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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-13-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

Dang everyone, I'm going to have to bow out on this trip. :( Our basement flooded and we have to pull the carpet up and buy new carpet now.

I really hope we can have another one of these trips...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By jhardin80
Up a line?

So I have the redington CT 8'6" 4wt rod with a lamson konic reel with 4wt line right now.

I seem to have a hard time getting the rod to load very good. Just seems like the line is to light for...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Does size matter???

My only problem is I fish the Ark a lot in the big horn canyon and sometimes it gets a little gusty and my 4wt just doesn't seem to have the oomph to throw the dry flies into the wind at all.

I...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-11-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

I just got back from fishing the Ark about a mile east of Salida. It's flowing pretty good, I think 800 or 900 cfs still, had to hug the banks but the fish were still biting. I don't know what the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

Well we have three of us for the 16th, one for the 17th and everything else seems to match up as well. I don't know about the couple people that you pm'd with.

Guess we need to just pick some...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Best tent camping/ fishing in Colorado

Here is a link that I was pointed to when I was trying to find some camping spots.

Public Campgrounds in Colorado (http://www.ultimatecampgrounds.com/uc/index.php/colorado-2)
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Mid grade or entry level waders...

Yah these that I have don't really have anything besides being functional but the Pilot II waders looked pretty nice, I just had a guided trip and he was wearing them, they had a waterproof or...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Packing up and getting ready...

That sounds great! My 13 year old and I are taking the camper this Thursday through Sunday to go along the Arkansas river here in Colorado to do a "mans" weekend fishing trip as well.

Good luck...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Mid grade or entry level waders...

My wife just bought me a pair of frogg togg waders and boots for like $150. They both were on sale and they are a world of difference from the neoprene waders I had, no more sweaty days for me. :)
...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Redington Classic Trout 9' #4

I have the 8'6" 4wt CT and really like it, of course my first rod/reel was a $40 combo from Dicks Sporting Goods so the CT was like a million dollar upgrade for me. LOL

I have it paired with the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

Have we figured out where and when we are going?
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Does size matter???

Thank you all for the info, I think the 10' 6wt sounds like it would be a good addition to my small collection.

If anyone else has anything to add please feel free, I'm always open to...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Does size matter???

HAHAHA I know! That's my problem. I have the smaller rod which is good for some smaller to medium stuff but sometime I find that I would like to cast a little further to hit a certain hole and this...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By jhardin80
Does size matter???

I was just wondering what rod/reel and line weight everyone uses for around Colorado.

I know most of you have several rod/reels but what is your normal "go to" setup?

I'm just looking at...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

1) Sat 8/16
2) NW Colorado Sprigns
3) Yes, I am ok walking and also ok with parking at the water (no preference)
4) Prefer to drive myself in case I need to leave earlier than others.
5) 7am or...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Public Service Announcement

I can normally tell when it's time to clean the line. The tip of the line will start to sink in the water so after that outing I clean it and it's good to go another couple outings. You will be...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-23-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

In Colorado Springs.

I would have to see about August but don't let that hold anyone up.

I will be going camping/fishing August 7th thru the 10 and August 21st thru the 24th.

If you guys...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By jhardin80
Re: When do you move up?

LOL this is very true, what seemed like a ling fight to me might have only been a couple minutes, to tell you the truth, I really can't say how long it took as I was that excited knowing it was my...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-23-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

I generally go on a Sunday but I can go pretty much any day as long as I have a few days notice to give at work :)
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-23-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,847
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Colorado (front range) meet and fish day?

I'd be up for something like that! I live in the Springs and I'm always looking for an excuse to get out of work and go fishing. :)
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By jhardin80
Re: When do you move up?

Thanks for all the advice! Guess I will just get stronger tippet :)
Forum: Fly Rods 07-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By jhardin80
When do you move up?

I have a Redington CT 8'6" 4wt rod and lamson konic reel with 4wt line. I have never caught very big fish so it has worked great for me. I recently went to the dream stream and caught a very nice...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-21-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Trip Report 7/11 thru 7/20 Conejos,Arkansas,Upper Gunnison, Conejos

[QUOTE=waycool;685896]Thanks jhardin ! Yes I saw Sweetwater as I cruised down the river just looking around ...

I just did campgrounds but other than Bighorn they were all primitive I mean a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By jhardin80
Re: Trip Report 7/11 thru 7/20 Conejos,Arkansas,Upper Gunnison, Conejos

WOW! what an amazing write-up! The trip looks like it was a lot of fun. I have stayed at that bighorn RV park and it is a wonderful place to stay, we also just stayed at SweetWater River Ranch which...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By jhardin80
Re: South Platte River Fishing Map & guide

Do they show camping places as well along the river? Or just pullout spots to park a vehicle?
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