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Forum: Fly Rods 06-23-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,117
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Your Fly rod brand of choice

As mentioned comparing Henry's Vehicles to The Generals ( Holdens down here) I have no loyalty to any Rod Makers & like others here I also have many Brands.
In reality A Fly Rod is a Tool & which...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-15-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Fatal Attraction

Hi Eunan.
As Usual A great well tied Fly.
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 06-15-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Another Newbe Question - Why does my ferrel get stuck

Don't worry most of us have had Ferrules Stick & as mentioned occasionally waxing really helps many people I know use Candle Wax which I've also used however The Johnson Floor Polishing Wax which you...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 06-15-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: First trout on fly rod - SWVA

Looks as if you are Hooked as well typical of small streams & as we all have seen The Small Fish usually beat The Larger ones to The Fly & as mentioned The Small Fish are better Marked especially The...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-15-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 956
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: 2-4-6-8 what do you appreciate?

Like many others here I also have far too many Rods as in the last 6-8 months I've added another 6 ..5x5 Piece Rods & 1 X 6 Piece + 2X 5 Piece Blanks which I'm still to build.
The Rods Wts I have...
Forum: Fly Fishing Knots 05-07-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,682
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: What knot you use for tying Streamers to tippet?

When Streamer Fishing I use a different set up to normal fly fishing Length of 20lb Braided Leader to act as A Shock Leader with Loops on either End I then attach on A piece of 10- 15lb Mono about...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: What did you do with your convential gear when you made the switch?

I still have many Spinning Reels & Rods plus 2 Huge Tackle Boxes full of Lures which I used including The First item I bought when I Started my Apprenticeship in The early 60's A Mitchell 301 also...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-07-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Should I buy a whip finish tool?

Like everyone else I've also have 3 or 4 whip Finishing Tools which I've used however I now days finish all my Flies by hand however in reality I've found that using a Whip Finishing Tool you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: R.I.P Casey Wise

Very Sad news to hear as I'm like many others I only knew of him from being here with us all.
40 Years of Age is far too young of age for anyone to leave & pass on.
RIP Casey .
Best Wishes &...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,275
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Camping mattress pad?

Hi jayr.
As The Old Saying goes" Been there Done That" as over The years I've tried every new one which came onto The Market & as previously mentioned as I remember nearly all Have Failed & can well...
Forum: Entomology 04-23-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Caddis...everywhere!

There's a very similar Caddis over here which hatches & swarms just on dark however they haven't been many Fish rising to them lately as Water which is used by The remaining Power Station is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Affordable 9 weight for a rookie

Incidentally I was talking to a Mate just yesterday who asked me what The Redington Rods were like I told him they are probably The best Value Rods for Money available.
He told me he was Fishing in...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-11-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: New from Wisco!

Hi From Australia & may I also send my Welcome to you.
Cheers as I know you'll really enjoy it here.
Forum: Share Patterns 12-18-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Hi guy's this is my first fly in a while I had a sever stroke

A Nice Fly.
Like Ard I can't remember any of your recent Posts as it's always good to hear from our Vintage Crew.
I hope you are recovering & by your Flies you are getting there.
All The Best...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 11-16-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,178
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Bass Pro considering buying Cabela's?

I can't really see any advantages of The likes of Bass Pro getting Bigger & it'll be interesting to see The outcome in 10 years time if they do buy Cabelas.
We haven't had a local Fishing Shop for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,056
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Flies and/or Supplies for Project Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery (2016)

I'll also join in once again to help PHW & CFR. by the way how many are there usually in each group in Wyoming.
Also earlier in The year I ran into A guy & his wife who also supported The...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 11-16-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Western Wyoming Fall Fishing

Hi Larry.
Some great Fish even though The weather wasn't The best ... it even looks Colder than The same time last year as it was The Coldest winter over here since The 60s Switzerland & Germany had...
Forum: Forum Polls 11-05-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 34,523
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: How Many Fly Rods Do You Own

Since I last posted on this thread in 2012...I had to back check I've only Finished 2 of The 4 Rods I had to Wrap also I've since added 3 x 4 Piece Rods also I've bought 3x 5 Piece Rods so I can...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-31-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Sage VPS info needed

I've had a VPS for 6-7 years which I bought as a closeout for $200 New really The VPS is Virtually The Same Rod made on The same Blank with Cheaper Hardware.
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 10-31-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: How should I add weight to my nymphs?

Hi Mark & From Australia Welcome to The Forum.

Big Tasty.
Bead heads is probably my First Choice then Weighted Bodies Lots of my mates use Tungsten Putty & at The Last Resort Split Shot even...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-31-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 254,613
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Reel Love; the Fly Reel Picture Thread

We all Agree Fly Fishing Is an expensive Past Time since visiting Alaska in 2013 I've acquired 3 of Those Orvis Mach IVs for my New Salmon Reels & A Hardy Ultralite 6000 with Line included at Deals I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,261
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Attacked by a king salmon

I bet you had A good Laugh I know I would.
As we all know it's been known for Salmon & other Fish Species to Swim towards People & I'm thinking The same as Ard Shallow water Tight Line.
I've even...
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-27-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 79,709
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: The Three Word Story;

And Catch Another
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-27-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24,263
Views: 555,665
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: new one word

Detrimental >>> Dangerous
Forum: Fly Lines 10-27-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Liphookedau
Re: Backing Question

Like Greame also from Downunder I've been using Braid for years as I've found that The most of The 50lb Braid is Smaller in Diameter than The 30lb Dacron.
Also buy the good quality Braid as I used...
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