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Forum: News and Announcements   09-17-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Yellowstone406
Post Chinook Prognosis by NYT

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/science/chinook-salmon-columbia.html?te=1&nl=science-times&emc=edit_sc_20190917?campaign_id=34&instance_id=12420&segment_id=17082&user_id=fb63259b5c6a5e5699f77f20e37...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-21-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Yellowstone406
Good looking build, fun rod! Wish the blanks were...

Good looking build, fun rod! Wish the blanks were still available. The 12' 2/3 wt IM6 is great fun on the Yellowstone.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By Yellowstone406
FS: S. Godshall Quantum

Most know Steve Godshall as the Sultan of Spey lines. But he also makes a few Spey rods that, like his custom Spey lines, redefine the meaning of performance. The 15'2" 8/9 Quantum 4-piece is one of...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-02-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Yellowstone406
Transport help Wash to Montana

I'm looking for someone to tow a personal pontoon boat/trailer from Lacie, Olympic Peninsula to Montana. In trade I'll provide a day of drift boat fishing (one or two anglers) on the Yellowstone...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-22-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Yellowstone406
You're on target with a 2-3 wt for the size trout...

You're on target with a 2-3 wt for the size trout you're after. You're about to go on the ultimate trout adventure -- Spey rodding for trout. It is in its infancy and wide open to innovation. IMO,...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-04-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Yellowstone406
Mohlin "Classic" SOLD

A fine example of old-world craftsmanship, this Bo Mohlin "Classic", hand-made in Sweden by Mr. Mohlin, is a click-and-pawl model with a classic 'click' and butter-smooth operation. It is known by...
Forum: Tackle   06-02-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By Yellowstone406
How 'bout my 'Swedish Bogdan' a handmade Bo...

How 'bout my 'Swedish Bogdan' a handmade Bo Mohlin "Classic"
Forum: Trout   05-31-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,383
Posted By Yellowstone406
The blue-ribbon stretch (100+ miles) of the...

The blue-ribbon stretch (100+ miles) of the Yellowstone River is my home water. I and my ARE 12' 2/3 wt seem to have it all to myself.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   05-14-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Yellowstone406
Simms Lg Bag SOLD

Thanks for your interest and comments.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   05-11-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Yellowstone406
SOLD Simms Large Boat Bag

As new Dry Creek Boat Bag, Large: Save 120 bucks on this essential piece of gear for guides, outfitters and serious anglers! $160

SPECS: Add airtight protection and intuitive storage to your...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   04-15-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By Yellowstone406
got a black QC riptide w. gold extra spool. $625...

got a black QC riptide w. gold extra spool. $625 plus PP fees & actual ship cost.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   04-06-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Yellowstone406
That does it. Thanks!

That does it. Thanks!
Forum: Spey Classifieds   04-05-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Yellowstone406
Angler's Roost?

Ordered a blank and got the msg, 'we'll get back to you on that.' They haven't a week later. I'm aware the biz is in 'transition.' Anyone know the deal? TIA
Forum: Casting Video   03-31-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,270
Posted By Yellowstone406
Wish there was a similar fog cutter @ fly lines...

Wish there was a similar fog cutter @ fly lines -- Scandi, Skagit, Single-hand 'spey,' Single-handers with 'spey' characteristics, etc, etc. The fog developing around this marketing miasma is thick...
Forum: General   03-26-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By Yellowstone406
I took a tying class in the late 1960s for...

I took a tying class in the late 1960s for Atlantic salmon flies. Lived near the Bangor (Maine) salmon pool and the fishing was good most years. A popular pattern called for "urine-burned vixen fur."...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   02-16-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By Yellowstone406
Line Clear out

Scientific Anglers Spey Evolution 420-grain (head) Light Blue w. Sunset butt. Fished one season. $20

Scientific Anglers Spey Evolution 680-grain head and integrated line. (Light Blue/Sunset) New...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   12-11-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Yellowstone406
If the reel can be switched to rhw, we might be...

If the reel can be switched to rhw, we might be able to work a deal.

Happy holidaze
Kimball
Forum: Tackle   12-05-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Yellowstone406
Question Burkie Trout Spey?

Is anyone running a trout-weight 300+ grain scandi line on a 14' 2" 4/5/6 Burkie rod? I've been running a 420-grain scandi head, and while the rod likes it, the line is too heavy for most trout...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   10-21-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Yellowstone406
Currently building that rod for Montana rivers....

Currently building that rod for Montana rivers. GL with your search.
Forum: Destinations   10-14-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Yellowstone406
Be careful wading the northeast lee side. There's...

Be careful wading the northeast lee side. There's a big opening to an underground cave that surfaces some miles away. The wading looks and feels solid...until it doesn't.
Forum: Casting Video   10-12-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By Yellowstone406
Thanks for the helpful vid, Doc! I've been...

Thanks for the helpful vid, Doc! I've been incorporating the bottom-hand push into my casts and find that, done correctly, it sets up a nice v-loop that translates to a tight bullet loop down range....
Forum: Spey Classifieds   10-04-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Yellowstone406
I've got a very nice 3-pc 9wt Thomas & Thomas...

I've got a very nice 3-pc 9wt Thomas & Thomas 9-footer I'd swap even for a 2/3 wt quality switch rod.
Forum: Trout   10-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Yellowstone406
Thanks all for your expert guidance. I lined the...

Thanks all for your expert guidance. I lined the rod with a WF7F with a 'head' weight of 280 gr. yesterday and grass cast it. While an efficient loop is a challenge, it threw the entire line. I then...
Forum: Trout   09-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Yellowstone406
Question Underlining Two-Hander for Trout?

Was wondering if anyone has tried underlining a 13-15 ft. light spey rod for trout fishing?

My 14' Meiser 5 wt. with a grain window of 350-500 likes a 55' spey line of 420 grains. That's great...
Forum: Trout   09-22-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,816
Posted By Yellowstone406
My Meiser 14246-5 with a 400g SGS mid-belly...

My Meiser 14246-5 with a 400g SGS mid-belly Scandi is my setup. It works great here on Montana's larger rivers. I use sink tips of my own design for a few situations. It's fun to cast, shoots a mile...
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