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Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,294
Posted By Leyther
Re: Wading and Hiking shoes configurations for backpacking fishing trips

One question-- what are the kind of waters are you are hiking to?

Here in Colorado, when I backpack and fly-fish the types of backcountry streams are usually headwaters or lakes. The former of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,301
Posted By Leyther
Re: ok a fun thread for the gear junkies

:eek: I don't even carry 45lbs when I go backpacking for 5 days with my fishing gear.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,861
Posted By Leyther
Re: Simms G3 waders

My 2cent is that you save your money and pick up a pair of Simms Headwater and on those hot days, simply roll the chest part down and secure it with the wading belt-- you now have your own...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,301
Posted By Leyther
Re: ok a fun thread for the gear junkies

There really isn't much else that you need to bring. I started off with an Orvis vest loaded with stuff, now all I bring when I head out is my Dr. Slick Lanyard loaded with 4x, 5x, 6x tippet,...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-10-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Leyther
Re: Roaring Fork & frying pan

There are quite a number of rivers in the same area: the Taylor River about an hour from the Ark and is located west, over Cottonwood Pass from Highway 24 and Buena Vista. There is also the Eagle...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-04-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Leyther
For those who are in the market for a new Sage Launch or Xi2

The Blue Quill Angler in Evergreen, Colorado are currently offering 20% off on the aforementioned rods. So if you guys are interested, then the link is below.
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Forum: Fly Reels 07-18-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By Leyther
Yet another "reel help" thread.

Hey guys, as most of you know I am relatively new to this sport but I am already looking to upgrade my basic starter reel and I am hoping you knowledgeable people will be able to guide me in the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-18-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Leyther
Re: Animas River

We will be heading down from Denver the morning of August 5th and will be there until the Sunday, however I only plan to spend one day on the river (probably the Saturday) as we are primarily in town...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-16-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Leyther
Re: Animas River

Thanks for the information guys.

I went ahead and emailed Duranglers about what to expect during this time and they replied with: hoppers, caddis, prince nymphs and a few streamers. I will still...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-14-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Leyther
Re: Tips on finding decent high country lakes?

I cannot really help you with finding a detailed map, however the following two links will give you some places to start your adventures.

Colorado Mountain Club's Fly Fishing Section - Colorado...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-13-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Leyther
Animas River

Hey guys, I will be heading to Durango during the first week of August for a few days and wanted to spend some time fishing the Animas while I was there and was just wanting any advise that those...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-13-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Leyther
Four days in the wilderness.

This trip is one that my father-in-law has made with his friend every year for nearly three decades and my partner and I were given the opportunity to experience this wonderful place and after...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,160
Posted By Leyther
Re: Orvis blows.

That is funny because I have had nothing but a positive experience from the all the staff at the Cherry Creek store. In fact, I was just in there a couple of days because the D-ring on the back of my...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-23-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Leyther
Five days, three rivers.

This is the beginning of my first full season of fly-fishing and while the catching of fish has been scarce the enjoyment has been in abundance.

First off my partner and I hit the Deckers area of...
Forum: Flies 06-18-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By Leyther
Orvis fly sale (for those who are interested)

If this is in the wrong section then I apologize, but I just thought it would be polite to inform those who are not aware that Orvis' online store is currently offering a 25% discount when you buy 6...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-08-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,634
Posted By Leyther
Re: The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Great video, thank you for sharing. It looked liked you all had a lot of fun.
Forum: Flies 05-22-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,748
Posted By Leyther
Re: Fly identification-- help.

Thank you Mark and Rip-Tide for all of your help and of course your time. I had no idea that I had accumulated almost a hundred flies and nearly thirty different types-- it was even worse that I had...
Forum: Flies 05-21-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,748
Posted By Leyther
Re: Fly identification-- help.

Thank you for your post your Rip-Tide.

After some checking, there are: 6 Adams, 2 Adams Humpy, 2 Green Humpy, 3 Red Humpy, 3 Lava Caddies, 4 Bead Head Bread Crusts, 2 Bead Head Tunghead Prince...
Forum: Flies 05-21-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,748
Posted By Leyther
Re: Fly identification-- help.

Okay, I believe that I have correctly identified seven types: Griffiths Gnat, Renegade, Crystal Stimulator Kaufman, Nuclear egg, Amy's Ant, San Juan Worm and the Bead Head Crystal Bugger. These are...
Forum: Flies 05-21-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,748
Posted By Leyther
Fly identification-- help.

Hi guys, I have had numerous flies purchased for me this year and unfortunately I have no clue what any of them are and I was wondering if there was an online catalog available or anyone here could...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Leyther
Re: New Fly Fisher in Colorado--Need Guidance

You have gotten some excellent advise from the above people and with myself also being a beginner living in Denver, I have very little to add in the way of fly selection.

However for suggestions...
Forum: Other Gear 05-19-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Leyther
Re: Another wader and wading boot question

This is just a short update to my situation-- I opted against purchasing the G3's, mainly because I couldn't justify spending close to 400 bucks just on a pair of waders. I also decided not buy...
Forum: Other Gear 05-13-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Leyther
Another wader and wading boot question

Just wanted to start off by saying that you guys have a wonderful and very informative forum-- all credit to you.

As for myself, I am a complete novice to fly fishing. I used to do a lot of rod...
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