1. 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...
  2. Jeremy Floyd

    Good possibility of zero commercial netting in the Skeena this year
  3. Anil

    FS/T Trade in Items for sale

    These Products are all brought to us on our trade in program here at the shop. You can call us with questions or to purchase an item at Puget Sound Fly Co. (253) 472-2420 mon-fri 10am-6pm sat. 10am-5pm sun. 11am-4pm Product...
  4. urban angler

    FS 400 + Flies in Case.. $400!

    Awesome collection of Hand- Tied Flies on quality Umpqua & Dai- Riki hooks. These are hand tied by me, my brother, and a couple of trout bums In CO, WY, & Montana. I have a few flies and no longer guide full time...therefore someone will benefit because i don't need thousands of flies! This...
  5. D

    Tractor Seat or Rope Seat in my Drift Boat?

    Finishing up a project drift boat soon and need to make a decision about the rowers seat. Would love to hear some feedback on both types. Some pertinent details, I had a major back surgery 20 years ago so it is important for me to have my knees level with my waist or below for all day...
  6. Morpheus

    FS Fly Tying desks for sale in Bozeman

    Craigslist ad:
  7. M

    The Hero Shot, Now Featured in the NY Times

    It's gone mainstream folks! With 21,500 Instagram followers, she has attracted the attention of more than just curious lookyloos. Three months ago, she said she signed a contract with a sponsor, Hardy, a maker of fly fishing rods...
  8. Irafly

    California Road Trip 1st Week in July

    2 nights in San Fran, 1 night in Monterey or Caramel, 2 nights in Sequoia near Grants, 1 night in Santa Barbara and then a few in Carlsbad. I’m bringing a rod or two, whatever flies I might need, a stripping basket, waders and urgency to catch a fish in California. Any ideas?
  9. SERE Nate

    Wanted Fly rod and reel for pike in MT

    I'm in Whitefish MT and the ice is just about off the lake. I need to get a complete setup for pike. Prefer to buy package but can piece it together to. I have a 6 weight Scott radian currently, so I think that I want an 8 weight. Pm me post here or text me. 515-556-6568 $500 budget
  10. Old406Kid

    Only In Washington

    As I'm reading various threads about people's summer trip plans and questions about other interesting things for family along the way this site came to mind. I subscribe to a few states in our area and always enjoy the articles.
  11. Squamishpoacher

    NFR What's Weird in the News

    I want to party with these guys.
  12. cms829

    Hawaii bones in October? Where to go and who to go with?

    So my wife has a business "thing" going on...and it happens to be in Hawaii. Never thought I would have the opportunity to go, but here it is! We will be on Maui intially. I planned on taking a flight right over to Molokai and go out with Captain Clay the day that my wife has her meeting...
  13. Mems

    Easter in Hawaii

    Fishing is starting to turn on in Hawaii this spring, lot of nice ahi around. Some decent sized mahi as well. The ono have started their spring run as well, got three on friday, Good Friday. Rainy's pink popper has been the ticket. Some quality 80lb shibi as well. I hooked this one on chunk...
  14. P

    Dropper Flies in Lakes

    Do you use dropper flies in lakes and ponds? Is there any disadvantage to fishing with two flies in still water?
  15. 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...
  16. radamson

    FS New in tube: Orvis Helios 2 9' 5 weight

    Never casted, never fished. Comes with a rod sock and a rod tube. Got the rod a month ago and I'd love to keep it but life got in the way. Located in the Skagit Valley but can ship. $525 shipped. Thanks for looking, Rob : photos upon request :
  17. GOTY

    NFR Bobcats in Kirkland Neighborhood

    Not my pic but these two were spotted in a backyard in Kirkland today. Hide your pets
  18. 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 |...
  19. Old406Kid

    Tied Up In Traffic

    Just a heads up...I decided to get out and do a little fishing while I was in MT and got hung up in traffic. Man, talk about herd mentality! It was worth it in the end though. Water temps were still low and we lost clarity as the day progressed but all in all a good day with a few nice fish...
  20. yellowlab

