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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Walter1023
Re: NEW Dave Hughes Wet Flies Book 2015

I'm in the middle of that book right now.....and it is a very good book which I highly endorse. I bought it about 2 weeks ago along with Sylvester Nemes' Tying the Soft Hackle Fly - which includes...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,265
Posted By Walter1023
Re: 4 wt. Rods

My Hardy 9' 4wt Zenith is so insanely wonderful to fish for dries (I called it my magic wand because the fly goes wherever I visualize I want it to go) that all my other 4 weights have been left...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-21-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Orvis Hydros Trout HD - Any try it?

I didn't know they launched that i have orvis hydros 3d on my 4 weight zenith just about the sweetest line i ever cast.....which i could find more on clearance
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-18-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Humbled

The Beaverkill can be a challenging river at times. I generally have success with either black ants or soft hackle style flies I fish dry (or damp...in the surface film). Going small sometimes...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-18-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Measuring casting distance

For my own practical purposes I would measure it from where I physically stand ( my feet/legs) to where my fly lands. I say this because if I'm casting to a trout 65 feet away .....I may only need...
Forum: Northeast 08-12-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Swift River Massachusetts Trip

I have never fished the swift but a lot of "regular experts" talk the same way about the Farmington.....I've even heard of some guys using 9x and sz 28 hooks ?....and many regulars go the "small...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 08-11-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Maxine McCormick, age 11

This sounds awesome...and as a few others have mentioned.....IS THERE ANY VIDEO HERE ??? I would think National Championships would be taped. I have always felt the Fly Cast in and of itself...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-09-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Orvis HD Hydros Power Taper

The fish won't care or hear....generally fish are alerted by the movements you make while in the water (wading, bumping against rocks) as they can sense that.....or a fly line (especially on sunny...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-04-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Walter1023
Airflo Ridge Supple Tactical opinions?

My prior SA VPT thread expanded to include this line - and Throssing had commented in his experience the lines started to sink ? I just got 3 of these lines on clearance from Sierra at...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Beaverkill

I second the recommendation for the Delaware River - especially the West Branch which has been off the charts. The last few weeks that river has been unwadeable due to a unintended leak from an...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,410
Posted By Walter1023
Re: $2485 will almost get you the "essentials" to fly fish

OR......$248.50 if you buy awesome quality gear on clearance or closeout like I do. LOL
Forum: Northeast 07-30-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Farmington River dry Fly Brown 7/27

Troutwitted - its well upstream from Greenwoods or even the Church Pool - its the Campground area.
Forum: Fly Lines 07-29-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Walter1023
Re: SA VPT Fly Line

I bought this Airflo first a few years ago at a much higher price.....I enjoyed and liked using it but my love affair was brief as I made the mistake of taking it small stream bushwacking (ie: it...
Forum: Fly Lines 07-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Walter1023
Re: SA VPT Fly Line

Hi Geordie I used the line once so far and really liked it.

I also just brought 3 of the same lines at Sierra for $28 each Airflo Ridge Supple Tactic - Peach color....in weights 4, 5 and 6
...
Forum: Northeast 07-28-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Walter1023
Farmington River dry Fly Brown 7/27

I fish this awesome river often and catch many beautiful trout - bows, browns and brookies - but this 17" brown that took my sulphur dry yesterday morning was clearly a wild fish and so beautiful he...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-26-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Ever just loose your cool?

and by that same summary - let us not forget that MANY countries only have their liberty and freedom - because its understood if their asses get in a sling from oppressive enemy powers -- big Bad...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-26-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Ever just loose your cool?

Europeans need to learn that their PC navel gazing, multi cultural self inflected guilt trips are why they no longer rule the world. Maybe they will rethink that, because really, what is it like when...
Forum: Northeast 07-26-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By Walter1023
Re: White flies on the Housatonic

English.......the white fly hatch which is epic on the Housy is really a non event on the Farmington. I fish the Farmington with regularity and sometimes you have to go small......I tie my sulphur...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-22-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Walter1023
4 Weight Zenith closeout

I was surprised as I just saw Fly shop Closeouts has a 9 foot, 4 weight Hardy Zenith on sale for $317 - 50% off the retail cost.....just a smidgeon less than I think I paid for mine over a year...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,274
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Tippet Rings- Tired of High Cost?

I use them exclusively and I fish a lot of pressured technical water and apparently - the educated trout I fish don't have a problem with how I deliver the fly with a tippet ring involved... A few...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Walter1023
Upper Delaware East Branch 7/15 DRY FLY report

I had a truly extraordinary day (for me anyway) on this incredible river system. I started off with my best fish of the season on a dry fly....a colored up 20" Brown who took my ISO emerger....I...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 07-14-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Walter1023
Re: A few unique fish that stuck with me

Wolfglen.......I would love to view that vintage footage if it were available ....that is amazing. I always feel that some fallfish are almost equally as beautiful as some of the Graylings I've seen...
Forum: Coldwater Articles 07-11-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Walter1023
A few unique fish that stuck with me

I've had a successful year so far catching beautiful browns and bows when I head out for dry fly action....and I take pix here and there but these 2 underdogs are my favorites 1) My...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Walter1023
Forum: Fly Rods 07-03-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By Walter1023
Re: If i break my Xp?

My Sage XP is also my favorite 5 weight.....so I would assume they still have some on hand or else maybe they give you the VXP...which I have not cast. My preference would be for the "original" so...
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