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by reservoirman
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: fly line
Replies: 3
Views: 465

fly line

Greetings I bought a medalist reel on ebay last week and it came with fly line.I think the line still maybe good but needs a good cleaning.Anyone have any ideas on the best way to go about making this line fishable again? Thanks ,Stan
by reservoirman
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Winter tying --- just wondering...
Replies: 15
Views: 2181

Re: Winter tying --- just wondering...

sorry must be getting senile guess I posted the same thing last year, tough getting old.
by reservoirman
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Winter tying --- just wondering...
Replies: 15
Views: 2181

Re: Winter tying --- just wondering...

I work outside all winter and this time of year the tips of my thumb and first fingers always get painful cracks and make it tough to tie flies and especially spin floss.I seal the cracks with super glue and rub pure lanolin into my hands which will make an unbelievable difference overnite.You can g...
by reservoirman
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr. Fox
Replies: 15
Views: 1306

Re: Happy Birthday Mr. Fox

very happy birthday Joe. Stan
by reservoirman
Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Cigars
Replies: 12
Views: 1335

Re: Cigars

Phillies sweets, usuallyget 2 packs for the price of one.They chew just as good as they smoke.
by reservoirman
Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Favorite Tyer
Replies: 39
Views: 6331

Re: Favorite Tyer

I think what inspired me to tye flies and also start fly fishing was the articles in either outdoor life or field and stream. They did a series of articles on Harry and Elsie Darby and the Catskill waters of the Beaverkill and the Willowemoc.My brother gave me a copy of Ray Bergmans Trout,and along ...
by reservoirman
Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Where do all the trout go?
Replies: 11
Views: 1503

Re: Where do all the trout go?

I have a very small stream by my home in eastern Ct. that dries up in the summertime to almost what you would call damp ground.I have caught small native brookies in it before.Altho I don't ever fish this small brook,I usually see these small brookies in it when I hunt in the fall.In fact the only r...
by reservoirman
Sun May 19, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Small water & week in review
Replies: 3
Views: 767

Re: Small water & week in review

Boy you do live in a beautiful part of N.Y.When I used to come up there a little more often,between fishing trips I used to drive around and just enjoy the scenery.Thanks for sharing. Stan
by reservoirman
Mon May 13, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: May 11-12 report
Replies: 15
Views: 2395

Re: May 11-12 report

Great looking fish cj,hares ear is one of my go to flies early on.Streams are low around here.Just got a much needed drink of water. Stan
by reservoirman
Fri May 03, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: The Mighty Trout
Topic: Back in the Catskills
Replies: 2
Views: 732

Re: Back in the Catskills

Great pictures as always Ed the water must be colder in your neck of the woods its over 50 nhere and the trout are looking up.Great time of year.