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Forum: Share Patterns 06-16-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By MrEsox
Re: How do you post pics

Will, thank you so much for asking the question that I have been avoiding for a long long time now :p:p
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-24-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Tiger Musky Flies

Just fine, however, I've tried hooks made for soft plastics like you mentioned and have had the hook tips bend over on a hook set. The mouth of a musky and pike are very hard. Since the lower jaw...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-11-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Magic tool

Thanks for the video Frank...I can say now that I will not be using a Magic Tool though, I can see where it would be a great help. When I use large hackles I simply wrap it and wet it as I go to lay...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Florocarbin and teeth

hmmm...knotable wire, that is something that is not known to me. I usually use 8"-12" southbend wire leaders. Since I can get them in that 12lb-18lb test it matches the mono I use very well. I...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-01-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,802
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Wrapping marabou

I do a lot of marabou tying and I can add that I make sure to wet my fingures a little this helps keep the feather pointing back and helps me see where Im going. Also a wrapping tool is a must since...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By MrEsox
Florocarbin and teeth

I do a lot of fly fishing for fish with teeth. I keep getting told to try and switch over to florocarbin line since it is suppost to withstand some of the nastiest teeth around and makes for a great...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-27-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By MrEsox
Magic tool

I was looking on another site about tying craft fur and feathers like hackle. They said to use a magic tool but Im having a hard time finding what a magic tool is and such. Anything anyone?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-27-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,687
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Walleye Flies

Leach pattern, Clouser Minnow, and another one that I do but dont remember the name for are the patterns I use. Only thing is, make sure you can get the fly down to the lvl that the fish can see...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-16-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Anyone tying these?

I ty somthing like the first one you linked...the smelt one...i put my own personal touch to them and their a bit bigger. Their on of my faves for big pike with one day putting 5 40" class pike in...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-27-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Bass Craw

Very nice I too use feathers like that to give me a claw look. Only bad thing is, i always have a hard time getting the weight right. :(
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-27-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Just bought a pheasant pelt and need some help

I guess what are you going to use the feathers on really. If your wrapping the feathers being streight isnt needed. Their are some patters out thier that require the whole feather, but with...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-22-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,301
Posted By MrEsox
Re: TigerMusky and Streamers

Well since i cannot figure out how to post pictures you guys wont get to see the ultimate predator fly’z. Thing is all you need in a musky/pike fly is a lot of movement. Think of this, us musky...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-22-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Big fly fiber tip

OOO Dan...i'm lov'n that middle fly. A Clouser if Im seeing things right. I feel that when doing patterns for pike, bass, and musky things suck as that fly shows are a MUST. I've been work'n on a...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-20-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Some Presentation Super Hair Bugs

Ya i will never be able to do that...:faint::bowdown:
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-20-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Scuds: Antenna and tail or not?

Well if you follow the make to the T, most will tell you to add some sort of feather on the back to give a dark tail. Scuds really dont have tails that are easily seen. Also the antenna are so...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-20-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Big fly fiber tip

Very good idea...but what I often do is take some of those same stuffs but use markers on them. You can get such colors as red, yellow, black, blue, orange, etc in permanent markers. This helps...
Forum: Share Patterns 01-17-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Going to Brown Town

Ive not seen a 20" trout in about 5 years...ah those were the days. Catch'n trout, drink beer, catch'n girls...ah college. I do miss being able to get into trout easily. But, a 40" pike on a good...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-17-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Why Fly hooks only?

Look at the way I look at it...if it is a hook, it is the size I need, and fits into one of my vices, I USE IT. I dont think thier is a warrenty that you would void if you use a salty circle hook to...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-17-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Weed Guard

20-30lb test...color optional.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-05-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Eye Stickers and the best way to stick them

Best way to use the flat ones is by first adding a nice amount of epoxy or epoxy like stuff to the head of the fly. let dry then add a little for a coating to hold the eye in place. if find that...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-05-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Entomology/catching bugs

Ya small nets can be a bummer, but a larger aquatic sampling net would be much better. The long cone and fine mesh helps keep mud out and bugs in. all u need to do is disrupt the bottom upstream...
Forum: Share Patterns 12-30-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Going to Brown Town

very nice looking bunnies...if anything i know a pike will eat them
Forum: Share Patterns 12-30-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,221
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Gluttonous Leech SBS

Thiers a fly patter their?...i cant get past the girl holding a monster
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-30-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By MrEsox
Re: My first clousers

these are one of my fav flies. I tie a lot of them from. I use size 8 up to 5/0 hooks. I drop just about any material that you could find on them. From panfish to pike I do very well with them. ...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-02-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By MrEsox
Re: Zonkers

OOO ya looks like I should read once in a while, dont u think? lol

they are good but, they are not that tuff to ty. If I can do it, U can too. The hardest part is trying to get the amount of...
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