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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-20-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: New setup is here!!!

Hah yea they are both well out of my pricerange, I just got a sweet deal on the pair that was impossible to pass up!

Thank you, I really hope so!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-18-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: New setup is here!!!

That's what I was assuming Fred, thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-18-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: New setup is here!!!

So I was offered some Redington Dry chest waders for $200, or I can go with the Simms Freestone Stockingfoots for $149. Anybody have any opinions with either of these, or advice on which one I should...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-01-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: New setup is here!!!

Haha yea growing up in Iowa I didn't have much need for chest waders-now being in Montana its a definite need!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-01-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
New setup is here!!!

Woohoo!!!

My new all everything setup came in-Winston BIIIX 9' 6# matched with a Hatch 5+ Finatic!!!

By far the nicest setup I have ever casted, and most likely will ever own haha.

Found...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-04-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Streamer patterns for fall?

Perfect, I will check that out thanks!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-04-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Streamer patterns for fall?

Going fishing this weekend, hitting up the lower Madison and Gallatin river depending on which has less people!

Just wondering which patterns/sizes I should pick up from Troutfitters Friday...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-31-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Winston BIIIX 9'6" reel?

Going to be putting some kind of Lamson on it, thinking the Lite Speed or Speedster. The Guru isn't bad for the $ either.

Will be my all around, do everything rod here in Montana. #10 streamers,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Hyde drift boats?

I am hopefully on the cusp of getting a much better pay I job, and will be in the market for a drift boat. Doesnt have to be new but I would like a warranty and a trailer.

Seems like for the price...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,813
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Winston Passport Vs. Sage VXP. Best all-around?

Where are the VXP's on discount if I may ask?
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-12-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

I need to get a drift boat! That was a ton of fun
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

Thanks!

And thanks for posting the pictures for me
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

Could I send someone some pics to post for my by chance? Not working on my phone for some reason
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

It was, we had an absolute blast and I can't wait to get out and try some more rivers here
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

My parents came to visit last week, and Dad and I booked a trip with Stonefly Inn & Outfitters this past Monday (28th).

Fished the Jefferson by Twin Bridges, had an absolute blast. Perfect weather...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 04-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First fish of the year

I saw a few good prices on the Echo rods, lifetime warranty sure doesn't hurt!

---------- Post added at 04:01 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:01 PM ----------

Those Echo rods were @...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 04-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: First fish of the year

It really is, I can't wait to get back out there again this weekend. And hopefully the boss will quit calling meetings earlier than we are usually supposed to be to work so I can get out in the...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 04-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
First fish of the year

A buddy and I went to fish the Gallatin river last Sunday.

I found out that my 8'6" Cabela's Fish Eagle II 5 wt is much too flexible, made mending pretty tough.

I was able to catch my first...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Tying class!

First week was a lot of fun! Tyed a wooly hugger and San Juan worm, with enough materials to practice at home!

Wife did really well, I need to get some instruction for tying on the feather for the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Tying class!

My wife and I signed up for a 5 week fly tying class at Montana Troutfitters here in Bozeman!

I have tied a few flies before, but am excited to get some professional advice and teaching. My wife...
Forum: Flies 03-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
What's your favorite?

I am just wondering what your favorite early spring streamer is for bigger rivers....

The catch is that you can only use a med/fast action 5 wt...
Forum: Flies 03-13-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,219
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: Members Fly Boxes

All of these are quite impressive. I have a nymph box and a small dry fly box haha. I need to get a vise!!
Forum: Flies 03-13-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: A few final ties and then I'll stop

Looks good! I am busy saving up for fly tying materials and a Renzetti Traveller so I can keep myself busy as well
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
Re: 5wt for streamers?

Thanks for the heads up! Seemed to me like most of the guys in the fly shops were using 7wt rods and throwing big articulated streamers.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By hawkeyeflyfisher
5wt for streamers?

Streamer season is upon us here in Bozeman! I have a Cables Fish Eagle II 8'6" 5wt, would that work for streamers? I know thats not an ideal weight, trying to convince my wife how important it is to...
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