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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-01-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By fishordie
Re: advice on my first fly rod.

Yo G,

I normally do not post my opinions, and yes they are just opinions, more than once on a thread, but unfortunately too many new comers to the sport get led astray. Some wonderful responses...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-30-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By fishordie
Re: Streamer junkies!

I love my G Loomis NRX series of rods. I use mostly the 7 Wt with multiple spools on my Nautilus reels. If I go to a giant streamer, mouse or big reticulated I might go with the 8 Wt. I have 7 or...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By fishordie
Re: advice on my first fly rod.

Yo JK,

I have to go off the board with this one in that I suggest you don't buy anything at all. I have a bit of experience upon which I base this statement in that I sell all types of fishing of...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-18-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By fishordie
Re: Missoula Montana BRO style (Pics included)

Hi Larry,

Heck, I am jealous of me and angry at myself as those days I noted set the bar waaay to high. I prefer the bar to be set no higher than the lowest threshold so I can meet my goals every...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By fishordie
Re: Missoula Montana BRO style (Pics included)

Blackbugger and I had a great P.M. conversation regarding the issue of lifting fish, especially Bull trout, from the river in order to take a picture. BB brings up a great point as to how Bull Trout...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 55,455
Posted By fishordie
Re: Brown Trout Pics

From a couple of days ago on the Blackfoot out of Missoula, Montana. This was not the largest brown for the day or even close to it. The biggest one got out of the net before we could take a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,447
Posted By fishordie
Re: Other Fish than Trout Photos

In my post but what the heck

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/members/fishordie-albums-jamie-s-album-picture5600-imagejpeg-0-1.jpg
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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By fishordie
Missoula Montana BRO style (Pics included)

I am so fortunate in that years ago I realized trying to get my friends to go fly-fishing in Montana, as often as I wanted, was a daunting task. Someone once told me you don't get pregnant from...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-10-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By fishordie
Re: Cursed & Forever Skunked.

Fly fishing is like any other sport. Proper technique and understanding of the where, how and why fish hold/feed in particular areas of the river or lake is key. With that said, the greatest gift...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By fishordie
Monster Day on the Clark Fork

G'day all though it is actually evening,

Here in Montana it is actually still day light as it will be until about 10 or 10:30. We just got off the Clark after another Epic day with our friend and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,552
Posted By fishordie
Re: Angler Harassment in Montana

Hi Dean,

As you know Paws Up is a high end destination resort located in the Blackfoot Valley outside of Missoula. I believe the resort abuts about 10 miles of some of the most beautiful sections...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By fishordie
Re: Planning trip to Missoula, MT

Hi Todd,

One of the greatest things about fly fishing in Montana, and yes it is very different from Spin fishing in Montana, is the guides are super attentive to maintaining the fisheries. You...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,552
Posted By fishordie
Re: Angler Harassment in Montana

I have been fishing Montana for years. For me it is like a second home. However, after the movie (You know which one I mean) the city folks started moving into the southwest in droves. Prices...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By fishordie
Re: Planning trip to Missoula, MT

Yo Todd,

Those prices are absolutely correct for the area. Let me know which guides you are thinking of as I can recommend some great ones. I have been fishing Mis. for a long time. You are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,341
Posted By fishordie
Re: What is the best single piece of advice you would give beginners?

The first thing a beginner should do is find out where the closest group fly casting lessons can be found. Private lessons are even better if you can afford the cost. Many fly shops, park or fly...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By fishordie
Re: trying to fish streamers again.

Throwing streamers has been my number one favorite method of catching trout for years. Though I mostly fish streams and rivers I learned the most about streamers and how fish react to them at an...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By fishordie
Jerry Brown coming with 40 pound hollow/spliceable Spectra

I just heard from Ben Frazier who let me know J.B. is coming out shortly with a fully splice-able 40 pound hollow Spectra. I called over to J.B. and found that is exactly what is happening. I will...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-22-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,271
Posted By fishordie
Re: Fly line to leader connection - welded loops, nail knot, or something else?

I have been using the hollow Spectra insertion method for years on big fish.
Just for fun I was in Panama last week and put on a 40 pound straight flouro leader using the loop to loop onto my fly...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-26-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By fishordie
Re: Needed great guide for fishing Pensacola Florida

In my opinion a great Guide does everything they can to meet or exceed the expectations of their client. A great guide can properly tweak/improve an anglers technique if that is the desire of the...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-25-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By fishordie
Re: Needed great guide for fishing Pensacola Florida

Thank you all for your responses. I may just fly to the Bahamas for a couple of days and go bone fishing or I will stay in Pensacola. Too many choices and too little time especially since this is a...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-19-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By fishordie
Needed great guide for fishing Pensacola Florida

I am looking to fly fish the flats or ?? sometime in mid June somewhere near Pensacola Fla. I am not at all familiar with the areas so I am open for suggestions. I do not even know if there is Bone...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-02-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By fishordie
Re: Short day on the water - finally

A well told tale Jim,

Thank you.

Jamie
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-30-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By fishordie
Re: I found this discount on a salt water reel

My reel with extra spool came in today. Looks like it was a steal. I guess I will find out on my first Tuna with that thing. Feels pretty good. Not as precise as my Abel Super 13 but for what I...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-28-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By fishordie
Re: I found this discount on a salt water reel

Hi Jim,

The 60 Hollow is the smallest diameter we can comfortably splice in J.B. Though they maybe coming out with a 40 # 16 carrier item in the future I am looking for hollow which is truly...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-27-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By fishordie
Re: I found this discount on a salt water reel

I would be super happy with 500+ yds and a 14 or 15 wt. line. We will see.
I am also going to look at other brands of hollow such as Blackwater. I have always worked with J.B. but the JB 50 is not...
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