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Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By nc_cooter
When the fishing ends

My wife ,Shirley, and I have been fishing buddies for 26 years. Five years ago, at age 70, she moved from conventional to fly fishing only. We only fish warm water. Through the winter, I tied flies...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: What makes a fish worth catching

All fish are worth catching, assuming they take the fly I am using. Hate to foul hook a fish. I give them a quick look and return them to the water.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,506
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: How Did You Get Your Wife Into Fly Fishing?

For 26yrs, my wife has been my fishing buddy. Me with a fly rod, she with a spinning rod. Four years ago, she asked me to teach her to use a fly rod. Her reason, I was catching more fish than she...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,913
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: A Proper Hat

I wear a long bill flats hat with a detachable neck cover when on the water. It is a light tan color, but the under side of the bill is black which really cuts the glare. I also wear a long sleeve...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: What should I do now?

Fill his head with cannon ball and powder his behind. Touch off the powder and the gator will loose his mind. Remove fly at your leisure. :D
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,395
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Problem with website

I check this website numerous times on a daily basis along with about a dozen others. It takes longer to navigate this site than all the others put together. I don't care about the ads as long as...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: In The Aftermath Of The Storm...

Jerry, that's a tough way to get firewood. Seriously, glad all are ok.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Couples that fish together

My wife, Shirley, has been my best friend and fishing partner for over 25yrs. As we hit our 70's, I wouldn't have had it any other way.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,103
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: What Price... Honor?

If the gentleman does have Asperger's, someone in the club should step up and intervene. If he is not so afflicted, he is in bad need of a big dose of Askickins.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,103
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: What Price... Honor?

Jerry, since the club representative refused to pay the agreed price before the deadline date, he voided the contract. I would send registered letters to all the officers of the club, stating the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,701
Posted By nc_cooter
Re: Confessions of a Serial Fish Killer

jp, I grew up on the banks of the Chattahoochee river in Alabama. My extended family were all what people today would call poor. We hunted and fished for food, not fun. We would buy shells a few at...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-05-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
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: 7
Views: 550
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: 358
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: 360
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: 791
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: 946
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: 946
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: Fly Fishing How To's 04-01-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
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: 570
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: 18
Views: 813
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: 4,298
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: 440
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: 440
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: 542
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...
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