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Fly Fishing BS thread

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by TNDrew, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. Apr 18, 2013 at 7:37 AM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    Sure. Mine is the later, you could never carry this thing very far, it weighs a couple hundred loaded. It is bad ass though and could handle anything from class V rapids to flat water. My buddy in the pics and I picked it up last spring for $1500 basically new from a guy down in Gunnison.

    http://www.outcastboats.com/outcast/products/default.aspx?id=17

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    My only major gripe is that is only handles 2 people, and not a ton of gear, so stuck with 2 person day trips. We can get my dog on it, but it is pretty tight with him and 2 people.




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  2. Apr 18, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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    Damn, those are pretty cool! The little ones would be perfect for high country lakes to slay the cutts up here.
     
  3. Apr 18, 2013 at 5:51 PM
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    Any Colorado guys point me towards some good fishing anywhere near Durango, Pagosa Springs, Gunnison, and Salida?


    I'll be up in and around Salida for about 2 weeks starting May 6th and want to get some fishing in while I'm in the area.
     
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  4. Apr 18, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    Sure:

    Durango - Animas, through town is gold medal water

    Pagosa Springs - San Juan, again gold medal water through town

    Gunnison - Gunnison, head up river towards Crested Butte, was up there 2 weeks ago and it was great

    Salida - Arkansas, tons of access, the caddis hatch should be poppin right around that time, can be epic!
     
  5. Apr 19, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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    Why thank you....Think I'll definitely be fishing the east and west forks of the San Juan
     
  6. Apr 19, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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    No problem. If you have time, go down to the tailwater section of the Juan in NM below Navajo Lake, awesomeness. About an hour from Pagosa.
     
  7. Apr 20, 2013 at 6:14 AM
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    I could see that working as a midge larva.
     
  8. Apr 23, 2013 at 7:59 AM
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    I was thinking about floating the Reef, but I will probably just hit the CO and avoid the drive.

    How was North Gate? On my to do list for this summer.
     
  9. Apr 23, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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    Cool, good info. I am really looking forward to making it up there at some point.
     
  10. Apr 23, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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    Trying to get my dad started on fly fishing. He's got a bass pro gift card and I'm going to go look at the little kits they have to get started. Not really going to exceed 130 starting off. Do any of y'all have one of these kits or have and input on the matter? He'll just be fishing in a river and ponds and what not. No saltwater as of yet. I just don't want him to get a shitty starter kit as I know many starter kits do indeed suck.
     
  13. May 5, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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    Mainly smallies and largemouth.
     
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    Thanks dude. That's my personal best for pyramid lake. 31" just over 10 pounds.
     
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    Vibram studded....is FTW. Felt is crap although its easier on the fiberglass of a drift boat :)

     
  16. May 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM
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    I have the korkers chrome boots with several removable outsoles. Studded kling on, rubber kling on, felt, and studded felt. Different applications for different river bottoms
     
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    I see you're WY. I was just on the NP the previous two weeks at Greys and Freemont. God I love that place.....



     
  18. May 19, 2013 at 3:48 PM
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    That was crazy!!!!
     
  20. May 22, 2013 at 6:08 PM
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    So Ive got a bahamas trip coming up and will need to take my flies... For all of you guys that have flown with fly fishing stuff... What needs to be checked and what can I carry on??
     
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