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Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By jayraider
got that fever?

With temperatures on the rise here in Texas and the end of the semester in sight, i am really getting the fever to go fishing. I try to fish as much as i can during the summer months and always plan...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By jayraider
Re: Quick question?

i agree with fishenrg. i believe the human population does far too much damage to our ecosystems all towards efforts to increase productivity. i use soft soap and a wash cloth to clean my fly line....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-15-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By jayraider
Re: Hackle Questions?

the only other advise that i may be able to give you would be to get some hackle pliers if you do not already have some. The other would be to purchase a beginner level fly tying book. This will...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-15-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By jayraider
Re: Hackle Questions?

Hey man,

Try not to let your hackle get twisted up while you are putting it on your fly. I think this is why it is bunching up on you. As far as a wet/dry hackle goes, any type of soft hackle...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-02-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,825
Posted By jayraider
Re: Vises

hey whats up man:

i started tying a few months ago. i got the rotary kit from cabelas, and it works great. i figure if i get better i will get a higher quality vise. it actually holds the hook...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By jayraider
Re: Favorite DRy Fly

My favorite would have to be stimulators & renegades! I am biting at the bits to head to New Mexico rivers. I recently started tying and i can not wait to try my flies out!
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By jayraider
Re: Rod/line weight, catch and release and stress

I do not think going to a different weight of rod will have much to do with the stress levels of the fish. That will be determined on how you treat the fish once it is hooked. Now you may not have...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By jayraider
Re: 4 wt, 5wt or 6wt ?? Newbie help again

hey Hammer84,

i have a 5 wt. and a 7 wt., and usually tend to use the 5 wt. for every kind of fishing. It is not too light for trout and it is strong enough for a bass if you can hook up with...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 11-19-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By jayraider
Re: TXPWD 2007-2008 Trout Stocking Schedule

Hey thanks Big Cliff, it is good to see there will be trout in Lubbock over the holidays!
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By jayraider
Re: Fish injury

That is a very nice fish. It looks really healthy, so i think it will heel with time.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-02-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By jayraider
Re: this vise that vise

Thank you all for your insight. I still have a month or so and the research will continue. I just want my vise to satisfy me because i have always made lures when i was younger, and i know tying...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-01-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By jayraider
this vise that vise

Hey tyers,

I will start tying soon! I have been very anxious to start tying, and my birthday is coming up. I have a pretty good idea that vise will be in my near future. I just really don't...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By jayraider
Re: Fishing shades

I use Bolle "anacondas", they have green lenses and they are polarized. I think i paid 75 for them. I have not had any problems at all with them, they are crystal clear!
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By jayraider
Re: Cimarron River

Well we went out on Tuesday and I landed 3. It sure looked good through there, but they were just not as active as i thought they would be. We might go back out Friday or Saturday, but we haven't...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By jayraider
Re: Cimarron River

Yeah we leave in the morning, and i can promise you i will be up for while tonight. I wish you the best of luck!! Thanks for the link.
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By jayraider
Re: Cimarron River

Thank you all so very much, and Steve, i have read that article before and to be able to experience that would be amazing. Thanks again and i will post once i get back, and let you know how i did!
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By jayraider
Cimarron River

I am about to take a trip to the Cimarron River, does anyone have any reviews or information on this river. I know there is stone fly hatch going on, but i have also heard that a red San Juan worm...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-15-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By jayraider
Re: Dry fly leaders

I will be doing the same thing in a week, where are you going to go? I am using 7.5 ft. 4X leaders. They seem to work fine for my 5wt. 9ft. rod.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By jayraider
Re: What size is your go to fly ?

i am pretty sure that you should not use a small size dry and a large nymph when running the tandem rig. Keep your fly sizes similar because it presents a more natural look. This is only for the...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-03-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By jayraider
Re: Cimarron stoneflies

hey troutmagnet:

I would be very interested in where you are talking about catching cutthrout on the cimmaron. What type of pattern were these cutthrout hitting on. I would also like to know...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By jayraider
brown trout question

Are zonkers, sculpins, or any other streamer type fly work well while trying to catch brown trout. If so, can you use them in a river? Any information on what to use for brown trout would be...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By jayraider
Re: my new 8 wt for steelhead!

I just bought a 7 wieght from bass pro shops and it is a two piece. I can not feel too much of a difference between the two, but i am very new to fly fishing so the validity might be off. The best...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By jayraider
Re: cabelas combos

I was given the same combo for Christmas this year. I could not be any more happy with it. Is it the four piece? Mine is the 6 weight, and i plan to go try the Cimarron River with it at the end of...
Forum: Flies 05-12-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By jayraider
Re: What is the difference, and how much does it matter?

That is awesome, thank you so much for the insight. I had no idea that channel cat would strike a fly. It seems that the wooly bugger is a very versitile fly, i will have to pick a few more up!
Forum: Flies 05-11-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By jayraider
What is the difference, and how much does it matter?

Bass typically eat anything that has a realistic and shinny pattern. My question concerns emergers and streamers. Can these flies be used in still water? As long as it is flashy and mimics well,...
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