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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-16-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Whizzer
Re: single fibre split tails?

thanks for all the tips. i messed with about all the methods you guys suggested. i have charley's book and do my best to make his shop the most profitable in colorado!! rick takahashi took a few...
Forum: Fly Swap 03-16-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,906
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Emerger Swap

guess i'll go with barr emerger bwo. just finished the rusty spinners. will try to get these out next week.

steve
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-07-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Whizzer
single fibre split tails?

working on some rusty spinners 18 and 20's. looking for tips on tying in the single fibre split tails. have read the books and looked at some videos. been to the fly shop. gotten some good info,...
Forum: Fly Swap 03-04-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,906
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Emerger Swap

don;t know what i'll tie, but i'd like to get in if possible

steve
Forum: Fly Swap 03-04-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,704
Posted By Whizzer
Re: BWO Life Cycle Swap

if there is still room i'd like to get in with rusty spinner size 18

steve
Forum: Fly Swap 02-28-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,570
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Valentines Day Soft Hackle Fly Swap

this was my first swap. very cool!! thank you to everyone involved. the flies are awesome. special thanks to john. it's gotta be a lot of work and i sure appreciate you taking your time to do...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 02-27-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Big Horn Report

here's an update for those who may have an interest in heading to the "Horn"

River update
River flows have been averaging 2400 all winter. The reservoir is at 88% capacity. The overall snowpack...
Forum: Fly Swap 02-23-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,477
Posted By Whizzer
Re: MAY Chironomid Swap

took a few jumbo's and a few halo's to the local trout pond for a test drive today. figured i'd send out the one that did best. no contest, jumbo's 11, halo's 2 (an hour each). 'course it may have...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-18-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Going Away For Awhile.............

be well,
be safe.

hope to see you at sheep creek later in the year!

steve
Forum: Share Patterns 02-14-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Whizzer
Re: What are you tying now?

just finished some skinny nelsons for st pat day swap and now back to midges, scuds and midge pupae. wex is kinda tough so i get to sit at the bench(table) for a few days!!

steve
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-14-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,611
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Tandem knot set up

hey wildcat,

well, i'm still a tad woozy from the bud, but i'll give it a shot(jack in the black!). i mend for the nymph or midge. most of the time my dry/dropper set up is using the dry as an...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-12-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,611
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Tandem knot set up

here's a method i picked up from leroy hiatt and dave engerbretson(rip)
slide the upper dry on the leader, don't tie it on. tie on the appropriate length of tippet and tie the nymph on the tippett....
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 02-09-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Big Thompson Report 2-7-09

glad to hear you had a good day on the bt. sorry i missed you. i went up the poudre and looked for nebrasks plates, but came up empty. midges were working up there as well. also did well on some...
Forum: Fly Swap 02-07-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,477
Posted By Whizzer
Re: MAY Chironomid Swap

i'd like in on this one. not sure what yet. maybe a jumbo juju or a halo midge. i'll come up with sumpin'.

thanks

Steve
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Fishing new water...do I have the right plan?

hi pl4a,

sorry you didn't do well on the bt. don't get discouraged. the conditions were awful and the tail waters get a ton of pressure this time of the year so fishing gets spotty and technical....
Forum: Fly Swap 02-07-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,570
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Valentines Day Soft Hackle Fly Swap

Sent my flies a few minutes ago. shud be there monday or tuesday.
#12 Krystal Flash Soft Hackle.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-20-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Poudre River report

Update:

fished the same area past 3 days and did real well. midge larva, midge pupa. some action on 18 BHPT's. more open ater than last report. pool below spillway difficult to fish, but there...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-20-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Big Horn Report

heya CK!

"How long of a drive from Ft. Collins??"

it's 6-1/2 hours straight up 25 to fort smith. pretty easy drive if the wind ain't blowin' :). i try to leave after work and fish 2 days...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-19-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Whizzer
Big Horn Report

Thought I'd pass this report along fyi.

Flow is at 2450 cfs. Water temperature at the Afterbay is 39 degrees. Grass is gone and the bottom is pretty clean. A little moss here and there. The...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-09-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Rmc
Views: 291
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Rmc

Heya RMC! welcome from the eastern side of the hills. good luck in the mangroves!! nice to have you on the forum

steve
Forum: Fly Swap 01-08-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,009
Posted By Whizzer
Re: St. patricks day fly swap

i'll give it a shot. maybe a potato bug!!

steve
Forum: Fly Swap 01-06-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,570
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Valentines Day Soft Hackle Fly Swap

i'll be tying a crystal flash soft hackle. you can see how to tie it at FlyTying: The Angler's Art on OMN (http://kwsu.org/Offers/FlyTying.aspx) episode 305. i'll go with the black flash and...
Forum: Southeast U.S. 01-03-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By Whizzer
Re: Hello!

welcome from colorado josh!
it's a great place to hang and get some good info
glad to have you along

steve
Forum: Member Introductions 01-03-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Whizzer
Re: hello all

it may be a challenge trying to get work in the edwards area, but it is a great location for outdoor activities. very close to many great rivers and stillwater, and the riding and sliding at...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-02-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Whizzer
Re: hello all

Welcome Bryce. I'm kinda new here too and it's a great site. I live in Fort Collins and have fished the area around here extensively. Be glad to pass along any info that may help you catch fish. ...
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