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Thursday, June 30, 2016

My Fly Fishing Life


Ellisport Bay, ID - Late October
Ellisport Bay, ID - Late October

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Humpy in Kodiac, AK
My Fly Fishing Life - Began when I was about 12 years old. Using an old parabolic 9 foot fly rod and Pflueger reel, Mr. Charlie Rambo, one of my dad's acquaintances, would take me fly fishing in the summer for bream on his little 3 acre lake in Columbus, GA. The fish were small but plentiful and small, colorful popping bugs were the ticket. We would even occasionally get a whopping 14" largemouth bass. It was great! "Mr. Charlie" was very old; like about my current age.


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Nantahala Rainbow, NC
Now, having to drive about 2 hours from my work in Washington state to my vacation home in Idaho, I have lots of time to think and take in all the changes that fall brings. Thoughts of all of the things that have brought me happiness, like my wife, my kids (when they were small), my grandkids, those huge fish both landed and that got away and our rare summertime family tent camping trips to the Great Smoky Mountains. We would even get to go tubing down a freezing "Deep Creek" near Bryson City, NC. Not having much money, I remember these things and times as some of the best in my life. And, by the way, there were no cell phones and our black and white TV only aired 3 channels and poorly at that.



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Fernie BC, Canada Bull
Idaho does not have a lot of deciduous trees, but the colors are still incredible. The oaks, birches and cottonwoods are all yellow and red. The tamaracks have turned golden. The gentle breezes now have a coolness signifying that winter will soon be blowing in. There is a light fog over the lake and one can barely see the boats out fishing for the lake trout and mackinaw. They must be biting, for there are dozens of boats and trailers at the ramps. You can also hear the sounds of the non-fishermen as they get their limits of ducks or a deer or an elk. 


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Kenora Smallie
I say 12, actually my fishing memories began much earlier with my brother and I fishing with worms for bream to take home to mom for dinner. I also remember the bass stealing my grandmother's cane pole as she sat snoozing next to Lake Hartwell--I was about 8. We did fish a little during elementary and high school, but most is a blur now. I was more concerned with my social life, my 1949 Dodge with its hole in the passenger side floor board through which my male friends would relieve themselves, football and of course GIRLS! Then there was college and our many trips to local lakes for whatever we could catch and the rare trip to the cold clear mountain streams of north Georgia for the brook trout and occasional rainbow. In those days, I had evolved to the fiberglass spinning rods and open faced reels and Mepps spinning lures. The fish were few, but really fun if we didn't fall in and freeze our a _ _ _s off. Couldn't afford waders.



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Bow on the Big Horn
After grad school, my fly fishing memories really began. Except for an occasional off shore trip in Virginia and North Carolina with down riggers and the rare excursion to the intercoastal waterways for yellow perch and crappie with spider rigs, I started fly fishing again on our annual trip to the White River in Arkansas. Here the rainbows, cutthroats and browns were ravenous. They would hit hair's ear nymphs and pheasant tails mostly, but I do remember the rare really good dry day. Once I started making a living with really hard work and long hours, I was fortunate enough to be able to buy some decent waders, boots, rods and reels. My fly fishing life really began.
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Kenora Canada afforded some excellent smallmouth bass, one of my favorites sports species, that would really gulp down streamers and mouse pattern floaters, The Bahamas and Florida had red fish, tarpon and bonefish--boy, talking about work. And the salmon in Alaska, well you had to work not to foul hook them. I did catch a 24" bow in Kodiac, AK only to have it stolen off my line. The streams of Colorado, Utah, Montana and Idaho though have been the BEST! Oh, and I almost forgot the Canadian rivers in British Columbia where the cutties and bulls are abundant. 

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Grande Ronde Steelhead
Try throwing to some of the 20+ inch browns on the Big Horn in south central Montana: or catch and release the 24" bulls on the Kootenai in northwest Montana. There are huge cuttbows which I have caught in a river in western Montana as it exits into Idaho. The St. Joe and north fork of the Coeur d'Alene have really good dry fly opportunities for large cutthroat almost all year. Oh yeah, don't forget some of the hidden gems like the Moyie, Thompson and Vermilion.


