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Forum: Fly Rods 09-14-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Guy M
Don't need the latest...

Was putting the rods away tonight with my youngest son, and the thought occurred to me that I haven't bought a fly rod in about seven or eight years... Maybe nine come to think of it... yet I'm still...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-13-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,428
Posted By Guy M
Tiger Trout?

Looks like my son and I hit some of these "Tiger Trout" hybrids at Beehive Reservoir this evening, above Wenatchee. Hadn't fished Beehive in a while. Neat fish, very aggressive on the dry flies we...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-04-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By Guy M
Re: Steelhead success!

It was snowing pretty good on the Methow River in Washington that day, not unusual. It's not a coastal river, but a tributary to the Columbia, well inland.

For years now I've been using a...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-04-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By Guy M
Steelhead success!

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/fishing%20photos/steelhead.jpg

For me, nothing beats steelhead on the fly!
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-15-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Guy M
Re: Alaska Silvers

Frank - my father bought that reel six or seven years ago for my oldest son, for a trip to the same river. I think it was the only large arbor reel Orvis sold then, and it's a size "V" to handle fair...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-14-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Guy M
Re: Alaska Silvers

We stayed at the very nice lodge run by Alaskan Wilderness Outfitters.

Alaskan Wilderness Outfitting Company ~ Alaska Fishing and Wilderness Adventures (http://www.alaskawilderness.com/)

Tom...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-14-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Guy M
Re: Alaska Silvers

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/fishing%20photos/fce21312.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-14-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Guy M
Thumbs up Alaska Silvers

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/fishing%20photos/14cb1efc.jpg

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/fishing%20photos/8b0694f0.jpg
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Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-09-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By Guy M
Question Fishing near Ocean Shores, WA?

I'm going to be making a trip to Ocean Shores, WA later this month. My wife has a conference to attend, and I'm tagging along for the heck of it.. I've done a little fishing on the Olympic Peninsula...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Guy M
Rotator Cuff surgery

About a year ago - after only a few early spring fishing trips - I tore the rotator cuff completely off my right upper arm. Ouch. Yes, it hurt. Surgery, then a long rehab with lots of physical...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 05-11-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By Guy M
Re: carp?

Carp are lots of fun in the spring and summer... :smile: I fish 'em on the dry side of the mountains.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-06-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,465
Posted By Guy M
Re: Washington Fly Fishing

I've had a blast fishing in many places around the state. Some that come to mind are; Sol Duc river on the Olympic Peninsula, the famous Rocky Ford creek near Ephrata, the Yakima River, Starvation...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-21-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Guy M
Re: beginner questions, please help

doogie - at a year into it looks like you're largely self-taught. That's fine, I needed a few solo sessions on the river to get the hang of it myself, and I did/do a fair amount of reading about fly...
Forum: Other Gear 08-09-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Guy M
Re: Can CO2-Inflatable PFDs Be Transported on Airlines?

I tried to take one, flying into British Columbia with my son a couple of summers ago. The cartridges were confiscated, making the PFD useless.

I drive whenever possible for my hunting and...
Forum: Pacific 08-06-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,286
Posted By Guy M
BC saltwater fly fishin'

Several of us took a group of Boy Scouts up to Vancouver Island, to kayak and canoe Barkley Sound and explore islands known as the "Broken Group." Fortunately another fellow and I decided to pack our...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,760
Posted By Guy M
Re: Carp!

Try tossing a weighted fly a few feet ahead of a feeding carp. Let it settle to the bottom. As the fish approaches within a foot or two, start moving the fly, just a bit. I just pull the line a few...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-03-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,855
Posted By Guy M
Re: Bear

Dad was up on Kodiak Island earlier this summer, trying for salmon with his fly rod. Headed down to the river one day and found these guys blocking the trail:
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Guy M
Re: Giant Bull Trout caught on film

Outstanding! :thmbup:
Forum: Member Introductions 08-03-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Guy M
Re: Pacific Northwest newbie

Thanks for the welcome Frank.

Someday I'd like to try fly fishing in Florida. Has to be a hoot from everything I've read.

Regards, Guy
Forum: The Fly Cast 08-03-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,951
Posted By Guy M
Learning the Spey Cast?

I've been fly fishing for about 12 years now, and although I don't do anything fancy, I generally cast well enough to get fish.

Have been curious for some time now though about spey rods and the...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 08-03-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,068
Posted By Guy M
Re: Pacific Salmon on Flies - By Dennis Dickson

Yeah Dennis, salmon rock! :)

I've nailed 'em with a fly up in Alaska, in British Columbia and have inadvertently hooked a few while fishing for steelhead here in eastern Washington. They...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-03-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Guy M
Pacific Northwest newbie

Friends talked me into trying fly fishing about 12 years ago. It's great!

Mostly I fish here in Washington state, but have made trips all over the Pacific Northwest including Alaska, British...
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