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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Shirley's first cat's on a fly rod

We did have a ball! It was our first outing this year. She handled the fish like a pro. Not to shabby for a 72 year young one with less than two years of fly fishing.
My blood was shed removing the...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-04-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By nc_cooter
Shirley's first cat's on a fly rod

My wife and I fished Lake Wylie for the first time today. Only had about 3 hours, but found about a dozen hand sized brim each. The highlight of the day was the 2 cats that she caught on her 4wt.She...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-27-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Scissors for fly tying

I use the 3" Westcott titanium bonded fine cut scissors, item #15150. They can be found a Wallyworld for about $6.00 Fine point and super sharp.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Anyone do boat modifications for fly fishing?

Here is a site that is dedicated to modifying " tin boats ". I used it for info when I restored a 1968 boat.

TinBoats.net • Index page...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Advice on Magnifers / Lights

Got my new camera today. Here is a couple of pics. As you can see my computer table doubles as a fly tying station. About 90% of my materials are in my custom rolling cabinet.
The light arm swivels...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-06-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Magnifier needed?

Got my new camera today. Here is a couple of pics. As you can see my computer table doubles as a fly tying station. About 90% of my materials are in my custom rolling cabinet.
The light arm swivels...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-05-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Magnifier needed?

I tried the magnifier route and found it got in my way. I went to inexpensive reading glasses .I use 3 different ones depending on what I am tying. Get the small lens so you can quickly look over...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: What do you use for an indicator?

I use Air Lock indicators if I am not using floating fly with dropper.

Mike
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Hoy Vey! New dog, "Mz. Turkey," adopt a Dog, got out the front door.

I wouldn't let a little tubby tabby like him on the set of a Jenny Craig commercial with all those hungry people around. It could be right dangerous for him. :D
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: When Posting Photos....

I just saw an example of the problem. I totally agree with you.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,750
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Snakes on my Brain

JP,
best advise I can give you is " Be aware of your surroundings ". Look ahead and pick your path. Stepping over rocks blow downs, take extra time to look.
I normally don't kill any snake. I have...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: crowdfunding fly tying projects?

Hardy, ya did good in my opinion.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: crowdfunding fly tying projects?

This is showing up on other fly forums. SPAM ALERT!!!!!!!!
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: When you think you're at a low point; best medicine going.

We have 3 dogs and 3 cats in the house. Thank goodness the 4 goats stay in the back yard.
When I am tying or at the computer, they are all near by. One of my cats sometimes will sit in my lap...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,315
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Anyone try the new Air Lock strike indicators?

I first read about Air Lock strike indicators on another forum and was interested enough to order some. As to cost, I spent considerable money on 6 different types of indicators, in different sizes,...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-13-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Are you a binge tyer or slow and steady?

Slow and not too steady. Just been tying a short time after a 12+ year hiatus. Slowly gathering supplies and spending net time looking at patterns for warm water fishing.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: How do you read your forums

At my desk reading the webpage. Don't have any other way.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Forbidden Gadgets

JP, you might want to look at Air-lock Indicators instead of Thingama Bobbers.
They are a bit more in price, but they don't crimp your leader. I like them much better.
Mike
PS: I am the same age...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,598
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: All I want for Christmas is....

Fly tying supplies! That's what I answered when my wife asked. " Order what you need " she answered, with emphasis on need. I will be well stocked for the winter's tying.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Do any of you fish in western NC/eastern Tennessee?

Good luck on your trip, JP. Let us know how it goes.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Aluminum V-Hull on the River?

Make sure your boat has flotation foam that is in good shape. If it is water logged or missing, you could lose your whole rig. I have a 14' semi-V that someone had removed the foam. I used the 1"...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Good purchase or not?

I have one and it's my favorite bream rod.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,069
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Whatever happened to mridenour?

Good on ye. :D
I read most all the output of this forum and filter as necessary. If we all thought the same way, stagnation would set in and advancement would cease.
Mike Broach
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Fishing Western NC, Eastern Tennessee

JP,
welcome to the forum. I fish warm water only but I have a friend that knows the area you are interested in fishing. He's name is James Marsh and you can contact him here by phone or email.
Fly...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-11-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 258,764
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: What have you been tying today?

Argail,
thanks much for the list. Have to order some D-rib and definitely will tie this one.
Mike
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