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Forum: Eastern 01-17-2009, 09:19 AM
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Posted By JagXJ684
Chaffey's Lock/Elgin Trip

Hello...I'm going on a trip in early May to the Chaffey's Lock/ Elgin area in Ontario, CA, and I've never been there before. My dad, uncle and grandfather are also coming and used to fish there...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-04-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

The trip was just awesome! We hiked in from Skyline and stayed at the cabin for a few days. We were able to fish all the way down the river, basically as long as we wanted to hike down. The first...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-04-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,055
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: caught my biggest steel of the season.

I caught this one, MY FIRST, last spring in the Rocky River! It was fantastic! It took a black wooly bugger and ran down stream, probably about 75 yards, before I could get my hands on it. This...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-18-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

Well, my trip is soon approaching! We're heading there on Saturday morning, and I was hoping to get a word on how the conditions have been lately. I'm sure we're past the big hatches of the season,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-26-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Free fly tying videos website!

Nice job on the website! Great little video and as a beginner tier, I think you did a great job explaining the steps to tying a fly like that. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 02-10-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

Question: Waders or no waders for the Hughes? From most of the pics I've seen I can't decide if I should wear them or not. Any ideas?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-31-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

That would be awesome if you could send me the link to your trip report! I really can't wait for the trip, I hope the fishing is going to be worth it!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-29-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

I've done a little more homework on some of those cabins and looks like there's a pretty easily accessible one directly on the Hughes River. If anyone knows the Corbin cabin area, any info is much...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Rookie Fly Fisherman Seeking Help

I'm a beginner as well, and I just read the Idiot's Guide to Fly Fishing. I thought it was very good, real easy read, just a couple of days, and covers a lot of information.

Also, read all the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: What discourages you on the water?

How bout some x-ray goggles so we can see the fish in muddy/murky waters???!!!:frogdance :D
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-09-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,769
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Mmmmmm Beer good!!

My beer drinking selections tend to be fairly cyclical for some reason. I'll go through periods of only buying more expensive, better tasting beers, and then go back to old standbuys like Coors...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: new into the sport

I'm new to the sport too and I was in the same position after Christmas. I had family give me a lot of the little things (flies, vest, boxes, etc.), but then they also got me gift cards to Dick's...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-07-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

Thanks all for the info....yeah i'm definitely looking at the spring time for the trip, maybe april or may. I'll have to do a little more homework on these cabins before I make any reservations. ...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-05-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

hey...thanks for all that info...that's awesome! Have you had any experience in the cabins that are run by the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (potomacappalachian.org - Rental Info...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: No frostbite on the fingers

Frank, those are just like the neoprene hunting gloves that i have, and I cut the one finger off, and they worked well.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-04-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,713
Posted By JagXJ684
Fly Fishing Shenandoah NP

I'm trying to plan a camping/fly fishing trip to the Shenandoah National Park area, and I'm trying to see if anyone is familiar with that area. I've read a little bit about the park online and they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: No frostbite on the fingers

I've worn neoprene hunting gloves and was pretty good. I cut the tip off of the right hand pointer finger to keep a feel on the line. They aren't too thick, so you still have good feel, but the...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-02-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: new to fishing, need some equipment

I'm just getting started and I purchased one of the Cabela's combos that came w/ a rod, case, reel, a few flies, chest pack, & some of the handy tools, for about $150 and I'm pretty pleased with it. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: You have $1.5 Million

Assuming it's tax free, I do this:
1. Pay down all debts including mortgage.
2. Invest in tax-free muni bonds to generate 4-5% cash flow to cover all other expenses. That allows you not to work...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-01-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Steelhead slump

I fished it for a few hours for the first time on Sunday and it wasn't too bad. Don't get me wrong, there was a fisherman about every 50 yards down the river, but not on top of each other. Nobody...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-31-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: downloading photos???

First, you can try to save it as a bitmap image(Do "save as" so you keep the original file format as well). Most photos from a digital camera are saved as jpeg's. The image quality when you save it...
Forum: Flies 12-30-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: New Fly Fisherman

Hey all...spent my first time on the river this morning for about 3 hours. Didn't catch anything, but no one was. I'm just glad I was able to practice casting and tying on a few flies while I was...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Fly Tying for Beginners

I am looking at the exact same fly tying kit from Cabelas and I read all the reviews and I just couldn't pull the trigger on it. It seemed like a good deal and all, so I looked around on Ebay, and i...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Waders

Ok all...I've got a question. I just received a new pair of waders and I'm not sure if they're fitting me correctly or not. I bought stocking foot waders and felt soled boots, and when I put the...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 12-28-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By JagXJ684
Re: Steelhead slump

George...you might want to make a trip to the Rocky this weekend. I just read a report at this site: Cleveland Metroparks - Rocky River Fishing Report...
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