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Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Net with Lumbar Pack? Ideas?

We wet a lot and wear hip / fanny / lumbar, etc. packs.
When we carry a net, we use a pair of inexpensive, modified suspenders to carry a net.
...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-28-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Scott S3S for stripers/muskies

Hi Josh,


I’ve owned them from 7’s to 10’s and still have these two, which get used quite a bit.
...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-28-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Zenith and Proaxis discontinued-

Thought that was the name of the new Volkswagen.

Dave;)
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Campground Cost

Tops Iíve seen lately up here, $28.00 for a tent / truck & shell, cab over, etc. basic dry, back in site. $45.00 for pull through with elec & water. Worth it? Seems steep to me.

Then thereís a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-20-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Drift boat value

The listings WJL posted seem to be about right, maybe a bit low for here.

How beat is beat?
Bottom and chine damage?
Interior shape?

The few used Hyde HP's around here, typically ten years...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,040
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Follow the rules, I got my first ticket. :(

Hi Ia Trouter,

How about working on a fix, so the next dad doesn’t run into the same scenario? It’s an idea that your club could work on, possibly enlisting help form the lakes authorities and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hot Weather Wading

From April / May through October the vast majority of our wading will be wet in both fresh and saltwater. I wear Columbia’s ( I think the model is the Bahama II ), the young lady I fish with wears...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-14-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,287
Posted By trout trekker
Re: High-End Rod Appeal

Interesting series of responses.

Something to ask about next time you’re in that destination shop. Ask the owner, in a good year, what do they do in fly sales. Then leaders, tippets, indicators,...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-13-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Rio Fly lines:Mainstream vs Grand

Hi Gary,

How's the SD Bonefish hunt coming along?

Those are rudimentary graphics, meant to help us conceptualize what each line profile offers, but they’re not giving the whole story, much of...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 05-06-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By trout trekker
Re: California Drought affects USA food production

Hi Mike,

My word processor tells me that my answer to that question is currently at 1771 words and with no end in sight, Iím going with a highly abridged version.

Its easy when we're away from...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 05-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By trout trekker
Re: California Drought affects USA food production

B.E.F.ís comments are not without merit.

From out here in the sticks.
If urban Californians could see what's been going on up here for the past several weeks and will continue until the crops...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 04-30-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By trout trekker
Re: New Bill Proclaims Striped Bass Our National Fish

I think all of the suggestions so far have merit, whether based on a fisheries need, a species availability / distribution, abundance of lack thereof, it’s popularity, etc. there are many species...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 04-29-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By trout trekker
New Bill Proclaims Striped Bass Our National Fish

New Bill Proclaims Striped Bass Our National Fish -- WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,563
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Exhort your state's fishing

Great Whites to Bluegill. Bonefish to Steelhead. Golden Trout to Garibaldi. Sacramento Perch to Rainbow Perch. Giant Sea Bass to Spotted Bass. Sometimes you donít know what youíve got, Ďtil you land...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Yep, sorry, but it's another Best Drift Boat thread

Hey Geno,

Kelly offers great advice, get the video or even better get a little professional instruction. It's nothing compared to the price of the boat.

To me, itís not the manufacturer as much...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,381
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Cigars and Fly Fishing

I don't partake and don't see others doing it either... That's not to say it doesn't occur, it just doesn't around me.;)
It gets pretty dry out here and wildfires, even in winter are a constant...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Streamer rod

H Dan,

Iíve have an ancient 697-4 XP ( The same blank as your 9í 6Ē / 6 wt. but with saltwater hardware ). It gets used for all sorts of things, but Itís never had a traditional floating line on...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By trout trekker
Lake Tahoe, Truckee River and a little perspective on the drought.

If you’ve traveled to Lake Tahoe and have done the tourist or family thing, then you’ve probably stopped in at Tahoe City, stood on the sidewalk of the highway 89 bridge and peered into the...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-22-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Need a little help repairing a rod.

The old swear jar just got a dollar richer.:thumbsup:
Forum: Fly Rods 04-20-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Whats the worst cork you've ever seen?

Iím pretty sure the early TFO Proís had crumb cake grips. At least the one I used did. After releasing a few fish and handling the rod with wet hands, the grip filler ( crumb cake topping ) started...
Forum: The Fly Cast 04-20-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By trout trekker
Re: 100 ft casts, real or fiction?

Hey Banjo,

Any number of members out at GGA&CC are capable of doing it and helping others who wish to learn to do it, just for the asking. I know, my abilities in distance casting are the direct...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By trout trekker
Re: New scadden boat

Looks like youíre heading into a summer filled with good times and tight lines.
That boat would be the ticket out here this year.

Tips? Heavy water, might want to take along a spare oar with an...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-08-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hello from NorCal

Welcome John.

Great to see another Californian sign on.

Dave
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By trout trekker
Re: sales of public land to private business

Our last governor had this same sad mindset. A permanent, irreversible solution to a temporary problem. ( budget deficit )

These lands are the inheritance handed down to us by our forefathers and...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-02-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,141
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Drought update

Whose old enough to remember the drought battle cry from the seventies?
ď If itís yellow, it's mellow. If itís brown, flush it down ď
Given our governors last name, I doubt he'll be the one...
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