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Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By beagle
Re: Pike rod

While I've used 8wgt and 9wgt in the past with medium sized flies my present rod is a 10wgt Orvis Saltrodder. If you want to catch big pike you have to use monster flies, that and the wind is...
Forum: Flies for Alaska 04-03-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By beagle
Re: Alaska Pike flies

We have 3 lakes with good sized pike within a mile of our house. A friend from Idaho just tied these and sent them up with my...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,052
Posted By beagle
Re: The Night Owl Fishing Thread;

I usually have a friend come down for the opener here, this is about 12:30 or so on the Copper. We fish unitil our gear is hopelessly tangled and the boiling coffeepot and Baileys calls us...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 03-16-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By beagle
Re: 2 sage reels 2280 and 1880

If they are still for sale i'll takem,, Jim
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 03-16-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By beagle
Re: Copper River (the rest of the yr)

Not on the river,,the bays and small ponds have a little. I'm not that fat,,I have a lot of gloves in my...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 03-16-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By beagle
Re: Copper River (the rest of the yr)

http://i834.photobucket.com/albums/zz263/tilly358/Diaz_zpsdceqdapp.jpg...
Forum: Flies 05-26-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,943
Posted By beagle
Re: Jerry does it again...Thanks

I got to the Post Office today and and pick up my flies.,,,,,,

WOW, absolutely beautiful,,,thank you Jerry,,,, June 8th is our opener here!!!

Jim
Forum: Equipment for Alaska 05-19-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By beagle
Re: SE Alaska ?????

I live on a trout river but get around a bit.

80% of the time I use a 6wgt with about 5 line variations.

10% 4wgt when it flat calm and a hatch (or near hatch) going on.

8 weight for a bit...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,773
Posted By beagle
Re: simms vs orvis

Same here!!

There is a lodge owned by The Simm's clan here in Bristol Bay,, they are combative,rude, their guides chum with salmon eggs and are notorious outlaws in the big game world.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,137
Posted By beagle
Re: Popular flies you don't like?

The same here,especialy in Alaska. As a sculpin it's a dude, as a bass, mouse, or pike fly though it's great!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-26-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 26,185
Posted By beagle
Re: Other Fish than Trout Photos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rj7XEpUed4I

My wife is a pike demon!
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By beagle
FlyFishing & FlyTying

I've bought every magazine (and book) on flyfishing on the rack for 40 years now, on a recent trip to Anchorage I picked up an English mag. I found it a very descent read and the fly's used over...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 01-26-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By beagle
Re: Questions about Dollies

Mickey Finn,Black Nose dace,Marabou Muddler, White Bugger,etc etc Use a sinking tip or line.
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By beagle
Re: HUGE rainbow trout! I do mean HUGE!!

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q4/waterratpics/img318-1.jpg (http://s132.photobucket.com/user/waterratpics/media/img318-1.jpg.html)

Here's a Naknek Lake rainbow we trolled up looking for lake...
Forum: Atlantic 01-12-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By beagle
Re: I hate it when the girls outfish me.

Great Pictures!!!

Lucky You Guys,,

My Dream,
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 01-10-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By beagle
Re: For Sale or Trade- a number of Lines

I'll take them all for 120 shipped if you will take paypal Jim
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,052
Posted By beagle
Re: The Night Owl Fishing Thread;

Here's a nice rainbow we caught about 2am on opening day!http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q4/waterratpics/img313.jpg (http://s132.photobucket.com/user/waterratpics/media/img313.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 11-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By beagle
Re: Copper River (the rest of the yr)

My bride outfished me all year! Here's a couple of brown bears that didn't drop to the shot,in both cases I enlisted my wife and Karelian Bear Dog to track them down. Both were very much alive and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By beagle
Re: stuck ferrule

Thanks so much for all the advice! I cut an innertube and used that method,AOK. I will use wax for now on with TFO rods,if I get anymore that...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By beagle
stuck ferrule

I have a 8wgt TFO that refuses to come apart,,it stays together all season, all our other rods came apart easily,, any idea's.

Jim,, Copper River Alaska
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By beagle
Re: Please Send Casting Instructor!

The last episode her Hubby had her hunched over her rifle and when she shot,,, well you know,,scopeye bigtime!!!
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 11-04-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By beagle
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 10-27-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By beagle
Re: Bristol Bay Trout

http://i834.photobucket.com/albums/zz263/tilly358/DSC00060_zps12fc7774.jpg (http://s834.photobucket.com/user/tilly358/media/DSC00060_zps12fc7774.jpg.html)

We got kinda busy this year,,this was...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 06-17-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By beagle
Re: Copper River (the rest of the yr)

Everything was EARLY this year on the Lake,,,,the Copper was full of big trout spawning all May and then most were ragged and came back into the lake. No the river is overrun with small fish making...
Forum: Fly Lines 06-04-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By beagle
Re: 6wt. sinking line?

I don't like sink tips but I love the teeny T-130 for larger nymphs and mid-sized streamers here on the Copper.
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