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Forum: The Quintessential Trout 12-05-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,017
Posted By griz
just buy an orvis braided leader and skip the...

just buy an orvis braided leader and skip the whole headache.

Been using one for 10 years,I'll never go back.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-31-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By griz
Juro, More work for the mods? Seems like a...

Juro,

More work for the mods? Seems like a weak argument all around to me.

It should have just been moved to the Open Forum . I really enjoyed that thread and reminded me to toast my...
Forum: Getting Started 03-17-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By griz
A 4 pc rod is great if you travel on planes allot...

A 4 pc rod is great if you travel on planes allot or hike/backpack to your fishing holes. I have one 2 pc rod with all the rest being 3 or 4 pc. I'll never buy another 2 pc. Less parts but a real...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-11-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By griz
that's a cool idea in theory. I think the...

that's a cool idea in theory.

I think the reality would be a bit frustrating though. I've found the less you know someone the less likely they will return a borrowed book. Sad but true. Also, I...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-11-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By griz
here is a good graphic of the different stages of...

here is a good graphic of the different stages of a caddis...

http://www.islandnet.com/~bilston/caddis_life_cycle%20a.jpg

good luck.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-11-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By griz
There are 3 types of flies: Streamer...

There are 3 types of flies:

Streamer patterns. These imitate a small fish or fry swimming below the surface and does not relate to your question.

Nymph patterns. These imitate wingless bugs...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-06-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,480
Posted By griz
So when he picked up the reel later, the grumpy...

So when he picked up the reel later, the grumpy dude was gone and the new dude was quite pleasant.

However, he showed me the set up this morning and they rigged the reel up all wrong. It's one of...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-04-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,480
Posted By griz
that's exactly what I told my friend...

that's exactly what I told my friend ...egotistical, cash register jockeys.


and all of this talk about fly line just reminded me to order some new floating line off of cabela's site...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-04-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,480
Posted By griz
Fly Shop Attitude

I really don't get this constant phenomenon.

A friend from work is jazzed to get into fly fishing this year. He brought in his reel into one of the last "good" local shops in the area to buy some...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-04-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By griz
$2 flies was motivation for me to just bite the...

$2 flies was motivation for me to just bite the bullet and learn to tie them myself about ten years ago. Plus you can tweak flies to what works for you and test your own "theories".

Sticking .35...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-28-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,769
Posted By griz
I'd hope the cutts and rainbows survive but in...

I'd hope the cutts and rainbows survive but in reality it would be the cockroach of the fish world... the northern snakehead....air breathing and it can squirm off over land to better water.

...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-23-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By griz
Pee in your pants funny "fishing" video

Okay, I came accross this video today and could not stop laughing...


I don't know anything about warmwater fishing though and was wondering what the heck are these fish are doing? What type of...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-23-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By griz
do a google search on "taimen mongolia"... ...

do a google search on "taimen mongolia"...


mmmm....someday...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 02-23-2006, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By griz
So, err, how/when did you get such accurate...

So, err, how/when did you get such accurate measurements?:lildevl:

I wouldn't get too upset over the razzing you are getting here but you do have it coming to you, for sure.;)

Also, do...
Forum: Member Profiles 02-18-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By griz
hey phlyphish, if you are new to fly fishing...

hey phlyphish,

if you are new to fly fishing then maybe go up to the "getting started" forum near the top of the main page. read through it and see what info you can get from it. if you don't find...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-18-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By griz
i'm actually surprised to hear someone argue for...

i'm actually surprised to hear someone argue for barbs. for once, i actually agree with juro...:lildevl: :D

besides it being better and less damaging for the fish ,it's just less work for me too....
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 02-09-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By griz
Have you picked up a copy of this yet? ...

Have you picked up a copy of this yet?

Trout Fishing: A Guide to New Zealand's South Island by Tony Busch

You can order it on amazon if you can't find it anywhere else.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-07-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By griz
http://www.cascadeclimbers.com/upload/544102-image...

http://www.cascadeclimbers.com/upload/544102-image.jpg
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-05-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By griz
i'm pulling for the steelers. keep it in the...

i'm pulling for the steelers. keep it in the afc,at least.

Plus, they took out my broncos so if they win then at least the broncos were beaten by the BEST... an easier pill to swallow.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-02-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By griz
I'd go with a 8wt if you want to buy another....

I'd go with a 8wt if you want to buy another. It's seems like the perfect all around Alaskan weight for many. You don't need to spend a ton of cash. My second trip up there I chased silvers and...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-29-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By griz
Thanks for the info, gents. We are thinking about...

Thanks for the info, gents. We are thinking about some canoeing so I'll push for the Ausable for that outing.

Looking forward to getting that guidebook and see if there are any good backcountry...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-28-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By griz
cheers to that!!!! I think one reason I...

cheers to that!!!!

I think one reason I don't go to many small fly shops anymore is that I get really tired of the subtle snobbery and cliqueishness present at all too many of them. The St. Vrain...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-26-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By griz
fly fishing in the adirondacks?

So I'm heading back east in Sept. for a friend's wedding in the Lake Placid area of the Adirondacks. In college, we both did allot of climbing,picture taking and hiking around those parts but it was...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-22-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By griz
oooooooooohhhhhhh,the agony!!!!!!!!!!! I'm...

oooooooooohhhhhhh,the agony!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm inconsolable. I need a hug.

Hello? Anyone? Why are you all logging out?:chuckle:
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-22-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By griz
Sure, juro,GOOOOOOOO Seahawks! :D I really...

Sure, juro,GOOOOOOOO Seahawks! :D

I really don't care who else is at the Super Bowl besides the Broncos. I was surprised the Steelers showed up just tonight for the game. No time to acclamatize ...
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