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Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 124
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Tube Flies anyone?

As to the first there are 'limitations' on how small is practical with a tube. For me that's a #8 hook on the back end; tube can be as little as 1/2 inch long. You need to start 'longer' at the vice...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,410
Posted By fredaevans
Re: For Our Friend Jerry aka Hairwing530

Hear you Jerry, hear you. I want to live out the rest of my days 'disgracefully.' ;)

fae
Forum: The Lodge Den Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 9,538
Posted By fredaevans
Re: a foody thread?

With the odd exception I like 'Mexican Food' but Mole is some thing I've yet to try. What dishes do you put it on?

Fred
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 459
Posted By fredaevans
Talking Re: Your name?

Being an old 'simpleton' I made it easy on myself ... just my real name where ever (gmail included) I log in.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Anyone want to donate me stuff for my fly tying desk?

I'll toss two more into RR's list above: Stores that specialize in sewing materials and a 'Dollar' store. Amazing what you'll find at either.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 61
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: May You All Be Blessed, This Thanksgiving Day...

Nothing to the extent of the above but this has been the year to end all years for me health wise. Ashland Hospital staff: 'You again!?' Thank God for good medical insurance. First pass the 'bill'...
Forum: Member Introductions Today, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 28
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Happy Thanksgiving!!

And my very-very Best to you!

Fred
Forum: Fly Rods Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 77
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Any made in the US companies match Orvis' warranty??

No idea where the rods are built but for 'no hassle' warranties L L Bean is a good place to look.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all!!!

My best to you all this Grand Holiday. Ahhhhh properly baking a Turkey is truly an art form ... especially if smoking same is involved. Them's good eats!

Fred
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Need Help on Matching Reel to Rod

Ahhhh the old Pflug's .... the first truly 'bullet proof' reel ever built. Only real change over the years (other than build bigger ones) was the advent of the exterior 'palming' ring on the spool....
Forum: The Lodge Den Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 22
Posted By fredaevans
Talking How to make Turkey Dressing as seen by a 5 yr old.

These are hilarious!

Lone Rock students share stuffing recipes (http://ravallirepublic.com/news/local/article_52c387f8-75d1-11e4-8220-ff60cad1c35f.html)
Forum: Fly Reels 11-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 176,276
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Reel Love; the Fly Reel Picture Thread

Well worth the wait! Now that you have it in hand the 'real wait' begins as you watch your rivers ice up.

fae
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-25-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By fredaevans
I seriously like this type of answer.

Not 'what rock to stand on' but extremely informative as to the general 'where.' Someone asks about Steelhead/Salmon fishing at some point in the year I'll provide the best information I have, or can...
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Caught this on the UK 'Mother Board.' Brillent.

Some time back now but GOD do I remember the 'fashion fad.' You need good hackle? Lots of luck finding same. Only up side was you could buy a hell of a lot of good feathers on e-bay/Craig's List when...
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-25-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up I can be a pretty 'though nut' but this made me choke back a tear.

Good Man-Good Man. One man can make a difference.

Veteran-focused film documents healing powers of Montana rivers - Montana Magazine...
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-25-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Caught this on the UK 'Mother Board.' Brillent.

Your own fishing rules
1) Thou shalt not Tenkara, nether shalt thou French nymph, Chzech nymph nor Polish nymph, neither shalt thou nymph in the manner of any other nation.

2) Thou shalt eschew...
Forum: Youth Fly Fishing 11-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Need youth waders

One other possible option is look a 'women sizing' waders.
Forum: News & articles for discussion 11-25-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By fredaevans
Re: SW United States headed for a 'Mega Drought?'

If the soil has a high clay content that would be the case if really dry. Rain on concrete sort of thing.
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-25-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 9,538
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: a foody thread?

One of the 'down sides' of being my age, and single, is what do you cook for a single person ... .without a tonne of left overs. The above (almost dead on as to how I make mine) solves all that. You...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By fredaevans
Re: double handed rods

"Abyss" is a good choice of words ... don't even think about asking how many 2handers I own, or have owned. As for purchasing an 'off shore' rod you probably are .... not that many rod builders have...
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-23-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up For you Duck hunters this appears to be a banner year.

Hunting ducks: Hunters benefitting from big jump in waterfowl population (http://ravallirepublic.com/lifestyles/blife/article_39d4de14-7292-11e4-a761-d396d9a372aa.html)
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment/Clothing/Books/DVD's etc. 11-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Smith Optics Polarized Yellow Lens Sunglasses

These are FANTASTIC glasses and poster nailed it as to when. If I didn't need prescription eye ware (astigmatism) I'd be all over this deal.

Fred
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By fredaevans
Re: rings or micro swivel ???

The tracking of a fly starts right at the vise. Fly out of balance and you will find the thing may 'spin' on the hang down. Not a good thing, not a good thing at all. That said 'Horsehead' above...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By fredaevans
Re: double handed rods

"Welcome to the Dark Side young Luke Skywalker, welcome!" :wiggle:

Ahhhhhhh, the 'first rod,' what shall it be? Several things come into play here, IGNORING the rod action: fast aka stiff,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 438
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: How to make a fly reel heavier?

Thanks Casey! I knew when I posted up (above) I was missing the obvious; brain just wouldn't engage.:o

Fred
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