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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-12-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Bear Spray

UDAP and Counter Assault seem to be the majority of what I see people carrying. I have Counter Assault but just because thats what I grabbed. A friend that worked for Fish and Game and hiked all...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-12-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Bear Spray

I always carry it out here when in certain areas including where you'll be. The cans are so light that it's hardly noticeable. Just make sure it's accessible and not buried in your pack. I put mine...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Summer FF related work in MT

Bob,

You guys have any desire/intentions to expand over on the Bozeman side? Lower Madison, Upper MO, etc. We need your reliability bad over here!
Forum: Western U.S. 03-06-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Where to fly fish near Phonix?

Don't overlook the residential ponds around the Phoenix suburbs for carp and bass. If your only interested in trout then the Salt River East of Phoenix is stocked with rainbows.

It's a long drive...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-05-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,161
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Winners Announced for the Keepemwet Photo Contest!

Hey Ard,

Just got home and opened the package from Alaska. The flies are phenomenal. Thanks again. Can't wait to swing em on the OP next week.
Forum: Western U.S. 02-14-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Couple Hours in Utah

Had a great trip to Utah and I think I'm obligated to throw up a small TR since you guys were so helpful.

We left Bozeman late in the day and made it to a rest stop just short of Salt Lake before...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,702
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Snakes on my Brain

I think the original OP will adapt pretty quickly. When I first moved West I was pretty sketched out about fishing in areas with rattle snakes. Where I grew up you can belly crawl through the woods...
Forum: Western U.S. 02-04-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Couple Hours in Utah

It's on my bucket list to hit the Bighorn in February or March but can't justify a trip during peak tourist season. Fortunately we are blessed with a lot of water that provides solitude during the...
Forum: Western U.S. 02-03-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Couple Hours in Utah

Well then maybe I'll save the gas and make a shorter drive to the Bighorn…..:D
Forum: Western U.S. 02-03-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Couple Hours in Utah

Awesome guys. Much appreciated. I think we will hit the Lower Provo since I'm short on time. As far as crowds I'll just pretend I'm on the Upper Madison and that its last week of June. People tend...
Forum: Western U.S. 02-03-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By swampdonkey
Couple Hours in Utah

Hey guys,

I'm running down to Capital Reef National Park this weekend from Bozeman and I've never wetted a line in Utah so figure I have to stop somewhere for a couple hours. I don't have time to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Fish Whispering

Yup…... Zac is the real deal. He is also a very talented rod maker.
Forum: Other Gear 01-30-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Flycraft ? Anyone see this ?

They are pretty tippy and you need communication between the guy in the bow and the rower when he is standing up. That being said for specific bodies of water they are pretty awesome.

I like...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-15-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Bozeman reels

There is a link at the bottom of the order page for the individual reels. All the way to the right the price of the spools are highlighted in blue and linked to the order form.

I'd post the link...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Clutch Rods.......

They are building a pretty big presence in Florida. Lot of respected salt guides in the keys swear by them. I've got the Archipelago in 10wt for permit. A buddy that guides in the keys turned me on...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Roadtrip through Canada, Help!

Also take note that some provinces require the use of a guide so you'll want to do your homework on where you might fish and whether your going to have to book a guide for that time frame or...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-05-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Bozeman reels

I went down and knocked on the door of their shop as I wanted to see how one would balance on my 5wt. That and I was curious about the operation as I'm starting to see a lot of the reels on local...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-04-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Caye Caulker Belize??

I think I'm going to pull the trigger on Caulker as what I've read looks pretty cool. If I were going solo I would just go back to Punta Gorda as I love that area. However, Permit fishing isn't...
Forum: Western U.S. 01-03-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Fishing opportunities in and or outside of phoniex

Look at the Salt River to the East of Phoenix. We caught small mouth out of there and chased some pretty large carp as well. It's also stocked with trout at certain times of the year but I think...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Your Top Three Books.....

These are probably geared more towards the older boys but all are good reads.

1. Fifty places to fly fish before you die. (lots of pictures and a great road map of places to fish throughout life)...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-01-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By swampdonkey
Caye Caulker Belize??

Anyone ever fished out of there? My wife wants to spend her vacation time somewhere warm in April and that means Belize in my eyes. I've done Ambergris Caye and Punta Gorda but not been to Caye...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 12-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Bozeman area members?

I've only been here about a year and a half but fire away. I grilled a lot of people before we made the move.
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 12-18-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Running line by yo feet

That video was a game changer for me. I just got off the river after trying it and it makes a world of difference. Much appreciated link.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,161
Posted By swampdonkey
re: Keepemwet Photo Contest is Now Open for Judging--Place a "Like" on Your Favorites!!

Cool idea for a contest.

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a531/dansmith1982/10446089_10153023508879409_3209819780279165136_o_zps612c857a.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By swampdonkey
Re: Fishing Field Notes

I wouldn't do it out of respect for the few others that have found the locations on their own. Since very few fish it this means they probably haven't told others. If I were them I would be severely...
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