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  1. B

    Fly Fishing Sea Run Cutts

    While fishing the sound in my kayak in late August, I met a fellow fly fisher. He told me that fishing sea runs in the sound in late fall can be really productive. I was just wondering...is now the time to fish for sea runs or is it too late? Does anybody fish sea runs off the beaches in...
  2. Ron McNeal

    Kayak Fly Fishing.......

    FYI: Tonight @ 6:00 PM, PT http://www.askaboutflyfishing.com/speakers/ben-duchesney/
  3. R

    lost fly box at Lk Lenise 11/11/17

    Lost a small plastic fly box at Lk Lenise, I think walking out?
  4. SquatchinSince86

    Puget Sound Beach cleanup, potluck, saltwater fly swap.

    I would like to organize a beach cleanup this winter. Currently I are looking at January/February time frame. I don't have any specific dates in mind, but soon I would like to have two or three dates to offer up then go from there. The idea is to have a good time cleaning up a beach and potluck...
  5. Reeltrout

    FS STEELHEAD FLY LINES FOR SALE

    Gently used fly lines for Sale. Price includes shipping CONUS. Paypal preferred. Rio 550 gr. fully integrated Skagit fly line. Head in very good condition, running line has some discoloration due to use. $45. SOLD Skagit iShort 575 gr. spey shooting head, clear camo/pale orange, new in the...
  6. fjay

    FS Orvis Superfine Glass 764 and WF4F Orvis Superfine Fly Line

    Rod and Line are Sold! The 7'6" 3-pc 4 weight Orvis Superfine Glass Fly rod has been used twice and is in fantastic condition. The Hydros Superfine WF4 wt fly line is the perfect match for this rod or any other dry fly type rod. It has only been used twice as well so is in great condion as well.
  7. S

    FS Closet Cleaning - Mystery Loomis (prototype?) rods

    Cleaning out my closet and found the following. I used to build custom rods and found some interesting relics. To be clear, these are not Loomis *factory* rods. 8'0" 4wt 3pc Loomis IMX. This blank was bought in 2005 from a former outwrapper for Loomis, labeled as a 804-3IMX with a tag...
  8. rapido101

    FS Fly Lines - various, single and two hand MARKDOWN!

    PRICES REDUCED AS MARKED BELOW. Firm on prices, does not include shipping. I've got a bunch of lines I thought I'd need but don't. Particularly the spey lines - I sold my rod and looks like I'll stick to one hand for a while. Most are new, some used once or twice, all in the box. Will ship (add...
  9. Shawn West

    Pacific Northwest Fly Tyers Rendezvous

    This upcoming Saturday, November 11, will be the day for the Pacific Northwest Fly Tyers Rendezvous. It will be held at the Jackson Armory from 9:00AM to 4:00 PM. The Jackson Armory 6255 NE Cornfoot Road Portland, OR 97218 It is located on the National Guard side of PDX. There is a $3.00...
  10. Clint Clovis

    FS Scott F2 825-4 Fiberglass Fly rod

    Up for sale is a never fished and only lawn cast Scott F2 series 8'2" 5 weight line 4 piece. This rod is no longer made and getting difficult to find. No issues with the rod and has only been lawn cast. Grip very lightly soiled from handling and the rod is beautiful. Has witness dots for...
  11. roadglideguy

    WTB Fly Boxes

    All done thank you all!
  12. SpringCreek

    FS Orvis HyFloat DT3 Fly Line - $7

    A nice Orvis Hy-Float DT3 Floating fly line that I just don't have a use for at this point. Hoping to pass it along to someone who will get some good use from it. $PENDING + actual shipping Any questions, please ask.
  13. coo2

    FS Fly Lines for Sale

    I have the following fly lines for sale: Aquanova Northern Sports DT5 F NIB - $17.50 SOLD Aquanova Northern Sports DT6F NIB - $17.50 SOLD Aquanova Northern Sports DT7F NIB -$17.50 WF8F used but in excellent shape. Not sure what brand $15.00 I will combine shipping if you buy more than one...
  14. coo2

    FS Fly Logic FLP 5/6/7 Fly Reel NIB

    New, in the box, FlyLogic FLP 5,6,7 Fly Reel with warranty card, manual, and other original documentation. I will ship it to you for $89.95. This reel originally sold for $109.95. It has a precision, centerline disc drag and a selectable 3 way drag alarm (traditional, whisper, and silent click)...
  15. SMSNYDER

    FS G Loomis Eastfork Fly rod 9' 4 weight

    Brand new never used G Loomis East Fork fly rod. Retail was $420. Beautiful rod. 9 foot 4 weight. $220 shipped lower 48. Half price. Pay Pal ok.
  16. B

    WTB Syndicate 11' 3wt fly rod

    PM me with what you have. Thanks.
  17. A

    Recommendation - First Fly Rod

    Hello All, Just getting into fly fishing, and I have a family member who is willing to teach and make a fly rod for me and my wife. This will be our first fly rod, and we will each be getting our own. The primary species will be trout, we will be fishing out of a raft and wading on local...
  18. Bob Smith

