1. liem.salim

    Hike and Fish the Yakima.

    I have recently move to Washington (Bremerton area) from Montana. I love earning my fish rather than drive, park, fly fish, repeat. I am looking for a trail or area that I would be able to hike a couple of miles and fly fish that is away from the road and away from people. I do not have a boat...
  2. doublehandnightmare

    FS FS: Large Arbor 425 TFO gold reel

    Up for Sale, the TFO LA 425 fly reel, (Gold). Some boat rash and dings, it has been a great reel, but time to sell. 10/10 mechanically, and had the carbon fiber drag cleaned and serviced. It has been well used, but as I mentioned mechanically a very solid reel. Have a few other of these in...
  3. donce

    Trout Fishing underwater camera GoPro

  4. Dave Westburg

    Fishing Books in search of new owner

    Culling the herd and have some free fishing books in search of a new owner. I live in Kirkland. You pick them up and they're yours. Salmon Flies Their Character, Style and Dressing by Poul Jorgenson. 1978 edition. This and Pryce-Tannant's book should be your Bible if you tie full dress...
  5. Skip Enge

    NFR April ain't a fishing month

    Not for me's deep wading into gardening It took 3 afternoons but transplanted my tomato starts into 4"... 5-7" tall and about 130 plants...2 are crosses I seem to be growing at F5 another F1...Next up to transplant peppers...a LOT of and sweet...mostly...
  6. Kilmer72

    FS Korkers OmniTrax v3.0 Kling-On Sticky Fishing Soles

    New, never used. Size 11 $22.00 shipped conus. Thanks
  7. Tmik

    Guided Trip and Fishing Abroad Questions

    Hey Everyone, I am going on my honeymoon in August, and thanks to my awesome fiance, sales skills, and luck, we were able to settle on Slovenia for the destination. On this trip, we will have a full day guided trip going for marble trout and hybrid browns. I will be bringing some of my own...
  8. Bajema

    Fly Fishing Film Tour in Mt Vernon

    Anyone else going to the Fly Fishing Film tour in Mt Vernon tonight?
  9. Jake Dogfish

    King County fishing report

    Youngs lake: Bass are biting on the North end. Trollers are catching cutthroat trout 15-18 inches. Chester Morse lake: Rainbow trout and Kokanee is starting to pick up. Flyfishers are catching Whitefish off the mouth of the Rex river. Note: please release Pygmy Whitefish. Refer to the Wdfw...
  10. M

    FS Columbia l/s fishing shirts

    Two Columbia long-sleeve fishing shirts of identical make/model. Lightweight ripstop nylon, omnishade. Button down tabs. Loops and tabs to roll up sleeves. Size large (I'd say good for folks 6' to 6'2" and in the roughly 175-200 lbs range). Both lightly used and in excellent condition. The...
  11. Jerry Daschofsky

    Unsold items - Consider donating to Project Healing Waters

    There are some of you who have flyfishing, gear fishing, and camping sales ads that have been up for quite awhile, and not selling. If by chance it's something you just want gone, and would like the items to go into the hands of veterans/military in our Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and Got...
  12. Lymitliss

    Been lurking for a while-Started fishing later in life than most

    I've been lurking on the forum for a handful of months now and thought I might make an official "New guy" post, since it looks like I'll be sticking around for a while. My name is Lucas, I'm a 28 year old Honda Master Technician currently living in Shoreline. It seems to me that the majority...
  13. silvercreek

    Guide to Fly Fishing the Yellowstone Region

    Longs for Cutts just revamped the Parks Fly Shop website and has put up a DIY guide for the Yellowstone Area. Click on this link to start. At the top of the page are other links, some of which are pull down menus such as the one on flies and hatches. Yellowstone Fly Fishing Info Site...
  14. Vladimir Steblina

    SFR-Why Fishing has gone to hell in east of the Cascades.

    CSA/*MSA: 2016 | 2017 | Change | Percentage Boise: 770,213 | 790,363 | +20,150 | +2.62% Spokane: 707,921 | 721,873 | +13,952 | +1.97% *Tri Cities: 283,799 | 290,296 | +6,497 | +2.29% *Yakima: 249,323 | 250,193 | +870 | +0.35% Idaho Falls: 239,329 | 243,805 | +4,476 | +1.87% Bend: 203,019 |...
  15. Salmo_g

    FS 8' fly fishing pram

    8' fly fishing pram. Fiberglass reinforced plywood construction. Oars and anchor included. Fits in back of small or standard sized pick up truck. $275.
  16. A.A.

    Dad, when are you going to take me fishing?..

    My daughter (7) had been begging for weeks. So it finally worked out to take her and my son (10) out on the Umpqua on Saturday. Beautiful lucky green water on St. Patrick’s Day. Pizza already cooking in the bow. Headed downstream... Perfect drift. These kids learn fast... (And no, my...
  17. plaegreid

    Hot Dawg, a Fishing Report!

