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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-10-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Fishing on the Bear Tooth Highway?

Thanks! Ya my lake fishing experience is limited. Only fished for trout on a lake one time with the fly rod. It was a higher country lake in Idaho full of hungry cuts so they killed my damsel fly...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-06-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Fishing on the Bear Tooth Highway?

Do any of you know of some good information on flies and presentation techniques for these lakes? I've never really fished lakes for trout
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-02-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Fishing on the Bear Tooth Highway?

Thanks for the tips all! It will take me some time to sift through all the information. There's more lakes up here than I realized. Too bad they are all mostly in the wilderness, I'd love to bike...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-25-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By flyfisher117
Fishing on the Bear Tooth Highway?

Been a while since Ive been on. This summer I will be living/working in Red Lodge, MT and while I am there I would like to do some fishing along the Bear Tooth Highway. I have been told that some...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-24-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Lamson Konic ii cheaper?

Ahhhh Ok that makes sense! I don't quite follow fly fishing gear as close as I should and I was very confused.

That does look like a good deal, as long as the Liquid keeps the same quality that...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-24-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By flyfisher117
Lamson Konic ii cheaper?

Curious if anyone knows why the prices have changed?

Lamson Konic used to be $150. Now the Konic ii is ballpark $89-99. Is there any reason for this? Are they still a decent reel?

I need a...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 07-21-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Is Spey/Switch for me?

wait a minute, am I understanding switch/spey and a spey rods wrongly. I didn't quite understand how a switch/spey rod could be used to overhand fish. I didn't understand how it worked with the...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 07-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Is Spey/Switch for me?

I am still kicking tires on a spey/switch rod..

Just got back from Alaska, went up to work on a Sockeye boat in Bristol Bay. While I was up there a captain on a sister boat took me up and took me...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-18-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: A Vise for Christmas

Cant go wrong with the Griffin, also made right here in the US. I only have the older model of the Blackfoot Mongoose but I love it. No problem with size 20 trout flies all the way up to large...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 11-07-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Is Spey/Switch for me?

Sorry I havent been on in a while. School has gotten insane. Teachers are lazy and not teaching but they are happily handing out tests and quizes and I have no clue what is going on in half of my...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 10-28-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Is Spey/Switch for me?

Thanks, I was wondering if a 6wt would work but I was afraid it may be a little small on some of these 28"+ B Run fishes I am hearing stories of. Give them a little current and I think they would...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 10-28-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Is Spey/Switch for me?

Thanks everyone! I have never been to peck but I do drive past the road to get there every time I go fishing. Ill have to see if I can go fishilg again here soon and run in to talk to them at the...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 10-28-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,064
Posted By flyfisher117
Is Spey/Switch for me?

Howdy Everyone.

Got back from another steelheading trip. No fish but I got to watch some more Spey/Switch fisherman and the more I watch them the more I want to get one of these rods! With such...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-15-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: couple fishing legal questions for salmon/steelhead guys

Thanks, I forgot that sheriffs will do a lot of license checks. Im sure a state patrol would too.
Can anyone really say that based on the lure/fly/jig/bait you are using you are targeting salmon...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-14-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: couple fishing legal questions for salmon/steelhead guys

Thanks all! Yea it doesnt feel right just letting them go even if they do go back into the cycle but I just wanted to check and see what everyone thought.


Our Regs dont really say much about...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-14-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By flyfisher117
couple fishing legal questions for salmon/steelhead guys

#1: Wasnt sure if this was the correct section just figured this was the best place. So I am starting up steelhead fishing this year. I have my current fishing license and steelhead permit. Some...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-08-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Lump on side of trout

Spring Valley is 17 miles east of Moscow, which if you dont know is inbetween Lewiston and CDA.

According to Fish and game they are stocking thousands of 6" + "triploid" fish. So Technically...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-08-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Lump on side of trout

Im not sure what its for, its not big, maybe 5 acres. There is a dam but this time of year the water is well below it. Its not a waste water one either. It has a little park and campground and...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-06-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Lump on side of trout

So I went back Friday, the fish in this reservoir are just unhealthy. I caught close to 15 trout within a couple hours and about 5 of them had fin rot. Most of them were missing at least one fin...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-23-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By flyfisher117
Lump on side of trout

Sorry couldnt find this anywhere online, every time I try and google it I get stuff that is no where near what I want.

Anyways this past weekend I was out fishing a little local resevoir that is...
Forum: Other Gear 09-04-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Steelhead net

Thats how I feel, theyve done enough work, no use in me making things any harder for them than need be. Yea I still want to catch them and in all honesty a majority of my fishing will be C&R but I...
Forum: Other Gear 09-04-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By flyfisher117
Steelhead net

Anyone recommend a net for a bank fisherman?

Im getting into steelheading this year. I am not fly fishing (Yet) I am going to start out spin fishing, then Ill see where I end up after college...
Forum: Other Gear 08-23-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Wading boots are stinkin the place up

So few days later the stink has left my room and his now plaguing my car. The boots are only a year and a half old pair of Simms Freestone with felt bottom. When I cleaned them I made sure to clean...
Forum: Other Gear 08-20-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By flyfisher117
Re: Wading boots are stinkin the place up

They are back in the car for now but I drive a Toyota 4-Runner and theyre gonna stink up my whole cab... haha

No fishing for a few weeks or so but I got my gear and Im ready to start steelheadin!
Forum: Other Gear 08-20-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By flyfisher117
Wading boots are stinkin the place up

Howdy all,

Just looking for help. Brought my wading boots back to school but they are stinkin up my room. After I used them last time I clean them and let them air dry outside but they are still...
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