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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-23-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By rustydeej
Re: God blessed Wyoming....again!

Wow! those fish are well fed. Nice pics. Looks like the North Platte?

Rusty
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By rustydeej
Re: decorate your tying corner...or your living-room

Well done-I like the idea!

Rusty
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-02-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By rustydeej
Larry, Having been down the Black Canyon I know...

Larry,
Having been down the Black Canyon I know what you mean by the poison ivy. I was expecting it in this tributary but none was found.
Rusty
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-02-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By rustydeej
Blue Creek Canyon wall

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=6&pictureid=11
This is the Blue Creek wall that attracts the rock climbers down the canyon. These climbers have bushwhacked a trail which...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-02-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By rustydeej
Blue Creek-Tributary to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=6&pictureid=13
Blue Creek in July 09. This is a tributary to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-02-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By rustydeej
Yatahey, The blue creek sees very few...

Yatahey,
The blue creek sees very few fishermen because access is challenging. There is somewhat of a trail for a ways thanks to some dedicated rock climbers who have put many hrs. in creating a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-02-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By rustydeej
Racine, Enjoyed hearing of your experience...

Racine,
Enjoyed hearing of your experience hiking down the Black. I made the descent down the Blue Creek as posted by BenJohnson. It is a tributary of the Black. Was unable to follow it all the way...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-18-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By rustydeej
Re: curved shanked phesant tail nymphs?

I actually use curved shank hooks for many of the nymphs I tie. This way I can have a very short shank but with a wider gap. Absolutely they work great.

Rusty
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-09-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,080
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Fishing Around Estes Park ,CO

Enter RMNP by the South entrance out of Estes Park. Head toward Moraine park and take the Rd on the North side of this park and follow it till it dead ends in a parking area. I believe its called...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-08-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,080
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Fishing Around Estes Park ,CO

The Big Thompson below Estes is fishing very well. Early morning till about AM and then again starting about 4:30 pm till dark seems the most productive this time of year. The evening caddis activity...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Tyer's contest

I like this idea but move over Dryflyguy. That spot is reserved for me.
Rusty
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-22-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By rustydeej
Re: From the ashes...

Yat,
Thanks for the beautiful pictures and the reminder of what happened.

Rusty
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-08-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By rustydeej
Re: The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Racine,
Here is a video of our trip down the SOB trail to the Black Canyon. My son put this together with cell phone footage. Let this stimulate you for your upcomming trip.

Black Canyon of the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-04-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By rustydeej
Re: The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Racine,
In July of 2007 my two sons and I hiked in on the SOB trail which is on the North rim. The trail name is appropriate for it was heavy with huge boulders and poison ivy. Our trip down took...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-02-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,856
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Rod sensitivity vs. long casting

jefwel,
For many years I fished a medium action 5 wt. Loved it for casting dries and for its accuracy but I seemed to be missing the boat when nymphing. I seemed to have a delay setting the hook on...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-29-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Yellowstone footware

frogge
A fovorite of mine when the air temp is comfortable is just to bare leg it. I hate carrying that extra luggage. After you get accustomed to your cold legs its quite refreshing and your body...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Poll: What Dry Fly
Views: 1,346
Posted By rustydeej
Re: What Dry Fly

I will go along with the Adams & the Caddis but with a twist. I tie my Adams Water Walker style. The flotation with this style allows buoyancy even in rough fast water and a dropper can be added...
Forum: Other Gear 03-29-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Korkers? Anybody tried the sandles or the shoe's

I was caught up with the Korkers after visiting their booth at the local Fly Fishing Expo. Yes I bought a pair. For me it was not money well spent.

Two issues I have with the shoe are:1. The soles...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-19-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By rustydeej
Re: trailing hooks

Chucko, I do attach trailing hooks when tying woolly buggers.
A short shank hook with a wide gap is my choice like a TMC 2487 size 10 or 12. I have tried several methods of attachment. My preferred...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Fishing new water...do I have the right plan?

You have good questions and have received great feedback.
The Big T. is my go to river because it's close to home. The most active fly this time of year is the midge. Nymph patterns that I use...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-02-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 56
Poll: Rod Brands
Views: 6,482
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Rod Brands

I like my Elkhorn 6 wt.


rusty
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,649
Posted By rustydeej
Re: How important is the price of the rod?

I'm sure you would look nice in matching waders and vest but if that pole is working stick with it. I agree with packfan that a high end rod might allow you to get into a tight spot or leave your arm...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By rustydeej
Re: using scents for your flys

I would not use an artifical scent, but I do rub my nymphs or any wet fly and my tailing leader in the wet algae built up on the rocks or sometimes I will smear them with stream bottom mud. This is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By rustydeej
Re: 2 or 4 piece?

I can't tell any difference between my 2 piece and 4 piece rods. Seldom do I take my 2 piece rods on a trip any more. The 4 piece rods fit in my travel bag neatly and are easy to fit in a backpack.
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-16-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By rustydeej
Re: Where's my fly?

Wow thats tiny-what size hook is that?
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