have you been tying today?

Picked up some of fish skulls new craw bodies. Very easy to tie a nice, lifelike craw pattern. thinking great lakes flats carp and smallies for this guy
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By jbird
Re: Stillwatershop

I know these guys. they are a full service guide shop. Ive fished with them and been in their "shop". They are not (maybe this has changed) a stocked fly shop at all. These guys are hard core...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,151
Posted By jbird
Re: Before You Type The Name Of A Creek On The Internet...........

Theres a big difference between sharing it with your friend and peers and posting it on a public billboard. All these forums have a private message function. Im happy to share most anything when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,151
Posted By jbird
Re: Before You Type The Name Of A Creek On The Internet...........

About 10 or 12 years ago when this fly fishing forum thing was just being born, I watched as I single handedly ruined my favorite steelhead run. Posting pictures and reports on a regular basis was...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,151
Posted By jbird
Re: Before You Type The Name Of A Creek On The Internet...........

I don't really see the point in ever naming water. A great report doesn't even need it.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By jbird
Re: Great day on the water playing Hookie from work

Great report and beautiful fish! You should play hooky more often :) ;)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By jbird
Re: Pseudo flies

This fly has a lot of fish catching qualities! looks really tasty!!

What is the red hackle material?
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 72,877
Posted By jbird
Re: warmwater pics

What a jewel! Great quality photo!
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By jbird
Re: What fish is this?

I think theres also a pikeminnow indigenous to the Sacramento system. its more or less a squawfish. Probably more likely what you caught. Sacramento Pikeminnow
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-09-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 339
Posted By jbird
Re: What colors

count me as another user of pens. Been doing it forever and on more than just thread. Great way to make blood slash on the throat of streamers. Only have white goose biot and need black? Black...
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