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#1 · Aug 3, 2018. Has anyone else tried to access the North american Forum today?. Seems to be down and I can't get on it. hno: Sort by Oldest first. Guest Discussion …McCall, ID. Jul 21, 2014. #2. I've done 2 "tours" of New Mexico, one for work and one for school. While there are certainly better fly fishing spots in the west, NM can be decent depending on where in the state you land. My favorite part of the state for fly fishing is the Taos area. Quick access to the Red River and the Cimmaron.The Force M1, FAST ACTION fly rod is a carbon blended graphite rod, designed specifically for musky by Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company and Gabe Schubert, renowned musky fly fisherman. A serious tool for serious anglers, pursuing big fish with huge flies.A unique handle configuration combines an...Planned trips (lodging secured) are: early May with the wife on the Missouri, after two days she flies home and my buddy flies in for a few days. Mid August fishing on the Madison with my teenage daughter, which will mostly include playing a round of golf on the drive up. Late August fishing on the Madison and Yellowstone with the wife.The fly would overwhelm the weight of the line, to a degree where accuracy would suffer. The flies would pendulum against that too-light fly line. A 6 wt line is better suited to making the weight and air resistance of these flies disappear. Our industry has lost it's way with regard to line weight and fly size.The 7'6" - 8' 6" +/- class of 3wt (and 4wt rods too) of current production rods are, fortunately for us, some of the nicest rods that have ever been produced. I fished, arguably, two of Winston's finest models, an 8' 3wt and 8' 4wt IM6's for more years than I can count. These rods were, and are, wonderful, specialized, fishing tools.Sep 25, 2013 · Messages. 471. Reaction score. 251. Sep 25, 2013. #2. Not sure how strong or type of action of a 5 weight you want, but check out the redington CT (Classic Trout). Smooth medium action rod built for trout fishing. think they are around 149 bucks, but you can find them on sale for 80-90 at times from cabelas, the clymb, etc. Google redington ct ... What's new | The North American Fly Fishing Forum - sponsored by Thomas Turner. Home. What's new New posts Latest activity. Latest posts. Anyone …The North American trade landscape is a dynamic and interconnected system that presents numerous opportunities for collaboration. With the United States, Canada, and Mexico at its ...Location. West Virginia. Mar 19, 2022. #8. I did Chile and Argentina freestyle in 1997 for a month and had a ball, used some untrained boatman 2 times and had a lot of fun. Fished Chile in the Pucon area and Argentina in the Junin de los Andes area, used a rental truck from Temuco Chile. They really like $100 dollar bills.Here's what I keep on my boat, almost all fc though there's a few nylon tapered leaders in the wallet, and both Rio and TroutHunter. Tippets are almost always TroutHunter. There's some 80# and 100# Rio s/w fluoro in my drawer of leader material but to save space it stays home unless I'm iso big pike or musky.The 7'6" - 8' 6" +/- class of 3wt (and 4wt rods too) of current production rods are, fortunately for us, some of the nicest rods that have ever been produced. I fished, arguably, two of Winston's finest models, an 8' 3wt and 8' 4wt IM6's for more years than I can count. These rods were, and are, wonderful, specialized, fishing tools.A zucchini slaw is a refreshing and unique twist for this Mexican, seafood entrée fish taco recipe, which packs a wallop of flavor while also hitting all the healthy criteria. For ...FL. Sep 19, 2021. #4. Welcome to the forum tiggbigms252 - Not sure what your budget may be, but for a glass creek rod I'd recommend the Epic 370 or 476. I fish the Epic 476 and love it. On small streams, you seldom cast more than 35', usually 15'-25', and at that distance Epic FastGlass2 rods really shine. They offer a rod building kit that's a ...An update to my original post and some more information. I fished the Dynamix 6 weight this weekend with a 250 grain sink tip line and it was a blast. We were hitting the banks with casts of 30-60 feet from a boat and it performed like a champ. You couldn't force the rod but with a nice relaxed stroke it easily got the job done.Of course, there are many guides in Alberta on various rivers and if you are seeking a trip on waters we don't guide on we'll certainly point out a few people that we know provide good service. Please feel free to email me at. [email protected]. Dave Jensen. 