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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-23-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By qualey99
Re: Where do you fish?

My saltwater fishing is south Louisiana marsh for reds and speckled trout, with clousers (either chartreuse/white or olive/white) and spoon flies (red & gold) and poppers. Also fish lower Alabama in...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 05-08-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By qualey99
Re: Lafitte Redfish

Thanks guys, This trip was back at the end of March or early April, I can't remember. My 2 son-in-laws had a great time, as well as me. The red fishing in the marsh is usually really good from...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-13-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,717
Posted By qualey99
Lake Gilmer , Texas fishing report

My son and I spent the day Saturday on Lake Gilmer in Texas. Water was 61 degrees with this last cold front, so the beds by mid-day only had males on them, and they had severe lock jaw. We threw...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-03-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By qualey99
Re: Hckf 2

Thanks Cliff,
My daughter, who is a lawyer in New Orleans, and expecting her first child and my 3rd grandchild was 4 years old, and we would go out there on Sunday afternoon, eat tamales, and dance...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-03-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By qualey99
Re: Crappie Fishin

Hookem,

If the crappie are shallow, in the top 3 ft of the water column, your system will work great. I would use white, yellow, or chartreuse wooly buggers, in small sizes. You may want to get...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-03-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By qualey99
Re: Hckf 2

Cliff,
Is that in Helotes. I used to take my kids there on Sunday afternoons when I was a resident in the early 80's. Had the best Tamales I ever ate. also check out my thread about Lake Gilmer...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-03-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By qualey99
Lake Gilmer Question

For you guys from Texas, have you done much fishing in Lake Gilmer. My son and I are going over there the day before Easter, and I have never fished it before. I have heard that they have a lot of...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By qualey99
Lafitte Redfish

We had a good day on Saturday out of Lafitte Harbor south of New Orleans. When the wind got over 30 mph I quit trying to fly fish and went with plastic on a spinning rig, but I got one really nice...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-26-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By qualey99
Re: Dog Dubbing question

OK guys, you convinced me. I am in New Orleans this weekend, and going out of Lafitte for reds on saturday, but when I get back home, the dogs are going to get brushed. I also have a chocolate lab,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-26-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By qualey99
Dog Dubbing question

I have 2 german wirehair pointers for bird hunting and duck hunting. They develop a very dense dark brown very fine undercoat in the winter, and when they start shedding it or when I brush them, I...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-25-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By qualey99
Re: Lake Fork Report

RTC,
Lake Fork is huge, and most of the land around it is private. It would be very difficult to fish without a boat. I would stick to smaller bodies of water, even if you have a float tube or...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By qualey99
Re: helios fly rods

I have a 4 wt mid flex 8.0, and I just purchased an 8 wt tip flex 9.5 that I am picking up on 3/26 and taking it to the marsh south of New Orleans on 3/28. I made the decision after casting one on a...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-24-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By qualey99
Re: Lake Fork Report

This is Rob's fly that we caught these most of the fish on. It was very successfu.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By qualey99
Re: Lake Fork Report

Thanks guys. Yes, Rob Woodruff is the consummate pro. His advice is great, and he doesn't laugh when I really mess up a cast. His biggest compliment to me was that when I made a mistake, I knew...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-23-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By qualey99
Lake Fork Report

I fished Lake Fork on Saturday. The cold front last Wednesday has pushed most of the fish back off their beds again (second time in 2 weeks), but I managed to hook 6 bass, and got 3 to the boat. I...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-18-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By qualey99
Re: How Do You Fish Lakes Effectively?

Hookem,
Even though I am an LSU fan and you are obviously a UT guy, I will throw my 2 cents in. After I left home in 1971, and did not have the money for a boat, I bought a float tube. I used it...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-16-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By qualey99
Re: Nice weekend

The stringer was supper for us last night. Ponds require culling of fish to keep them in balance, and so I do not apologize to the catch and release people for eating our catch. With an electric...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-16-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By qualey99
Nice weekend

This my first attempt to post pictures, so if unsuccessful, maybe Frank can explain once again what I did wrong. Fished for a half hour Saturday morning and got a nice bluegill and a nice bass. ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-14-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,035
Posted By qualey99
Re: Sage bass rod

Well, I am an average weekend warrior who has recently purchased a Sage largemouth rod. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to use it on Caddo Lake in Louisiana, and after about 2 hours, I switched...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-12-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By qualey99
Re: Warming Up, Topwater and Bigger Fish

Txbevo,
Sounds like you are having a blast. Where in Texas are you? I am going over to Fork next weekend, and hope to have pictures to bring to the board after that trip. You are right, it is...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-11-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By qualey99
New 3 wt

Good morning guys,
Sunday evening I got out my 15 year old St Croix 3 wt to catch some bluegills out of my pond, and managed to snap the top 2 feet off lifting an 8 oz bream. Oh shucks, that means...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-06-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,484
Posted By qualey99
Re: Flounder on the fly

Swirl,
As an Oral Surgeon, I am going to have to pass on the smoking suggestion, but I will take time to watch the clouds before starting my retrieve.LOL When we fish the surf in Gulf Shores, we...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-04-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,484
Posted By qualey99
Re: Flounder on the fly

Thank you all for the suggestions. Last year my wife caught 4 flounder in the surf right behind the house we were renting on a lead head jig with a gulp shrimp, but I have had a really hard time...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-03-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,484
Posted By qualey99
Flounder on the fly

Every year we spend the 4th of July week in Gulf Shores, and usually fish for specks and reds. I would like to seek out flounder this year, and I have never targeted them with flies before. Any...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-03-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,911
Posted By qualey99
Re: redfish/trout in galveston area

Jack,
In Louisiana the most consistent fly seems to be a spoon fly. I don't know if it works in Texas, as I almost never hear anyone from over there using it. They come in gold and red, and you...
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