The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 223
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: wilky
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-17-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By wilky
Re: Opinion on this set up

Ok due to plans to move back to Scotland have ended up coming a few weeks sooner than expected And sage not having the Sage One i was hoping for in stock i have decided to go with the Xi3 9ft 9wt and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-12-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By wilky
Re: Vintage Claret

thats a beauty
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-12-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By wilky
Re: Opinion on this set up

Sorry the tropical line would be for Spain and the Mederteranian as i travel that area alot usually and its Hot there around 100-120 F during early spring till mid fall. I intend to get a coldwater...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-12-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By wilky
Re: Opinion on this set up

Thanks, I havent st the 9 wt ( we dont have any in stock and the boss doesnt want to get one in as he doesnt think it will sell, I have cast the 8wt and i liked it alot. I like a stiffer rod...
Forum: Other Gear 08-11-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By wilky
Saltwater Boat question

will be moving back to in Scotland has absolutly no Guides and is a great fishing area. I know so many great spots that arent fished or noticed
So my question is I would like to buy/Build a...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 08-11-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By wilky
Re: Saltwater Rod Build

Thanks i am planning on building a few rods first as also want a 3wt and 5 wt for fishing the little streams. and a 6pc 5 wt for keeping in my pack when i travel ( some beautifull srteams in France...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-11-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By wilky
Opinion on this set up

Ok what are your opinions on this saltwater setup #

Sage One 9ft 9wt 4pc
Galvan T-10 (Black)
Rio Tropical F/I 9wt
Rio Mainstream Floating 9wt (for Salmon/Carp/Catfish fishing also)

intend...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-09-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,774
Posted By wilky
Re: Best reel

thanks i will check out ebay,
I can get a brand new Galvan T-10 for around $350 after tax with my work discount with a free line and backing . I know they are fairly popular but i havent used one...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-08-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By wilky
Re: Mismatched Rod and reel for surf fishing

Welcome to the forum. I am new to Saltwater fly fishing to but i have always used a larger reel than my rod weight for lake/river fishing generaly use a 6/7 weight rod with a 8/9 reel (i like the...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-08-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,774
Posted By wilky
Re: Best reel

Thanks for the input and advice.
Ok what reel do you suggest budget is $350 ish can go $400 on Hardy,Galvan Lamson ( as i get a discount from work)
I want a reel that will last want be affected...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-06-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By wilky
Re: Dubbing Techniques

i personally hate using dubbing ( i find it annoying ) i have tried wax once was a waste of time i just get a pinch and spin it down on my thread while holding a tiny but at the top and spin it to...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-05-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By wilky
Re: What vice?

Thank you so much for the advise. been looking them up all over the web and hear mixed responses on all of them, I repatidly hear the Griffin Montanna Mongoose roary is not good and quality low....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-04-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By wilky
What vice?

well i am looking for a new vice my cheapy vice is ok but its time i upgrade i was going to get the Griffin Mongoose but i have heard that its not that great so i am not sure what to go for, I have...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-04-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By wilky
What Saltwater fly hooks.

Well i am getting a serious itch to tie up some saltwater flies
I cant see anywhere that tells me the best flies to have for general fishing.
I know the clouser is a given but what other patterns...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-03-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,522
Posted By wilky
Re: You know it's an addiction

i never thought of the zoo i know who i wil be emailing shorty lol also going to call any bird sanctuarys and pet stores ( thank you for the idea )
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By wilky
Re: Help! Snapping leader lines and losing flies

It may be old tippet bad knot or many things i personally use a blood knot ( easy and fast to tie) i have had it give maybe 3 times in 12 years i hooked a whale deep sea fishing and towed my 16 ft...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-02-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,774
Posted By wilky
Best reel

Hi

I am looking for a new reel with sealed and reliable drag
i was thinking of a Lamson Velocity 4 or a Lamson Guru 4 i like the reel to be larger to allow for more backing ( better to have...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-02-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,522
Posted By wilky
Re: You know it's an addiction

I admit i have stopped for roadkil ( pheasants mainly a few years back there was a dead peacock i stopped and grabbed what i could there was some beautiful feathers. I have cut a horses main and tail...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 08-02-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By wilky
Re: Cortland Line Company Bought by Group of Private Investors

Well Cortland was a good brand in the past but it is now lower quality nd yet they keep the price tag high. I rarely get any good reviews on Cortland products but i do have to deal with complaints...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-02-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By wilky
Griffin Mongoose Vice

Hi Guys

I havent had the time or materials to tie and admitidley i am out out practice of tying but i plan on getting seriously back into it as it allows me to think and nothing beats cathing a...
Forum: Other Gear 08-01-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By wilky
Re: Kayak Question

soon as i get back to Scotland i will be buying a SOT Kayak i have used them alot though neve fished from one and i played with them in the North sea with sudden strroms and i have never fell out ...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-31-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,522
Posted By wilky
Re: You know it's an addiction

i knew i was addicted when i was seriously considering kidnapping a duck from a duckpond for the feathers and looking at my chickens thinking they wouldnt mind if i plucked a few of there feathers. ...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-31-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By wilky
Saltwater Rod Build

Well after alot of contomplation i have decided that instead of buying my Saltwater rod i have decided i want to build it as it allows me to build it to my standards and spec.
I havent built a rod...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-31-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By wilky
Re: Saltwater rod question

Thanks I origionally had the intention of going for a 9wt, then thought a 12 wt for big game then a 11wt/10wt now i am back at a 9wt and have decided Since i am not a huge hurry to fish the rod as i...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-30-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By wilky
Re: Saltwater rod question

Thank you so much i think i will go for a 9wt or a 10wt and build a bluewater rod as it will be a few years till i can afford to try for some bluefin an hopefully a marlin
i also have my 7wt i...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 223

 
Forum Jump












All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.