403 346 1698.North American seagulls do migrate, but the distances of migration vary among species. For example, Franklin’s Gulls migrate from Canada to Mexico while Herring Gulls fly from Cana...78.5K. NFR What Are You Reading. Yesterday at 11:29 PM. DanielOcean. Novices & Beginners. Threads. 57. Messages. 1.4K. Learning fly selection. Yesterday at …It kind of depends on where your sympathies lie. The G2 is the better of two (G2 and GS) for dry flies, which relegates the GS to the second-best dry fly rod ever made. The GS has a little more punch, which makes it a little better in the wind, and can handle nymphing a little better than the G2. T.Powerflex is nylon monofilament that is strong and limp so it is made/designed to be used to replace/rebuild leaders tippet sections of leaders as they get shorter from changing flies. They are sized by thickness = "X" sizes where the "X" represents the thickness of the material. For example, 5X = .006".Feb 1, 2023 · Nymphs Volume I & II (Ernest Schwiebert) is a master class in all aquatic nymphs (including stoneflies) found in North American trout rivers, but… it’s a lot to take in. It does however have a terrific, multi-page introduction detailing the origins of “nymphing” and how it made its way from English chalk streams to the Tri-State region ... Messages. 471. Reaction score. 251. Sep 25, 2013. #2. Not sure how strong or type of action of a 5 weight you want, but check out the redington CT (Classic Trout). Smooth medium action rod built for trout fishing. think they are around 149 bucks, but you can find them on sale for 80-90 at times from cabelas, the clymb, etc. Google redington ct ...1. Apr 4, 2018. #1. Hi all, I have been collecting the old Orvis Graphite fly rods for some time now and accumulated Orvis catalogs from 1975 to 2003. In order to share the information and streamside experiences I started a Facebook page Vintage Orvis Graphite Fly rods. Should you want any information, please post a question there.An update to my original post and some more information. I fished the Dynamix 6 weight this weekend with a 250 grain sink tip line and it was a blast. We were hitting the banks with casts of 30-60 feet from a boat and it performed like a champ. You couldn't force the rod but with a nice relaxed stroke it easily got the job done.11,642. Location. South of the Catskills. Jul 19, 2021. #1. A real loose for the aficionados of fly reels, the innovative reel artist Ari't Hart of Holland has died. He was, I believe, the first to incorporate one-way bearings as a method of actuating a disc drag (at least the first I knew of) and, working largely in his home, built one after ...385. Location. Virginia. May 27, 2020. #4. SOHO is only a 1 to 2 miles from Bluff City, according to where you fish it. Watauga only a few males farther. White Top Laurel in Virginia is maybe 25 or 30 miles up the road. After that the South Fork of the Holston in Virginia is just outside of Marion and has great …I’m looking for a 8‘6“ 4 weight, medium-fast action, trout rod that will be used in small to medium sized streams. 20-30’ casts being the norm, max 50’. Mostly dry and dry-dropper fishing with #14-20 size flies. Normally, I would be looking at the mid-range options (Loomis IMX, Sage, Scott...A zucchini slaw is a refreshing and unique twist for this Mexican, seafood entrée fish taco recipe, which packs a wallop of flavor while also hitting all the healthy criteria. For ...Very good content! I was just looking at the post you made about getting it down. I fish Skagit heads with mono running line for steelhead in Oregon and mainly use 10-13 ft. T-11 and T-14 sink tips and a MOW tip here and there.Thermopolis, Wyoming is a small town nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. While it may not be as well-known as some other fly fishing destinations, this hidden gem offers w...Nov 24, 2011 · Re: A Thread for the Dry Fly Purest; Hi Ard, You've pretty much summed up dry fly fishing for me. Yvonne and I would rather catch bluegills on drys, than dredge a nymph for deep trout. Blue-Winged Olives are a particular favorite, and we can usually get something to rise to a small BWO of the temperature is above 50 degrees. It depends on what species of fish you are pursuing and where. The books mentioned are primarily about trout in rivers, but soft hackles are also effective for some warm water species in Lakes. Mainly trout in the lower illinois river in oklahoma. