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Forum: Share Patterns 07-21-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By fisher46
Wink Re: Diving Caddis...

I love the old school wet fly patterns. The old "cow dung pattern" has the same kinda look. More green though. (The late 1700's i believe.)They definitely still catch fish.
Forum: Spey Fly Lines and other Spey Tackle 07-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,212
Posted By fisher46
Re: Rio SLick Shooter Thoughts?

I like the 35 lb stuff. However,every line has its trade offs. I tie a larger perfect loop knot in that stuff with a drop of uv glue on it to to help w not hanging up. I've never had a problem. I...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 07-14-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By fisher46
Re: Reddng, CA - New Member

Thanks for the tip. Going on Monster right now. Since this Wonderful! recession has taken away any possibility of retirement, I might as well go fishing. My new life's goal is to work to fish....
Forum: Pacific Southwest 06-30-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By fisher46
Talking Re: Reddng, CA - New Member

You Guys are so lucky. I've been trying to move up there forever. It's that pesky employment thing. It always gets in the way of my fishing. those 5 hour drives could be time I'm spending holding my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: is there a problem??

If you can't put it in a video for us to check it out, try to get to a fly shop and ask somebody there. Most fly fisherman (or at least the guys I want to associate with) love to share there hard won...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By fisher46
Talking Re: Happy Fathers Day

I had the best fathers day weekend ever! I kicked the poop out of the shad on Friday, saturday and not so much Sunday. But, I t was still an awesome day. I losy count saturday morning. I evening got...
Forum: Forum Polls 05-30-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,231
Posted By fisher46
Re: Dream Destinations......

Christmas Island
Forum: Forum Polls 05-30-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Poll: S&A or RIO?
Views: 1,093
Posted By fisher46
Talking Re: S&A or RIO?

We needed Airflo in that one too.
Forum: Fly Reels 05-29-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,060
Posted By fisher46
Re: A 7/8 reel on a 6wt rod?

The only thing that rig is missing is a #8,wooly bugger tied clouser style.
So the hook rides up. I call it the carp bugger. Olive for clear water dark colors for darker water. BLAMO!!!:wiggle:
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-29-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,091
Posted By fisher46
Re: How does an Overhead Two Handed cast differ from a Spey or Switch cast?

[QUOTE=floorabove;363937]No I only have 1 handed rods. I fish salt, frum surf to back bays in the NE for stripers blues etc. I have been thinking of getting a 2 handed rod for the beach. Judging from...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-22-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,984
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: What is considered a far cast?

I love that Lefty Kreh quote.
Forum: Fly Reels 05-19-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,252
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: Help with picking a reel

bass pro white river reels
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-19-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20,457
Views: 330,337
Posted By fisher46
Re: new one word

Forum: The Fly Cast 05-19-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,233
Posted By fisher46
Re: Salt Water fly cast

For some awesome distance try the rio slick shooter line 35LB. 110' if you can keep the line from tangling in ur basket 120' if the wind is blowing right. 90' is nothing for that stuff. (we have a...
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-19-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By fisher46
Re: Is this a good roll cast distance?

If ur in situations were u roll cast all the time, you might want to check out the with or spey set ups. If u can feel how a roll cast loads the rod and ur getting out to 60', one of these set ups...
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,335
Posted By fisher46
Re: Rod cases

Pvc works great. Its not pretty, but its strong. The Orvis travel suitcase is awesome. I got the larger one that accommodates switch and spey. I've got 5 rods and 10ish reels and spools in it. A bit...
Forum: Forum Polls 05-04-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 25,934
Posted By fisher46

When I'm not fishing, I'm thinking of fishing. For some reason that leads to buying another rod or tackle of some kind. There better be fly fishing in heaven or I'm not going.
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-04-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,300
Posted By fisher46
Re: Need help with shooting line

Sounds like a bass bug tapered fly line is ur best bet. Rio has a good one. Check the line wieght on ur rod. If it says 7/8, go with the 8. There's some good videos on utube. If you watch a good...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By fisher46
Re: leader myth??

Awesome expansion on my admittedly ,some what, simplistic reply.
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By fisher46
Wink Re: leader myth??

I totally agree. You gotta pay more attention if you need and leader 13'. (Length divided by 4?) I've got no clue about furled leaders. They are cool looking though. Maxima use to be the only thing...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By fisher46
Re: leader myth??

This question has tortured me in the past. I've been fishing since before flourcarbon. Flourcarbon changes everything. After years, this is what I've come up with and it seems to work pretty...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-02-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,733
Posted By fisher46
Re: Carp Strategies

That one John has in the photo looks like a horse w/ fins. It's good to see carp has been discovered as an awesome fly rod fish. I like that situation about catching carp at 10' with
Forum: Pacific Southwest 10-01-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By fisher46
Thumbs up Re: Fly fishing SF Bay

I would say that be a miserably cold outing. The water is like 54 to 58 degrees. I use to play in it as a kid but, that was on warm days. Besides I've noticed, that when it's a sunny day the don't...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 09-27-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,733
Posted By fisher46
Re: Carp Strategies

When the water is clearer, I go down to a 4x tippet and tye on on mini bugger in Gray. I think it looks like a fry. A wet fly with soft partridge hackles has done well for me also.- green body- ...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-26-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By fisher46
Re: What's your method of stripping streamers

Your going to have to change it up until you discover what they want. Stitching into the palm of your line hand, strip strip pause strip, to long sweeps of your rod while halling in the excess. You...
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