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Forum: General Fly Tying 03-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Kytroutbum
I've used successfully some foam from foam...

I've used successfully some foam from foam popsickle sticks- very similar to razor foam, wrapped carefully (not to over compress- lose floatation) on bodies of some larger dry flies. rib it "widely"...
Forum: General Fly Tying 03-18-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Kytroutbum
I got one from Herter's in the Mid 60's, probably...

I got one from Herter's in the Mid 60's, probably the first or one of the first bobbins I purchased. Never used in much and gave it away. I learned to tie using my fingers and the clamp with a large...
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-14-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kytroutbum
Slider- I tie my RFSN's weighted three ways....

Slider-
I tie my RFSN's weighted three ways. 1)Weighed heavily, with two tungsten beads ,one under thorax, other at head, along with lead wire to get them down toward the end of snow melt. 2)...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-24-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Kytroutbum
On appropriate tackle, I'm told these are more...

On appropriate tackle, I'm told these are more fun that the big boys. Have caught that size and lower they are a blast!
Forum: General Fly Tying 11-23-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kytroutbum
I use Dave Whitlock's Red Fox Squirrel Nymph tyed...

I use Dave Whitlock's Red Fox Squirrel Nymph tyed as a Stonefly as my go to fly for rivers in Wyoming as they clear from the snowmelt. I use the body hair rather than the tail. The tail makes a nice...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 11-22-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,818
Posted By Kytroutbum
A suggestion- Bear Spray. All you have to do is...

A suggestion- Bear Spray. All you have to do is get close to your target. Shooting a firearm can cause you all sorts of potential legal problems and hassles even if you are legally justified!! As a...
Forum: General Fly Tying 11-22-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Kytroutbum
I really like the use of the spikey squirrel...

I really like the use of the spikey squirrel dubbing its a wonderful body material. I used it several years ago for my nymph patterns, but have shifted my tying away from nymphs lately. I think many...
Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 11-10-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Kytroutbum
Surfdog and anyone else interested- I came...

Surfdog and anyone else interested-

I came to this area about 20 years ago to fish YNP but find myself actually fishing the PARK less every year. The Shoshone NF and the Beartooth Mt.s provide a...
Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 11-10-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Kytroutbum
Surfdog- I am a campground host for the Forest...

Surfdog- I am a campground host for the Forest Service about at Crazy Creek in the Wyoming Shoshone National Forest about 10 miles east of Cooke City- Silver Gate. If you get tired of the crowds in...
Forum: In The Backcountry 04-14-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By Kytroutbum
We actually have posters that are mounted on the...

We actually have posters that are mounted on the sign posts in the campground we host at "Warning that trees may fall in high winds". Whatever!
Forum: General Fly Tying 04-05-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,352
Posted By Kytroutbum
Keep an eye on flyfishing websites that have "For...

Keep an eye on flyfishing websites that have "For Sale" threads. I usually follow these: Flyanglersonline, Southeastflyfishing forum and Flytyingforum.
Forum: General Fly Tying 02-14-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,768
Posted By Kytroutbum
Hobby Lobby and Michaels have coupons for 40% one...

Hobby Lobby and Michaels have coupons for 40% one item in newspapers or if you register online. My wife is into scrapbooking and I've picked up a lot of materials, including storage containers at 40%...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 02-02-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,572
Posted By Kytroutbum
Fishing the streams just outside the NE of...

Fishing the streams just outside the NE of Yellowstone, I found my wife was complaining of aches and pains to her back to where she didn't want to fish. After I having her use a hiking stick when...
Forum: General Fly Tying 02-02-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,866
Posted By Kytroutbum
I started tying in the early 60's as a kid in...

I started tying in the early 60's as a kid in Michigan. I got a "boxed kit" for Christmas. I and a friend tied for panfish on a local pond and dreamed of catching Trout on flies. The Herter's Catalog...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 12-12-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Kytroutbum
Memories! As a kid in SW Mich, I remember my dad...

Memories! As a kid in SW Mich, I remember my dad going to the local hardware when a new batch of "cane poles" came in. He'd spend a good part of morning very methodically selecting a number of poles...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 12-11-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Kytroutbum
duckypaddler- thanks for the heads up on the...

duckypaddler- thanks for the heads up on the Tenkarausa. Planning on going back to work for USFS outside of Yellowstone in 2014, I have envisionments of possibly trying it on the headwater of Soda...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 12-10-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Kytroutbum
What percent of the time do you use tenkara...

What percent of the time do you use tenkara compared to "regular" rod and reel?
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 12-10-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By Kytroutbum
Opinions on Tenkara use in the park?

Santa has asked for help, so I placed an introductory Tenkara set on my list. Looking at a 11 ft. 5:5 action or a 12 ft. 6:4 action. Has anyone tried it in the park- above Elkmont or Abrahms my usual...
Forum: Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States 11-05-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By Kytroutbum
Passed on that board for you. You're a class act....

Passed on that board for you. You're a class act. Hope he gets it back.

Randall Sale
the Kytroutbum
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-07-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Kytroutbum
Jose Wejebe killed in plane crash

I just saw this on another board and confirmed in with the Naples News that Jose Wejebe was killed in plane crash in Florida Friday. I really enjoyed watching his "Spanish Fly".
Forum: General Fly Tying 03-23-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Kytroutbum
Join the club- Both mydaughter brought home a...

Join the club- Both mydaughter brought home a couple of batches of cute kittens from college. Went back to school and left them with us. After some major issues they became OUTSIDE cats until their...
Forum: General Fly Tying 03-23-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By Kytroutbum
realistic caterpillar fly

There was a discussion a few months ago concerning tying "caterpillars" . I came across this thread this morning on FLYTYINGFORUM.COM. Scrolling down under REALISTIC FLIES, look up "simple...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 03-19-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,153
Posted By Kytroutbum
One of my fellow camp hosts in the Greater...

One of my fellow camp hosts in the Greater Yellowstone used nothing last summer except traditional wet flies or a hair wing form of them. He did fantastic using them as searching patterns in some...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 01-03-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,582
Posted By Kytroutbum
Hooked On Fly Fishing You've opened a topic of...

Hooked On Fly Fishing
You've opened a topic of much great debate. I "carry", also, a canister of COUNTER ASSAULT bearspray! My 12 ga. with 00 buckshot and slugs is too bulky to carry fishing (:>)....
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-29-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Kytroutbum
Invest in tying lessons!! You will actually save...

Invest in tying lessons!! You will actually save money over time. Also, Get a couple of A K Best's Tying DVD's. Welcome to the ADDICTION!
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