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk.On my 4th or 5th cast, I got a strike and it was fish on. An 8" Rainbow, which for this stream is a near-trophy (the typical fish there is 5-6" and more likely to be smaller than larger). So a great way to break in the new rod! I am so impressed with the rod. Just exceptional for the small, tight waters I fish so often. It roll casts …This reduced weight combined with the superior dependability of 6061 bar stock aluminum, provides a reel that is as bulletproof as it is light." The Sage Click website says, " Fully machined 6061-T6 aerospace grade aluminum. Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity".Feb 20, 2019 · For fishing small water in an ultra lite fashion it would be a sweet rod with action similar to today’s Winston B3X. In fact, you might check to see if you can get a 2wt B3X on sale that in my opinion, approximates the flex and action of the Sage 389. I have 2 B3X’s and really like them. My 2 cents. Best, SR. The Blue Ridge Fly Fisherman's Forum is an open community of fly fisherman, fly tyers, guides and fly shops. Primarily focusing on southern states including NC, VA, GA, SC, …A zucchini slaw is a refreshing and unique twist for this Mexican, seafood entrée fish taco recipe, which packs a wallop of flavor while also hitting all the healthy criteria. For ...Location. central NY. Aug 1, 2016. #3. GLoomis still offers the GLX 'Classic' , all 9 ft., two piece, in 4, 5, 6, and 8 wgt.. They are wonderfully light in feel, have a sensitive tip and fit right in with the Radian aesthetic < meaning stealth and classy, kinda' like the 'Little Black Dress'. Sans bling.Also, I ended up at Michaels last week on my way to Joannes and found 2mm foam for 99 cents for a 12x18 sheet. 6mm suitable for streamer box liners for $1.50. The thick stuff wasn't a huge sheet though. Just enough or one x-large fly box.Nov 22, 2023 · 409. Nov 22, 2023. #1. As much as I love fly fishing, it remains a close second to upland bird hunting with my dogs of which I have been blessed with several very good dogs. Last years record snow and summer rains revitalized the habitat to a great extent although much of the CRP has gone back into production. A couple pics from last week. Jan 22, 2024. #2. I ran this through an online inflation calculator, which can be a bit low. If my foggy memory serves, I think a guided day on the Yellowstone about 2006 was around $475-500. In 2024 dollars that comes out to $717-755. A shop that guides the Yellowstone lists a float day as $795 for 2024.CO. Feb 5, 2022. #1. I bought my first Taylor reel. I like the fact that Matt of Taylor is a sponsor to this forum and that he really has an eye for aesthetics at a very reasonable price. I did buy the 4-6 wt Enigma 2.0 in Offshore Blue. Fully machined weighing 4.4 oz and perfectly balancing my T&T Contact 10'3wt with backing and SA DT3 fly line.For PRIVATE sales, swaps or wanted ads for fly fishing related goods only. For COMMERCIAL posts first register as a Business member, pay the nominal fee and post in the Business Classifieds. In the unlikely event of a dispute please handle this privately or advise Admin. No Bumping please!Nov 24, 2011 · The UK Fly Fishing Forum. Salmon Fishing Forum. Sea Trout Forum. Thomas Turner. ... Basically Dry Fly and Streamer Fishing Discussion not nymph or Indi posts. 1; 2; 3 ... I'm a big 6wt fan and have a slow action 7'6" 6wt Cabela's CGR glass rod for my small water fishing, a 6wt TFO Axiom II-X for my heavier streamer/bass/carp fishing, and the 6wt Pro II was there as my medium-fast all-around trout rod that also doubled as a great rod for short to medium distance bass fishing when the Axiom II-X felt like overkill.4. Apr 4, 2014. #4. Fluorocarbon is a good tippet material for nymphing and streamer fishing. I use mono for dry flies. Frog Hair makes some really good tippet materials for dry fly fishing. Dedicated tippet materials are more supple than lines made to be used for main line. Hope this is useful.Mar 1, 2021 · A weighted nymph box, an unweighted nymph box (both of these are just one-sided), a dry fly box (two-sided), a tiny junk fly box (one-sided), and a