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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-11-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: caught my first with my own fly!!

thanks! Peters is my last name. Mike Peters. I'm using an old username assigned to me from school. Probably should be a bit more creative. I've talked with friends about planning a fishing trip...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-08-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: caught my first with my own fly!!

thanks guys, yah i'm definitely keeping the fly. I just wish I had brought my camera with instead of using the cellphone. i have some better pictures of other trips though.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 06-08-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By mepeterser2451
caught my first with my own fly!!

i finally caught one with my partridge and orange. a small sunfish. i also got a hit on Ant's comparadun but i pulled too early. i'll post some more & better quality pics of new flies and fish in...
Forum: Fly Swap 05-16-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,240
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Beginner's Trout/Panfish Fly Swap

just went home to maine and checked out the flies. these are amazing! thanks so much everyone! i cant wait to get out on the water this summer. thanks mark too for changing the address and hosting...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-14-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: hooks

ok thanks guys! i was looking to get wet fly hooks too. i figured these would work. just wanted to know the difference between them. dry fly are much thinner then?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-13-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By mepeterser2451
hooks

hey you guys, i'm buying some more hooks. How do you know if certain hooks are for fly fishing? i'm buying some old mustads on ebay. here's a link to the ones i was looking at

Mustad Fishing...
Forum: Fly Swap 05-08-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,240
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Beginner's Trout/Panfish Fly Swap

sorry to hear that sean. my flies arrived in Maine but it will be a week before I'm done school. I can't wait to try them out though. thanks everyone for a fun swap!
Forum: Share Patterns 05-05-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: soft hackle red

i love your soft hackles. i tried tying this and mine doesnt look anywhere near as good. great job.
Forum: Share Patterns 05-05-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: primrose

very nice flies, i've got the materials so i think i'll tie up a bunch. here's a beginner question, which feathers am i using for the wing. Do i match up a feather from each wing?
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-16-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: I keep breaking thread!

i had the same problem with a bur in my steel bobbin. ceramic is way better. however, i still break it sometimes because the spool refuses to spin, so i usually just take a knife or scissors and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-09-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: This fly would make crappies absolutely giddy!

yah i watched all his videos. He has some really good flies and does a great job explaining.
Forum: Fly Swap 04-04-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,240
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Beginner's Trout/Panfish Fly Swap

sean thats awesome! can't wait to try them out!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-25-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Folding Hackle

i do similar, tie in at tip, use few barbs, only a couple turns. but when it comes to the folding, I've found that I like to do it a certain way. I fold the barbs just slightly so they aren't all...
Forum: Fly Swap 03-24-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,240
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Beginner's Trout/Panfish Fly Swap

Mark, I included a couple extra because some were definitely better than others. So go ahead and pick out the best and keep the extra.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-23-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: What materials are a must to begin tying trout flies

get a good quality bobbin. i went crazy with the cheap stainless steel one i bought and tonight i just got the griffin supreme ceramic and its a billion times better. spend the extra money. its...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-20-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,691
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Blue Quill my Favorite MayFly

that looks really good!
Forum: Fly Swap 03-19-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,240
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Beginner's Trout/Panfish Fly Swap

mine are done, as soon as I'm back in New Hampshire on Sunday I'll send them out.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-07-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: fly tying newbe

definitely get a ceramic bobbin. my cheap cabella's bobbin was breaking thread as soon as i bought it. also, if you want to get a taste of it before you go and buy a lot of the tools and materials,...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-06-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By mepeterser2451
Forum: Share Patterns 03-04-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: This is my Adams

that looks awesome
Forum: Share Patterns 03-04-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: partridge and orange

thanks, actually i do have pictures of the partridge and orange. But i fried my computer with a glass of water and this temporary computer won't support my camera. I'll have to go do it at the...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-03-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: partridge and orange

thanks jimmie and thanks for the tips pocono. I've tried both gold foil and silver wire ribs. I haven't tried without yet so I'll give that a go. I'll try without the dubbing too although I do...
Forum: Share Patterns 03-03-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: partridge and orange

just got my partridge skin. it seems nice for $15. its much easier than the starling as you guys were saying, although the stem is a bit thicker, so the heads are slightly bigger than with the...
Forum: Fly Swap 02-27-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,240
Posted By mepeterser2451
Re: Beginner's Trout/Panfish Fly Swap

my partridge skin is at the post office, just gotta wait till monday to get it. i think i've gotten pretty consistent with the starling i was practicing with, so i should have them done and sent out...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-21-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By mepeterser2451
partridge skin quality?

hey everyone, i got this second chance offer on ebay for this hungarian partridge skin for $15 w/ shipping. Just wondering if it looks like a quality skin or if you know of a better source for bird...
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