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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-16-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: I keep breaking thread!

You folks were right, it was my bobbin....I took out jeweler's loop and took a close look at my bobbin. It has a tiny cut at the top that runs inside the tube. I'm sure that is causing the issue. I...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-15-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By beerbrewer
I keep breaking thread!

I'm new to fly tying and I've made a few nice saltwater flys, but I keep breaking the thread. I don't think I'm pulling too hard, but i could be. I'm using Danville Flat Waxed Thread. It seems to...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 03-15-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,997
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: 8wt saltwater rod

Try an Albright......they are selling out their stock. I have a Albright XP and it seems fine.

GP Fly Rods | AlbrightFlyFish.com (http://www.albrightflyfish.com/fly-rods/gp-fly-rods.html)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-15-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By beerbrewer
Fly tying Materials?????

I'm just getting back (after 35 years) into fly tying and I need some advice. As a kid I used to make my own fresh water flys out of necessity and I can't believe how far things have improved. I...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-01-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: Can I spice Backing?

BigCliff I was always partial to cayenne pepper!

Too bad I can't spell!
Forum: Fly Lines 03-01-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: Can I spice Backing?

No I have not put the line on, but this is a big reel. The spool is just over 1-1/4" wide and 4-1/4" in diameter. With 150 yds of 30 lb dacron I still could add 1/2" more of line on the spool and...
Forum: Fly Lines 03-01-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By beerbrewer
Can I spice Backing?

Can I splice backing? Sorry for the typo.

I purchased a 9-10 wt real and as per the manufactured recommendation, I put 150 yds of 30 lb backer on it. Frankly the reel looks empty! Before I put...
Forum: Other Gear 02-27-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By beerbrewer
Dive boots for my waders??

I'm looking for boots for my waders and someone suggested using dive boots. He said they are light and don't get water logged. I'm fishing mostly in saltwater. I have really wide feet and am...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: Who puts on your line?

Truthfully I'm not worried about the knots, I have those down. However I was told that it isn't easy to put backer on a fly reel. Why I'm not sure, it seems fairly simple, as long as the backer is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,133
Posted By beerbrewer
Who puts on your line?

Do you folks put the backer and line on your reels yourself or do you take it too a tackle shop?

Unfortunately for me Sports Authority and Dicks did in all the little guys and now the closest...
Forum: General Discussion 02-23-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By beerbrewer
Good Online Store?

Anyone know a good online store for saltwater fly fishing supplies? I can't find anyone local, other than Dicks.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-18-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: Newbie Needs Advice?

I've only been on this site for a day or so and I've already learned so much.

I think I've decided on an Albright GP (90892) wt 8/9 9' long ($44) with a Albright GPX Fly Reel ($129). I liked...
Forum: Fly Lines 02-18-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,897
Posted By beerbrewer
What Line for saltwater??

I'm new to fly fishing and don't know what line to use. I'm thinking a forward weighted that floats. Am I correct and can anyone suggest a brand? To begin, I'll be fishing in salt water. My rod is...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-18-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By beerbrewer
Re: Newbie Needs Advice?

I'm not sure how you got the impression I fish from a boat because I am basically a surf caster and mainly fish from the shore. I'm interested in fly fishing in shallow water (tidal pools) and from...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-17-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By beerbrewer
Newbie Needs Advice?

I'm an avid fishermen and have been for over 40 years, but I've never fly fished and I'd like to start. I live in NY and fish mainly in the Long Island Sound, Great South Bay and Atlantic Ocean for...
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