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Forum: Member Introductions 07-19-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Hello from South Carolina

Where are you at in South Carolina?
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 34,929
Posted By zug buggin
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

My latest purchase is Dia Riki 700B a 4x long streamer hook with a 20 degree down turn shaft
. I'm going to weight the top with a tunguston head and some araps of lead and get my Pats Rubber legs...
Forum: Southeast U.S. 05-25-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Moving Home...sort of

Welcome home!!! American by birth, Southern by the grace of God
Forum: The Fly Cast 04-10-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,905
Posted By zug buggin
Re: New to fly fishing.....need casting advice

sounds like you're rushing your forward cast and the line is now where near extended so the rod is not being loaded.......Dont make the mistake I did get lessons before you teach yourself a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,146
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Are Fly Fishers More Friendly Than Spincasters?

Within the brotherhood of fly fishing I think fly fishermen tend to go out of their way be helpful and friendly but I think as a group fly fishermen are by far the least tolerant of other fishing...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 03-17-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Use of 'Roundup' for weed control, new concerns?

This is total bull ****!! First they genetically modify a food plant to be tolerate of Roundup then start spraying it with Roundup to kill weeds in the planting THEN complain when the chemicals...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 03-04-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By zug buggin
Need help with Eastern Pennsylvania suggestions

Georgia boy here going to be in New Jersey for 4 weeks, I'll be able to head towards Allentown easily but driving is not a problem as I'll have 3 days off every week. I am totally unfamilar with...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-02-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By zug buggin
Forum: Share Patterns 02-26-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Is the Clouser Minnow the most versatile streamer?

I'm all about a Woolly Bugger, best streamer ever
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-25-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Fly Tying Thread Comparison Video

Good info, I'm a "there's a difference?" tyer. My thread is a mixture of UTC and UNI and I like the way UTC flattens out. For the small stuff I'm usually use UNI 12/0, for nymphs its normally UNI 8/0...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-11-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Rod Weight vs. Tippet Size

You're over thinking the situation, and you will quickly get buried with a 101 ideas. For general fresh water fishing balance the tippet with the fly / trout shyness / size of trout expected and dont...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,141
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Do you like to fish alone?

I prefer to fish alone, I use to hike into the Chatooga backcountry for week long streches, never saw a soul all week, that was before the Delayed Harvest section ruined the river from popularity
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,793
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Age of folks on the forum

52 here, I started trout fishing upon moving to North Georgia, my buddy and I were convinced we could clean out a stream with a spinner so we both bought fly rods to make it more challenging. That...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-19-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Orvis Superfine Carbon 8' 4wt - reviews?

this is a past thread

I've searched and read many reviews and have yet to read anything negitive about this rod
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,153
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Coming Clean Pt. II: hairwing530 UNLEASHED!!

Dang glad to hear it!!!:frogdance
Forum: Southern U.S. 12-20-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Rod/reel rec for the Clinch

It depends at what water level you are fishing, low water its a midge river with small tippets and small flys #18 thru #24. During higher water its a streamer river so pick your rod accordingly
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Columbus, GA/Chattahootchie river

check out North Georgia Trout Online, its a good fly fishing forum similar to this one but concentrates on the southeast , mainly North Georgia, East Tennessee, and West North Carolina. Also try...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-10-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Mutant rubber legs!

Its a mutant alright but I'd bet it'll catch fish
Forum: Fly Reels 10-03-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Okuma SLV 7/8 vs 8/9.

I dont think there will be a noticeable difference in the weight, I'd go with the larger size reel for the extra room
Forum: Fly Lines 09-29-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,532
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Hand-tied tapered leaders

try using the surgeons knot instead of the blood knot, it uses less line to tye the knot
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By zug buggin
Re: World Fly Fishing Tournament

I fish to get away from all the things that a competition brings to the river
Forum: Saltwater Articles 08-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By zug buggin
Ft Lauderdale help

My job is sending me to work in Ft Lauderdale for 3 weeks. I know freshwater bass fishing but want to get into salt/brackish water. I've got a TFO TiCr 8wt but dont have access to a boat so it'll be...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-23-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,879
Posted By zug buggin
Re: What is Scientific Anglers doing with their fly lines?

The older Orvis Gen 3 line now the Orvis Hydros lines are all I use for floating WF trout lines for me it kicks RIO golds butt
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By zug buggin
Re: Required to fence or post private property?

It doesn't matter here in Georgia, private property is private property. It doesn't matter if posted & fenced or not it's trespassing, in fact you must have written permission from the owner
Forum: Member Introductions 08-11-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By zug buggin
Re: New guy from Atlanta

Welcome Griffen
West of Atlanta here, you chasing bass or trout? Give me a PM if you have any questions
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