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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing Today, 05:03 PM
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Posted By jaybo41
Re: LL Bean Waders or another brand?

I had a set of Beans that lasted me 4 seasons. I got leaks in them after 2 seasons but never send them back as I needed to repair them while on a trip and they were fixed after having done so. The...
Forum: Fly Reels Today, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Galvan Grip

I don't have any personal experience to share, but I'll be sure to follow the reviews and progress of the new reel. For context, I own a few Galvan reels and I've not had anything but good...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 02-06-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Costa 580p Peninsula sunglasses

I'm all set on this color lens but this is great deal for somebody looking for an upgrade of their shades. I hope they find a good home soon, somebody needs to snatch these up.

This is $10...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-06-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 730
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Choosing the Right Thread

Veevus is great thread and I use it often to tie flies with but it all depends on what I'm tying. My experience has been that I've not found anything that splits better than UTC threads and for a...
Forum: Other Gear 02-06-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 718
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Wading- How do you protect your smart phone?

I use a LIfeproof case when I'm fishing or riding my bike and have been plenty happy with them other than the need to get a new one each time you upgrade a phone and the dimensions change. Before I...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-05-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By jaybo41
Re: HBD jaybo41

Hey Ard,

Thanks for the birthday wishes. Better late than never works for me buddy, it's the thought that counts:)

So I've tied up a few flies and just snapped a few quick photos of the pile...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 01-31-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Engraving on Abel nippers

I'm not sure, but I wouldn't hesitate to give them a call and ask.
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-30-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By jaybo41
Re: HBD jaybo41

It was pretty cool to log in tonight and see this :thumbsup::thumbsup: No fishing for me today, it's been a family weekend but in true tackle junkie style, I did pick myself up some Costas today. :)...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-17-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 620
Posted By jaybo41
Re: How Often Do You Tie?

I tie year round. Part of it is filling holes for something I'm missing from my box but also for fun. I don't mind buying flies, in fact I often do, especially when going to new destinations...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-15-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Question from the newbie

I'm pretty much the same. Mostly 14's but a few 12's and 16's too. It is however worth your time to look at some local hatch charts because I've fished quite a few streams where little black caddis...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-15-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Peak rotary Midge jaws

I swap them out when I need to but use the standard jaws as much as I can. If you're tying small, they very much worth the investment but you can easily get away with the standard jaws down to at...
Forum: Fly Lines 01-15-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Treating Airflo lines ?

Mild detergent in a warm water soak or when on a trip and I'm in need of a clean, a cloth damped with warm water works for me.

With Airflo lines, I've found their Whizz Lube to be better than...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-10-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Best applicator?

Bug Bond, straight from the bottle's applicator tip. If I need to move it around I'll use a bodkin or the rotary function of the vise.
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Never fly fished

Hi,

Welcome to the forum, I think you'll find this to be a great place to learn. There are a lot of really knowledgeable and helpful folks here.

You can spend a small fortune or you can...
Forum: Stillwater Fly Fishing 01-07-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Leech pattern materials

I'm another one that likes simi seal leeches. A little of that material on the body goes a long way. I tie a marabou tail on mine.

Bead chain eyed leech is another good one. marabou & flash...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 01-06-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,555
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Fluorocarbon...Fact or fiction?

I agree, I always have Seaguar FC with me when I'm fishing for steelies. That's the best stuff I've used, I've got lots of confidence using that on the business end. I go back and forth with the...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 01-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 38,527
Posted By jaybo41
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Jerry it's great to read that you've sent off more packages and you are tending to wrapping hooks again. :thumbsupu Considering the quality of the contents of the boxes you're producing, a modest...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 01-06-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,555
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Fluorocarbon...Fact or fiction?

John, my first thought is that it's good you didn't share this before you were selling the fluoro:)

I am a fan of fluoro, always have been. Mainly due to the fact that I'm fishing subsurface and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Winter bibs under waders!

siege, good call on the hand warmers, I've always got some of those with me too. All it takes is one dunk to ruin your day on the water, or worse. All it takes is one dunk to wish you had a dry...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Winter bibs under waders!

Liner socks or thin merino wool socks when it really gets cold. Over that, always merino wool or alpaca wool socks. Some sort of poly layer as the base layer then wool over that. With those two...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-03-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By jaybo41
Re: New to tying

Welcome to the forum. There are a lot of very knowledgable and great people here as I'm sure you have experienced by now. Those are some great looking flies, especially for some of your first...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-31-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Never too soon to start tying for next year's salmon season!

Beautiful flies Gary. I've been working on a few myself and can appreciate the amount of time you've put into those. Mine look like a measly handful compared to that pile-o-flies you have going...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Snake Guides and Ice

It's one of those things that you have to deal with when fishing in colder weather, but I've used Stanley's Ice Off Paste and have been pretty happy with it. Lip balm works OK too.

Some have...
Forum: Other Gear 12-30-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Fishpond Nets

Ard nailed it, the larger hoop will give you greater versatility. I'm convinced you can handle either the El Jefe or the Mid Boat Net, there is after all 3" difference in the hoop size between the...
Forum: Other Gear 12-30-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By jaybo41
Re: Fishpond Nets

I guess the first question that comes to mind is: Is there potential for you to use this net in any other situation other than the "local waters" you describe and if so, what size stream/fish might...
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