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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Walter1023
Re: Fast Action rods

The underlying mechanics of my cast does not change regardless of what I'm casting...only my timing. When I'm on the water I may be using my Sage XP 5 weight, My Hardy Zenith 4 weight - sometimes...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-14-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Farmington River, CT....a close 2nd to the Upper Delaware

The Farmington Trout can be very tough at times...outside of the Upper Delaware - its probably the 2nd toughest trout river for me - its a tailwater..."some" (not most) of them are wild - and they...
Forum: Share Patterns 08-14-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Walter1023
Re: CDC Black Flying ant

Hey troutnut......I use regular cdc full feathers. The brand i use is trouthunter......I found they are the best in my opinion
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Likes and dislikes

I like targeting big wild trout with dry flies.....the kind of fish that regularly get fished for and are hard to catch. The most frustrating feeling is thinking I've got their number and then not...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-12-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Farmington River, CT....a close 2nd to the Upper Delaware

Hit the same river yesterday a day full of browns and rising trout...but this guy was my biggest I normally don't beach a fish but the next photo I took shows him after I quickly rehab'd...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Walter1023
Farmington River, CT....a close 2nd to the Upper Delaware

I went solo on 8/4/14 to the farmington ....which as a dry fly guy is my favorite river ever. I've only fished the Northeast so I can't attest to what is out west.....but in this area the Upper...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Walter1023
Re: First Guided trip on the Jefferson!

That is one awesome sounding trip !!!!
Forum: Share Patterns 08-04-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Walter1023
Re: CDC Black Flying ant

Yes.....after I dub the rear body I simply tie in a CDC feather as a wing ....just like if I was tying on a caddis wing)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-03-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Upper West Branch Delaware Dry Fly fishing 7/30 7/31

as an FYI I just posted the CDC Black Flying ant I used to get my finicky brown under the "share patterns" forum .....here is my fly of choice if i was only allowed 1......
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Forum: Share Patterns 08-03-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Walter1023
CDC Black Flying ant

I'm certainly not providing any new insight here.....but if I could only fish 1 fly this would be it.....there is just something about ants that drive trout crazy.
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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-01-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Upper West Branch Delaware Dry Fly fishing 7/30 7/31

Mainly sulphurs...the hatches were strong each day and all day from late morning through the evening (sx 16 thru 20..with some sz 14 cahills mixed in)......but my biggest fish taken would not eat my...
Forum: Share Patterns 08-01-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Rusty Spinner soft hackle

Thanks. I've had some mixed results.....for instance I used that fly for ISO hatches last year on the Upper WB Delaware and caught a beast in very slow almost still water who had all the time in the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-01-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Upper West Branch Delaware Dry Fly fishing 7/30 7/31

No guide was involved my friend Rich has 2 pontoons so we floated from the town of Deposit down to the Hale Eddy Bridge. That river system is just unbelievable....you can find risers throughout the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Walter1023
Upper West Branch Delaware Dry Fly fishing 7/30 7/31

This is the most awesome river I ever fished.....Me and my buddy were able to land only a few pigs on dries each day as well as some smaller fish. However a lot of people you talk to on the river...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-27-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,188
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Hardy Zenith rods

I go between a Ross Evolution reel and an Allen Trout reel.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,188
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Hardy Zenith rods

I'll simply say that I have a lot of 5 and 4 weight rods....My favorite 5 weight is my Sage XP.....no longer in production. I pretty much ONLY dry fly fish now....my favorite 4 weight rod (and my...
Forum: Share Patterns 07-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Hen Hackle Sulphur I like to fish dry

Thanks so much Jaybo...I appreciate that. I actually started tying 5 years ago and quickly determined that taking shortcuts worked for me.....hence a lot of my tying isn't traditional and I use...
Forum: Share Patterns 07-26-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Walter1023
Re: ISO Soft Hackles i like to fish dry

These are so visible its not funny. They seem to stay afloat remarkably well....once its wet its really a simply drying out with a cloth...maybe into the dry fly shaker but I never use any...
Forum: Share Patterns 07-26-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Walter1023
ISO Soft Hackles i like to fish dry

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/ISO_Soft_Hackles.jpg

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/ISO_Soft_Hackles1.jpg


for my upcoming trip to the Upper...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Cabelas L tech review. Wow!

I have the 9 ft 6 weight and agree.....absolutely awesome and for the sale price - best quality I ever got compared to money spent - .............but its not even CLOSE to the love I have for my 9...
Forum: Share Patterns 07-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Walter1023
Hen Hackle Sulphur I like to fish dry

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/1200w520h1mimg_53cf998d498ad.jpg


Hook: Any sz standard dry fly
Thread: UTC 70 tan
Tail: Split antron
Abdomen: Clark & Coats...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-20-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Ross Evolution and Zenith

not sure about the color but you just nailed my favorite combo of all time....my 9' 4 wt Hardy Zenith paired with my Copper colored ross evolution reel..........I have copper because it was on...
Forum: Fly Lines 07-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Floating Leadres and Tippet

I use Rio Mono 9 Foot leaders tapered to 3x.....sometimes cut back slightly and then add tippet ring....then add some 4x mono...some 5x mono...and finally my final tippet material of 6x fluoro (which...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 796
Posted By Walter1023
Re: My fishing buddy is a snake!

that was a neat video we always here of big predatory meat eating brown trout eating small snakes......this guy is turning the tables on that one.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-02-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By Walter1023
6/30 WB Delaware River dry fly action

Me and my buddy Rich Pontooned Monday....we bit off a little more than we could chew by putting in at Deposit and exiting the river at Balls eddy....so we did more rowing than fishing...live and...
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