    It's not from Washington, but anyone who really cares can go SUCK EGGS. I had to drive up to Casper, Wyoming for a business thing on Friday. This was good for two reasons: first, it meant a day driving and out of the office. Score! Second, it meant I would be in the neighborhood of the fabled...
  18. BDD

    Terrible News at NW Fly Fishing Magazine

    I just don't know what to say...except my sincere condolences to Jon's family and friends.
  19. Mike22

    Gear Fishing Tactics/Techniques

    Gear fishing is fishing and valuable bits and pieces can crossover well into fly fishing. When I first started fishing, split shot was something that I thought was only used for sinking powerbait under a bobber while sitting on a dock and waiting for a planter to come take a sniff. I have since...
  20. chief

    Fly Fishing for Carp Videos

    For those who like to fly fish for carp, or want to learn what it looks like when a carp eats a fly, this Australian fisherman has several good videos on Youtube... I am getting itchy for spring....
  21. T

    Hazards of Fly Fishing Montana (and elsewhere)

    Background. After guiding, working, and playing in the outdoors of the Rocky Mountain West and Alaska for many years, I consider myself fortunate to have never had a death in any of my guide trips or camps. We came close once with a guy who had a heart attack and fell off his horse...
  22. Matt B

    Rare winter Western Washington stream resident trout fishing report

    What a surprise. Mostly, we wanted to go for a walk in the woods by the river. We wondered, Should we string up a rod? Might as well, we decided. Not five minutes into casting into a deep, slow glide, my indicator dipped and I set into what felt like a decent fish. I ended up landing what is by...
  23. D

    FS 3 fly fishing prams

    1 Dogfish boat-Rotomolded polyethylene 8 foot long, one man boat, weighs 98 lbs, 525 lbs. capacity, 6.5 foot oars, hatch cover, battery box, storage bag, movable seat, new in 2017----$885 1 Sundolphin Sportsman 8.5 foot two man boat, weighs 100 lbs., 550 lbs. capacity, 2 sliding swivel seats...
  24. Madison2

    FS Patagonia SST size L fly fishing jacket

    Not the newest model but I have barely used this - Patagonia SST size Large - $150 shipped to you
  25. P

    fly fishing show

    the west kootenay fly club will have it's annual fly fishing symposium on april 7&8. fly tying, demo casting etc. free admission. castlegar rec centre. check out the west kootenay fly club website for more info.
  26. Troutlife

    Fidalgo Island Fishing

    I will be staying on Fidalgo Island over the weekend and am wondering if any of the lakes other than Pass Lake are worth trying.
  27. Riversidecountydrive

    FS Filson co. fishing vest

    Very nice vest in good condition as pictured. Doesn't say a size but seems pretty universal. Lots of pockets for storage and is very breathable. $80 shipped cont us. Nice vest. These go for $300+ as filson makes quality products. PayPal, venmo, cash in Seattle. This will go quickly.
  28. Shane Stewart

    FS Fly Fishing Books

    All prices include shipping CONUS only. I will ship international but buyer pays shipping costs Two Handed Fly Casting - Spey Casting Techniques - Al Buhr This book is extremely hard to find at this price Paper Back in New Conditions $100 A River Never Sleeps - Haig-Brown Hardback VG w/Dust...
  29. M

    FS Fly fishing log

    Fly fishing log Rustico, made in USA Unused, nice leather, good smell. Will tan and wear in nicely with use and time. Has my initial at the bottom. Bought it thinking I would use it. Originally $40 Sell $20 obo
  30. Dave Westburg

    Free Fishing Books

    Culling the herd and am giving away the following fly fishing books. Saltwater Fly Fishing For Pacific Salmon by Barry Thorton Royal Coachman by Paul Schullery The Atlantic Salmon by Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Fact and Fantasy by Gary Anderson Atlantic Salmon Chronicles by Richard Nightangale...
  31. F

    FS Fisknat “MacKenzie Model” Fishing Nets

    FS Fisknat “MacKenzie” Fishing Nets, (2). The overall dimensions of these Nets are: 22” Overall, Net 11”X 15”, and Handle 7”. These Nets feature the “Purple Heart” Handle, and are in excellent condition. Also included are “Quik Release” attachments, and an extra quick release for both Nets...
  32. spfd jason

    NFR Kinda Fishing Related: Time for a newer truck

    Hey Everyone, Got the news from the mechanic that its time to trade in the 2003 Silverado 2500HD Duramax. I've done my research and there are several newer Duramax trucks in Puyallup that I'm planning to test drive on Saturday. Possibly one in Bremerton, also. Inventory is low in Oregon for my...
  33. T

    The evolution of fly fishing gear and costs....

    the thread about the max catch or whatever reels really kinda got me to thinking about the evolution of fly fishing gear, costs of gear, costs of where it is or is not made etc..... We seem to live in strange times. Personally i am a fly shop guy. I love walking in, i love trading fish...
  34. The T.O. Show

    FS Fly Fishing Film Tour - Queen Anne, Tonight, (1) Ticket

    I bought five tickets and then one guy in our group bailed, so I have one extra. I paid $18 online but will sell it for the shop price of $15 and meet you outside the venue.
  35. Adam Saarinen

    Another fishing fashion thread!

