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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 12-05-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By parsond
Re: Favorite emerger patterns

I just looked up those Bat Wing Emergers and those are pretty! What is the recipe?
Forum: Fly Lines 12-05-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By parsond
Rio In Touch Indicator line

Anyone have any experience with this line?

I have been using (and having clients use) the Rio Perception on my 6wt bobber rigs last season, and I believe the no stretch qualities significantly...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 12-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By parsond
Favorite emerger patterns

Just wondering what your favorite PMD (#14-16), BWO (#16-20), And Trico (#18-22) emerger patters are for tail waters? I never have settled on a few basic patterns and want to simplify my approach...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,020
Posted By parsond
Re: Your Worst Fall

When I fell for my ex wife. Boy was that expensive!:teef:
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By parsond
Lost fly box

Hello everyone,

I lost a fly box last Saturday while floating the Green in Wyoming below Fontenelle Dam. It fell out of the boat somewhere between the Dam and Dodge Bottom. I am pretty sick about...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By parsond
Re: My last trout.

Well Said.

20 years ago I took a huge pay cut so I could live in Wyoming. I came here for the trout and elk. I'm still here. I made it work. No regrets.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By parsond
Re: Stupid is as stupid does

I have done this a few times brother!

I lost a net the same way, an extra spool for an old Ross reel, and about 6 spools of floro tippet...oops. I also left a large fly box FULL of nymphs some...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 05-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,293
Posted By parsond
Re: May Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

"...and the band played on"

---------- Post added at 02:29 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:28 PM ----------

The new head has a serious flush to it

---------- Post added at 02:30 PM...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By parsond
Re: Looking for a Plan B... Help!

Its a couple of my cousins who are pretty hard core anglers. They will do 14 hour days in any weather.

I thought about the lower Green in Utah. I have never been on the "C" section and I am really...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By parsond
Re: Steamers: Because they work

Dude... It sounds like you ARE a decent fisherman! Own it!! Also, the right retrieve to use when fishing streamers is the one thats catching fish. I am jealous... I have not caught a crappie in 20...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By parsond
Re: Are specialized fly lines overkill?

Naw...its not important. I do think the little differences in line tapers and weight distribution do help with certain techniques, but not enough to replace a line that already does what you need it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By parsond
Re: Anyone done business with Myflies.com?

Cool guys thanks!

I have my misgivings in that my summer work keeps me pretty busy and I would guess thats when most orders come in. I have never tied commercially, but I think I might enjoy it. I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 813
Posted By parsond
Re: Recommendations for a Fishing Camera

I recently got a Galaxy s5 Smart phone and I have to admitt I am very pleased with it. It is water resistant to 5 meters, takes great photos witha 16mp camera, and the battery lasts forever when on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,348
Posted By parsond
Re: Anyone using a pop-up camper for trips?

I have one I got at a very good price 4 years ago. I often live in it for a week or 3 at a time during my guiding season (May-October). I jacked it up 4" and put oversized tires on it so I could more...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By parsond
Anyone done business with Myflies.com?

I found this web site Myflies.com and I am considering applying to tie for them and perhaps promoting our guiding business with there. Has anyone done business with these folks? Here is their web...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By parsond
Looking for a Plan B... Help!

Hey folks,

I have family coming out in Mid-June and flows on my home water are forecasted to be at unfishable levels. I am looking for a kind soul to clue me in on fishing in another area... maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,101
Posted By parsond
Re: Just finished 2week FlyFish road trip. CO-WY-MT-ID-WY-CO

What a FANTASTIC trip! Very Very cool that you did this!!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,062
Posted By parsond
Re: What TROUT did i catch

Hey! This is my home water I am on 70-90 times a year. Thats a Brown for sure. Was the water still off color up there? I didn't get out this weekend. The flows are supposed to go to 8,000+ cfs which...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By parsond
Re: Your go to streamer rod

I am currently having a love affair with a Sage "One" 9-foot 6wt. rigged with a Rio Streamer Tip 6ips line. From a drift boat its about as good as it gets. For wading I put a shooting head on the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By parsond
Very High flows in Wy/Ut

So the streamflow forecasts are out for the Green in Wyoming and Utah. We will see VERY high flows of 8,000cfs below both Dams until late July/Early August.

Does anyone know how the Green in Utah...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,560
Posted By parsond
Re: Pike in my trout stream

They eat trout. Maybe that would be ok in some waters that have an overpopulation problem, in others it could really change the fishery in ways some FF would not like.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,560
Posted By parsond
Re: Pike in my trout stream

They eat trout. Maybe that would be ok in some waters that have an overpopulation problem, in others it could really change the fishery in ways some FF would not like.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By parsond
Re: Favorite Old Rod

Not sure they are that "old" but I would trade my 4 Sage XP's for anything!
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By parsond
Re: Two biggest lies a man tells his wife!

I walked into a Sally's Craft store with my little bride the other day so she could pick up some crafting stuff and found $130 worth of materials for fly tying!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-24-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By parsond
Re: Get away spot

I have been there Brother… an 18 year marriage died VERY unexpectedly and then my best friend of 20 years passed away all in a short period of time. I will not say I know what you are going...
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