1. para_adams

    FS Sage - Anderson Custom Rods - Big fish rod

    Mint condition Anderson Custom Rods built Sage 1290-2 RPLX. The rod has the beautiful Anderson wraps and a utilitarian, functional and somewhat ugly seat with fighting butt. Two cork grips. Original sock but no tube. Can send pics if interested. $200 local pickup, or $230 shipped and I'll...
  2. Adrian

    FS Big Man Camo

    Full head to toe Realtree 5 camo set up. As follows: Cabelas SuperMag 1600 neoprene waders in Realtree 5 size 12 stout, comes with hanging shell holder. Cabelas Dri-Fowl II Extreme 4 in 1 coat. This is a waterproof hooded shell with a zip in Thinsulate coat. Zip-in coat is a stand-alone...
  3. Bagman

    Tying for big tuna and more I hope

    Ive never fly fished for big fish, like Wahoo, yellow fin, yellow tail, and other big fish. I'm tying up some deceivers, on 5/0 34007 saltwater hooks. Can anyone point me in the right directions, or will these work?
  4. Lue Taylor

    The Big Day

    After 43 years in the Bicycle Industry from Mississippi to Chicago to Ohio and then finally the greater Seattle will all come to a stop on March 5 2018. My wife back in 2003 tried to get me to do it then an become a Mr. Mom to my two kids Nikiel and Kara I still hung around the industry. Now the...
  5. Shapp

    Trip Report Camera Catch and Release - Big Island

    Updated note (June 2018), see the last post in this thread. Kapoho area has been devastated by the lava flow, hundreds of houses (including the house in the photos below) are gone and the Kapoho tide pools area (some of the underwater photos below) are no more. So sad. Another update on July...
  6. M

    WTB Abel Big Game 1 in guide finish

    Found one. Best contact [email protected]
  7. M

    FS Abel Big Game #3 (Solid Spool!)

    Very hard to find #3 with the super classy old solid spool. In great condition given it’s a 30+ year old reel, some scratches / dings on the frame but the spool is near perfect. It took me 7 years to find this reel - they literally never seem to come up for sale. Price is $400 PayPal shipped...
  8. P

    WTB Rio big nasty wf6f

    Wtb Rio big nasty wf6f. Let me know if you have one in good condition available for sale.
  9. sakana

    FS Abel Pt. 5 Big Game Reel

    I have an Abel Pt. 5 Reel for SOLD. These are bulletproof reels. • 5 weight line included • Abel pouch included • Guide finish • LHW • Great condition with some rim rash
  10. Mems

    big sale at tackle direct

    Aloha Guys, big sale now at tackle direct. They have fly gear and conventional gear as well. If you are not a member you can sign up and become one no cost. Simms, G-loomis, Sage, Cheeky, TFO all on sale now. Mems.
  11. Anil

    Reel big sale

    We are closing out a large number of our reels, they're all new in box we just have too many in stock. This means great deals for you and cleared inventory for us. Take a look HARDY SUG. RETAIL SALEPRICING...
  12. P

    WTB Abel Big Game 4 & 4.5N spool

    Hello, I am looking for Abel Big Game 4 and 4.5N spools. Let me know if you have any available. Thanks!
  13. Tim Ihle

    WTB Abel Big Game #3..

    I am looking for a late model BG 3. Ideally it would be gloss black , ported, in and out clicker, and be in mint condition. If you have one that your thinking of selling please end me a note. Cheers, Tim
  14. kinigit

    FS Abel AR Big Game #4 Reel

    I have an Abel Big Game #4 anti reverse fly reel in good used condition. Some minor small marks. Comes with case and loaded with backing although not sure of condition. These are some of the prettiest reels ever made. Looking for $340 shipped. Also have a spare spool I'll include for an extra...
  15. Anil


    Simms has discontinued some models of waders and wading boots, and we are offering what we have at a discount. These are all new and unused. We will update quantities as they sell. Simms G3 Stockingfoot Waders - Retail $499.99 SALE $350 $315 NOW $300 MED x1 SOLD MED SHORT x1 SOLD MED KING x2...
  16. D

    FS Orvis Odyssey IV Big Game Reel

    For sale is a used Orvis Odyssey IV Big Game Reel. It is spooled with what I believe to be a 12wt SA Intermediate line. I do not have the fly line box but it was bought less than 3 years ago and never used. I bought the reel for big game saltwater but it hasn't touched the water since I've...
  17. napawino (Roger Craft)

    FS Marlin Guide Gun 45-70 Big Loop Lever. New, w/extras

    New, unfired except at the factory. Marlin Guide Gun 45-70 big loop lever. Model 1895GBL – A larger-loop finger lever makes for easier cycling of the action while wearing gloves. The two-tone brown laminated wood stock enhances resistance to weather. Blued finish. Full length six-shot tubular...
  18. plaegreid

