fly fishing

  1. F

    Good River Floats

    I'm a Fly Fishing guide on the South Fork of the Snake River. Sections from upper to lower. I live in Washington usually working at Hanford but home is in Swan Valley ID (Grew up here, but able to telework, yay Covid!). I'm very familiar with Washington which is my 2nd love of a state I've...
  2. FlyFishNoob

    Stehekin River Regulation Help Needed

    Hi, I am new to freshwater fishing and especially new to fly fishing, and I am planning a two day trip to the town of Stehekin in mid-April. I plan to fish the Stehekin river and its tributaries by myself (without guides). However, I am really confused regarding the regulations on that river...
  3. Beartown Mountain Farm

    FS $$$OLD!!! SAGE TXL-F 00710-4 (00wt) Fly Rod

    What a fun little rod!!! Only selling to replace funds from buying the 000wt in this same rod. Casts dries like a dream. Can rig small dry / dropper setups or light nymphs. Small fish feel huge and I’ve landed 18”-20” fish on it. Used but as new with no marks anywhere. $525 shipped / insured...
  4. Beartown Mountain Farm

    FS $$$OLD! -TAND TF-20 Fly Reel

    Super compact machined aluminum reel. Diameter about the size of a tippet spool (2.5”). Sealed disc drag. Perfect for ESN or lightweight rods (this was used on a 000wt). Will come with backing and case but no line. Only slight mark on reel foot - otherwise like new! Asking $175 ($200 MSRP)...
  5. Goddamnitcutty


    Had a magical experience Fly fishing on a river today. I Was fishing a small red nymph with a pink indicator right on a fast seam when a nice cutty slammed my indicator hard!!!! So I immediately grabbed a giant orange stimmy. First cast right where the fast water meets the slow water and that...
  6. Fishwizard253

    FS WTB: Float Tube

    Hey guys, I'm new to the float tube game and was looking for a decent set up to get me going this week. Not looking for anything super fancy, just would like to get on the water at a local lake on Tuesday. Thanks a ton!
  7. Spawnflyfish

    Trip Report 20 inch Sea Run

    90 degree Shanks, Spawn Simi Seal, Marabou and some flutter legs made for a memorable afternoon on the sound yesterday! First 20 inch sea run of the fall! Also, found a group of small residents eager to eat anything that touched the water!
  8. Spawnflyfish

    NEW 90 Degree Shanks!

    Same local company with another new product! Introducing the right shank for you. After months of work, our final product is ready for tiers around the world. The Spawn 90° Jig Shank is here! Easily weighted with slotted beads or dumbbell eyes. Add more shanks for multiple articulations or...
  9. SaltintheDesert

    Marysville / Tulalip options?

    Greetings- I’m an experienced river and stream flyfisherman with very few hours logged on the salt. I’m a catch and release guy unless I pull out a farm steelhead. I live in Woodinville and have fished the nearby options the last several years, as well as the southern sound area, and the OP. Ive...
  10. 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...
  11. J

    Lost Fly Fishing Vest - Pass Lake

    Hi all, I forgot my fly fishing vest on Saturday, April 20th, at Pass Lake at about 5:30 pm. I believe it was draped over a rock in the parking lot. If anybody has any information on it’s where abouts so I can get it back it would be much appreciated! I believe it’s a Columbia vest and it has a...
  12. P

    Tiger Muskies

    Anybody think an 8 weight would do for Lake Tapps Muskies? 8 weight is the biggest I have and can’t afford another rod right now hahaha
  13. T

    Connect Veterans & Their Families w/ Angling

    They Answered the Call of Duty. Now it's Our Turn! The Trout Unlimited Veterans Service Partnership (VSP) engages veterans and their families in coldwater conservation and angling opportunities. Trout Unlimited (TU) is a volunteer driven, coldwater conservation organization with chapters...
  14. bartigm

    FS Selling a pair of Size 12, medium, Frogg Toggs Hellbender Wading Boots,

    Good Morning!!! A used pair of Frogg Toggs boots for your consideration - size 12, Medium Width. They have Felt bottoms, some wear on the sole, a top lace hook on both boots were professionally repaired by our Brown's shoe store (new rivets) since they were too loose when I first bought the...
  15. tridentfly

    FS Cyber Monday Sale!

    Check out for 15% off all fly tying materials. TODAY ONLY! Want to learn about other Cyber Monday deals? Interested in upcoming deals and relevant fishing related info? Subscribe to our email list at to receive behind the scenes access to our blog...
  16. TEEJAY

    Trip Report One of those casts.

