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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Today, 08:58 PM
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Posted By comeonavs
Re: what am I doing wrong?

Glad to hear you are learning. This place helped me immensely in learning the ins and outs of tying.

I just got my package in the mail from Norvise today, 2 more bobbins and 10 spools....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By comeonavs
Re: what am I doing wrong?

Hammer Hands is what I call it

When I started 3 years ago I was popping threads left and right....eventually you develop some touch.

I also started using Rite-Bobins and Norvise bobbins as I...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By comeonavs
Re: $2.00 Seine Net

Yep bought one two years ago, folds up nice and small, slap it over the net and you are off and running

Now I just have to learn what the hell I'm looking at in the net.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

Yah that's what threw me, I have fished glass bead ones and when I googled brass or tungsten and got one search result it was odd. I had expected hundreds of hits.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

missed the one with tungsten and the second link I saw but it is glass bead. I usually find google to be fairly idiot proof, I must have been suffering from craneous rectus yesterday

Here is a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

Yes indeed at the core,

I was perplexed when "googling" tungsten or bead head RS2 absolutely zilch came up except for the mercury (glass bead) version.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

I like the idea, I will have to ponder on a nickname for it, but I like Rim Shot
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By comeonavs
Re: We've all played this out time and again

Not really, I think the extra few false casts if I were a betting man were to make sure he was accurate with his delivery. He was fishing a small spot where accuracy was king.

I could be wrong but...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

Thank you, I appreciate the compliment

---------- Post added at 06:44 AM ---------- Previous post was at 06:42 AM ----------



Yeah thats why I did the silver rib wrap, was hoping for just...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Hardy - Zenith Fly Rod - 4 Piece $274.99 62% OFF

No kidding, I am a sucker for a bargain. It linked me to the gorges fly shop for a Sage Xi3 for like a few hundred bucks...I was all excited until I realized I don't fish salt water big game or...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

Well I tied some up

The plan is to use this as a dropper off a small parachute adams or parachute BWO in "faster" water...not fast but decently quick riffles to a big pool.
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,729
Views: 171,392
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

More smalls, Ive been tying so many 22's and 24's lately these 20's look like massive hook in the vise

Dai Riki 320 size 20
1.5MM Silver Tungsten bead
Veevus 12/0 Dark Olive thread
Adams Gray...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By comeonavs
Re: If you weren't jealous of me before...

Call in Matt,Bobo,Rene and Cliff they will get to the bottom of it for you.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By comeonavs
Beahead / TungstenBH RS2

I did some searches and came up fruitless. I know the obvious answer is tie some and give it a whirl.

Have any of you tied a non glass beadhead RS2 , possibly tungsten BH. I am thinking of tying...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Need some advice on some new line

I will be the guy that asks the obligatory question here. What type of flies will you typically be using with this rod? Streamers , hoppers, dry dropper , double nymph rigs with a strike indicator
...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-20-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Scott vs. Winston

Winstonwt I don't take SweetandSalt's words as gospel but I do take them as an informed opinion. I am not at all trying to fan the flames here but you clearly are a fan of the Winston rod. I have...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By comeonavs
re: Fishing Wyoming (additional photos 7/23/14)

Hey Larry , do you have some damn whistle or something you use to call in all the big rainbows when you fish ? I bet you converted a duck call to a trout call.

I hope to make it up your way one of...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By comeonavs
Re: St Croix's standing in the fly fishing scheme of things

I really liked all of my St Croix rods
7'9" 3wt AVID
9'0" 4wt Legend Ultra
9'0" 5wt Legend Ultra


The AVID was a nice medium action, great dry fly rod....very comparable to my sage ZXL

The...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Guide Costs and Gratuities

Gratuity and over tipping issues aside. I am curious if the cost discrepancy is due to the restrictions and state licensing required here in the states.

For example I think guides her in Colorado...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 07-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By comeonavs
Re: IFTD Show Product Awards

I just got to fondle the new Abel reel and have to admit its beautiful. I won't ever own one , but can see why you steelhead or saltwater guys would want one.

I would have an easier time...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-20-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,729
Views: 171,392
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

Still on the theme of smalls and reloading my box of smalls. Hot Wire RS2. I know Ive showed this one a lot, but I tend to tie/use the same 15 patterns over and over and over.

Dai Riki 305 size 18...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Identify the bug / what patterns

Fantastic

Thank you tons as well, I am on the right track now. Even if I get skunked during the hatch of these again this year at least it will be fun trying.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-19-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,729
Views: 171,392
Posted By comeonavs
Re: What have you been tying today?

Loading up on smalls today

Size 20 Hi Vis Para BWO
http://i638.photobucket.com/albums/uu107/bmctevia/Fly%20Tying/4889737E-67F7-4DBB-B526-EC6A473320DC_zpsgktmdxl2.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By comeonavs
Re: GVX on sale $399.00

To bad I am not planning on adding to my arsenal anytime soon. I had noodled on both the Sage VXP and Winston GVX as a 5wt as they are both a good deal now.
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By comeonavs
Re: Identify the bug / what patterns

Thank you Silver

That is fantastic help and those definitely give me an idea where to start. This is a big part of why tying is such a draw for me, trying to tie things to emulate what you saw or...
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