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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-06-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: wt bash, Rest in Peace Old Friend.

Last I knew of Bill, he had gotten hired on with a fishing boat and said he was gonna be away from the forum for a while. PM'd a few times but never heard back. He always seemed like a great guy, not...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: DIY Fiberglass drift boat

Andrew, welcome to the forum. Your question is a good one that hasn't been asked here yet.

Tell me what you know so far? I have a bit of knowledge of fiberglass and other composite materials. Your...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 11-03-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: beginner spey caster - rod recommendation

First, welcome to the forum.:)

Second, I have an Echo 'DHII' that would fit the bill nicely, take a look and if your interested shoot me a pm. ...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-01-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Anvil 'Atlas' vise question...

Thanks guys, I'll keep it in mind.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-01-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Anvil 'Atlas' vise question...

Ed, if your interested in this one I'd make you a heckuva deal. Included would be all the original packaging, a base, a 'C' clamp, and a bobbin cradle. $115 to your door.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By fyshstykr
Lookie who!

Others are taking notice of Ard.
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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-01-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By fyshstykr
Anvil 'Atlas' vise question...

I bought an Anvil 'Atlas' rotary vise a couple years ago and have never warmed to the thing. It feels clunky, jaw mechanism isn't smooth, and, well, honestly, the finish is a bit on the rough side....
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 10-24-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Idaho over night river ideas

I'd give the lower Henry's Fork a go this time of year, or the South Fork of The Snake. The South Fork is a tough float because of the lower Fall flows, pick and choose your float wisely because of...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 10-24-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: October in Wyoming

As usual, you sure know how to show a fella a good time, Larry.:D
Great shots of some great fish!
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 10-24-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By fyshstykr
Echo 'Dec Hogan II' 13' 3" 8wt

Echo 'Dec Hogan II' 13' 3" 8wt
I have a spare rod that deserves to get some use. It's been lightly used and in very good condition. Rod tube and bag included. I'd let it go for $310.00 and will...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 10-22-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Gary Loomis and North Fork Composites.

There was a non-compete agreement agreed to, in which he complied for the agreed length of time. There were still issues between he and Shimano and several lawsuits(mentioned above) that I believe...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 10-22-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Gary Loomis and North Fork Composites.

Maybe my coffee has yet to kick in fully and I'm misunderstanding the statement, but just in case I wanted to clarify. Gary loomis of North fork Composites has nothing to do with the large commercial...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-22-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,469
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Cast!...

"I know words, amazing words, some of the most tremendous words. Just trust me it's gonna be fabulous and beautiful because I know these words.":p
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,200
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: I Miss The Good Old Days Here...........

It all changed when Larry took your hat!:D

I agree with Ard's thoughts, things are a bit different than the "good ol' days"....but, often times change is good, the forum will adapt and it'll...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 10-15-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,228
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Movember, Trout Spey

Larry, Though my casting is a bit rough from lack of very much time spent on the water for the past year and a half, I'd be happy to meet you and spend the day casting with the 2Handers. OR, if you'd...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,204
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Video; Streamer Fishing Techniques

Clear and concise, well done. You and the production crew have done well with this video.
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-09-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Two Birthdays Today!

Thanks folks, getting older is an interesting thing. I'm not in Alaska yet, leave Thursday morning and meet up with Ard and Nancy in the later afternoon.
Forum: Fly Reels 08-04-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,531
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Lamson Reels before Waterworks

Great thread for an awesome reel. I started using the Lamson LP's back around 88', had em on all my IMX's.....actually still do. I started with the LP2's, and now have several of them from the LP2's,...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 08-04-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: South Central Alaska Sweltering in Heat!

Looks like the heat wave has since cooled down. Looking at the 7 day forecast for the Anchorage area and it looks like low 60's and high 50's for my trip next week.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Headed West....

Upper Green River and The Wind River Range around Pinedale, Wyoming has an abundance of fishing and camping, from there you're not far off from southeast, Idaho, and south central Montana. Be aware...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-02-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Wildfire!

Our friends home is on Roaring Lion drive just a couple miles from where it started, they had only a few minutes to grab a few personal belongings and had to evacuate. Luckily they have not lost...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 07-20-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: South Central Alaska Sweltering in Heat!

Hopefully the rain keeps coming when it starts and continues so we can fish where we originally planned next month. I'm still looking forward to spending time with you, Nancy, and of course, the one...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-18-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: North Fork Composites - or other 8wt?

Anything he produces is good. If you 'Friend' NFC on facebook I believe they are still offering a boatload of blanks at half price. I think they are blowing stuff out right now to help finance a new...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 07-14-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Dec Hogan 2Handed Rod Casting Classes.

Hi, Jim,

He's been a big help for me and my 2Hander casting. I still have much too learn, but, I'd be happy to cast with you sometime. It's nice having a Guru around like Dec. I try not to be a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-12-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By fyshstykr
Re: Fly Fishing with Forum Members in Wyoming

Awesome report, Larry! So glad to see your feeling better.:)
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