Search:

Type: Posts; User: John Rhoades

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    762

    Enjoyed your report. I am located a bit farther...

    Enjoyed your report. I am located a bit farther down the valley, near Emigrant. Might get a chance in the next couple weeks to stop in a say hello to your daughter.
  2. Replies
    13
    Views
    811

    I do most of my trout fishing in MT these days,...

    I do most of my trout fishing in MT these days, and do not have any trouble with my dry fly hooks, which I tie predominately on Tiemco hooks. I presume you are talking about trout fishing in MT?
    ...
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    462

    I see that the Yellowstone water temperature just...

    I see that the Yellowstone water temperature just reached 70 degrees in Livingston a short time ago this afternoon. The water flow is just about half of normal for this time of year, and has been...
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    746

    I don't know about using this for water repair,...

    I don't know about using this for water repair, but here is info on UV items for fly tying that has gotten good reviews:
    ...
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    565

    Enjoyed the story and the pictures. The...

    Enjoyed the story and the pictures. The stonework in that fireplace looks amazingly fine.

    There are thousands of places like that throughout the country whose stories are lost in time. Most of...
  6. Thread: Morels

    by John Rhoades
    Replies
    7
    Views
    589

    Those are some fine looking morels you've got...

    Those are some fine looking morels you've got there.

    Normally, I would be in Montana by this time of the year and looking for morels myself right about now, but this year we aren't leaving our...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    481

    Yes, and I wouldn't be surprised if we get on the...

    Yes, and I wouldn't be surprised if we get on the river by the middle of June, while the Salmonflies normally move upriver past where we are around the end of June.
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    481

    That all looks very inviting, Scott. I am in...

    That all looks very inviting, Scott.

    I am in Pennsylvania now but leaving for Montana in two weeks. I hope there is still water left in those rivers for this summer.
  9. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,134

    I nearly lost my wife in that town one summer a...

    I nearly lost my wife in that town one summer a few years back. When I finally located her, she said she had been waiting in a long line of people to get a hamburger at the Hotel Meade. Now that I...
  10. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,134

    I Lek it. Thanks.

    I Lek it. Thanks.
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,297

    I agree with Wally on that. Over the years, I've...

    I agree with Wally on that. Over the years, I've owned several supposedly waterproof fly boxes, only to have ruined a number of flies when a bit of moisture got in them and was not aired out and...
  12. Replies
    3
    Views
    388

    I got the same PM - if he isn't banned, he sure...

    I got the same PM - if he isn't banned, he sure should be, and soon.
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    628

    We had relatively few grasshoppers in our area (I...

    We had relatively few grasshoppers in our area (I am located on the Yellowstone River, midway between the Park and Livingston) the past 2 summers, and as a result, fishing with them wasn't typical of...
  14. Thread: Skunk?

    by John Rhoades
    Replies
    19
    Views
    818

    There are also more than a fair number of dead...

    There are also more than a fair number of dead skunks lying all along Hwy 89 during the summer, free for the taking for anyone who doesn't mind a bit of scent.:D
  15. Thread: Skunk?

    by John Rhoades
    Replies
    19
    Views
    818

    How about the well known Green Butt Skunk...

    How about the well known Green Butt Skunk steelhead fly?

    Charlie Brooks also tied a Skunk Hair Caddis.
  16. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,215

    I have a small life insurance policy. It's...

    I have a small life insurance policy. It's there, just in case.

    I put cement on the heads of my flies for the same reason.

    People who say they don't use head cement and have never had one come...
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    543

    Send a PM to Byron Haugh on here for...

    Send a PM to Byron Haugh on here for recommendations on the Henry's Fork, if he doesn't chime in on his own, as I believe he normally fishes there that time of the year.

    John
  18. Mark - Here is also some information: ...

    Mark -

    Here is also some information: hhttp://golivingston.com/summer-vacations/livingston-montana-hiking-guide/

    Two of those mentioned might interest you: Thompson Lake and the West Boulder...
  19. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,592

    Luke - It seems to me that if you are...

    Luke -

    It seems to me that if you are debating whether or not you can afford that fly rod, you really CAN'T afford it.

    Pay off that debt you mentioned first (how much interest are you paying...
  20. Replies
    10
    Views
    553

    Beautiful. Thank you for sharing these with us....

    Beautiful. Thank you for sharing these with us.

    John
  21. Replies
    15
    Views
    750

    Byron - I have caught enough (big) fish on...

    Byron -

    I have caught enough (big) fish on spectrumized dubbing over the past couple decades to know that it never worked in its day, and am glad to hear that its popularity has passed.

    If...
  22. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,547

    Marinaro said that the wing, it's height and...

    Marinaro said that the wing, it's height and breadth and flatness, is the most important part of the floating dun.
  23. Replies
    5
    Views
    743

    Not exactly the same, but I tie some of my nymphs...

    Not exactly the same, but I tie some of my nymphs with two small strips of black close cell foam tied in along the sides of the thorax. This creates prominent wing cases and can be especially...
  24. I have some of this dubbing that I bought at...

    I have some of this dubbing that I bought at their fly shop on the WB of the Delaware perhaps 20 years ago. What I have is called light and dark Hendrickson dubbing. Looks like they may have...
  25. Replies
    7
    Views
    621

    I tied my first fly on my father's bench vise in...

    I tied my first fly on my father's bench vise in the basement of our home when I was about 12 years old. I remember that it's body was a bright red wool yarn, and it had grizzly hackle. I can still...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4