Search:

Type: Posts; User: bigal36; Excluded Forums: Fishing Tackle for Sale on Ebay, Fly Rods for sale, Fly Reels for Sale, Lines, Vintage fly rods, Vintage fly reels for sale, Fishing Flies, Fly Tying Equipment, Wading equipment, Fishing Shirts and Clothing, Fishing Books for sale, Fishing DVDs, Fishing Art, Lefy Kreh Fishing, Fishing boats for sale, Digital Cameras for sale, Digital Camcorders for sale, 4wd vehicles for sale

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    3
    Views
    307

    Re: Acadia National Park fishing?

    gkdevon1 - I sent you a pm...
  2. Re: What are your must have's that you would not want to fish without?

    Must have readers for anything but big streamers. If I lose them and I'm nymphing, party over.
  3. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,452

    Re: So who's really the G.O.A.T fly fisherman???

    My new neighbor, who used to guide, has a buddy who live the life out west, down south, wherever. I started following him on Instagram....in the year I have followed him, the number of trophy trout...
  4. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,443

    Re: Question about hopper flies

    From a tying perspective - when you use foam, do you need to use a foam body cutter(s)?
  5. Thread: Shaken.....

    by bigal36
    Replies
    7
    Views
    519

    Re: Shaken.....

    I thought I was all that, having experienced a hurricane and an earthquake - buddies mother topped that, adding in tornado, extreme flooding, and a volcano.
  6. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,341

    Re: Fly rods for sale--Many

    pm sent of Fenwick 4wt
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    322

    Re: Knots for autritest

    Plastic "hackle pliers", a.k.a. plunger style make that knot easy peasy....especially in the winter.
  8. Thread: Beginner vise

    by bigal36
    Replies
    18
    Views
    790

    Re: Beginner vise

    I went through this process last year....I was all over the place - from a used Dyna King Barracuda to a new Regal. I settled on the Renzetti Traveler 2000.

    1. The owner of my local fly shop...
  9. Replies
    1,168
    Views
    138,601

    Re: Rainbow Trout Pics

    Yes you did...beefy, love the spots/stripes
  10. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,148

    Re: Oak rod tube storage rack

    STANDING O!!! Really well done.

    I have thought about something like that...but can't. Skilz and more importantly, I really don't want my gear in one place for my bride to see - outa sight outa...
  11. Thread: Loyalty

    by bigal36
    Replies
    18
    Views
    738

    Re: Loyalty

    As someone who tries to avoid buying a brand just because of the name, Simms and Fishpond are my exception. From head to toe, I love their products - pricey, but quality.
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    936

    Re: Carrying running line in false casts

    ddb - could you post a link to that video. thanks in advance
  13. Replies
    57
    Views
    22,064

    Re: Tiger Trout Pics

    I got one of these unicorns this past weekend on a tail-water by my home in Md. There are wild browns and the random brook in the upper part of the river, with stocked bows and palominos in the...
  14. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,051

    Re: why use fishing guides

    He did....we both agreed that if we ever go tarpon fishing in that area again, he will be our guy. Period.
  15. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,051

    Re: why use fishing guides

    Spot on.

    Our tarpon guide equated his style of guiding to deer hunting - "some sit in tree stands waiting for the deer to walk by, while others stalk them". It was clear to me watching the 2...
  16. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,051

    Re: why use fishing guides

    A guide, especially on new waters, has been well worth it, for me.

    1. (2013) First time I ever held a fly rod was a float trip on the Middle Fork of the Flathead. We hired two guides for two...
  17. Replies
    4
    Views
    342

    Re: What's up with my reel seat?

    So after a week, I was convinced the rod was going back to St. Croix. Had everything ready to pack/mail....checked it one more time, loose as a goose!
  18. Replies
    4
    Views
    342

    Re: What's up with my reel seat?

    Good question - The seat itself is metal....suspect wood is inside of the shealth.



    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2298/3555/products/IU908_4000x4000.png?v=1536353407
  19. Replies
    4
    Views
    342

    What's up with my reel seat?

    The upper ring on my St Croix 5wt has gotten "suck"....it seems that the handle has swollen.

    1. The rod was used in the gulf for about 15 minutes

    2. When we got home, I left the rod outside...
  20. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,416

    Re: Organizing your fly box

    I am with you on being prepared for every situation, all year round, every time you go out.

    This box allows me to go with just those flies that have been recent working, along with a hopper,...
  21. Replies
    14
    Views
    473

    Re: Grass Carp & Lovebugs

    Had my first experience with Love Bugs last week. Swarming is an understatement....our windshield was covered in bug juice like I have never seen before.
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,016

    Poll: Re: Do you get lucky?

    Same. This year has been a game changer for me after 2-3 years of a vertical learning curve.

    1. I am now willing to wait until I get to a fishy place and then I wait to see "activity" before...
  23. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,239

    Re: Delicate Subject

    I treated myself to some zip front waders....they sure are a treat.

    Our guide on our recent tarpon trip had me laughing out loud. He was able to stand on the stern platform and do his...
  24. Re: Line/nymph "alignment" behind strike indicator

    Thess videos with Kelly Galloup are terrific.


    YouTube and YouTube
  25. Replies
    1
    Views
    266

    Re: June 2019 Issue of Fly Tyer Magazine

    Great recommendation....Thanks !
Results 1 to 25 of 92
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4