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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By kingfish87
Re: My long ovedue Costa Rica fishing report

Thanks for the well wishes guys !
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By kingfish87
My long ovedue Costa Rica fishing report

With the generous help from board members, I had gathered all the necessary gear and made plans for my trip down to Costa Rica last March; however life threw me some curve balls. First I herniated a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Books on Colorado trout streams

Be sure and buy Mary Bartholomew's book on fly fishing in Colorado. Its my bible and I review it before going on any trip away from my home water. Best state-wide resource $ can buy;)

the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-28-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Upper N Platte - Pickaroon Trip Dates

Guys, I'm keepn' my mouth shut 'bout that Encampment River. In checking over my journals I see that I was skunked on that miserable "lil river every time I fished it. God only knows why I kept going...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-26-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Upper N Platte - Pickaroon Trip Dates

I've fished and camped in that area a number of times and agree with you that it is a great spot. Catching the salmonflies this year may be difficult though. I think they will come off the 2cd -3rd...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Seeking Colorado Mountain Whitefish (Video)

Great Video - thanks for posting it. I'd love to get my wife on that size stream and have her get some fish on a dry fly this seson! Thanks again!

the Kingfish
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-14-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Ruedi-Frying Pan

My limited experience is that the Pan is pretty "technical" fishing based upon the number of people hiring a large number of guides everyday of the summer and fall months. Most want to catch a "fish...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By kingfish87
Re: I don't hate snow but I hate bad fishing!

Now that is tough fishing conditions ... It looks like you are months away from being able to really fish those little creeks. I suspose you can lick your wounds by going over to the Big Horn and...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-10-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Best brown trout river in Colorado

Thanks for the thoughts, gentlemen! I had also thought of the Animas through the Durango area, but having never fished down there I was wondering about the access. I have heard that the water right...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Salmon Fly Season?

My experience is that the Salmonfly hatch here in Colorado is usually in 1st to 3rd weeks of June - during the height of run-off :( At least that has been my experience. I chased it for about 10...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By kingfish87
Best brown trout river in Colorado

Hi guys. Spring is (hopefully) not more than a month or two away ! At any rate, this year I'm going to target Brown trout using streamers and am wondering what you guys consider the best rivers in...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By kingfish87
Re: North Platte River-Treasure Island to Saratoga

Hi ! I've done this little float many times in a canoe - you will have no problems whatsoever with any white water in that portion. You will need to be careful not to get too close to the banks and...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,361
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Fly Fishing The Surf

Welcome to the surf! and the Forum. Finding this forum is the best first step in making preparation to fly fish Salt Water. I would recommend two good books which are somewhat the "Bibles" for SW...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By kingfish87
Re: The Unicorn...

Good job and a nice story. We learn from our experiences - and I have learned a little something from you tale also. That one whopper Permit will keep you going back to the same little flats for a...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,970
Posted By kingfish87
Re: 8wt Reel

Plus 1 on the Allen Alpha III. a lot of reel for your $$

the Kingfish
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Any recommendations on where to buy SW flies on line

Thanks, guys for all the input. I've looked around for some tying equipment and quickly found that the vise is the most expensive part - which I sorta knew anyway. I can buy a AA real cheap to give...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-25-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Any recommendations on where to buy SW flies on line

Thanks for the suggestions, guys (and gals - if any there B). I have been giving some thought to tying 'em myself and I am encouraged by hearing they are fairly easy to tie. Right now, I'm spending...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-21-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By kingfish87
Any recommendations on where to buy SW flies on line

I hope this is appropriate to ask forum members... I don't tie flies (at least not yet anyway) and so I need to buy a handful of Deceivers, Clousers, and Poppers for a March trip down to Costa Rica...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-26-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Warm fishing in September!

Welcome to the Salt forum, Boonies ! Far be for me to offer specific suggestions as I am also new to the Saltwater and really know nothing other than what I've learned by lurking on this forum and...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-18-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Some California central coast surf fishing...

Great report and photos ! Are you maybe along the coast in Marin County in that first photo ?

Holy Mackerel !
Kingfish
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-09-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By kingfish87
Re: of Knots & Nicks...

Hey Rip Tide, aha ! I will use your trick, thanks much.
I was going to mention in my initial post that I saved mastering the Bimini twist for another day... thought I'd first try and build up...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-09-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By kingfish87
of Knots & Nicks...

Hello guys ! I spent a good part of my last weekend inside (high temperature outside was about 10 degrees F.) learning to tie the knots that Lefty recommends in his book. All good with tying the...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-09-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Please allow me to introduce myself..and say Thanks!

Thanks again for the very warm welcome, guys !

Wow ! now that is some Kingfish, Jim - even when belly-up. BTW, a very cool looking dude in that snapshot too !

I have heard tell there may be a...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-05-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By kingfish87
Re: Please allow me to introduce myself..and say Thanks!

Guys, thanks for the warm welcome !


Kingfish
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-05-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By kingfish87
Please allow me to introduce myself..and say Thanks!

Hello, and thanks to all the Forum members! I have been lurking on this saltwater forum for a couple of months now and would like to express my sincere thank you to all of you who through your...
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