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Forum: The Lodge Den 06-22-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 782
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fishing Reports for FFF Friends Rather Than the Google Hordes.

I deeply agree with some of the statements made so far in this thread.
I’ll be going beyond the boundaries of the immediate conversation here and hopefully bring it back full circle.

My take,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,003
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Service Temporarily Unavailable

…that and “ Connection Timed Out “, only getting these messages on this site, off and on for about a week now.
Other than not being able to get the site to load, everything is working great.:D
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-16-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hitting The Century Mark...

Thanks Jerry for posting Franks milestone.

Happy belated Birthday Frank.
The Ultimate, Dave.

Here’s a little special edition Matarelli eye candy for the aficionados among us.
...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-14-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By trout trekker
Re: 2-4-6-8 what do you appreciate?

O.K., I'll play.
I jump around from species to species and from Stillwater to Salt to Rivers.
A truncated descending order of usage list would look something like this..

9’ - 5 weight, 9’ - 4...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 06-13-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Stripping basket WHY?

The guys have covered the subject. About the only thing I’ll add to the " Why ? ", is that they are cheap & easy to make, simple to carry and use. So if you find yourself in the position where they...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-13-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By trout trekker
Re: BVK breakage

We’ve had a nine foot 8 weight ( with snakes ) and a 7 weight ( with recoils ) BVK in the line up now for just a little over two years and have nothing but good fish stories to tell about them.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,316
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Boat!

Congratulations.
That first boat feeling, kind of like a first car or motorcycle.
If we don’t see you posting as much, we’ll know it’s because you’re having a great summer.

Enjoy, Dave
Forum: Fly Lines 06-03-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fly Line Memory

Hi GNA,

Some lines can more than others.

Stretching fly line to get the coiling out is Fine. Better results will come from applying the stretch slowly and release the tension slowly by hand. (...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,288
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fly Fishing "Posers"

Good call,:thmbup: that was the first thing that popped into my mind.

Every time the subject of wives & girlfriends that fish comes up on a bulletin board, there seems to be at least one guy who...
Forum: Share Patterns 06-02-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 742
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Sexy Shad Clouser Minnow - Great for Black Bass

No worries,
We've pretty much high jacked this thread with the topic - Apologies to the O.P.

Ia trouter is from Iowa and my post is in answer to his question about the original Color-C-Lector...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By trout trekker
Re: First Cast Curse - Is It Real?

First Cast Curse?

Not so much, but the Banana in the boat thing !
Had my butt chewed for that one a few times.

Dave
Forum: Share Patterns 06-02-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 742
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Sexy Shad Clouser Minnow - Great for Black Bass

Hi Iowa,

I've written this and re-written this now, to many times.
I'm trying to stay objective, I don't want to give anyone false hope nor bash a product that does have its limited uses.

On...
Forum: Share Patterns 06-01-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 742
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Sexy Shad Clouser Minnow - Great for Black Bass

Just fodder for the subject.

Color-C-Lector
Inventor: Dr. Loren Hill.

When they came out, I bought one and had it for many years, used it / tested it, drew my own conclusions. Then passed it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Keeping hydrated

While I love to fish and spend time around water, all kinds of water, a good many friends think I’m part Desert Tortoise. I gravitate to heat.

Most of the type of remote, solitary stream fishing...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By trout trekker
Re: China made Vests, slings & Packs users? Fishpond Copies?

Kevin, the Wasatch & it’s corresponding Chinese model bear uncanny resemblance to each other.

Rockriver,
Got to go with what Nevadanstig said, it’s probably true of most soft goods. If not...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Again: the old right wind vs left wind

Thanks Jim,
Can’t un-see that. :eek:

To me it looks like a lack of exercise in concert with a diet high in fatty foods & carbs, the net effect of which exceeded the safe operating load limit of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Hey ALl You Park Fisher's

Summation,
A guy got pulled over for speeding and threw a temper tantrum.

Dave
Forum: The Cost of Traveling To.......... 05-27-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Airbnb boondocking

Thanks for the update, those are both fun destinations and considerably different than what we’re used to in the eastern sierra. You're sure to enjoy both of those trips. :thumbup:

We got into the...
Forum: The Cost of Traveling To.......... 05-25-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By trout trekker
Fishing for an update.

Yikes, just wondering if you’ve taken the trip or if you have any more to share about the rental or logistics.

Thanks, Dave
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-24-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 918
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Craigslist is a hoot

My CL experience is up and down. High end stuff like boats and cars, meet a the police station only.
I did put on a Man Cave Sale before we moved and promoted it on CL that way. No fisher price...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 05-24-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Matching Fly Rod and Fly Line Scientifically

Everybody’s day will be brighter if I keep my thoughts to myself on this one.

Good luck, Dave
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Where do you buy more from?

While I’d like to think I’m loyal to one or two brick & mortar stores, necessity dictates that our buying habits are all over the map.

Other than B.P.S. & Sportsman’s Warehouse, there isn’t...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Fly on a bobber

This will sound like Greek to some of you, but back in the day before the movie came out, we we’re compelled by our fly fishing customers to carry water bubble floats for their non-fly fishing...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,260
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Things floating down river.

Disturbing: Ditto on the DB’s, hard to shake those images.

Interesting: Drift boat adrift with rigged rods and oars but with no one on board.

Turned out O.K..
Dave
Forum: Flies 05-18-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By trout trekker
Re: Enrico Puglisi Flies

Hi guys,

Years ago I was very skeptical of these patterns too. I would agree with Riptide that saltwater flies ( along with most large freshwater streamers ) that are fished ( I’ll inject,...
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