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Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,518
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Pontoon boats

Another alternative is the Watermaster boat. It packs into a backpack weighing 40lbs. It's great for floating rivers and in lakes its pretty good aswell. It's also fairly affordable which is a...
Forum: Pacific 05-04-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,503
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: British Columbia

Northwest BC has killer salmon and steelhead fishing - world class lodges such as the Silver Hilton and Nimo Bay lodge are in this area. There is also great trout fishing both on the island and in...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-27-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,586
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: What else have you caught

A really good warmwater fighting fish are carp. I know we all cringe at the sound of carp but they will give you a serious run for your money if they have space, they also eat pretty weird stuff...
Forum: The Fly Cast 04-25-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Roll casting help needed

pretty much agree with the above except i haul on the line on the forward part to shoot a little extra line. A shorter leader will also be a big help it'll make it much easier to turn the fly over.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Fly Shops in the UK

check out the house of hardy store in downtown london, last i heard they greet you at the door in a tuxedo :icon_razz - might wana leave the wallet at home though hehehe
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Question about learning devices

well just like golf - fly fishing is pretty hard to learn out of a book. Mel Kreiger's Introduction to fly fishing is a pretty good video. It goes over the basics of fly fishing and he'll show you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Teaching others the ropes of fly fishing ?

If you are teaching someone the ropes of fly fishing does that mean your teaching them to cast? or to fish? Because there is a big difference between looking pretty on the water and or lobbing a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: How important is line?

A weight forward flyline is one of the most common and versatile flylines made today. If you are trout fishing or casting short distances a WF or DT would be fine, the advantage of the DT is you can...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Steelhead Fishing Remedy

Steelhead are goofy thats for sure. It does seem odd, you fish the same hole for an hour, leave and a new guy walks in and smokes one. Is it the fly? presentation? a new fish? My dad and I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: How many do you really use?

I also am a pack rat, I was best friends with an old rep for T & T hehe.
I have about a dozen rods and only use 3 of them.

Trout: T & T 8'6 5wt
Salmon: T&T 9' 9wt or Sage 9' 8wt
Steelhead: T&T...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Do you fly fish all year ?

All year round here on Vancouver Island. My goal is to catch a steelhead in every month. :p
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-09-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,096
Posted By steelheadrob
Re: Rookie questions, tippets and leaders

Hi Kraig,

If your are fishing a 4 weight line I am going to assume you are fishing for trout. In that case you would want to use a 4x or 5x leader. Tippet is what you attach to the thin end of...
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