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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By hairwing530
Re: The day before it ends.

Cody,

In the coming months, get with me and we'll design a pair of rock-solid fly boxes for the boys next visit. I love seeing photos of kids that are "all-in" when it comes to chasing trout with...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Fishing trip with Son, missed the big one!

Mike,

If I may be so bold, you really didn't miss "the big one." Rather, you caught him some years back, and he now fishes beside you as a 10-year old boy. And, if his "study the water" technique...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-25-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Kevin and concretemuskrat,

Many thanks for the kind words, and for letting me know of the package arrivals. I wish you both plenty of time spent feeling the weighted pull of a good fish. Then...
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 07-25-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Orvis vs. redington 5wt.

I have to agree with jastrout. I've spent the 2016 trout season splitting time between an Orvis Superfine Carbon and the Orvis Superfine Glass, and I really like both rods. And, as jastrout pointed...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,389
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Pics of flies by hairwing530 in action

PM sent your way, hv2fish, including e-mail info as well...

Jerry, aka hairwing530

PS Thanks, guys, for pointing hv2fish in my direction... JW
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By hairwing530
Re: 502 bad gateway when trying to view threads?

I've been getting the "502 bad gateway" prompt as well, even with Firefox. The only way that I could sign off after getting the prompt was to close my browser, then reopen it and come back to the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 319
Posted By hairwing530
Re: My little guy in action.

hokiehunter07,

You're in the beginning stages of one of the grandest traditions of fishing a fly-- father/son or father/daughter time spent astream. All four of my daughters fly-fished, and tied...
Forum: Flies 07-23-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Comparadun vs Parachute

+1 to williamhj's observations. While the differences on the water are very subtle, the trout seem to see/sense it. Like him, I've had days where the fish will inspect my two favorites-- #14...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-23-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

As promised, the four packages have made good on their escape, entrusted to my mail carrier and USPS's Priority Mail system. Let me know when you get 'em, guys...

Hope everyone has a safe and...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-23-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,819
Posted By hairwing530
Re: For The "Salt" & Bass Down Deep...

Denver,

It's always a good idea to pick up a few of the "local" patterns, especially for reference later on. By doing so, if the patterns work out well for you, I can always duplicate them on my...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-23-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,819
Posted By hairwing530
Re: For The "Salt" & Bass Down Deep...

Good Morning, Paul...

I'm always trying to expand my repertoire of "bugs", especially over the last few years. I've been getting more and more inquiries on salts, bass and pike flies, and never...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-23-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Hey concretemuskrat,

On occasion, we've been known to get a "warm spell" in northern Michigan, one during which the temps will bump the 90-degree mark for a few days before dropping back into the...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-23-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,819
Posted By hairwing530
Re: For The "Salt" & Bass Down Deep...

Hey denver1911,

Thanks for letting me know that the flies have arrived. I think you'll have a good time sorting through the lot of them, especially in light of your upcoming trip to Belize.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,389
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Pics of flies by hairwing530 in action

rangerrich99,

Not a problem. Just give my "iffy" memory a gentle nudge when you drop your order my way and I'll be glad to bolster your seasonal supply.

And cochise? I've got one word for your...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-22-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Come tomorrow morning, I'll be handing off four more packages to the USPS, with priority delivery scheduled for early next week. Or, so I hope. And, given the fact that our weather forecast for this...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Thank you!!!

+1 to what wjc said... Kudos to the team for the upgrade!!

Jerry, aka hairwing530
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Fly's by hairwing530..

Larry, sagewind and Rick...

Many thanks for the midday "pick me up," aka morale booster. And, that goes for the rest of you guys as well. I am who I am and I do what I do for a variety of reasons,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Fly's by hairwing530..

It's not about the amount of business, sagewind. I've always placed more stock on the simple fact that my "friends/cronies" cared enough to get involved, no matter their distance from my front door....
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Help name this Piece... Her first trout on a fly rod

Revelations At The River's Edge...

Setting one's mind to catch a 20-inch brown and then doing it? That is the realization of success that brings with it no short supply of revelations on fishing a...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-22-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

lanyard,

"Friends/cronies" always are a welcome distraction. When you're ready for your next box, just let me know...

Here's to a safe weekend astream, with plenty of "fish talk" to be had,...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-20-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Hey lanyard,

The "Streamers 2016" box is listed in the posts just below this one. Basically, the box comes with 65+ streamers in the same style of fly box as the "Miracle 100+" collection, and the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Fly's by hairwing530..

Guys,

Please accept my thanks for all your kind words, both in this thread and myriad other postings. Your kindnesses and generous natures make the long hours at the vise so much easier on my...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-20-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Kris,

Thank you for allowing me to tie/set you up with a pair of "Miracle 100+" and "Streamers 2016" boxes. I'll make sure that I've got you covered for your hours astream.

And, thanks as well...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By hairwing530
Re: A little reel help please... No pun intended!

And, steve and Rip's responses are just part of the reasons why this always will be my "home" fly-fishing forum. Always willing to help... always willing to share their knowledge. Great work, guys......
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 07-18-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 51,897
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Ira,

Thanks for letting me know of the package's arrival. I wanted to do a little something extra special for your wife's first official fly boxes. And, yes, I've never claimed status as a...
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