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Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By pszy22
Re: Fly Fishing ezine

Pete,

Thanks, I though I had looked all over for the link but couldn't find it. Once you told me it was there, I immediately saw the big bold letters. That sort of thing seems to happen to me...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-09-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By pszy22
Re: Glue for styrofoam poppers???

For smaller bugs, best stuff I've found is flip flop foam. It's cheap, comes in a billion colors, shapes well, and is tough stuff (lasts a long time)
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By pszy22
Re: Fly Fishing ezine

Very nicely done. Do you have an archive of previous issues?
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By pszy22
Re: Tying Knots

One of these tools is a very worthwhile investment. I don't use it while astream, but when rigging gear in the comfort of home, it ties fast, reliable and secure knots -
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By pszy22
Re: Good kitchen knife sharping kit?

These work great - Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmaker Knife Sharpener 204MF

http://www.spyderco.com/pix/products/large/204_L.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,179
Posted By pszy22
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

There are a ton of great videos online. It may actually be easier to learn to play a tune watching a video than it is to cast a fly. Granted, there is a lifetime of info to learn, but you can get...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,179
Posted By pszy22
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

Granted, and some times you don't

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWPysY0Wis0 (Two Guys Absolutely Slaying A Walmart Toy Guitar W/the Blues)
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By pszy22
Re: Senior design project, fly reel survey

THe results of your project are much less important than you learning the process of what it takes to design a good product.

You are doing a great job so far, you understand the need to gather...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,179
Posted By pszy22
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

My most basic perspective with regards to NEED boils down to this (in context of the initial question asked) -

Just like alot of people made alot of music before the advent of electric guitars;...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,179
Posted By pszy22
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

In my mind, I think this is the point of this discussion. There are professional musicians who play very valuable instruments, there are professional musicians who make a very good lining playing a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,179
Posted By pszy22
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

Maybe so, I'm not at that level, of course alot of folks make alot of music and don't use any electricity at all.

Whether it's fishing/music/carpentry/etc, the age old saying applies - it's the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,179
Posted By pszy22
Re: Do we need expensive rod to fly fish with?

I dare say there have been more fish caught on an Eagle Claw Featherlight rod/ Pflueger Medalist (the original issue) combo than any other set up one might name.

It's really not unique to fly...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,435
Posted By pszy22
Re: Free Hooks! - Allen Hooks

Got the hooks today, they look great.

thanks again,
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,457
Posted By pszy22
Re: Nymphing without an indicator

When I saw your question, I immediately thought of the same George Daniel video series previously mentioned.

Here are the next two of the series -
...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-19-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By pszy22
Re: 6'4" or 7'1" rod??

Here's an article you might find interesting -

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair: ''Bob Brunsell (http://www.landbigfish.com/articles/default.cfm?ID=1655)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-16-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By pszy22
Re: Muskegon River

More rainbows than browns, but you should do ok with browns if you target them.
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,435
Posted By pszy22
Re: Free Hooks! - Allen Hooks

Thanks for you generous offer!
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 01-15-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By pszy22
Re: Tenkara Introduction

Not advisable. The problem is the attachment point of the line is at the tip of the rod, there is nothing to prevent the tip section of your rod from becoming separated at the ferule. Tenkara rods...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 01-13-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By pszy22
Re: Tenkara Introduction

That's a great way to think about it. The closest thing I can think of to relate, consider it as a 0/1 wt rod. A 0/1 wt rod is great fun for what it was designed, but it's not the tool you want to...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 01-13-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By pszy22
Re: Tenkara Introduction

What I've found most interesting about fishing fixed length line rods.....

I won't say all, I might not even say most, but certainly alot of folks I've talked to catch just as many, if not more...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 01-13-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By pszy22
Re: ordered a rod, now what?

The good news is tenkara rods tend to be pretty versatile in being able to cast and fish a wide variety of line types and sizes. Ask 25 anglers what their favorite line is, and you'll end up with 30...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-12-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By pszy22
Re: Muskegon River

The Muskegon is a big river with alot of diverse types of water to fish. You'll have no problem catching fish with the set ups you currently own.

You can pretty much find a spot to fish using...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 01-09-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By pszy22
Re: Tutorial for Building Leaders

If you plan on tying up a bunch of leaders, I'd suggest you think about learning how to furl. You probably already have most of what you need to make a jig sitting around the house. Once you have a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By pszy22
Re: Never fly fished

The good news is, you probably already know most of what you are going to need to know to catch fish on a fly. The tough part a true beginner has is figuring out where fish like to hang out. You...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-06-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By pszy22
Re: New Pflueger Medalist

Personally speaking, I'd stick with the original. Most fished and copied reel of all time. One of the true American classics

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e14/pszy22/icon12_zps762012ea.jpg
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