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Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Looking for a good place to fish in Minnesota may 17-19

Just kidding about that 2nd river. Not sure how fly fishable the vermillion is but that would be another one that is close to the cities. Sorry I am not much of a help. Will be up on the brule for...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Looking for a good place to fish in Minnesota may 17-19

Root river could be worth a shot.

---------- Post added at 09:49 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:42 PM ----------

Otherwise you could try the wichunu river lol!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-20-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Whip finisher destroying my thread.

I have been having an issue when tying with 70 denier thread with my whip finisher fraying the thread out to the point that it breaks before I can get the know tightened up. I don't seem to have much...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: No fish pic here, but a great view of one of my favorite spots

Steelhead, resident bows, and some decent browns. I've only caught them on spinning gear so far. I will be up this weekend trying my 5wt rod. Hoping I don't hook into a 30 plus steelie, I have a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: No fish pic here, but a great view of one of my favorite spots

10-4 will do. Now I've got 1 more reason to get up there :) shucks......

---------- Post added at 01:23 AM ---------- Previous post was Yesterday at 11:26 PM ----------

Here is another favorite...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-15-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By awkwardsportsman
No fish pic here, but a great view of one of my favorite spots

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/16/by2amyqu.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,354
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Re: Lurking Members.....................

Hey Ard,

I am trying to keep regular here. I think if people download the Tapatalk app for their smart phones it will help a lot. I love having instant access to the forum, and it makes it...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 04-04-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,201
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

She is all about me getting nice gear, especially when she sees the Orvis catalog laying around, and then I show her the price of gear like Allen. I have a feeling I will be borrowing her setup when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

Alright, you sold me, she will get the new reel. I mean I myself will have a birthday soon enough, so maybe she will return the gesture. Thanks for the advice everyone!
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By awkwardsportsman
If you're starting out or looking for a spare...

Picked one up, great deal. My girlfriend is mighty lucky if I do say so myself.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Thank you! Going back tomorrow all tge way through the weekend. Hopefully i will have some more to post up.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

I think i accidently deleted it. Here it is:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/03/vapyve6y.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

Damn...... Guess I'll have to wait until the green reels are in stock and keep the silver one for myself......shucks lol!
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By awkwardsportsman
First day out guiding

Nice man!!! Congrats on a successful trip!
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Relationship Advice

I just got myself into a moral predicament and am unsure what to do. As some of you know, I am new to the world of flyfishing. My personal set up is a Ross Essence Elite package, which has the Ross...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Thanks Mosca and milt! Hoping to get some new fish pics uploaded soon (if I catch anything pic worthy). Chefdg, according to the survey last year the browns ran about mid july up north there....
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Thanks for the help guys! I was 99% sure it was a brown, but was't sure on how many variations there are. I'm glad she is back in the river to breed again. I had a guy stop me earlier in the day...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

Copy that Dan. Thanks for the confirmation. I was real real quick with the pic, and made sure to wet my hands. I've been reading about the best ways to keep them healthy and alive. I realize the hero...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Embarrassing question

I was up on the Brule today and pulled this girl in. In all honesty I am having a hard time nailing down the species of this fish. I'm thinking brown, but it doesn't really have the brown...
Forum: Fly Patterns 03-27-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Not sure what this is called

Understood. I am pretty new to tying so I am open to all suggestions/techniques/ideas and criticism. Thanks!
Forum: Fly Patterns 03-27-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Not sure what this is called

Just a coulle of questions to build my knowledge of fly tying. Why would you not use the guard hairs as taling material? Is ot the way it floats or looks? Also I used the wrong term on the wing. The...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-26-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By awkwardsportsman
New product for y'all to try.

Ok ok, it's no UV resin, and it's not that quick at drying, but this stuff seems to work well.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/27/8ezuqyve.jpg

I found this at target when searching for a 2 part...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-26-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,513
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Rotary Vise Suggestions

Thanks for the tip Jackster! Worked like a charm, I now love my bobbin cradle :) Here is a pic of some busy work I did tonight. Nothing too fancy though.
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Forum: Fly Patterns 03-26-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By awkwardsportsman
Not sure what this is called

Made this up the other night.
Tail: muskrat guard hair
Body: muskrat fur dubbing
Hackle: Brown rooster saddle
Wing: muskrat guard hair tied in as a post
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