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Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,750
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Stream rules: rant content... beware.

Man, you guys wouldn't even get your boots wet here in New Jersey if you turned your truck around every time you saw another truck parked by the river.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,480
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Your State Fly Pattern

As a New Jersian, I approve of the flies selected to represent our state, even if they were selected from out of staters :clap:. Fact of the matter is, you will see a lot more people using garden...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,104
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: who keeps a flask in thier gear and whats in it?

White lightning yeyeyeyeyeye!!!!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-18-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: How do you buy your deer hair?

Thank you ted4887. That was exactly the kind of info I was looking for when I first typed the question. I will be tying mostly smaller streamers (less than size 6) meant for trout and average sized...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-17-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: How do you buy your deer hair?

I hear ya but the season ended two months ago, so that won't happen until September. I didn't really start tying until after the season was over. I'm just looking for something to get started with...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: How do you buy your deer hair?

Can you spin with bucktail? I wouldn't mind getting some bucktails for clousers and stuff though
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By bmxrider11976
How do you buy your deer hair?

Hey everyone,

I'm really starting to get into tying and have taken some interest in tying with deer hair lately, mostly looking into trying out some spinning on patterns like muddlers and what...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,464
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Fishing chicks?

And a Visla?! Lucky man indeed! I wish my girlfriend was more into it. I can get her out with spinning gear, but fly fishing is a stretch.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-14-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Macro cameras

That made me LOL. Thanks, Ard. I just use my camera phone on a tripod. I think the hard part about macro shots is getting the proper lighting. It doesn't take the best shots out there obviously, but...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Down to 3.

Being a New Jersey fisherman myself, I highly suggest a shorter rod. That is unless you already have one in the arsenal. I don't have any info to offer on those rods, but thought I would throw that...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Beginner Waders

Cabela's is having some good sales now. I picked up a pair last night for 120 bucks that retail for around 170
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 42,148
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Rainbow Trout Pics

Got this gem today! Sure was cold out there, but he warmed me up from head to toe with elation after not being on the water for a while ...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 43,897
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Small stream Stories and Pictures;

Well after not being able to fish for a couple weeks, I had to get out before this snow storm hits us here in New Jersey. Drove all over trying to find a place to fish that wasn't frozen all the way...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 727
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Ya'll might ban me for this

YE SHALL BE EXILED! But honestly, don't be ashamed. I know it is a fly fishing forum, but the thing that is shared no matter what is the joy of a tight line. No shame in using a spinning rod. If I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Fly Floatants for Noobies or What Floats Your Fly

Great read with one thing I wanted to mention. Water doesn't suffer manic depressive bouts. What I think you might mean is that water is a POLAR molecule, meaning that it has a positive end and a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,158
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: “grinning-guy-holding-the-big-fish" photos

I do it because it makes for a good picture. Young, CHECK. Ballcap, CHECK. Idiot,....what were we talking bout again? I don't really see what being young and wearing a ballcap has to do with anything...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Wet Wading

When I wet wade I normally wear board shorts or just normal gym shorts. I wear decently tight fitting non cotton under britches. Keeps me comfortable and keeps the leeches out :O. I normally wait til...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Resume for a Fly Shop questions??

Proving yourself as a people person would be paramount in my opinion. You definitely have to know your gear and know how to use it. I would add things in your resume like TU membership, if you're a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Homemade Zonker strips?

Awesome guys, thanks! I wouldn't be tanning the hides myself but probably buying them from the fur traders around here. I wonder if the big auction site has acceptable hides I could try it out on. My...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 527
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: How 'nasty' is today's weather going to be?

Nasty enough for them to cancel my Meteorology afternoon class!!! Too bad she gave us online homework on "heat islands". The irony hurts.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: New Zealand Strike Indicator

I consider free cheap :punk::punk: Already figured out a satisfactory replacement I believe. Some poly yarn, a coffee stirrer, and stripped 12 gauge wire sheathing.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By bmxrider11976
Homemade Zonker strips?

Has anyone done it? And if so, was it worth the hassle? Squirrel and rabbit hides are quite plentiful, just wondering if it is doable or if you are better off paying a few bucks for the pre cut ones....
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 806
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: New Zealand Strike Indicator

I really like the looks of there. Not to jack the thread, but is there a way to do it on the cheap? Could I get away with something other than wool?
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 02-11-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 663
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: February Raffle from Life On The Line Fly Fishing;

I'd love to have the fly tying book!
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By bmxrider11976
Re: Grandaddy Longlegs

One of the highest forms of comic relief is finding a daddy longleg and throwing him out in the water. They kinda float around and hop up and down like doing a little jig. It's even better when a...
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