    Gear Guys 6, Fly Guy 0

    Yesterday morning I fished my favorite Northern California estuary for SRC. Fall chinook are beginning to stage there so I wasn't ruling out an encounter with something larger. I fished my 7 weight which in retrospect would have been a bit under-gunned for salmon. I like to fish the lower...
  19. Adam Saarinen

    SBS Squid fly

    Tried something new, just pic's! Hope you enjoy? Cheers Adam
  20. Mike Ediger

    FS Proof Fly Fishing Devon 8'6" 5wt Fiberglass rod

    This is a custom rod wrapped by me. Here is the link to the rod although this set cost more than listed due to upgraded hardware (black nickel hardware and guides). https://www.proofflyfishing.com/products/devon-8-6-5wt-component-kit I am asking less that cost of the components Rod has never...
  21. W

    Fly fishing Autobiographies

    The recent thread about Lefty Kreh's health troubles included a posting about his autobiography, "My Life was This Big." I know of a few autobiographies - Roderick Haig-Brown's Seasons books are autobiographical in nature, as are many of John Gierach's. What other fly fishermen biographies and...
  22. Lue Taylor

    FS Custom Built Fly Rod 2wt 3pc

    I have a disable vet I have been helping with fly fishing and building rods with my help he built this rod. it is a IM6 blank medium action 2wt 3pc 7ft. Has the following: RL Reels seat down locking AAA cork grip Green agate stripping guide H&H Stainless steel guides with top Asking $165 ship...
  23. Dry Fly Dutchman

    FS Frankenstein steelhead intruder

    Steelhead season is upon us and this purple monsterslays. Tied a bunch of these for everyone here on the forum who's chasing unicorns this season. Tied voodoo queen style on OPST IS-51 shanks and gamakatsu octopus size 2 stinger hooks. $6/fly $60/dozen $6 shipping
  24. pwoens

    FS SOLD Pending Funds - TONS of fly tying material and tools

    SOLD PENDING FUNDS 15 years worth of fly tying material up for sale. Have roughly 8 hackles that were all $30-$60 each. Also a plethora of every other type of material you will ever need to tie every fly out there; rubber legs, foam bodies, hackles, dubbing, chenille, threads, wires...
  25. jim52

    FS New Gary borger light touch fly reel 2/3 super light

    thanks for looking. Purchased two of these a few yrs ago ,,I use one regularly. The disc drag is smooth and light.. perfect on a 2/3 wt rod with light tippets This one is still new in the box . Retailed for 225. Price tag still on the box. Super light and fully machined. Korea .. reel...
  26. Golden Trout

    Mending cracked fly line

    Of course I get a crack (entire circumference) in a 1-year old intermediated fly line and am debating mending methods: Loon Knot Sense, Shrink Wrap (alone), Shrink Wrap with running line weld, or thread wrap with adhesive. Your thoughts, please. And yes, I am too much of a cheap skate to buy...
  27. the_grube

    The fly rod and fly line combo thread

    We all know that fly rods and fly lines work together. There's only limited usefulness in chatting about one without mentioning the other. This thread is dedicated to those rod and line combinations you've found that get 'er done. Here's the guidelines: -- specify the fly rod and the fly...
  28. Irafly

    FS FREE FLY TYING TABLE EVERETT

    First one to pick it up at my house, takes it home. I also have two chairs, and a sofa table. PM me for directions.
  29. A.A.

    Most statistically unlikely fly fishing moments...

    So this just happened this morning... I was swinging for brown trout on the S Fork of the Snake. It’s been a great 3 days on the water with 2 great friends. I was making 70’ casts to the bank on the far left of the pic below... Then I snagged up a few feet off the bank. I couldn’t see the...
  30. P

    Trident fly rod chart

    Was reading a Salt HD review where as discussing about swing weight vs. actual rod weight.... interesting chart... https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RTVazA981ECzeYOB2l1P7LgfXxvb9_PEN28cr7HIHiE/edit#gid=0
  31. coo2

    FS TL Johnson Fly Rod 9’ 6 wgt.

    Never fished, only lawn cast TL Johnson 9’ 6 weight fly rod with matching tube. The blank alone costs $65 today. This rod is a very nice medium fast action rod and would be great for small steelhead or large stream/river fishing, fishing from a drift or river boat, or for fishing in windy...
  32. Rippinsomelip

    Mop Fly on the Yak?

