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Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Bought a new vise but...

For $10, I wouldnt hesitate to get a rotary. I use my rotary function on just about every fly. Tying anything the you wrap is so much easier. Like zebra midges for example, tie the wire in, half...
Forum: Other Gear 04-07-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,729
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Sling Pack Recommendations

I just picked up the Patagonia Vest front sling. Used it on the brule this weekend, and i have to say it is awesome. I can pack my down coat into, strap my rain coat to the outside, carry 2 boxes, my...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-06-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,371
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: March 2015 Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

And so it begins, the hipsters have gotten into fly fishing
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-04-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,371
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: March 2015 Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Huffy targets a new market as bike transportation sales slump.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-02-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,371
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: March 2015 Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Jim's new Salmon fly may be a bit too ambitious.
Forum: Fly Patterns 02-21-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: In need of feedback for this BWO emerger.

Thank you all for the help! Its been a while since i have been on, im shocked at all the help. Hitting the vice hard tomorrow.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Looking for a good place to fish in Minnesota may 17-19

Just kidding about that 2nd river. Not sure how fly fishable the vermillion is but that would be another one that is close to the cities. Sorry I am not much of a help. Will be up on the brule for...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Looking for a good place to fish in Minnesota may 17-19

Root river could be worth a shot.

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Otherwise you could try the wichunu river lol!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-20-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Whip finisher destroying my thread.

I have been having an issue when tying with 70 denier thread with my whip finisher fraying the thread out to the point that it breaks before I can get the know tightened up. I don't seem to have much...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: No fish pic here, but a great view of one of my favorite spots

Steelhead, resident bows, and some decent browns. I've only caught them on spinning gear so far. I will be up this weekend trying my 5wt rod. Hoping I don't hook into a 30 plus steelie, I have a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: No fish pic here, but a great view of one of my favorite spots

10-4 will do. Now I've got 1 more reason to get up there :) shucks......

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Here is another favorite...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-15-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By awkwardsportsman
No fish pic here, but a great view of one of my favorite spots

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/16/by2amyqu.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,158
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Lurking Members.....................

Hey Ard,

I am trying to keep regular here. I think if people download the Tapatalk app for their smart phones it will help a lot. I love having instant access to the forum, and it makes it...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 04-04-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,168
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

She is all about me getting nice gear, especially when she sees the Orvis catalog laying around, and then I show her the price of gear like Allen. I have a feeling I will be borrowing her setup when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

Alright, you sold me, she will get the new reel. I mean I myself will have a birthday soon enough, so maybe she will return the gesture. Thanks for the advice everyone!
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By awkwardsportsman
If you're starting out or looking for a spare...

Picked one up, great deal. My girlfriend is mighty lucky if I do say so myself.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Thank you! Going back tomorrow all tge way through the weekend. Hopefully i will have some more to post up.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

I think i accidently deleted it. Here it is:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/03/vapyve6y.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

Damn...... Guess I'll have to wait until the green reels are in stock and keep the silver one for myself......shucks lol!
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By awkwardsportsman
First day out guiding

Nice man!!! Congrats on a successful trip!
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

I just got myself into a moral predicament and am unsure what to do. As some of you know, I am new to the world of flyfishing. My personal set up is a Ross Essence Elite package, which has the Ross...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Thanks Mosca and milt! Hoping to get some new fish pics uploaded soon (if I catch anything pic worthy). Chefdg, according to the survey last year the browns ran about mid july up north there....
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Thanks for the help guys! I was 99% sure it was a brown, but was't sure on how many variations there are. I'm glad she is back in the river to breed again. I had a guy stop me earlier in the day...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Copy that Dan. Thanks for the confirmation. I was real real quick with the pic, and made sure to wet my hands. I've been reading about the best ways to keep them healthy and alive. I realize the hero...
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