Now, I work part time and spend most of my days, when not teaching the younger generation my trade, researching my next Idaho Fly Fishing trip. When the fall and winter come, after the occasional day snow skiing (knees are bad, so don't ski as much as I used to), I am searching the net for rivers, new flies and new equipment. Winter days are otherwise spent tying flies and writing articles for my blog. Don't build many rods anymore for it takes too much time. Oh and the flies I tie are generally larger than a #20, because I can't see the smaller ones anymore, even with magnification. I still really love to fish though and I still only catch and release. Believe me when I say  the thrill is still there. 

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N. Platte Bow
Why fly fishing for trout? I find them much smarter than most other species for they are certainly hard to catch. Oh the feeling of catching even a small bow or cuttie on a light fly rod which you built and with a fly you tied by hand yourself. Better yet a fly of your own personal design. There is no better sport on earth. The peace and tranquility of a mountain stream, whether you catch fish or not, is beyond words.

Come and fly fish with us in Idaho soon. You will not regret the experience. There are enough waters here to last two lifetimes.


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Nice Coeur d'Alene Cuttie
Hard takes, tight lines, bent rods, sore shoulders and huge, colorful trout to you all.

PS-take pictures for your fly fishing memories. There are plenty of farm raised fish at the grocery to eat, so save the ones in the wild for future generations. Sorry for the length of this post. It is raining today and cold and I was bored.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Fish On Again

One of my favorite fly fishing prints of all times hanging on the wall in my bedroom in Idaho. Enjoy!
 
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Hard takes, tight lines bent rods and screaming rods to all. It's Idaho fly fishing time. Come on out and enjoy. Find great rivers, fly tying instructions, fishing technique and equipment suggestions all here. We also will answer your questions. Simply email below.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Idaho Anglers

Dan R.,

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Yellow Madame X

Thanks for the correspondence and photos. Sorry for the delayed response for I was out of the area for a week visiting family. Keep emails and photos coming for our blog. I believe in your last message you mentioned yellow and red Madame X flies and using them as a strike indicator trailing with a #18 Purple Haze? Was this correct and do you cut off the curve and barb? If I remember the Joe above Avery is "single hook, barbless and catch-n-release". Please tell me how you go hookless on the lead fly and tie on a trailer. I would love to know. Photos if possible.

Jack C (YSF)


St Joe (Idaho) Anglers,

I made a trip down to the Joe Sunday. A cold front went thru Saturday with heavy rain and wind so I wasn’t sure how the fish would react. Started at the 50 mile marker ( 3 miles up from Avery ) just before 8:00.

 

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Green and tan wooly bugger right out of the gate was the ticket, switched to black and purple later with no hits, went back to green and tan same hole and caught fish. Around lunch switched to dries. Parachute purple haze was  the go to fly. Lots of fish, lots more lost then landed on streamers. River is actually normal flow for this time of year. We haven’t seen normal for a few years)  Fished from 50 mile marker to the 78 mile marker. Too Much Fun!!!!
 
More later,
Dan R.

Hard takes, screaming reels, bent fly rods, huge trout and very sore arms to all. Let's all go Idaho fly fishing soon.

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Wader Stink

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fly fish Idaho; flies fishing; fly fishing; fly fishing equipment; fishing flies; fishing gear; trout flies; salmon flies; fly fishing Idaho; flies for sale; Idaho fly fishing; flyfishing flies; fishing flysWADER STINK can be a significant problem. Waders are a very important part of a fly fisherman’s gear. They are a relatively big purchase and will cost you up to $500+ depending on where and what you buy, so take care of them. My favorites are my Dan Bailey breathable guide waders. I have 3 pair, but my oldest ones are my favorite and have been repaired several times. Actually when you are visiting Livingston, MT and fishing on the Yellowstone River, stop by their shop. It is not very large and the staff are friendly and very helpful. Talk fly fishing with them. It is their life and livelihood.

There are a multitude of wader manufacturers and everyone sells them. There are Dan Bailey, Simms, Cabelas, Bass Pro, Redington, Big Y, Sears, Orvis and many more. By the way, Simms is located in Bozeman, MT on the way up the Gallatin River. Cabelas and Bass Pro and Orvis are located of course everywhere and really are cool stores to visit.

