• Bigfly's Avatar
    02-16-2018, 10:53 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Ghost net ? in General Discussion
    Corn fed...8 nets may sound like a lot, but I have been working this fishing thing. 46 days so far this year..... First net was a cheapo 15.00 from...
    14 replies | 432 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    02-15-2018, 12:57 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Upper Owens in Pacific Southwest
    Triploids are a disgrace to the eco-system. Fishers can't fish, so they invent a Frankenstein fish that IS catch-able. Fat and stupid......Gotta be a...
    16 replies | 267 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    02-15-2018, 12:36 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Ghost net ? in General Discussion
    Over the years I've broken about 8 wooden nets. Spend the money on unbreakability......not looks is my .02cents. Fishpond is the way to go, if you...
    14 replies | 432 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    02-15-2018, 11:45 AM
    I've been paying for a good rod and warranty for many years. I break a rod from time to time....... If I owned cheapo rods, then it wouldn't...
    34 replies | 741 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    02-14-2018, 08:49 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Upper Owens in Pacific Southwest
    I guess bottom line, I fish things that look like the fishes natural food. We once called it fly fishing... Not sure what food form those are........
    16 replies | 267 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    02-14-2018, 10:56 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Upper Owens in Pacific Southwest
    Call the Trout Fitter...... (760) 924-3676 I think bullet flies are designed to catch anglers.....as with many popular patterns.... Try some...
    16 replies | 267 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    02-09-2018, 12:00 PM
    There isn't much money to be made in fly stuff.........T-shirts make you the most.... But travel on the other hand.....is flush with spenders. I...
    18 replies | 456 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-28-2018, 12:33 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Why...? in General Discussion
    I am searching for fish I can't land...........if I can land them, they weren't hard enough....... I just let them go and try again.....for me, "the...
    33 replies | 1137 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-28-2018, 12:08 PM
    Releasing wild steel is standard practice......for many Steelheaders... There is a pretty obvious difference in the two once you spend some time...
    53 replies | 1250 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-28-2018, 11:58 AM
    It's been decades since I wacked a fish.....they are my silent business partners. It's not nice to eat your partners....I prefer to train them, and...
    53 replies | 1250 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-24-2018, 01:58 PM
    I had a tough season this year....we lost some very nice fish.... After twenty years of guiding this fishing stuff, I can say, the majority of...
    17 replies | 1408 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-24-2018, 11:42 AM
    There are a few rivers in ID. that will fish well with spey/switch. The South fork comes to mind.....especially below the confluence with the...
    7 replies | 362 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-24-2018, 11:08 AM
    Yes indeed.....it's always non-conventional, till it becomes conventional. Life is a tug of war, between those who prefer things as is, and those...
    14 replies | 451 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-20-2018, 10:42 AM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Zebra Midges in General Discussion
    I have a tendency to add a little white-trash feather fluff as a wing....not looking for a static midge. Fish seem to feel the same...... ...
    22 replies | 1120 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 02:20 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Zebra Midges in General Discussion
    Cutters Blood Midge is an Umpqua pattern..... It was Tied for Martis lake near here. Back when it was one of the 5 star lakes in CA. We used to...
    22 replies | 1120 view(s)
  • Bigfly's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 01:51 PM
    Bigfly replied to a thread Zebra Midges in General Discussion
    In winter here, there are two bugs on the menu.... Baetis mayflies, and Midges. I've been seining for many years in streams...yet to find a red...
    22 replies | 1120 view(s)
No More Results
About smilingduck

Basic Information

About smilingduck
Location:
Denver, Co
Interests:
Fly fishing and duck hunting

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
547
Posts Per Day
0.38
General Information
Last Activity
Yesterday 10:00 PM
Join Date
03-17-2014
Referrals
0

1 Friend

  1. Bigfly Bigfly is offline

    Senior Member

    • Send a message via AIM to Bigfly
    Bigfly
Showing Friends 1 to 1 of 1

02-16-2018