    FS Brand New in Box with Tag: Large Redington Sonic Zipper Front Waders

    Never Used or taken out of the mesh bag. $230 + $8 to ship if needed.
  21. yellowlab

    FS New In Tube: Echo Ion, 10' 6 wt

    Brand new in tube, never casted or fished, still in plastic wrap. Will sell for $110, shipped to you in the CONUS.
  22. camtheflyman

    Job in Alaska this summer

    Hello all, I have officially signed on board a commercial fishing boat with a family friend for the summer! I will be heading to the Kenai Peninsula at the end of May. I will have about 7 or 8 days free before the we start spending our days on the boat working. He is also a religious man and...
  23. hardyguy

    FS Vintage Hardy Marquis Salmon No#1, mint in Case.

    SCARCE HARDY BROTHERS MARQUIS SALMON NO #1 "SALTWATER" FLY REEL in original makers case, circa 1970's, ....MINT.... BRASS FOOT, TWIN HANDLES. MADE IN ENGLAND NOW SOLD Local pick up always possible. Please P/M me if interested
  24. dekartes

    FS WTB: Sage 4580 reel (Doesn't even need the spool), Sage small waist pack (the older one in green)

    Let me know if you are looking to unload these! Doug
  25. B


    On 22 March, at the Lacy Community Center, the WDFW/Tribal North of Falcon meeting is scheduled to occur. We have been getting a lot of interest through our social media for a "protest" gathering at the closed door meetings to draw attention to the lack of transparency in our fisheries...
  26. skyriver

    2 Days in the basin

    This is half the size of Troutpocket's post. Only had 2 days off. ;) First day was at the super-secret lake called Quincy. It fished well and I was one of only a couple fly-fishers. It was a beautiful day Lots of fish caught. Most were between 13-15", but this guy was pushing 18" and had some...
  27. troutpocket

    Four days in the Basin

    The stars aligned and I was able to fish March 1-4. Spent a couple days at walk in spots and a couple days in my pram. During parts of the trip I fished solo but I was joined by @Irafly @bakerite @b_illymac and @VanAllen on other days. ***Breaking news: Ira packed in a tube and left the...
  28. Woodman60

    Anyone fished in Czechia?

    I will find myself in Prague in mid-July this year. If there is anyone out there who has firsthand experience fishing here, please PM me and pass along any advice you may have. Guides, locations, etc. Thanks in advance.
  29. Clint F

    top half of an in coming tide.

    wow. I have never had good luck on a in coming tide. yet alone top half. until tonight that is. for some reason the cutthroat were plentiful and there were a few willing residents. most cutthroat were bright skinny fish fresh from spawning but decent size. between 13 and 15 inches. and the...
  30. Roper

    Never let winter get in your way

    I spent a few days at the "ranch" doing some remodeling. Afterwards, I took a short drive to a local lake. Lo and behold there were two hardy fishermen doing their best despite a foot of ice and 8 inches of snow. Both had taken some nice trout and lost a couple too. Not my cup of tea, I'll wait...
  31. driftboatdan

    FS Lamson LP4

    Great smaller spey rod or switch rod reel. Looks almost new. Pleasant incoming and outgoing click, classic style, solid drag, and made in the USA, Northwest Mojo, and no case... If you happen to break the reel, Lamson will give you 50% off a new reel if you send in your broken LP...but...
  32. Daniel Baker

    Alpine Laker in search of fish

    I’m relatively new to Washington and am looking for places to go Alpine lake fishing. I’m not afraid to hike in fact I prefer it if it means getting away from crowds and finding bigger, more stupid fish. Anyone want to share with me their second best spot? I’m especially interested in the Alpine...
  33. Mark DiOrio (Mike Melfa)

    FS Hardy 9' 5 weight Rod Made in England

    Rare Made in England 9' 5 wt 3 pc Hardy Gem. Not to much Information around on this rod ....This Appears to be Brand New has polished butt cap that states Made in England by Hardy Looks like my Winston WT $450 shipped
  34. Fishcat57

