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Forum: Our Environment 07-27-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By ashbourn
If 1 in 100 will survive the summer they should...

If 1 in 100 will survive the summer they should not be stocking them. It does have affects on the body of water but it also cruel for the fish.

As for bardless hooks, not many places sell flies...
Forum: Our Environment 07-26-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ashbourn
If you are going to eat the fish that is fine....

If you are going to eat the fish that is fine. The reason C&R was created and pushed was because 50 years ago if you caught a fish you kept it, and most did not eat them. I have pictures of dozen of...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-24-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By ashbourn
I just got a 6' 3wt J.P. Ross. It is a med....

I just got a 6' 3wt J.P. Ross. It is a med. action rod, and I can cast quite far yet still be able to cast less then 10 ft
I find I have to use shorter leaders but that might be my bad casting.
Forum: Getting Started 07-24-2005, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By ashbourn
Tie a inch or a inch and a half long piece of...

Tie a inch or a inch and a half long piece of yarn on your line and go on your lawn. I like to setup targets it gives me something to judge how I'm doing. One of the best things when I started was I...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-24-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By ashbourn
I have found that they do not last long. Even...

I have found that they do not last long. Even shorter life if the line is not used much. The nail knot is easy to tie, just get a nail knot tool and life will be good. If you can't tie a nail knot on...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-13-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By ashbourn
Soaking works good with wiped down and soaked...

Soaking works good with wiped down and soaked again. I finish it off with some reel lube.
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 07-12-2005, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By ashbourn
Harriman is in NY and about 30 min from NJ

Harriman is in NY and about 30 min from NJ
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-06-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By ashbourn
If you do plan on fishing for some bass a faster...

If you do plan on fishing for some bass a faster action will make casting some of the bigger flies or popers. 9' 5 or 6 wt is a good AP rod.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-06-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By ashbourn
ebay is not a good place to sell flies. Auction...

ebay is not a good place to sell flies. Auction are some event are the best.
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 07-06-2005, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By ashbourn
I would think Harriman State Park would be...

I would think Harriman State Park would be perfect but alot of places you cant wade.
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 07-05-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By ashbourn
2 days I would think 1st or 2nd week of aug....

2 days

I would think 1st or 2nd week of aug. After the 2nd week alot of saltwater fishings starts, :) stripers :)
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 07-02-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By ashbourn
I 2nd no motor waters.

I 2nd no motor waters.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-01-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By ashbourn
Its called unilateral pricing. A company can call...

Its called unilateral pricing. A company can call it that and they use the excuse that they dont want other stores to take advantage of customers. Bose is a great example, I worked at the very large...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-28-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By ashbourn
That sounds good Clave close to home :)

That sounds good Clave close to home :)
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 06-28-2005, 11:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By ashbourn
I think I would be game. Where would this be???

I think I would be game. Where would this be???
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 06-22-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By ashbourn
I have done bass fishing on my 5 wt rod and the...

I have done bass fishing on my 5 wt rod and the biggest problem for me is how far I can cast with it. Since most bass flies weigh more then a trout fly that also makes it harder. Putting a heaver...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-22-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By ashbourn
I would not use a leader straightener use your...

I would not use a leader straightener use your hand. The rubber can heat up the leader too much making it act funny. You might want to change your leader formula.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-21-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By ashbourn
The butt should be stiff and the tip should be...

The butt should be stiff and the tip should be soft. The softer the tip the better. I would go Maxima is very stiff even there green that is the softest is stiff.
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-21-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By ashbourn
I love sulphurs 3 weeks ago I will on the willow...

I love sulphurs 3 weeks ago I will on the willow and got oer 2 dozen fish in 2 and a half hours. that was an amazing night.
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 06-20-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By ashbourn
Rubbermaid boxes one for each material. Way too...

Rubbermaid boxes one for each material. Way too many now I think I have 3 large boxes of just white necks. Since they come in different sizes I'll sometimes have the material for a pattern I tie alot...
Forum: Getting Started 06-20-2005, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By ashbourn
I soak mine in water for 10 min then rinse a few...

I soak mine in water for 10 min then rinse a few times. Then I buff the sucker and oil. Of needed I take a qtip and get any crap out before I soak it.
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 06-19-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,798
Posted By ashbourn
Back in the day we hard alot of tyers that would...

Back in the day we hard alot of tyers that would tie 750 + dozen a year but many have retired or found other ways to make more money. We only have one left who does over 1000 dozen. Many of the...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-19-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By ashbourn
When was this, I know the fishing has not been...

When was this, I know the fishing has not been too good because of the temps and the flood this year but it is shocking that there are still Green Drakes.
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 06-19-2005, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,798
Posted By ashbourn
It's not finding good tyers it is finding good...

It's not finding good tyers it is finding good tyers that are willing to tie over 100 dozen a year. We are lucky we can sell our flies for $2+ each and our patters do not change much. We even pay out...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 06-18-2005, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,798
Posted By ashbourn
Your agruement is valid but not all countries...

Your agruement is valid but not all countries have the same conditions and when compaired to what other people in those countries make alot of fly tyers are doing well. I still feel that you should...
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