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Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 819
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Bug off !

In my other life before retirement I spent some time in N. Orleans (Katrina). Without a doubt Thermacell prove itself for the 30 days I spent down there. MY only complaint is that the replacement...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Central Virginia fishers

Check out Steve Moores site.

CatchGuide Fishing Books | (http://www.switchfisher.com/)

He's no longer living in VA, but you can still access his web site and still purchase his books via e-book...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By 45fisher
Re: barbless hooks

I agree with Turbine...I de-barb my hooks for self preservation. :D
In addition it is easier to release those you do not intend to keep.

Larry
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By 45fisher
Re: A grim question

Never crossed my mind.
I just put them on a stringer and go on fishing.
When I'm done I take them home.
Never notice any difference in taste between the live ones or the dead ones.

Larry
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,032
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Catch & Cook

I use a plain-Jane stringer.
I have thought about using the mesh bag, but have yet to do so.
I will try it this year.
This thread actually reminded me of it. :thumbsup:

90% of my fishing is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Sun protection

Turbine,
I went that route about 6 years ago too include the 'Sun-gloves.' I prefer the fingerless only because I still want the dexterity with my fingertips. I have tried a number of brands and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,038
Posted By 45fisher
Re: So I'm thinking ultralight, but where to start?

Nick K,

Build it yourself or buy it.
You won't go wrong with a St. Croix.

I just built a 6'0" 2wt on their SCIV/SCII blank. If I wasn't getting paid to biuild it I would have kept it. A very...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 03-07-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,006
Posted By 45fisher
Re: March Famous Fly Fisher Competition sponsored by Allen Flyfishing

Man: Ok! :confused: Who bit the fish? WHO bit the fish? Which one of you did it?
I said "Fish on!" Not "Fetch!"

Dogs: "Wimper":icon_cry:
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Loop connection

I like loop to loop connections.

I use those Braided loop connectors from Orvis and Cortland (or make my own with Cortland #20/#50 braided line) on all my fly lines from 3- 8wts and have never...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 02-26-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Anyone use ProBond paste?

Dean,
I've used both ProBond and RodBond and prefer RodBond, but they are both excellent products and both are very forgiving in terms of amounts mixed. I like Auntie Em delve into the AR type of...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-21-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,961
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Adventures in a Storm Drain!! - 4 time update on 5-14!!!

That looks like a 24+ incher? Nice.

Ok what are you using?

larry
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 998
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Would you offer help?

Dan's,
Got the right idea. Gives the guy an out and gives him plenty of options.

Larry
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-09-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,978
Posted By 45fisher
Re: February Famous Fly Fisher Caption Competition sponsored by Allen FlyFishing

Honey!
We've been out here for hours now and I ain't seen one 'Man!'
You said if we dressed like this, "Men would be hitting on us like trout hitting on flies!"
The only 'Hitting" taking place...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By 45fisher
Re: do heavy weights really affect us?

Take a look at Lefty Krehs technique...he uses more body to cast than arm/shoulder. I don't duplicate his technique exactly but I cast more with my body then with my arms and shoulders.
I've casted...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,704
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Wading in Marshy Water?

The rivers here in VA are loaded with various creatures,...big and small (alive and dead); muskrats, otters, snakes, all kind of bugs, etc.
There are some parts of the river systems that could be...
Forum: Other Gear 02-05-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By 45fisher
Re: New Waders question

My first pair of waders were Cablea Dry-Plus stocking foot waders. When on sale $90-120. I still have them and still use them.
You can also checkout SierraTrading Post...they have waders at some...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 02-05-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By 45fisher
Re: New rod material?

It's not the rain that will excite you...it's the lightning! :eek::yikes:


Larry
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,349
Posted By 45fisher
Re: The things you see while fishing....

Another Bald Eagle story:
A year or two ago. I was fly fishing along the Rappahannock, when I kept hearing this really loud sound. It sounded like someone throwing boulders in the river. It wasn’t...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 676
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Storing waders and boots

I hang mine in the garage to dry...would not even think about hanging them in the house!:sweatingb
Once dry I brush them off, roll them up and place them in a bag for the next time.

I do the same...
Forum: Forum Polls 02-02-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Waders

I do both, but once I got them on they stay on until I'm done. Never really driven more than an hour or two.
I can see neoprene ones becoming a bit 'clammy'.
Shouldn’t be a problem with...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Korker Wading Boots

Quinn,
I have not tried it with the Korker sole, but I am sure you could. The only issue I see is that the 'plastic' sole the felt is attached to is a bit on the thin side so it may not hold the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,574
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Gloves--What's your preference??

Or a large mustach you can wrap around your-self.:lol2:
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Essential fly fishing gear

Fred,
I know you are not picking on us ;)…but…
You are probably right about taking too much...but being a former military guy and now just an ole'f**t... I still finding myself going places to be...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Essential fly fishing gear

Rod, reel, loaded vest(species dependent), pack w/lunch, spare rod, water, license, wading staff, waders(weather dependent), wading boot with cleats, SPOT (Sat Messenger), 1st aid-kit, GPS, hat,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By 45fisher
Re: Snap hooks?

http://www.thefriendlyfisherman.co.uk/s_product_images/m21942_1_snap-hook.jpg

If this is what your are refering to,(Disregard the blue Mustard hook box) I have used them but don't find them to be...
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