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Forum: Fly Rod Building 02-01-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By rrarods
Re: Test Wraps

Mojo is right on with this one. After time you will just start to see the colors you need to use! For my rods I lay out the blank and come up with my primary color. I lay tread spools next to it and...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 02-01-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By rrarods
Re: hook keeper

I quit using them a while back on rods I build. Many people seem to think they want them but once they don't have one they get used to doing the hook on the first guide and wrapping around the reel...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-21-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,668
Posted By rrarods
I have the plastic burnishing tools and they have...

I have the plastic burnishing tools and they have their place. Especially when wraps are tight or you are doing a longer wrap or a re building a lot. Your fingernail gets sore! I don't use it a lot...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-21-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By rrarods
I have always had good luck with barding and have...

I have always had good luck with barding and have built many of their rods over the last few years!

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Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-21-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By rrarods
I have never heard of them before. Let me know if...

I have never heard of them before. Let me know if you have any questions though!

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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-21-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By rrarods
Awesome! Beauty. Sent from my DROIDX using...

Awesome! Beauty.

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Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-15-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,142
Posted By rrarods
Being a rod builder and leader of a project...

Being a rod builder and leader of a project healing waters rod building class I would Luke to offer up help to anyone that is interested in building their own rods. I love to do it and love to help...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 06-15-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By rrarods
We'll let me know. Also hit me up if you have any...

We'll let me know. Also hit me up if you have any questions. Id be glad to help you out!

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Forum: Flies for Alaska 06-15-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,528
Posted By rrarods
Re: Pattern Productivity, What Works;

I am definatly getting some of those! Any selections for grayling?
Forum: Flies for Alaska 06-15-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By rrarods
Any fly tips and spots in the fairbanks areas?...

Any fly tips and spots in the fairbanks areas? Ill be there first two weeks of july.

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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-10-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By rrarods
It was a blast for sure! Planning on heading back...

It was a blast for sure! Planning on heading back out there soon. Temps are up so Im guessing the fish are more active. Now I just gotta figure out how to get a bass outs there!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By rrarods
Here is my latest...

Here is my latest catch!http://tapatalk.com/mu/617ccea1-30a9-6c61.jpg

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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-08-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By rrarods
Demod id sure love some advice on....

Demod id sure love some advice on. Bluegill,crappie, and bass. I have some ponds a few miles from my house that are packed but I haven't had a lot of luck!

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Forum: Find a Fishing Partner 06-08-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By rrarods
Where you at buddy? Sent from my DROIDX...

Where you at buddy?

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Forum: Find a Fishing Partner 06-08-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,487
Posted By rrarods
Im in Thornton. Want to try some rmnp trips this...

Im in Thornton. Want to try some rmnp trips this summer. Anyone have some ideas?

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Forum: Alaska General Discussion 06-08-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By rrarods
Im always up for reading! Fishes there for about...

Im always up for reading! Fishes there for about 10 years now and keep exploring new water. Need more info on Fairbanks fishing this year!

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Forum: Alaska General Discussion 06-08-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By rrarods
I am currently living in Colorado but my dad...

I am currently living in Colorado but my dad lives in fairbanks. I need to get whom out fishing there. Ill ne moving up there in a year or two so I will be hitting you all up soon!

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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-08-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By rrarods
Re: A Lesson in Humility

I understand how you feel! I have been flyfishing for a while not but by no means consider myself very great. Small trout streams and brookies I always killed it. Just this year I ventured into the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-31-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By rrarods
First Carp on a fly!

Ok so my persistance finally paid off! Hooked up with this guy this weekend in some local ponds. First carp I have ever had on a fly! Sad thing is as he was on the line, another much bigger one was...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-30-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By rrarods
Re: Littleton Area 6/5-6/10 - Need Suggestions

I believe there is a Sportsmans Warehouse off of Wadworth blvd just north of Bowles.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-29-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By rrarods
Re: Littleton Area 6/5-6/10 - Need Suggestions

All good suggestions. You could also hit the South Platte in a few places. Down near chatfield res below the damn is pretty good if they are not letting water out. Few good miles there of water if...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-25-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By rrarods
Re: Applying Power!

Tom,

I am sure others will know this more than I but I believe what they are doing is the same as adding extra power in a golf swing. By doing the last minute wrist snap they are essentially...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-25-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By rrarods
Re: Somebody has got to be eating these...

So would you fish for the shad or go after something else? I have a lake near my house that these shad were going off the other night. Not sure what they were eating but I wanted in on the action!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-25-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By rrarods
Re: It's official, runoff started today

I hope your right! The snow pack this year has been crazy! I'm a skier and wow was it fantastic. Actually skiied Jones pass last Sat with a foot of fresh! Kind of resigned that I will be fishing...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-25-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By rrarods
Re: Tangled Tippets

One quick tip I learned is that tailing loops are generally caused by not letting the line straighten out on the back cast. Pulling forward to soon or so hard of the start of your forward cast will...
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