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Forum: Wanted/Swap Classifieds 12-14-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By comeonavs
Re: WTB - Trout Net

Ditto Larry

As a matter of fact bought both this summer, Brodin for everyday use and Fishpond Mid Length landing net for the annual outing to dream about catching a lake run brown or two.

maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Good watch - limited time

Ive only fished Mills Lake once, it is at 10,000 feet. After a 6 mile hike to get there with the family I laid out a picnic lunch, got the wife and kids set up. While they were eating I strung my...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Good watch - limited time

Of course I would :thumbsupu
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Good watch - limited time

Yeah there are so many 100's of miles of little streams everywhere with willing little fish. The hard part is there is so much water that I end up going back to the same few spots over and over since...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,551
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

Alright guys so I wandered over to the local fly shop yesterday, bound and determined to start tying up a few buggers. Specifically wanted to tie a dozen for CFR and some for my buddies.

I bought...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-14-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Schlappen vs Saddle Hackle

Assume you might be referring to a "100 pack". Those are so expensive because they typically are the most prime feather for a specific size dry fly. For me for example I bought a grizzly and furnace...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By comeonavs
Good watch - limited time

As winter sets in and we fondly dream of spring and the season ahead we need some vicarious living.

Josh Rickard of Rocky Mt Fly Fisher produced a 35 minute video called
Fly Fishing Rocky...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-13-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Keepemwet Photo Contest

I knew I had a true underwater shot. Now it doesn't take a rocket scientist to see I am not Ansel Adams. I do like this photo because the rushing water makes it blurry. Plus the bright orange of the...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-13-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 212,946
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

Not super creative but just using different materials. basically a hodge podge of a zebra midge, smoke jumper midge

Dai Riki 135 sz 18
Sm red killer caddis bead
sm silver wire
MFC red oval...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-13-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Keepemwet Photo Contest

I will go with this one for a few reasons. He was much larger than the average fish in this high mountain stream. I also spent about an hour casting to him. I could see him swimming and feeding but...
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Driftless trip report, a little different this time.

Indeed , the one I caught the other day was taken on a size 22 JuJubee midge.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-12-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,551
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

Well with my wife sitting next to me my choice was pretty easy to make:rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Driftless trip report, a little different this time.

Winter can be rough on clear days (well any day really)

I went the other day and I kid you not I was 10' above the river on a bank and probably 20' back.I would spot a school of fish and no sooner...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Weather forecast says 'It's about to go to heck in a handbasket.'

No wonder fred keeps watching the weather!! wowzer :wow:[/QUOTE]

I would be glued to the weather if I were still in Medford....um yeah she is gorgeous.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-12-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,551
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

Had never seen that but a quick google revealed it

I can see why you use it, thats some cool looking stuff.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 212,946
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

Knocked out a doz of these for the donation to CFR. Hadn't tied a fly since August so I was a bit rusty

Dai Rike 320 size 12
Tail long barbs from a whiting furnace hackle
Post Teimco Aero Dry...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 830
Posted By comeonavs
Re: New 'old dog' and a new 'best friend?'

Ah the old sheet over the seat dog hair prevention method. Even using that, my lab when he rides back there costs me 3 hours of quality vacuum and lint roller duty.
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Flies for Project Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery (2015)

Well I started today, one down a few dozen to go

I tied this last year as a goof, it is a size 12 variation of the parachute purple haze. I tied one as a joke for my buddy who can't fish dries...
Forum: Fly Reels 12-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Reel weight for 691-4 Sage One?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and balance is in the hand of the one who be holding it.

I would think the Hardy DD6000 would definitely be in the range that should balance it. My buddy...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 948
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Cleaning a soiled cork grip.

This with a Mr Clean magic eraser is like magic, Ive also used a little liquid soft scrub with a wet sponge and they come out like new if thats what you're after.

Ive only ever cleaned mine before...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,551
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

Thanks Jason

Funny you say that on the hook, I had the Dai Riki comparison chart up and the Dai Riki 700 is the equivalent of that Daichi

I am going to start on a small scale of tying...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,551
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

Well since I have decided now that I have a rod I am comfortable switching between nymphs ,dries and probably even buggers, I am going to tie some up.

In addition to feathers discussed here, what...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Allen Ion rods still available?

Big,Massive fan of the ICON rod here and owner of the 10' 4wt

I emailed with the Allen guys the other day and it sounds like a relaunch as of the ICON as the ICON II is coming. I don't know if...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,202
Posted By comeonavs
Re: A question for the fun of it ?

If you asked this last week my answer would have been my 10' 4wt Allen ICON


Since you asked this week I would have to say my new Hardy Zenith 9' 5wt
Forum: Fly Rods 12-10-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Two of the same rod ?

Not me

Closest I come to that is a 3710-4 and 4710-4 Sage TXL. I like trying different things a little to much to double dip on a identical rod. Now if one came along at a crazy low price I would...
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