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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Waterproof camera SALE!

I see they also have the Canon Powershot D20 on sale for $169. Have this waterproof camera and am happy with it. So a couple of good options for those in need of a waterproof camera.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-10-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 907
Posted By dakotakid
Re: December Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Grandpa doing his best imitation of Santa Clause for a grandchild that's pretending to believe. End result, quality time that will be remembered forever.
Forum: News & articles for discussion 12-09-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 186
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Florida get together.

I'm interested after the New Year. Would be coming from Tarpon Springs.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-23-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By dakotakid
Re: water based head cement

If your cement is water based, you should be able to thin it with water. Which brand cement are you using? According to the following link, Wapsi water based cement can be thinned up to 10% with...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-21-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Reel for Redington CT

If you don't need a reel right away, Cabelas Prestige Premier fly reel goes on sale for $45 or $49 every other month or so. Well worth waiting for.

Cabela's Prestige® Premier Fly Reels :...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 11-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,956
Posted By dakotakid
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Do it Yourself (DIY) vest bodkin

Great idea. I also will have another use for it. I do a lot of volunteer work for the forest preserve removing invasive species, especially buckthorn. As the name implies, some species of...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By dakotakid
Re: The luckiest man, a trip home.

Great photos!

Having just moved to Florida, I really miss the Northern cool Fall weather. That plus fishing with family would be ideal.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 212,780
Posted By dakotakid
Re: What have you been tying today?


Please list the components of your crayfish pattern. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Kayak Fishing

A kayak anchor trolly is very helpful for orienting and holding a desirable position. That's one of the things that attracts me to the Native kayak. There are also You-tube videos demonstrating how...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Kayak Fishing

Don't overlook the Native kayaks (Application ( Rented one in the Keys and it's now very high on my list of next purchases.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 09-13-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,020
Posted By dakotakid
Re: September Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Proof once again that you don't have to catch fish to have a great fishing outing.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-11-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Where is the best place on an elk to get hair?

Silver's response made me chuckle and is a perfect example of why I enjoy this forum. Many times I'm wondering, where do people find this information and in that kind of detail? Great stuff!
Forum: Youth Fly Fishing 09-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Simple fly patterns

A fairly simple, but effective pattern is the Briminator.
I've caught sunfish, largemouth bass,...
Forum: Flies 09-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Just starting out

When I was shopping for a fly tying vise, I found the review by Fly Fish Ohio to be very helpful.

Fly Tying Vises In-Depth Review by Fly Fish Ohio!...
Forum: Northeast 08-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Freshwater setup

If you are interested in a medium action 4-piece rod with a lifetime warranty, Allen Fly Fishing has their 6wt Compass rod and ATS real as a "Deal of the Week" for only $160.
Compass Rod Series...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 08-18-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,484
Posted By dakotakid
Re: August Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Fly fishing with overzealous entomologists.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Beginner Rod & Reel Outfit

If you are new to the sport and not sure what you like (rod action - fast, medium, slow, etc), the best thing you can do is either try someone else's gear, or go to a fly shop and cast several rods,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Need an 8wt rod that won't break the bank

If you really want to save, try the Brookside fly rod for only $100.
Brookside Fly Rod 9' 8 WT 4piece New | eBay...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Testing Kayaks for Flyakking

Good point on the lack of scupper holes on the Native Ultimate. A better option in their product line may be the Native Slayer, which does have them.

Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Testing Kayaks for Flyakking

Also check out the Native Ultimate Angler (Kayaks ( Rented one while on vacation in Islamorada, FL and liked it a lot. Had no problem standing to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By dakotakid
Re: A beginner with a question?


Tuesday Tip: How to Use a Tippet Ring (and, Perhaps, Join the Dark Side) | Orvis News...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 743
Posted By dakotakid
Re: A beginner with a question?

I almost exclusively use furled leaders. Joni and other sources supply them with a tippet ring, which you tie your tippet material to. You can also use tippet rings with conventional tapered...
Forum: Other Gear 07-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,179
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Canoe vs Kayak vs Pontoon


I'm on the fence regarding the Fuzion and would like to hear more about your experiences with it. I was previously set on buying a kayak, but the low weight of the NFO pontoons is...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Online tying matrials

Hooks and beads from Allen Fly Fishing (good prices and free shipping).
Other fly tying materials usually from Casters online fly shop because their prices are reasonable and also provide free...
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