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Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,254
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Say wot??? $89.95?

Last year they all they did was change the Rio Gold packaging and they were blowing the old boxes out for 30 bucks each. Same line different box and over half off? That was the deal of the year.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By nicknick222
Re: What TROUT did i catch

Just a nice Brown. Ive seen a few with that coloration, even caught a rare few spotted brown trout one time, that was something to see with only a couple spots. :icon_cool
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Wool indicator or yarn indicator

They are pretty cool tools, didnt feel like buying one so I made my own and it looks and performs exactly like the real one. I may post a tutorial on it someday. I also found a lifetime supply of the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,688
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Starting a club at my University!

Great work guys love the pictures and the trips!! As president of the Trojan Anglers Club out here at USC (southern california, not south carolina) Im going through all the same struggles and issues....
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,410
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Energy Expended Jumping for Midges

Im surprised nobody has suggested midge clusters yet. Due to a breeze or currents midges like to drift together and get stuck in mats. Often times the most aggressive rises I witness in winter months...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,780
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Anyone not use tippet? fly right to leader


Troll in the Dungeon! - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By nicknick222
Re: There's No Drought at the Beach

Great fish Eric! Did that shovel actually take your fly? Never hooked one on anything but squid strips and an occasional sand crab. Sure fun to bring in though!
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Southern California Steelhead

While I respect the endangerment of the southern steelhead and I understand the gravity of their situation the sad truth is that the majority of the populations that once ran from through southern...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Cabalas Rio Gold ?

Thats the best 39 dollar fly line youre ever going to find.
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By nicknick222
Re: That One Thing

Fly fishing is something more primal and natural than anything else for me. It just feels right. And there is always the challenge, the idea that a creature with the brain the size of a pea can...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Rio Gold fly line at over 50% off

I use rio gold on all my trout rods. Thanks for the post! picked up a spare 4,5 and 6 with free shipping. Great deal!!
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,445
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Wading Jacket ?

Any of the Simms will do the job for you, I love my simms paclite and my G3 was great until I traded it in for an Arcteryx. It all comes down to whether you want a shorter length jacket or longer and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-18-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,822
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Fly tying table plans.

Take a look at Oasis tying benches. They are not for everyone but they have all the necessary tool spots and some cool functional ideas. Im sure if you are good with woodworking you can make one...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,782
Posted By nicknick222
Re: 10' 4wt recomendations

I have a BIIIx Winston 10' 4 and recently bought my grandfather a Helios II 10' 4 for his birthday. After fishing both I have to say if you want to nymph all day I think the helios is a bit lighter...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Need a line for Winston B3x

Gotta throw another pitch in for gold. I use it on all my winstons.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-30-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,465
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Can you tie the small stuff?

I tie regularly down to 24. I have a few 22 and 24 extended body dries ive made that have tested me for sure but where I fish the small stuff really works but normally just a thread midge will do and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Trout fishing with crawfish fly. Strike indicator?

Many times I fish a crayfish pattern on a full sink line retrieved very slowly... as in 2 inches per 10 seconds slowly in deep holes or lakes. This comes from my experiences tossing jigs for big...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Midge fishing

What kind of tips are you looking for? And for dries or nymphing?
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,724
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Besides Fly fishing, What do you like to do?

Heres a few other hobbies I find myself doing:

Studying... not much fun but hey gotta do what you gotta do..
Throwing oversize swimbaits for LMB's
Playing guitar/ukulele
Carving and painting...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,272
Posted By nicknick222
Re: And Catch Fish He Did...

Great shots!!! Im very jealous. Hopefully I can make it up in the next two weeks for a little bit. I want to catch it before all the leaves hit the ground and it looks like they are getting close!
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,427
Posted By nicknick222
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Match the hatch???

I believe it comes down to where you are fishing. If the river in question is a freestone river with not much hatching and not very much fishing pressure I really dont believe the pattern matters as...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Sunday at the Beach (more of Malibu's finest)

Tanks for planning the trip!! It was an awesome time. Next time lets get some of those pesky corbina too. :D
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-02-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Obscure dead animals, get them here!

Antelope is awesome for spinning!! Try that one out if you havent.
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,716
Posted By nicknick222
Re: Favorite Fly Shop

Yuppp! I was gonna say fisherman's spot and marriotts too. Both awesome places with great guys!

I gotta add in Float n' Fish in Navajo Dam, NM. That little shop has some of the best tying...
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