Wader style decision is personal. It depends entirely on your needs. Warm, cold, wet or dry, neoprene or breathable, you name it. It is your decision. I will tell you from experience the most important thing – COMFORT! “Wader repair and care” you can find info most everywhere online or YouTube. But wader stench is not frequently addressed. It is a shame, for if you wear them enough, they all will eventually stink. It’s like passing gas in a pair of waders – the odor always comes back to haunt you.
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Here is what I do. Once I get home from fishing in my waders, I hang them up to dry for 24 hours. Then I turn them inside out for 24 more. Once completely dry, I turn them right side out and put 2 heaping tablespoons of plain old ordinary, run of the mill baking soda down each leg (making sure it hits the bottom) for another 24. Then I roll them up and place in my stow bag for my next trip. THAT’S IT.

Leave the baking soda in for it will help foot odor the next time out, will keep your feet drier and may even decrease your chances of foot and toenail fungus. The benefits are numerous. The stench is gone.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

IDFFA August St. Joe Trip

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Email to IDFFA Participants on the St. Joe River Trip - August

Dear All,

Summer is here. Fly fishing has begun now that the waters have somewhat receded. Spent a few days last week on the St. Joe. More on that later. Our Joe trip is coming up in August and for all the dates are arriving Wednesday 8/17, fish 8/18-8/20 and depart on Sunday 8/21. 

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Kevin Y. & Larry G. – Stayed in Avery one night then drove up to Spruce Tree. It is about 42 miles, but at least 1 ¼ – 1 ½ hours each way. Since you guys are camping on the upper Joe, please do not feel obligated to visit the group in Avery. We’ll miss you poker loses, but we will be fine. It is a very long way. If you do come though, please let me know what night so Paul can plan meals accordingly. Thanks. 

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Paul S. – We are looking forward to seeing you and still do not have an exact head count for meals. Will let you know when Larry G., Kevin Y., Larry J. and Duane G. respond. Looks like at least 7 daily. Groceries can be purchased in St. Maries unless you want something exotic. PS – Scheffy’s in Avery does serve breakfast and burgers, fried fish and chicken for dinner. Thanks.

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The trip to Avery from the Spokane airport is about 135 miles and 2 ¾ hours. The Cabins by the Joe in Avery are located about 47 miles and 1 hour from St. Maries. Cabins and campsites are on the river and all adequate but not fancy. It is my understanding that no commercial fishing boats can launch above Avery but do frequently leave from there. So Harold, Devon, Paul and Mike you need to check with your outfitters and see exactly what they have planned.

fly fish Idaho; flies fishing; fly fishing; fly fishing equipment; fishing flies; fishing gear; trout flies; salmon flies; fly fishing Idaho; flies for sale; Idaho fly fishing; flyfishing flies; fishing flysThere is no doubt the best fishing is in the upper section (above MP 76) that time of year. On my way up, I did see multiple areas of good cutthroat waters with turn outs above MP 55 (only 8 miles above Avery). I also took about a 10 minute trip up the North Fork of the St. Joe, which dumps into the main Joe at Avery. I did not go far and it is quite a gorge, but up higher there probably are some access points, for I know people do fish it. 

The Idaho Fly Fishing Company in Avery does have a Facebook page, but I cannot find a website. The guy there was very helpful and he has a lot of stuff. 

For those interested, here is the latest St. Joe River Fishing Report I could find. The Joe is single barbless hook, catch and release only!

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See everyone soon. PS – IF Dan R. (ID) emails, he is our newest member and is planning to come to the Joe in August. Looking for fishing friends. JC

Hard Takes & Tight Lines. Love Idaho Fly Fishing!

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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Bucket List for Fly Fishers

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Nantahala River, NC
I am not a great fan of either, but I must say Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson did a great job in "Bucket List" the movie. I have personally almost completed my personal fly fishing bucket list which I would like to share with you and I suggest you consider doing the same. The younger the better but just do DO IT! I will begin in New England then cross the country.


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The Ausable River in New York is a great summertime river. Also check local fly shops for guides and suggestions. 
The Upper Delaware River and Yellow Breches Creek in Pennsylvania can be really good in the spring time.

