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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-10-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,209
Posted By alcorn
Re: Muskie River Fishing

I've fished pretty extensively for them growing up in Wisconsin and Minn. I read a book called "Pike on the Fly" and the author does a very good job of discussing them and how to fish. My suggestion...
Forum: Gear Reviews 03-26-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,036
Posted By alcorn
Cabelas Prestige Combo

I won this little beauty at a fishing show in a 5wt. I've noticed a few things about it just in the one casting session I've had with it.
1. The rod itself seems to be pretty good in quality. It's...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By alcorn
Re: 2011 Equipment For A Beginner

Nice thread. Iteresting concept. I'm gonna make a recommendation of going to more than one fly shop. You want to go to a place where you can try out all the different rods you want. Ok so you want a...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 02-27-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By alcorn
Re: Movin to Arkansas

Got up to the little red this weekend. Great time. posted the blog about it.
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 01-14-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By alcorn
Re: Movin to Arkansas

Yeah... I'm definately gonna fish. Thanks for the picture though. I'm headed down this weekend to look for a new place. Probably gonna take the fly gear with me.
Forum: Fly Lines 01-09-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By alcorn
Gotta find a linefor an 8 wt

Well I went to a fishing show yesterday and wound up bringin home a "new" fly rod. Long story short, I had a credit for 95 dollars at a fly shop I don't usually go to. I was lookin for a 7 wt but he...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 01-05-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By alcorn
Re: Movin to Arkansas

Thanks for the warning guys.. I'm a little more hesitant about fishin now but I think I'll still probably go for it. Thanks for the heads up. I'll keep an eye out for any mocassins and copperheads.
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 12-30-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By alcorn
Re: Movin to Arkansas

Thanks everyone. I'm looking into that book. I'm a huge carp and smallmouth guy so I'll definately look for some waters with those in them but to be honest the prospect of some really good trout...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 12-27-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By alcorn
Movin to Arkansas

Ok. Well here's the deal. I recently got a promotion with my company but it requires me to move to Arkansas for 6 months (more specifically february - august). I talked to a buddy of mine at my local...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-18-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,990
Posted By alcorn
Re: Orvis Clearwater rod 'okay' for Pike?

I'm gonna have to follow the unpopular vote. While a clearwater rod may be just fine for pike, an 8wt is going to be light. With 5-10 pound fish your most likely only going to see some runs and then...
Forum: The Fly Cast 06-14-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By alcorn
Re: Trying to increase distance

I'll try it out.. Thanks for the tips guys
Forum: Gear Reviews 06-13-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 32,047
Posted By alcorn
Re: Redington CT (Classic Trout)

Good review. The CT is a great rod. I have the 9' 5wt and have used it as my main rod this season. Love it for my all around rod
Forum: The Fly Cast 06-13-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By alcorn
Trying to increase distance

Well its like this. In a month I'm gonna be goin to lake michigan to fish for carp on the flats. Right now I'm planning on using the guides gear. However, I recently bought a sage launch in 9 wt....
Forum: The Fly Cast 06-05-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,232
Posted By alcorn
Re: Fly Line Wt. to load rod question

I agree with the guy that said it really depends both on the individual caster and the individual rod. I know I personally like a slow action rod. I have a 5wt that I casts great with the line it is...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-23-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,533
Posted By alcorn
Re: Jumping Carp

Ok. First off I will strongly suggest not targeting spawning fish. If that is what you think they are doing then I would move on. As far as their senses go, remember that carp have an incredible...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-13-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,853
Posted By alcorn
Re: Grass Carp?

Contrary to what has been already posted they're not 100% herbavors. The key is presentation. I've had luck catchin them when they've been sunning themselves in groups. I would suggest trying some of...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-08-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By alcorn
Re: Fly suggestions/advice

For ponds and lakes, I mainly fish woolly buggers, clouser minnows, half and halfs, and darters. Thats just what seems to work for me. Every now and again if conditions are right I'll throw a popper...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-08-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,065
Posted By alcorn
Re: what do you think of carp.

Personally, I love fishing for carp and catching carp. They're tough to hook up and when you do they will give you a fight that will wear you out. That being said, the carp has an ability to adapt to...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-24-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By alcorn
Re: They Are Starting To Bite

nice. I'm goin on friday. hope I have some of the same luck.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-24-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,834
Posted By alcorn
Re: Barbless or barbed?

I've been a big fan of barbless and have been for many years. I was guiding a couple on their honeymoon a few years back in the boundary waters and the guy got a rapala with barbed hooks stuck in his...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-05-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,816
Posted By alcorn
Re: Pan Fish and Small Bass

First off, if anyone is telling you that your not going to be able fly fish because you're too old then tell them to take a hike. I know I'm young but I've had two kidney transplants and I fished...
Forum: Forum Polls 02-02-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,123
Posted By alcorn
Re: Do you buy or tie?

I've spent the first year buying or adopting flies from other people. There was stuff I'd see and couldn't get anyone to replicate. Started tying about three weeks ago and am definately not saving...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 01-30-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By alcorn
Birmingham, Alabama here I come

Ok, so my fathers side of the family has decided to have a reunion in Birmingham, Alabama over easter weekend and I figured I would go ahead and bring my fly rods and stuff and try and get some good...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 01-27-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,271
Posted By alcorn
Re: Tips on fly fishing for bass

I don't know know if if your talkin smallmouth in a river or large mouth in a pond but I'll assume largemouth. I've had a lot of luck with poppers for the largemouths. Tight and accurate casting is...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-24-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By alcorn
Did the spider and now what?

On a whim I decided to take a fly tying class as an attempt to start to learn the skills need to tie some of my favorite fly patterns. The instructor first introduced us to the different tools, tells...
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