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Forum: Fly Rods Today, 03:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 478
Posted By fredaevans
Re: High End Fly Rod Suggestions

First my welcome to the Forum.

I'm the 'grumpy guy' here and 'nay-sayer.' Before you toss the idea of a less costly rod aside do try them out (ECHO comes to mind). Many of these, at half the...
Forum: The Lodge Den Today, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 162
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Usps: Wth?!?

Well some letters/packages do get the 'World Tour' but when you consider the MILLIONS of the things that get posted every day that's no surprise. To me the 'tip of the hat' goes to International...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Today, 03:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Latest fishing report covering all of SW Oregon.

ODFW Recreation Report: Southwest Zone (http://www.dfw.state.or.us/RR/southwest/)
Forum: Other Gear Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Wading Staff Suggestion

Sorry Steve, I missed this thread, went to 'page 3' real fast.

That said! A SOLID STAFF ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:ranting3:


1.5" of good hard wood will take all the body weight you can put on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Just how bad is the smoke from the Forrest fires Fred?

As of a couple of weeks ago there were over 700 men actually on the fire lines. I suspect that number may well have gone up. Through the month of July cost the State of Oregon (plus what ever the...
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 162
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Usps: Wth?!?

In many areas there are two types of things that go into the post: Regular letters and then packages. Any post office can sort forward (as needed) to 'anywhere' with at least one more 'sub-sort' in...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By fredaevans
Unhappy Just how bad is the smoke from the Forrest fires Fred?

As many of you already know there are well over 30 Forrest fires going in Western Nor-Cal, Oregon and Washington State. The biggest of the bunch is about 50 - 60 air miles to the SW of me. Depending...
Forum: Leland Fly Fishing Outfitters 09-15-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By fredaevans
Question Re: Leland Fly Fishing Outfitters

Fearless Leaders. Perhaps this thread deserves a 'pin to the top?'

Fred
Forum: Fly Rods 09-15-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Doing a term paper on fly rods and the natural resources used in them

Burkie is best known for their FAB-U-O-LUSHES 2handers but they also make a delightful one hander. As to the 'how' this is a great link showing the 'start to finish. ...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-15-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By fredaevans
Re: MT or OR.......

Had to laugh when I read this. Part of the mornings 'required reading' (I have an electronic subscription) is the Police Report. Some very interesting reading .... 'Mr. xyz was stopped for his sixth...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Just window shopping ?

Plus 1 to what Ard posted above. A google search lead me here; didn't take long (reading and same visit) that I registered.

Fred
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 09-15-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Paying it Forward

Bumping to the top.:exercise: Two rods went out the door today, two spey rods/reels tomorrow.

fae
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-15-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By fredaevans
Current fishing report for the Bitterroot River

Fishing report: Waterflow from Painted Rocks continues to decrease (http://ravallirepublic.com/lifestyles/recreation/article_51ddb746-3ad5-11e4-a77f-efa9710fe408.html)
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Dream Stream and Kokanee Salmon run

What really caught my attention is Kok's are a land locked Pacific Salmon planted in many lakes here in the PNW, but south of 'us,' who knew? First reference I recall those fellows doing spawning...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Newbie from NC

:welcome:

Great board here with several Member's in your area; ask away!

But for future reference I'd suggest you go back into your user CP and under location add NC or sum-such that identifies...
Forum: Fly Reels 09-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Orvis or Cabelas - Equiptment and Warranty

Usually not with either; just a question of how it got 'broke.' 'Workmanship and Materials' are usually fully covered ..... 'Electric Window Rash' you'll probably be on your own to pay for the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-14-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By fredaevans
Re: MT or OR.......

With Western Montana (Hamilton, MT is one of my fav. places in North America) you have (basically) a trout fishery. Exceptions to this with lake fishing, but still trout is the name of the game.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: I'm Not Coming Home!

SIGHHHHHHHH.

Another 'Dirty Job' that someone has to do .....

fae
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 09-14-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Dream Stream and Kokanee Salmon run

Interesting question, don't recall hearing of Kook's in that part of the world. Looking forward to see where this thread goes.
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-14-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Bonneville Dam fish cameras.

Would have loved to have had the link the two days when they had 67,000 (each day) some fish go through in a 24 hour period.
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-14-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By fredaevans
Re: My first reaction was "You have to be kidding?" Gov is now telling you how to toa

Agreed. The Forest Service (think that's right) 'wright' up really is very well done. Marshmallow toasting was just the opening point for fire safety. Good on them.
Forum: The Lodge Den 09-14-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,633
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Pipe Smokers

Smoked a pipe all through my 20's then gave it up as a pain ... well, not quite. Ran into a blend in a shop in Victoria, BC called 'Blend 90.' Smoking that out on the street and people would actually...
Forum: Affiliate Coupons & Deals 09-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By fredaevans
Re: Scientific Anglers Steelhead Atlantic Salmon Leader 6ft 20lb - Sale Price: $2. .

I can see why these are on sale! That's one hell of a tippet on these things. 2hander wise you'd be fishing with a 10/11 rod.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-14-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 91
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Re: Utah Newbie

Add my warm welcome to the above. Never fished your waters, hell .... I haven't been within a thousand (give or take) miles of same. Reading other posts has taken me to Google Earth on more than one...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 09-14-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By fredaevans
Bonneville Dam fish cameras.

Dam actually has one on the Washington and Oregon side. These are live feeds:

http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Environment/Fish/Cameras.aspx
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