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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing Today, 10:34 PM
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Posted By mcnerney
Re: All Day May- New Fly pattern

Sorry, it has been over a year since I did that guide trip and can't recall the details well enough, I do remember it looked similar to a Barr Emerger in olive. Like I said earlier, you don't need...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. Today, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By mcnerney
Re: July 28th LMF trip.

I feel your pain on the biting flies, a couple weeks ago I was fishing with Muzzy in the refuge section of the Green river, WY, we used DEET to keep the mosquitoes at bay, but that did nothing to...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Today, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 18
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Conejos, 25 & 26 July

Great trip report, glad you guys hooked into some really nice fish. I've never fished the Conejos, but it certainly sounds like a great river. Next time post up some photos of the river and area,...
Forum: The Lodge Den Today, 10:16 PM
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Views: 54,601
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Show us Your Photography

Tim: Outstanding work, congrats!
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:52 AM
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Views: 46
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Fly fishing around Lake Ogallala in Nebraska

Chased lives in Sidney, NE, send him a pm if he doesn't see your thread, he should be able to give you some useful information on fishing lake Ogallala.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Advice on a pair of wading shoes / boots

Yes I agree, maybe the changeable soles on the Korkers are the answer to your problem.
Forum: Fly Rod Building Today, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 177
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Just finished my 0wt build

Nick: Congrats on that beautiful fly rod, I love the look of the variegated thread wraps.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Advice on a pair of wading shoes / boots

Flyshif: I haven't fished on that kind of surface (flat rock covered in algae / slime), but I'm wondering if you would be better off with a shoe that had cleats (just thinking out loud).
Forum: Pacific Southwest Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By mcnerney
Re: SoCal Locals - We Need the Rain

Thanks for sharing, that was an awesome trip report and the photos were outstanding. I can see why you love to fish those waters, the colors on those Browns and Rainbows are just gorgeous and...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Funny Stuff!

Great story!

Below is a link giving instructions on posting photos. Another method worth mentioning is to use the app Tapatalk on a smart phone, I haven't tried that method but we have several...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By mcnerney
Are You Planning a Trip to Yellowstone NP?

I spotted this fishing report over on the Fly Fishing Yellowstone blog and if your headed for Yellowstone National Park in the near future you might be interested in reading the Tuesday, July 29th...
Forum: Flies Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Parachutes

Sage: I think the others have nailed it. For me personally, with my poor eyesight, I rely on parachute patterns to be able to see the fly on the water. Traditional dries are very difficult for me...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By mcnerney
Re: best places to fish in southern Wyoming

I don't mean to hijack the thread, but what about the Bear river? I have never been down there, so I'm just curious if it fishes well or not and if so if there are any public access points.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Fishing the Green River, WY

Steve: That is a great tip, especially for someone like me with my poor eyesight. I usually, just grease but will give that a try next time I hit the water.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mcnerney
Re: unexpected catch a first

Great looking fish, congrats!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Fishing the Green River, WY

Steve: I primarily was using an EHC with a caddis pupa as a trailer, but my eye sight isn't that good and I missed a number of strikes, so later in the day when the clouds started coming in (making...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By mcnerney
Fishing the Green River, WY

It's been a bit of a dry spell for me, but I finally made it out fishing yesterday, we've had house guests the past week, the in-laws were visiting from Illinois. The brother-in-law wanted to try...
Forum: Flies Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Lasher Fly

Bob: That is one great looking pattern, I just love all the movement it has in the water, congrats!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Green River Trip

Congrats on that great looking Brown trout!

I'm seeing a lot more boat traffic on the Green then in years past. I've been out several times this month and there are always lots of rigs in the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By mcnerney
Re: best places to fish in southern Wyoming

As you head north and have never fished Delaney Buttes lakes (just west of Walden, CO), that is definitely worth fishing, but it fishes best with a float tube or toon. If you don't like stillwater...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Trout Camp

Mike: That was just awesome, congrats!
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 562
Posted By mcnerney
Re: A beginner with a question?

Welcome to the forum and the great sport of fly fishing!

Personally, I always tie tippet to a new tapered leader. For example, I will buy a 9 ft 3x leader and then tie a couple feet of 4x tippet...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Feelin' Blue

Very nice! I remember a story a few years ago where a couple guys were fishing East Newton Lake up by Cody, WY and they were slaying the trophy trout there, but unfortunately, they ran out of blue...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 07-28-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Embracing the power of The Dark Side . . . (midges)

Oh yes, the power of midges. Just ask Joni what she thinks about midges and stillwater fishing.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-28-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By mcnerney
Re: Almont, CO - 07/21/14 to 07/25/14

Great trip report, photos and some gorgeous Browns and Rainbows!!!!!
That sure is beautiful country, I need to make a trip down there. It doesn't surprise me that the water is still a bit high,...
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