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Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By mvtoro
Lance is a buddy of mine. He cleans house on...

Lance is a buddy of mine. He cleans house on rivers. I've also fished with Devin Olsen and even helped George Daniel teach a class on "dynamic nymphing". These guys would all catch more fish than...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mvtoro
This was the 25th anniversary screening I was...

This was the 25th anniversary screening I was talking about earlier in this thread. Very cool to see the film in the Sundance screening room on the actual 35mm. Don't know if it will be seen that...
Forum: Rod Building 11-11-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By mvtoro
I work with a rodbuilder in Switzerland named...

I work with a rodbuilder in Switzerland named Renato Vitalini who has a company called v-stick custom fly rods: https://www.v-stickflyrods.com/

I've been burning artwork into rod grips for a few...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By mvtoro
We're having a big anniversary screening up here...

We're having a big anniversary screening up here at Sundance hosted by Redford himself. I'll be putting up some art there ;)
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 07-11-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By mvtoro
Anybody thinking about an Alaska trip, this is...

Anybody thinking about an Alaska trip, this is your jam!!!
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By mvtoro
Bucksnort, I'm sure that's not what he...

Bucksnort,

I'm sure that's not what he meant. He was almost certianly trying to justify his own puritan elitism. I just like to find the truth in everything I can. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By mvtoro
This is probably true, but not because nymphing...

This is probably true, but not because nymphing is bad.

One thing I think a lot of catch and release fishermen are in denial about is that their's is still a blood sport. We are still going to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By mvtoro
Hey, thanks guys!!! Yeah, Ross Purnell, the...

Hey, thanks guys!!!

Yeah, Ross Purnell, the editor, contacted me a little bit ago about doing this little news piece. The grips have gotten tons of traction and people have been really excited...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By mvtoro
Smith Amber photochromatic lenses cover a wide...

Smith Amber photochromatic lenses cover a wide spectrum is you only have one pair.

The amber is about as light as you can get (in terms of visual light transmission) without going straight yellow...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By mvtoro
With unlimited resources, I'd be totally down for...

With unlimited resources, I'd be totally down for this.

No, I wouldn't experience the sense of accomplishment, but I don't always fish to gain a sense of accomplishment. Sometimes I just want to...
Forum: Fly Chat 05-26-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By mvtoro
He said, "Cantankerous"!

He said, "Cantankerous"!
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,928
Posted By mvtoro
Cool! Are they translucent with an extended body?

Cool! Are they translucent with an extended body?
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By mvtoro
Pretty sure he means stripping action. I've...

Pretty sure he means stripping action.

I've caught a lot of fish both ways, but probably more and bigger fish suspending chironomids etc under and indicator. If you want to suspend deep, get a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,928
Posted By mvtoro
Biological oops that has made three rivers quite...

Biological oops that has made three rivers quite a bit more biologically productive than they would have been. Huge fish. I actually designed a mysis shrimp pattern that Orvis sells now.
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By mvtoro
These are great! I actually preferred the line...

These are great! I actually preferred the line up in IF4 this year (International Fly Fishing Film Festival). Though I may be a little biased as my friends make a film for IF4 each year ("The...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,981
Posted By mvtoro
LOL! I was just about to post something like...

LOL! I was just about to post something like this, but it was going to be more sad and include a photo of what used to be some of those browns.
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,981
Posted By mvtoro
Lots of good brown trout fishing up here in...

Lots of good brown trout fishing up here in Utah... The Provo and Green are as consistent brown trout rivers as any, but my favorite rivers are out where I guide:
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Forum: Fly Chat 01-03-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By mvtoro
You've gotten a lot of views but no answers yet....

You've gotten a lot of views but no answers yet. I think the main reason for that is that there just isn't aren't absolute answers for most of your questions for which is better or best. These all...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By mvtoro
Right on. I'll keep that AZFAT discount up for a...

Right on. I'll keep that AZFAT discount up for a while as you make the tough decisions. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By mvtoro
This is correct. I use pyrography tools to burn...

This is correct. I use pyrography tools to burn the image into the cork. So it doesn't matter if they get wet, etc. You can still fully use your rod
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By mvtoro
Thanks brother!

Thanks brother!
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By mvtoro
Thanks! So far I've just been doing them on a...

Thanks! So far I've just been doing them on a commission basis to rods that are already complete. Now I'm thinking about getting very nice grips and doing the work on them for sale to people...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By mvtoro
Thanks and a X-mas Discount for my AZFAT bros!

First I want to say that I've always appreciated that you guys are among my very first supporters when I started painting.

Stuff keeps getting slowly better on that front: Selling more art,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By mvtoro
No problem... and hey, you never know. Somebody...

No problem... and hey, you never know. Somebody is going to win.
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By mvtoro
Guys, this is the best flyfishing giveaway I've ever seen: NEW ZEALAND

Some of you know I guide and do fly fishing artwork up here in Utah nowadays. It's put me in contact with some cool folks in the fly fishing industry and one of those company's here in Utah is giving...
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