    Finally payed off my Simms G4Z's the other week, were on lay away at my local flyshop for only about 3 months! Put a dress shirt on to try & keep Swimmy happy! :) Damn they feel good, gonna be a dream to pee out in my float tube this spring, can even drink some coffee before now! Still a month...
  36. freestonebound

    Travel / Fly fishing Vacation

    I am going on vacation in June (Oregon) and I have a few questions.The plane ticket, car rental, and lodging have already been scheduled. I have never flown somewhere to go fishing, only driven. Any advice you have would be greatly appreciated. 1. What is the easiest, most convenient way to...
  37. cabezon

    Darwin or Cairns, Australia Fishing Recommendation

    Hi folks, My wife and I will be returning to Australia for a month next summer. While our primary foci are Great Barrier Reef marine life and Australian wildlife, I think that I might have some time for a day of flyfishing either while we are in Darwin or Cairns between tours. I don't have any...
  38. dibling

    Fishin' Worms

    I've been too embarrassed to ask this for about a year. Here we go. Last year just before pre-run-off on a Missoula weekend, I tied up a handful of cheater flies (aka San Juan Worms in Pink). It was the first time I'd fished a worm outside of stillwater scenarios, and unfortunately, they...
  39. M

    Fly Fishing Travel Agencies

    I am in the process of deciding on going on a fly fishing trip to Christmas Island next year. I was wondering if any of you could suggest a fly fishing travel agency that would assist in my travel plans. I know that there are a few out there but I am looking for someone who could provide...
  40. triploidjunkie

    Fly fishing with Powerbait

    Yeah, I did it. No, I don't feel as dirty as I expected, though I still feel like a shower. No, I didn't catch anything.
  41. D

    Fishing Welcome Lake near Woodinville

    Has anybody been out on Welcome Lake this past year? I haven't fished it for two years, and would like to get back out onto the lake when it opens. Caught lots of small bass , but one of my friends said that a neighbor had stocked it with a 1000 rainbow fingerlings back in 2014-2015 and was...
  42. DWT

    Fishing the four-corners area...

    Hey Everyone, I am headed south for a month and will be camping in the four corner area. I have recollections that there is good trout fishing in the area. Anybody have any experience in that neck of the wood? Thanks.
  43. Riversidecountydrive

    Ideas for minimalist trout fishing

    With trout fishing right around the corner, I would like to hear ideas from other minimalistic anglers on how you keep your gear small. As example I'm thinking instead of fly boxes. Maybe a Velcro hat with all my flies on it.
  44. Greg Smith

    Fly fishing film tour in Eburg!

    The Yakima Headwaters TU Chapters is again hosting the F3T film tour on Saturday May 5th at 6:00 PM. This is a major fund raiser for the chapter. More info at: Greg
  45. Klickrolf

    Article Here's one for ya, drone assisted fishing

    Something to think about...
  46. Paul_

    Sport Fishing Rule Simplification-Rule Action

    The Commission approved these today-
  47. Old406Kid

    Lightweight UPF Fishing Hoodies?

    Since we still lack a Fashion and Function Forum ;) I posted here. Looking for recommendations for lightweight, light colored hoodies for sun protection on WARM days. Having a hood that would fit over a billed hat is important and thumb holes in the sleeves...maybe? Being a lifelong cheap ass...
  48. c-dawg

    Fishing Utah

    My son is stationed at Hill Air Force Base near Ogden. I may have opportunity to visit him for a few days in June, and he'd like to go fish. He's a beginner fly fisher and doesn't know of a lot of places or techniques, yet. I did some cursory research and found the Weber, Provo, and Rock...
  49. Roper

    WTB used NW Fly Fishing magazines

    Anyone in the greater Everett area have old NWFF magazines they'd like to pass on? Will pick up (and buy you a beer) or pay postage. Roper
  50. jamma

    What's your favorite fly fishing joke?

    Here's mine:80 year old man goes in for a check up. Dr.:I must say,you have the constitution of a man half your age.I'm curious,tell me,to what do you attribute your good health? FF:I'm a fly fisher.I'm up at the crack of dawn,hiking up and down the river,taking in all that fresh air. Dr.:I'm...