box for larger random flies I almost never use. The random box I made 25 years ago from a Nintendo cartridge container and foam, back when l lived in Oregon where steelhead were around. Mar 21, 2018 · Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds. 50 POST RULE! Read This Before Posting. A forum community dedicated to fly fishing and sporting enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about safety, licenses, tips, tricks, rivers, reviews...Jan 22, 2024. #2. I ran this through an online inflation calculator, which can be a bit low. If my foggy memory serves, I think a guided day on the Yellowstone about 2006 was around $475-500. In 2024 dollars that comes out to $717-755. A shop that guides the Yellowstone lists a float day as $795 for 2024.Simple Cooking with Heart offers this tasty fish with a kick in under 10 minutes. This recipe combines a delicious seasoning that's perfect with our strawberry kiwi salsa. Average ...Waters get low and/or too warm to fish in some rivers (e.g. St. Joe) by early August. Best times in northern Idaho are either mid or late July, or September into first week or two of October. The September-October season is my favorite, especially on the larger streams. During the earlier period (July) my favorites are the small tributaries.North American Fly Fishing. Sharing Knowledge & Tactics, Photographs, Stories, Conservation Efforts, even the occasional beer.The largest, most active online fly fishing community in the region! Join us and enjoy the endless amounts of fly fishing knowledge, stories and conversation! We value your privacy, and vow to NEVER bring in any invasive ad campaigns that use trackers and data harvesting technology. ... It goes against everything this forum was founded on.Jan 24, 2017 · 5,560. Location. Albuquerque, NM. Jan 24, 2017. #2. If your budget can take an extra $100 hit, the Scott Flex is reputed to be one of the best 6-weights at any price, anywhere. It also now has the option of either the traditional trout grip, and the full wells with a fighting butt. EDIT: By the way, love your handle! I’m looking for a 8‘6“ 4 weight, medium-fast action, trout rod that will be used in small to medium sized streams. 20-30’ casts being the norm, max 50’. Mostly dry and dry-dropper fishing with #14-20 size flies. Normally, I would be looking at the mid-range options (Loomis IMX, Sage, Scott...One was a 16' which would handle a 3 hp outboard on an adaptor that clamped onto the gunwhales, the other was the 12' Gruman aluminum alloy and touted as the lightest canoe ever made. The total weight was either 22 or 23 pounds. The 16' never got used for any but large lake fishing after the short one was purchased.Nov 17, 2023 · The Force M1, FAST ACTION fly rod is a carbon blended graphite rod, designed specifically for musky by Limit Creek Fishing Rod Company and Gabe Schubert, renowned musky fly fisherman. A serious tool for serious anglers, pursuing big fish with huge flies.A unique handle configuration combines an... I have found over the years that a size 2 or so Crayfish fly on a sink tip line where you hit the bank or structure, let the fly drop to the bottom, make a couple of hard quick strips and pause, let the fly sink back to the bottom, and repeat. I have not found that taking the time to strip the fly back to the boat is productive with crayfish flies.Whenever I can’t entice fish to rise for dries, or I can’t see fish rise I pack my dry rod, and use euronymphing or streamer setup. As soon as I see fish raise, I pack euro rod. Nothing beats dry fly take. Make the strategy to become versatile angler. I now have new toy: trout spey 11ft 4wt. Plus my friend gifted me 11ft 6/7wt switch rod.Mar 18, 2014. #6. The Housatonic in Conn. can get overheated in midsummer, with all the fish stacking up over spring holes for oxygen in order to survive. When that happens you shouldn't try to catch them, because the stress of fighting can leave them so oxygen-starved that they die after release.Sep 18, 2018. #3. I just picked up a 'glass rod I intend to use in the salt: A Fenwick Feralite FF85 (8.5' 7-8-9wt). Compared to the other Fenwick Feralites I use (FF75 and FF806), there is no doubt in my mind it's up to the task. Its action and ability to throw tight loops into the wind are similar to what you'd expect from graphite rods.Asheville, NC. Apr 8, 2018. #20. If you want some good, but not exhaustive information