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Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2017, 06:03 PM
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Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Haha I'm going to try. I have a feeling I will be making some ugly things first when I'm figuring it all out haha.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2017, 12:05 AM
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Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Raided hobby lobby and walmart the past couple days. Got some silver and gold holographic tinsel from the christmas section, some gold wire, bulldog clips, some silver and gold holographic ribbon, a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-20-2017, 12:00 AM
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Posted By ponycarman
Re: What have you been tying today?

Tied some more. The prince nymph has been probably my favorite nymph to fish but has been my least favorite to tie. I have a ton of problems tying them. Hopefully they will get better with time and...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-19-2017, 06:48 AM
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Posted By ponycarman
Re: What have you been tying today?

Tried tying some mop flys last night.

http://i.imgur.com/Mw2RkRL.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/WM7yZBi.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/RCncyPn.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/hvd7TkV.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-17-2017, 10:31 PM
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Posted By ponycarman
Re: What have you been tying today?

Tied a few more tonight. My dubbing skills seem to be getting a little better.

http://i.imgur.com/X2SokX9.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/H8aKRaY.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/zrnJ7xB.jpg
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-16-2017, 09:59 PM
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Posted By ponycarman
Re: What have you been tying today?

Tied 5 of these tonight. Took me a while but they look decent. First time tying anything smaller than a size 12.

http://i.imgur.com/57ZmPF9.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DgTlAU7.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got some more brass beads in the mail and some tippet rings to try out.

Picked up this rod today. Cabela's has their "prime" series glass rods on sale for $50 so I couldn't pass it up. I got the...
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 10-13-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,520
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Today! Cabelas Prime 50% off

Fish it :D

Just picked up my 5wt a few minutes ago. I can't wait to get it to the water!
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 04:54 PM
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Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got some stuff in today!

300 slotted tungsten beads
Bunch of floating and sinking poly leaders
Couple more cheapy skagit heads to play with
And a couple more spools of backing.
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 04:20 PM
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Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got two leader wallets, 4 hackle pliers, and a spool of maxima chameleon today.
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 10-11-2017, 12:15 PM
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Views: 3,520
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Today! Cabelas Prime 50% off

Weirdly enough I went to cabela's today to grab a couple things and the fellow in the fly fishing department checked the price of the rods. The tags said $149 like online but they rang up at $49...
Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 10-11-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,520
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Today! Cabelas Prime 50% off

They are back up to $149. That price might have been a booboo. Glad I grabbed one at $49 :D
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 10-08-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Possible tenkara hookup issues

Just a little update. I believe I figured out my problem. Had a little "lightbulb came on" moment the other weekend trying out tight line nymphing and for the first time veing fairly successful. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got some goodies today.

Piscifun aoka reel

http://i.imgur.com/ATagHop.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/k2CSB6A.jpg

Also some biots, scud backing, and a good assortment of brass beads.
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got a bundle of pheasant tail feathers today.

http://i.imgur.com/YiR8iOC.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got 40 bags of antron dubbing yesterday and 3 dubbing dispensers. I think im set on dubbing for a while haha.
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got these today.

http://i.imgur.com/MWo83Vj.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

Got a couple inexpensive lines in the mail. Also got a 10ft 3wt from a Chinese company. I've had pretty good luck with their stuff so far. The rod is pretty nice. It looks and feels nice to me. Felt...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-16-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Possible tenkara hookup issues

That may be some of my issue. With such a flexible long rod its I'm sure the set should be firm. I think I may be setting it pretty light. Mainly because I have on numerous occasions set the hook...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2017, 09:04 PM
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Views: 99,671
Posted By ponycarman
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

https://i.imgur.com/s2K7giu.jpg

Got this today. 9ft 4wt classic trout.

Also got a cheapo sink tip line, a few spools of backing for other reels and rods, and a bunch of mop fly material.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-15-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Possible tenkara hookup issues

I'll give that a try. I'll keep practicing and see how it goes haha.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-13-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Possible tenkara hookup issues

So far I've kept my line about the same length as my rod. Maybe a foot longer or shorter just depending. I was trying to keep tension on the fish. Not sure if I was leaving slack or if I'm not used...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-12-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Possible tenkara hookup issues

Thats possible I suppose. Maybe I'm still not detecting the strikes as quickly as I thought. I've always been awful at indicatorless nymphing ugh.

Fish sizes were around 4 to 8in approximately....
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-12-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By ponycarman
Possible tenkara hookup issues

I went fishing last weeked with my tenkara rod. Had a great tine and landed 2 trout. While in the water for about 3 hours I had tons of strikes. And quite a few fish on the hook. I'm guessing around...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-12-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By ponycarman
Re: Affordable longish 4wt?

Went ahead with the classic trout :D
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