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  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. mbowers

    Aquatic Invasive Species permit for out of state vessels

    What is up with your government Washington? I understand the purpose of the permit for freshwater but not for saltwater and definitely not for a boat on a trailer on the Interstate just passing through that will never touch WA waters. Any lawyers got an opinion on if it is legal to force...
  3. J

    FS Thinking of selling my cabin on Yakima river

    Hi folks. Thinking of selling my cabin on the Yakima River in Cle Elum. My family doesn't enjoy it as much as I do so it has been used primarily as a fishing cabin for me... During the summer I use it nearly every weekend. I am the second owner. Here are the details along with a few...
  4. Tim Ihle

    How to extend the life of PVC fly line?

    Question: how does one extend the life of a PVC fly line for years of good casting? Is it possible to make them last as long as the PU product?
  5. snugpie

    FS Lots of Gear

    If you'd like any more pictures just shoot me a message. I prefer cash but message me trade ideas anyhow. Located in Orlando. Willing to ship. Fishpond Thunderhead Bag (39L/new) $240 Sage Waist Pack (Large/used for a trip to Bahamas) $100. SOLD Watershed Big Creek (small stain shown...
  6. jfilip85

    A casual reminder

    I’ve been actively buying/ selling on this forum for 5 years now. Rods, lines, reels, clothes, you name it and as a bonus I’ve met some fantastic people in the process. I’ve had so many great experiences over the years that at some point, I began to let my guard down. Well, last week I finally...
  7. Jerry Daschofsky

    An explanation of what a Project Healing Waters program is. A lot of people have misconceptions

    I've met up with many people over the years through trade shows, donation pickups, or them volunteering to help. Very few people have volunteered behind the scenes or I should say at the core level of the program. So now I'm going to explain what it is we do. We are a fly tying organization...
  8. 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 |...
  9. W

    An Hour and a Half of Frustration, 5 Mins. of Glory

    Many years ago when I still had some decent vision I built a 7 foot rod on a Fenwick blank. A nice 6 weight that I built while recovering from hernia surgery so I had a lot of time on my hands and consequently a lot of wraps, I think just over 50 in total. For a glass rod it feels a bit fast...
  10. S

    FS FS an Early design of Burkheimer 8139-4 Vintage ( a heavier wt.7 rod)

    Burkheimer 8139-4 Vintage with a spare tip. The road was made in in 2013 and is more of a heavier wt.7. For example 480 gr or 450 gr 34’ Scandi floater + leader or 30-45 gr polyleader is perfect. Another option is Rio Scandi wt.7 body 370 gr + 90 gr wt. 7 tip. This rod has a similar taper to...
  11. SERE Nate

    WTB Top of the line float tube and fins.

    I am looking for a very nice float tube for backpacking into alpine lakes. Could also use some nice fins.
  12. Squamishpoacher

    Kind of fly tying related...maybe.

    There's a new coffee table book out. Where would we fly tyers be without this noble bird. https://www.boredpanda.com/stunning-chickens-matteo-tranchellini-moreno-monti/...
  13. 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...
  14. jim52

    FS Bunch of new reels , 3-6wt ,Ross,s.a ,Teton

    thanks for looking. I have few fresh water reels. We moved to the seacoast few yrs back and just fish the salt water now. Perhaps someone can use them - new. Teton 3/4 USA , in box. I bought this for a 3 wt rod that I never built , ha 99.00 - sa system 4 5/6. New in box...
  15. Lue Taylor

    FS Cloth Print of Wff openning page

    Cloth Print of Wff opening page 25X 2X 22 $50 can not ship must be pu
  16. montanafos

    FS Pair of Teton 8-10 Large Arbor Reels

    Listing a pair of Teton 8-10 Large Arbor Reels. Ideal for the single hander or light two hander. Both are in very nice condition and set up for LHW. Retrieve direction is easily changed within 30 seconds or so. Both are the same 8-10 reel, but one is the "Steelhead" Signature Series reel with...
  17. Skywayflycompany

    FS Part of NRS raft anchor system

    I have part of the NRS raft anchor system. Only have one pulley and the front bracket. It is the bracket that mounts near the oarsman and usually has a jamb cleat and a pulley. *No jamb cleat with this bracket*. This is all I have of the system. $25 obo. Prefer local seattle/Tacoma meet up but...
  18. GAT

    Speaking Of Fly Tying Expos

    I won't be attending this year but I know a number of you here will be making the trip to Albany to do some demonstration tying. http://www.nwexpo.com/ If you've never been, this flyfishing /fly tying expo is a dandy!
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. B

