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Forum: Great Lakes Region 03-04-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Can someone help a young man?

Let's keep this on the top; EXACTLY WHERE???

Fred
Forum: Fly Tying Articles 03-04-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By fredaevans
Wink Re: Dead Chicken

All those 'taint Dead Chickens. :icon_arro Toys, mere toys not worthy of a second glance.

Wait till you see the size of the Steelhead pattern; now that Boys and Girls IS the size of a dead...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Don't know if SAS will be awarded for 'Post of the Day' but he's close.

Just midnight here in Southern Oregon; I will hold off on my 'vote' for a bit.
:D
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-04-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up For you Wyoming folks, this could be fun to attend.

Fly-fishing events scheduled for next week - Laramie Boomerang Online (http://www.laramieboomerang.com/articles/2015/03/03/outdoors/doc54f13fa4085ec152430669.txt)
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,060
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Are We Over-Thinking/Over-Engineering?

I LOVE that last line ..... actually fly lines. The last two (on my desk) I need to spool are real silk. Stiff as a board at the moment, each will have to be 'stretched' before each use, dried off as...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 637
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Buyers remorse, do u ever get it? Please help lol.

I ramble again.

Only think of twice. 10-11 (something like that) a quarter of a dollar came hard. Bus down to 'Warshall'' in Seattle, I need my first Steelhead rod/reel/gear. Whole thing was ...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-02-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By fredaevans
Talking Silver Creek gets my vote for 'Post of the Day.'

Back in the day when I was a 'Gear Guy' .... dead on how every lead-chucker Steelheader made up his leaders. Maxima 'solid' for the butt section, (20 to 30 pound depending upon where you wanted to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Thank you forum sponsors!

+1!!!!!

Fred Evans
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 983
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Furled leaders: Are they right for me?

My first were from Joni; magic on a light 2hander. First phone call: "You are going to use them on a spey rod? Let me think about this and call you back."

Couple of weeks later, mail-note, 'Let me...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 927
Posted By fredaevans
Re: 45 Days in the USA and Only For Fishing

"So imagine spending a day, plus an extra hotel room, plus driving 600 miles, just to get to worthwhile enough fishing for you to stop."

That would just get me a bit inside Montana. Rest stops,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-28-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Good Man! Worth every penny.

When it comes to 'How To' no better book was ever written. Large colour photo's, 3 ways to do a procedure, all three of them are demonstrated.

fae
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-27-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Mr. Spock GONE!!!!! NO WAY SHOULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED!

"Live long and prosper."

Captain Kirk, 'This is about to get interesting.'

'I think so too Mr. Spock, 'shields up' might be a good idea?'
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 293
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Lever action reels

Wanted to buy one of those 50-60 (?) years ago. Old fellow pointed at it and asked 'Why?' I had no answer. Purchased a couple of Phlug Supreme's at 'Warshall's' in Seattle (if you really are 'old'...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-27-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Mr. Spock GONE!!!!! NO WAY SHOULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED!

Indeed C 'O F. What other 'character' could look at a camera, raise an eyebrow, command a TV screen? Millions watching.
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-27-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs down Mr. Spock GONE!!!!! NO WAY SHOULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED!

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/27/arts/television/leonard-nimoy-spock-of-star-trek-dies-at-83.html?_r=0
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 927
Posted By fredaevans
Re: 45 Days in the USA and Only For Fishing

Me Too! Casbar (however you spell that); hand on my shoulder-finger point: 'You do not go down that alley.' :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

I can take a hint. Hungry, pocket full of pre-Euro money, no...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-27-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,662
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Rods You Just Can't Part With

So hear you! I have a 5 and a 7 XP. Everything else I cast is a 2hander. For 'close in work,' these two cover 99% of what I need.

fae
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-27-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By fredaevans
Talking Re: "My First Time." I'm not going there but think I was 18.

Back on the water; dog(s) by your side: "God is in His Heaven and All Things are Good."

Good News!

Fred
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 02-27-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By fredaevans
Re: I'm in!!

Seth honestly don't know the answer to that as Steve Godshall built both for me, as well as the lines. I just looked up, cheque book in hand: 'How Much?'

No disrespect meant to others, but you...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By fredaevans
Wink Re: Southern Oregon and the Winter that didn't come.

Too late now RR. 'Dog-Dog,' Mz. Turkey, sitting in the back yard soaking up the sun. I'll leave the back door adjust so she can come in side when ready.

Years back, motor home.

Sandy/Husky, a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By fredaevans
Exclamation Re: Hiking boots

Yes! Yes!! Yes!!:thumbsupu Summer 'wet wading,' Magic with a set of heavy socks.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 02-26-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By fredaevans
Red face You have no idea what you just started ......

:welcomean:welcomean:welcomean "Welcome to the DARK SIDE Young Luke Skywalker. The path is hard, but worth the walk."

If I'm any example, this will be the first of many ....... :secret: Love my 2...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Leader Question

Yes and No Randy. Because, bulk wise, they are thicker they will cause a spray. You will really see this if you're using a spey rod. On moving water this is not a big deal, on still water (lake) it...
Forum: Other Gear 02-26-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By fredaevans
Re: What size backpack for gear & tube ?

Weight wise 'flated/deflated' shouldn't make much, if any difference. 'Air' is pretty light. :D One way or the other you're going to have to carry the pump to 'top it off' at some point. The question...
Forum: Other Gear 02-24-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 567
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Best polarized glasses?

God can I 'relate!' My first issue lenses were just 'black.' Like really-really black. From that point on all my duty was after dark. Eye Guy: "You have the eyes of an owl, nothing but night duty for...
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