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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-23-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By dakotakid
Re: water based head cement

If your cement is water based, you should be able to thin it with water. Which brand cement are you using? According to the following link, Wapsi water based cement can be thinned up to 10% with...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-21-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Reel for Redington CT

If you don't need a reel right away, Cabelas Prestige Premier fly reel goes on sale for $45 or $49 every other month or so. Well worth waiting for.

Cabela's Prestige® Premier Fly Reels :...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 11-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,395
Posted By dakotakid
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Do it Yourself (DIY) vest bodkin

Great idea. I also will have another use for it. I do a lot of volunteer work for the forest preserve removing invasive species, especially buckthorn. As the name implies, some species of...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By dakotakid
Re: The luckiest man, a trip home.

Great photos!

Having just moved to Florida, I really miss the Northern cool Fall weather. That plus fishing with family would be ideal.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,128
Views: 207,377
Posted By dakotakid
Re: What have you been tying today?

John,

Please list the components of your crayfish pattern. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Kayak Fishing

A kayak anchor trolly is very helpful for orienting and holding a desirable position. That's one of the things that attracts me to the Native kayak. There are also You-tube videos demonstrating how...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Kayak Fishing

Don't overlook the Native kayaks (Application (http://www.nativewatercraft.com/m.boat.cfm?id=24)). Rented one in the Keys and it's now very high on my list of next purchases.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 09-13-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,932
Posted By dakotakid
Re: September Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Proof once again that you don't have to catch fish to have a great fishing outing.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-11-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Where is the best place on an elk to get hair?

Silver's response made me chuckle and is a perfect example of why I enjoy this forum. Many times I'm wondering, where do people find this information and in that kind of detail? Great stuff!
Forum: Youth Fly Fishing 09-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Simple fly patterns

A fairly simple, but effective pattern is the Briminator.
http://ultralightflyfishing.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=94&t=2353&p=18437&hilit=Briminator#p18437
I've caught sunfish, largemouth bass,...
Forum: Flies 09-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Just starting out

When I was shopping for a fly tying vise, I found the review by Fly Fish Ohio to be very helpful.

Fly Tying Vises In-Depth Review by Fly Fish Ohio!...
Forum: Northeast 08-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Freshwater setup

If you are interested in a medium action 4-piece rod with a lifetime warranty, Allen Fly Fishing has their 6wt Compass rod and ATS real as a "Deal of the Week" for only $160.
Compass Rod Series...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 08-18-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,412
Posted By dakotakid
Re: August Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Fly fishing with overzealous entomologists.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Beginner Rod & Reel Outfit

If you are new to the sport and not sure what you like (rod action - fast, medium, slow, etc), the best thing you can do is either try someone else's gear, or go to a fly shop and cast several rods,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Need an 8wt rod that won't break the bank

If you really want to save, try the Brookside fly rod for only $100.
Brookside Fly Rod 9' 8 WT 4piece New | eBay...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Testing Kayaks for Flyakking

Good point on the lack of scupper holes on the Native Ultimate. A better option in their product line may be the Native Slayer, which does have them.

Kayaks...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Testing Kayaks for Flyakking

Also check out the Native Ultimate Angler (Kayaks (http://www.nativewatercraft.com/m.boat.cfm?id=9)). Rented one while on vacation in Islamorada, FL and liked it a lot. Had no problem standing to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 736
Posted By dakotakid
Re: A beginner with a question?

FYI

Tuesday Tip: How to Use a Tippet Ring (and, Perhaps, Join the Dark Side) | Orvis News...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 736
Posted By dakotakid
Re: A beginner with a question?

I almost exclusively use furled leaders. Joni and other sources supply them with a tippet ring, which you tie your tippet material to. You can also use tippet rings with conventional tapered...
Forum: Other Gear 07-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,085
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Canoe vs Kayak vs Pontoon

Joni,

I'm on the fence regarding the Fuzion and would like to hear more about your experiences with it. I was previously set on buying a kayak, but the low weight of the NFO pontoons is...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Online tying matrials

Hooks and beads from Allen Fly Fishing (good prices and free shipping).
Other fly tying materials usually from Casters online fly shop because their prices are reasonable and also provide free...
Forum: The Fly Cast 07-07-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By dakotakid
Re: Casting distance, expectations

+1 regarding ejsell's comments.

I do a lot of LMB fishing both with fly and with spinning gear. In either case, we catch most of our bass right tight up to shore or next to weed lines. That's...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-06-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By dakotakid
Re: How to evaluate the risk of Smaller-sized Companies?

As long as a vendor allows me to return a product if it doesn't meet my needs, that's good enough for me to give them serious consideration. After I've gotten plenty of use from a product,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By dakotakid
Re: I love this forum, and I need your help

I'd help you, but so far I've managed to survive without Facebook. Good luck!
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