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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #300 on: February 24, 2021, 12:00:58 AM »

Do you store these in ways they are displayed, out for all to see, or do you have to keep them in boxes, stashed away until you want one of them?

Mr Frank. I store my fish poles in metal tubes. Keeps them safe from breaking when I am not fishing.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #301 on: March 12, 2021, 01:41:12 PM »
I've got the rest of the sections done. The color of the new thread is amazing. This is what it would have looked like fresh from the factory.





The rod is not completely done yet, I still have to varnish the tip section and put on the final coats of varnish on the rest.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #302 on: March 19, 2021, 12:14:47 AM »
Those are stunning wrap colors. Looks great!
You had mentioned moving to Idaho? I'm close, 5 miles as the crow flys.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #303 on: March 19, 2021, 01:49:00 PM »
I'm in Spirit Lake.

The Bunco is calling........ :hyper:
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #304 on: April 14, 2021, 12:44:40 AM »
Not sure what a "Bunco" is. I fish the NFCDL, Joe and MT rivers a lot.

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« Reply #305 on: April 16, 2021, 01:11:32 PM »
Bunco rd. It's the nearby(20 mi.) access to the upper Little NF of the CD River. Im going to check out the NFCD tomorrow above Pritchard.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #306 on: April 18, 2021, 09:21:51 PM »
Little NF has a lot of meth heads in the campgrounds, I avoid it during the summer. Above Prichard on the main stem NF is great, just about any pull off will have a trail to the river with a good run or pool and fish. Tee Pee Creek has good fishing also. Prichard Tavern makes a great burger.

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« Reply #307 on: April 20, 2021, 11:21:27 AM »
Ya it looked great (NF). Water was too high/cold. Fish were hanging in back eddies I couldn't get to. Haven't heard about the "issue" with the Little NF, but I'll still go this summer.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #308 on: April 22, 2021, 11:29:00 PM »
As dry as it has been in the lower lands, the mountains  got a good snow pack. River should be fishable mid to late June.
Keep in mind the Pack river and the Moyie. And a few miles more the Koot is always worth  checking out.

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« Reply #309 on: April 26, 2021, 12:20:29 PM »
I've got those added to my "list".   :cheersmate:
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #310 on: May 20, 2021, 12:45:14 PM »
From last Friday on the Little North Fork of the CDA River. Got some nice fish on the Heddon Black Beauty.






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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #311 on: May 22, 2021, 10:19:54 PM »
Nice fish!
River looks very fishable, I'll have to head up there soon.

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« Reply #312 on: May 23, 2021, 11:48:36 AM »
I went to the North Fork near Devils Elbow CG, same thing, very fishable and the Cutties were cooperative using a stimulator. DO NOT go on weekends if you can help it.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #313 on: May 27, 2021, 11:55:46 PM »
Lots of fishable water just below where Teepee creek comes in to the NFCDL, go up and downstream.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #314 on: June 10, 2021, 12:07:02 AM »
Heading out to the NFCDL tomorrow, been calling for some rain which will blow the river out. Staying for a few days, hoping the fish will rise.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #315 on: June 10, 2021, 01:56:47 PM »
Very cool.  I'm tying flies for the next trip.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #316 on: June 14, 2021, 08:03:46 PM »
Had a great four days camping on the NF. Stayed at MP38, surprisingly it was not crowded.
Fished up and down stream from there. Lots of fish looking up.
Wrap up some Wulff style flies in 14 and 16, I like a bleached elk hair wing and tail for visibility.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #317 on: June 27, 2021, 12:08:45 PM »
I've been using a Stimulator. They love the silly looking thing.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #318 on: June 30, 2021, 08:02:30 PM »
Did a group camp at Farragut last weekend, would have been better off going fishing.

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« Reply #319 on: July 02, 2021, 07:43:00 PM »
Did a group camp at Farragut last weekend, would have been better off going fishing.

LoL. You were not far from me. About 16 miles.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #320 on: August 04, 2021, 10:55:26 PM »
Lots of fires going on, I don't enjoy the smoke. Will head a couple hours south to hit the range with my nephew.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #321 on: August 06, 2021, 09:40:59 PM »
Planning on going over Lookout and fishing my way to the Clark Fork tomorrow.

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« Reply #322 on: August 07, 2021, 09:03:54 PM »
Nice!  Low water and fires have kinda "killed" the fishing here for awhile.
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« Reply #323 on: September 04, 2021, 02:30:35 PM »
Hit the LNFCDA yesterday. Water level was low as to be expected but the temps were much better for the fish. Caught a nice "beast" of a Cutty on a Montague Fishkill.



This is a pool just above where I caught the above fish. Got another but the bugger went into a downed tree and broke off.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #324 on: September 12, 2021, 10:37:06 PM »
That's a great fish for that water! Nice!
I'm heading back to the Locsha in a few days for a week plus of fishing, low water means the fish will be looking up.