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by Algyros
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: My new vise of choice
Replies: 19
Views: 348

Re: My new vise of choice

Great work, John, only exceeded by your generosity.
by Algyros
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: New regulations in region 3
Replies: 24
Views: 838

Re: New regulations in region 3

Thanks for bringing this to our attention, CJ. As soon as I'm done with this post, I'll write a letter as a "tourist" who comes back to the Catskills in part because of the wild trout in the tributaries.

Alex
by Algyros
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Fall fishing
Replies: 12
Views: 853

Re: Fall fishing

That's a lovely fish. And, in my imagination, its beauty is magnified by the beauty of the place where you caught it.
by Algyros
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Nail knot or...
Replies: 21
Views: 909

Re: Nail knot or...

I make a tiny (1/8") loop at the end of my fly line using ten pound Berkely fused crystal superline and a uni knot. I make the loop and then secure it with the superfine. A drop of superglue secures it. Then I just tie on the butt of my leader to the tiny loop. Easy to attach, easy to detach. Alex
by Algyros
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Some recent brook trout
Replies: 10
Views: 2452

Re: Some recent brook trout

Those aren't the kinds of brook trout I come to SGM to read about. Could the administrators fumigate this site?

Alex
by Algyros
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: The elusive 20
Replies: 13
Views: 651

Re: The elusive 20

A hook straightened by a large fish is a badge of honor.
by Algyros
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Couple of good ones
Replies: 12
Views: 616

Re: Couple of good ones

Joe, There are many places to look for information about Euro or tightline nymphing, but I think that one of the best is troutbitten.com. Just look up "mono-rig" on Dom's site. As for indicator placement, I think that adjusting the indicator is overrated. There is an assumption out there that when u...
by Algyros
Thu May 30, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Nymphs
Topic: Catskill cannonball step-by-step
Replies: 28
Views: 4194

Re: Catskill cannonball step-by-step

The Cannonball, in all its manifestations, is a fantastic fly. It's beautiful and catches lots of fish. What more can you ask of a fly?

Alex
by Algyros
Tue May 14, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: New Fly Shop
Replies: 4
Views: 491

New Fly Shop

by Algyros
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Weekend report April 27-28
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Re: Weekend report April 27-28

Thanks for the report, John. I'm sure better days are ahead.