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Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2016, 09:18 AM
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Posted By ben664
Re: Please some Suggestions for a trip (mainly East) for European angler

** THANKS for your replies guys**

Just check Skyscanner for flight, and it's the moment I will waiting for: France-Chicago for $ 450 :)

So, I will follow my firts choise: Pere Marquette, Big...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By ben664
Please some Suggestions for a trip (mainly East) for European angler

Hi guys !

So here I go !

I fished in 2013 and 2014 (Fall) for NY steelhead on the Salmon River. But, unfortunately, the last run (Fall 2015) was pretty poor. So I stayed at home, but with a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By ben664
Re: Any input on fly fishing in Slovenia?

Ho man ! From Co to Slovenia ! :thumbsup:That is a trip !!

Slovenia is a such beautiful place. I just drove from Italy to Bosnia (and saw a lot of Slovenia) but never fished.

Slovenia is THE...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By ben664
Re: What's happening on the Salmon River NY ?

It's a nice, healthy fish !

60% it's a lot yes. Let see what happens next Fall....

Your bet ?
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By ben664
Re: What's happening on the Salmon River NY ?

Sorry for your waders....

Talking about fishing, yes, it's very slow AND the average size of fish (if you are lucky enough to put a fish on the net), is way under a normal year (lot of 4 - 6lbs,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By ben664
Re: What's happening on the Salmon River NY ?

Waiting for your pics of DA monsters ! :thumbsupu
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By ben664
What's happening on the Salmon River NY ?

Hi guys;

Well, due to my work, I did not make my anual trip on the Salmon River this Nov, and, as far as I know, much better !

Some locals say that there are less than 25% of steelhead in the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By ben664
Great Lake Trib. Steelhead; who fished the Salmon River and the Pere Marquette (MI)

Hi guys;

I'm looking for anglers who fished both Salmon River (NY) and Pere Marquette or other MI river (Muskeagon, ect). What are pro/con of each ones ? Is Spring is better tha Fall on Michigan ?...
Forum: Northeast 10-28-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By ben664
Re: Recent Pulaski trip

Maybe Mid october is a little early for steelhead.... Better late Nov !
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-28-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By ben664
Re: Fly fishing Central Sweden Jämtland

Hi JP ! Thanks ! It's a "close" destination for us. From Biarritz, you have planes to Sweden. It's cheap. But the cost of living is higher than France...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-27-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By ben664
Fly fishing Central Sweden Jämtland

Hey guys !

It's been awhile since I don't post on the forum.

Just go back from central Sweden (Jämtland), Hiking and fishing of course ! . Only dryfly action.

here is the video
...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 04-03-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By ben664
Re: Fly color for rainbow ?

Thanks ! That what I thought. So brght day/clear water; light color fly, dark day/colored water: dark fly.

I asked it, cause sunday I will discover new water, so I have to take a good variety of...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 04-02-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By ben664
Fly color for rainbow ?

Hi !

The season is start now ! What are the best color (colors combo) for streamers ?

I now that blue/black, Purple/pink are great for steelhead. Is it the same for domectic rainbows ?

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By ben664
Re: Any info on Kamchatka ?

Yes, sorry, maybe I misspoke. I know that a trip like this is expensive (I google it lol) I would like to answer if someone been there, and how he made the trip. I've seen a russian web site, and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By ben664
Any info on Kamchatka ?

Hi !

My fishing buddy and I are looking for a trip (maybe 2016 or 17) for Kamchatka.

Very few infos on the forum. Any idea of the price of a such trip ?

I know that a guide is a MUST,...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-18-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,165
Posted By ben664
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

Hi Dennis; thanks.

I have a 2.5 f float / 7.5 f T8, and 2 home made tips, one with an old sinking line. I will try this week end, and I'll let you know how is working.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By ben664
The Chrome Valley (Salmon River)

here is the video of our trip of november.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kE-__Wc47Q
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,165
Posted By ben664
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

Thanks guys !

I'm using a switch chucker line 7 wt (465 grain). Every articulated streamer I fish have big lead eyes.

I usualy put a MOW tip (7.5 f T8) for light tube flies, but do I need it...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-14-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,165
Posted By ben664
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

Just a litte up of this thread ...

Anyone using switch rods (11 or 12') with articulated flies (swing technique) ?

I plan to use it on a big spanish river with big browns.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By ben664
Re: Merry Christmas Everybody

Merry Christmas ! Joyeux Noël ! Feliz Navidad !

:D
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 12-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By ben664
Re: Vibram sole replace ? Is it possible ?

Ok guys, thank you. Maybe it's better change the boot for the next season.
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 12-20-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By ben664
Vibram sole replace ? Is it possible ?

Hi guys!

I bought a pair of Simms boots in 2011, with Vibram soles.

I changed many time the studs and cleats, and the sole is now ready to change.

is it possible to change only the Vibram...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 12-20-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By ben664
Re: Switch reel question?

I would go with a Mirage Orvis (If you can afford it). I tested it this year on the Salmon River, with a nice steelhead, and perform just nice.

I have a Alpha 3 (Allen) and it's nice, with a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,785
Posted By ben664
Re: It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?

Nice pictures and read guys !

No secret for me this year ! My best trip was last month (Nov) on the Salmon River NY. Yes, the water level was LOW, Yes it was CROWDED, Yes it was f****cold, BUT ,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By ben664
Re: A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Hi Jaybo;

You're helping me a lot !

I'm now thinking about spring time on the PM.... (streamer fishing for steelies and big browns). It will be different than my Salmon River fall experience !...
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