Search:

Type: Posts; User: Helicopsyche

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.51 seconds.

  1. Replies
    176
    Views
    22,983

    Good question, hard tellin' not knowin' My...

    Good question, hard tellin' not knowin'

    My preffered response to the flurry of dumb questions I receive all too often.

    Adam
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,432

    You might try Steve Moran in Spokane, WA (...

    You might try Steve Moran in Spokane, WA ( http://www.stevemoranscustomrods.com/ ). I have one of his rods and love it. The handle is a piece of art and I really like the way it feels and fishes.
    ...
  3. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,472

    Thanks for all the help. I got the first answer...

    Thanks for all the help. I got the first answer right, but I had no idea how deep the rabbit hole went. I am getting married this summer and it is sage advice like this that will help me to live in...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,143

    I have a Mountainsmith Lumbar pack that I have...

    I have a Mountainsmith Lumbar pack that I have used fishing, shooting, camping, surveying, and every other manner of use over the last 10yrs. The bag is still in good shape and going strong. It has...
  5. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,196

    Gnu Bee, I like the idea of the ultimate...

    Gnu Bee,

    I like the idea of the ultimate trigger fly. What if you tied a fly with all the triggers you can pack onto a hook? I know this doesn't answer your question, but I think it could be the...
  6. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,264

    Re: Question about Bear Spray

    I work in the woods through out WA and OR and have only seen one cougar and frankly it scared the h*ll out of me. I think bear spray could be a good deterrent.

    On an unrelated note I have a funny...
  7. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,252

    Re: Black rainbow trout

    I do a lot of electrofishing for work and have seen wild and hatchery "black" trout. The fish can lighten and darken themselves based on light and stream conditions. In the winter we see a lot more...
  8. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,097

    I read Deschutes in the previous post and...

    I read Deschutes in the previous post and immediately began thinking of the central OR places I love. You could also try several of the costal rivers (about an 1-1.5hrs) for resident and searun...
  9. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,097

    Deshutes is a good one. There is also the...

    Deshutes is a good one.

    There is also the Metolius, which is tougher to fish, but the prettiest river I have ever seen.

    There is a fly shop in Wlches that might be able to give you some good...
  10. Thread: "News"

    by Helicopsyche
    Replies
    30
    Views
    4,031

    I didn't grow up in a family with guns around or...

    I didn't grow up in a family with guns around or hunters. But my dad made sure I got exposed to guns. He taught me how to shoot, load, UNLOAD, and safely handle them so I would be comfortable aound...
  11. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,506

    Good point, Ron. I had forgot about parking. I...

    Good point, Ron. I had forgot about parking. I always eat first. I think I will skip the Portland show because of the price.

    Adam
  12. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,506

    Cost of Shows

    Am I the only one who thinks that $14 to go to a fly fishing show is a little outrageous? It seems, to me, a lot to pay when you go to a place full of people trying to sell things to you.

    IMHO...
  13. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,635

    Eric, Funny, you should say that because at...

    Eric,

    Funny, you should say that because at this time every year I think about getting back to Idaho for some westslopes. I grew up in Spokane and used to fish the Coeur d'Alene all the time and...
  14. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,635

    This is great stuff!! Thanks to all. Jonezee -...

    This is great stuff!! Thanks to all.

    Jonezee - What a great tip. I know the lake you are talking about. I will have to give ot a try.

    Eric- I will be taking a look for that fly shop, thanks.
    ...
  15. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,635

    Oregon Saltwater

    Howdy Salty Dogs,

    I went out again this weekend for some salty adventure, and while I never pulled the fish I hooked to the surface, it was a great day. The fish nearly pulled me off the jetty and...
  16. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,445

    Ducksterman, It will eventually have the...

    Ducksterman,

    It will eventually have the ecosystem it can support, but once people start interfering it can greatly affect the outcome. For instance, take a river with prolific stone, caddis, and...
  17. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,861

    I usually find that my problem isn't my fly, but...

    I usually find that my problem isn't my fly, but rather where (depth, seam, pocket, etc), or how (twitch, dead drift, swim). So most of the time I change flies it is to switch from nymph or dry.
    ...
  18. Replies
    28
    Views
    4,387

    A good resource for plants would be a local...

    A good resource for plants would be a local native plants society. I am not sure you have one, but they are relatively common and good at helping people find the best plants for what they need....
  19. Replies
    24
    Views
    3,384

    I don't know what they usually/did cost new, but...

    I don't know what they usually/did cost new, but I picked up a Scott SAS(think thats it) 6' 3wt on clearance for $150. and love it. I wish I could fish it all the time. Casts great, light in the hand...
  20. Replies
    38
    Views
    3,549

    A guy my dad used to work with did a fly of the...

    A guy my dad used to work with did a fly of the week (don't remember the fly and never knew the guys name) and my dad told me to check it out. As per usual it took me at least 6 mos to get around to...
  21. Replies
    60
    Views
    6,773

    John Shewey - Oregon saltwater, there would be so...

    John Shewey - Oregon saltwater, there would be so much to learn

    Gierach - Funny, and philosophical sounds like a great fishing mate

    JC - could learn a lot about fishing and is seems that there...
  22. Replies
    4
    Views
    884

    It seems to me that delicacy will be lost if the...

    It seems to me that delicacy will be lost if the tip is made to float higher. I haven't tried them yet, but don't they have to make the tip thicker? Admittedly, I don't know how much it would...
  23. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,849

    I don't know if this will help. If you already...

    I don't know if this will help. If you already knew just ignore me. When you are looking for info on the Salmon Fly what you want to look for is:

    Order: Plecoptera (Stoneflies)
    Family:...
  24. Replies
    41
    Views
    4,907

    Happy Birthday!!! Hope you have many tight lines...

    Happy Birthday!!!
    Hope you have many tight lines in the coming year.

    Adam
  25. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,849

    Ritchie, The salmon fly hatch is amazing. I...

    Ritchie,

    The salmon fly hatch is amazing. I love to fish it here in Oregon. Looking it up on google is a good bet to get a basic like history and photos. Every year when the hatch is thich it...
Results 1 to 25 of 115
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4