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Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 910
Posted By learning2fly
Re: going to be a cold one this weekend here

Its been single digits and well below freezing since the cold snap hit. I started working with streamers up until the last nice day. I tied some new patterns along with some articulated streamers and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Montana and Wyoming

Are you mad? Done for the winter?? Heck I think we just went from fall to winter overnight. I see +30 degrees this next week. You can bet I will be out there everyday it stays above 34 degrees.
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Wishful Thinking... & Reality...

Exactly as I was thinking. I just started getting into streamer fishing and tied myself a few artics that I wanted to try. Next day on 20's for a week! I think the fish are done with the fall...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-12-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Sometimes, we just eat

When I lived in Iowa we kept walleye and crappie for family fish frys. We'd throw in some pheasants and morel mushrooms. I was taught to respect the largemouth we sought after and let them go. I've...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 11-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Fly Fishing Des Moines, Iowa

Since I dont live in DSM anymore I would like to add to the information on this post. Cottonwood access on the dsm river, south of the saylorville dam, holds the biggest smallies in the area. I used...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-05-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Streamer patterns for fall?

I failed to add my recommendations of flies! I drove by there on Monday and the water was muddier than I've seen in a long time. The levels were good though. It is a good idea to check the USGS...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Night Fishing

I thought I was in a salts forum there for a second. Night fishing to me is a whole different sport than fly fishing during the day. The first few times I waded out at midnight and hooked a fine...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-05-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Streamer patterns for fall?

Hey I came to the post wondering the same thing. Then I saw you fish the same rivers that I do. Then I noticed you were from the same state I am from. LOL, Montana sure beats the **** out of Iowa...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By learning2fly
Re: How far will a trout travel to catch lunch?

When I first read your title I began thinking that I have to believe most of the time they do not move very far at all. Imagine the three or four trout that are holding in fast water moving only a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-27-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By learning2fly
Re: GoPro Spring Creek Fishing

gr8outdoors, you wont be disappointed with your hero3 black, same one I have. Just be sure to update the software. Now I will be using it to skijor with my husky dog~!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-25-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By learning2fly
Re: GoPro Spring Creek Fishing

Hey I know what you mean DeanMT, gopro makes for an excellent fishing buddy. If the camera isn't already turned on for chest or headstrap mode, while fighting the fish all I gota do is reach in my...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-25-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,250
Views: 214,789
Posted By learning2fly
Re: What have you been tying today?

Here are two stonefly nyphm variations I created over the weekend. Im having so much fun tying its insane!

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b33/norbaracer13/20131003_160220-1.jpg...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-25-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Minimum camera features to take a fly PIC?

If you have a high end smart phone such as a galaxy SIII for iphone5, etc most of these phones are 8 megapixels or more and have macro settings.

Besides that with your camera make sure macro...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,250
Views: 214,789
Posted By learning2fly
Re: What have you been tying today?

wow thanks flytire, I knew i wasnt doing it 100% correct. There are so many tutorials out there. I like the way the link shows a lot more. gives a smoother look. Like I said I just started tying...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-25-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By learning2fly
Re: GoPro Spring Creek Fishing

Thanks all! It sure is a wonderful place, im very happy living here! Moved here from the midwest and learned to fly fish about 2 years ago, havent picked up a spinning reel since!
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Two fly rig ... which goes first?

I always put the bigger fly on top but this has me thinking. Like mentioned, it makes sense to put it last if the first flys weight is almost non existent
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-24-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By learning2fly
GoPro Spring Creek Fishing

Here is a five minute video I shot while fishing Depuy Spring Creek in SW Montana this year. Watch it in 1080HD for best viewing experience.

Depuy Spring Creek 2013 - YouTube
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-24-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4,250
Views: 214,789
Posted By learning2fly
Re: What have you been tying today?

Hey guys. Im fairly new to posting on this site. Its helped me become a better fly tyer and fisherman. Lately I've stepped my tying up a notch an tied several copper johns. Ive mastered the wooly...
Forum: Share Patterns 11-24-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Beginner's nymph and questions

Hey your flies are getting better! Its great to see people having fun tying flies. I am an intermediate tyer with maybe 250 flies worth of experience. Try using a floatant like a strike indicator to...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-22-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Mid-late November Montana

I agree with skibum, thats some good advise and good fishing access there! Good luck. There are always midges coming off of the water here in deep winter. Tiny but theyre there
Forum: Coldwater Articles 11-22-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 803
Posted By learning2fly
Blog full of articles

Montana Trout Fishing (http://www.montanatroutfishing.blogspot.com) is the blog, I am always updating and writing new articles about the passion we all love.
Forum: The Fly Cast 11-22-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,346
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Line question

Not sure if your line has anything to do with it? Maybe its too obvious but weight forward makes a huge difference
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 66,016
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Brown Trout Pics

wow beautiful pics!! Browns are gorgeous!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-29-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 53,861
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Rainbow Trout Pics

Oooh ya got me! Do'h! And yea I used a little software to bring out the colors.

I cant wait to get a go pro and get some real great underwater pics. I love taking pics of them because every...
Forum: Other Gear 04-28-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,297
Posted By learning2fly
Re: Which New Wading Boot?

korkers are good, stay from pro line, JUNK! I know they are a cheaper brand but mine were shot after 3 trips. Unfortunately it seems like korkers accesories are always changing.
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