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by HookI
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Leader breakage next to knot??
Replies: 9
Views: 435

Re: Leader breakage next to knot??

The only time I have EVER had a knot fail on me is when : I don’t wear my glasses and improper tying of the knot rushing and over cinch = stretch , don’t lube the line up . I noticed one time the lead guide on my rod had a small nick , when the attach line ran thru it ,chafing = weakening the knot =...
by HookI
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: The Dry Fly
Topic: Humpy
Replies: 46
Views: 7461

Re: Humpy

read this post when it came out , you guys are very nice to share your ties , figured I give it a try , 6/14 on the Willowemoc early am, produced a 18 1/4 " Brown trout . Was it ok that I was not targeting Brookies ?
by HookI
Wed May 06, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Steelhead Flies
Topic: Rabbit leech
Replies: 2
Views: 2061

Re: Rabbit leech

for Huge Trout Love it ! thanks for sharing
by HookI
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Synthetic parachute wing material?
Replies: 20
Views: 2709

Re: Synthetic parachute wing material?

Natural & Unnatural materials sounds so unlike like most of you on the board , your confusing the heck out of me :roll: you're confusing me a bit...natural or man made? other man made materials such as hi-viz (enrico's fiber), polar fiber work. I like to use the nylon fibers found on nylon ropes......
by HookI
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Synthetic parachute wing material?
Replies: 20
Views: 2709

Re: Synthetic parachute wing material?

Natural & Unnatural materials sounds so unlike like most of you on the board , your confusing the heck out of me :roll:
by HookI
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Streamers & Bucktails
Topic: My favorite BTS
Replies: 0
Views: 1189

My favorite BTS

She may not be pretty but she attracts the big ones , don’t not go in the water without Pink .
by HookI
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Sizes
Replies: 10
Views: 1804

Re: Sizes

many factors as to why , from my own reading with just a guess ,more than the earth can handle , Development in the BK valley could increased siltation be a major part of the BK/Willo reduction insect production ?
by HookI
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: The Unnaturals
Topic: Anyone fishing fiberglass?
Replies: 18
Views: 6201

Re: Anyone fishing fiberglass?

Last weekend I was fishing on a small Catskill feeder stream to the Esopus. I caught and released 6 small Brookies using my Orvis Superfine glass 7' 3wt. I love these series rods. I also own the 8' 5wt in which I landed a 21" Brown on the Esopus Memorial Day. Brookie , its been on my mind about the...
by HookI
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Grass Rods
Topic: thinking about purchasing a bamboo rod
Replies: 15
Views: 5939

Re: thinking about purchasing a bamboo rod

Late to this show, but... I like Dickerson tapers as suggested above, even thought about an 8013 myself... since you owned a cane rod before, than you know that they "feel" much different than graphite... much slower, though I feel the Dickerson taper--- and Garrison tapers--- are faster action, fo...
by HookI
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Yellow Nymph
Replies: 1
Views: 4471

Re: Yellow Nymph

I’m really liking the Hareline Ice Dubbing ,as the dubbing loop really applies them well . Just tried the Peacock along with the Caddis selection . Those yellows look awesome thanks for sharing