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Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Smallmouth time in Northern Minnesota

Awesome start to the season! Great catch. I love those border water regulations! I can finally chase some smallies this week with Wisco opener and MN starting this weekend. Can't wait to chase...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-09-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Wisconsin trout fishing video EarlyC&R Season

Made a short video for my friend Mike K. from MN. We were in Upper Wisco. This is some video from a short stretch that had active fish feeding on the surface. Mainly keyed on stoneflies. We had...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-09-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: why am i catching fish like this?

This happens quite a bit in the upper midwest. Nymphing a hole, nothing grabs, but the second you start pulling the line for the next drift you get hit. The bug season is short up north, so the...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 10-25-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Pike attck!

Great pike on the fly! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-04-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Fall smallies on the big pond!

I posted a small clip of a double we had that day. One on the spin and mine of course on the fly rod. Buddy wanted me to get something up quick for him to use. My Winston almost took a dunk in the...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 10-04-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,535
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Any fishing around Lutsen MN this time of year?

Arkman,
There are quite a few tribs that run into Lake Superior up that way. The one that sticks out in my head right away is the Cascade River, which should still have some pinks swimming around. ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-01-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Fall smallies on the big pond!

Hit Lake Superior for some fall bronzebacks. Wind and waves made the morning a little rough, but fishable. Waves and wind layed down in the afternoon. As always the fishing was fantastic. Water...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 10-01-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Fly fishing and Spin fishing.. COMBO!!

Thats cool to be able to watch how the fish react to different baits. They must be a fall feeding binge to be chasing chubs that size.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-22-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Smile TR Wisconsin with Son! First trout on the fly!

The season is winding down quick, but had to get at least one day on the water with my son Zach. He hooked into his first trout on the fly! So proud of him. We cooked some brats over the 1 burner...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 09-13-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,781
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Trout fishing around Decorah

Dixiejack I saw you mentioned something about a bait shop, don't know if this helps you, but it might for someone else making a trip in the area. On my trip I made it to Waukon, IA about 5am to get...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 09-08-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,781
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Arrow Re: Trout fishing around Decorah

I know this is an older post, but I thought I would share my first adventure to NE Iowa. Want to thank all those involved in keeping the trout fishing alive in NE Iowa :wavetowel. Stocking, stream...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: I Have a Problem

[Everybody in unison]
"HI SHANE" :icon_lol:

Just like when I'm driving and see a small creek, a river, lake or pond..or mud puddle....anything with water...oh the possibilities..
"Hmmm, never...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-13-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Smallie 5wt line recommendations

I just broke out the 5wt for some big brown hunting with some SA Sharkskin. Very good casting line. The noise stuck out right away, but by the end of the day, I was used to it. I'm not going to...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-01-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,685
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: What else have you caught

I caught a decent walleye throwing for smallies, then a huge musky decided it wanted it's snack back. Lets just we know who one that battle on my 6wt. So I caught one mangled dead walleye.

Musky...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-01-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Observations of a fishing guide

I don't think the original post was critical of clients, it's just what happens during the normal course of a fishing season, **** happens and every customer is at a different level of ability. Its...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-26-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,735
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: River lake trout fishing in Quebec

Jocelin,
The fly that was used the most was basically an oversized clouser minnow, but with synthetic hair, versus standard deer hair, doing the pause strip very slowly to keep the flies down in the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-22-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,735
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: River lake trout fishing in Quebec

Very nice pics JOCELIN. Catching lake trout on the fly is a hoot. Fortunately I live next to the biggest fresh water lake in the world with has some Lake Trout. We catch them out in the big pond,...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 02-22-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: New to the forum!!!

The Whitewater area was ravaged with floods. They closed the park for repairs to the roads, campground areas and a host of other flood related damage. The fish will survive, they always seem to. ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-20-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,463
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: Your best smallmouth Fly

Meat Whistle for me, but the clouser is a very close second.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-20-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: G Loomis GL3: feedback

The Loomis GL3 is really an underated rod. It's a very good rod for the money. I believe it is a medium-fast rod by todays fast rods like their GLX. My very first good quality rod was a GL3 5wt...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,106
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: What kind of hat do you wear?

I wear the Columbia Duck Key hat, basically a light weight, quick drying wide brim hat. I like some thing really light on my head while I'm out all day long. I used to use baseball caps, but I've...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,012
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Thumbs up Re: Difference between 5wt and 6wt?

I think Frank is right on the money...


If the rods are the same action (fast, medium, etc), then you'll probably won't notice much of a difference. I think most people notice a difference when...
Forum: Upper Mid-U.S. 11-16-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 983
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Fall Bass fishing!

Took the fly rods and spinning gear to enjoy some of the warm weather we had this fall in Northern Minnesota. Was able to get my first Minnesota November largemouth! There is some great fall fly...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Re: When you buy tying materials ?

I always try to buy first from local fly shops. Sometimes they don't have what I need, but most can always get it. Sure you can surf online and buy cheaper, but I have better satisfaction knowing...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By TheFlyMaster
Thumbs up Re: Fishing the Sacramento River Delta

Your lucky to be able to fish the Sacramento Delto area. I grew up in Vacaville, CA area and went out lots of times with the pops and his buddies for striper, mostly launching out of Rio Vista. ...
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