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Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By bocast
Re: Bluegills on the fly (Tulsa, OK)

Useful thread, all with great ideas. The sizes and patterns mentioned make up a perfect bluegill fly box. With all these great suggestions my vise will be in "bluegill mode" for the next few days...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-06-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

What size are those microbombers. They look great.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By bocast
Re: Fly Fishing/tying videos?

IN REVERSE ORDER:

What attracts me to a video or DVD: CONTENT.

Fly fishing and tying videos communicate nuances that print media can not convey. Joan Wulff and Henrik Mortensen casting, Davy...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By bocast
Re: Hook recommendations for small tube flies

Thanks. I'll follow these tips and see what works best for me.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By bocast
Re: Hook recommendations for small tube flies

Thanks! That's a useful link.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By bocast
Hook recommendations for small tube flies

I'd like to try some tube flies to start some friends off warmater fishing with poppers. I plan on tying up some poppers using foam ear plugs and Qtips. Are there any preferences for hooks? Is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By bocast
Re: Micro attractor patterns?

I'd call than orange rs2 an RSVP , vp for very productive. I bet it gets 'em good.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 363
Posted By bocast
Re: Must Be My Lucky Month

Congratulations!!! Better buy a lottery ticket and ask your significant other for a new rod while the stars are aligned...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,464
Posted By bocast
Re: Fishing chicks?

My wife took one look at the tangled line and empty net of my first attempts at fly fishing and said "No thanks." After a few years of fishing on my own, with better skills, I asked her to take a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By bocast
Re: Luck O' The Irish

What a great day! A banner day like that is both a fantastic memory for you and an inspiration for us. You should call the fly a "Pot o'gold" fly...it has a rainbow on the other end!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-16-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

Thanks so much Planettrout! I see a couple dozen of those in my immediate future... Great looking fly with materials I happen to have on hand. All right!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

Planettrout, I love the Tim's Little Winter Stones as much as the gorgeous pic of the "stone factory!". Only the hook and size appear in the caption, where can I get the rest of the tie recipe? I...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 03-12-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,034
Posted By bocast
re: Spring Fishin' in Wyoming (Update #3)

Beautiful fish, just beautiful.

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

Thanks for the kind words, Comeonavs. It means a lot to someone who is still learning. I couldn't get a wet fly to come out the way I envisioned it until I watched Wotton's Wet Fly Tying DVD over...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p667/bocast/Mobile%20Uploads/20140311_212257_zps7ef3b9e5.jpg?t=1394588987

Hook: TMC 3761SP-BL #12
Thread: Veevus 12/0 black
Tail: one strand krinkle flash...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-09-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

Walter1023, what is the body material on your CDC Tan Caddis? Thanks for posting the pic.

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 145,426
Posted By bocast
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/08/yvyreqe6.jpg

Lake Yuengling Softhackle Stone

Hook: #14 Kamasan B200 deep water nymph
Thread: Veevus 10/0
Tails: black goose biots
Rib: UTC gold wire X-SM...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-02-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By bocast
Re: Which 3wt rod/reel?

Cast the Redington Butter stick in a 3 wt. That and a decent reel loaded with the line that works best for you would be a great value and great fun to fish. I love my 4 wt. Butter stick.

For...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-28-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,041
Posted By bocast
Re: February Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

That HAS to win the caption contest!!! Still chuckling...

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Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 911
Posted By bocast
Re: What's Your Preferred Method of Fishing?

Cast of three wet flies, no indicator, fished up, across and/or down....

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Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-06-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,041
Posted By bocast
Re: February Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Fishing the hatchback...

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---------- Post added at 09:05 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:55 PM ----------

I Forded the stream right where they told...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 821
Posted By bocast
Re: Flies for smallmouth bass

Check out Tim Holschlag's book, Smallmouth Fly Fishing. It is hands down far and away the best book on smallmouth on the fly. It contains 40 very productive flies, tips on what makes a good small...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,041
Posted By bocast
Re: February Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Sight fishing to the rare valet cutthroat...

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By bocast
Re: Uni-Products or UTC

(Copied from another post of mine)

Lately I've gone to smaller threads, like the Veevus 12/0 as my "go to" size for wet flies. It is remarkably strong. I also use the Veevus 14/0 and 10/0, the Uni...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-04-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,041
Posted By bocast
Re: February Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Each year on April Fool's day, I would ask my wife to drive me to the river and wait in the car until I was done fishing... Seven wives later, now I just walk to the river. I still fish all day,...
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