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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-28-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
Re: What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

Damn fronts. Still trying to get somewhere. I was all set with Belize but there is a front hanging over the place at least until the 6th. Tide gets lousy after the 13th. I have my fingers crossed...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-24-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
Re: What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

Yo LL,

Did you tie these or were they purchased?? If you purchased them what are the names and where did you get them.. Thank you.
It looks like I am going to Belize River Lodge for a week...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-21-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
Re: What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

I was about 8 or 9 years old when I learned a great lesson. My parents had always been very frugal, with Dad always working and Mom taking care of the house and kids making sure ends met and saved a...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-21-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
Re: What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

Also looking for info on Belize river lodge for mid to late February or march

The other option is Christmas Island same time frame. Any info would be great

Thank you

FOD
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
Re: What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

Thank you guys for your suggestions. I am now looking at Andros Island sometime in the early or middle part of February. Any suggestions, reviews,
Bairslodge or other reviews, etc. would be...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-08-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
Re: What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

Thanks guys. I have already winter FFished much of Asuncion Bay in Mexico (I loved Pesca Maya and would absolutely consider going back), Panama and was in Cuba last year so I am looking for more...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-07-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By fishordie
What are the best FF destinations in late Jan. and Feb.

Good Evening all,

I am going through withdrawals as I could not join my friends next month for an expedition outside of Sri Lanka. I am enduring 80 degree weather here in Cali but am Jonesin for...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-01-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By fishordie
Re: advice on my first fly rod.

Yo G,

I normally do not post my opinions, and yes they are just opinions, more than once on a thread, but unfortunately too many new comers to the sport get led astray. Some wonderful responses...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-30-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,104
Posted By fishordie
Re: Streamer junkies!

I love my G Loomis NRX series of rods. I use mostly the 7 Wt with multiple spools on my Nautilus reels. If I go to a giant streamer, mouse or big reticulated I might go with the 8 Wt. I have 7 or...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By fishordie
Re: advice on my first fly rod.

Yo JK,

I have to go off the board with this one in that I suggest you don't buy anything at all. I have a bit of experience upon which I base this statement in that I sell all types of fishing of...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-18-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By fishordie
Re: Missoula Montana BRO style (Pics included)

Hi Larry,

Heck, I am jealous of me and angry at myself as those days I noted set the bar waaay to high. I prefer the bar to be set no higher than the lowest threshold so I can meet my goals every...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By fishordie
Re: Missoula Montana BRO style (Pics included)

Blackbugger and I had a great P.M. conversation regarding the issue of lifting fish, especially Bull trout, from the river in order to take a picture. BB brings up a great point as to how Bull Trout...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 67,799
Posted By fishordie
Re: Brown Trout Pics

From a couple of days ago on the Blackfoot out of Missoula, Montana. This was not the largest brown for the day or even close to it. The biggest one got out of the net before we could take a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 17,385
Posted By fishordie
Re: Other Fish than Trout Photos

In my post but what the heck

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/members/fishordie-albums-jamie-s-album-picture5600-imagejpeg-0-1.jpg
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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By fishordie
Missoula Montana BRO style (Pics included)

I am so fortunate in that years ago I realized trying to get my friends to go fly-fishing in Montana, as often as I wanted, was a daunting task. Someone once told me you don't get pregnant from...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-10-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By fishordie
Re: Cursed & Forever Skunked.

Fly fishing is like any other sport. Proper technique and understanding of the where, how and why fish hold/feed in particular areas of the river or lake is key. With that said, the greatest gift...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By fishordie
Monster Day on the Clark Fork

G'day all though it is actually evening,

Here in Montana it is actually still day light as it will be until about 10 or 10:30. We just got off the Clark after another Epic day with our friend and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,820
Posted By fishordie
Re: Angler Harassment in Montana

Hi Dean,

As you know Paws Up is a high end destination resort located in the Blackfoot Valley outside of Missoula. I believe the resort abuts about 10 miles of some of the most beautiful sections...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By fishordie
Re: Planning trip to Missoula, MT

Hi Todd,

One of the greatest things about fly fishing in Montana, and yes it is very different from Spin fishing in Montana, is the guides are super attentive to maintaining the fisheries. You...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,820
Posted By fishordie
Re: Angler Harassment in Montana

I have been fishing Montana for years. For me it is like a second home. However, after the movie (You know which one I mean) the city folks started moving into the southwest in droves. Prices...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By fishordie
Re: Planning trip to Missoula, MT

Yo Todd,

Those prices are absolutely correct for the area. Let me know which guides you are thinking of as I can recommend some great ones. I have been fishing Mis. for a long time. You are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,607
Posted By fishordie
Re: What is the best single piece of advice you would give beginners?

The first thing a beginner should do is find out where the closest group fly casting lessons can be found. Private lessons are even better if you can afford the cost. Many fly shops, park or fly...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By fishordie
Re: trying to fish streamers again.

Throwing streamers has been my number one favorite method of catching trout for years. Though I mostly fish streams and rivers I learned the most about streamers and how fish react to them at an...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By fishordie
Jerry Brown coming with 40 pound hollow/spliceable Spectra

I just heard from Ben Frazier who let me know J.B. is coming out shortly with a fully splice-able 40 pound hollow Spectra. I called over to J.B. and found that is exactly what is happening. I will...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-22-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,050
Posted By fishordie
Re: Fly line to leader connection - welded loops, nail knot, or something else?

I have been using the hollow Spectra insertion method for years on big fish.
Just for fun I was in Panama last week and put on a 40 pound straight flouro leader using the loop to loop onto my fly...
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