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Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Do you remeber your first fish on a FLY...?

I will be participating in a Boise Idaho Trout Camp for kids this week. The age group is 11-13 yrs of age. I believe we have 24 kids total that will be learning the basics of casting, reading...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-21-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: ALLEN heading to ICAST with US Made Reel

Looks like a great piece of equipment and it is made in the USA, what more could you ask for. Congrats, I know it’s been a long time coming. Can't wait to get my hands on one.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,214
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: How long does it take from your home to the water?

I can be on some fish-able water in less than 10 minutes. For good fishing, I need to travel 1 ˝ hours in one of two different directions. It’s nice to have options. Within a 3-4 hr, ride, the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
more than one use..... boat repair/knot tying

My son and I went canoeing yesterday. As I was taking the canoe off of the jeep, it slipped a bit and hit the ground a little harder than I was hoping. After we bring the canoe to lakes edge, we...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: took the neice and nephew out fishing

Sounds like a great day of fishing. Whenever I fish with youngsters, they remind me what got me to love the sport in the first place. Not the size of the fish, but any fish is a reason to be...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Noob ? Loop Knot or not?

I use both knots on a regular basis. I use a non-slip loop on streamers and large nymphs, I use a clinch or improved clinch on dry's and small nymphs.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-11-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Best Buddy learning to fly fish and I.

Teaching a non-fly fishing buddy to fish can be a blast. You will now have fishing partner for life.
Forum: Fly Lines 07-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Floating Leadres and Tippet

Below is an image of the above mentioned Floatant. It is great stuff. Originally created for silk lines, this product floats great and has no silicons. I know many fishers that apply it to old...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 911
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Alaska Trip Report July 2014

Great images and stories. I like how you think about the releasing of a healthy fish as much as the hooking / landing of one. Great lessons to be told.
Forum: Western U.S. 07-09-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Southfork Snake River

That looks and sounds as if it was a great trip. Gotta love fishing the Salmon Fly.... Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Fly Fishing Swag

We love seeing fishers sporting our apparel. We do monthly drawings for free gear give-a-ways. One for new newsletter signups and one for fishers sending in fly fishing related images. This...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 822
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: What happened over the 4th of July weekend


That does not look fun. Best wishes to a speedy and full recovery. Not your casting arm I hope.....?
Forum: Fly Rods 07-08-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Difference between Loomis NRX Green or Blue?

I recently ordered a new rod from Loomis myself. I asked the very question of the rep. He informed me that the colors were purely cosmetic. Same rod, same action, just a different color.
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-07-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Don't ignore those moose signs

Here in Idaho, we just had a strange incident occur. Three different drivers hit the same two Moose. Below is from the local news.

BANNOCK COUNTY - Several people were hospitalized after three...
Forum: The Fly Cast 07-03-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Casting distance, expectations

Lots of great advice already given in the previous post’s. Work on the short game and the longer casting will come with time. As many already mentioned, most fish will be caught on shorter cast’s....
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Questions about making wire leaders.

I do not personally do a bunch of pike /musky fishing anymore. I do however make custom leaders for fishers chasing all kinds of toothy critters. We typically make a short steep taper leader 36”...
Forum: The Fly Cast 07-01-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Keeping track of leaders

I like to put the leader back into the package it came from. The leader insert should tell you what weight / length it is. We just started selling the leader wallets below and are already out of...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Heading to YNP, GTNP ...

I agree with Dave, The Northfork is great. Not huge fish, but beautiful fish for sure. Polebridge is a neat area. I got stuck 20 miles N. of Polbridge on Turkey day many years ago (truck broke...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: A fly fishing first for me!

That's awesome. It does not matter if you have been fishing for 20 plus years or just beginning, when you fool a trout on your own fly, it FEELS good...

well done.
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: What should I buy ? Simms Headwater or Orvis Sonic Guide Waders ??

I have a pair of Simms G3 waders. I think I am on my third year of hard fishing, they are still going strong. I always hear good and bad about waders in general. Sometimes you get lucky and get a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-30-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,235
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: how often do you keep your catch?

My son and I might keep two fish a year. I personally do not like the taste of fish...

If I am on a back country trip and you are able to keep a fish or two, my son loves nothing more than to...
Forum: Other Gear 06-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 698
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Stike Indicator Help

I agree with Plecain, the strike indicator system is great.

It is the only (attach on) strike indicator that I push. I have access to all indicators on the market, but if I am attaching an...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: Do you throw BIG bugs during the Summer…?


Here is the link to our accessories page. Let me know if you have any questions. I can also take the order via the phone if need be. The otter butter floatant is great stuff....
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 835
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Re: How to Stay Safe in Bear Country

I like to fish with either much older (slower) or much more out of shape (slower again) Fly fishers.... If you happen to cross a Bear, The one negative with this approach is every season, you need...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By CutThroat Leaders
Do you throw BIG bugs during the Summer…?

In much of the country, Summer time means big heavy wind resistant flies…. It also means Big Splashy, aggressive takes by hungry trout. We have my fly fishers using our Heavy Weight Leader (for 7-8...
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