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Forum: Fly Reels 08-01-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,766
Posted By flytie09
Re: Abel's forthcoming Sealed Drag Reel

$50 nippers huh? Crazy.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By flytie09
Re: numbers?????

You'll evolve from a numbers / size guy to just happy to get out and catch one. I'm happy you live where you can catch a fish every 10 minutes for 2 days, but for most it's not about that. If you...
Forum: Fly Reels 02-26-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 162,694
Posted By flytie09
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By flytie09
Re: fly boxes and sling packs

I'd look seriously at Extra Large Waterproof fly boxes. There's so many brands out there at cheap prices it's crazy. I have a Bugger Barn, it's ok but my flies get wet when I try wading up to my...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By flytie09
Re: Sarycuse NY area

I talked to my parents who live on the S shore of Oneida Lake and it's been cold and 8-18" of snow within an hours drive. I'd say if you're fishing normal trout streams, it's going to be tough...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,761
Posted By flytie09
Re: Anyone not use tippet? fly right to leader

I use silk leaders dipped in invisible ink every other casts. Knots are for suckers. If you're anti knot tying, just put a loop on either end of leader and tippet and you're in business. I've...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 02-04-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By flytie09
Thumbs up Re: Some winter steelhead in Cali......

Sweet stuff bro. I like the 3rd pic. My fish pics suck, I'm going to try and step up my game after seeing your alone pics. Or I'll just toss em back and say I cant do them justice.

Keep them...
Forum: Other Gear 01-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By flytie09
Re: Best waders/boots for $200

I'd go good waders and cheaper on the boots. Upgrade as he evolves or fishes more. i mean you can get decent boots for $50 if you look hard enough. Just me and my experiences. I scour the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By flytie09
Re: Would you fish these flies?

As Rick Flair would say , "Woooo!". I'm not kidding, those things are antiques in my mind. At least collectibles. They've never been out of the packaging he bought them in.

It's all your...
Forum: Northeast 01-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By flytie09
Talking Re: Need a Good Salmon River Guide

Sure thing bud. It could be worse, the Salmon River could be in Jersey. You'd be eaten alive and have no wheels on your car when you guys were done. But seriously... You'll have fun and learn a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By flytie09
Re: Paper is Not Dead!

I went to school for Pulp and Paper and its kinda true. Unless you wipe with it, it's not environmentally correct and being phased out. Guess that's why I changed jobs. Funny stuff tho, pass the...
Forum: Northeast 01-16-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By flytie09
Re: Need a Good Salmon River Guide

Remember you're dealing with New Yorkers. And I'm one of them. Direct, no pfooting around and no time for bs. I hope we helped.
Forum: Northeast 01-15-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,451
Posted By flytie09
Re: Need a Good Salmon River Guide

My quick take on 3 guys fishing from a drift boat.... There are a few guides in Pulaski with drift boats big enough and with more than 2 "fishing" seats. Some boats have a bench seat up front and a...
Forum: Other Gear 01-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By flytie09
Re: Best waders/boots for $200

Go to Mad River Outfitters. Crazy sale on Simms Headwater waders now - $209 and a bunch of sizes left. These aren't the G3s or G4s but they're a pretty sweet deal. If you search for coupons, he...
Forum: Other Gear 12-24-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By flytie09
Re: Cabelas simms pack sale

Me too. Congrats on our self picked out Christmas presents. I hope it works better than my vest and is a little more ergonomic. I checked it out in the local Cabelas first. I'm going to look...
Forum: Fly Lines 12-05-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By flytie09
Orvis multi tip line system

Hello all. Im new to all of the sink tip, multihead, polyleader stuff and a bit confused. Orvis has a sale on their 10 wt multi tip system (non spey model) for 45 bucks. Is this worth it, or...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 12-01-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By flytie09
Re: Salmon River Pulaski NY Steelhead Fishing Report Salmon River NY

Randy,

Thanks for the in depth report and analysis. I'm coming up next weekend. I usually fly fish but wanted to pick your brain.

What are traditional target areas for this time of the year...
Forum: Eastern 11-21-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By flytie09
Canadians are spoiled

I was on my way to a job in Ontario along the North shore of Lake Superior. You guys are spoiled. I had a rod, but I didn't have the daylight or time.

In the states it would be elbow to elbow. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By flytie09
Re: "Fly fishing" split shot really sucks

It's a situational thing. I started out using gremlins all the time while nymphing with a foam float. Experience through out the past couple of years, research and some kind fellow one day showing...
Forum: Northeast 11-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By flytie09
Re: NY's Salmon River in October

Still some Kings in 3rd/4th week of October but most of the run is over. Go for Steelis then in lower river and you'll forget you ever heard of a Salmon. Good...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-11-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By flytie09
Re: Salmon River Pulaski NY Fly fish steelhead fishing report

I landed 15 plus fish in 2 days before the flows went up. So I won't cry. I don't dispute your good time up there, but I didn't see a lot of hook ups. It's a musta been here yesterday place some...
Forum: Northeast 11-07-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,164
Posted By flytie09
Re: How important is looking the part?

To me, I look the part when I'm hauling in fish hand over fist and the Orvis catalog guys are swarming in on me to get a peak at what I'm doing. It's whatever your budget allows, but you look like a...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-07-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By flytie09
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 11-06-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By flytie09
Re: Salmon River Pulaski NY Fly fish steelhead fishing report

I was up there 10/29 - 11/2. Fishing was good down river the first 3 days. Then the rain came and flows went up from 1500 cfs to 2500 cfs. I couldn't buy a fish with flows over 2000 cfs. Sure...
Forum: Southern U.S. 05-23-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By flytie09
Re: South Holston --Mid June '13

1. I understand TVA is currently moving a lot of water down SOHO. Is that likely to still be the case in mid-June? How might this affect wading the river?

This is a crapshoot. If things calm...
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