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Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

304rodco,


Have you ever heard of Bob Brunsell or Don Morton? Well, they both came upon the same idea at the same time, but neither one knew the other was doing it. They proved over 50 years...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

If Sandy will email me his address, I will forward the information on to Ray at Dorber. My email address is foxstatler@willowford.net

Ray makes all the final decisions.
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

Here are some comment by anglers that have had a hands-on experience with the UltraWave. Several mentioned that they cast 20 feet and more with than their traditional rods. These comment come from a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

Excuse me, but I did not cuss anyone. You miss read my post, Dave. I am not angry with Mojo at all. I was having a conversation with him, answering his post. I suggest you read my post again...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

Mojo,
There are several fly shops that are carrying them and more are ordering them. Ray does not and will not use sales rep. Another thing, the rods were shown for the first time in October of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

Doesn't the discussion of any rod, whether it's a Sage, Winston, or what ever. I don't think you can adequately describe the difference when comparing two fly rods in print. Another thing, a hands...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

I'm sorry that I haven't answered any questions until now. The reason is I can find where I click to track this thread on this site. I have read all of these post and will try to answer as many...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

HardyReel,
Your post did not offend me at all. I just thought that if I enlightened you of the history of the inventive nature of our predecessors you might soften your attitude toward the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Dorber New UltraWave rod

Yes, I do have a commercial interest in the rods, I am allowed to build customs on their blanks, which will be very few now that I am retired. However, I fished with them and formed my opinion of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,005
Posted By Fox Statler
Dorber New UltraWave rod

http://www.willowford.net/0822101402.jpg This rod is built on Dorber's new UltraWave blank, notice the blank is not straight. Their production rod comes with a 30 day money back guarantee. They are...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-29-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,735
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: will fish eat tadpoles?

I think that tadpoles are a last choice food item. The reason I say this is, I was doing some seminars at Bass Pro in Springfield about 3 years ago. The seminars were downstairs by the large tanks....
Forum: Share Patterns 04-25-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By Fox Statler
Forum: Share Patterns 04-22-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By Fox Statler
How To Tie Fox's Arkansas Scud

How To Tie Fox's Arkansas Scud

http://www.willowford.net/100_1981.jpg

A Guide's Fly

Although Fox Statler is called "Mr. Sowbug". He really uses a scud almost all the time. The reason...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Observations of a fishing guide

Fly2Fish,
I quit guiding over two years ago. Now I just fish with friends...aren't you glad you are a friend? I get to fish this way too.
Forum: Other Gear 04-06-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Knots

Fly2Fish,
Thanks... that came from a lot of years of guiding and fishing. It works well.

Its all flyfishing,
Fox
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Patomac Smallmouth Fishing

The first spinner blade was made for a fly rod by Hildebrandt. One of the first balsa wood lures was made for a fly rod, the popping bug. Plastic were popular on the fly rod in the 50's and 60's,...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Patomac Smallmouth Fishing

Smallmouth are one of the slowest growing freshwater fish because they waist so much energy getting their food. I often told my clients to mend up the catch trout buy mend down to catch smallmouth. ...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-06-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Observations of a fishing guide

I guided the White river system in Arkansas for over 26 years. I found that the less a client knew the fewer bad habits I had to contend with. I think the greatest trips I had were from clients...
Forum: Fly Tying Articles 04-06-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,349
Posted By Fox Statler
HPU Patterns

HPU Patterns

“A Bite is success to the angler, no matter what fishing method employed or the species sought. The more Bites - the greater the success and the greater the opportunity there is...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-06-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 919
Posted By Fox Statler
Other HPU Patterns besides the one in the fly tying article article

http://www.willowford.net/Cold%20&%20Cloudy.JPG
Cold & Cloudy

http://www.willowford.net/Cold%20&%20Sunny.JPG
Cold & Sunny

http://www.willowford.net/Number%204%20Green%20Water.JPG
Number 4...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-06-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,785
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: River-Bottom-Colored Sculpin

I didn't see the part about that being ep fibers. Ep is quite thicker than Polar Aire or SLF. How well does ep take the permanent marker pen's ink?

I guess I need to start another thread and so...
Forum: Share Patterns 04-06-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,785
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: River-Bottom-Colored Sculpin

dshort,
That is the best first attemps I have ever seen, great job. Don't forget to thin the fins with some thinning scissors so the fins will move back and forth. Is that EP fibers or what?
...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-31-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,410
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Your best smallmouth Fly

I also fish for smallmouth with a totally "out of the box" fly? and method? that is quite productive. Be sure to watch Part 2.

Part 1
Hook.tv: Fly Fishing - It's All Fly Fishin' Part 1...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-31-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,785
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: River-Bottom-Colored Sculpin

This sculpin has lead eyes plus 10 wraps of lead wire. In a #4 there are size large lead eyes and 10 wraps of .030 lead wire. The pectoral fins are not glued stiff but move like the fins of a real...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-30-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,300
Posted By Fox Statler
Re: Green sunfish imitation

Sorry but biologist state very plainly that bass prefer torpedo shape fish like walleye over sunfish because of what they learn at an early age, slab-sided fish with large spiney fins are hard to...
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