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Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Wading in Marshy Water?

Very interesting stories. Getting stuck for hours, thats crazy! I just fished the stream today. Looks like this is my fishing stream till the first saturday in June when the rest open. There is...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By iciclecreek
Wading in Marshy Water?

I discovered a new small stream with some marshes and I waded it in the visible spots in shorts and shoes. I did not want to wander into the grassy unknown areas where I could fish some better water....
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,314
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Practicing Proper Catch and Release

Good stuff. Well I think I can add a little to this. This is from one of my earlier posts. Lactic acid is a factor that is not usually talked about. It may not be the most important factor in the...
Forum: Entomology 03-15-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: what is it?

Stone flies only hatch moving water and cant live in sandy/silky ect water... so that leaves only one conclusion, that did not come from your "local lake" that came from your "local river"
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-27-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 28,416
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Brook Trout Pictures

[QUOTE=crazyfish13;404626]Fun day busting brooks in the Shenandoah Valley. Got to fish with a new rod it's an Elkhorn Ex3 with a Ion 5wt reel an this baby is super fast an one sweet rod!!! Fish stink...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: What is your favorite Dun for slow/stillwater?

I don't have any turkey biots, but I have been using goose boits on the 16 and smaller sizes. It seems to work well. Some times I will use pheasant tail fibers for the body of brownish colored duns. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By iciclecreek
favorite cdc dun/emerger style?

I have just starting tying with cdc and usually just do it in a post style with z lon as a tail for the 16ish and smaller sizes.I always thought the shuck stayed on the smaller mayflies longer. On...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By iciclecreek
What is your favorite Dun for slow/stillwater?

Usually I throw comparaduns and match the color/size to the hatch for slower water. I want to start using cdc for my wings. What duns do you carry for this kind of water?

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Why do they call it blue winged olive?

I find the best idea would be to research a little about the mayflies life cycle.
May flies lay their eggs on top of the water, they sink down. Then grow to a nymph, then emerge from the bottom to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By iciclecreek
Where do you fish the most (Summer/Fall)

From July-October I am stuck to the smallest stream I can find with fish in them. Even if they don't have fish in them. You have to find out someway. Was just interested to see were everyone is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: How important is a reel?

There is a type of fly fishing called tenkara. i think it originated somewhere in Asia. This is were there is no reel and only fly line tied to the end of the rod.

I have always wanted to go...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By iciclecreek
Looking for a new 5/6 wt?

I am looking to get a new 5 or 6 wt with a fast enough action to throw some streamers. I don't want to spend more than $300 because I won't be using this rod as much. More of a winter rod for those...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Doing our part

Chuck, very good information. Those topics you talked about are the main things people should remember when dealing with the fish. The biology and geography of fly fishing is why I fly fish,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: 3WT Rods need help!

Sorry for the short response, but I would go with the z axis. Also 10 foot is to long for me for a 3wt. You really want to hasle with a 10 foot 3wt on a small stream haha atleast not in my neck of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,679
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Question for the float tube guys

Sorry to steal this thread, but I also had a qeustion if anyone can answer.

Do you use lung power or a pump to blow up your float tube when hiking?
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Doing our part

I wish everywhere had that law, if the fish is over 20'' or so. The bigger the fish is the harder it fights, so taking it out of the water is just preventing it from having oxygen
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,461
Posted By iciclecreek
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By iciclecreek
Doing our part

Catch and releasing only works when done properly.

This thread is only on lactic acid. There is much more to saving a fish that just, "get it in fast". Barbless hooks, slim coat, ect... all play...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,482
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: When Is A Strike Indicator NOT A Bobber?

I think that is a good qeustion to bring up as well
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-14-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 60,384
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Brown Trout Pics

You go to maine and you can get 8 pounders
as i saw on tv haha
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Have you ever broke a rod? How's Montana?

Isn't that illegal to say in a fly fishing forum? haha just joking.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Have you ever broke a rod? How's Montana?

Thanks for the post everyone. I wanted to emphasize a certain qeustion though. I don't care much about a rod (warrenty covers it), unless It was one I built. It is the fish I worry about. What is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By iciclecreek
Have you ever broke a rod? How's Montana?

Hello,
For a little background info, I plan on attending the University of Montana for 4 years in Missoula. The only reason I want to live in Missoula is because of the mountains, snow, fly...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By iciclecreek
The Fish of Washington State

Washington Salmon and Trout Fly Fishing - YouTube
nice bull trout with some coho
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By iciclecreek
Re: Parachute and wing holder?

Thanks, for your responce!
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