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by LabRat
Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Fly Swap!
Replies: 52
Views: 22955

Re: Fly Swap!

Great idea Tug.

One suggestion; for the 13th dozen you might consider offering them as a silent auction item for Trout Fest. Contact Phil Dopson for details (contact info on the "contacts" page of the GRTU Web site).
by LabRat
Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:41 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Llano River Flyfishing
Replies: 6
Views: 5757

Re: Llano River Flyfishing

Ag, get a copy of Kevin Hutchinson's revised edition of "Fly Fishing the Hill Country" available at most fly shops or directly from Kevin at Fish Head Press (http://www.fishheadpress.com/). It will give you tons of info about Llano access points as well as our other Hill Country gems...
by LabRat
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Creek Fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 3620

Re: Creek Fishing

Yeah, it is a super resource that induces all kinds of daydreams for me too! Good luck.
by LabRat
Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Creek Fishing
Replies: 5
Views: 3620

Re: Creek Fishing

John, if you don't get anyone offering suggestions, you might pick up a copy of "Fly Fishing the Hill Country"...the latest edition by Kevin Hutchinson is great, with up to date locations including GPS coordinates...
by LabRat
Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Looking to buy a new rod. Help?
Replies: 13
Views: 6685

Re: Looking to buy a new rod. Help?

I have several rods I use for bass...in 6 wts I have a TFO 6' 6" modern glass rod that I love, and a vintage South Bend 7' 6" glass rod for creeks and smaller rivers; an 8'6" graphite Cortland Diamondback (my first flyrod) for larger water. If I am throwing big bugs, I have a TFO Ti Cr 8wt that I pr...
by LabRat
Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: summer trip
Replies: 3
Views: 3722

Re: summer trip

Also, be sure to check the flows on our webpage. I just saw a post that indicated that flows were increasing today to 800 CFS, which is too fast for wading safely.
by LabRat
Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: summer trip
Replies: 3
Views: 3722

Re: summer trip

The only one I know to avoid is the lower Guadalupe...still closed below the second crossing last I heard due to the flood last week.
by LabRat
Fri Apr 09, 2010 8:36 pm
Forum: ColdWater Outreach Conservation Fund
Topic: Los Alamitos Creek Project Update
Replies: 1
Views: 3716

Re: Los Alamitos Creek Project Update

Cool! Thanks for the update Jeff.
by LabRat
Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Opportunity to help a UT Grad Student - *Not GRTU Sponsored*
Replies: 0
Views: 3770

Opportunity to help a UT Grad Student - *Not GRTU Sponsored*

All, I was contacted by UT grad student Laura Nettleton who is asking our charter for assistance on a project at school. Laura is asking for digital photos and comments on those photos to "gain perspective on Texas fishing all around. My objective is to understand the lifestyle that comes with Texas...
by LabRat
Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Trout
Topic: Wading guidelines in higher flows
Replies: 18
Views: 13789

Re: Wading guidelines in higher flows

Yep...flows are now almost 700 cfs....
by LabRat
Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Trout
Topic: Wading guidelines in higher flows
Replies: 18
Views: 13789

Wading guidelines in higher flows

With the lake levels at 909+ now, we can expect flows higher than we have become accustomed to in the last couple of years. The flows at the Sattler gauge are 540 cfs at the time of this post. So let's review the guidelines we all read when we signed up for the lease access program: Safe wading depe...
by LabRat
Mon Feb 01, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: What to Tie at Troutfest?
Replies: 12
Views: 7369

Re: What to Tie at Troutfest?

Mick, I would like to see you tie some cracklebacks...I think I remember you mentioning once that you learned that pattern from it's creator.
by LabRat
Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Type of hooks for midges
Replies: 34
Views: 21892

Re: Type of hooks for midges

LOL...nice...
by LabRat
Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Type of hooks for midges
Replies: 34
Views: 21892

Re: Type of hooks for midges

Hey Mick...do you have any photos of those micro flies with something in the pic for size reference? The smallest I have ever tied is a 22...I can't even imagine a 30... :shock:
by LabRat
Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Ant Fly Patterns
Replies: 6
Views: 7054

Re: Ant Fly Patterns

Jimbo, you scared me..I thought for a moment you said you had caught rainbows on the Guad in parachute pants! :lol:

Can't touch this...