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by HookI
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Pool name on. Esopus
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: Pool name on. Esopus

Fished a beautiful bend pool about a 100 yards or so below 5 arches bridge today...what is the name of that pool? Also does anyone know of a map out there lists the pool names on Esopus? I would like to learn more about it. Is Mother’s pool behind the campground? Andre Andre Dette Fly Shop has coll...
by HookI
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Epeorus Ed's BIG Opening Day Brown Trout!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Epeorus Ed's BIG Opening Day Brown Trout!!!

^^^ If it is got me hooked if not Ed deserves a fish of a life time good man he is .
by HookI
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Starting to worry
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Re: Starting to worry

Do you guys change your tactics as the river conditions change Or do you wait it out ? I’ve seen guys not even toss a fly knowing the conditions were not how they like to target them . Provided the water was safe to enter Not so much tactics but do change where I fish. There are a few spots on the ...
by HookI
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Starting to worry
Replies: 6
Views: 258

Re: Starting to worry

Do you guys change your tactics as the river conditions change Or do you wait it out ?

I’ve seen guys not even toss a fly knowing the conditions were not how they like to target them . Provided the water was safe to enter
by HookI
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: First...
Replies: 24
Views: 1081

Re: First...

Esopus Creek
w/ Big Indian Guide Hank Rope
April 27 2016
19"1/2 Rainbow Trout ( released )
5w Orvis Clearwater
Bead Head Pheasant Tail Nymph ( which was my 1st tye )

the other Chuck
by HookI
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Dubbing wax
Replies: 11
Views: 624

Re: Dubbing wax

Reading the posts here and comparing the brands of wax , seems to me everyone controls the amount of wax for dubbing proportions differently . Don't want to throw a wrench into this here or take it off topic . But I think it will add . Going over an post a few years back . The poster was talking abo...
by HookI
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: the other chuck = the other trout
Replies: 1
Views: 222

the other chuck = the other trout

12/26 winter Trout fishing can be very good when your in Tampa Bay , that day winds were 20 + so a lot of Belgian casts . 8w Orvis Helios 3D Mirage reel, Orvis all rounder fly line ,20lb floro 9' tippet , chartreuse over white streamer = synthetic . . Had a hand full Trout in the mid 22"-26" range w...
by HookI
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: The best of 40 years of fly patterns
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: The best of 40 years of fly patterns

I started fly fishing in 1979, and coincidentally, I started keeping a fishing log that year. Every year around this time, I go through my logs and try to glean some information from them. This time around, I decided to list every fly pattern I've ever used and count how many times that particular ...
by HookI
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: The Carrie Stevens Archive
Replies: 14
Views: 856

Re: The Carrie Stevens Archive

Sorry for your lose. I was a mailman for 36 years and always rang the bell or knocked on the door if no bell. If no one would answer I always left a notice. Now I tell everybody to insure the packages so the carrier needs a signature. I don’t no why these companies just leave the packages on the po...
by HookI
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: The Carrie Stevens Archive
Replies: 14
Views: 856

Re: The Carrie Stevens Archive

real sorry for the stolen archive . Speaking of long shots . If it was easy pickings most likely it's a local perp. & they are most likely still in the area . Only my suggestion . to me it looks like there is no $$ can replace your work . A few signs placed in the neighborhood Newspaper add & maybe ...