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by major257
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Light wire hooks
Replies: 19
Views: 2600

Re: Light wire hooks

Allan,

I will try to get it when I get home. I can't download video from here.

Matt
by major257
Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:38 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Light wire hooks
Replies: 19
Views: 2600

Re: Light wire hooks

In my experience I have found that it is better to let the fish stay on the bottom on the river where there is less current. So putting the rod tip in the air would bring the fish up in the water column creating more resistance on the fish and the hook/tippet combination. By keeping the rod tip down...
by major257
Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Brook Trout pond patterns: favorites
Replies: 16
Views: 1482

Re: Brook Trout pond patterns: favorites

I carry mine in the first trip to a pond and if I find a boat in there it doesn't go back in but most ponds under 2 miles I still carry it in. You know once you get comfortable fishing out of something it is hard to switch back. Pete and Simon are nice guys to deal with. They both are avid fly guys....
by major257
Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Brook Trout pond patterns: favorites
Replies: 16
Views: 1482

Re: Brook Trout pond patterns: favorites

Mike,

Don't you have a Hornbeck to carry into those remote ADK ponds?

That is the way I fish most of them.

Matt
by major257
Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: Salmon Flies
Topic: Keeping busy
Replies: 7
Views: 1534

Re: Keeping busy

Beautiful display CJ, I am jealous. I know I could build the frame but those flies I am not sure of to say the least.
by major257
Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: Site Updates & Suggestions
Topic: New members
Replies: 12
Views: 14913

Re: New members

CJ,

Did you delete my pms and emails to you?

Matt
by major257
Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Is it possible to tie flies as suggested by Cross?
Replies: 15
Views: 3439

Re: Is it possible to tie flies as suggested by Cross?

I am glad this came up because I use the above #1 method and the Leisers Book of fly pattern calls for the #2 method and I was unsure if I was doing something wrong or it is just a style thing.
by major257
Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Wulff wings?
Replies: 17
Views: 1922

Re: Wulff wings?

I will take that to note CJ. I only have a small piece of buck tail here with me but I will try it on the next batch when I am state side.
by major257
Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:43 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Wulff wings?
Replies: 17
Views: 1922

Re: Wulff wings?

Thanks Mike. I never use a stacker on the calf tail and that is what I use. They do look scruffy so I wanted to see if I was doing something wrong.
by major257
Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Wulff wings?
Replies: 17
Views: 1922

Wulff wings?

Do you guys use calf tail or body hair for your wings on your Wulffs?

Matt