The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 37
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: nearnuff
Forum: Fly Reels 01-23-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By nearnuff
Re: noisy reel help

It might be as simple as backing off the drag. I like simple! Also check to see if your spare drag is engaged as shown in the image of the drag engaged and the one not. Worth a try!
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,942
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Tube Flies....

I just started to use tube flies this past season and like them a lot. I used them for Atlantic Salmon, Stripers and smallmouths. I like the idea of tying large flies for stripers without wearing a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By nearnuff
Re: type of fish is this?

Our atlantic salmon season just ended and I would definately say it is a hookbill(Male) atlantic Salmon. One of the fish i caught looked identical to the one in first post. Another looked like a 16lb...
Forum: Mountain 05-15-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Video of the Muir Lake Project

Doc, I borrowed a rod and fished off the dock for awhile. Met some flyfishermen who were coming in and they had a great morning. I took pics of the acquatic life and the flies that imitated them...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-14-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,490
Posted By nearnuff
Re: A recent problem in my casting

I believe that a lot of anglers get confused over the issue of Form vrs Style. Flyfishers watch an accomplished caster and try their damnest to look like them. The interesting thing is they all cast...
Forum: Mountain 05-13-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Video of the Muir Lake Project

I had the pleasure of taking a tour of the Muir Lake project. It won a Recreational Fishing National Award and I was on the selection committee and it was good to see the work being done.
It was...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,772
Posted By nearnuff
Re: World Record

And that would I guess be called photography.
Missing on purpose I do as well. Sometimes I call it missing! lol
It would compare for me to pulling a fly away from a takeing fish.
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,772
Posted By nearnuff
Re: World Record

Interesting thread. dorian.ducker asked the question why one kills while hunting and can practice C&R while fishing. I suspect it is the result of a successful hunt and bring game to hand reqires a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,195
Posted By nearnuff
Re: How much to tip a guide?

I got off the water last nite after a hard day on the water with two clients. The water was cold and the browns were not active. I know it's a hard day for the clients as the expectations are high...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Expectations

There is a formula for this!
Dissapointment is expectation divided by reality. So if you lower your exectations you also lower the chance of dissapointment!
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Expectations

Ken, well said!!! There is nothing else I can think of to add. Thank you we all need that moment of clarity you provided!!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-20-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,129
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Sage bass rod

I just read this thread and have decided to acquire a Sage Smallmouth rod. I will use it for stripers and smallies. What we are talking about here is 1 ft 1 in under a 9 ft rod. If it casts bulky...
Forum: Other Gear 02-25-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,422
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Richardson Chest Fly Box /Joe Humphreys

Many years ago I was guiding an angler for atlantic salmon. I admired his flybox which was on his chestand and was different. It has no markings and is built out of aluminum.He said it was a...
Forum: Eastern 02-21-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Grand River.

Yes I fished it for few days. I had a guide from Troutfitters and had a good time. There was hatches while I was there but my best fish was on a #8 muddler. Small drys and nymphs were the norm but I...
Forum: Eastern 02-20-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Grand River.

mikeo, advice is right on. I stayed in Fergus last summer and found the Troutfitters Outfitters Store a big help. They offered great advice on flies, access and methods. Access is well marked and...
Forum: The Daily Papers 02-20-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By nearnuff
Re: After eight years of construction - slowed by fierce Labrador winters and helicop

Great place for big brookies on a dry fly!! It is a wonderful place and I have fished Anne Marie and surrounding lakes a number of times. The new lodge is an amazing structure and provides a great...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 02-18-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,405
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Smallmouth Flies

I would not go out without a "Sneeky Pete" slider. I use different flies some named in the thread but that is my fav. for big fish as well. It is the only fly I cannot tie that gives me the same...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Gloves

I have always had problems with cold hands. I acquired "Chainsaw Fingers" years ago when working in the woods so my hands get cold easy. I have used pretty well all of the different gloves and wool...
Forum: The Daily Papers 02-13-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Looking for the company ..Quarrow..

Bonjour Alain, Your english is far better than my french!! I have a friend who has a Quarrow and I asked him about contact with the company. He found this number 1 800 255 6061. The company is in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By nearnuff
Re: what do you use to dye your buck tail

I use unsweetned Kool Aid to die natural fibers. I find it easy, cost effective and great results. my method as follows;
Take your bucktail and wash well in water with dish detergent, rinse and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 17,331
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Your biggest fish on a fly?

I caught this landlocked artic char in the fall. Not the biggest but great colours....
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,780
Posted By nearnuff
Re: How important is the price of the rod?

I have heard the same thing from people who have been part of design teams. I have a great TFO 6 wt but the 8 lacks same series, but it could be me. It is odd but appears to happen.
I have pondered...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,682
Posted By nearnuff
Re: Global warming!

As a maple syrup producer I see a definate change in the weather. We seem to have a shorten spring with winter hanging on until last of March then a short spring, then summer. Summer hangs on and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,780
Posted By nearnuff
Re: How important is the price of the rod?

Thanks for the reply and the answer Joni and GRN. I use Cortland and the peach is my go to line. I never over-lined a rod until Rip -Tide said he always goes a line up in saltwater fishing. I have a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,780
Posted By nearnuff
Re: How important is the price of the rod?

I am interested in Joni and GRN's comment that line is more important than the rod. Is this a brand of line or a wt of line. I never considered that some would observe the line was more important...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 37

 
Forum Jump












All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.