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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-28-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By ben664
Re: Fly fishing Central Sweden Jämtland

Hi JP ! Thanks ! It's a "close" destination for us. From Biarritz, you have planes to Sweden. It's cheap. But the cost of living is higher than France...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 07-27-2015, 01:43 PM
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Posted By ben664
Fly fishing Central Sweden Jämtland

Hey guys !

It's been awhile since I don't post on the forum.

Just go back from central Sweden (Jämtland), Hiking and fishing of course ! . Only dryfly action.

here is the video
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Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 04-03-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ben664
Re: Fly color for rainbow ?

Thanks ! That what I thought. So brght day/clear water; light color fly, dark day/colored water: dark fly.

I asked it, cause sunday I will discover new water, so I have to take a good variety of...
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing 04-02-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ben664
Fly color for rainbow ?

Hi !

The season is start now ! What are the best color (colors combo) for streamers ?

I now that blue/black, Purple/pink are great for steelhead. Is it the same for domectic rainbows ?

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By ben664
Re: Any info on Kamchatka ?

Yes, sorry, maybe I misspoke. I know that a trip like this is expensive (I google it lol) I would like to answer if someone been there, and how he made the trip. I've seen a russian web site, and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By ben664
Any info on Kamchatka ?

Hi !

My fishing buddy and I are looking for a trip (maybe 2016 or 17) for Kamchatka.

Very few infos on the forum. Any idea of the price of a such trip ?

I know that a guide is a MUST,...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-18-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,888
Posted By ben664
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

Hi Dennis; thanks.

I have a 2.5 f float / 7.5 f T8, and 2 home made tips, one with an old sinking line. I will try this week end, and I'll let you know how is working.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2015, 03:12 PM
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Views: 184
Posted By ben664
The Chrome Valley (Salmon River)

here is the video of our trip of november.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kE-__Wc47Q
Forum: Fly Rods 03-15-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,888
Posted By ben664
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

Thanks guys !

I'm using a switch chucker line 7 wt (465 grain). Every articulated streamer I fish have big lead eyes.

I usualy put a MOW tip (7.5 f T8) for light tube flies, but do I need it...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-14-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,888
Posted By ben664
Re: Best rod for throwing articulated streamers?

Just a litte up of this thread ...

Anyone using switch rods (11 or 12') with articulated flies (swing technique) ?

I plan to use it on a big spanish river with big browns.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By ben664
Re: Merry Christmas Everybody

Merry Christmas ! Joyeux Noël ! Feliz Navidad !

:D
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By ben664
Re: Vibram sole replace ? Is it possible ?

Ok guys, thank you. Maybe it's better change the boot for the next season.
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By ben664
Vibram sole replace ? Is it possible ?

Hi guys!

I bought a pair of Simms boots in 2011, with Vibram soles.

I changed many time the studs and cleats, and the sole is now ready to change.

is it possible to change only the Vibram...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 12-20-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By ben664
Re: Switch reel question?

I would go with a Mirage Orvis (If you can afford it). I tested it this year on the Salmon River, with a nice steelhead, and perform just nice.

I have a Alpha 3 (Allen) and it's nice, with a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,051
Posted By ben664
Re: It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?

Nice pictures and read guys !

No secret for me this year ! My best trip was last month (Nov) on the Salmon River NY. Yes, the water level was LOW, Yes it was CROWDED, Yes it was f****cold, BUT ,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By ben664
Re: A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Hi Jaybo;

You're helping me a lot !

I'm now thinking about spring time on the PM.... (streamer fishing for steelies and big browns). It will be different than my Salmon River fall experience !...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By ben664
Re: A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Thanks guys , for your replies. When do you think the steelies are in "good" number on the PM ? (late oct or Nov ?) Sure I'd like to have a boat trip one day... but only one on 10 days fishing. If...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By ben664
A good alternative to Salmon River NY for steelhead ? (GL Area)

Hi guys !

That's it ! I'm back in France, after 13 days of fishing on the SR. This year was different than last year (350 cfs and 1 000 cfs last year), lot of people, due to a very bad salmon run....
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By ben664
Re: Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Indeed !!

Salmon River fishing: Small chinook run this morning, lots of steelhead in the river | syracuse.com...
Forum: Northeast 10-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By ben664
Re: Pulaski NY Steelhead Gear

Hi Mike ! Welcome to the insane world of Chrome ;)

Rod: Like Eastfly said, you can't go wrong with a 10'7 wt. This year I have a switch rod 11'3 7 wt. If you want to fish this time of year,...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By ben664
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 10-01-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By ben664
Re: Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Last year I've been there from Oct 18 th to Oct 31th. Frist days was very crowded. Fair weather don't help. Last 2 days was nice.

I don't care about salmon, but steelhead !

This year, with...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By ben664
Re: Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Nice !

Thanks for replies guys, Hope you're right Randy ;)
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By ben664
Steelhead season on the Salmon River ?

Hi guys !

I'm looking every day for reports from Pulaski, and it seems this season start is very low.

Someone says "No major Salmon run this year"

Is the lak of salmons will impact...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-14-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,204
Posted By ben664
Re: First morning in Michigan.

Nothing compare to the Salmon River zoo....

I'm not familiar to PM, but I'd like to plan a trip next year for steelhead.

For the Salmon River or the Oak NY, the "big" run usally start end of...
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