    Info on Places to Launch Drift Boat in Eastern WA, ID and MT

    Thanks for any help you can provide on this topic. I live in Spokane and I am new to the Drift Boat fishing world (which I can't describe how much of a game changer it is!) I have always just wade fished on the Spokane River and surrounding areas but have since mainly stayed on Lakes with my...
  35. T

    Winter in Montana

    We've gotten a lot of snow this season. Here are a couple: field mouse tracks, Nuthatch taking flight.
  36. Troutlife

    Where to go for a good time in the Winter?

    What are some good places to go in the winter if you just want a good time?
  37. Troutlife

    Looking for hike in destinations for a beginner

    Hi, I have been fishing for a while now and started fly fishing a few years ago. I am looking to try out backpacking/fishing and need some streams or lakes in the mountains to hike in and fish. No need to be specific about locations or give away big secrets but it would be great if you could...
  38. TJ Fisher

    Public participation in Salmon setting and rule simplification February 16, 2018 Contact: Kyle Adicks, 360-902-2664 Public can participate in 2018 salmon season-setting process, rule simplification OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have scheduled a variety of opportunities for the public to participate in setting...
  39. D

    Renzetti Traveler in Pelican 1060 Case Question

    Hello, An internet search brought me here I am wanting to build a travel set. I have a Renzetti Master (Home) and a Renzetti Traveler (Cabin). My search looked like some members here may have actually used the Traveler and that it fits well in the Pelican 1060 case. If someone could send me a...
  40. the_grube

    tying tube flies that are stable in the water

    I've been tying a lot of tube flies for steelhead lately. Some of them, by virtue of their construction will fish stable (by stable I mean they don't rotate around the axis of the tippet like a propeller in the water). So, I don't worry about it if I'm tying on a big top fin (rabbit strip...
  41. B

    My first Cuts in the salt!

    Only had a little time to fish this morning. Got out early to a new spot and caught three! Was out before the next guy got to the water. Super stoked! What a cool fish these guys are. Man. I love swinging flies but catching fish is really fun. This I will do again.
  42. A

    FS Patagonia River Salt 3 in 1 jacket Large

    I have owned this jacket for a little over a year and it’s seen very light use. I’m fact, the nanopuff liner has never been used. If you are interested, email for pictures, although my pictures will be pretty much the same as what you would see on Patagonia’s website. Here is their description...
  43. IveofIone

    Put the "pickup" back in your pickup

    NFR: For many years now all new vehicles have been using a throttle system known as fly by wire. It simply means that your throttle is no longer directly connected to the throttle body mechanically but instead is electronically actuated. Those of us that were building hot rods back in the day...
  44. Madison2

    FS Smith Guides Choice polarized glasses NEW IN BOX

    ChromaPop polarized lenses, matte Havana frame, brown lenses $130 shipped to you
  45. COtoWA

    Majorca in April

    I will be visiting Majorca at Easter time and spending 5 days and was hoping someone might have some intel if beach fishing is an option. Cant seem to find any decent info and wondering if I should even bother to bring a rod and again what size. Crystal clear water with lots of rocky shore...
  46. Paul_

    Today’s Lake Report (mostly in pictures)

    Made it out to a lake today. These are the flies that did not catch fish- This is the fly that caught fish- Right after I took the above picture of the hot fly, on an almost Maui tropical Washington February day, the temperature dropped 10 degrees. Oh well, the beer was still good and the...
  47. Stonefish

    Weird stuff in fly tying material

    Anyone ever find any odd stuff mixed in their fly tying material? Last night I opened a new package of laser dub and there was part of a fingernail in there. Looked like someone had trimmed their nails and one ended up in the dubbing. SF
  48. M

    Wanted Abel Big Game 1 in guide finish

    Found one. Best contact [email protected]
  49. Chris Johnson

    Go to patterns for B.C. lakes in spring.

    Other than Chironomids.
  50. 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