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Forum: Flies 01-16-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By Biggie
Re: Epoxy

A little trick for working with Epoxy is to go to a camera shop that still sells developing chemicals and purchase a small bottle of Photo-Flo 200. It is a soapy solution that you can dip your...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By Biggie
My son brought a tear to my eye this morning!

http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd158/biggiesbugs/IMGP1297-1.jpg

This morning I asked my 8 year old son if he wanted to go fishing on Sunday! He got very excited and asked me if we were going...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-21-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Biggie
Re: Advice request for trip to Montana

Gregg,
Good choice of rivers, but keep all options open and don't get your heart set on just the list you mentioned. Conditions change and who knows when you may pull into a gas station or be...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By Biggie
Re: ? For Weather Nerds (like me)

My guess is Montana, We hold the distinction for the largest 24 hr and 12 hr temperature changes so why not take all three distinctions!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 02-15-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,447
Posted By Biggie
Re: Fishing trip to Montana from UK

With your dates, flexibility will be your greatest asset. There are many factors in late April that can either make for an epic day on the water or a complete waste of time. You will have several...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-08-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,569
Posted By Biggie
Re: Looking for good Sow Bug patterns

Here is link to step by step instructions to a great sow bug that I tie for the Mo, Bighorn and Spring creeks!

Josh Stanish Carpet Sowbug - 11:50...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 02-08-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Biggie
RIP Sylvester Nemes!

The Legendary Sylvester Nemes passed away on Thursday Feb 3rd with his wife Hazel by his side. I was fortunate to have shared many conversations with Syl over the years and his soft hackle...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,919
Posted By Biggie
Re: Fly Fishing Raft

I have owned a Aire Super Puma for 13 seasons of guiding and it is still going very strong. I did have a problem a couple years ago with one of my chambers blowing up from me being an idiot and not...
Forum: Fly Shops and Online Retailers 02-01-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By Biggie
Re: Drift Away Outfitters

Where are the moderators on this one, too worried about a college student's survey I guess.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By Biggie
Re: Fly Fishing Survey

I don't see what the problem with a survey is. It may have been the first post but it appeared to me the poster was upfront and told us that it was for a school project.

Beninfl, you can send me...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-14-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By Biggie
Re: Tandem for Sparkle Pupa

I fish sparkle pupa's primarily on nymph rig setups under an indicator. They do work well as a dropper on a dry dropper rig, but I do very well fishing them just the same as I would a stonefly...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,130
Posted By Biggie
Re: Montana looking to Ban Felt Wading boots! What's your take!

Some great responses, many of which show great concern for the resource as a whole. I do support doing everything possible to keep ANS from our streams but as the Bill currently stands there are a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,130
Posted By Biggie
Montana looking to Ban Felt Wading boots! What's your take!

A bill in front of the Montana Legislature is looking to Ban Felt Soled Wading Boots starting in October of 2011. Here is a link to the Bill along with some other additional scientific studies in...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-19-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Biggie
Re: Trivia 3

Aspen Tree grove in Colorado! All the trees share a root system making them one organism.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 12-16-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Biggie
Re: Float tubing the Bighorn

It has been done but I would highly recommend not doing it. First and foremost because even though the Bighorn is fairly mild it does have some dangers that could kill you in a float tube. I...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-16-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By Biggie
Re: Trivia 2

Brook Trout?
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 12-13-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 22,185
Posted By Biggie
Re: Cut Throat Trout Pics

A few from Southwest Montana!

http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd158/biggiesbugs/IMGP0150_055.jpg

Getting there on Hay Burners!
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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By Biggie
Re: Montana... what about the rest of the state?

Alex,
Montana is a huge state with many different environments. The majority of the trout fishing is done in the areas near the mountains. The NW corner of Montana does have some good fishing...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Biggie
Re: My First Sculpin, What do you think?

Your off to a great start, the profile is good with the pronounced head. The only thing that I would add to the fly is to change the pectoral fins. The peck fins are a very major component of the...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-03-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By Biggie
Re: Trivia ?

I cheated to find the answer because I wasn't going to sit around and stew on it for a couple days. It did take a good bit of searching because most of what I typed into the search engines gave me...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 12-02-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,091
Posted By Biggie
Re: Barb wired fence running across Odell spring creek in Ennis Montana

Dean-MT, I don't think the A means a thing on the plates, I changed my 6 plates out years ago and my TU plate starts with ACG and I have a Bozeangeles address.

Unfortunately the tubers probably...
Forum: The Fly Cast 12-02-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,634
Posted By Biggie
Re: Rod Grip: Thumb or Index Finger?

Stopping your rod at the appropriate points in the casting stroke is far more important than how you grip the rod. When I teach a new angler to cast I make it a point to have them keep their thumb...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 12-02-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,091
Posted By Biggie
Re: Barb wired fence running across Odell spring creek in Ennis Montana

Dean-mt,
Save yourself the hassle of letting folks know where you live in Montana. "6" plates are probably despised as much as "4" plates so I gave up my standard issue state plate and got the TU...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-30-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,091
Posted By Biggie
Re: Barb wired fence running across Odell spring creek in Ennis Montana

Fishalong John,
You can not cut the fence but you have every right to get out of the stream to portage the fence safely. Here is the Montana Annotated Code Law that gives you the right. I would...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 11-18-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Biggie
More than just fly fishing in Montana! Go Cats!

For the last 110 years there has been one Saturday in November that everyone in Montana drops everything for, "The Brawl of the Wild". The Cat-Griz football game divides families and friends as they...
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