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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-13-2012, 09:37 PM
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Posted By hillbilly rick
Talking Help with Pacific Northwest

This Sept. I'll be heading to Marysville Wa. I'll have my 9' 7wt fly rod in tow. I fished the Sound with my brother(he lives there) around Kayak point, 2 years ago and we caught nothing. The humpies...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-17-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: First warm water fly fishing trip.

Ok, I convinced. I'm grabbing my rod and heading out the door now. There are fish to battle:starwars:
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-17-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: The niche game...

What a story, great pictures of beautiful scenery. Thanks for posting this, it is inspiring::thmbup:
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-17-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Smallmouth & Crappie on Fly Video

Nice fish,
Looks like a good day at a good spot.:thmbup:
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-02-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,346
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: river smallmouth advice

Very helpful thread, I hope, the bigger smallies:confused: Have skunked me on the fly so far. Spin fishin', I do well.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-02-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Great day on the creek.

Nice fish, I just can't seem to get the good ones to hit the fly. I'm using Olive Clousers/lead eyes and a brown craw. Nothin' but little guys.
Great job! send some my way:clap:
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Fishin' buddy drowned, R.I.P. Bubba

Thanks again folks,
The Mrs. is still taking it hard, and I haven't fished the spot again.
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,953
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: 4 pc VS. 2pc fly rods.

I do see your point, but, Ive flown, driven, 4wheeled and hiked with my 9' 2pc and have had no problems. Yes it may have been easier to pack a 4pc, but carrying it didn't take the smile from my face....
Forum: Fly Reels 05-26-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By hillbilly rick
Shakespeare Russell 1895 ???

I was given this reel by my Great Aunt, it had been her husband's and was on an old bamboo rod that is a wall hanger now.
I had another reel on my 7wt but put this one on to see how it felt. The...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,953
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: 4 pc VS. 2pc fly rods.

My 9' 2 piece has a hard case and I've had it on a plane, as a carry on, in my car, truck and on my ATV. The case also has a shoulder strap.
A few weeks ago I was fly fishing with a buddy and his...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-26-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Can I fish for trout with a 7wt?

Schrederman,
I've been putting 10 hour+ days, for the last three days(took today off:lol2:) with my 7wt with no fatigue problems. Then again, if I had been catching anything bigger than 'gills I...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-25-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: proud papa!

That bass doesn't look 5 years old:doh: just kiddin'.
You should be proud, look at that smile. Better to get her hooked on fishin'. Way to go:icon_mrgr.
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Fishin' buddy drowned, R.I.P. Bubba

Fellow Flyfishers,
Thanks for your kind words, the last few days were rough.
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By hillbilly rick
Fishin' buddy drowned, R.I.P. Bubba

The other evening I went fishin' with my most loyal fishin' buddy. He followed me up and down the river like he has for the last 9 years, being a very strong swimmer I never worried about him.
...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-25-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Fly line memory??

Fished yesterday after pulling my line and it was better. I then got snagged and pulled to break the line or pull the fly loose, and it straightened the line even more.
Now I know.
Thanks...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-20-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Fly line memory??

Hey Riptide, I'm with you on the big fish. Uh, can ya send one my way?
I tried stretching it by hand to no avail. I'll try tying it to something and stretching it. Went out yesterday and got a...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-18-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Carp and Bluegill kind of week

It's been my experience smaller 'gills spawn first, go back in a week or so and there should be bigger ones on the same nests.:secret:
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-17-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,242
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Adventures in a Storm Drain!!

Yes they are:D, but I get to take them huntin' and fishin' and it's a blast.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-17-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,242
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Adventures in a Storm Drain!!

What fly were ya usin' to catch that little human? Sure is a purty one, but what ever fly you used, I'm throwin' all mine out, don't need no more o' them. Just found out grand kid #15 is on the way. ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-17-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Gar attack and monster fish

While trolling for crappie, My friend hooked a 5' longnose gar.
I got the honor of removing the hook and yes the thing bit my thumb. It was just a nick but got infected.
While wading in the...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-16-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,695
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Chasing Channel Cats - 2012

Aw come on guys, you don't really think that fish is that big, Do ya? I mean my wife has a couple of them yard gnomes that have fishin' rods. Them thar rods is only a foot long, it makes the fish...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-16-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: The dark water. (Predator smallie)

Man that's beautimous, now...:secret: just where is this run???
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,712
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: anyone using those new sun protection shirts

That's kinda my point too Noiso. In my neck o' the woods the buff may get ya shot:eek:
Forum: Fly Lines 05-16-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: Fly line memory??

As usual, you guys rock. I'll try the hand stretch method tomorrow, if that doesn't work, into the sink with it.
Thank you much,
Rick
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,712
Posted By hillbilly rick
Re: anyone using those new sun protection shirts

I used to lay asphalt in the early to mid 80s. We young fellers liked to expose our deep tans and Herculean figures to the passing ladies. One day I noticed one of the "old guys" wearing a long...
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