The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Ard
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Ard
Re: Mouse Fishin'

I want to hear about the UFO bud!
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By Ard
Re: how to break off a fish

[/COLOR]



I call those "come Back fish" because as long that you haven't pricked the fish you can generally raise them again. A few pages back on my blog here there is a story called, "Going To...
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,774
Posted By Ard
Re: What's In Your Yard?

I'm going to buy a telescope but haven' settled on which one yet. I have a 300 mm lens for my Nikon but unless I enlarge the moon it looks small. Is that the International Space Station?
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By Ard
Re: how to break off a fish

That bears witness to my theory to some extent Lewis, I'll still call you Lewis if you don't mind ;) I believe that salmon not only quickly adapt to whatever holding spot they have chose but they...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By Ard
Re: how to break off a fish

My streamer rigs are stepped down in tolerance from a 50 pound double loop at the tip of the fly line to the 12 pound tippet. Various connections are 25 or 35 pound so if a fish breaks off it is the...
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,014
Posted By Ard
Re: Let's Talk About Knives.....................

I'm aware that they command top dollar for the knives, sorta like the Abel Nipper of the pocket knife market but............. Every one I've had has been sollidly built, very sharp, easy to maintain...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Yesterday, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Ard
Re: Help Needed: techniques for Coho/Kings in Oregon o

Having that stream right out back will make this a dream house! Silvers can be tough customers sometimes but sooner or later you'll hit things right.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By Ard
Re: First Big Streamers

I have transitioned from using huge bulky Sculpin patterns (difficult to cast) to a few varied tube fly patterns that are way easier to cast. I posted one called The Monkey Fly into the Flies For...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Ard
Re: If You Started a Blog here on the forum, I have a question.

One thing that works well is to select e-mail notification of comments. That way if and when people begin to comment or ask a question you get a heads up. For readers, you can select to 'Subscribe To...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Ard
Re: If You Started a Blog here on the forum, I have a question.

Oh I'd find it Kevin, once it gets cold here I have time on my hands till the rivers freeze up well enough for me to get back to the cabin. I may be able to fish some more but it's getting cold fast...
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Ard
Re: Have You Lost A Knife This Year?

I feel your pain buddy. I had one of their original Portland models that I got in the 1980's and lost it on the Susitna River when a pack strapped to the snowmachine came open. I never noticed it was...
Forum: Fly Reels Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 307,578
Posted By Ard
Re: Reel Love; the Fly Reel Picture Thread

This reel is buried somewhere in the thread but I never said you couldn't post the same thing twice did I?

I use this a lot, it's my reel for an 11 1/2 foot Hardy Swift 7 weight. The Swifts have a...
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 01:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,711
Posted By Ard
Re: Rods You Just Can't Part With

Any more this category covers about every rod I own. I know that's not helpful so I'll try to peel it down to some specifics.

Orvis Cane rods; 3 of them, two were custom built by Ron White for me....
Forum: Member Introductions Yesterday, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By Ard
Re: Hello again

The tail water below Lake Lanier can be crowded, if that isn't a problem then it'll be closest for you. I lived near Newnan for a while and learned my way around during that time, feel free to PM and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Ard
Re: If You Started a Blog here on the forum, I have a question.

Thanks for the heads up!

I fixed that and renamed the link; Ard's Forum blog, Alaska Outdoors. I had no idea the link was fouled. The other link that says Life On The Line leads to my own website,...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-15-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Ard
Re: Have You Lost A Knife This Year?

Airport, carry on bag........................ yep.

And Dave,

I don't know why I don't carry that Kershaw, light, thin, fast blade, what's not to like? It's still new.
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ard
Re: Burned out?

I went Friday and had a good day even though it was 40 and a cold rain all afternoon. I'm headed out again soon but the boat is covered with about 1/4" of hoar frost and there is a minor inversion a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-15-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,014
Posted By Ard
Re: Let's Talk About Knives.....................

Hey dean,

Love that old Boker! I guess I should dig out whatever I have left of my little collection of knives. I sold some dandy collector types years ago because they were just getting older and...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-15-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Ard
Re: Have You Lost A Knife This Year?

That Tag dive watch should have been good yet, did you try it to see if it still worked?

By the time I realized my Osborn was missing I had covered a pretty good amount of really rough terrain. It...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-15-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 37,908
Posted By Ard
Re: Saltwater Fish Photos....Post Here!

Thanks,

I caught those in Florida - South Carolina and the Eastern Shore of Virginia and was pretty sure I was told they were sea speckled trout. The confusion came on because there was also a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-15-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Ard
Have You Lost A Knife This Year?

If you have then you may feel the same way I did just last week. I'm pretty good with keeping track of things, especially my knives but stuff happens. I lost one about three years ago while running a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-15-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,014
Posted By Ard
Re: Let's Talk About Knives.....................

I was looking through old threads (yes some of my own) and came on this post. I had forgotten about the thread years ago.

maybe some will give it a second life, some of the photos are gone but...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,294
Posted By Ard
Re: Streamers, How I got Hooked on Swinging;

Some members here have fished with me and know that my feelings on casting a streamer is that as long as the fly lands in the water it's a good cast. Once you became more accurate it became more fun...
Forum: Spey Fly Lines, Reels and other Spey Tackle 10-15-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By Ard
Re: Short head spey line

You're welcome, let me go take a look at the Rio website, I'll be right back................

---------- Post added at 09:53 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:33 PM ----------

Unless you...
Forum: Spey Fly Lines, Reels and other Spey Tackle 10-15-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By Ard
Re: Short head spey line

I will move this post to the Spey fishing sub forums and with some luck you'll get some good replies.

A few things to provide in another post would be: What brand of rod and the length of the rod....
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.40 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
2005-2017 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.