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Forum: Share Patterns 08-12-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By jayodonn
Re: taking a rotary vise to the extreme!!

There are Norvise videos on YouTube. I don't have one, but love watching him tie flies with it. There are a lot of cool techniques in this video.

YouTube - Extended Body Mayfly Dun -...
Forum: Share Patterns 08-12-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Squid patterns, please show yours....

I tied this one using EZ Body Tubing. I haven't had a chance to use it yet. (PS - couldn't figure out how to embed the photo)

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=2024
Forum: Fly Reels 08-06-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,949
Posted By jayodonn
Machined vs Cast

Hi all. I recently purchased a 7' 6" 4wt rod and found the reel that I own is too heavy. Using a paper cup, tape and looking up that 1 fluid ounce of water is approx 1oz in weight, I've determined...
Forum: Fly Reels 07-31-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By jayodonn
Anyone have any experience with the Greys...

Anyone have any experience with the Greys G-Series? 3.6 oz and $50
Forum: Fly Reels 07-30-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By jayodonn
I ended up getting a 7' 6" 4wt from Cabela's. ...

I ended up getting a 7' 6" 4wt from Cabela's. This reel is too heavy. :mad: Any suggestions on something lighter?
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,293
Posted By jayodonn
Re: My floating line sinks

Thanks all. Will give those suggestions a try. I plan to replace the line very soon, but wanted to know what I can do in the interim.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By jayodonn
Nets: Teardrop or Rectangular?

I read the poll on using a net vs not using a net. I don't own one, but feel I may be man-handling the fish removing the hook so was considering getting one. What are the pros/cons to the different...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,293
Posted By jayodonn
My floating line sinks

Hi All. I'm new to the sport and have a WF floating line. Originally purchased to play around with panfish, I now use it to chase trout (got 2 browns and a rainbow last night during the Hex hatch)....
Forum: Fly Reels 07-20-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,518
Posted By jayodonn
LL Bean Meridien Disc I

Hi all. I picked up this reel last year for $20. I bought it and a 6' 6" Eagle Claw Feather Light Rod to catch blue gills with my 4yr old son (he uses spincast with worm and bobbin). Well, this...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 07-01-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Mayfly Tails

Thanks...again. Great info.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-29-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Mayfly Tails

Hi All. I learned there's a mayfly called Hexagenia Limbata in my area. Any easy recipes you can suggest for this large mayfly? It emerges at night I'm told.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-24-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Mayfly Tails

Great info! Thanks so much! FYI - the unique hair is a stiff plastic kinky fiber and similar to the bristles on a very cheap paint brush. Maybe it will work?? To see the stuff in action, here's...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-23-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By jayodonn
Mayfly Tails

Hi All. I'm a SW fly fisher and just getting into trout fishing (caught and released my first brown last weekend...at least I think it was a brown trout :D) I have some ultrahair (aka supreme...
Forum: Northeast 05-12-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Flies for RI trout - beginner

Any fly recommendations for 5wt LMB fishing?
Forum: Northeast 05-11-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By jayodonn
Flies for RI trout - beginner

Hi All. I started out here last year with questions for saltwater fly fishing. I bought some gear, tried it and quickly became addicted! I logged 37 fish last year with majority being stripers, a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Zero Gravity vs TFO pro

Truchas - I see you're in New England. River & Riptide Anglers in Coventry, RI lets you cast the rod before purchasing. They don't carry Orvis but have all the other major brands (Scott, Sage,...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 08-28-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Which knot to use...

Thanks all. Been using a loop knot and it's working great. No more crooked clousers! :frogdance
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-18-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By jayodonn
Bubbles in Epoxy

Hi All,

I posted this question in my "superglue vs head cement" thread but haven't received any input yet so thought I'd start a new one.

I'm using Devcon 2-part 5 minute epoxy on polar fiber...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-15-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,983
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Head Cement or Super Glue?

Thanks all! Speaking of epoxy, does anyone have trouble with air bubbles? I use 2-part Devcon 5 min epoxy and mix it as gently as possible. I still end up with bubbles and it drives me nuts! :mad:...
Forum: Share Patterns 08-14-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Dragonfly

...actually this one has the head a little forward of the wings. My other, smaller one I put the back of the head on top of the wings.
Forum: Share Patterns 08-14-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Dragonfly

Here's the recipe - DON'T LAUGH! :icon_bigg

-Iridescent ribbon that fell off 4yr old girl's bike handlebars (neighbor's kid - it's all over my yard!)
-Foam head was cut from pipe insulation...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-14-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,983
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Head Cement or Super Glue?

Thanks for the responses. I should have included detail that I fish saltwater so the flies are relatively large. I use superglue on eyes for clousers and epoxy on polar fiber minnows. I was...
Forum: Share Patterns 08-14-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By jayodonn
Dragonfly

I have some iridescent plastic ribbon and wanted to use it on a fly. After some messing around I ended up with a dragonfly. I'm a newbie so it's not very pretty but I think it'll work! Have people...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-14-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,983
Posted By jayodonn
Head Cement or Super Glue?

Hi all. I'm new to fly tying and was wondering the pros/cons of head cement vs superglue. I have both..is one better than the other?
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 07-21-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jayodonn
Re: Which knot to use...

Appreciated..will see if it's my knot-tying or fly-tying that's the culprit!
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