New member and new fisherman and general hello

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Willp, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Why spend lots of money on gas and junk when you can learn in your own back yard. It's only common sense.
     
  2. flyfool

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    Good point. And he did mention "limited time".
     
  3. Jim Speaker

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    I would actually echo OMJs comments re keeping it close to home. Being in N Kirkland it's just as easy for you to get to the upper SF of the Snoqualmie where you'll not only learn a lot with willing fish, you'll also find cool picnic spots for wife and kids right on top of fishy water.
     
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  4. Willp

    Willp New Member

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    Thank you. Any particular place you recommend to go first as a beginner? Any tips appreciated. Happy to make a trek: part of the fun.
     
  5. Willp

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    Thank you
     
  6. Willp

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    Good point. I was in Sun River a fortnight ago and the shop there said the same thing. M<y buddy likes to float tube and he thinks sinking would be good to start. Should I get a second spool?
     
  7. Willp

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    Thank you
     
  8. Willp

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    Thank you for the invite. I will take you up on the offer. I float tubed Cottage last night and actually got a bite so good start.
     
  9. Willp

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    Where would you recommend as a first spot to try?
     
  10. Jim Speaker

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    You should be fishing a floating line on moving water.
     
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  11. Willp

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    thank you
     
  12. tinman207

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    If you'd like, I'll take you and show you some spots on the Cedar and some nymphing tactics.
     
  13. Willp

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    I really would appreciate it. I would want a dry line right?
     
  14. tinman207

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    Yea definitely. I have an extra reel with floating line on it you can use. PM me and we can set it up. We only have a few weeks left to hit the Cedar, and then I will be mostly on the forks and the green.
     
  15. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Any idea what make rod it might be? How old? Is it graphite, fiberglass or bamboo?

    You didn't mention a reel. Did grandpa's rod come with one? If so, what make and was there a line on it? If not, why did Avid seem to think you needed a sinking line, especially on an older rod?

    Inquiring minds want to know . . .

    K