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Forum: Fly Lines 01-31-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Line for my Circa/Abel Creek?

To throw another out there. The wulff triangle taper is a great roll casting line and pretty good for overhead too. I also have rio gold setup on a 5 wt that i like. The gold is good for the faster...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 01-31-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Gill nets in the Kenai River

I would be upset if big brother wanted to stop my deer hunting. I was just suggesting as a form of assistance in addition to what they have. I dont want to see anyone go hungry. Ever. But i think...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 01-31-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By flycaster1977
Gill nets in the Kenai River

Maybe we could take the money involved in all this "research" and just set up a food bank for the natives. Since they say its about food and not money.


Ben
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-31-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: FDA Wants to Turn Mosquitoes with Herpes Loose in the Keys

I can see the potential for disaster here, but i can also see the huge benefit. Taking in the mosquitos ability to evolve and become immune to insecticides, this looks to be a solid way to combat...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-31-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Pheasant feathers

You might want to look into dyeing some of those bucktails. It would give you a ton of color options.


Ben
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 01-28-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,591
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Tube Flies;

A buddy told me he uses fuel line from those little remote airplanes.


Ben
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 01-28-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By flycaster1977
Reel and line recommendation for 5/6 Beulah Switch

I did use the chucker with a floating tip for high stick nymphing. It lacks alot of feel and is hard to manipulate that way. I just switch to a "regular" wf8 line to high stick or pitch an indicator....
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 01-27-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By flycaster1977
Reel and line recommendation for 5/6 Beulah Switch

Trout,

You should be ok with the 370, but i wouldnt go more than that. I also have an 8/9 classic that i have a 530 switch chucker on. The line is a good line for alot of things, but not great at...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-27-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Looking for Fly Tying Vise

I have a regal and i love it. Its not a true rotary but i can rotate it to see both sides of the fly. I like that i can pretty much throw any hook in it without adjusting or changing heads.


Ben
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 01-16-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 701
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Bunny Fur and Sculpins

Ard. I tie a sculpin very similar to yours. I used a stiff saddle hackle tied as a mid collar to prop up the "fins" on the sides.

As for other uses of bunny, i tie the double bunny alot, then add...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 01-15-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By flycaster1977
Todays "spey" flies

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/15/f81003b74a8e7896c87194040c6f96f0.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/15/7f8387e15b2ad28c64ed220034dd0079.jpg
I need some more practice with the...
Forum: Fly Patterns 01-14-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By flycaster1977
D's Delight

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/14/fbcdcc39b7297a4e7dbbb9214351cced.jpg

Another one im messing with.


Ben
Forum: Fly Patterns 01-14-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By flycaster1977
Ards Answer

Long before he moved to alaska, ard invented this fly to fish central pa. What do you think of my version?http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/14/2da98ee26e852af32f92421f42ccc592.jpg

Against a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-12-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,632
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: What have you been tying today?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/12/323ca3eecaa0fbe8668a0a56a9e52a91.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/12/76c6efd64f69008918079c45d17c25a5.jpg
Messing with some spey-ish flies.

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Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 01-12-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By flycaster1977
Couple from today

Just messing around a little on the vise....
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-11-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,632
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: What have you been tying today?

Rhttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/11/acfca4063046d42284302198b80b0488.jpg


Ben
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-11-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By flycaster1977
Not quite the Answer

After chatting with Ard and finding out he designed and fished his pattern in pa, i decided to give it a try. Mines not quite the same, but what do you...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-11-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,632
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: What have you been tying today?

Seth
I like it. I tie a stonefly just like that except i use black wire and and usually no bead. I have no doubt yours will catch fish, in fact im gonna tie a few up.


Ben
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 01-09-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By flycaster1977
5 or 6 weight. switch rod or not?

I fish the yough fairly often and its part of the reason i bought a switch rod. Its main problem is that wading is very difficult in most places and it has alot of thick trees on the banks, this...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 01-09-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By flycaster1977
Reel and line recommendation for 5/6 Beulah Switch

I have the 5/6 switch. I have it set up with a 350 skagit head for fishing sink tips on med to larger rivers. I also have a 300 elixer head, but i havnt had a chance to try it out.
The reel i use...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 01-07-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Drifting, Mending, Swinging And Hooking fish

Just my thoughts. If u want to fish streamers and get to the bottom of the water column, a skagit line may be your ticket. Combined with fast sinking (mow) tips. Scandi line isn't well suited to...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 12-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 26,197
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Steelhead Pics

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/14/64532b5adecded31dc19f2bf176e5933.jpg


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Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,591
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Tube Flies;

I havnt made the move to actual tubes yet, but i really like the patterns. I cut the point off a mustad 3366 then add a short length of braid or backing for a stinger hook. I know its alot more work...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 12-02-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,591
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: Tube Flies;

Do i see a copper miner variant in that first group? Thats one of my favorite patterns. Theyre all great looking flies. Thanks for sharing.


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Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 12-01-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By flycaster1977
Re: skiget line vs switch line?

Look on rios website. They have some good info for understanding spey lines.


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