The Shenandoah River in Virginia can be great for smallies in the spring and early summer mornings.

For my personal eastern favorite, they the Nantahala River in the Smoky Mountains below Asheville, NC.

Georgia, definitely the Chatooga River stands out above the rest. .
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The Little Pigeon River near Gatlinburg, TN is rocky but full of great little rainbow and brookies.


Have never fished them, but I hear the Kentucky Lakes are really great fly fishing lakes.

In the midwest, you cannot beat the White and Norfork Rivers. They are a fly fisher's tailwater paradise.  The original owner of Woodsmans, now deceased, was a very close personal friend for 30 years.

The Rockies are full uf great rivers. Try the Arkansas, Boulder and Gunnison rivers in Colorado. The Green River in Utah is one of the best tailwater fisheries, if not the best, in the country. The San Juan, Taos and Los Alamos rivers in New Mexico and the Salt/Verde river section of Arizona is also a must add and are on my personal list.


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The golden trout of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California and the artic greyling trout of British Columbia should be on all Idaho Fly Fishers trout species bucket list. Remember, in the US, bull trout must be released as soon as possible once caught. Take a quick photo and measurements the get a nice plastic mount made for your trophy shelf. I do know where bulls can be caught on the Kootenai and Flathead rivers in Montana, but if you go to the Bull River in BC, they are legal. If you are going to Kimberly, British Columbia (a really cool, old western town) anyway for bull trout, you might as well fish the Elk River and Michelle Creek too. Huge cutthroat, bull and rainbow are in each!

Alaska's Kodiac Island has the best salmon and I hear taimen trout in Siberia and the browns in Patagonia will take your arm off. If you are a bird hunter as well, there are combo hunt/fly fishing trips available in Argentina and Chile.

The last thing on my personal "bucket list" would of course be trout fishing New Zealand.



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I have done many, but not all of the waters listed here. If I am able to fly fish all of these rivers and countries, I would be a very luck man indeed. Begin your list today and go for it. If you have time to research all of these links, you should at least be on Idaho Fly Fishers Blog for a while. That's good, because we need the business.
PS - In Idaho and Montana, try guide Randy (The Solution) Dingman at ROW Adventures and my persopnal favorite trout river to date is the Big Horn. Also, consider a membership in the Idaho Fly Fishers Association. Just drop me an email at the address below or visit the IDFFA's website. It's free to all and you might even meet a few new Idaho/Montana/Washington fly fishing friends.

Hard takes and tight lines 'til the end.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Best Nymph I Have Ever Used!

The Black Crawler is effective and easy to tie. I am now tying this fly thinner than pictured here but I always weight.
I have read "Larger Trout for the Western Fly Fisherman" by Charles E. Brooks (1921-1986) copyright 1970 and found it to be most informative. Charlie Brooks was a noted fly fisher who lived and fished after retirement in and around Yellowstone National Park. Amazingly, he observed some amazing stuff from ABOVE the surface on streams in the park like the Fire Hole in the 60's. Researching the feeding habits and living habitats of large trout was his thing.

Charlie suggested: WEIGHTED flies, "dead drifts" and NO indicators equated to larger fish but fewer hook ups. Fish the rapids or calmer waters deep (4-5 feet) where there is structure. Sandy, gravel bottoms were generally not good unless there was adjacent submerged structure or cut banks. Tippet size didn't matter. The best flies were those which look the same from EVERY angle. He fished 95% of the time with weighted Montana Stone Nymphs, the old Wooly Worms, ASSAM DRAGONS (never heard of before now) and Skunk Hair Caddis deep below surface. Maybe this is why the Wooly Bugger (the same on all sides) is so effective. On top he fished Montana Stone Adult (similar to a Stimulator w/ yellow and orange). All of these were in large sizes #2-#8. Larger and smaller sizes were not as effective for the sizable trout. 


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#4 - #8 2-3X Hook & Orange Thread
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Copper Wire for Ribbing (Original
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Body/Thorax black Angora Dubbing
(Original black Rabbit). Then
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Three wraps then tie off.


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Finished Fly,
 
 
Come and fly fish Idaho soon. Hard takes, tight lines and enormous trout to you all.
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