    FS Lots of flies

    These are all brand new. Left over from last trip to Alaska. Selling in lots as shown in pictures. $2 per fly shipped. So just multiply number of flies in the lot x 2 and I will cover shipping. The flies in lot 16 show some slight tarnishing on the spinners. They are all new but I think...
  22. L

    FS Out of Trout

    Sage RPL+ 4wt. 10' 3p - $190 / SOLD Sage VPS Light 3 wt. 8'9" 3p - $210 / SOLD Steffen Bros. 6wt. 10' 3p - $150 / SOLD Sage RPLXi 6 wt. 9'3p - $190 / SOLD Lamson Radius 1.5 w/2 extra spools 3, 4 &5 wt. lines. - $120 / SOLD ...add shipping, or if you are near to NE Oregon we can meet.
  23. Davbaker

    FS A whole Mess of Fly Tying Gear

    I have a whole box of various fly tying gear, including 2 vices, a very nice lamp + magnifying glass, bobbins, wire and tons of material. I’m guessing hundreds of dollars worth of stuff. Selling it all for $125. Saving for that new boat!
  24. solduc

    FS Wild steelhead and Atlantic salmon magazines and bunch of old grays sporting journals

    Box of 20 wild steelhead and salmon magazines and 30 Grays sporting journal late 70's through 90's vintage Lots of good reading $100 Pickup when you're out thus way fishing
  25. Tracker

    FS One of the best little camping rigs you'll ever find.

    1967 Roadrunner 12ft (14' to tongue) FULLY restored. 2200lbs dry, I tow it with an S10 Blazer with no problem. Way to much work done on this to list here. Send me an email if you would like the full specs. This has been a great little river hopper for me all over Montana. Due to circumstances...
  26. bigtroutchaser

    Hook Brand of choice? Thoughts on THE FLY SHOP hook line?

    Thoughts appreciated! My hook inventory needs to be restocked and I got to looking at these Redding, California-based shop, "THE FLY SHOP" line of hooks. Curious of any of our guys here have any experience with them? What irons are you guys using in your vises? And what source. FISH ON!
  27. Shawn Seeger

    What type of vise?

    So, what type of vise do you have? And why is it the best? Thinking of upgrading
  28. Kilmer72

    FS Couple of items for sale

    Patagonia stealth sling, purchased last summer still in great shape. SOLD Brand new Simms carbon fiber staff and retractor. SOLD Thanks
  29. fireman10

    FS Grab Bag of cheap reels and spools

    Emptying out the old reel box. Have a Pflueger Medalist 1494 1/2 CJ. Reel has some spool wobble but still functions. Have what appears to be a Pflueger copy frame with no spool. No writing other than "Japan". Larger size thou. I have another simple reel with Hi 1856 markings. Last is a Cortland...
  30. Norm Frechette

    son of a b.....

    you know that word i was getting set-up to do some power painted jigs and went to lift the jar but the cover wasnt exactly screwed on and you know the rest of the story what is your son of a b..... moment
  31. Mark DiOrio (Mike Melfa)

    Reel Identification / Age of reel ?

    I am selling this reel and I know it is a Ross Gunnison 3 in a Platinum Series and has never been used but HOW OLD IS THIS REEL ???? I do not want to give anyone interested the wrong information. Thanks all
  32. Gyrfalcon2015

    The BEST of WFF.. Your Favorites? All-time

    With the "Your Best Fish of The Year" topic, I was wondering what posts ALL-TIME, stick in your head, and maybe, by bringing them up, we can get some follow-ups as well? The recent one that got me thinking of this was when @Jojo mentioned this in one of her posts..and I hope I get this right...
  33. Nick Clayton

    Let's see your favorite fish of the year

    Big, small, unique, hard fighter, beautiful colors etc etc etc.... Let's see your favorite fish of 2017! Dry, nymph, swing, power bait.... I care not. Just hoping to see some fish porn tonight! Starting off I think my favorite fish of the year was this little chinook caught while fishing with...
  34. Clint F

    WTB looking for a set of older wood oars

    hey everyone, I am looking for a set of older wood oars for my beater drift boat. don't want to use my nice oars that I use on my nice boat. looking for 7.5 to 8.5 ft oars. the boat is a 15'x48" for skinny water so would like something on the smaller side. Thank you. Clint
  35. Iz Wa

    I Suppose I Should Do some Type of Introduction...

