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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By vapor10
Re: Tippet or Bulk Tippet choices.

Been fishing tenkara. On either tenkara or fly, I just use 2-4lb Trilene XL.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 08-08-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By vapor10
Re: Low price tenkara rod

I am by no means an expert. I went with Fountainhead. Really it was the price that got me. I was set to go with Badger, then saw the Fountainhead 11', which I think is the Caddis 330, and it was...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 08-08-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By vapor10
Re: New to Tenkara

I too just joined the tenkara ranks. I went with a 11' rod from Fountainhead. The price was right for me and the guy seemed like a genuinely great guy, so I felt good about supporting his product....
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-06-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,389
Posted By vapor10
Re: furled leader

I dont know man, Ive got clousers that seem to sink pretty darn fast with a mono leader set up.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-06-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,389
Posted By vapor10
Re: furled leader

Cutthroat is great by the way.

I have a question. Im thinking of getting one that will sink so I can get clousers and bunny leeches deep on the lake. Id also like it to cut through the wind a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By vapor10
Re: Leaders??

I dont think what people are saying is confusing.

Go with a furled leader. Tie on piece of fishing line either mono or flourocarbon of about 5'-10' depending on what you like and what size fly...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By vapor10
Re: Leaders??

Save yourself some real money and buy a "furled" leader. Buy it from this guy:

Cutthroat Furled Leaders - Tippet & Thread Tapered Leaders (http://cutthroatleader.com/)

I bought this one:
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

Ive watched 50 or more videos in the past few months.

So I guess I dont know what to say here.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

Im in MN and I fish lakes only. Regular open face spin caster.

Could be for 30 minutes it could be for 3 hours.

I have had no pain. I do sometimes feel like my shoulder is getting more of a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

You may have just scanned my posts.

I do not have a single human being anywhere near me that is fly fishing. At least that Im aware of. Im a member of Isaak Walton here and no one in the local...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

The trouble with asking questions online is people get all philosophical about it. They go off on tangents and lots of times dont even come close to answering the questions.

Having someone...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

Cabelas 6wt, Three Forks reel, Wind River rod, line and backing are on it.

Cutthroat furled leader.

Well over a 100 flies.

Few random mono leaders and rolls of tippet.

Package deal.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

The problem is I go to fish to catch fish, not flick the line around aimlessly. The last two times I have gone its become such a gigantic waste of time and so incredibly frustrating I nearly threw...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

Problem is I have no real help. No clue what Im doing wrong, how to fix it...nothing.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,033
Posted By vapor10
Re: Throwing Larger Flies with a 6wt.....

Rarely do I quit something, but Im quitting fly fishing.

Its almost impossible for me to try and essentially teach myself how to do this. There are resources online, etc, for me to look at but...
Forum: Flies 09-25-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By vapor10
Re: Tying Clousers

How about this at JS


SKU Product MFR Qty Price Subtotal
SM-730020-1105 Lead Dumbbell Eyes - plated (shiny) / small Hareline $1.65 $3.30
SM-730020-1106 Lead Dumbbell Eyes - plated...
Forum: Flies 09-25-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By vapor10
Re: Tying Clousers

So where would you recommend I shop?

---------- Post added at 05:57 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:42 PM ----------

Im thinking of just getting something like this:

JS Fly Fishing:...
Forum: Flies 09-25-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By vapor10
Re: Tying Clousers

These instead?

Lead Eyes-M-24/pkg
Dumbell shaped plain lead eyes. May be used as is or painted. Serves as fly eyes and as a weight. 7/32 diameter. .04 oz.


or


Lead Eyes-S-24/pgk
Forum: Flies 09-25-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By vapor10
Re: Tying Clousers

How does this look:

Remove Qty Description Total

AA Vise AA Vise
Item: 6AAVISE Price: $11.95 Discount: 10%
$10.76
Apply points

UNI 3/0 White Thread UNI 3/0 White Thread
Forum: Flies 09-24-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,928
Posted By vapor10
Re: Buying Flies without breaking your wallet?

Ya'll might want to stop on by Blue Fly Cafe asap....
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,385
Posted By vapor10
Re: Mono vs. tippet size

Thats what Im saying, its such a small difference. I blew like $50 on this stuff and realized I could have done better.

Furled leader $12
Roll of 15lb test flouro $20
Roll of 10lb test flouro...
Forum: Flies 09-24-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By vapor10
Re: Tying Clousers

No tools. I need it all. But I only want to purchase enough to make clousers. This will be my base. I will build on this when Im ready to tie something else.

If there is any online resource...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,385
Posted By vapor10
Re: Mono vs. tippet size

Im speaking only in terms of value. All tippet material is, is either mono or flouro fishing line. Why buy 30yds of it for $5-12 when you can get a spool of 200yds or more for $5-20???

Thats all...
Forum: Flies 09-24-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By vapor10
Tying Clousers

Never tied a fly before but, clousers work well for me where Im at and I want to start tying them.

Can anybody give me a list of the tools and materials I need specifically for clousers and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By vapor10
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