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Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 730
Posted By gt05254
Re: It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?

Along the lines of Dave's excellent post, my best day was watching her land this atlantic....
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,092
Posted By gt05254
Re: What is the worst fly fishing commercial or movie scene?

Just started watching Foyle's War yesterday. Was pleased to see the fishing moments. The guy can actually pretty much cast the cane rod he's using. And it really was an Iron Blue Dun he (or...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 448
Posted By gt05254
Re: Up eye, down eye, straight eye... Does it really matter?

guess three pics doesn't equal 3,000 words, lol. At least we're on the same page, I just like simple. Very nice description, Silver Creek.
Gary
Forum: Saltwater Articles 12-10-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By gt05254
Re: Bonefishing the Bahamas - November 2014

Great job of giving us the "flavor" of Bahamian bonefishing. I sure miss it.
Gary
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-10-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 135
Posted By gt05254
Re: Been on a bit of a streamer kick lately.

Thanks, guys! I had quite a few wing assemblies sitting around gathering dust, so figured I'd get them out of their zip-locks and on to hooks.
Gary
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 135
Posted By gt05254
Been on a bit of a streamer kick lately.

http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh38/gt05254/fly%20tying/2014-12-011_zps3c48f14d.jpg (http://s252.photobucket.com/user/gt05254/media/fly%20tying/2014-12-011_zps3c48f14d.jpg.html)

Gary
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 448
Posted By gt05254
Re: Up eye, down eye, straight eye... Does it really matter?

I did a little test some time ago to see what, if any, difference there was in the behavior of up, down and straight eye hooks when you pull on them at an upwards angle. I did the test by attaching...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-06-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By gt05254
A few for an old friend

Tied these as a thank you to an old friend who supported my efforts back in the days I ran the American Museum of Fly Fishing. He's not even a salmon fisherman, just wanted a few of my flies for his...
Forum: Fly Fishing Reels Classifieds 12-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By gt05254
FS: Battenkill Large Arbor IV Black Spools (2)

GONE TO EBAY I have 2 Orvis Battenkill Large Arbor IV Spools (black) for sale. Both are in perfect condition, and both are spooled with 20lb. backing; one orange, one green. $55 each, includes...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 12-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By gt05254
FS: Diamondback (Vermont) 9' 5/6 wt MINT

GONE TO EBAY This Diamondback (made in Vermont) 2-piece for 5/6 wt, is in mint, like-new condition. It has never been fished. Would make a perfect holiday gift...a premium rod at a...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-28-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By gt05254
Re: Hardy Marquis Salmon 1 question

I have landed atlantics in excess of 20 pounds on it. Having said that, its all about being able to palm the rim effectively as a drag; the reel effectively has no drag of its own. Additionally,...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 10-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By gt05254
Re: Scott T3H Opinions?

I have 2 Scott T2H's and like them both very much. the T3H is the next generation after those. My goto long rod is a Loomis Roaring River Stinger 13' 8wt for atlantics. The 12'6" 8wt Scott is a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-27-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,705
Posted By gt05254
Re: Streamer junkies!

I love fishing streamers. Especially with my Scott T2H 12'6" 6wt where the rivers are large enough.
The Deep Green Beauty has landed Brook, Brown and Rainbow trout, as well as landlocked and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By gt05254
Re: Autumn and Atlantics

Well, it is a rod loft, but only the rod holder thingies that I got from Cabelas, without the hanger thingies. I used cargo bars that I already had for my F-150 as the supports. Way cheaper, and I...
Forum: Northeast 10-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By gt05254
Re: West Branch Ausable

check out the Hungry Trout Fly Shop. Guide Rachel Finn is the best. They have the west branch dialed in.
Gary
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By gt05254
Re: Autumn and Atlantics

Thanks for the kind words, guys. It is a fine time with fine friends!
Gary
Forum: Other Gear 10-18-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,261
Posted By gt05254
Re: Need water proof camera help ?

Yikes! I was extremely happy with my Nikon AW 110 (takes great video) until I saw rapman's pics! Nice.
Gary
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By gt05254
Autumn and Atlantics

What could be better than:
Classic reels on big two-handers
http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh38/gt05254/Miramichi%20Oct%202014/2014-10-022014-10-09001004_zpsf7f4f6eb.jpg...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-10-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By gt05254
Re: The mighty atlantic

Haven't seen this thread before. I have a batch of friends that are professional guides (Guide 1 classification) on the Miramichi where I assume the OP's friend was fishing. I don't imagine any of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,037
Posted By gt05254
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By gt05254
Re: Deer hair

If by shrimp patterns, you mean like those used for atlantic salmon flies, don't use the big, huge "northern" bucktail; it's often fairly hollow and will splay all over the place on you. Go for the...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 05-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By gt05254
FS: Wheatley Trout Fly Box - 1602 DK NIB

Selling this special edition Wheatley trout fly box, with swing leaf and trout medallion on lid for $125 including shipping and paypal fees to CONUS - more elsewhere depending upon location. Never...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By gt05254
Tanner's LBT

I developed this fly for a gentleman from Michigan that is targeting big brown trout. Finally put my name to a fly. Oh, and it hooked a trout on its very first cast into a river.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By gt05254
Re: Trip To Canada

I just got back from 2 weeks in New Brunswick, more cabin remodeling than fishing, but that's ok.

A few things:
1. If you fish in New Brunswick and are a non-resident, you are required to employ...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By gt05254
Re: Nova Scotia or New Brunswick

+1 for Rodney and the Cains.
Gary
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