Friday, August 24, 2012

Friday Bacon!

A little reggaeish bacon tun age for ya, ya mon!

Here's an IDEA for Fall Fest...

, a drift boat obstacle course with a CASH PRIZE.
You've seen the Olympic kayak course, why not with drift boats?

Put in at Indian Country, take out at West Branch Angler, with a dozen or so "obstacles" in between, (each obstacle monitored by an impartial judge), with the lowest time and fewest penalties declared the winner.

Just string a rope across the river, at really inconvenient places, and hang white sticks from them.  If touched, ouch, penalty point.  If missed, ouch, penalty time.

What Guide in his, (or her), right mind wouldn't want to put away a little fast cash before winter?
For kicks you could even throw in an obstacle course for drift boat trailer maneuvering...

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Al Troth - Fly Designer

Alfred Carl Troth, of Dillon, Mont., left the world and his beloved fishing holes on Aug. 3. He was 82.
Thank him sometime when you're tying on an Elk Hair Caddis.

I learned alot about Rod Breakage...

this morning. Who knew?
Be nice to your rods.

His name is John Juracek,

and he added at least 20 feet to my cast, (and Curli's), in a bout 5 minutes of casting analysis and coaching with the Echo Micro practice rod.  Thank you!

Here are the "official" instructions for use of the yarn rod.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Reading TCO to show "Connect"

and have Stoudts beer on hand!
Tuesday, August 21st
Party on at 7pm - Movie on at dark

TCO Reading parking lot

Prizes to be raffled include Simms waders.
The movie will be projected onto the outside wall of the fly shop.
Bring your own chair, or stand, your choice...

Sunday, August 12, 2012

It's the Kola Peninsula, Pilgrim...

PILEGRIM from Trond Kjærstad on Vimeo.

Wonder how he processed the video to get the interesting "painted" effect?

Does this guy & fish look familiar?

Matt Heron Reels in a Gigantic Brown Trout from Filmed In Tahoe on Vimeo.

*NEW* Fall Fest

at the West Branch Resort.
 Fall Fest is a new event at the WBR for 2012  New equipment releases are expected. Salmon and Steelhead fly fishing will be featured. Expect discounts of 20-50% on products from the likes of Sage, Simms, Orvis, Ross, Winston, Hardy and others. Factory reps will be on hand with last year's samples for negotiation of great deals. Need new gear, here's your chance.

Some of the activities include: 2013 Gear Preview, Test Cast - Helios2, Sage One and Hardy Zenith two handed rods, Two Handed Casting 101 (FREE) and 201 ($75), and to top it off a barbecue party!

As usual the chateau will be available for Minion boarders.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Saturday, August 4, 2012

New Sport for Y'all...

Extreme Moab Arch Ropeswing from Owen Leeper on Vimeo.

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This Should Look Semi-Familial...

Trout Bumz Vol. 2 [Driftin' thru Brown Town] from Henry Emack on Vimeo.

Nice Sleeve...

TrouTrippiN from Jon Hanson on Vimeo.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Tricos on Spring Creek?

I hear these guys are around in the morning. Would anyone like to help me investigate Sunday morning?