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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-17-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Smallmouths & fly selection -- describe your approach

my approach?

Anything you want anyway you want....Just have a closer minnow on the end of the line. Strip slow, fast, medium. Let it sink and jig it on the bottom or swim it.

Personally I...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-17-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Traverse City area in June

The Upper Manistee River Below 612 (off 72 near Grayling)
The Platt River
There s fish in the boardman but.....Still haven't figured that river out. If you fish it work way up instead of way down...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-12-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Echo Ion XL

Echo makes very nice casting and handling rods. The price point is great. Designed by the master caster himself at Rajeff Sports. Great customer service and lifetime warranty. I don't have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Need some new wader advice

Redington Sonic pro. 299 - $50 mail in visa gift card rebate gets you pro level waders at $250.

I work in a shop. 2 of our guides wear them on the water everyday. They love them. All day...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-24-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Why Smallmouth???

Popper fishing over weed beds for smallmouth is HOT in northern michigan. No more salmon and shrinking steelhead population means targeting other species. Smallmouth are more than a formidable...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,996
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Flies and/or Supplies for Project Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery (2016)

Let me know whats rising. I need to have some info for the shop customers this weekend.
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 34,953
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

I ordered a Renzetti traveler rotary vice. Time to step up the fly tying game a bit.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-20-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Be honest: is looking for a big brown ...

what? they aren't out in the open?
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Pontoon (also for a dog) recommendation


Stealth Pro | Outcast Sporting Gear (
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: How long should Simms waders last?

follow this link and follow the instructions for warranty repair work.

Simms - The Choice of Professional Guides Worldwide (
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-18-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Backcountry Trip Recomendations/Tips

only rec I can make is to go. sounds great. I will miss you by a week so if you can leave a few there I would appreciate it

Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,096
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Appropriate Amount To Tip a Guide?

1-have a good time
2-learn a little bit
3-catch fish

I like to see the guide make sure these 3 goals are met-especially the first one. But I go on the 20% rule. Or, I will ask what they feel...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-08-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By flyfishmich
Forum: Fly Lines 04-08-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Just throwing this out there

they changed the packaging and introduced several new lines-out with the old and in with the new (box that is). No reason to not load up on them.
Same as the 2016 offering and SUPER low price. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: New to the Sport, rigging up for Steelhead

You can use a 1" or 1.25" strike indicator-thing a ma bobbers is what I use. Anything smaller will get tugged under water in the current with all of the flies and weights on the line. Your fly shop...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: New to the Sport, rigging up for Steelhead

here's some visual help. copy this link and check it out. this site is a great resource for other types of fishing as well.
Fly Fishing Rigging for Steelhead & Salmon - Current Works...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Favorite Streamer?

Lady Gaga in white or brown or chartreuse and circus peanut in the same colors
Forum: Member Introductions 03-29-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By flyfishmich
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Have you ever used indoor practice rod?

they are great for showing kids a good loop without slamming a rod around the parking lot. and they come in handy in the shop when its raining and cold
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,081
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Ice-Chest Throwdown: 12 Top-End Coolers

Id probably buy one if only......

I didn't have at least 5 different portable ways to keep drinks cold. Being a camper/outdoorsy guy for my life I have coolers for the weekend coolers for the...
Forum: Member Introductions 03-29-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Northern MIchigan Guy

also from TC
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Instagram

Mine is BlackDogPhotog

I try to pretend to be a photographer but really just a hobbyist. Places, fish and things. My wife and I are involved in dog sports like dock jumping, frisbee and agility....
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: Show off your raft

do you live in your boat?
Forum: Fly Reels 01-26-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,293
Posted By flyfishmich
Re: 3-Tand TF-70 Reel Review

We sell these in our shop. For the money I doubt there is a better reel-at least not in our shop. Smooth strong drag holds good amount of backing and they look great. Yes, its made overseas-so...
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-13-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 16,519
Posted By flyfishmich
The Photography Chat Thread;

I'd say themes be more general and the shooter brings the basics and techniques etc. if the weeks theme is theater the shooter can decide to light paint the inside of a theater or do some hdr and...
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