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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-16-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Streamers in the N. Platte

If you like throwing streamers you will need some vanilla buggers as well.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 913
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What to look for?

Welcome to the forum! Time and repetition will tell you what patterns work best on your streams. I use a variety of searching/attractor patterns all depending on the main food source in the river....
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-09-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: If you could be air-dropped to fish anywhere in America....

Great thread and great stories! Got me thinking of fishing with Dad in Wyoming as a kid.

I would have to ask if the ticket could be for two and drop us off on the top of Woodchuck Pass outside of...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-09-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Your proudest fly tying moment

Yes, I too have the same first fish I caught on my Top Secret Midge story, and don't get me wrong that was a great day. Hooked me for life, Ha Ha.

However...

Best tying moment was the first...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-08-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What happened to the Arkansas between Canon City and Salida

Bill and Taylor will need to come around a little quicker with the information they continue to post on the web site. The caddis are just not there and to continue to tell people the caddis are...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-03-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What happened to the Arkansas between Canon City and Salida

Very good to hear!! Enjoy the weekend. I do believe the river, she is a changing. The fish sure seem healthy. I love the Arkansas and the crowds are more spread out than the rivers up north and on...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-03-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What happened to the Arkansas between Canon City and Salida

pb Colorado,
Thanks for the input that is an interesting idea and as good as anything I have heard. When you are up on the Arkansas turn over a couple rocks and pull a branch or two from the river....
Forum: Fly Rods 04-29-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,390
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: 2013 5-Weight Shootout

I am a big Winston fan but seeing Tom Morgan at number 2 and Winston's BIIIx at nine do you wonder which way the former owners company is going?
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Runoff...good news/bad news

Nobody would tell you to go to Deckers. I do not even think anyone here is that cruel.

I spend the runoff with the kids on a couple of high mountain lakes with a fly and bubble set up. I may even...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,498
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: You know you're a fly fisherman when...

When people know you are a fisherman but have to ask what you do for a living.
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Runoff...good news/bad news

I am not sure where you are but here in Colorado Springs, we are going to get into the mid 70s for two days then more spring snow and a low of 18. This Spring or should I say Winter is crazy this...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-29-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What happened to the Arkansas between Canon City and Salida

I would like to know the same. The information came from a local shop here in Colorado Springs and again with a local fly shop on the Arkansas. I hope this is not an example of how not to help out...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-29-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What happened to the Arkansas between Canon City and Salida

Streamers and BWOs. The fishing is still fantastic just different. The fish are healthy and I would say on the average larger as well. The aquatic diet has just been changed to the multitude of...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-28-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By fishngolf16
What happened to the Arkansas between Canon City and Salida

I have been on the Arkansas during the Caddis Hatch since 1999 and to say this year is different would be an understatement.

The cased Caddis that creates the prolific hatches this river is known...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-26-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,175
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Orvis Clearwater?

I started with a Clearwater, my brother started with a Clearwater, and my kids now have a Clearwater. Great rods for the price and they still come with the 25 year warranty. Easy decision, buy the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-24-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Where Should I Go!?????

Kind of partial to the Colorado area but you cannot go wrong with the opportunities for tailwater fishing just on the front range. The Big Thompson up north, the South Platte (several tails within...
Forum: Fly Lines 04-22-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,549
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Textured or not?

Just my 2 cents. I have had terrible luck with the textured lines. The floating capability seems to be way below industry standards. The casting is great but from a presentation stand point the...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-02-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,857
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: All around 4wt

Where did you end up buying the rod? Just curious about the issues you had trying to demo the rod.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,006
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What would you do?

If you are actually talking about Steve from that store at 24 then I totally understand your issue. He is a great guy and would do anything to help you find the right equipment. He is the very...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 991
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: What would you do?

I have been on both sides of the fence on this one. When I started fishing it was with my dad flinging bait on small streams in Wyoming. When I later picked up Fly Fishing I thought all the...
Forum: Other Gear 02-28-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Adventure Flyfishing Co vest

8snake,

Wow, that is nice stuff. I have never seen Adventure Fly-fishing merchandise. Are there any retail outlets that sell this gear? I would like to get my hands on it before purchasing.
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Snow Levels in Colorado & New Mexico

Google Colorado Snow Pack Report and there should be a link from snotel. This map will give you a chance to get a good picture of what to expect around here this summer. The snow pack has come up...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Using Yarn as an Indicator?

Pat Doresy at the Blue Quill Angler in Evergreen has a yarn indicator you can copy and it is a great small fly indicator. I have even caught a fish on this indicator (no hook). I have attached the...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-03-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: RS2 Sizing/ how to fish

Do not give up on the 16s they will work well during a BWO hatch (tied in olive) on the Arkansas or even on Grey Reef (tied in black and grey) early as Mayflies and BWOs start coming off.

Do not...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-28-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By fishngolf16
Re: Colorado in early April

Do not let anybody discourage you from being ready for Caddis in early April. Low flows, no snow pack, and above average temperatures could bring the caddis up even earlier than April. The caddis...
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