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Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: First fish on my new Allen set up

Very nice! I'm still waiting on my first carp on the fly!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-13-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Kayak Fly Fishing for Trout/Kokanee

Thanks guys it was a blast!!!


I have had an Ocean Kayak Trident 11 for about 4 years now. I love it!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-12-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By mnbassfisher
Cool Kayak Fly Fishing for Trout/Kokanee

For Labor Day weekend, Kerri and I loaded up the kayaks and headed to Southern CO. A small town with a nice 1,000 acre reservoir that was home to many of feisty fish who we eager to play. Over the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-27-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: 1st Brook Trout on the Fly

Thank you sir! I've put up like 50+ videos on YouTube over the years and they are progressively getting better with more exposure to editing. My editing has gotten a lot better over the years and it...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-27-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: 1st Brook Trout on the Fly

Thanks guys, it's definitely a learning process but I would agree that's half of the fun! Each outing I seem to learn or take in something new and it helps on the next outing.

Thanks for the tips...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-27-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By mnbassfisher
1st Brook Trout on the Fly

The previous two trips I've used my long rod, I've been blanked. My casting has improved quite a bit since I started but I still have some learning to do in how to read water, what fly to throw,...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-19-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Breaking in new net

That's an awesome looking net!!
Forum: Fly Rods 03-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By mnbassfisher
Too Long of a Rod??

I just purchased a Redington Pursuit 7wt for going after some Carp here in Colorado this summer. I purchased the 4 piece, 10' 7wt. I'm pretty new to fly fishing but does 10' seem to long? I think the...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-07-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By mnbassfisher
Cortland 333+

What are the opinions on this line? I see it for pretty cheap which leads me to believe that it's probably pretty cheap line - the reason I ask is because I heard decent things of some of the older...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,106
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Leader Lengths

Once again thanks for all the information! Much appreciated and a few of you asked if I was new to fly fishing and my response to that is yes, I'm very new to it! I've fly fished at my cabin for blue...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,106
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Leader Lengths

Wow, thanks for all the information fellas! I will keep experimenting with the leaders and now I have a better understanding of when to use longer and shorter leaders so that's greatly helpful! I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,106
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Leader Lengths

I plan to fish a lot of species but I do plan to target Trout in moving water a lot off of the bat (even thought my name suggests otherwise - it's my name for all my forums).
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,106
Posted By mnbassfisher
Leader Lengths

From talking to a few people I know that leader lengths and preferences depend on what you're throwing and where you're throwing it but for a newbie it can be a little overwhelming. It looks like the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Hank Patterson

I remember the first time I stumbled on his video, it took me a second to realize he was joking ha. Those videos are hilarious!
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Loop to Loop (Fly Line to Leader)

I watched both of these videos actually and I really like the look of how they come out, but I don't have a bobbin or any other common fly tying materials/tools.

I will have to try nail knotting...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By mnbassfisher
Loop to Loop (Fly Line to Leader)

I am new to the fly fishing sport. I have a 5wt and a 3wt. I put Rio Mainstream on them both (WF5F and DT3F) and neither of them had a loop at the end of the fly line. I was told that's the easiest...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-01-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,917
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: 25" Rainbow and a 24" Football

Wow, very nice fish! That 2nd trout was definitely not starving!
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By mnbassfisher
Re: Intro

Thanks for the kind welcome everyone! I can't wait to learn all their is to fly fishing.
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By mnbassfisher
Intro

Hey Guys! I'm new to this forum. I moved from MN to Colorado Springs almost 2 months ago. I've spent a decent amount of time on the hardwater since being out here ice fishing for trout and lake...
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