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Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-11-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By highlander2
Did it yesterday!

Did it yesterday!
Forum: Art of Casting 09-04-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By highlander2
beau was just trying to answer...

beau
was just trying to answer the original question about the best cast river left with a upstream wind. The use of the single spey in that situation is of course only my prefered...
Forum: Art of Casting 09-01-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By highlander2
Up stream wind on the left bank. You would be...

Up stream wind on the left bank. You would be crazy to not use a single spey off the right shoulder, quickest way to get the fly back out and fishing. I won't discredit the snap-t as a cast its very...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 09-01-2005, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By highlander2
Charlie Very nice tie!!!! I...

Charlie

Very nice tie!!!! I do apreciate the body work matching the wing in color. This is art on a hook! Well thought out, idea probably hit you at about 2:am in the morn as it...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 02-02-2005, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,591
Posted By highlander2
Just got inspired to put down the rabbit strips...

Just got inspired to put down the rabbit strips and marabou and tie up some fancy flies again. Those highlander colors work quite well on our spring fish here in the PNW, infact they work very...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 01-26-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By highlander2
Just go fishing!!!!! thats my goal right now, get...

Just go fishing!!!!! thats my goal right now, get ahead on a few projects then hit it hard for three months. Kush, as you said yourself the prettiest cast in the world is the one followed by a huge...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 01-24-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By highlander2
Being predominately right handed has led me down...

Being predominately right handed has led me down the road to using alot of cross body casts which can be very effective especially where distance is concernd. Problem is the left hand up is not up to...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-14-2005, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By highlander2
Man, that is a really nice tie!!! I really like...

Man, that is a really nice tie!!! I really like those colors ( the yellow and green) for low water conditions on the local rivers in spring. That has always been a killer combo on the Sauk for me.
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-22-2004, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By highlander2
Sean Very nice!!!!Hard to...

Sean

Very nice!!!!Hard to believe thats your first attempt, the proportions are very good. I agree on your comment of these flies becoming more of a style of tying, for me thats...
Forum: Getting Started 11-17-2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By highlander2
HNL My thoughts exactly!!!...

HNL

My thoughts exactly!!! Nothing compares to having a rod built around your particular style of casting and fishing. Maybe the initial cost is a little more but you will have a...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-14-2004, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By highlander2
Phil Kinda sounds like a...

Phil

Kinda sounds like a freshie to me!!! River was calling me all day, would have been there if I were not totally casted out from the clave the other day. Way to go man!!!!!
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 10-31-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,604
Posted By highlander2
Russ has compiled a great list, hard to add to...

Russ has compiled a great list, hard to add to it.But if I had to add a few it would be " fly tying for salmon" by Taverner if you can find it and "how to dress salmon flies" by Hale. They are old...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-17-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By highlander2
OC I got a pretty good chuckle out...

OC

I got a pretty good chuckle out of #2


Brian
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-10-2004, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By highlander2
Rob is pretty dead on!! Thats of course unless...

Rob is pretty dead on!! Thats of course unless they feel some pressure to do otherwise;)
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-27-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By highlander2
No doubt, that was awsome! I kinda missed that...

No doubt, that was awsome! I kinda missed that era, but it would have been mighty nice sitting on that log just watching some of those guys fishing that run.

Brian
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-27-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By highlander2
In regards to items 1,2,3 I think most of the...

In regards to items 1,2,3 I think most of the people who frequent this board are pretty much a class act from what I have seen, in comparison to some other sites. I don't think your going to see as...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 04-25-2004, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By highlander2
Jerry When I think of the...

Jerry

When I think of the gentleman that fished in that era most of them used the old hardy reels, and some still do today.

Brian
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 02-23-2004, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By highlander2
Feiger Very cool...

Feiger

Very cool !!!! I really like the color combo and the proportions are good as well. I would fish this through any boulder garden any place, besides that just...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-10-2003, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By highlander2
Not all steelhead are agressive thats for sure,...

Not all steelhead are agressive thats for sure, but I do believe certain colors trigger agression. Black is highly visible we know in any color of water especially off colored water, infact when your...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-10-2003, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By highlander2
I think Russ pretty much said it all as far as...

I think Russ pretty much said it all as far as crest prep goes. I might add that a wine bottle, single malt or something of that sort can be used to form crests to the desired curve while in the...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-06-2003, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By highlander2
Yes, it does indeed have a sort of phalic style...

Yes, it does indeed have a sort of phalic style to it...:hehe:
But seriously phil I think your on to something here, I would maybe add a bit more at the rear of the fly for steelhead though to...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-06-2003, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By highlander2
Very nice flies, you have been at this awhile I...

Very nice flies, you have been at this awhile I can tell.
I do like the color combo's, and the hackle tips are what I tend to use on most of my working spey's, it tends to stabilize the fly very...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 12-01-2003, 11:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,288
Posted By highlander2
Jack nice pick man! Although...

Jack

nice pick man! Although this isn't the jumbo mega prawn its a beauty. Now you will get 100 e-mails on how to tie it. I guess you had to let the cat out of the bag sooner or...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-28-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,288
Posted By highlander2
Jack Was wondering when you...

Jack

Was wondering when you would post one of these! I was just tying up a bunch of prawns myself. Its really hard not to just sit back and grin after you have just finnished one,...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 11-24-2003, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By highlander2
Mcorder Nice flies man!...

Mcorder

Nice flies man! very creative and tied with a bit of soul.The head may be big but is near perfect. A famous atlantic salmon tyer by the name of Belermino Martinez from...
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