    My big fish for 2017 (so far)

    Went out to a lake on the 15th for a little morning wet-wade fishing. It was pretty quiet; the power-baiters were getting a few here and there, but it wasn't crazy hot like it can be. So I dinked around a bit and got this guy after a while: Nice bow, fought like a bad mamma-jamma. Sent it on...
  19. ScottP

    SBS Wike's Big R Bug

    A few changes to the original; not into those pre-formed bodies so went with the foam. Original also used schlappen for the hackle; didn't have any so subbed a big, webby, cape hackle. Tied here as a short-wing stone. hook – Dai Riki 280 #8 thread - UTC 140 tan core - 20 lb mono under tail -...
  20. Irafly

    Big Trout Local Waters

    In most places around our country and or our planet for that matter, a 20" trout is a nice trout. Granted I know about those places like Jurassic lake or some of these other waters where the locals are only impressed with fish in the double digit pounds, but as I said for the most part a 20"...
  21. b_illymac

    thumbing a big girl

    I believe this is a personal best. Choked the hell out of the beast vole when I was day dreaming. And look at the aquarium view below my feet! :DA hell of a day! :) Billy
  22. Shopkeeper

    Only Thing Better Than Me Catching a Big Fish...

    ...Is my daughter catching one. A year ago tonight, we took our last fishing excursion before her wedding; I was miserable every minute leading up to it...So, the fishing on that night was a pleasant distraction. She wanted to go again tonight to mark the occasion (really, she just wanted to...
  23. b_illymac

    chasing big girls

    with my number 1 and 2 old standby spots toast for at least a few years due to winter kill and water issues I needed to head to some new water.. this spot looked good. in fact you couldn't create a better spot for a big bass then under this tree. I attacked it from every angle. important...
  24. kinigit

    FS Abel Super 4N and Abel Big Game Pt 5 w/Spare Spool

    I have two Abels for sale. Both are guide finish (matte black). First is the Abel Super 4N. Great condition with maybe a few handling marks, but no dents, dings, or scratches. Looking for $285 shipped in the CONUS. Second is an Abel Big Game Pt 5 with a spare spool. Both the reel and spool...
  25. Rock Creek Fan

    Washington state loses big legal battle over salmon culverts
  26. Alosa

    FS Sage Xi2 - great salt water rod!

    I bought this Sage Xi2 back in 2014, but my trip fell through and it's been sitting in the closet ever since. It's been lawn cast once, but it's never been out on the water. It's essentially brand new, but I'm not going to use it and it needs a new home. It's a big beefy 9'0 13wt rod, and...
  27. Peter Kovah

    Bright Lights, Big City (Help Me!)

    I will sum it up the best I can: You're 28. You are moving to New York City. At the very last minute, you switch things up and cancel your flight, and decide to drive the entire way rather than fly. You're leaving Washington on Friday (as in, this upcoming Friday) in a shitty Chevy with all of...
  28. SpringCreek

    FS Ross Canyon Big Game 4 Special Edition Reel

    Here is a pristine Ross Canyon Big Game 4 Special Edition # 91 of 100 with a spare gold spool. The "Special Edition" series were reserved for and awarded to Ross's top selling fly shops. I have only used the reel for one weekend fishing steelhead on the Methow River since I purchased it, and you...
  29. triploidjunkie

    Big water

    The Columbia is ripping right now, and will be getting bigger. Every year someone underestimates the power of that water and pays the ultimate price. I almost witnessed it last night. When I showed up at the boatlaunch, the first thing I noticed was two guys in a tiny little rowboat, anchored...
  30. Grayone

    NFR So we are turning the oceans into a big slurry!
  31. Mark Mercer

    FS Abel Big Game 3n Ported

    For your next bone fishing trip, this will do the job. Left hand retrieve, needs kit from Abel to change to right hand. Reel is in very good condition with no issues other than a few tiny scratches on the rim (see photo) New 30lb backing. Abel's have incredibly smooth drags that will stop just...
  32. S

    Small Water & Big Streamers - Rod Recommendation?

