Search:

Type: Posts; User: wthorpe; 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 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    161

    Re: Gibbon river conditions?

    Do call BRF but their newsie today and the one from Big Sky Anglers hardly mention Gibbon. They seem to favor Firehole among park fisheries. I really like Gibbon but have not been there this year. ...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    458

    Re: The Madison River In August?

    Madison fished well last year for first time in a few years. Hard to know what August will bring this year -- lotsa snow pack suggests a possibly good year. come with an open mind and a good Plan...
  3. Re: New Sage Rods - Starting to recycle a name...LL

    what dilemna? get both?!
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    519

    Re: Is there a name for this fly?

    Well, okay, i will ask: what mountain range is that?
  5. Replies
    51
    Views
    1,558

    Re: Misplaced, Forgotten, Lost or stolen

    Rangerrich and others have emphasized a key for me which is to use bags, and keep the same stuff in the same ones every time. I wont go into all the details on how to execute that concept--there are...
  6. Replies
    21
    Views
    986

    Re: To net or not to net. THAT is the question

    I have a large opening long handle net for use in a boat used on a lake where most fish are over 17-18". Combination of size of fish, getting to it over the side of a boat, and not impaling myself...
  7. Replies
    74
    Views
    2,847

    Re: Serious question about guides

    I will keep this simple and direct: Huh?
  8. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,206

    Re: Organizing your fly box

    I have too many fly boxes. I organize/reorganize them about every year, sometimes a little, sometimes radically. I gave some flies away a year or two ago, which helped but did not totally solve the...
  9. Replies
    71
    Views
    2,732

    why use fishing guides

    Another recent thread on guides sort of devolved into a discussion of rates and tips. Not wanting to hijack that thread, I thought it would be interesting to hear members's responses on why use...
  10. Replies
    74
    Views
    2,847

    Re: Serious question about guides

    i cannot tell from this post if that is a high, lo, average or what. Unless a lo, it is wrong. i have never guided, but use guides a good bit. The guides in the West Yellowstone-Island Park area...
  11. Replies
    20
    Views
    866

    Re: Is this a Midge?

    looks good to me: Midges

    But it looks pretty big. What size (in fly sizes) do you estimate? looks big enough possibly to be a "lake midge" which i think can be as big as 16 or 14?
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    3,154

    Re: Possible Relocation to Montana!

    I have not fished Yellowstone R. outside YNP much, but it ain't too shabby. It runs out of YNP near Mammoth and Gardiner, and through Livingston. Those spring creeks in Paradise Valley can be fun...
  13. Replies
    55
    Views
    2,024

    Re: What is your cheapest and your most expensive

    Over the last nearly one year I have gotten interested in vintage fiberglass rods, because they fish well, and they are inexpensive by any standard. I have bought 4 Fenwicks, a Philipson, and 3...
  14. Replies
    159
    Views
    12,081

    Re: Are there affordable trout-bum towns left?

    I have followed this thread off and on with interest since it started. I did not re-read all the posts before posting this; apologies if it seems repetitive.

    My wife and i have the good fortune...
  15. Replies
    118
    Views
    4,429

    Re: Don't kiss and tell

    I fear your memory has dimmed after so many years. I think that first fishing trip of yours was more like June, 1805: Lewis and Clark . Archives . Timeline | PBS

    The Mo has changed a bit since...
  16. Replies
    9
    Views
    363

    Re: Question on What Mayfly this is????

    I thought of callibaetis before i read your suggestion. It looks like a lot of these: calibaetis - Google Search

    And a lot like the ones i see on Hebgen. I think they come in a variety of dark...
  17. Replies
    9
    Views
    534

    Re: Yellowstone small stream guides?

    BRF has great guides and a great fly shop. I have a house in West Yellowstone, use their guides a lot, and buy many trinkets there. Parks is good too by reputation. Dont ignore the admonition...
  18. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,332

    Re: SA Mastery Expert Distance

    I admit to no personal experience with this circumstance. BUT, i have always hypothesized that if such a circumstance did, uh, arise, i would find someone better to tell than my doctor.

    And for...
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    392

    Re: Bikepacking net or go without?

    For what it's worth, I find that not carrying a net enhances my chances of catching a fish large enough that i need a net. :) So it is a bit of a double-edged sword.

    One evening a few years...
  20. Re: Wading Jackets. What do you use, any observations?

    Simms G3. With 6 layers (yes, i counted them) of 2 long sleeve under shirts, 2 fleece shirts, nano puff jacket, and waders underneath, i was right toasty down to high teens temps last fall. Helps...
  21. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,034

    Re: Anyone use a lanyard?

    I have two "lanyards," one as a backup. Both are made of clothes line I found in the garage. I suppose an old boot lace might be more attractive, but the older of my two has a certain "patina" to...
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    741

    Re: Worst days of fishing to date

    "Worst days of fishing to date" Hmm?!

    You were fishing. I wasn't. No one drowned. Car did not catch fire. What's the problem?
  23. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,378

    Re: I need another trout rod. Probably. Maybe.

    Small world. Something in your post rang a bell. I went back and found one from you last summer, Jy 18 to be exact, about the FF79, which i point to as the demarcation in time when I went over to...
  24. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,378

    Re: I need another trout rod. Probably. Maybe.

    I assume you meant to tell us that the charge was somehow related to fishing? but we are all wondering, and holding our breath.
  25. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,378

    Re: I need another trout rod. Probably. Maybe.

    I would bet you will get more mainstream help on this than you can imagine!

    So here is a sort of off the wall idea! I recently became acquainted with the notion of fishing with 50-60-70 year...
Results 1 to 25 of 492
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4