    Hello all, this is my first post. My name is TJ and I am from central/eastern Washington. I look forward to learning from you all and hearing about your adventures as well! A friend of mine recently purchased his very first fly rod. To break it in we planned a trip to nearby Rocky Ford Creek...
  17. 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...
  18. Hiouchibear

    Hardy Perfect Question

    I’m trying to determine age and approximate value on a Hardy Perfect 3 5/8 reel. I have several Hardy’s, including the St John, St George and lightweight, all purchased from a friend of mine many years ago after he returned with an array of reels from his trip to England while doing research for...
  19. critter_s

    Klone Lakes last stocked 2004?

    Hello, I am new to fly fishing and am looking for good lakes and rivers in the Grays Harbor County area. Klone Lakes caught my attention due to its more exclusive and private landscape that comes with it, however, I am curious about the amount of trout in the lakes. From what I found, it was...
  20. Perry Azevedo

    Central WA Salmon on the fly

    I just recently moved back to Wenatchee after a decade and a half away. Though I didn’t really get into fishing until I first picked up a fly rod 4 years ago, I do know several local hotspots for the various salmon runs. Trouble is, most all my fishing experience has been trout and bass (though...
  21. Dr Bob

    Jon Boat for Fly Fishing Lakes?

    I am considering adding to my fleet for still water fishing and want a vessel that can handle 3-4 people. It will mostly be 2 people, but I may take my son and grandson. It needs to be a stable craft as kids don't seem to stay seated as instructed. Also it has to not be too heavy and easy to...
  22. Dry Fly Dutchman

    Is guideschool or freelance the way to go

    Guiding isn't for the faint of heart. From what I see on the outside looking in is that the fly fishing industry is constantly evolving to stay innovative and fresh to keep up with todays standards. Fly shops that have been around for ages are struggling to stay afloat to offer their services to...
  23. Bajema

    Fly Fishing Film Tour in Mt Vernon

    Anyone else going to the Fly Fishing Film tour in Mt Vernon tonight?
  24. troutslayer1

    Wanted Float Pontoon/ Raft

    Hey folks! I'm in search of a new stillwater float, preferably a pontoon or raft. I'd like to see what others may have available for sale! Please feel free to respond to the thread here directly, or shoot me a direct message. Cheers! Conner
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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.
  28. DJSponge

    Best small boat for fly fishing PNW waters?

    What are everyone's thoughts on the best small boat for fly fishing up here in the PNW? Ideally, something that could cover lakes, the Puget Sound, and maybe some rivers? I'm considering all options at this point, but I'm leaning towards a 16'-18' Bay boat center console style vessel. I'd...
  29. 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.
  30. 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....
  31. 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...
  32. Kjell S. Rakkenes

    Ten Rivers Trip - father and son on a fly fishing mission

    Here's a first episode of Ten Rivers Trip, a mini series on me and my son exploring fly fishing throughout the short Norwegian fly fishing season. It's has English subs, and I do hope they're ok. The first episode is a celebration of spring and emerging midge Kjell
  33. 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...
  34. 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
  35. 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.
  36. Perry Azevedo

    Wenatchee Sportsmen Show: Meet up?

    Going to be at the Town Toyota Center. Wenatchee Valley Flyfishers will be there, as well as a couple local fly shops. Schedule is: Friday: 12pm–7pm Saturday 10am–6pm Sunday: 10am–5pm I’m thinking of going either Sat afternoon or Sunday. Anyone else planning on going?
  37. C

    Surf fly fishing Nuevo vallarta Staying at Marival resort

    Hello, Would like to walk the beach in the early morning and fish the beach by my resort. Surf fly fishing Nuevo vallarta Staying at Marival resort. Suggestions on Rod size, line, leader type, and flies would be very helpful. Time of day and things to look for. I have stayed there before...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
  40. 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...
  41. Perry Azevedo

    Spey on lower Icicle or Wenatchee

    Wondering if anyone here has experience fishing for salmon in the lower Icicle or the Wenatchee? I grew up in the area but didn’t get into fly fishing until a few years ago (just prior to moving back) but have been primarily fishing trout & bass. I just learned how to fish for Steelhead via...
  42. 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.
  43. ryan2202

    Fly Fishing and Camping at the Lake - Looking for Advice

    Every year, My dad, Brother, and family friend all go fishing on the east side around the opener. We usually fish Lenice and/or Nunnally, making a weekend out of it. A fews back, we all got travel trailers - makes the stay a little more comfortable. We want to find a quality fly fishing lake...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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.
  47. 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
  48. troutslayer1

    FS Orvis RECON 9' 6wt For Sale

    9' 6wt Orvis Recon fly rod for sale Nearly new, used less than 5 times Looking to upgrade to a new H3 model Asking $325 OBO (Retail $449) Feel free to shoot me a message if interested, (stock photo attached, but can send photos upon request). Thanks, Conner
  49. Roper

    Wanted 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...