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Forum: Fly Rods 08-22-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Not liking Orvis lately

TFO - not spendy and a dang nice rod.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,509
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Say wot??? $89.95?

I had a pretty neat pair of nippers that had a hook stone, useless hook threader, and one or two other things. Then the do hickey thingy that held them to my vest must have broke. I was bummed but...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Best Buddy learning to fly fish and I.

Awesome! Must be nice to have water like that out your front door!
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Fishing Wrist watches

I never wear a watch when I am fishing. That would be like taking your mother-in-law on your honeymoon.
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By barefoot_t
A fly fishing first for me!

I went down to the lower Provo yesterday afternoon. It was a beautiful day, I get into one of my favorite spots and I see trout feeding on the top. Not sipping but attacking what looked like Caddis...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Fly Hooks

I use a magnifying lamp at my tying desk and a 2X magnifier the flips up under the bill of my hat, if I lean my head back I can use my bifocals too!! :icon_bigg
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Fly Hooks

I downloaded those charts, great idea and I did the hook switch when I bought them and went with a heavier wire. I am tying stimulators so I will tie in some thin foam to compensate for the heavier....
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By barefoot_t
Fly Hooks

Do the rest of you who tie ever run into recipes that call for say a Tiemco 5212 6-18 and then you go to buy them and find out they only make them to 16? Or you have to visit 5 stores to get all the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Father's Day Gifts

Since my birthday and Father's Day always collide by a day or two I just send my wife an email various fishing or wood working desires and get surprised.
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Fishing around Yosemite

Sounds like fun! Have you fished the middle fork of the Tuolumne near the Lumsden White water raft in?
Forum: Western U.S. 06-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: A couple of Evenings in Vernal ???

Go to the Green, it is nit that far. If you are off work at 5:30 you will be just in time for the evening hatch. In town is Bigfoot Fly shop - stop there.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-06-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Reel seat insert

So what did you decide and what does it look like now?
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: River Notes

That is Amazing! Exactly what was talked towards the end of the book!
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By barefoot_t
River Notes

Just finished reading River Notes - A natural and human history of the Colorado by Wade Davis. Good read if the conservation and ecology of our rivers interests you. And as fishermen/women it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: 297 lb Grouper

Yeah, I wondered about the fact that it was possibly to old to be passing genes. I still eat fish, usually ones that get hooked deep and I am pretty sure they will die. I have no problem with...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: King of the River

Jeez, now I am going to have to choke up the extra 4 bucks to get WFN. If I see one more bass show though I may puke.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Finding a wader leak

Hold it tight, fill it with air and hold it under water in the tub and squeeze it. Look for the tiny stream of bubbles. Kind of like we did with our bike inner tubes when we were kids. I walked in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By barefoot_t
297 lb Grouper

Saw an article in the news about a guy out of LA out in the Gulf caught a 297 lb grouper, apparently the 3rd largest ever caught. Nice pic of it hanging on the scale, dead, unable to pass on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Golden Trout work trip.

Looking for volunteers because the state is broke? I used to live not far from Nimbus rd. That is where the salmon and steelhead hatchery is on the American River. I sure do miss those rivers!
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Current flies are you using?

If you have to finally convince your fiancÚ to 'let' you go fishing you may want to re-consider either marriage or fishing. Just sayin, And a zugbug is one of my all time favs.
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: WOW.....1600, Really???

Wait, politicians making it harder on criminals? They ARE criminals!:eek:
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: My daughter has come to age....3

Good idea, my son started at 2' I think it was a teenage mutant ninja turtle or some such nonsense. He fed the ducks our lunch and a catfish took his bait while he was goofing around. He is today,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Mt. Shasta

Love Shasta!! No Squatch report? 21 years ago I took my wife there for our honeymoon, we camped right where the McCloud enters the lake. Excellent fishing! We used to take the kids there every...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Stealhead spotted in Southern California!

That is encouraging for sure!
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By barefoot_t
Re: Little Hole - Green River

Yup, we crossed the dam and then went down to Little Hole Rd. I fished up and down stream of the launch. Breathtaking to say the least, and yes 2 hours was a tease!!
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