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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-11-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: heavy duty bass flies

They look great and durable. My only concern when it comes to my bass flies are weight. I used to throw really big cork poppers and between the weight and the wind resistance of the cupped face...
Forum: Flies 07-28-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Fly orientation.

I would echo Dan's sentiments. The fly should be tied in the manner in which you want it to "swim". For example, a Clouser is tied to ride hook point up therefore if you tied it olive over white,...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-28-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,406
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: 9' vs 10 foot rod

Frank, thank you. That was helpful.
Forum: Fly Rods 07-28-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,406
Posted By Pittflyguy
9' vs 10 foot rod

Hey all, I was hoping to get your expertise. I am looking to purchase two new rods this year. A new 9 wt for salt and a 6 wt travel rod for fresh and light salt as I travel much for business and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-25-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,941
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Carp Flies for Mass Carp?

Reynolds and Befus swear by the clouser swimming nymph. I have had some good success with black wooly buggers myself. Good luck... gotta love brown lining!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: catfish and crappie

I had to smile at your catfish post. I have been fishing an urban creek near my home and it is loaded with cat! This one took me to my backing a week or two ago (6 wt). I was fishing for Carp and...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Bass!!!!!!!!!!

If you are throwing a 5 or 6 weight, try Gurglers instead of large bugs. They can make just as much of a top water presence but are much much easier to cast eve on a 5 wt. Good luck!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: small mouth flys for murky river?

I fish a very murky urban stream near my home for smallies and this pattern has worked really well for me. Not sure if it has an official name or not as I took things I liked from various other...
Forum: The Fly Cast 07-18-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Beginner needs some help

Great advice from Frank B! Try your local fly shop. You would be amazed how helpful people can be if you ask. (as long as you start buying your gear from said shop!!!)
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: am i the only one that doesnt like to catch fish with teeth?

117, I second McFly... buck up and bring some hemo's, boga grip, shark gloves, etc.... if none of that works, you may want to stick to blue gill and sunnies! :-)
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-17-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Frog Imitation

I will second the earlier comment. I am a huge fan of gurglers. They are easy to tie, inexpensive, and most importantly you can cast them much easier than most of the traditional foam popper...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-17-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Pittflyguy
Massive Cuda

He took me into my backing twice before I brought him in!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-17-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Smallies

RM,

It is just an old Pleuger. I have two of them now sitting in my gear box as I just purchased a Lamson Konic this week and am in love with it. Thanks for the fish comment, Gotta love it when...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-16-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By Pittflyguy
Re: Smallies

I have fished them both on a 5 and 6 weight. The only reason I prefer my 6 weight is that I can throw weighted flies further and cover more water especially if you get a windy day.
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