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Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Help name this Piece... Her first trout on a fly rod

So a few weeks ago, I posted about taking my 17 yr old niece out on her first fly fishing trip. She wanted very badly to catch a 20” plus fish…. Needless to say, I was nervous. We only had a few...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 07-13-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: loop to loop hinge

I do both.
On my dry fly only fly lines, I nailknot a Cutthroat Thread Dry Fly Leader to the line with a 3-wrap nailknot. Most of our customers seem to use the loop 2 loop. If I am fishing a line...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 07-12-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: A Picture Report

Looks like a great trip. I like the idea of having the pics do the talking, well done. Beautiful area.
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Mormon Crickets. “Anabrus simplex”

So driving back from the last fishing trip, we came across a large amount of Mormon crickets crossing the dirt road. Spending many days a summer in the Idaho Mountains, I have come across thousands...
Forum: Fly Fishing Knots 07-11-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,634
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: What knot you use for tying Streamers to tippet?

Lefty's Non-slip loop. Easy and it holds....
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Planned on throwing BIG dries... but plans change

So we hit the river on Sat, hoping to catch the Salmon fly hatch… After a couple mile hike, a steep climb down, we finally got our waders wet. The anticipation of big fish on big dry’s was...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Need advice

Generally Speaking, you can count on smaller fish in and around GN park, much bigger fish on the lakes to the East. The lakes require a float tube. You can rent from a shop in town (Whitefish)...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,534
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Help us choose a new T-Shirt Design

So the T-shirts have been a huge success. We just received a third order from the screen printers here in town. We have been asked by many if we had shirts for the ladies... we do now.
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Casting cutthroat leaders

The most important thing to keep in mind while casting with thread furled leaders is making abrupt stops. Both on the back and forward cast. This fast stopping of hand motion forces the energy from...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: On our Big Fishing vacation

Sounds like a fun evening out. Good pics. Got to love big brownies.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-30-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Am I missing out by not using an indicator?

Indicators have their place, but if you simply tie on an indicator and what for it to get pulled beneath the water…. You are missing lots of fish. I use an indicator most often when fishing very...
Forum: Other Gear 06-30-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: My latest creations

Wow, those are beautiful looking nets... I would almost be afraid to use them as they look so good... (I am hard on gear). Congrats. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Throwing Big Heavy Flies

The standard big bug in 5-6 wt or 7-8 wt is perfect for trout nasty and bass nasty. Pike and Musky tend to be a whole different animal. Although we do sell many leaders to guys that throw huge pike...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Throwing Big Heavy Flies

Our Big Bug Leader is quickly becoming a favorite among many fishers that throw big nasty flies.
If you find yourself throwing bigger flies that do not turn over as you would like…. Give us a try....
Forum: The Lodge Den 06-29-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Check out this hatch

I like a great hatch like most any fly fisher, but that is one hatch I am glad I was not there to witness. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Body of missing Rafter Found, Boise ID News

Sad day today in the Boise area as we lost a fellow whitewater rafter to our local S. Fork of the Boise River. I do not personally know the man. This is a piece of water I use to float and fish...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Possible relief for back pain

I agree, if you do have back pain and it slows you or stops you from hitting the river, give a back brace a solid go. I have a bad lower back... fractured vertebra... using a back brace when my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Lots of Fish on Top... Idaho Wilderness


Not a Phillipson Master, the rod is a Bamboo from Dave Dozer of Bamboopursuits... that is my go to rod for dry fly fishing. I typically chase smaller fish with it (high country...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Lots of Fish on Top... Idaho Wilderness

Spent Sunday Fishing some Idaho Wilderness waters. Water was still a little high, but it was running clear. We were lucky enough to pick lots of fish off the top on Dry’s. Some on Stimulators,...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-24-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Beaverhead Brown

Great Brownie...

Sounds like you will have a couple of great weeks ahead. Best of luck and keep us posted.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Received a Great gift from a Happy Customer

Last week I received an email from a happy customer of ours that happens to own a Bar in Utah. He requested my shipping address. I was told he was sending me something he thought I would like… He...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: First experience with REAL streamers!

I am a dry fly guy at heart… seeing the top water take really gets my blood pumping. But a close second, is seeing the flash of a BIG fish chasing my streamer that has been dropped inches from the...
Forum: Fly fishing FAQs 06-22-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Leader advice for Smokies

So reading through this post, I saw furled leaders came up often. I am biased of course, but for small stream fishing nothing beats furled leader. With very short casting, you can turn the leader...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Dads Day, blow downs, mud and willows make a for an interesting trip

So the wife asked what I wanted to do on Father’s day… go fishing of course. But with the family. After spending “father’s day eve” rigging four rods, and packing the jeep, I was ready for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Gotta brag on my wife a bit.


She sounds like a keeper to me. Having a great women in ones life is a true gift, congrats. Happy Dads as well.
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