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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ben664
Re: Vibram sole replace ? Is it possible ?

Ok guys, thank you. Maybe it's better change the boot for the next season.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By ben664
Vibram sole replace ? Is it possible ?

Hi guys!

I bought a pair of Simms boots in 2011, with Vibram soles.

I changed many time the studs and cleats, and the sole is now ready to change.

is it possible to change only the Vibram...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! Yesterday, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By ben664
Re: Switch reel question?

I would go with a Mirage Orvis (If you can afford it). I tested it this year on the Salmon River, with a nice steelhead, and perform just nice.

I have a Alpha 3 (Allen) and it's nice, with a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,111
Posted By ben664
Re: It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?

Nice pictures and read guys !

No secret for me this year ! My best trip was last month (Nov) on the Salmon River NY. Yes, the water level was LOW, Yes it was CROWDED, Yes it was f****cold, BUT ,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By ben664
Re: A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Hi Jaybo;

You're helping me a lot !

I'm now thinking about spring time on the PM.... (streamer fishing for steelies and big browns). It will be different than my Salmon River fall experience !...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By ben664
Re: A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Thanks guys , for your replies. When do you think the steelies are in "good" number on the PM ? (late oct or Nov ?) Sure I'd like to have a boat trip one day... but only one on 10 days fishing. If...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By ben664
A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Hi guys !

That's it ! I'm back in France, after 13 days of fishing on the SR. This year was different than last year (350 cfs and 1 000 cfs last year), lot of people, due to a very bad salmon run....
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By ben664
Re: Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Indeed !!

Salmon River fishing: Small chinook run this morning, lots of steelhead in the river | syracuse.com...
Forum: Northeast 10-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By ben664
Re: Pulaski NY Steelhead Gear

Hi Mike ! Welcome to the insane world of Chrome ;)

Rod: Like Eastfly said, you can't go wrong with a 10'7 wt. This year I have a switch rod 11'3 7 wt. If you want to fish this time of year,...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By ben664
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-01-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By ben664
Re: Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Last year I've been there from Oct 18 th to Oct 31th. Frist days was very crowded. Fair weather don't help. Last 2 days was nice.

I don't care about salmon, but steelhead !

This year, with...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By ben664
Re: Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Nice !

Thanks for replies guys, Hope you're right Randy ;)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By ben664
Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Hi guys !

I'm looking every day for reports from Pulaski, and it seems this season start is very low.

Someone says "No major Salmon run this year"

Is the lak of salmons will impact...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-14-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 972
Posted By ben664
Re: First morning in Michigan.

Nothing compare to the Salmon River zoo....

I'm not familiar to PM, but I'd like to plan a trip next year for steelhead.

For the Salmon River or the Oak NY, the "big" run usally start end of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By ben664
Re: Davy Knot and Double Davy Knot

Nice thread !

Here a video test with the doble Davy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBnuYu9P6yU

Anybody is using this knot for steelhead ?
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By ben664
Re: Snake...update...

Hi JP !

It's look like a "couleuvre vipérine" La couleuvre vipérine, Natrix maura (http://serpent.cheloniophilie.com/Fiches/Couleuvre-viperine.php)

I see a lot in the Pyrenees. As olds mens...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By ben664
Re: What should I buy ? Simms Headwater or Orvis Sonic Guide Waders ??

The real test for me will be this fall on the Salmon River waters .....
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 07-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By ben664
Re: Floating tip?

This year I tried a new toy. Switch rod (11'3 7 wt) with a Rio Switch Chucker line, without the shooting head/running line connection.

Impressed with the results, and how easy is to cast.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By ben664
Re: 2 videos on Fly flyfishing in Basque Country

Sure T Moen is the master lol

I watched this video (Heads or tail) like 10 times...

Your video is nice too, more "classic" shots. By the way, it looks like Slovenia he ?? :D
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By ben664
Re: 2 videos on Fly flyfishing in Basque Country

Nice.

Any exemple of what you're talking about ? I'de like to see a video

It's always good to learn about people who know !
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By ben664
Re: 2 videos on Fly flyfishing in Basque Country

Ok, I can understand. Now the big deal is: Or keeping fishing with a Gopro on my chest pack, or only filming with a real camera....

I'm not a pro
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By ben664
Re: From Salmon River NY to Pere Marquette MI

Nice.

Thanks for replys guys.

Also on the Salmon River, when the water is hight, it's almost impossible wading more than 60 yards.

The reason I ask, is because on almost every videos of the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,044
Posted By ben664
Re: How long does it take from your home to the water?

Here in France,

5 min to the river. But I prefer driving 1 hour and have better succes.

next trip will be 7h plane + 3h drive (Pulaski).
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By ben664
2 videos on Fly flyfishing in Basque Country

Hey guys

Here videos I recently made of fly fishing in basque country.

The 2nd one mostly with switch rod.

Part 1 https://vimeo.com/98108527
Part 2 https://vimeo.com/101561779
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By ben664
Re: From Salmon River NY to Pere Marquette MI

Well, I think you'll be hooked ! Be prepared for good and also bad fishing days. Some days you can have more than 20 hook ups, and others 0.
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