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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Wading & Casting builds near-photographic memories

It's refreshing to read this, with age you could say I've built up quite a reservoir of memory files. It's what we are doing, the choice made to spend time this way that may be creating these great...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-21-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: A Day full of CRC's (Pictures)

Best thing on the post is that you simply said you went to 2 streams :) I love seeing a thread where the places are not named, Colorado has a great many places accessible by bicycle and I rode to as...
Forum: Driftless Region 06-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: June report

That's a beautiful looking run Steve!
Forum: Fly Reels 06-18-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Sage Dominion #8 and Hardy Swift Meet The King Salmon Chalenge;

Hi Jason,

Other than the big red brute all the other fish were caught using one of 'your' AK.. Assassins tied on the tube! 7 Kings, 3 trout and half a dozen jacks buddy :) There were plenty of...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-18-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Hardyreels
Sage Dominion #8 and Hardy Swift Meet The King Salmon Chalenge;

A while back I bought my first Sage fly reel, a Domain Series in size 8. I wanted to try one and so this past Tuesday I did. The reel is quite simple with I believe a sealed drag system and a full...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Catching numbers of fish

Just yesterday I was with 2 fellows who over a 12 hour period swung up somewhere in the vicinity of 25 kings. One was in the 38 - 40 range and many in 18 - 25 or so, toss in a couple low to mid 30's...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Ard; Alaska Fires

Hey,

Thanks for the shout out but we're fine and safe here as far as I know. I went and put out another type fire today by landing 8 kings and 3 trout :D

I have not had time to upload pictures...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Buy Local Flies or Buy Flies Online?

If we are talking a couple dozen flies nothing will beat a stop at a regional fly shop and their favorites. That is of course considering they are using local talent tying the flies. If you start...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 06-16-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Blowing In The Wind; Wild Fires On The Rise!!

The trend over the past 5 or six winters has been they are warmer. 3 years ago we did have a lot of snow but rains were scarce during summer months.

These past 2 years have seen little to no snow...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 06-16-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Blowing In The Wind; Wild Fires On The Rise!!

The trend over the past 5 or six winters has been they are warmer. 3 years ago we did have a lot of snow but rains were scarce during summer months.

These past 2 years have seen little to no snow...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 06-15-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Hardyreels
Blowing In The Wind; Wild Fires On The Rise!!

A wildfire / forest fire dubbed The Sockeye Fire is Raging through the Willow area after burning the Kashwhitna area Sunday.

Monday morning we received a call at the cabin informing us that the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: My buddy wants to spin fish against the grain.

There's a lot more to being in love with rivers & creeks than catching a fish. Of course a catch livens up the day but even a fishless day is filled with lessons about fishing unless you are focused...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Hardyreels
Do You Use Instant Notification For Your PM's Here?

Just a heads up regarding a recent exchange with a member; if you want to contact a member with a somewhat important question or request I would advise using a PM and not a post to a thread as a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,481
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: So You Want to be a Fishing Guide

Thanks for the plug Dewayne,

But I was just trying to bring a reality check to what it is like to just take a fella out for a day. Even with the scouting and prep things are often hit or miss. The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,481
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: So You Want to be a Fishing Guide

I did some writing back on page 3 and CAB posted at the same time so I'm bumping the post. Just a recent experience...........
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,481
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: So You Want to be a Fishing Guide

Funny this thread came back to life Larry..............

I was just talking to a fella yesterday about some of the threads we've had where the guide types took a pretty hard thrashing in some of...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-12-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 70,913
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Let's see your tying station

Really a nice job you've done, I'll bet you tie some nice flies just judging by the way you have set yourself up.

Nice,

Ard
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 06-12-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: scandi line choices

I get mine from Steve Godshall at R.B. Meiser Fly Rods (http://www.meiserflyrods.com/) Steve custom cuts and splices what he calls a Super Scandi using the best materials available. His line will...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-12-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5,001
Views: 272,151
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: What have you been tying today?

Loads of beautiful work here by everyone; I like the Baker Matt.

Me, Intruders (sorry no pictures)
Forum: Fly Rods 06-11-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,769
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: The Broken Rod Poll; Edited, New Catagory added.

I left an 8 foot 5 weight Fenwick on the roof of a friends El Camino (had one of those little caps) back in 1978. It was without the reel and it was dark. He was married and had to get home, in hast...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-10-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,769
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: The Broken Rod Poll; Edited, New Catagory added.

Sorry to hear,

Did you enter a category on the poll? The results are actually valuable as a statistical reference........... and how exactly did it jump from the roof into the path of the truck? ...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-09-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Last week in the north woods

Looks like a good time buddy, I was wondering where you were; about to send a proof of life message your way. Now I see that some of us are actually out there doing it :)
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: Snakes on a Plane

Hi Seth,

I used to fish a couple of streams which are in the heart of the endangered Eastern Timber Rattler's range and I'd guess that over the years I found between 30 and 45 of them. Every color...
Forum: Member Introductions 06-08-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 308
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: New guy in France!

Hello Yan,

You have met the best friend you can find for a fishing buddy! Jean Paul has been our French Connection for many years here. Welcome to the forum I hope you will be a regular here with...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 06-08-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,591
Posted By Hardyreels
Re: The 'Snap-T' Cast

I could be wrong but I never want the fly in front of me. If it is positioned safely off to either side there is zero chance of it jumping up and coming towards me.

As far as this style of...
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