    I fish small streams with heavy size 1 bugs at times that I tie for nasty browns. Things with weight that sink like a rock. Need a shorter rod as I'm bushwhacking a lot. Anyone have a really good recommendation for a rod/line setup?
  33. TheAngler

    WTB Abel Big Game #3n

    Looking for a Abel Big Game #3N. Thanks, Benjamin
  34. X

    FS Abel Big Game #3

    A sweet multi purpose reel for salt or spey. Reel is in excellent+ condition and had almost zero use. Comes with Abel case. 225$
  35. Stonefish

    Hats For Big Melons

    Thought I'd post this for folks that have big melons (heads) like myself and have a hard time finding hats that fit. Once I find a fishing hat that fits properly, I'll wear it until it falls apart. The one size fits all baseball caps offered by some hat companies is a fallacy and I've returned a...
  36. Klickrolf

    FS Hardy 9000dd Reel, Big

    This reel is new in box. It's large, best for a spey rod but it's also very light weight so I'm not sure what to call it. 4.75" diameter, width = 1 and 1/16" inside. Will bring line in quickly. Retails at $300 yours for $200 delivered. Paypal prefered. Comes with orig box, paperwork and...
  37. Richard E

    FS Tarpon And Big Fish Fly Lines, New In Box(es)

    All lines new, unused, and in box UNLESS indicated otherwise. Master Saltwater WF11F., yellow/horizon color, smooth line, $30 Mastery Textured series Saltwater Taper, WF11F, light blue, $30 Mastery Saltwater Taper, smooth line, light yellow, WF12F, $25 Mastery Textured Series Tarpon...
  38. X

    FS 24 Big Dries For 20$

    I only use 3 or 4 different patterns now days so I cleaned up the dry box and pulled out 2 dozen flies. 20$ shipped to WA state zip codes only. Stimulators, hoppers, chubby chernobyls, daves hoppers, madam X, crane fly, etc. All flies are new or good condition and purchased from Reds. See photos-
  39. ttas67

    FS Abel Big Game No.3 Reel Mint

    I have a mint condition Abel No.3, standard arbor, gloss black for sale. $250 shipped, PayPal preferred. Email me directly at: [email protected] for faster response.
  40. Ian Horning

    Favorite Big Fish, Loud-mouthed Meat Flies

    I'm looking for local knowledge here. I know there's a good amount of you streamer-beaters out there, and I find myself aspiring to do the same as the water warms a bit. Being a westside guy, swung flies are the norm. And they're great, and the swing is great, and so are bull trout. But...
  41. ScottP

    SBS Big Hole Demon Streamer

    A little different look from the nymph version More in line with the Euro sea trout pattern; the aftershaft thorax creates the illusion of bulk and allows the hackle to flow a bit better. hook - Mustad 79580 #6 thread - Danville 6/0 black underbody - non-tox wire .025 tail - hackle tips...
  42. b_illymac

    2016 Big Fish Thread

    Take a big fish from 2016 that meant something to you. Post a picture for all to enjoy. Tell a story. Let's keep this positive. If you don't have a picture still tell a good story. I'll start. Before the Park Lake Bash @Matt Paluch and I decided to do some pre-fishing. He is a guide and I'll...
  43. Augy

    Small Fly/big Fish

    My curiosity got the best of me and wanted to ask the board what your biggest catches were on the smallest flies. Photo's would be great but love a good fishing story if you have a tale to tell.
  44. Mark Mercer

    FS Abel Big Game Pt.5 5/6wt + Spare Spool

    SOLD !!! Fished once last summer, comes with bank warranty card and almost new spare spool with extra swede case. Best reel I've ever owned with Abel's legendary drag, just don't need a reel this good. Can be left or right hand retrieve, new backing on both and is saltwater safe. New the reel...
  45. IveofIone

    Big Guy Sleeping Bag

    A heads up for you guys that are tired of a too-short sleeping bag with a slick chilly inner liner. Amazon has their 39'' x 81'' Oak Point bag on sale today for $28.89 with free shipping to Prime members. With a soft flannel liner these things are instant warmth once you get in them. The flannel...
  46. Old Man

    Big Hole.

    Does anybody know why the Big Hole is still closed. It can't be because the water is still warm. Because the gage on the river is reading 50 degrees. I heard someplace that the reason it is still closed is because of the low flows. Hell, it's always low at this time of the year. It's spring and...
  47. johnnyd

    FS Big Box Full Of Tying Materials And Hooks For Sale

    I use to tie flies commercially and have a big box full stuff that I don't use any more. Most of the stuff is for trout flies. There are about 45 boxes of 100 Daiichi hooks. Hooks have been used out of some of them but a lot of them are still full. They are mostly nymph and dry fly hooks with...
  48. Richard E

    FS Orvis Mirage Vii Large Arbor Reel, Gold, Big Time Salt And Large Spey Reel!!

    Absolutely gorgeous, high tech, state-of-art incredible reel! Whether you're fishing for tuna, tarpon, king salmon, sharks, sailfish, marlin, whatever has fins that you intend to catch with a fly, this reel is up to the task! This reel cranks in massive amounts of line, almost a foot (12...
  49. B

    Clapton catches big fish...

    ..the lucky bastard. I sure would like to fish for Atlantics someday.
  50. Walter Spaulding

    Casting big bugs and distance 890 xp or Z axis ?

    Thoughts opinions please.