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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By parsond
Lost fly box

Hello everyone,

I lost a fly box last Saturday while floating the Green in Wyoming below Fontenelle Dam. It fell out of the boat somewhere between the Dam and Dodge Bottom. I am pretty sick about...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By parsond
Re: My last trout.

Well Said.

20 years ago I took a huge pay cut so I could live in Wyoming. I came here for the trout and elk. I'm still here. I made it work. No regrets.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By parsond
Re: Stupid is as stupid does

I have done this a few times brother!

I lost a net the same way, an extra spool for an old Ross reel, and about 6 spools of floro tippet...oops. I also left a large fly box FULL of nymphs some...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 05-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,094
Posted By parsond
Re: May Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

"...and the band played on"

---------- Post added at 02:29 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:28 PM ----------

The new head has a serious flush to it

---------- Post added at 02:30 PM...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By parsond
Re: Looking for a Plan B... Help!

Its a couple of my cousins who are pretty hard core anglers. They will do 14 hour days in any weather.

I thought about the lower Green in Utah. I have never been on the "C" section and I am really...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By parsond
Re: Steamers: Because they work

Dude... It sounds like you ARE a decent fisherman! Own it!! Also, the right retrieve to use when fishing streamers is the one thats catching fish. I am jealous... I have not caught a crappie in 20...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By parsond
Re: Are specialized fly lines overkill?

Naw...its not important. I do think the little differences in line tapers and weight distribution do help with certain techniques, but not enough to replace a line that already does what you need it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By parsond
Re: Anyone done business with Myflies.com?

Cool guys thanks!

I have my misgivings in that my summer work keeps me pretty busy and I would guess thats when most orders come in. I have never tied commercially, but I think I might enjoy it. I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By parsond
Re: Recommendations for a Fishing Camera

I recently got a Galaxy s5 Smart phone and I have to admitt I am very pleased with it. It is water resistant to 5 meters, takes great photos witha 16mp camera, and the battery lasts forever when on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By parsond
Re: Anyone using a pop-up camper for trips?

I have one I got at a very good price 4 years ago. I often live in it for a week or 3 at a time during my guiding season (May-October). I jacked it up 4" and put oversized tires on it so I could more...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By parsond
Anyone done business with Myflies.com?

I found this web site Myflies.com and I am considering applying to tie for them and perhaps promoting our guiding business with there. Has anyone done business with these folks? Here is their web...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By parsond
Looking for a Plan B... Help!

Hey folks,

I have family coming out in Mid-June and flows on my home water are forecasted to be at unfishable levels. I am looking for a kind soul to clue me in on fishing in another area... maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,042
Posted By parsond
Re: Just finished 2week FlyFish road trip. CO-WY-MT-ID-WY-CO

What a FANTASTIC trip! Very Very cool that you did this!!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By parsond
Re: What TROUT did i catch

Hey! This is my home water I am on 70-90 times a year. Thats a Brown for sure. Was the water still off color up there? I didn't get out this weekend. The flows are supposed to go to 8,000+ cfs which...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By parsond
Re: Your go to streamer rod

I am currently having a love affair with a Sage "One" 9-foot 6wt. rigged with a Rio Streamer Tip 6ips line. From a drift boat its about as good as it gets. For wading I put a shooting head on the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By parsond
Very High flows in Wy/Ut

So the streamflow forecasts are out for the Green in Wyoming and Utah. We will see VERY high flows of 8,000cfs below both Dams until late July/Early August.

Does anyone know how the Green in Utah...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,448
Posted By parsond
Re: Pike in my trout stream

They eat trout. Maybe that would be ok in some waters that have an overpopulation problem, in others it could really change the fishery in ways some FF would not like.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,448
Posted By parsond
Re: Pike in my trout stream

They eat trout. Maybe that would be ok in some waters that have an overpopulation problem, in others it could really change the fishery in ways some FF would not like.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 725
Posted By parsond
Re: Favorite Old Rod

Not sure they are that "old" but I would trade my 4 Sage XP's for anything!
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 931
Posted By parsond
Re: Two biggest lies a man tells his wife!

I walked into a Sally's Craft store with my little bride the other day so she could pick up some crafting stuff and found $130 worth of materials for fly tying!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By parsond
Re: Get away spot

I have been there Brother… an 18 year marriage died VERY unexpectedly and then my best friend of 20 years passed away all in a short period of time. I will not say I know what you are going...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,504
Posted By parsond
Re: How old is your 'fishing car?'

Its a 2002 Jeep Wrangler. Lifted 4" with good oversized off road tires and some cheesy PVC rod tubes on the top I made myself...and you can sure tell I am no craftsman. However, I can put 4 fully...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By parsond
Re: The Universal fisherman...

This was great stuff!!! I seem to do better when I "hunt" fish. Approach a spot with the attitude that you are keeping your presence hidden... use cover, watch your shadow, don't be loud, avoid...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-23-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By parsond
Re: The day that never happened sort of...

Hey guys,

The shooting head worked pretty well, but it seems to be more useful for covering water than accurate/quick casts from a moving boat. I think it will be more of a walk/wade tool maybe....
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-22-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By parsond
Re: The day that never happened sort of...

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