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Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By jackinok
Re: Cricle Fishing Hooks

I cant find it now ,but I read a interesting article on these this summer.longliners in the ocean did a test on different hooks and these out did the others like ten to one.even more amazing was when...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By jackinok
Re: tapered fly line and their intended uses

I'll chime in on this one.the untapered (level) lines have thier uses also,they have some very good advantages in certain aplications.first they will load a rod faster than any other,which makes...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-14-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By jackinok
Re: Night fishing: Advise?

I actually fish more at light than any other time,all good advise here,but as to flies/bugs etc I just use what i use during the daylight.its amazing how fish can find a fly or lure in the dark!one...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-12-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,724
Posted By jackinok
Re: Struggling with Rod choice

I'm sorry I cant help you with a rod choice ,all my rods are like me,OLD! but I will second what hardyreels said ,buy what you feel you could use the most at home,but after fishing from north dakota...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,856
Posted By jackinok
Re: What is a good age to start kids?

I had mine with me as soon as they could walk,like the others say, get a cane pole or a small rod they can hold and let them catch some perch.DONT expect to get any real fishing done though!LOL (and...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-11-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By jackinok
Re: guide spacing

thanks mojo thats just what I needed,I had a formula wrote down at one time,but I put it up somewhere safe, and you know how that goes.watch out for flyguy, thats a pretty sharp stick he's swinging!
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 11-11-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By jackinok
Re: noel mo

I know exactly what your saying ,ive preached the same thing here for years.That keeping the livestock carrying capacities within reason,farming barriers around ponds creeks filter the runnoff,PROPER...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 11-10-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By jackinok
Re: noel mo

sorry if I inavertantly started a squabble here.but i'm sorry , Bubba loves lu-lu ,swastikas,joe blow was here, painted on everything is not a sign of economic depression,it pure idiodic vandalism!...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 11-10-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By jackinok
Re: noel mo

Thanks for the info.believe it or not, as redneck as it seems, I spent my honeymoon camped on the elk fly fishing! that was 37 yrs ago,went back once since.I was so disgusted with all the graffiti...
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By jackinok
Re: Newbie With lots fo questions

after fishing for bass w/fly rod for close to 50 yrs,my opinion - look carefully at the diagram big cliff has ,try to keep your rod 45 degrees or less and you wont have much trouble.as for a good...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 11-09-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By jackinok
noel mo

Anybody fish between noel MO and ginger blue lately? we spent a few vacations there about thirty yrs ago and the small mouth fishing was Great.but I haven't been in that area since,just wondering if...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 11-09-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By jackinok
guide spacing

I have some old fiberglass rods i use for bass fishing that i would like to add some more guides to . mostly to stop some of the line bellying out between guides.is there a formula as to guide...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-09-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By jackinok
Re: DT fly line.

ive used them all, and I find myself using a (heaven forbid) level line most often anymore for large mouth.for the simple reason you mentioned,one cast may be forty ft and the next four ft,for me a...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-06-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By jackinok
Re: sinking line

See Joni's post above ,it was ,and still is by a lot of people advised.I never could understand why then ,and I dont know why you would want to now.but then i could never understand why folks would...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-05-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By jackinok
Re: sinking line

I agree on the line wts of rods,i have several that say 6-7wt etc.,my question is/was ,oddly enough ,it is not unusual at all in the old literature to find people recommending upsizing one line wt...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-05-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By jackinok
Re: sinking line

Thanks Joni,I'm bound and determined to get this stuff figured out,ive fished floating lines for a long while,(mostly I bass fish farm ponds and small lakes)but when the fish moved deeper in midday i...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-04-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By jackinok
Re: sinking line

thanks for the reply! ,(I posted this later over on the fly line forum Where it belongs obviously)I'm going to try to fish some sinking line with streamers for bass this next summer in some deeper...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-04-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By jackinok
sinking lines

I mistakenly posted this on the wrong forum ,sorry,I have never fished a sinking line or even seen one fished,but I was wondering why on nearly every rod specs I have found on my old bamboo or...
Forum: Fly Lines 11-04-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By jackinok
sinking line

I am just really starting to get into the basics of using a sinking line in my fishing .in fact I have never even seen one used!,but I really want to understand the basics of flyfishing since i'm...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By jackinok
furled leader,sort of

for you folks wanting to try a furled type leader before you buy,or build a jig to make them properly,go to the american angler website,look in the article section for a article entitled "do the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,238
Posted By jackinok
Re: Best Fly Fishing Vehicles

Thats easy!,any vehicle thats not your own!Mother in laws 62 cadillac made a pretty good one!.the one I like the most was an old 72 dodge full size van.Now its a 99 chevy 3/4 ton 4wd,
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By jackinok
Re: fly line weight

thanks! thats what I was looking for,never could find what a "e" designation was.I do have some 5wt lines in good shape i was needing to find a home for (not white though,LOL).Might even be a good...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By jackinok
fly line weight

first,I apologize if this is in the wrong section,,I just recieved a old shakespeare wonderod (Ialways liked these old rods)that I purchased on ebay,my question is on the line weight/design,its...
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