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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By ben664
About Salmon River NY: Losing Public Access from Altmar to Ellis North Side of River

LOTAC received an email from a credible person with knowledge of the situation and we may lose public access on the north side of the river just like we lost the south side.

His email more a less...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By ben664
Re: Share your own videos

Oh sure Ard ! sorry, haven't see it !! Thanks :)
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By ben664
Share your own videos

Hi,

Last year, I bought a Gopro. Nothing fancy.

I started to make my own videos, and really like it !

Gopro + sony Vegas+ outdoor = great time for everyone.

This is not fly fishing, but...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By ben664
Re: WHERE THE BIG FISH RISES, Part one Slovenia FULL MOVIE

I've been in Norway years ago (in 2003).

You have thousands of rivers. Some better than others, with graylings, brown trout, sea trout and of course salmon.

I fished the Laerdal, and others...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By ben664
Re: Help me pick a trip: Iceland or Slovenia

PM sent

Take a look at this

Fin Chasers Magazine - the ultimate online fly fishing magazine (http://www.fin-chasers.com/#188)

---------- Post added at 01:18 PM ---------- Previous post was...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By ben664
Re: Help me pick a trip: Iceland or Slovenia

Hi !

Forget Iceland. In may, it's freezing out there, and you'll don't find good conditions. Peoples start to come fishing in Iceland late june until end of august (salmon and charr season). You...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By ben664
Re: WHERE THE BIG FISH RISES, Part one Slovenia FULL MOVIE

I will try to explain you how things are going here in Europe, with few words:

I'm french, and a lot of european (french, english, german, italian) are going to fish in the Balkans (Slovenia...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 03-08-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By ben664
MOW tip question

Hi !

Last month I tried for the first time the new switch chucker / Dually combo, and really like it.

I have a Dually 7 wt, switch chucker 465 grain, and a Light MOW tip 2.5 float / 7.5 T 8 ....
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By ben664
Re: Sarycuse NY area

According to a good friend, Salmon River was on fire last sunday (15 hook ups) with steelheads ans browns.... Lucky guys !
Forum: Northeast 02-21-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,263
Posted By ben664
Re: Need a Good Salmon River Guide

Last oct. was my first trip ever to the SR. I spent 12 GREAT days from oct 19th to oct 30 th.

I take the opportunity of this thread to make a review of my trip, while I'm preparing this year trip:...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By ben664
Re: Great online videos

Not really a teaser (it comes in 2 parts of 10 min each)

Nice videos on this page

Episode 17: Vintage WOTF - Swingin' For Steel 1 - YouTube
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ben664
Re: Tubefly for resident brown trout

Sure Jaybo.

We have also some sea run brown trout in june, and few atlantic salmons (but I don't want to target it, according to me it's a waste of time here in France but maybe I'm wrong !)
...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ben664
Re: Tubefly for resident brown trout

Very nice fly Ard !

I don't have the smal black/yellow/white feather (I don't remember the name sorry !)

But I have white buck tail and black artic fox. I think Mylar also.... have to check ! ...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ben664
Tubefly for resident brown trout

Hi guys !

Here in Europe, trout season is starting soon (in march).

After my Salmon River trip, I have now a switch rod and I started to tie some tube flies

But, before going back on the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
TU?
Views: 296
Posted By ben664
Re: TU?

Hank Patterson's Reel Montana Adventure Episode 1 - YouTube

From 00:00 to 01:00 :welcome:
Forum: Fly Lines 01-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,880
Posted By ben664
Re: Rio Switch Chucker Impressions

Thanks guys !

Yes Hans ! I have a Alpha III size 4 and the line feet perfect !

Jaybo, I'll fish mostly swinging tube flies here in Europe, and a lot of nymph this year in November, for Salmon...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-24-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,880
Posted By ben664
Re: Rio Switch Chucker Impressions

I receive few days ago my new line. First impression, it's a very thick front head !! So thick for a # 7 !! Have a look on the picts.


http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/reel_2.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By ben664
Re: Fly tube shop on the web ?

Thanks Ard ! I'll give it a try :wink:
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By ben664
Fly tube shop on the web ?

Hi !

I'm searching a shop on the Net for tube flies materials, and don't find a good one, except bearsden.com

Any help ?

Thanks
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 01-07-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By ben664
Casting with a switch rod....the "needed" casts

Hi !

Well, that's it ! I have a new switch rod (11'3 7 wt), a reel, and waiting for the line (switch chucker).

Now, I have to practice, and practice, and practice more ....

I've found some...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-06-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By ben664
Re: My First Steelhead Trip Video

The very first steelhead is one of the coolest thing in the world..... I'm addicted too since this fall ! :D
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,364
Posted By ben664
Re: Think its cold now? You 'ain't seen nothing.'

Hey Hans,

South west of France is considered like European California. Enjoy good weather and light clothing girls !! :D
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By ben664
Re: Fishing in France?

Like JP, I can give you informations.

If you travel in Normandy, you can fish for sea run browns, also salmons and residents browns.

There is a river name Touques Fly Fishing in Normandy -...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,364
Posted By ben664
Re: Think its cold now? You 'ain't seen nothing.'

Wooo man !

I'm with you guys ! Here in south west of France, we have almost 54° F ! :o

hope this cold wave will ending soon....
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,553
Posted By ben664
Re: 2014 Fish Goals

1- Discorver (and understand !) the 2 hand-fly fishing with my new switch rod set up

2 - Target big browns in Spain, and fishing remotes places.

3- Fishing with my buddies

4- Get back on the...
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