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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing Yesterday, 07:21 PM
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Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Barbless/Dry/Long Shank-anybody make this hook?

Maybe kamasan, but you'd have to buy them from England probably
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Just finished my 0wt build

Looks great. I just ordered up a reel seat and grip for a 1 wt. build.

What reel are you planning using with it?
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Feelin' Blue

Senyo's wiggle stones flies in blue (size 8 and 14 - bottom left and right respectively)
have been the most productive of this pattern for me.

Simple tie too....check the steelhead alley blog...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By s fontinalis
Chicago

This is a marbury bass fly tied in hand
Wing is Flamingo

More pictures on my blog.

Eunan
...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: what am I doing wrong?

Snapping 140 Denier means you're definitely using too much pressure.

If you're tying on smaller hooks too, then that thread is much to thick.

Try to use Danville fly master 6/0 (stretchy) and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Duck, Duck, Goose

I dont know if you can hunt Canada goose, if you can hunt them, then they're legal. If hunting them is prohibited, then owning or using the feathers is illegal.

I'm not a hunter, so cant really...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Duck, Duck, Goose

Heron is definitely illegal in USA, Canadian goose might also be protected by migratory birds act.
Forum: Fly Reels 07-21-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Best reel for a classic trout Rod?

I have an Orivs Access III on mine. (8'6 5wt)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Well here's my first fly

Looks for feathers that are broken or incomplete. Most dubbings i buy are from Hareline, they're generally always good quality.
Twisted feathers are not bad, they can be repaired with steam, broken...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-18-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Well here's my first fly

Before you go buying up all the stock in the shop here's a few things to consider.

Not all material is created equally. Inspect every package on the shelf of the particular items you want to...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Well here's my first fly

Welcome! Ask questions, watch videos, read articles, but most of all Practice!

Before long you'll be tying these....
Forum: Other Gear 07-18-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Sunglasses Amber or Blue

i've used both, currently blue, but prefer amber.
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 07-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Various rods and reels for sale

Please, someone, buy that VSL and reel before I have to....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Online tying matrials

Hey,

how about a little restraint, if you've never met the guy, never bought from him, never had an interaction with him. How do you know he's a jerk? Just because he's selling 12" saddles for...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-14-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By s fontinalis
back with a few flies

Not really been tying a whole pile of flies lately, due to various circumstances, but I did manage to get a couple out of the vise.

Hopefully there'll be more where these came from in the not too...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,754
Views: 173,934
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: What have you been tying today?

A little rainbow number I had a special request for.
more info and pics on m blog (which is easy to find!)...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Anyone done business with Myflies.com?

120 bucks per year to sell flies (paid in advance). Generally unique flies, i.e. no patterns competing with other sellers on the website.
They also hold a small percentage of each sale

I know...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: For the IPhone and IPad Users

Larry, the pictures look great. I particlarly like the last three...Gonna down load them if you dont mind.
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: For the IPhone and IPad Users

i wish this was available for android, i'd like to see some of my flies worked up on that app...

Nice pics Larry
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: a few recent classics

I never tie one start to finish in one sitting, so its kinda hard to tell. Rough estimate, if all goes to plan and i dont redo any parts, 3-4 hours per fly, regardless whether its in the vise or in...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-28-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: a few recent classics

you mentioned it on the childers post on speypages...i just added a few of the others
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By s fontinalis
a few recent classics

Ard suggested i post these up for you folks to gander at.

Some may have been posted already in the "what have you been tying to day" thread, so i apologise if they are repeats.

Enjoy


Smith...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-28-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: New to the site

welcome...you might know me from the PA forum.

Eunan
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,754
Views: 173,934
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: What have you been tying today?

Floodtide 4/0

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-yDm85I8d5RA/U1Lx9jOcSPI/AAAAAAAAE_4/2CXCWMZ0u_0/s640/2014-04-19-17-56-52-574.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-22-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By s fontinalis
Re: Hook & Hackle Premium Cape/Saddle

Collins hackle farm , search it on Google. You gotta buy from Charlie Collins himself via phone or mail order, no online ordering. Calling is the best way, he'll sort you or with exactly what you...
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