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Fly Fishing BS thread

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

  1. May 29, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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    Whiskey Neat

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    See if you can find a women's only class. That was what I gave my mom for her birthday last year and how I eased her into the hobby. As she told me, it was much less intimidating for her since she didn't feel like there was any pressure to not screw up in front of men. That, and the class was making jokes about rods and poles the hole time...
     
  2. May 29, 2013 at 3:38 PM
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    Fished 2 flies all weekend, 14 Hares Ear with an 18 RS2 dropper, never need to change it up. All fished on a floating line, 2-3 feet below indicator.
     
  3. May 29, 2013 at 3:47 PM
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    la0d0g

    la0d0g Its 4 o’clock somewhere

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    Nice! Did the dropper get most of the fish?
     
  4. May 29, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    Pretty even mix, the bigger fish took the hares ear.
     
  5. May 29, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    Right on! Looks like you had a blast.
     
  6. Jun 1, 2013 at 8:12 PM
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    What's a good beginner combo for AZ? I was thinking a 4 or 5 weight. Maybe the Cabelas RLS+, Orvis Streamline 5, or White River Hobbs Creek.

    Thanks!
     
  7. Jun 3, 2013 at 9:59 AM
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    A 9' 5 WT is a good all around rod for just about everything. If you generally fish for bigger fish on larger rivers or lakes, maybe go up to a 6.
     
  8. Jun 5, 2013 at 11:23 AM
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    Went with the Cabelas RLS+ combo in 9' 5wt
     
  9. Jun 11, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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    Headed to camp and dry fly a couple of local bluelines. Southern Appalachian trout fishing at its finest. Hoping for a grand slam of the south eastern variety, brookie bow and brown. The brookie and bow will be the easier of the 3.
     
  10. Jun 12, 2013 at 8:45 AM
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    How was it?
     
  12. Jul 1, 2013 at 10:04 PM
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    Got out before work this morning.
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  13. Jul 1, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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    Nice work Chris! I sure wish I lived up in Tahoe.... or anywhere closer to the sierra. The 5-6hr drive is killing me/my wallet.
     
  14. Jul 2, 2013 at 6:59 AM
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    Thanks. Where have you seen me before?
     
  15. Jul 4, 2013 at 12:42 AM
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    Had my first ever Eastern Trout Grand Slam+ today...4 Rainbow, 2 Brown, and 1 Brook trout plus 5 Bluegills! And in NJ none the less! ]

    I would of thought I'd hit the slam in PA or NY where I primarily fly fish. Nothing crazy big, most in the 14-16" range, but it was great getting out there and exploring new waters.
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  16. Jul 4, 2013 at 6:59 AM
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    Man I'd sooo be down if I was up there right now. In a couple weeks I'm going to hike into the Winds to hit a certain lake for golden trout.

    Good luck & I can't wait to see some pics!
     
  17. Jul 14, 2013 at 5:34 PM
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    Old man taught me how to tie flies today. This streamer is my first one:
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    We're headed to the eastern sierras next week and these sorts of things work real well tubing in the lakes.

    Looking forward to tying some more and getting better.
     
  18. Jul 15, 2013 at 7:03 AM
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    Where are you headed?
     
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    Staying in mammoth. Most of the spots we go are between Bishop and Bridgeport. Don't want to get too specific on a public internet forum :spy:
     
  20. Jul 15, 2013 at 6:53 PM
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    Happy to be more specific via PM tho.... :cheers:
     
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