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Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By dewbar
Re: barbless hooks

ya I hooked myself last year in the arm had to go to the hospital to get it out. Was trying to double haul at night didnt work to well. This year i had some flies on the outside of my vest while...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By dewbar
Re: barbless hooks

ya I have just been mashing down the barb on all the flies I tied. I didn't really think it made a big difference. I think ill start tieing barbed again and then I can always mash it down at the...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-07-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,634
Posted By dewbar
Re: New to fly fishing for bass

bass will hit almost anyhting. Best bet is good size streamers or poppers. Black wooly bugger size 6 works great. You can either dead drift it or cast down and across and give it a little movement...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By dewbar
barbless hooks

I started debarbing all my hooks this year and I have been losing a lot of fish. Lost 2 yesterday casting downstream and pulled the hook out of their mouths. Lost 3 today while trying to bring them...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By dewbar
Re: A grim question

for small fish like trout just push their lower lip up towards their back it will break their neck and they will die instantly. For bigger fish bring a knife and stick it through their head. Wacking...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-02-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By dewbar
How important is the wing

Somtimes when i'm tying adams or mosquito patterns I don't tie in the wing because I don't have a lot of grizzly hackle tips. They still catch fish but is it a big deal not having them? Do the fish...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-12-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By dewbar
Re: Where are all the fish

I will will check my local library hopefully they will have a copy but I dont have the money to buy it at the moment. thanks though
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-12-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By dewbar
Re: Where are all the fish

maine and I dont have a thermometer gotta get one. But water is still really cold. id say 35-40 degrees
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-11-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By dewbar
Where are all the fish

I have been out fishing a bunch of times to all the spots I caught them last year. Its been cold but we have had a few nice days. I've seen some midge hatches and a ton of adult stoneflies all over...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-01-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,933
Posted By dewbar
Re: opening day strategy

Went out today it turned out to be really crappy weather. Cold raining and hailing. Fished for a few hours but the water was really high and fast flowing. Hopefully we will get some warm weather...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,359
Posted By dewbar
Re: ree Kindle Copy of Dynamic Nymphing

ok I figured it out.. had to buy it as kindle for free its downloading now. Is there anyone to store it or do I have to read the whole thing today and then its gone?
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,359
Posted By dewbar
Re: ree Kindle Copy of Dynamic Nymphing

I downloaded kindle for pc and tried searching with it and the book doesnt come up. your links don't work for me. I found the book on amazon.com but dont see a way to download it? Help plz been...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-22-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By dewbar
Re: Mottled Turkey Quill Bad Oder?

i asked him he said "Smell is moth balls. It keeps the bugs from infesting the feathers and the skins. Sorry for the smell but with all the feathers and skins I have I need to do all that I can to...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-22-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By dewbar
Mottled Turkey Quill Bad Oder?

So I received some mottled turkey quills I ordered from ebay. They have a really bad chemical smell. It made me light headed. Any idea why it would smell like this?
Forum: Warmwater Articles 03-20-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,850
Posted By dewbar
Re: Arapaima on fly

Nice video very entertaining. Really good looking fish!
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-18-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By dewbar
Re: sick looking trout

I've seen trout like that. Not swimming weird but having white spots and looking unhealthy. I read somewheres that its a parasite but if you cook it good it wont hurt to eat it.. Ive ate some and...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,933
Posted By dewbar
Re: opening day strategy

Im glad I live out in the boonies... never seen anything so crowded
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-12-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,933
Posted By dewbar
Re: opening day strategy

you guys are crazy.. ive been sitting inside all winter theres no way im gonna sit out the first day. Its been raining a lot and the weather is warming up there might not even be any snow left. 18...
Forum: Flies 03-12-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By dewbar
Re: Dubbing ?

super fine dry fly dubbing is waterproof other dubbing is just rabbit fur wich sinks faster.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By dewbar
Re: First time buy and fly fisher! With a ?

This is what I started out with. Shakespeare Fishing Kit - Walmart.com (http://www.walmart.com/ip/SHAKESPEARE-FLY-FISHING-KIT/15908420)
Ive had it for 10+ years and its still in good shape. Its...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-09-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,933
Posted By dewbar
Re: opening day strategy

atleast you caught somthing :)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-08-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,933
Posted By dewbar
Re: opening day strategy

I know plenty of places where ill never see anyone else. Thats what I love about maine. Not many people will walk as far through the woods to get to a stream as me. But last year was my first real...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-08-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 66,018
Posted By dewbar
Re: Brown Trout Pics

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y387/Dewbar/kattiespics092_zpsfa16217c.jpg

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y387/Dewbar/kattiespics087_zpsd3f091ed.jpg
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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-08-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 76,869
Posted By dewbar
Re: warmwater pics

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y387/Dewbar/kattiespics014_zps1dc2fd7c.jpg

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/y387/Dewbar/kattiespics009-Copy_zps8ea43d42.jpg
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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-08-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,933
Posted By dewbar
opening day strategy

Just curious how you approach the first day of fishing season. April first in maine usually still has some snow melting, the water is high and not much bug activity. Where to fish?...
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