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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-02-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By fly505
Re: Streamer dubbing help

Oh man! Thank you for the many helpful replies :). The blend they use looks like a blend of ice dub, senyos laser and something else...nice flowing and soft dub that make nice smaller bodies and can...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-01-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By fly505
Streamer dubbing help

So I know the guys at fly fishfood have their proprietary dubbing blend "Bruiser Blend" and make some really good looking streamers from them, but does anyone have any idea of a substitute dubbing...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,595
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

I've fished the Corrales channels a few times, pretty small and tight quarters casting is the name of the game for those areas. Not much room for two-handed style of casting unfortunately. I've been...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,595
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

Hey Cab, thanks for the suggestions! I have a friend who spin fishes below coopers....lands some pretty nice browns. Gonna have to give it ago in Feb. Thanks again!
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,595
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

He Juan can get pretty annoying at times with the amount of people there for sure :/. CAB....where abouts on the Chama near TA do you suggest fishing at? I've fished the Chama only once below Abuqui...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,595
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

I've fished streamers with some success around the T-hole, you'd be suprise how willing some of the fish are at chasing down streamers :). The shuffle is when you "shuffle" your feet when wading, a...
Forum: Flies 01-19-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By fly505
Re: Great youtube fly tying channels?

Hey there, tightline productions are the best indeed...some other really great ones are InTheRiffle and Flyfishfood...I believe they have most of their vids on there....huge library of patterns :)....
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks! A buddy of mine is headed up to the San Juan, gonna put a few in his box, will report back how it does ;).
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks again for the assistance Larry :). Gonna tie up a few of the cream versions. Tied on a sz 22. The pattern calls for gray goose biots wings, could find any at local shops, but gonna try...
Forum: Flies 01-08-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks Larry for the info :). Let's see if this works. Here is one I tied up, I used small clump fluro fiber and flattened them while applying some superglue, mad a nice stiff flat sparkly-semi...
Forum: Flies 01-07-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

I will defintely once I figure out how to :/....I think there's a tutorial somewhere on this forum.
Forum: Flies 01-06-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Ya I did a search on it as well, I think some superfine lightly dubbed will work as a fine substitute :). At least I think it looks decent ;)...haven't fished the few I've tied yet.
Forum: Flies 01-05-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

So I contacted Orvis to see if they would provide a materials list and they did! A super friendly customer rep sent me this :

Materials:

# 20, 18 200R Tiemco hook is what I recommend and use...
Forum: Flies 01-03-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

You know what....I bet they would too. They are truly customer oriented, have nothing but kind things to say about Orvis. Thanks for the suggestion.

Mark
Forum: Flies 01-02-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Oh man! That's perfect! Thanks a ton, gonna have to head to my local hobby lobby and check em out ;). Thanks again!

Mark
Forum: Flies 01-02-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Thanks for he replies, I'm just gonna have to purchase a few indeed and see what they are mode from. I've kinda came close with black supreme hair for legs and flouro fiber (white) for a wing...
Forum: Flies 12-31-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

The wing is the hardest to identify for sure. Userx, it does resemble a white biot of some sort? Defintely has good reviews, looks like a perfect cripple/adult to fool even the warriest of trout on...
Forum: Flies 12-30-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By fly505
Orvis's Magic Midge....need help

Hi all! Been really interested in tying up this simple yet beautiful pattern on Orvis's website but cannot identify the legs and wing material used?! Anyone have any ideas or have this particular fly...
Forum: Fly Reels 12-13-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By fly505
Re: Need a reel for a sage VXP 5wt

Im gonna have to recommend the Lamson Guru, you can find it on closeouts or "scratch n dent" sales from various online retailers (stillwaterflyshop etc). I have the Guru 2.0 for my 9' 5wt and it's an...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,074
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis Recon

Great! Thanks for the reply :). Ya $450 for a mid-priced rod is a bit bonkers these days but that's how everything seems to be trending. I have my first starter rod that I've been using and think...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,074
Posted By fly505
Re: Orvis Recon

I have the Recon on my radar as well as the Winston Nexus...I am torn as I can't cast either one :(. From what I've read the Nexus sounds like it may fit the bill, not overly fast, but has power to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,595
Posted By fly505
Re: New Mexico Fly Fishing

Welcome to NM! Pecos is a great spot for small steam fishing indeed. Just was up there earlier this morning through the afternoon in fact, mixed bag of rainbows and beautiful little browns. Caught...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By fly505
Re: Trouble with furled leaders

I have quite a few of their leaders, Mike is a pleasure to do business with, nothing but top notch customer service. He usually posts on here from time to time, always updating his latest and...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-22-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,611
Posted By fly505
Re: Not liking Orvis lately

I'm not sure how your fish but when rods break at the butt section...never grab above the grip, shorts the "lever" and applies unwanted pressure and creates a weak spot... Will most always weaken and...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-20-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By fly505
Re: Will a Lamson Guru 2 balance a 5wt Scott A4?

Hey Logan,
First off, welcome to the forum :). Lots of great people to learn from here, they all have helped me out at least once or twice. I have a guru 2 on my redington 5wt and I think it...
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