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    We used kapok gut/fur bugs for stocked trout...

    We used kapok gut/fur bugs for stocked trout years ago. Just wrap it on a small jig head. Never used it for dry flies.
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    top one from the White? Bottom from the Little...

    top one from the White? Bottom from the Little Red?...I recall catching allot like the bottom one when I frequented the Little Red...its been ten years though. Cheers.
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    Track down Doc Thompson and pick his brain. He's...

    Track down Doc Thompson and pick his brain. He's the man on the Cimmaron. Cheers.
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    The Stillwater or Rock Creek would be good...

    The Stillwater or Rock Creek would be good options. Some good fishing in the Beartooths as well, but it doesnt sound like you have time for that. My fishing bud Andy Szofran runs a guide operation...
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    We have a pop-up trailer for camping with our...

    We have a pop-up trailer for camping with our girls (3yr old, & 1year old), but I'd still rather paddle down the river in a canoe, sleep on a gravel bar, and cook with fire......There is no better...
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    We recently bought a pop-up so we can camp with...

    We recently bought a pop-up so we can camp with our kids (1 & 3 year old)...Its more comfortable than a tent. Its nice to have a small fridge, lights, beds, a table, A/C, a heater, etc...but its not...
  7. Smallies are great on the fly rod..Early in the...

    Smallies are great on the fly rod..Early in the season slow and low seems to work best, after the spawn I prefer topwaters, or minnow type streamers to slow and low, but youve got to give em what...
  8. 5wt for Grayling, 7wt for trout & dollies when...

    5wt for Grayling, 7wt for trout & dollies when salmon are present (a 7wt is good enough for most salmon up to 10-12lbs or so). I'd step up to an 8wt for sinking lines and bigger salmon, and at least...
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    If brookies are your goal....I'd stay in the...

    If brookies are your goal....I'd stay in the States and fish the U.P. of Michigan. Most are small, but you can find some good ones if you work at it.
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    Chech Nymphing....

    Its just dragging your flies on the bottom so you can feel the strike...far from rocket science. tick, tick, tick, thump....zing!
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    Guitars

    You can spend as much as you want for an acoustic...but you can do well with a used one in the $100-200 range...My daughter has a sweet little Alvarez Dreadnought that I picked used up on craigslist...
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    Poppers for trout

    Joe Brooks wrote about popper fishing for browns in Argentina a long time ago..Give it a shot.
  13. Thread: How often....

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    Not often...I only recal one or two fish that...

    Not often...I only recal one or two fish that sucked a fly deep enough to cause some bleeding in the last 3-4 years. Its unfortunate, but it happens. Flies arent nearly as bad as soft plastic tube...
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    Survey

    1. Which species would you prefer to fish for:

    A. Rainbow ____ why?________________________

    B. Browns X why? they are harder to catch, usually.

    C. No preference of one over the other____...
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    Snake wrangler..

    That guy could have easilly left that snake alone. What a doofus.
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    Missouri Fly Fishing

    It depends on how you plan to get to KC from Jackson, MS.......Route through St. Louis, you wont be near any trout fishing....If you head up through Rolla or Springfield youll have more to choose...
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    Blockheads

    I shape mine on a disc sander...square it up...do the back taper, do the side tapers. Cheers.
  18. R.River

    R. River is a nice park...no wading except for the C&R area. Tim's fly shop will have anything you need. If you get bored with park fishing...you might try a side trip to Taneycomo or Crane...
  19. Timing is everything...

    Timing is everything....youve got to be there when the big fish are active and you cant spook them. Know your water. Pick a good spot and a good time to fish for them..High water conditions or low...
  20. Electrofishing

    Did a bit of it with the local conservation folks...Small scaled fish like trout dont get it that bad for the most part...It stuns them a bit but they tend to move out of the field if you dont net...
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    Guide books for Montana

    I'd pick up a copy of Fly Fishing Montana by Brian & Jenny Grossenbacher..great guides and they are based out of Bozeman...

    If your fishing YNP pick up both of the park books....there is one by...
  22. Didy

    Probably came over from the White and Norfork tailwaters...hope it doesnt spread to Missouri. Cheers.
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    Boo

    I fish boo cuz I got bored with fly tying and decided to take up bamboo rod building. They are fun to make, look good, and cast well enough for most of my trout fishing...I prefer graphite in the 9'...
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    I've never seen a need to overline a rod,...

    I've never seen a need to overline a rod, provided that I took the right rod to the party. I use a 7wt for smallies most of the time, sometimes a 6wt, or a 5wt, or an 8wt, or a 9wt. Cheers.
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    http://www.geocities.com/kafinlayson/Smallmouth_Sw...

    http://www.geocities.com/kafinlayson/Smallmouth_Swaps/Smally_VI/Directions/gavin_poppen_Directions.htm

    Heres a pretty good cricket...a black madame X works really well too. Cheers.
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