    Hi Guys (and gals?), (better grab a cup of joe for this one) My name is Robert and I did a search on something and this site came up. I figured the proper thing to do is an intro. I am on several forums, primarily wristwatch (I know crazy, huh... you guys think you are a crazy bunch?! I could...
  36. Ron McNeal

    NFR Christmas Gift For All Of You---

    (I'd jump all over this, but I'm tapped out from all the shopping.) Merry Christmas................ (PM me for the good colonel's email address) Dear Friend, My name is Col. Hussein Harmush, An Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum in Canberra city of...
  37. Brennen Busse

    FS Fly Tying Materials-Lot of Stuff

    Evening ~ Please take a close look at the attached pics. I have a ton of fly tying materials inherited from a late relative's Uncle. This gentlemen was an avid at fly tying. My 4 year old daughter leaves me with little time to tie, so I would like someone else to get some use of it the...
  38. Rookiespey

    FS Another set of lines for sale

    Airflow Scandi Compact 360 gr as new - SOLD SA Skagit 550 gr excellent cond - $25 usd SA Skagit 450 gr excellent cond (no wallet or tips) - $25 All line prices include shipping Canada/USA. Paypal, EMT or bank draft/money order.
  39. Woodman60

    FS Last of the Fly Tying Materials

    SOLD Fly Tying Materials Blowout – Fur, feathers, tools, etc This is the last batch (for a while) of the stuff my Dad passed on to me. Thanks to all who have purchased so far. It’s going to go towards a nice fishing trip this summer – which will be one of his last at age 92. Those who...
  40. SuperSecretCIA

    FS Classic Books - Out of Print - Hard to Find

    Ok, you saved a ton of money on sale items for your family and friends. That means you have money burning a hole in your pocket. You deserve to treat yourself and I can help. Here is your opportunity to purchase some of the best Fly Fishing - Fly Tying books ever! The condition of every one...
  41. Squamishpoacher

    FS Books....Lots of Books

    I’m cleaning out some books. Some hard to find titles. I’m in Canada on Vancouver Island so expect to pay a bit more for shipping then you’re probably accustomed to but thought I’d check here first before I list them on ebay. I’ve included the actual weight of the book so you can go to the...
  42. LD

    FS Pair OF 6wt Rods And A Scientific Anglers Reel

    I have to 6wt fly rods that I am looking to sell and I have a SA system 2 reel that I would offer with either rod. I don't want to sell the reel separate until I sell the rods. First is a Sage SP 9' 6wt 3pc rod. It was built buy Steve Moran in Spokane. Steve has been building rods for probably...
  43. Brennen Busse

    FS Fly tying Materials-Lots of It

    Hey folks. I have a bunch of fly tying feathers. There's too much to list, so please try to examine the photos closely to get an idea of what the container includes. We could arrange local pick up (Renton, WA area) or mail (possibly) without the white container. Includes: Peacock feathers 1...
  44. Dustin Bise

    Summary of E.WA Rule changes WDFW 2018

    Attached File : This is a summary of the newly release document found @ http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/rule_proposals/wac/Eastside%20and%20Columbia%20River%20Freshwater%20WAC.PDF This summary is not comprehensive or completely accurate, I copy pasted the new rules into a slightly more...
  45. Woodman60

    Bunch of Great Hackle

    For Sale on Classifieds.
  46. Matt Roelofs

    FS One of these needs to go...Sage Z-Axis 7136-4 or Echo SR 5108-4 + Solitude 4 Reel

    I have two items to offer for sale - your choice at $450 for either one. The first item is a Sage Z-Axis 7136-4 spey rod...lightly used with factory sock and tube. The second is a Echo SR 5108-4 switch rod package (rod + a Solitude 4 reel in gold + Wulff Ambush Line and includes cordura tube and...
  47. bakerite

    Links to comment pages for WDFW elimination of limit for bait fishermen and chumming

    Here they are. The rationale for allowing people to keep bait fishing is to let them keep fishing all day long http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/rule_proposals/policy.php?id=11 http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/rule_proposals/policy.php?id=10
  48. bakerite

    Elimination of regulation against "high-grading" when using bait

    I was perusing the simplification of the WDFW fishing regulations and noticed this regulation is being eliminated. I also see that the regulation against "chumming" is being taken out. (5) When fishing for trout with bait, all trout that are lawful to possess and are equal to or greater than...
  49. TheAngler

    WTB Rod rotator/dryer they want to get rid of in the Seattle area?

    I am planning to take a shot at building a rod this week, but I forgot to purchase a rod dryer.... Let me know if anybody has an old one they want to sell. Thanks, Benjamin
  50. Bonefish Jack

    Trip Report Couple of Days in the Bahamas

    Here is a report about a couple of days fishing at Great Exuma, Bahamas. This was not really a fishing trip, but I planned some fishing … Returned to Seattle this past weekend ... Day One This was the day where I planned to help my girlfriend catch her first fish on a fly rod. Not a bonefish...
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