|06-03-2005 10:58 PM|
|SDHflyfisher||thats one funny looking booby nymph|
|06-02-2005 11:20 AM|
....argh too late for this week-end!
Came up to Burlington this morning, loaded up for the salt with no F/W gear.
Last season everything just stayed in the back of the car the whole summer - fresh, salt whatever. This year I decided to be a bit more "organized".
I'll bring some along next time.
|06-02-2005 11:02 AM|
Nice ties. Bring some of those to the cape...our pond has been lit up with trout.
|06-02-2005 10:40 AM|
Yup, same stuff. It's sold as a packaging material. I got a sackful from a company (I think it was XDR something or other ???). Probably enough for a thousand lifetimes for about 12 bucks
|06-02-2005 10:28 AM|
Is that suspender the same material you use for the boobie flies?
It looks great.
|06-02-2005 10:25 AM|
Play them off
the reel. A big carp could be hard on a 4-5 wt.
|06-01-2005 05:34 PM|
4-5 weight? just how big of a carp are we talking about
great looking pattern Adrian
|06-01-2005 04:28 PM|
I love to fish surafce flies in any environment. On my local pond and many warmwater areas I see a lot of damsel flies and back in the 'old country' the nymphs werer a popular pattern for still water trout. I would expect them to be consumed in large quantities and wouldn't hesitate to throw one to a big Carp - just as soon as I get the chance.
This one had done very well for me so far. Here's the pattern:
Hook: Orvis curved nymph hook size 8 (code 1510)
Tail: Olive dyed rabbit fur
Body: Olive dubbing
Rib: Oval gold tinsel
Suspender: Small polystyrene ball encased in nylon mesh stocking. Finished off with a coat of loon hardbody to help endurance.
Hackle: Rootbeer, wound parachute style.
This is a real simple pattern to tie and very easy to cast with lighter lines (4-5wt).