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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-30-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Thanks Diver Dan it is in fact a superb place to fish, navigate and observe.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-21-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,472
Posted By Armando
Re: Spotted Tilapia

I started fishing for Tilapia when i was 6 years in artificial lakes here in Colombia. Always on crickets, now a days Ive used black buggers with short tails and cast them on sight right in front of...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-20-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Yeah thanks Frank

That was fast!!!!

All the best
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-19-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Hi Frank

Yes those are my pics. Funny!

#1 Ep kind of fly, in silver, pearl and green mushy fibers and some kinki hair as abdomen. This are total winners

#2 The same variation in white and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-18-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,040
Posted By Armando
Re: what do you think of carp.

Funny thats still a discussion, at least they are now a game fish-non gamefish discussion than a trash fish discussion.
No fish no animal no human are trash, ever!!

I found carp pretty hard to...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-18-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Huh?? thats funny those arent my fly pics, what happened??
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-09-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Armando
Re: 6 pound male rainbow

Thanks a lot

Colombia has rainbows since the 50s, not endemic, but they did good living here and growing big, depends on the lake but Ive seen 12 pounders 15 pounders and even a 25 pounder!! in a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-08-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Armando
Re: 6 pound male rainbow

Oh yeah you bet, that fight was magnified on the #4, thats the first big fish I've caught on it.
And yes thats tied by me, but not a damsel, those are thin, thats a dragon fly, bigger, fatter and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-08-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Armando
Re: my cousins 14lb largemouth!!

As Frank said, no apologize needed, I agree with Steelhead junky, I was watching the outdoor channel, waiting for a fly fishing show while taking a look at three guys fishing bass and then pikes and...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-08-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Armando
6 pound male rainbow

Hi

I recovered my trout fishing here in Colombia a month ago, this is a dam called Neusa, and its actually where I began flyfishing. Something like 16 years ago. Great place, lots of trout, big...
Forum: Fly Reels 05-13-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,808
Posted By Armando
Re: Italian Wooden Reel

Thats a reel I'd love to own, wouldnt use it, think not but then maybe, but thats a piece of craftmanship I would certainly look at every day.

Amazing!!
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-13-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,057
Posted By Armando
Re: casting angle

Forget about the clock, as Lefty Kreh says... it would be a good thing to buy a Lefty video and check it out.
The 4 principles do work and explain perfectly every thing your doubting on.

Its all...
Forum: Fly Reels 04-22-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,693
Posted By Armando
Re: Why the spare spools?

I do have extra spools in 4 of my reels, but I stopped with that and now have a reel for each of my lines. Not cheap but I am a reel freak and love to watch them.
Most of the time in expensive reels...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,724
Posted By Armando
Re: Hello to all and Peacock Bass Poppers.

Those are great Renato, I tend to carve them as pencil poppers but those look like they bubble and sound as loud as peacocks love.
The painting is great also.
Welcome
I am new to the forum as...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Some of the flies I use, put them on the Griffin patriot cam for proportions.
They tend to be large with big profiles but light enough to be cast long distances. I always glue big eyes on them.
...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Hi Frank

As I told you before used and always do #8 9" fast action rods, this case TICR TFOs
Reels, Redington RS2 9/10, old Redington large arbor 9/10 a Cabelas Deschutes III light enough and an...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Re: Peacock bass in Colombia

Hi
Not at all, as a matter of fact thay are still drying.
Orinoco bassin has the dry season from November to April, right now theres some raining but still no the stormy season.
Forum: Fly Lines 03-26-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Armando
Re: Line wt vice distance

It is all about loading the rod in the back cast, if it happens then your timming is right and the forward cast will achieve what you want. Doesnt matter what rod you are using it always applies....
Forum: Fly Rods 03-26-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Armando
Re: Has anyone fished the TFO Axion?

Hi

The TICR is the fastest rod they make faster than TICRX and so I believe, actually the AXIOM which I thinks is beautiful and fast as well is a little bit heavier than the TICR.
I want to cast...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-22-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Armando
Re: salt water worthy?

Why not? maybe its a superb rod, is it fast, moderate? If not and the first big fish explodes the thing, you only loose 20 dollars
Forum: Fly Rods 03-21-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By Armando
Question on a Sott rod

Hi

I prefer pair numbers on my rods as Ive said before, but I bought this Scott rod a few years ago, wich is number 7 10" to fish with in my float tube.
Been long since I dont use it, its such a...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-21-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Armando
Re: Need help with sweetwater gear

I'll go for the #6 too. I have pair numbers in my rods, 4, 6, 8 and 10. The #8 is my favorite for peacocks, inshore saltwater and whatever needs to be fished on big flies because I can cast all...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-21-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By Armando
Peacock bass in Colombia

Hi I came back from this fishing trip a few days ago.

That in the Tomo river a tributtary of the Ornoco.
Peacocks on #8 , floating and sinking tip. 16 and 8 pounder among many others
Forum: Fly Reels 03-16-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Armando
Re: One Reel That I Can ILL AFFORD To Buy: But It is A Thing Of Beauty

Definetely

TIBOR TIBOR TIBOR!!!!!

I want them all!
Even the spey reel
Forum: Other Gear 03-11-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Armando
Re: Fly fishing gloves

Thanks guys

I am not using The shark line but one of my partners was and he complained about it being too harsh on his fingers by the way he also complaint about the amount of dirt it takes.
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