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Forum: Destinations   08-31-2017, 05:43 AM
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Views: 640
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-05-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Those are a great style of photo. Thanks for...

Those are a great style of photo. Thanks for sharing them.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-09-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,142
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Congrats! I love it when the beauty of the fish...

Congrats!
I love it when the beauty of the fish and fly are reciprocal. I hope it made the Bougle sing too.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-05-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
PM sent to you

PM sent to you
Forum: General   08-19-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
I called John Matthews the last time I was in the...

I called John Matthews the last time I was in the area and met up with him just to get some of the fly decals. I thought he was a wonderful, friendly man. I have one of his business cards....
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-09-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Nice, I love the anticipation of a new pattern....

Nice,
I love the anticipation of a new pattern. Are non-clear water streams peat stained then? I hope they fish well.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-09-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Lord Iris

I learned about the Lord Iris from reading A River Never Sleeps by Roderick Haig-Brown and then noticed it in a few other books.
A man named Preston Jennings is the originator of the pattern in the...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   03-09-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Those are wonderfully tied. I've always liked...

Those are wonderfully tied. I've always liked that pattern. Have you found success whilst fishing them?
Forum: Tackle   02-28-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,353
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
This is the first steelhead I've landed on my...

This is the first steelhead I've landed on my Bougle Centenary. Quite a memory of first hearing that reel sing.
Forum: Destinations   01-03-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Wow, that is some surprising news. Is there...

Wow, that is some surprising news. Is there more to the story such as a statement issued by ODFW or new harvest tags?
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-20-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Looking at your wing too, it is pretty nicely...

Looking at your wing too, it is pretty nicely done. The fibers will separate anyways after fishing and catching fish on them too. I have found that leaving the fibers attached to the stem when...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-20-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
I think that looks pretty darn good for a first...

I think that looks pretty darn good for a first spey fly. As far as traditional materials, the mallard wing is as traditional as it gets. I would also say the bright, goose hackle is a modern...
Forum: Destinations   10-20-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
Sorry I don't have any personal experience with...

Sorry I don't have any personal experience with the rivers in that area even though I'm from that neck of the woods. However, the guys at Rivers North Guide Service in Marquette may be able to help...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-12-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
I recently fished with a guide on the North...

I recently fished with a guide on the North Umpqua using only the Ska-opper pattern. He tied the ska-oppers himself on an Owner EBI baitholder hook. It is a straight eye, medium shanked hook with...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-12-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
  dubbing
Views: 1,459
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
This fly has angora dubbing for the body and...

This fly has angora dubbing for the body and "neck hackle" from Fish Hunter as the wing. It fishes great and has caught fish.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-12-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
  dubbing
Views: 1,459
Posted By FreshwaterCoast
I use angora most of the time for spey flies and...

I use angora most of the time for spey flies and from literary sources is a generally accepted substitute for seal fur. It is also the most widely available and cheapest. Real seal fur is really...
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