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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-06-2013, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Offshore
Re: Back from Barbados

Replied to your PM - tight lines!
Forum: Fly Rod Building 09-25-2010, 06:57 AM
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Views: 443
Posted By Offshore
NO Thredz... thread

Some will have seen my activity on the fly tying side of this forum... I've never ventured here before SO be gentle with me...

For those that know me in the fly tying side of the forum you'll...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-20-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Offshore
Re: a couple smallies!

Nice fish what were you catching them on?
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-17-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By Offshore
Re: Pike on the fly from 7 acre lake

Thanks guys... Dan the fly is about 2-3 inches long....

All the sweeter as it was the first rod I ever built myself!! :D
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-17-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Offshore
More from the 7 acre lake...

The Finn Raccoon I've had success with has been on my mind (see previous thread)... I broke off from tying tarpon toads on Sunday and tied this fella with what was around me as I'd just got some...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-16-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By Offshore
Re: Pike on the fly from 7 acre lake

A small nick in the top of my left index finger and I bled like a stuck pig! :)
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-16-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By Offshore
Pike on the fly from 7 acre lake

Thought I'd share this with you guys... its from September 7th this year...

You sometimes get that feeling in your water that the day is going to be good... not often as we would like BUT I just...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,680
Posted By Offshore
Re: nice knife for fly fishing?

I have a Gerber multi-tool which is great... plus I have a drop point sheath knife which I made myself that I used in my hunting days... just a great all round knife but a wee bit over the top...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-10-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,678
Posted By Offshore
Re: Back from Barbados

Thanks guys... I wish I had hooked and pulled a few baby tarpon first to prepare me... but for that to be my first tarpon... it may have spoiled my fishing in the UK!! :D

Larry... one word AWESOME...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-10-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,678
Posted By Offshore
Back from Barbados

I have posted a few times in the tying section of the forum BUT I have lost my saltwater virginity in style so here is my report...

I spent an age tying a variety of saltwater flies destined for...
Forum: Share Patterns 06-20-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By Offshore
'Cuda Flies

I'm not off to a flats destination (boo hoo) but will be going to somewhere where I can get warmwater toothy critters!!

I've tied these fellas up following a conversation with a friend who has...
Forum: Share Patterns 05-10-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By Offshore
Fly for the tropics...

I've been playing... I love bucktail but quality stuff is hard to get in the UK and some synthetics offer a good alternative. Based on comment from one of my pals I've decided to tie up some...
Forum: Share Patterns 05-10-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Offshore
Re: spring break flies

Just plain awesome!
Forum: Share Patterns 05-04-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Offshore
Re: First go at tying on Eumer teardrop tubes...

Dan... Cheers for that... I'll google them and I know the Owner distributor in the UK so I might ask for a sample hook to look at.

David
Forum: Share Patterns 04-30-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Offshore
Re: First go at tying on Eumer teardrop tubes...

Dan... I suffered the leverage effect today... I need some short shank... 1/0 2/0 & 3/0 hooks... what do you guys use... the result of the leverage... but showing that the orange baitfish wasn't a...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-25-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Offshore
Re: First go at tying on Eumer teardrop tubes...

Cheers Larry.

Ard, I have to admit I couldn't get my head around the tube thang for a long time!... however, having tried it I can only say that it adds another dimension to my fishing... flies...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-24-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Offshore
First go at tying on Eumer teardrop tubes...

I've been fascinated with tube flies since the British Fly Fair International last year and I recently purchased some Eumer tubes and tube adapter from Balticpikeflies in Finland... Simon Graham for...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-24-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By Offshore
Re: My First Attempt At Tube Flies

Great ties Dan... what size hooks are you using and are the weighted ie brass tubes or unweighted plastic tubes??? I've just tied my frst two Eumer tubes and I'll post those separate so they don't...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-20-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,774
Posted By Offshore
Re: A Kinky Muddler

Dan - I'm in the North West of England not far from Liverpool - home of the Beatles... 4 hr drive north of London...

---------- Post added at 02:36 AM ---------- Previous post was at 02:17 AM...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-19-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,774
Posted By Offshore
A Kinky Muddler

Tying flies is all very well BUT it is completely pointless unless you are going to fish them or have them fished!


Last night I decided to tie up a pattern I'd seen on another US based forum -...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-10-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Offshore
Re: Sandeel and Minnows

Yes I do have a vested interest. I only helped Kelkay out on the numbers because she asked and couldn't figure it out.

However, the theory may be the same behind the two products but in practice...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-10-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Offshore
Re: Sandeel and Minnows

Kelly... it is so much easier than using epoxy, varnish etc and the fact that there isn't any wastage is important, time saving is out of this world (3-6 seconds to cure)... and the really big plus...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-10-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Offshore
Re: Sandeel and Minnows

Kelkay...

20ml bottle is 14.95 GBP
UV Torch is 45.00 GBP
Pro-Tip dispensing kit is 4.95 GBP (but is currently free with orders of the kit)

Royal Mail Airsure tracked and insured is 4/5...
Forum: Share Patterns 02-09-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Offshore
Re: Sandeel and Minnows

I guess whatever the Paypal conversion rate dictates... but its cheaper to ship to the States from the UK than it is to get it from the States to the UK :confused:
Forum: Share Patterns 02-07-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Offshore
Re: Sandeel and Minnows

No, sadly hook down... any of you guys tied on texas worm hooks tho'?
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