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    Re: fly rod question.

    Another vote for the Redington if you can't test them out, their rods have never disappointed me.

    HF
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    Re: Tahoe Trout Rescue

    I saw trout unlimited's post earlier, crazy to look at...
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    Re: Upper Owens

    :thumbsup: Alright!

    Ill put up a report next week when I get back

    Tight Lines,
    hainesfisherman
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    Re: Upper Owens

    Thanks CC, sounds good to me. Maybe a few Crowley cutts moving up? Heard the Caddis hatch is going strong around midday, maybe some bwo's. I know its artificial only, not just fly fishing, so does...
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    Upper Owens

    Anyone have anything current on the upper Owens? Heading up next week for a bit to do a bit of C&R fly fishing. Trying to figure out which access point is best right now and if its Benton Bridge,...
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    Re: Drifting with meal works.

    Meal worms are a great choice if there is decent visibility or better. I believe they look like some type of aquatic nymph, maybe a large caddis, to the fish. The key will b to keep them towards the...
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    Re: Winter bluegill headaches

    There is one thing I can think of that is definitely worth a try, a lot of ice fisherman use them they are called spin jigs. Since you can see the fish I am assuming they are directly below you so...
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    Re: Spin Fishing is Cheating?

    I'll use anything that is working and legal that I find fun. If its not fun its not worth doing. Too me fly fishing is extremely fun and a real art form if done properly, but that doesn't mean that...
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    Re: Type of line?

    I use vanish 4lb and have never had a problem, I find it stronger than mono but you must replace occasionally or cut off a few feet as it does degrade some. Knot technique is crucial though. If you...
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    Re: Crushed it at Lafayette 12-7-14

    Lafayette doesn't rent boats with motors, you can bring your own electric trolling motor and attach it to the boat ad the water tends to stay reasonably clear, the only problem iss the occasional...
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    Re: Fishing the Backcountry?

    Trinity alps have thee largest back country trout on average in the state, a personal favorite for a reasonably easy hike is the shadow lakes trail near devils post pile in mammoth, there are a few...
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    Re: Crushed it at Lafayette 12-7-14

    How much weight do you guys use when drifting at Lafayette? dependent on wind speed i'd guess?
    Great report as usual:)
  13. Re: Carsons and w. walker July 27- July 31

    Hot flies were:
    Copper John #16, #18
    Frostbite #14
    Parachute grasshopper # 14
    Yellow BH caddis # 16

    Hot Lures and Bait:
    Chartruse and White garlic power eggs
    Grasshopper mini jigs
    crawlers
  14. Re: Carsons and w. walker July 27- July 31

    Days four and five were spent again on the west Carson where the water had gone up due to the storms. On the fourth day I only managed 6 fish from all the bridges combined, which may sound spoiled...
  15. Re: Carsons and w. walker July 27- July 31

    Day three: I finally got one of the fish on a fly to net and also set my numbers record when I hooked 10 and landed 9 more fish on a grasshopper mini jig in about 1/2 an hour.
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    Later in the...
  16. Re: Carsons and w. walker July 27- July 31

    Day two brought a cold early morning but several more fish most coming on jigs and power eggs. The nicest of the early morning was this #2-3 bow. I also lost many fish on the fly rod, they kept...
  17. Carsons and w. walker July 27- July 31

    Day 1: Arrived from the bay area at around three in the afternoon and on my way in stopped at a few of the West Carson spots. The first spot for the trip was the Hope Valley CG where I saw only one...
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    Re: Little Help Here?

    Try an aerial mend before your line even lands to start with, I'm sure there are instructional vids on youtube
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    Re: Silver, Caples Info?

    Caples Lake: Fishing really well for fly rodders! Buggers and Calibaetis seem to be working the best. Look for dry fly opportunities in the evenings and fish the Dam areas as well as the back side...
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    Re: Hope Valley W. Carson

    I'm going up sunday to the carsons and walkers for a few days I'll write a report when I return. Hopefully the water will have fully cleared by sunday. Mono county is planting #3-5 fish in the west...
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    Re: Big Pine on August

    Big pine creek should be fine depending on water but if it gets down low you'll have to sneak up from downstream.
    Good luck
  22. Re: Another Try at the W. Walker - 07/15/14

    Yeah it does and thanks CC I'm heading up on the 27th to the 30th
  23. Re: Another Try at the W. Walker - 07/15/14

    How long do you guys think it'll be till it's fishable there and on the Carsons?
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    Re: Alpine Again - 06/27/14

    I'm hoping to make it up later this summer, fingers crossed. Gotta love Alpine county, I hope there are some fish left for me!
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    Re: Lafayette report

    I was more impressed by the number of trout, i tried for a few hours with PB and power eggs, even some crawlers and only got the one, a little guy. Ho did you get them? Maybe i didn't find any...
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