    I fished a mop fly in Tennessee and had great success. I was surprised by the material but trout kept attacking the fly. Any success on the Yak or other waters?
  33. B

    FS 3 each Weight Forward 7 Floating Fly Lines, Backing, and Braided/Furled Leaders

    I am offering 3 each Fly Lines, all WF-7-F, Backing, and Braided/Furled Leaders sold as a Package: - 1 each RIO Windcutter II in Like New condition, with over 100 yards of 20 lb. backing attached; - 1 each RIO The Clouser in Like New condition, with at least 50 yards of 20 lb. backing...
  34. Mfish

    FS Fly Fishing Books

    Fly Fishing Books for sale All books are in Excellent condition. Offers welcome Western Mayfly Hatches Paperback – September 1, 2004, $30.00 Single-Handed Spey Casting: Solutions to Casts, Obstructions, Tight Spots, and Other Casting Challenges of Real-Life Fishing Hardcover , $35.00 Tying...
  35. saltmarshflytyer

    FS Rio Fly Lines for Sale

    I have a new in box Rio Tropical Outbound short WF8F. Asking $70.00 shipped CONUS I Also have Rio's new Summer Redfish Line WF8F used for one week, still in perfect condition . Asking $80.000 Shipped CONUS
  36. fjay

    FS Fly Lines

    All lines are in near new shape and used less than 5X on the water unless otherwise noted. Most will not be on original spools as the airflo line spools suck. Prices are shipped conus plus paypal fees. Orvis Hydros Nymph WF7F (never used) sold SA Uniform Sink II WF5S (great shape) sold...
  37. Brian in OR.

    How about a Fall Dry Fly thread

    Love the streamer thread but lets not forget about the Dry fly action... Love seeing heads pop up for size 20 BWO...
  38. TheAngler

    FS Abel Fly Reel Super 5N Reel - Green - New Condition

    I bought the reel but ended up only using it once... The reel includes backing. I cannot find a scratch anywhere on the reel. I am offering the reel for $350 including shipping CONUS. Thanks, Benjamin
  39. hardyguy

    FS Ross Cimarron # 4 Trout Fly Reel

    f/s: Exc Ross Cimarron #4 Fly Reel in makers original Case, light edge wear to rim only Price $90 plus shipping. If interested contact me direct @ [email protected] Paypal is fine.
  40. Skip Enge

    Building my first fly rod

    I am attempting to build a fly rod...and eight ought..."#.00000000"... The reel seems a bit large...I figure I could roll cast into a gold fish bowl for feeder goldfish...The reel seat is going to be tough A sz #32 caddis fly is going to be a bit like trying to "cast" a gaff hook...Hmmm? what...
  41. David K Johnson

    Trip Report 4 days fly fishing Montana 9/30-10/4

    Had Four days of float trips fishing the Beaverhead, Big Hole and Jefferson. First two days with Chris from 4 Rivers and next 2 days with Joe out of Stonefly, both are based in Twin Bridges MT and are great guides. All four days were good with the best action fishing San Juan worms under a...
  42. the_grube

    What fly is this?

    I thought it was a soft-hackled, rubber-legged, bead head pheasant tail. While it shares some characteristics I don't think that's it -- the tail looks like brown squirrel or something, the thorax is black instead of green hurl. Looks like a pretty easy tie, but I haven't had a chance to...
  43. scifidelity

    Articulated Fly Boxes

    What's the best fly box for tube/ articulated flies? Via a few minutes of research, I found a Cliff's and a Plan D one that seem nice, I really like the way Plan D holds them from the eyelet and the hook. It isn't waterproof. I like that extra protection. Any insight? Thanks!
  44. Benjamin Briggs

    WTB Looking for a new fly box for #18-#24's

    hey guys, I am in search of a new fly box. I just recently purchase a cheapy box and it's entirely too bulky. I keep a low profile Tacky in the other pocket but it makes it extremely difficult for me to add in anything over a #18 or so. I was wondering if I should go with a magnetic bin box...
  45. SaltyTippet

    Interesting fly for SRC....

    While I highly recommend the whole movie the point of the thread is to draw attention to the amazing fly at around 4:30 in the film.... I know that @RogerStephens has done some very creative flies but does anyone know about similar flies being used in the sound for SRC and the like many thanks... ST
  46. pastorbrian

    FS 5 Fly Rods for sale- need to sell

    Fly Rods for sale-make a reasonable offer! Best to pick up or meet in the Tacoma/Puyallup area. Shipping split if needed. Pics if needed Fetha-Styx 9’ 5WT 4 piece with tube- 125$ Okuma Crisium 7/8 WT 2 piece with generic tube- 40$ TFO Switch Rod 11’ 7WT 4 piece with tube- (fished 1 time!)...
  47. T

    FS Patagonia Fly Fishing Jacket

    Patagonia jacket in great shape. Waterproof, breathable H2No membrane with watertight sleeve cuffs and a draw-tight hood closure system. I think this model was called the Guide jacket which I liked because of the 2 zippered watertight low-profile front pockets. $95 shipped in CONUS.
  48. Seattle Gooner

    FS Sage 6012 (Bronze) Fly Reel

    Thinning out my fly reels and selling 1 of 2 Sage 6012s for $225. This reel is in pristine shape and has been used a handful of times and has minimal (if any) scratches or dings. I've provided the standard sage description below. Note that fly lines or shooting heads displayed in the image...
  49. B

    FS Selling a few fly rod & reel cases

    Selling several rod & reel cases that I don't use. All are in excellent shape. Umpqua tube for up to 10 ft 2 piece rod with reel. $50.00 Clear creek tube holds 9 ft 3 piece rod with reel. $50.00 Clear creek double case, holds 2 9 ft 4 piece rods with reels. $70.00 Sage double case, holds 2...
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