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Forum: Fly Rods 07-27-2014, 05:54 PM
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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: 4,816
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: 154
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: 80
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: 80
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: 386
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: 154
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: 12
Views: 391
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: 454
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: 759
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: 128
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...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-20-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By Walter1023
Winston Passport Clearance at cabelas

I broke my own vow......I need another flyrod like a hole in the head ...but as Cabela's has all the Passports on clearance for $139 (vs. $239) and I had a $20 off coupon if I spend $150...
Forum: Share Patterns 06-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Walter1023
Sulphur Emerging Dry...its that time of year

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/sulphur_2.jpg

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/sulphur_2.jpg

Hook: 14 TMC 2488
Thread: Tan 70 denier UNI...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By Walter1023
Farmington River, Housatonic River, CT.

6/2/14....my 2 favorite rivers in Connecticut .... I hit the Farmington during the day....and on my way home the Housatonic is the 1/2 way point so the evening hatch suits me just fine. 2 pix of...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-28-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Walter1023
Re: 5/27 Beaverkill River Browns taking March brown dries

PAUL....all I can say is WOW.....thank you for sharing your memories - that is absolutely awesome....The Catskill Fly Fishing Museum has a section dedicated to the Darbees. I would love to have a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-28-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Walter1023
5/27 Beaverkill River Browns taking March brown dries

had a great day yesterday on this legendary river.....


http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/beaverkill_5_27_3.jpg
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Forum: Entomology 05-17-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walter1023
Re: I got confused about Mayflies

Hey Ard....those 2 anglers were both right (or wrong) since entomologists have reclassified that species anyway into the same bug....Maccafertium vicarium. The fact I even know that has not helped...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Why is my leader tangling on forward cast?

I always remember Lefty Kreh's comment at a fly casting demo......there are only 2 kinds of people that don't ever get tailing loops:

1) people that don't fly fish and
2) Liars
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-14-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Good day of dry fly fishing Farmington river 5/12

the only name on the net says "solitude" so that must be the brand name I bought in online a few years ago on sale can't remember from where
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-13-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Good day of dry fly fishing Farmington river 5/12

RipTide the flows are Key.....I watch the levels like a scientist.....when they are way above 600 cfs leave your dries at home (IMHO)...or you'll find risers in slack areas you'll never reach with...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-13-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Walter1023
Good day of dry fly fishing Farmington river 5/12

Tested out my soft hackle spinners and my Hardy Zenith 9ft 4 wt ......both performed up to snuff. This has now become my favorite rod to cast simply a pleasure and easy..... fortunately the...
Forum: Share Patterns 05-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Walter1023
Rusty Spinner soft hackle

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/515/10342505_788157231209022_7007923361326660073_n.jpg


This is what I love most about fly tying.....experimenting. I dare say I no longer tie any...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Walter1023
1st dryfly trout of 2014....less than 1 hour from NYC

hit the Cross River Sunday....its a strange year when I have to drive south (instead of north to the Catskills) to feed my addiction.....finally got some surface activity
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,746
Views: 173,527
Posted By Walter1023
Re: What have you been tying today?

Hey Flyguy......you don't have to convince me that those flies catch fish....nothing at all to chuckle about..they are fishy for sure !!! I feel bad for guys that don't have them in their flybox... ...
Forum: Flies 03-23-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Walter1023
Re: a few thorax style dries sz 14

Thanks Guys Yes the wings are CDC,,,and I leave a little clump when I cut them off for the thorax area. CDC is my favorite material.....my translation from French is CHEATING DAMN...
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