about trout fishing in Wester North Carolina, get the book: The Southern Appalachian Fly Guide by J.E.B. Hall. It lists a lot of good water by region with excellent details, a photograph, and usually accurate driving instructions.Nov 3, 2023 · My "indicator" is split about 50/50 between a hopper type fly or a yarn/wool tuft. I may change the leader set up - sometimes - but not the main fly line. I have Cortland 444 Peach WF5F on one rod, Scientific Anglers Mastery Infinity WF5F on another, and factory-spooled Orvis Clearwater WF5F line on my beginner Encounter kit. The 590 reminds me of my Sage SP 590 but possessing a more precise and reactive front 1/3. Sunday I took it to a local reservoir known for the size of its fish as it is C&R. 15' leaders with light chronomid and scuds suspended under an indi. Great. 6' with a 4" Catch All fishing drop offs and weedbeds @ 30'.Location. Denver. Sep 27, 2022. #5. T&T Contact 10' 2WT is my second favorite Euro rod of all time, only behind my generalist 10'9" 3WT of the same model. The 10' 2 is stellar for smaller fish and narrower water. You will not regret it despite its expense. O.Thermopolis, Wyoming is a small town nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. While it may not be as well-known as some other fly fishing destinations, this hidden gem offers w...Nov 24, 2011 · Re: A Thread for the Dry Fly Purest; Hi Ard, You've pretty much summed up dry fly fishing for me. Yvonne and I would rather catch bluegills on drys, than dredge a nymph for deep trout. Blue-Winged Olives are a particular favorite, and we can usually get something to rise to a small BWO of the temperature is above 50 degrees. Looking for a little bit of an extended handle as my short handled net is an issue when landing fish and I will be getting into the euro nymphing soon so imagine it would only be worse with the longer rod. Most fish are …70. Location. Northern California. Jun 7, 2013. #2. I haven't lived in Indiana for more than 30 years, so I'm not the best source of information, but my suggestions would be: 1) Call "Flymasters of Indianapolis" and ask them for advice, I'm sure they'd help you. Nice fly shop on the North side of town. 2) The White River runs right through the ...3,202. Location. Sandy, UT. Dec 17, 2023. #7. If living in, or visiting, the Salt Lake City area in mid-March, the Wasatch Fly Tying & Fishing Expo runs 15th-16th at Sandy Expo Center (about 20 min. south of SLC). If you're a regular at this show, note that this is about 3-4 weeks earlier than usual.The North American trade landscape is a dynamic and interconnected system that presents numerous opportunities for collaboration. With the United States, Canada, and Mexico at its ...Introducing the New Cheeky PreLoad 2.0 Fly Reels, the perfect ready-rigged solution. Like its predecessor, the New PreLoad 2.0 comes rigged with plenty of Cheeky Premium 20-lb backing, an all-new green, floating, weight-forward fly line and a 9-foot leader. Just tie on a fly and you are ready to...North Coast Coho Project: Watershed Scale Restoration in Northern California. December 4, 2023 • Coldwater, Conservation, Northwest, Salmon/Steelhead. By Greg Fitz, Trout Unlimited California’s beautiful North Coast is a rugged landscape of sharp mountains, towering forests, and complex ... Read More →.. Sep 2, 2010. #2. I have only casted the ZXL 590-4. It is a butterFeb 4, 2022 · Western Washington. Feb 4, 2022. #6. I've been in Euro nymphing is not a naughty Google search. It is a style of fly-fishing that uses three nymphs and little or no fly line on the water. The rods used for this method are longer than usual at 9.5 to 11 feet. These rods are rated for standard fly lines (i.e. #4) but often anglers use a level line, which has no taper at all.General Fly Fishing Discussion. Saltwater Fly Fishing. Bonefish, Tarpon, Redfish, Permit, False Albacore, Striped Bass, etc... 1. 2. 3. … 91. Next. Filters. What … Flying with kids can be an exciting yet challenging exp Location. West Virginia. Mar 19, 2022. #8. I did Chile and Argentina freestyle in 1997 for a month and had a ball, used some untrained boatman 2 times and had a lot of fun. Fished Chile in the Pucon area and Argentina in the Junin de los Andes area, used a rental truck from Temuco Chile. They really like $100 dollar bills. One was a 16' which would handle a 3 hp outboard o...

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