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Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
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: 168
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: 452
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: 1,029
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...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-24-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Crayfish Patterns?

Spot Remover #2.

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/members/trout-trekker-albums-thngs-picture6546-spot-remover-iii.jpg

These things have been around forever and are simple & cheap to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Abel Super 8 Reel- Issues?

The two Super 8ís in the photo are carbon copies of each other, with no discernable changes to the eye, except that the strength of the graphics on the drag knobs seemed to get more intense with the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Abel Super 8 Reel- Issues?

My initial post was an attempt to provide an answer to the OP that included this information.
His reels serial number, Model and that “ the drag is not clicking like most other abel reels. “
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Abel Super 8 Reel- Issues?

No one said it does.

What I wrote is correct.
If your reel is operating properly, then there is a click when winding in and it's silent when line goes out. The sound you hear is the single pawl...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Abel Super 8 Reel- Issues?

These are a couple of shots of my Super 8ís that might help reinforce or clear up whatís been written to this point. These two reels should span the era ( Serial #Ďs 2400 to S6200 ) of when yours...
Forum: Find a Fishing Partner 03-17-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Sacramento, CA

Kieneís and Fly Fishing Specialties ( Fly Shops - Sacramento area ) host free in store / parking lot fly fairs, which attract good numbers on anglers. Check the websites of each for dates and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,742
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

Unfortunate but timely for this thread. This morning I came across another report of a theft at a well known angling access area on one of our blue ribbon trout waters.
Word is, they sawed through...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By trout trekker
Re: I guess I'm pretty serious about fly fishing now....

Beautiful ride. Youíre right to be beaming with pride of ownership!
That rig would be at home in so many places out here and sheíd be the flagship of the fleet.

Dave
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,742
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

If these crooks are so stupid, then how come they’ve got your stuff and all you have to show for it, is a broken car window of busted out door lock?

A good many of my regular fishing partners are...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-11-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By trout trekker
Re: TFO LK Professional II Series

Anyone looking for a TFO Pro, might want to search around for a TFO Pro Special. They made a run of these rods not to long ago in a very limited number of models. One of them was 8 Ĺí, 5 wt. 4 pc....
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fenwick Aetos - has anyone seen it yet?

As far as I know, none of us have.

West coast ports have been bottle necked for months due to a dispute between longshoremen and the port owners. This has affected all manner of goods coming into...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 977
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Actually Giving It Up, For Now

Weíre in your area on and off throughout the year, so we might just catch you on stage...if we knew what stage that was. So pop in from time to time ( Southwest forum ) and post an update if you can....
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fenwick Aetos - has anyone seen it yet?

I think we are well aware of your feelings on this.
Korea good, China bad. Got it. Lets move on.

Dave
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fenwick Aetos - has anyone seen it yet?

I stopped by three shops, well two fly shops and a mini big box this past rainy Saturday. Iím keeping an eye out for them too, out of curiosity. I didnít see any, but I did notice that Sportsmenís...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,498
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Popular flies you don't like?

Hi, my name is Dave and I have a Muddler.

Where are the donuts and coffee?:D
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,498
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Popular flies you don't like?

Gaining confidence in the Muddler Minnow is part of a twelve step program.

Feel free to join in.

1) Try a #8 White or Yellow Marabou Muddler in a farm pond choked with bass and panfish, in the...
Forum: Flies 03-05-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By trout trekker
Re: What kind of fly is this?

It could be someoneís idea of a Cicada. Hard to tell from the screen Iím looking at.

Best, Dave
Forum: Pacific Southwest 03-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By trout trekker
Re: People work on Wednesday, right?

Thank you JPBfly.

A sunny warm day, water lapping at the hull of the boat, a happy wife and cooperative fish.
Tough hand to beat. ;)

Thanks again, Dave
Forum: Pacific Southwest 03-05-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By trout trekker
People work on Wednesday, right?

Sorry for the choppy nature of the post, I keep getting called away from it.

Yesterday we decided to blow off work and run up the valley to Oroville lake ( Lake Oroville SRA...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,498
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Popular flies you don't like?

moucheur, ;):D

I should've mentioned that all my dry flies, have bead chain eyes.......:thumbsupu
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,498
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Popular flies you don't like?

Here’s my short list: Egg patterns, anything with a conehead / fish skull, Woolhead Streamers, Copper John’s, Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear ( though a copper ribbed H.E. could find it’s way into a box of...
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