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  1. General Forum
    An icon of the climbing world has passed. :( https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/obituaries/fred-beckey-the-vagabond-who-wrote-climbings-bible/ Fred was an inspiration to me back when climbing was a primary focus of my life. His climbs and eccentric nature were legendary. I treasure my...
  2. Cast & Blast
    My wife spotted these on a recent hike. They were down low, maybe 2500' somebody needs to tell them the 'camo only works in winter?
  3. General Forum
    Hiked to a beautiful mtn lake yesterday. It was a beautiful smoke free day. The trailhead had a few cars, but not bad at all for such a beautiful hike through shady forest, to a lake that sits like a small jewel at the end of a shortish (just shy of 1 mile) easy hike. Decided to leave the 3...
  4. General Forum
    Hadn't been there to fish in 20 years, Ellen and I geared up and finned the little canal like snaky lead in to Misquito Lake near Mt Adams...got about to where it opens up but couldn't enter the lake proper...an old pile of logs and lumber was about 6 " below the surface ...we were in float...
  5. General Forum
    Snuck out the the Middle Fork Snoqualmie today for a couple hours fishing. Slow fishing but a Mountain Lion ran across the road right in front of my car just past the Oxbow trail as I was driving home at about 6pm. Much bigger than I expected. Has anyone else seen a mountain lion in the...
  6. General Forum
    This my second year of dry fly fishing in the cascades and olympics after having done beach fishing for the past 7 years. This post is meant to be fun and helpful at the same time. Feel free to add Do check the eyelets of every fly you buy in shop before buying them. I have had tendancy just...
  7. General Forum
    Is some wild shit for sure. This morning we had a microburst roll through. The Ag Station was showing wind speeds at about 5 mph all evening. Then, around 6:30 am, we went from that to a gust of 61 mph at 7:00. Then by 7:30, the sun pokes through and we're back to 5 mph. It's true that old...
  8. Classifieds
    For Sale: Mountain Hard Wear medium weight down jacket in excellent, lightly used condition. - Color is light grey, size is Medium. - Real down filling, not synthetic. - Hand warmer pockets and one chest pocket with zip closures, two inside pockets. - Drawstring at bottom. - Very lightly used...
  9. Trip Reports
    This trip was a short week to attend the University of Utah freshman orientation for my kid in SLC. Got to fish 2 days - Provo and Weber - see pictures below. Day 1: found a fly shop in SLC: Western River Fly Shop - they got me the correct flies for the fish (sowbugs, leeches, worms) for the...
  10. Lakes
    The nearby creek was a bust but I found the solitude and fish that I was hoping for, for a Father's Day gift. Mostly, they liked dries. 2-weight CT fun!
  11. General Forum
    I usually make it out once a year for a backpacking/fly fishing trip and would like to find something closer to Spokane than the Bitterroot wilderness I usually go to. Does anybody have any suggestions for a Washington or Idaho lake to hike into, preferably under about 10 miles? Not picky...
  12. Classifieds
    2017 model Brand New! Frame size - Large. Will sell for $2000 or best close offer. No trades, cash only. My son got this - and the next day was transferred to Frankfurt. Uses the new Level Link suspension system, Patent-pending short link four bar system isolates chain forces from trail inputs...
  13. Fly Tying
    Street legal (see Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, Northern Flicker) version of the original Yellowhammer, a Smoky Mountain staple, in dry form. Beefed up the tail a bit; Logan's tie used only 2 moose hairs. hook - TMC 5212 #10 thread - Danville 6/0 pale yellow rib - x-small wire gold tail -...
  14. Classifieds
    For Sale: Mountain Hard Wear medium weight down jacket in excellent, lightly used condition. - Color is light grey, size is Medium. - Handwarmer pockets and one chest pocket with zip closures, two inside pockets. - Drawstring at bottom. - Very lightly used, no tears, stains, loss of down, or...
  15. Classifieds
    Selling a Orvis Green mountain fly reel this is an older used reel that still works fine this is a Click/Pawl type reel. This reel was made for Orvis in the USA by the Martin Reel company .....Has a few marks on it but is relatively Clean for its age.Nice reel for someone that is looking for a...
  16. Classifieds
    I know that my chances are minimal but was just curious if anyone has a Koffler RMT 14' boat for sale or knows of anyone that might be interested in selling one. I talked to Joe earlier this week and missed out on a used older model but I am still clinging onto hope that I can find another one...
  17. General Forum
    Currently free to watch for Amazon Prime Members. Looks like a whole assortment of new stuff is free now. FYI. PS: Fuck Washington im moving.
  18. Classifieds
    Selling a Rocky Mountain 3/4 reel with two extra cassettes. I has been used a fair amount but works fine, shows a number of scratches etc. Asking $40 shipped TYD in CONUS, PayPal
  19. Classifieds
    ORVIS ROCKY MOUNTAIN III FLY FISHING REEL with SPARE SPOOL, & ORVIS ROCKY MOUNTAIN 3/4 FLY FISHING REEL WITH EXTRA SPOOL. BOTH REELS COMES WITH CASE AND SPOOL POUCH ALSO COMES W/FLY LINE ON 3 SPOOLS $250 ship
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