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Forum: Destinations   06-25-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Sept is when you want to be on the Deschutes;...

Sept is when you want to be on the Deschutes; fishing is usually fantastic! All told though it sounds like you're going to put on a lot of miles rather than fish. :Eyecrazy:
Forum: Destinations   06-24-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By fredaevans
Any of the Puget Sound river's (and...

Any of the Puget Sound river's (and Cowlitz/Kalama) should have summer run Steelhead BUT!!!!!! keep current on the fish and game reg's as several of the rivers may have very limited (or NO) season...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-24-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Go to Amazon.com and type in 'fly fishing reels.'

Looking for an inexpensive (but good reel) and quite surprised at the selection to choose from. Went 'click' and my new reel should be here in a few days.

fae
Forum: Rods   06-23-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,915
Posted By fredaevans
By the very nature of a spey cast there's a lot...

By the very nature of a spey cast there's a lot of rod 'twist' going on. Some rods will loosen up a few willl actually tighten .... those are the one's that are a pain go get apart.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-23-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,162
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Ahhhhh purple and the Deschutes River!

"I believe I read that a few of you guys/gals on the left coast use a large purple fly as a staple offering for summer fish ... true ?? Anyone interested ??"

You can chuck any colour on that river...
Forum: Trout   06-22-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,207
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Call Steve Godshall, he will set you straight....

Call Steve Godshall, he will set you straight. Rods for time and places.0:)
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-19-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By fredaevans
Cool Mz Doggie-Dog next ..'What do you think?' ...

Mz Doggie-Dog next ..'What do you think?'

She who owns the top of our bed ... Nose to the Puter screen: 'Shorter tail and this could work.':saeek:
Forum: Trout   06-18-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By fredaevans
Red face Many year back, fiddle it on trip to NZ.

Rod(s), reel, etc., in cheque on luggage, all off the plane.

The places to stay were to be B & B's; asked about full on, 'Dinner/packed lunch included, I'll pay extra.' WONDERFUL TIME, locals...
Forum: Rods   06-18-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,223
Posted By fredaevans
Too many trying to sell too much, now to too few?...

Too many trying to sell too much, now to too few?

Need a 'fill in the blank' rod: Ordered, watching my mail box.

Line/reel: Sitting on my desk here in the Office.

Lady who cleans my house...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-18-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By fredaevans
Got to cast this rod once: A CANNON if you fish...

Got to cast this rod once: A CANNON if you fish big water.
Forum: General   06-17-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Many thanks for the link F66.

A lot of folks come over to North America for fishing (usually Alaska or BC) and have no idea they can purchase/rent a Sat Phone that they can use just about anywhere/any time. Expensive, but if you...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-17-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,666
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Thanks for the up date Sevilla.

Not that I have transactions going on in Europe, but tomorrow is another day.:nerd:

Fred
Forum: General   06-15-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By fredaevans
Ahhh the North Umpqua ...... you've never really...

Ahhh the North Umpqua ...... you've never really fished for Summer Runs until you've been on that river. If I had to pick the most beautiful river in all of Oregon this would be it hands down.
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Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-15-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,666
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Good call!

"Transferwise as the exchange rate and/or fee is much better than Paypal or a bank transfer. I wouldn't use a bank transfer for a purchase unless I knew the seller."

Interesting; never heard of...
Forum: Trout   06-15-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,118
Posted By fredaevans
Great thread going on here; 'One size does not...

Great thread going on here; 'One size does not fit all' as they would say.

When choosing a rod/line to fish with I start with the size of the expected fish, then the choice of fly, then .....
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-15-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,666
Posted By fredaevans
Lightbulb 4 AM AND the first strong candidate for ...

'Post of the Day.' Laughed so hard I had to spit my coffee back into the cup.:grin2:

fae
Forum: General   06-14-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By fredaevans
Thanks for the Head's Up.

Thanks for the Head's Up.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-14-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,666
Posted By fredaevans
Some may object to PP's fees but don't consider what they are getting for their money

Not sold (in a very long time) anything via PP but I looked at the costs (including when I purchase) as a 'cost of doing business.'
Guarenteed payment, buyer protection in case of a dispute, etc.,...
Forum: General   06-14-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By fredaevans
Arrow I had no idea you could rent thest in Medford.

May I assume Medford, OR and from whom??

fae
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-14-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By fredaevans
Cool That bit of history dumped me back 74 years. ...

That bit of history dumped me back 74 years.

Born in St. Bonniface, Manitoba in May, 1942, Mother's Maid-Name was 'Hanivich.' Grandfather and two Uncles had close to 6 square miles of farm land...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-14-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,937
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Done in purple tie this one if you fish the Deschutes River.

Extreamly effective, best I've found in my fly box.

fae

Edit: Just read MD's comment above, great to have the history of this fly and confermation that my observation was not just a shot in the...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-13-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By fredaevans
No Joy here Google Angler's Workshop in Woodland,...

No Joy here Google Angler's Workshop in Woodland, WA. Componie's are all they sell, tonne of choices depending upon how much 'Bling you want to bring to the party.

fae
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-13-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By fredaevans
Talking Add my warm welcome!

LOVE your Avitar!

Reminds me (well years back now) of playing golf on the course in Santa Rosa, CA. Green grass going to brown hill sides ... and same signs!

You hit your ball out of bounds you...
Forum: Tackle   06-13-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By fredaevans
Thumbs up Many thanks BJay.

Now to do a bit of garage investigation to see if I have a 5/6; I think not ... poor me. Haven't purchased a rod in a long time, no reasonable excuse to do so. But that rod weight/line sounds like a...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-13-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,671
Posted By fredaevans
Great thread going on here, great filming of a...

Great thread going on here, great filming of a fly/hook action under water: a first that I can recall. But it proves the point of why I went to double hooks (where legal) years back. Regardless of...
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