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Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By kevin2
Re: Waterproof Pack-Sling options & Patagonia Stormfront Hip Pack OPINIONS

All very helpful information. The Westwater has dropped off the radar, that is for sure! The Stormfront was already at the top, so it appears to be the way I'm going to head.

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By kevin2
Re: Waterproof Pack-Sling options & Patagonia Stormfront Hip Pack OPINIONS

SOMEBODY has to have an opinion OR have owned one of these waterproof/ish packs! NO!
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By kevin2
Waterproof Pack-Sling options & Patagonia Stormfront Hip Pack OPINIONS

I moved from a vest to a pack this year. I love the operation of my new Fishpond Waterdance Pack. But, it would get wet pretty easy, even when I had it riding up as high as I could get it. Then I'd...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By kevin2
Re: Planned on throwing BIG dries... but plans change

Pretty Trout

I've got to get me some of that Loon Outdoors Knot-sense / Aqua-seal stuff. It has been in my ebay cart for months!
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By kevin2
Re: On our Big Fishing vacation

Were you with your kids casting with me?



---------- Post added at 11:02 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:07 AM ----------

We've continued to catch lots of fish. But, no 20+ inchers to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By kevin2
Re: On our Big Fishing vacation

WE caught about 12 nice trout tonight, mostly high teens. One 25 incher was a foot from in the net before he said goodbye, I could see him clear as day in the crystal clear water with my head lamp on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By kevin2
Re: On our Big Fishing vacation

In Michigan. The Hex are flying right now.
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By kevin2
On our Big Fishing vacation

On our big fishing vacation. 9 days. Skunked day one, first time this year that neither of us caught a fish. Only good thing was, I had on a giant 2 times and got broke off.

Day 2 we hit the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By kevin2
Re: Delaware River float trip ?

I did a trip down the Delaware 15 years ago or so. Worst trip of my life. Beautiful river too. I don't have the outfitters info any longer, but I wouldn't even give it out, as he sucked worst then...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By kevin2
Re: Pretty good day

Nice photos. One big fat dandy there to go with the other beauties...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By kevin2
Re: Possible relief for back pain

I moved to a sling/lumbar pack to deal with the same issues. I seem to have solved the problem. I got the Waterdance Guide Pack. I tried on in person almost every option out there at the MidWest Fly...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By kevin2
Re: What to expect from a guide?

Sounds like you might have a keeper. Hope it all goes well...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By kevin2
Re: What to expect from a guide?

I've used several guides, and they are all different. Best thing to do is find a local fishing forum AND post the question about getting a good guide for a beginner. To me, that is your best bet, as...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By kevin2
Re: Fly Fishing NOOB - Introduction/Couple questions!

Killer photos. I'd love to do some fishing like that.
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By kevin2
Re: The Hex are hatching

yes, I can imagine that. I often see shells on the ground while bow hunting. I know that fishing line is a big problem. I am really making a effort to capture any small pieces that I trim off of my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By kevin2
The Hex are hatching

I had my new Fiberglass Cabelas CGR & Orvis SUperFine Glass out fishing for big Browns, as we heard that the Hex had begun on our favorite River in Michigan. My son and I took a quicky trip up north...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By kevin2
Re: New to fly fishing

Welcome!

You are off to a great start, you have caught several fish, own your own fly rod, and you already own a Cabin!

Life is good. Enjoy the journey.
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By kevin2
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By kevin2
Re: Couple peronal record Browns for us

I used a $25 coupon & a 20% off sale to get it for under $300. Really a nice casting rod. Besides my Helios, it has to be my new favorite rod. I do enjoy the CGR too, but the Orvis Glass is in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By kevin2
Couple peronal record Browns for us

My son and I caught our personal best un-guided Browns Wednesday. I caught 2 more trout Thursday night.

I used my new Cabelas CGR rod to catch all my trout. It casts so sweet. Effortless distance...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 06-12-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 70,923
Posted By kevin2
Dry your fly off with a rubber band...

I was asked to add this trick to this thread by another member. Enjoy!

I hate my old style fly drying patch, as it works, but getting the flies back off the hair the next day is always annoying!...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By kevin2
Drying your Flies off trick/s

I hate my old style fly drying patch, as it works, but getting the flies back off the hair the next day is always annoying! So, I was looking for an alternative to it. While searching the web I came...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By kevin2
Re: It's now or never

Have fun. My big vacation starts July 1st. MIGHT get out for a day trip before then, but not likely.

Enjoy!
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By kevin2
Re: My New 1 peice Cabelas Prime Fly Rod arrived!

I've been buying gear from Cabelas for nearly 40 years, and I know at one time they actually used PVC tubes to ship 1 peice rods, as I bought more then one back in the day & actually still have 1...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By kevin2
My New 1 peice Cabelas Prime Fly Rod arrived!

Ooowww, I got an email saying my Cabelas package had arrived, so I went to the front door to get it AND this is what I found!

I actually laughed when I saw the tube. After taking these photos & a...
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