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Forum: Flies 05-23-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By atanger
Re: Cork Poppers: Hook Install?

riptide: thank you for sharing, I made my 1st cork popper and I pushed the hook directly through, it's pretty snug most likely since I wound a good amount of thread and I applied some cement 1st. ...
Forum: Flies 05-20-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,708
Posted By atanger
Cork Poppers: Hook Install?

I am new to fly fishing and thought I would try my hand at making some some poppers for warm water fish and need some insights on how to place the hook? I was planning to insert the hook through the...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-14-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By atanger
Re: Leader: Straight or Tapered (warm water fish)

If I wanted to submerge my flies could I use braid for the tippet section?
Forum: Fly Lines 05-13-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By atanger
Re: Leader: Straight or Tapered (warm water fish)

I'm going to build a couple of these especially since I already have all the lines.

thank you!
Forum: Fly Lines 05-12-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By atanger
Re: Leader: Straight or Tapered (warm water fish)

Thank you for the explanation especially regarding the benefits of a tapered leader. If one chooses to use mono, is a tippet necessary?
Forum: Fly Lines 05-12-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By atanger
Leader: Straight or Tapered (warm water fish)

I've been searching up&down the site to get ideas about what leader to use for bass and pan fish and there have been strong opinions that bass are non discriminate and are not line shy, if that is...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-10-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By atanger
Re: Newbie who needs fly line recs

I could not recall there names, but all were using "skagit" tfo rods and one gentleman in particular gave me some great advice, he told me he writes for saltwater fly magazine of some sort.
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Forum: Fly Lines 05-09-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By atanger
Re: Newbie who needs fly line recs

Gerry, I'll be a member very shortly. Ironically I met some members over by chrissy field last week, all were using speys, and they told i missed an epic event, the spey tourny. I might head down...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 05-09-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By atanger
Re: San Francisco Area Fishing Advice

I am new to fly fishing, actually just ordered some gear, but have been fishing in San Francisco and the Bay for while. The stripers are def in the Bay and in the Pacific Ocean (schoolies)...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-09-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By atanger
Re: Newbie who needs fly line recs

I'm a real fan of Loomis rods as it's my primary brand that I use for conventional fishing. Heard many good things about the "older" IMX fly rods and decided to take the plunge. I did purchase the...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-08-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By atanger
Re: Newbie who needs fly line recs

Forgot to put down that Justin is "out of stock" on the 5wt lines. Should I put a 6wt line on my rod, I'm not really sure how the dynamics of going up a line weight on a rod.
Forum: Fly Lines 05-08-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By atanger
Newbie who needs fly line recs

Hi all, I'm from San Francisco and just purchased an Allen reel(heard many positive reviews and great value) to mate with my Loomis 8'6" 5wt IMX. This is my first go @ flyfishing I'm really...
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