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Forum: Fly Rods Today, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By planettrout
Re: Winston Nexus

Years ago (1985), I had Scott make up a 10', 5wt. "G" Series for me.Through the years, I have utilized it for fishing dries, nymphs, soft hackles, streamers and even this thing - for Trout...
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Forum: Flies Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By planettrout
Re: tying on legs

Try this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9hA8wMwTWk

When tightening thread wraps, always pull upwards over the top of the hook shank...


PT/TB
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,134
Posted By planettrout
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLAVS/CDC%20RUSTY%20SPINNER_zpsujvsnlaw.jpg (http://s305.photobucket.com/user/planettrout/media/FLAVS/CDC%20RUSTY%20SPINNER_zpsujvsnlaw.jpg.html)...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By planettrout
Re: Fiberglass or bamboo fly rod?

Both Fiberglass and Bamboo have their applications. I have a two of each. A Winston SF Made "Stalker" 7 1/2, 4wt. fiberglass and a Steffen Bros. 8 1/2, 5-6wt. fiberglass. In Bamboo, an Orvis...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-01-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,134
Posted By planettrout
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLAVS/FLAV%20BURST%20WC%20C-E_zpsbjdpqyoz.jpg...
Forum: Other Gear 06-30-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By planettrout
Re: Orvis River Neck Lanyard?

Yes...

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/YELLOWSTONE%20AUGUST%202012/VESTS/craig-n-me-04_zpsfeimzo1d.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 06-29-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By planettrout
Re: Fly fishing yosemite?

Not good and falling ...79cfs.

USGS Current Conditions for USGS 11266500 MERCED R A POHONO BRIDGE NR YOSEMITE CA (http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ca/nwis/uv?site_no=11266500)

Patterns for the Merced:...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-29-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By planettrout
Re: Scott S4s series being replaced?

If Scott is coming out with something new to replace the S4 this year, look to these dates. A whole bunch of new stuff will be coming out of this show:

https://www.affta.org/iftd-show/


PT/TB...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-29-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By planettrout
Re: Water Levels for Grandby / CO River, etc.

It's moving rather rapidly...but dropping

USGS Current Conditions for USGS 09019500 COLORADO RIVER NEAR GRANBY, CO (http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09019500)

...and, as one can tell from this...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By planettrout
Re: Who makes best chest waders?

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/ALEX%20JACKSON%20HOOKS/SIMMS%20WADERS_zpsdsybj0hm.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By planettrout
Re: Snakes.

Back in the day, when I used to do a lot of dove hunting around Palmdale and Lancaster. I would run into Mojave Greens on a fairly regular basis. They are particularly aggressive (my experience),...
Forum: Flies 06-28-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 343
Posted By planettrout
Re: lead sizing

As a general rule...

Weight: Lead wire, sized appropriately for the hook.

.035- hook sizes 4 and bigger

.030-hook sizes 6 and 4

.025-hook sizes 6 through 10
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-27-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,134
Posted By planettrout
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLAVS/FLAV%20UNUSUAL%20USUAL%20HC%20-1-_zpsqfqzgbuv.jpg...
Forum: Flies 06-27-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 156
Posted By planettrout
Re: There has to be a purpose

Yep...that's the one...;)


PT/TB
Forum: Flies 06-27-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 156
Posted By planettrout
Re: There has to be a purpose

Silver Creek posted a great piece on straight vrs. down eye hooks at another location...google it, or if he sees this thread, he might possibly drop it in here...


PT/TB
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-27-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By planettrout
Re: Opinions on SLF Prism dubbing

Use it for underwings...

Charlie's FlyBox - Colorado's Best FlyShop and online Fly Tying Tutorials (http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/flybox/details.cfm?parentID=181)

Use it for shucks on...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 06-25-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By planettrout
Re: Tule 411

This is the NF of the Middle Fork of the Tule River:

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/PACIFIC%20KING/mike-nf-tule_zpsbtwgnp37.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 880
Posted By planettrout
Re: What was your first fly rod? and why fly fishing?

I was given my first fly rod in 1955 which was a 9' fiberglass build by Ralph Dadasman of the Long Beach Casting Club. It was never used for it's intended purpose and instead, was used to dangle...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 06-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By planettrout
Sign of the times...

F.Y.I.:

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2015/06/22/emergency-fishery-evaluation-process-adopted-careful-angling-can-help-prevent-closures/


PT/TB
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-23-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,134
Posted By planettrout
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLAVS/POSTED%20SPENTWING%20FLAV%20EMERGER%20%20-1_zpsfuzxobpm.jpg...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 06-23-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By planettrout
Re: Go to stillwater trout patterns

Most of my lake fishing is done on the East slope of the Sierra Nevada range. I use a lot of different patterns including soft hackles, damsels, dragons, ant patterns, beetles, caddis patterns,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By planettrout
Re: Fiberglass fly rods?

Like pfm said, check out the Fiberglass Manifesto...here is the link to fiberglass fly rod manufacturers:

The Fiberglass Manifesto: GLASS ROD SHOPS...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,134
Posted By planettrout
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/FLAVS/ID%20SH%20FLAV_zpsm4sacuku.jpg (http://s305.photobucket.com/user/planettrout/media/FLAVS/ID%20SH%20FLAV_zpsm4sacuku.jpg.html)

ID SH FLAV...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By planettrout
Re: How far apart dropper flies?

Basic spacing...

Nymphing Tactics (http://stevenojai.tripod.com/nymph.htm)


PT/TB:thumbsup:
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-18-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,134
Posted By planettrout
Re: What have you been tying today?

Lucian is probably one of the most creative tiers in Europe. Here is a great SBS he just put up on tailing dry flies:

Tie Better your flies 1 - tails for dry flies - The FlyFisherThe FlyFisher...
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