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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-14-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

I don't pay any attention to wrapping the hackle into the creases of the chenille. I like my hackle to be sparse. It would be too full if the hackle followed every wrap of chenille. Its quite a non...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-14-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

I tie them the 2nd way you described. No issues at all with durability.

I also have Woolly Wisdom. Excellent book :)
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Davy Knot and Double Davy Knot

My protocol for knot choice is the non slip loop knot (or Kreh loop) for any and all applications when possible. But I am a big fly guy. Though I still prefer this knot when fishing small...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Home Waters

My current home slice is a right turn around the back side of Mars... Or is that Uranus:) its called the black river and it was fishable for a grand total of 2 weeks this year. :(

I am a "home...
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 150
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Best 'table grapes' I've ever eaten!

Fred you crack me up! If I blew thru a pound of grapes in a day, they'd blow thru me in about 90 seconds! LOL. That's right, I forgot a TJ popped up in meth-ford after I left a few years ago.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By Flygrain
Re: American Journey

There's just so many options! If you're a river guy, I would suggest putting off the trip to later in the summer to avoid high runoff flows. In fact, right now is a marvelous time of year to fish...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 464
Posted By Flygrain
Re: It's Larry's birthday !!!!

Happy birthday Larry! Hope it was a great one!!
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By Flygrain
Re: You have got to be kidding me.....

Sounds like Chrome weather in BC :)
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-04-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By Flygrain
Re: I'm coming home!

And so it begins...

Tomorrow my wifes Toyota Rav4 will be packed with her personal effects. The two of us will drive to Hillsboro Oregon over the period of 7 days. It pains me to say we will be...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Cracked and split fingers

The reason its happening is those rivers are very Alkaline. The water is hard from its high contents of limestone, chalk and Dolomite. Many waters around the world are this way. in fact, many...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-31-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By Flygrain
Re: How would you fish this river?

I would start by wading my way upstream and quarter casts in toward shore and structure. Use a floating line, short leader and weighted black beadhead wooly bugger. Cast into shoreline pockets,...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Baja march-april

The only bummer this year is theres just no bait. The regions from the east cape up thru LaPaz and up to Loreto (and beyond) have had NO sardine at all this summer. There have been a few Balyhoo...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,448
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Catch and Release...

I concur completely with careful handing of any fish to be released. I cant help but always chuckle at the irony of these kind of threads on flyfishing forums. We walk a razors edge of sanity with...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Waaaaay off topic

I just asked my vet if there is a mobile euthanasia option so it could be done in my home, she said she'd call around, but its a small town with few options. I don't want this sweet dog to spend his...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-24-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Waaaaay off topic

Very timely post. We have a young cat now that is just the sunshine of our lives. Well, our two beagles are our first love. Unfortunately, as I type this, I am sitting beside Sprocket, the alpha...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-21-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 766
Posted By Flygrain
Re: The Slow Demise of "Honor..."

Jerry

It stings my heart to hear someone did this to you. Honor is a dying trait indeed. Its swirling down the toilet bowl right along with respect. Respect is something that I take very...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-21-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 14,670
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Whatcha listenin to?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlE-FkmgFDE&list=PLEE02C8464E640965&index=13
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Fishing and lightning

Yep! I was part of a mess of boats clogging a ramp to get off the water during a bad one. 30-40" german browns were blitzing schools of tui chub all around us on a shallow sand flat. I will take...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 08-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Alpine Lakes - Summer

In lake where Chironomids are present, they are in there and a major food source for fish 12 months out of the year. Even in lakes that freeze over.

The important thing for anglers is to be aware...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Fishing and lightning

As long as we're sharing stories, I was on a lake in southern Oregon when a nasty one popped up. We had some distance to motor back to the ramp. I started filming a movie with my little camera to...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 08-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Box of musky flies

If you guy are holding out for a better deal, you wont find it. I know a lot of guys that tie these big musky flies and would never sell them. Theres just no way to charge what they are worth in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Fishing and lightning

Ive seen a few photos like this over the years, but it just now occurred to me that this carnage could be repurposed as tying material :) :) :)
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Fishing and lightning

Now here is something you don't hear every day ;)


Absolutely right on about not taking your chances with lightning. I have a couple stories from encounters Ive had that make my voice shake a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By Flygrain
Re: I'm gonna need a new name

Just found out yesterday my buddy is moving to Denver too.

How about the "Baconator"? Has nothing to do with Denver, I just love bacon. hehehe! :)
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,140
Posted By Flygrain
Re: Best fighting fish?!

Gotta go with a wild steelhead. They just never ever quit!
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