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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 09:59 PM
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Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: What have you been tying today?

Gonna try a couple of these on fall smallies. Partridge collar, mohair body, plastic eyes.
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Forum: Flies Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: I have a challenge...

I tie a streamer ,,size 10 and 12 for crappie,,,that I use black marabou or rabbit for tail,,,gold chenille body,,and black head or black bead head,,with a undersized grizzly hackle collar,,,,,,,call...
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: tfo bvk/croix imperial??

I have a bvk 5wt,,and an imperial 4wt.........I believe the Imperial to be a better performing rod.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-19-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 190,269
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: What have you been tying today?

Big Jim,,,I'm guessing that with the plastic eyes one gets for tying,,the hook hangs to the bottom in the water ? Do you tie the eyes on the underneath (barb side) or on top of the hook when using...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: I could'a gave them all away

Well,,,after being informed by a nurse friend today that it is 'strep' throat and not straph throat,,,,,,I came back to tell you I was dying of mis'named disease lol
I hate it when the women are...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Crinkly Hair

Maybe its somehting like this stuff

Hareline Para Post Wing | J. Stockard Fly Fishing (http://www.jsflyfishing.com/hareline-para-post-wing)
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By fly_guy12955
I could'a gave them all away

You can get sick enough that you'd give your last possession to feel better. Got a dose of staph throat from our grandson. Talk about feeling ucky..put staph throat on a 58 year old ex champion and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-15-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

That is one buggy looking feather!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-14-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Best way to tie a woolly bugger?

I too mostly use the large feathers off my dry fly capes if i palmer up the body. Sometimes, I'll use soft hen hackle and just do a collar and picked out my dubbed body to make it look buggy,,and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-13-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 190,269
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: What have you been tying today?

That bottom one is a quill version of a 'yellow and partridge'......kinda a personal slant on that fly. I hadn't tied or used,,the yellow and partridge till lately..but I tell ya,,it's a fish slayer...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-13-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 190,269
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: What have you been tying today?

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Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: The Night Owl Fishing Thread;

I never sleep till the wee hours so expect me to contribute. Nice pics Ard,,gets the blood pumping !
Forum: Fly Rods 09-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Inspection of new fly rod

You paid good money,,and for that price you expect a visually correct rod at least. I'd take it back,,send it back,,etc....and ask for a replacement.
I did on a Superfine,,,the front section had a...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Orvis cork and ring reel seat

I like them. After learning the proper way to seat the rings, they are as secure I guess as insert and tighten reel seats.
Forum: Fly Rods 09-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By fly_guy12955
Guide wear

Any of you have any issues with ANY of your rods having excessive guide wear ? Are some lines harder on rod guides than other lines. I fellow fisherman mentioned that he had a CT that had some guide...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By fly_guy12955
It's that time again

I'm needing a new 4wt wf-f fly line to line up a new rod,,,and really like Rio Gold......do any of you know of it being on sale any wheres at this time ? Another premium like perhaps on sale or at a...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Nice Echo rod or Orvis Clearwater combo?

He doesn't like Orvis rods.

On the other hand, I LOVE Orvis rods and gear.

You buy what YOU like,,not what one of us like,,as you will be the one fishing with it.

I don't know about...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: A Con Game...Beware

I'd pursue this with a vengeance. Uncalled for.
Forum: Fly Rods 09-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Orvis Superfine Touch: What size?

In my opinion,,it's the best trout rod I've ever handled. I have not had the pleasure of fishing a Winston WT..but I hear good things of them too.
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 464
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: It's Larry's birthday !!!!

Happy Birthday to ye, Larry.
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Cemetery ponds, acceptable or no?

Someone mentioned taking strolls by the cemetery. I used to do that at night with my GF. Then I'd say 'did you hear that....!?'

Always good for a close snuggle huggle !
Forum: Other Gear 09-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Need advise on a fishin' satchel

I use this bag. Search the site,,they have gas mask shoulder bags too. Like Jim,,I'm a bit of a redneck no matter what label I'm wearing.

Buy Adventurers Survivors Shoulder Bag ,Fatigues Army Navy...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: $500 Rod Option?

S and S, I prob missed it,,but what new 6wt did you get ?

Mike
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-02-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 60,914
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Brown Trout Pics

Veryyy nice browns,,and very nice photos.
Thanks !
Forum: Fly Rods 09-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,572
Posted By fly_guy12955
Re: Is there that big of a difference? Old vs. New

Thank you, S and S. You are right,,sometimes I tend to use 'Far and Fine' when I actually mean 'Superfine'.........I'll try to be more careful of this in the future as not to confuse any rod...
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