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Forum: Atlantic 03-11-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By troutbum
Re: Heading to Cape Breton this July

if you are here this summer,you can give me a shout,I will gladly take youi for a few back woods lake trips.I have boats in 6 or 7 way out of the way lakes full of large(14-20") brookies.
Forum: Other Gear 03-05-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,698
Posted By troutbum
Re: Do Orange Lines Spook Brown Trout?

For that price i would be buying it anyway's.Do brightly colored lines spook trout?hmmmmm,I tend to think no,I have used orange line for years and have never had a spooky trout problem.Unless the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,941
Posted By troutbum
Re: You have $1.5 Million

In most areas of Canada(at least every where I have lived),no-one can stop you from fishing flowning water.A angler is aloud to fish on private property as long as you stay under the high water...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By troutbum
Happy Ho-Ho

I just wanted to send out a big ol' MERRY CHRISTMAS to all members of this wonderful forum and their families.

I hope you all have the chance to spend some time with your family and friends....
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By troutbum
Re: If you brave the Cold ???

I used to fish the Crowsnest in S.W Alberta all year round.A little trick we used was to spray some WD40 on a old cloth and wipe the guides with it.In very cold Temps -10 to -15 it would keep them...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,640
Posted By troutbum
Re: Nymph Fishing Is Easy

My first trout on a fly rod came by way of a G.R.H.E sz 14.I was on three point creek just out side of Millarville Alberta.It has become a very defining moment in my life.
Without getting into a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-26-2007, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,103
Posted By troutbum
Re: How many flies do you tie?

Pretty darn good for your first mayfly!!!The real test will be flinging it on the water and seeing how well it floats.
One little peice of advise:Try not to go so heavy on the wings,choose lighter...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-25-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By troutbum
Re: Classic Salmon Flies

"Atlantic" Salmon flies.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-24-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By troutbum
Re: Classic Salmon Flies

Very nice!!!Thanks for that Frank.
Check this guy out from my nck of the woods.it's a pretty good interview with some fantastic shots of his flies.
flyangler.ca - Canada's Home Fly-fishing Waters -...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-23-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,103
Posted By troutbum
Re: How many flies do you tie?

I cant really say how many of each pattern I tie,it always changes,but I can pass on this little nugget of advise.
ALWAYS and I mean ALWAYS tie at least 2 of the same size.If I am fishing a caddis...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-22-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,781
Posted By troutbum
Re: Rod Advice - Redington/TFO/Sage

Welcome to the forum!Where abouts in Alberta are you?
I am guessing that you will be fishing the mountian streams and small lakes.
If that is the case i would deffinitily go witht he Redington in...
Forum: Other Gear 11-14-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,585
Posted By troutbum
Re: Cleaning fly line?

I have been useing johnson's no more tears baby shampoo for years.Works great.After I pass the line through a damp cloth with the shampoo a couple of times I repete the process with a damp cloth with...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By troutbum
Re: Is this a good beginner outfit?

Welcome to the site Odie91!
The set-up your looking at is exactly what I recomend.Redington put's out a nice quality rod in every price range.I think a six WT. is also a good choice.i wouldnt worry...
Forum: Flies 11-02-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,726
Posted By troutbum
Re: Wooly Worms

Yes!!Wolly Worms are fantastic searching patterns.I tie all of mine with cone heads or beads.I find red and dark maroon ones most effective.
Tight Lines
Aaron
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-25-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By troutbum
Re: Any Northeast Flyfishers?

Im really far NE,Nova Scotia Canada.but yes I do quite a bit of salt water fishing.Blues rarley make up this far in any #'s,but alot of BIG mackeral,cod,and pollack.
tight lines
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-25-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,234
Posted By troutbum
Re: Ad"vice" on a new "vice"

Now that I think about it,Thats a good peice of advise.My fault is that I am one of those"old school" type of guy's that figure the best way to learn the basics is the way I did.I realize that is not...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-24-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,234
Posted By troutbum
Re: Ad"vice" on a new "vice"

Although I have 2 rotary vices and love them,I dont recommend them to new fly tiers.My only reason for this is I believe the repitition and slower steps in traditional tying help to really hone one's...
Forum: Share Patterns 10-24-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By troutbum
Re: Damsel/dragon fly nymphs

Thanks,That fly has saved my bacon from many skunking's.
Dragon's are often my "go to" fly when on new water,many dont realize that many species of DF nymphs are available to trout for up to 3...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-18-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By troutbum
Re: Rod Question

Personaly I would opt for the Loomis.Although the Sage is a fine rod as well.I just happpen to more of a Loomis or Scott guy.
Forum: Other Gear 10-17-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By troutbum
Re: Fly Lines

I suppose if they are REALLY cheap you could give one a try,but I wouldnt depend on it being a quility line like they say on there site.I have used their floatant and was NOT impressed,I dont know...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By troutbum
Thumbs up Re: reading your strike indicator-help?

:clap: I couldnt agree with you more.Welcome to the forum.

Although I will only use a indicator one very rare occasions,when I was learning to read one,a wise man, who was my fly fishing mentor,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,425
Posted By troutbum
Re: wader manufacturers

I have been useing the Simms Guide waders for 3 seasons now,and am quite happy with them.I also do a fair bit of duck hunting and float tubing.For these times I prefer a neoprene wader.In '99 I...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-14-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By troutbum
Re: Browns wonts bite

Welcome to the site!I started fly fishing around your age,and I can tell you that the learning never stops in fly fishing!
Sounds like you have some pretty tricky fish!Some trout are tricky by...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By troutbum
Re: Trout -after the catch

As far as shore luch or "camp" lunch goes,here isa very good simple one.
In a zip lock bag ,put a cup of flour,a hunk of butter,a packet of flavor from "iciban" noodle soup and a hand full of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,929
Posted By troutbum
Re: Killing trout

Seems there are a few different ideas about keeping a fish fresh.
I was always taught that with ANY animal you plan to eat,killing it ASAP was the way to go.
When any creature get's stressed they...
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