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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-09-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico in December

You really can't go wrong with the Juan, I fish it with a buddy of mine extensively every winter...best fishing when it's cold up there. The fair weather fisherman are all gone and generally just the...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-04-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By fly505
Re: Advice for Idaho in October, Silver Creek/South Fork

Ahh thank you Fredaevans! Tons a of great info, much appreciated.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-04-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By fly505
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-04-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By fly505
Re: Advice for Idaho in October, Silver Creek/South Fork

Thanks for the reply Silver, I've read that this creek will be difficult during the day and welcome a challenge. I fish the San Juan quite regularly and have a love for fishing technical tailwater...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-04-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By fly505
Advice for Idaho in October, Silver Creek/South Fork

Hey all, a buddy of mine and I are planning a trip up to Idaho this October to fish the South Fork of the Boise and Silver Creek...just wanted to pick the brains of those who've fished these waters...
Forum: Fly Lines 05-15-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By fly505
Re: Rio Outbound Short lines

I have the OBS in 9wt w/Int tip for my 909-4 Echo Edge Salt and it indeed is fantastic for quick short pick up and shoot type casts with large wind resistant musky streamers....but any false casts...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-10-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By fly505
Re: Help with Sage VXP decision

I have the 905-4 VXP....it replaced an older Redington that was a bit too stiff for my liking. The VXP in my opinion is a great rod in comparison to what I had, light swing weight, light in hand, has...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-02-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By fly505
Re: Streamer dubbing help

Oh man! Thank you for the many helpful replies :). The blend they use looks like a blend of ice dub, senyos laser and something else...nice flowing and soft dub that make nice smaller bodies and can...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-01-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By fly505
Streamer dubbing help

So I know the guys at fly fishfood have their proprietary dubbing blend "Bruiser Blend" and make some really good looking streamers from them, but does anyone have any idea of a substitute dubbing...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-25-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,732
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

I've fished the Corrales channels a few times, pretty small and tight quarters casting is the name of the game for those areas. Not much room for two-handed style of casting unfortunately. I've been...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-24-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,732
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

Hey Cab, thanks for the suggestions! I have a friend who spin fishes below coopers....lands some pretty nice browns. Gonna have to give it ago in Feb. Thanks again!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-24-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,732
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

He Juan can get pretty annoying at times with the amount of people there for sure :/. CAB....where abouts on the Chama near TA do you suggest fishing at? I've fished the Chama only once below Abuqui...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 01-23-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,732
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

I've fished streamers with some success around the T-hole, you'd be suprise how willing some of the fish are at chasing down streamers :). The shuffle is when you "shuffle" your feet when wading, a...
Forum: Flies 01-18-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By fly505
Re: Great youtube fly tying channels?

Hey there, tightline productions are the best indeed...some other really great ones are InTheRiffle and Flyfishfood...I believe they have most of their vids on there....huge library of patterns :)....
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks! A buddy of mine is headed up to the San Juan, gonna put a few in his box, will report back how it does ;).
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks again for the assistance Larry :). Gonna tie up a few of the cream versions. Tied on a sz 22. The pattern calls for gray goose biots wings, could find any at local shops, but gonna try...
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks Larry for the info :). Let's see if this works. Here is one I tied up, I used small clump fluro fiber and flattened them while applying some superglue, mad a nice stiff flat sparkly-semi...
Forum: Flies 01-07-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

I will defintely once I figure out how to :/....I think there's a tutorial somewhere on this forum.
Forum: Flies 01-06-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Ya I did a search on it as well, I think some superfine lightly dubbed will work as a fine substitute :). At least I think it looks decent ;)...haven't fished the few I've tied yet.
Forum: Flies 01-05-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

So I contacted Orvis to see if they would provide a materials list and they did! A super friendly customer rep sent me this :

Materials:

# 20, 18 200R Tiemco hook is what I recommend and use...
Forum: Flies 01-02-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

You know what....I bet they would too. They are truly customer oriented, have nothing but kind things to say about Orvis. Thanks for the suggestion.

Mark
Forum: Flies 01-02-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Oh man! That's perfect! Thanks a ton, gonna have to head to my local hobby lobby and check em out ;). Thanks again!

Mark
Forum: Flies 01-02-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks for he replies, I'm just gonna have to purchase a few indeed and see what they are mode from. I've kinda came close with black supreme hair for legs and flouro fiber (white) for a wing...
Forum: Flies 12-31-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

The wing is the hardest to identify for sure. Userx, it does resemble a white biot of some sort? Defintely has good reviews, looks like a perfect cripple/adult to fool even the warriest of trout on...
Forum: Flies 12-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By fly505
Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Hi all! Been really interested in tying up this simple yet beautiful pattern on Orvis's website but cannot identify the legs and wing material used?! Anyone have any ideas or have this particular fly...
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