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Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By tex
Re: Kinds of trout

Don't forget the Redbands
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-17-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 94,515
Posted By tex
Re: warmwater pics

Ha! Awesome! There are a few giant goldfish in the local pond here. Cant get them to even look at a fly but I am going to keep at it
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By tex
Re: Took my son fly fishing for the first time

I am looking forward to this day. My 9 month old just took his first step this past Saturday.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By tex
Re: Computer question

Contact your credit card company!!! Even after 8 months, they will take care of you!!! Best part of a CC is their customer service!!!
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By tex
Re: Computer question

contact your credit card company. They will make sure you're taken care of.

But a Mac!
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By tex
Re: ferrule damage

Looks like a flaw in the epoxy process. They wrap the ferrules and then apply a thin epoxy over the wraps. The wraps give it strength and the epoxy protects and seals the wraps. Getting the epoxy...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 07-24-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By tex
Re: Hyper selective fish

When fishing in California, always think caddis. They are around year round and hatch throughout most of the year.
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By tex
Re: Why the extra tip for bamboo fly rods?

When I build my graphite rods, I like to order a replacement tip. This way if it breaks and Im out I am still good to go

Also, Orvis has a warranty, I don't like to have to wrap again. So I do 2...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,926
Posted By tex
Re: Camper/Trailer Stories....

I have a 21' trailer that I love. Best money spent in a long time. Think of it as allowing a luxurious home base when you're out and about. Use the truck for the day and have a "lodge" you can come...
Forum: Wanted/Swap Classifieds 07-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By tex
Re: WTB a 0 or 1 weight fly rod.

check out RDP fly rods. You can get a custom wrapped rod for a very affordable price. My favorite rod is a 1wt RDP that I built. Absolutely amazing high Sierra rod and the bluegill pond is a hoot as...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-09-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By tex
Re: Fishing my favorite water...

That is my dream stream. I am super jealous!

Glad you had a good time
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,227
Posted By tex
Re: What did you catch this weekend?

All I was able to catch was a slight buzz. I have a 6 month old, I don't get to fish much anymore
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By tex
Re: Hook Keeper

Find a local rod builder to put one on for you. Shouldn't run more than $30. I use hook keepers on all of the rods I build. It is the easy way to hook and walk to the next hole
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By tex
Re: Nymphing fly rods?

my dedicated nymph rig is a custom made 13' 3wt on an Anglers Roost blank. Really lets you get it out there and keep a tight line
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-11-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By tex
Re: Newbie Questions Regarding Spillways

Not an answer, just a reminder.

Some states (California, for example) have restrictions on how close to a dam you can fish. Make sure the pool doesn't conflict with the Nevada fishing rules and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-04-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By tex
Re: Help with Kayak Fly Rod for Bluegills

I use my 7'6" Orvis Clearwater 3wt in the yak all the time for bluegill and small bass at the local lake
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,169
Posted By tex
Re: simms vs orvis

I LOVE my Orvis Guide Waders!!!!!!!! Very happy with them.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 968
Posted By tex
Re: most effective way of marketing a fly shop

There are 2 shops around me. One is right off the freeway, can't miss them. The other is a little further out. The one right off the freeway is horrible. The manager is condescending and treats...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-27-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By tex
Re: Silver Fork of the American River

Don't worry, I am not very good at this either. In fact, this was my second time catching trout on the Silver Fork and the first time I only caught 2 5" fish. Practice practice practice.

I took a...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-20-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By tex
Re: Silver Fork of the American River

Do you have waders or are you fishing from shore? It can be tough to get into a good position if you aren't getting wet
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-20-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By tex
Re: Silver Fork of the American River

Went out to the Silver Fork yesterday. 12 fish in just under 2 hours. Royal coachman with a weighted hare's ear as a dropper. Takes before 1:00 were on the nymph, takes after 1:00 were on the...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-16-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By tex
Re: Silver Fork of the American River

Directions to said "crystal basin"?
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-14-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By tex
Re: Silver Fork of the American River

directions to said "granite basin"?
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By tex
Re: Orvis Sonic Convert. Waders

Great idea!!! I always struggle with my Orvis Guide Wadders. I get them in the boot but it always bunches a bit and can be uncomfortable.
Forum: Pacific Southwest 04-06-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By tex
Re: Silver Fork of the American River

Nope, no fish in the Silver Fork or Caples Creek. Nothing to see here. Move along


No, really


Ok, ok. Maybe there are a few fish.

Truth be told, there are a ton of fish, even some pretty...
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