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Forum: Fly Rod Building 02-22-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,813
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: How do I clean the cork without damage?

Shorthaul is right , use dish washer detergent or liquid hand soap by hand,the cork will become clean and bright.
have a good and safe day.
Captain Wayne Valley Fire Service, Valley Springs Calif.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-17-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Putah Creek, Napa CA.

I fished Putah Creek for about 20 years during the special fly season in the Fall and Winter,at the time it was 3 fish limit 10 inches and above,now I believe it is 0 limit barb-less hooks,I always...
Forum: Gear Reviews 02-15-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,939
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Pflueger President fly reel

I could not resist to put in my 2 cents worth of a comment,I own 5 of these reels,1 Trion Mod 1990 up to 8 WT, 4 Presidents ,3 of a Mod 2078 up to 8 WT, 1 of a Mod 2012 up to 12 WT, and some spare...
Forum: Gear Reviews 02-15-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,939
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Pflueger President fly reel

One thing I forgot to mention is the clicker pin,the pin is made from Nylon not Plastic,the reason being is to be softer than the metal in the reel spool,that way the clicker pin wears and not the...
Forum: Gear Reviews 02-15-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,939
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Pflueger President fly reel

I could not resist to put in my 2 cents worth of a comment,I own 5 of these reels,1 Trion Mod 1990 up to 8 WT, 4 Presidents ,3 of a Mod 2078 up to 8 WT, 1 of a Mod 2012 up to 12 WT, and some spare...
Forum: Forum Polls 02-11-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,792
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Touchy subject:Barbless or barbed

Joni I am sorry for not explaining what rod I was using,I was using an 7 WT 9FT salt water Extreme rod , this rod is very stiff ,I dont know if medium or slow action fly rod would throw a crank-bait...
Forum: Forum Polls 02-10-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,792
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Touchy subject:Barbless or barbed

I was Bass fishing the last few days with crank-baits, 2 treble hooks all barbs were pinched down,first 4 fish hooked in upper lip but the last one ate the whole thing into its throat,it was very...
Forum: Forum Polls 02-10-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,792
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Touchy subject:Barbless or barbed

I was Bass fishing the last few days with crank-baits, 2 treble hooks all barbs were pinched down,first 4 fish hooked in upper lip but the last one ate the whole thing into its throat,it was very...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-06-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,919
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Largemouth bass rod?

Hi Nralover,I fish for Large-mouth Bass a lot,we have our own Bass lake,one of the best fly rods I have used is the XST Salt Water Xtreme from Cabela's,these rods are very strong and fast,they throw...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-21-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: New Member

Hi Lawrence,welcome aboard,your flies are very nice and I can tell were made with a lot of care and Patience,very nice work.

have a good and safe day.
Captain Wayne Valley Fire Service,Valley...
Forum: Flies 08-15-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,998
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Discount Flies??

I have ordered flies form a lot of places over the years,I can tell you this the quality and the price from Anglers Dream is excellent,I have used their poppers, drys,streamers,nymphs ,Trout,and Bass...
Forum: Forum Polls 08-13-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,039
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: What knot do you tie your fly on with?

I use the uni-knot,it is easy to tie and is small and compact,it has 90%+ strength,I fish for Large Mouth Bass our area has quit a few bass lakes and some rivers that have Small Mouth and Trout ,I...
Forum: Forum Polls 08-13-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,516
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: What release tool do you use?

I fish barb-less, if I have to I use a forceps.

have a good and safe day.

Wayne Valley Fire Service,Valley Springs Calif.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: A better knot

Hi Teamanglerx,I use the uni-knot,it is easy and strong,it makes a very small compact knot,it is also good for adding on a new tippet, I hope this will help.

have a good and safe day.

Wayne...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 08-09-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Leaders for big bass flys?

Hi Stobey welcome,I have fished for Large Mouth quit a lot with top water poppers and they sure are wind resistance,I use a Bone Fish leader from Cabelas,the tippet is 12# the butt is about 25# they...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-09-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Sad News for Fly Fishing

Frank sorry to hear that,I will pray for his Family.

have a good and safe day.

Wayne Valley Fire Service,Valley Springs Calif.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-09-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,712
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Dry Fly Wings of duck quill

Red Owl that is correct. you can obtain the wing width by using a tooth pick,as you can see the wide side of the quill can be 1.5 to 2 inches wide,you cement it at the base of the quill,all you want...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-07-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: New Guy in NY

Hi Tony,welcome aboard I hope you enjoy this forum,there is a lot good input from the members,every time I log on I learn something,guys like Frank have a lot of knowledge and are always willing to...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-07-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,712
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Dry Fly Wings of duck quill

Hi Red Owl,I have a jig made from alum that splits the wing quills into dry fly wings and holds them in place,then you apply thin head cement to the wing base,then cut them off with a scissors,the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Leaders and Tippet Material

Hi Axle, I have used Cabelas Tapered leaders and added a larger butt section and a longer tippet,I used P-Line Flora and never had a problem with the different materials,if your knots are good that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Fire Line for backing?

Hi Big Nick welcome,I am very familiar with both those lines,all my spinning rods have Stren Super Braid on them with 10ft mono leaders,the problem I see is the 20# and 30# are thin and would cut...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By WANTONJ
Thumbs up Re: New Gear In Route

You did real well for yourself,you managed to get alot for your money,Cabelas carrys some real nice fly fishing products,their warranty's are excellent,I am sure you will enjoy your new gear.

have...
Forum: Member Introductions 08-03-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Newbie

Hi Jeff,glad to have you aboard,if you have any questions at all there are plenty of nice people that will help you,again welcome.

have a good and safe day.

Wayne Valley Fire Service,Valley...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-31-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Pflueger President

Hi Frank thanks for the input, I dont have their catalog to see that,but your right about Korea and their products,I have a few fly rods from there and I can tell you they are made very well with...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-31-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By WANTONJ
Re: Pflueger President

Hi Frank,thanks for the picture info,the Pflueger President is made in Korea,they could be the same Mfg,it is hard to tell,there are no exploded views of the L2A or any mention of bearings,the...
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