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Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,866
Posted By Plateau Angler
When I take clients out with little to no...

When I take clients out with little to no experience, I tend to fish differently than with an experienced angler. Since it sounds like the author wasn’t an angler, I expect his friend was pointing...
Forum: Fly Chat 02-22-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By Plateau Angler
I fish and tie them mostly in #14-#16. Add shell...

I fish and tie them mostly in #14-#16. Add shell pink to your list of colors to try. Brookies in particular love both hot pink and shell pink, at least here in the Smokies...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,733
Posted By Plateau Angler
I care deeply about native species as much as the...

I care deeply about native species as much as the next person, but until they deal with the root cause (Glen Canyon Dam), this is all ridiculous and a waste of money on the part of the NPS. The trout...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By Plateau Angler
Yeah that won't be bad at all. Can they even do a...

Yeah that won't be bad at all. Can they even do a backhaul at that level?
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By Plateau Angler
I have fished that part of the Gunnison and there...

I have fished that part of the Gunnison and there are some nice fish. This time of year I expect BWOs will be good still although it may be late now for that. Nymphing deep or throwing streamers is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,860
Posted By Plateau Angler
That time of year can be tough with runoff as...

That time of year can be tough with runoff as others have mentioned. Some of the smaller lakes can be really good early in the season though. If it is a long cool spring then fish the Firehole....
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By Plateau Angler
Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Happy Thanksgiving!!!
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,783
Posted By Plateau Angler
The Taylor River catch and release section can be...

The Taylor River catch and release section can be great then if the green drakes have made it that far upstream. On the other hand, it will be crowded so take that into account. The Gunnison in the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,863
Posted By Plateau Angler
I would check with one of the fly shops in Estes...

I would check with one of the fly shops in Estes Park or even Boulder about the ice situation. I'm guessing a lot of the better lakes up high still have ice as they had a very cool and wet month of...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,335
Posted By Plateau Angler
I know exactly where that pond is. Never even...

I know exactly where that pond is. Never even thought about fishing it but feeling foolish about that now. Glad you found a great fish there! Looking forward to reading more about your adventures.
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,986
Posted By Plateau Angler
As long as water temperatures have not started to...

As long as water temperatures have not started to spike too high, swinging soft hackles on the Firehole can be productive and does not require as much skill if some of them want to try fly fishing....
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By Plateau Angler
I would add the Temple Fork Outfitters Bug...

I would add the Temple Fork Outfitters Bug Launcher to the above suggestions. It is a nice feeling rod with a smaller grip/handle and of course TFO has a great warranty.
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By Plateau Angler
I'll add my voice to those waiting for some blog...

I'll add my voice to those waiting for some blog updates! Glad to hear you are doing well and hope you find some time to do some of those great write-ups about your experiences. If you ever visit...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,335
Posted By Plateau Angler
Add Elevenmile Canyon on the South Platte to the...

Add Elevenmile Canyon on the South Platte to the other places mentioned above. Also, if you are in the area and passing through, the Big Thompson in Moraine Park (Rocky Mountain National Park) is a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,456
Posted By Plateau Angler
Are you willing to travel a bit? Sounds like the...

Are you willing to travel a bit? Sounds like the beginning of a possible adventure! I'd head for a tailwater for big fish without the crowds of warmer weather...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,489
Posted By Plateau Angler
Even without getting the birds, it looks like a...

Even without getting the birds, it looks like a great trip just for the scenery!
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,846
Posted By Plateau Angler
This debate is always interesting to me and I'm...

This debate is always interesting to me and I'm always amazed at how many people prefer a short rod for small streams. I rarely fish anything shorter than 8' and will often use a 9' rod even on the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,285
Posted By Plateau Angler
Yes, I use plenty of Aquel at the beginning of...

Yes, I use plenty of Aquel at the beginning of the day and that seems to do the trick.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,285
Posted By Plateau Angler
I just use the regular tubes that come with it. ...

I just use the regular tubes that come with it. I have not had a problem getting it to float what I need such as #12-#14 flies with tungsten beads. If the water is much larger or heavier and I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,285
Posted By Plateau Angler
The New Zealand Strike Indicator is awesome and I...

The New Zealand Strike Indicator is awesome and I use it a lot. For some reason it seems that my clients don't get as many tangles with the New Zealand system and with the pinch-on foam indicators. ...
Forum: Fly Chat 10-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,012
Posted By Plateau Angler
Awesome thanks!

Awesome thanks!
Forum: Fly Chat 10-14-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,012
Posted By Plateau Angler
Sweet looking fly! What's the pattern's name? Or...

Sweet looking fly! What's the pattern's name? Or does anyone have a recipe? I can probably get pretty close but a recipe always helps.
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,296
Posted By Plateau Angler
I'm not the most experienced at night time brown...

I'm not the most experienced at night time brown trout fishing, but have done a little and have researched it a fair amount. It seems that there is a "peak" feeding time, but that a large portion of...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,511
Posted By Plateau Angler
It depends on the machine as some line winders...

It depends on the machine as some line winders are designed to attach the foot of the reel to the winder...
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 06-15-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,916
Posted By Plateau Angler
Good price on a really good fly rod! If I didn't...

Good price on a really good fly rod! If I didn't have enough 4 weights already I'd be all over this.
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