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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-30-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By skrap
Re: Bitterroot Area - Advice please

Ha! Mines about 1100 miles. Good to know about the patterns and rod sizes. I have Allen setups in 3 wt and 6 wt that I'll use. I was wondering about the water levels so we will see, I guess. As...
Forum: The Lodge Den 06-29-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By skrap
Re: Uh, watch out for beaver

Ha! About 5 months ago my wife, myself and 11 year old son were watching that movie on Netflicks. That scene came on and as soon as he said that line my wife and I gave each other that "oh chit"...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-29-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By skrap
Bitterroot Area - Advice please

So, haven been on the forum in a while. Lots going on in a good way and need to get some help/advice.

Doing our annual MT vacation and will be heading out to the Bitterroot Valley in mid August. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,669
Posted By skrap
Re: Fly Shop Owners?

I'm one of the bigger newb fly guys on here. I was in MT last month and between the 7-8 shops I was in I was treated very well. All the guys very helpful. Some more than others but still great to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By skrap
Scrap's 2014 Madison County, MT Fly Trip

So, ted4887 inspired me to do a trip report of my vacation to the Madison River and surrounding areas, however, mine report will be posted as I go and the pics will not be as great as teds as I only...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,302
Posted By skrap
Re: Montana Trip 2014

Nice report and great pics. I'll be on the Madison in 12 days and these pics don't help my immediate urge to head out now. Will be about 10-12 miles down stream of the Slide Inn.

Ted, what kind...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,794
Posted By skrap
Re: Fly Rod Car Carriers

This offset coupler

Spears 429-E Series PVC Pipe Fitting, Eccentric Coupling, Schedule 40, White, 6" x 4" Socket: Industrial Pipe Fittings: Amazon.com: Industrial &...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By skrap
Safe, affordable overnight on Hwy 20, Northern Idaho?

So, the family and I are heading to the Madison on Aug 15th. We are road trippin' it from SoCal. Friday night we will stay in Vegas just to have fun and relax at the pool then get up real early on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By skrap
Re: Watercraft Advice Needed

Here's a link for you to check out. The Old Decker and Old River Square Sterns are what I'd get. Canoe + 5 hp outboard = screaming down the river. :D

Square Stern Canoes...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By skrap
Re: My fishing buddy is a snake!

I'm fairly certain poison ivy doesn't not grow in SoCal or possibly the SW. I'll have to check.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By skrap
Re: Fly Prices to Rise

Whatever ones your sick of looking at feel free to send my way.;)
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 07-04-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,917
Posted By skrap
Re: July Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Aside from the caption, the dude with the monkey mask on has a left hand that is very....well.........monkey-like. Look at the damn thing! I'm not sure he isn't a real money.

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Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By skrap
First Fish on Fly in 30+ years.....

So, as some of you may remember, from my prior posts, i have recently got back into flyfishing. I have really geared up and have just about everything I need. Our family is currently vacationing in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,380
Posted By skrap
Re: How to Stay Safe in Bear Country

You sold an Anaconda?!?! Don't you know one rarely feels good about ever selling a firearm. I had a S&W568 nickel 6" .357 I sold in college for $300 for beer money to a very wealthy fraternity...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,380
Posted By skrap
Re: How to Stay Safe in Bear Country

The only .44mag +P+ loads BB makes is the 340gr hardcast. I have these I shoot out of my Colt Anaconda. It is very unpleasant to almost painful.

Btw, If in fact you are shooting the 340gr +P+...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By skrap
Re: Yellowstone Backcountry

How old are your boys? That would be my deciding factor.
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 986
Posted By skrap
Re: Father's Day Gifts

My wife and I tend to email each other gifts we would like for the particular occasion. She must have forgotten and had it shipped to the house instead of her work. I know I am getting two boxes of...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By skrap
Re: Overnight Float and Fish

For food. I would pack some basic snacks you normally eat and them for more of a meal I would look at Mountain House dehydrated packets. They have a huge selection and are actually quite tasty for...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By skrap
Re: 5 wt. vs. 5/6 wt.

From a nOOb fly fisherman I say the difference is marketing. If I make a rod labeled for 5/6 weight I am losing sales. The customer will buy the 5/6 weight rod to do a wide range of fishing...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 06-09-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,322
Posted By skrap
Re: The Streamers Box 2014

Jerry, sending payment for the Streamers shortly. Thanks
Hoby
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By skrap
Re: Video: How Wolves Change Rivers

Ummmm, No! Don't buy it. Mayby some of the first 30-45 seconds where some of the bushes and grasses cam back a bit more but the rest of it.........no.

Trees quintupled in size in just 7 years...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By skrap
Cutthroat Leader Giveaway

All. I ordered a bunch of Mike's leaders the last couple weeks. At some point a couple of my leaders got mixed up a bit. He has the correct leaders coming my way today. So, I have several that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By skrap
Re: if you had to; what knot for 7x to size 10 dry fly?

Wayne, that was fantastic! At first I thought how the heck am I going to be able to tie that knot with the hemos in my sausage fingers. But dame that looks easy. Also, kept browsing related...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-02-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By skrap
Re: Madison River Opening Weekend Report

That's awesome. Looked like lots of fun. I'll be there in several months, can't wait.
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By skrap
Re: kindness on the river.

I'm not sure I understand your second to last sentence. I get not wanting to divulge a "secret" stream or location or whatnot but why the secrecy of the type of fly? Wasn't this thread all about...
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