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Forum: Northeast 12-08-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Farmington in MA ?

East,

I'm happy to give you my $.02 comparing the Swift to the Farminton. Keep in mind this is just my 2nd season fly fishing and I've been to the Farmington 3x and the Swift 20x (maybe more). ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 734
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Anyone try the new Air Lock strike indicators?

I've used them since the summer and I recommend them. They are super easy to adjust on the leader and don't cause kinks. My local fly shop (Concord Outfitters) is the only place I've seen them. ...
Forum: Ladies Fly Fishing Forum 12-02-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Support a Finnish fly girl - Fjällräven Polar 2015

Katri,

I tried to vote for you but as I don't have a Facebook account I wasn't able to. Best of luck to you from another Finn (actually a USA native but my Dad was born in Finland)! Watching your...
Forum: Northeast 11-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Farmington or Housatonic? Help plan trip.

I've only fished the Farmington so I can't help with the Housatonic. The Farmy is a gorgeous trout river and it does have large Brown's apparently. I've fished there four times in the past year and...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-14-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Scientific Angler SharkWave Ultimate Trout Fly Line - Stealth

I have shark wave Trout on my 8' 6" 4 weight zenith which I have used about 6 times so far. I like it, the best part is it's so easy to lift off the water to start the back cast.

There is a...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-17-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Ross Evolution and Zenith

I just went through the same exercise yesterday! Charlie at the Evening Sun Fly shop had all the color options. I found the Grey Evolution was the "best" match, black was ok, and green was not good...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-15-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,590
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Black Canyon of the Gunnison - what an S.0.B.

Great write up and spectacular pictures! I spent a year in Gunnison in the early 80's and checked out the Black Canyon with friends. We decided no way in terms of hiking down, good for you and it...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Maine/NH fly fishing guide?

I can attest to two guides in NH, so it depends where you want to go.

First choice is Angus Bozeman, search for Broadside International. Angus is hands down one of the best guides you will...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Alaska Trip Report July 2014

Great write up and photos! Sounds like a true adventure and a great time. I just returned home from a business trip to Seattle and thought the Cascade and Olympics were spectacular but the...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-20-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 9,082
Posted By englishspringer
Re: The Photography Chat Thread;

Thanks for the input Ard. I'll keep a watch on the Lumix to see if I can get it cheaper, otherwise it sounds like a good option.

Dave
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 9,082
Posted By englishspringer
Re: The Photography Chat Thread;

Hello all,

I'm looking for recommendations on a basic waterproof point and shoot camera for capturing my fishing catch and release photos. I checked out the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS25 16.1MP 8X...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 59,303
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Show us Your Photography

Thanks Ard, I'll raise the question on the thread you suggested
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 59,303
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Show us Your Photography

Hi all,

I searched for a thread on good, basic, cameras to use in capturing my adventures fly fishing with no luck.

As I am still a "newbie" at fly fishing I've used my iPhone up till now. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By englishspringer
Re: knots for thin tippet

I use the Davy knot (check out YouTube), which is like a
Reverse figure 8. It's easy, fast, but still strong. I use it on 6x all the time without issue.
Forum: Northeast 09-29-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By englishspringer
Squannacook report

As my 1st year of fly fishing continues, with cooler weather I ventured out to the Squannacook for a few hours yesterday. My experience to date has been the Swift this Summer and the Assabet late...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-31-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Smallie Nirvana!

Jbird, fantastic fishing. Literally a catch on every cast!

can you tell me the rig you were using (what weight is your rod, what size leader, tippet and what kind of fly we're you using)? As a...
Forum: Northeast 08-30-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Stream Restoration Project

Excellent video, sounds like a success! Apart from the difficult permitting & approvals process I'm curious about the cost to do this and where the funds came from.
Forum: Northeast 08-21-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,976
Posted By englishspringer
Re: Swift River Massachusetts

As a "newbie" to Fly Fishing and living in Eastern, MA the Swift is the only game in town in the mid summer. I've been there 4 times since the beginning of July and have learned a few things things....
Forum: Member Introductions 05-15-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By englishspringer
New to Fly Fishing in MA

Hi All, I took the 2 day Orvis Fly Casting school in Manchester VT this past weekend and now I'm fired up and ready to jump in to the sport! I am looking for help with fly rod outfit...
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