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Forum: Coldwater Articles Yesterday, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Walter1023
Re: The Upper Delaware River System

I've fished all 3...(the neversink gorge only once though).......and your description is right on. To me personally its the pinnacle for dry fly fishing.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-29-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Walter1023
Re: any tips on fishing slow pools?

Jim.....I should have clarified - in my own situation I'm primarily fishing dries or emergers on or in the surface film - with NO WEIGHT or sighters being applicable. I do some nymphing on rare...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-29-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Walter1023
Re: any tips on fishing slow pools?

Hi Jim:
When I fish really tough slow pools (ie: Upper WB Delaware) my leader is usually 16 to 18 feet long.....tapered down to 6x fluoro (the rest is Mono) I also sometimes degrease my tippet...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-29-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Walter1023
Re: any tips on fishing slow pools?

The slower the pool the tougher the presentation becomes. My dry fly advice is use a long enough leader with smallest tippet you can reasonably get away with. Some pools are so slow they are almost...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Orvis Customer Service

I personally don't own any Orvis rods so I'm neutral put I respect what their company has done.....and I'll share my "second hand story' witnessed first hand. A few years ago I was fishing the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Predicting time of a hatch

I used to keep a daily diary of dates, streams, times, CFS waterflows and exactly what happened....ie: looked like a perfect day but I was wrong..or " I cannot believe how awesome this unexpected...
Forum: Flies 03-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Sparse Catskill Dries

I've seen Dave Brandt tie a few times at either the Arts of the Angler show in Danbury - Or Angler's Den Fly shop in Pawling.....he ties there a few times a year when they have their tying shows. ...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-21-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 402
Posted By Walter1023
Re: If you like a glass of wine be careful what you choose.

So I guess if you enjoy a glass of red and the company of a mature lady -
you have Arsenic and Old Lace
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,167
Posted By Walter1023
Re: "An open letter to America's anglers"

"I'm not an enigma, I believe strongly in conserving two things, our physical surroundings and our constitution.

I believe that the vast majority of these also feel that way, but there are some...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,747
Posted By Walter1023
Re: April Vokey

I watched the free episode of shorelines on the net.....not too shabby. I've seen her before in various videos/shows and I'll say at least she can put her money where her mouth is. It's a pleasure...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-14-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Walter1023
Re: My Favorite Mayfly Dries

Hey Dean MT I never apply any type of floatant to any flies I fish dry. I have a fake amadou patch I simply use onall my flies to dry them out. I like them fished in the film.....but in...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-14-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Walter1023
My Favorite Mayfly Dries

As my thoughts in the northeast turn to images of Hendricksons, Quill Gordons and March Browns gently flowing down the river as Mr. brown awaits them.....I'm starting to enjoy these styles for my dry...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,705
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

I have some Fly fishing stickers on my Rav4....may have to re-think that now.
BUT......THE ONE STICKER I WANTED TO GET BUT EVENTUALLY WIMPED OUT ON WAS A HUGE STICKIE THAT SAID.....

WHIP ME ...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-12-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Favorite BWO patterns

I like the standards 1) parachute on a standard size 18 or 20 dry fly hook 2) Thorax style tie on a TMC 2488 emerger hook with antron for the tail/shuck and 3) Sz 18 rusty spinner tied with...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-06-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Black soft hackle?

I second the Starling have not used my starling ties yet "in the field" but some of the fibers have a dark/black color. I have to think....1) something black 2) something that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,372
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Popular flies you don't like?

Guys.....don't dislike or feel guilty about a San Juan Worm.....just reclassify it is a Caddis Larvae and you'll feel better Just like a bobber is a "strike indicator"....its all in how you...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-04-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Walter1023
Some Henry's Fork inspired caddis

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/500/medium/11021105_953878321303578_929867590622124571_n.jpg


Hook TMC 2488
thread Tan
Body: UV dbbing tan...ribbed with oversized orange...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,105
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Furled leaders: Are they right for me?

Considering the high costs of most fly fishing accessories......spending $4.95 for a quality tapered leader....which is your terminal tackle (ie: MOST IMPORTANT TACKLE).....is a bargain. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,105
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Furled leaders: Are they right for me?

I've tried furled leaders years ago (not Cutthroat brand) but I still prefer my mono Tapered leaders. One standard 9 foot mono leader tapered to 3x lasts me indefinitely because I add a tippet ring...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-04-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Can't afford a Sage . . recommendations?

I got my two high end rods by waiting for them to go on clearance at 40% or more off.....which they almost always inevitably do....and they became Mid priced rods. My Sage XP and Hardy Zenith are...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Fishing in the UK vs. USA

I wouldn't trade our system for anywhere else in the world and I'm generally against the idea of "privatized" rivers/waterways. I would endorse the idea of a revolution against any group of people...
Forum: Other 01-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,564
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Trout Fishing In Germany 2005 "Long Story"

Hey Fred.....I hear you. Its apparently not as perfect as I'd like in all places. I can say specifically about Ct. (I'm a NY resident) that access on their biggest rivers - The Housatonic and The...
Forum: Other 01-26-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,564
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Trout Fishing In Germany 2005 "Long Story"

My family is of German origin and although born in the USA it was my first language as a small child - now of course while I can get by in a conversation a lot of my fluency has been compromised. ...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-24-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Cortland Brook Series 7 ft 3 weight

Thanks for the info....I actually was hoping it was a faster 3 weight so that part at least makes me happy. The couple of streams I had in mind when buying this rod are on the smaller side and...
Forum: Northeast 01-24-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Walter1023
Re: Fishing holiday from the UK

Darans.....I missed this post...I second exactly what loop said. Roscoe is called Trout Town USA.....and while there are no guarantees about freestone water levels of the Beaverkill and...
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