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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 10-03-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,355
Posted By Willie Gunn
Very useful for old men but always remind them to...

Very useful for old men but always remind them to pull the zipper up before starting to fish again!
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-23-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Willie Gunn
Brillant film.

Brillant film.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-31-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Willie Gunn
There might be a health problem if the fish is...

There might be a health problem if the fish is cold smoked or eaten raw, gravad lax.

http://www.food.gov.uk/multimedia/pdfs/guidsalmonanisakis.pdf
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-23-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Willie Gunn
I would imagine it is a slow rod so has a largish...

I would imagine it is a slow rod so has a largish window, modern fast rods need a very precise line weight slower rods less so.
On salmon rods Bruce and Walker make a 7-10.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 12-22-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Willie Gunn
Merry Christmas and tight lines in 2008 from...

Merry Christmas and tight lines in 2008 from Speyside the home of Speycasting.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m151/williegunn/Bahamas041.jpg
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-08-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Willie Gunn
Definately mosquitoes if you look carefully, not...

Definately mosquitoes if you look carefully, not a pleasant thought, you can see the individual bites. I seem to have a very bad reaction to insect bites. A couple of anti-histimine tablets washed...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-07-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Willie Gunn
A Scottish Salmon Fisher chases Bones

I enjoyed it but salar is still king. We were fishing on long island; we stayed at Chez Pierre http://w ww.chezpierrebahamas.com/ we were guided by Locksley Cartwright. The last time I fly fished in...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-14-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By Willie Gunn
Cheers Pete, hogging the boat as I don't have the...

Cheers Pete, hogging the boat as I don't have the right boots sounds perfect.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-13-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By Willie Gunn
I'm going to Long Island, it is a guided trip, a...

I'm going to Long Island, it is a guided trip, a friend of a freind cancelled at the last minute so I'm getting a good deal.

Socks I was just going to wear the trainers on the beach and wade into...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-10-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By Willie Gunn
Well I'm going to the Bahamas bonefish fishing,...

Well I'm going to the Bahamas bonefish fishing, and this is all new to me.
What kind of a bag measures 62"?

Will I need my tweeds? or will it be warm?
what kind of flies? I have managed to...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-24-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By Willie Gunn
The 100lb figure came from forum dwellers who...

The 100lb figure came from forum dwellers who simply put the length and suggested girth into the salmon o meters that abound on the internet, hype followed hype. Some forum owners thought they could...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-18-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,552
Posted By Willie Gunn
Grue I think is the tem that is used in Scotland.

Grue I think is the tem that is used in Scotland.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-18-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,279
Posted By Willie Gunn
The British Salmon experts have declared it...

The British Salmon experts have declared it around the 45lb, but bear in mind it would have been heavier when fresh. Cock salmon loose a lot of weight fasting in fresh water.

Still an atlantic of...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 09-13-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Willie Gunn
I hope you are right, but I still see too many...

I hope you are right, but I still see too many pictures of dead fish coming from Ireland.

Old habits die hard, worming and prawning to ensure fish are caught.
...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 09-13-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Willie Gunn
In Ireland your gillie will have it dispatched...

In Ireland your gillie will have it dispatched before you get time to get the hook out.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-31-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Willie Gunn
As usual Graham is correct on all counts. ...

As usual Graham is correct on all counts.

I'm busy fishing, and the rivers are fishing well.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-30-2007, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,598
Posted By Willie Gunn
Is it normal to catch "cock" kelts? ...

Is it normal to catch "cock" kelts?
http://www.flyfishingforum.com/flytalk4/attachment.php?attachmentid=6367&d=1177630903
Has this fish actually spawned or is it a rawner?
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-03-2007, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,727
Posted By Willie Gunn
Ann, I don't think it really matters, they all...

Ann,
I don't think it really matters, they all must look black when viewed from below.

On the otherhand I am sure that a fresh salmon cannot conect the line with the fly, they might when they...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-04-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By Willie Gunn
Interesting Radio Programme

If you are quick you can listen to this programme for the next 6 days till Saturday the 10th March
http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/radioscotland/view/show.shtml?grassroots
Click on listen again,...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-01-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Willie Gunn
http://www.flyforums.co.uk/ Try here things can...

http://www.flyforums.co.uk/ Try here things can be a bit wild at times, there are few moderators but someone will know the area.

Avoid viewpoint if you are of a nervous disposition...I'm...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-12-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,035
Posted By Willie Gunn
The proper way to wind is with the right hand, if...

The proper way to wind is with the right hand, if right handed, as the majority of the population are right handed the House of Hardy made most of the reels as RHW so LHW reels are much rarer, hen's...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-12-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,035
Posted By Willie Gunn
I would agree, the Loop Classic looks good in the...

I would agree, the Loop Classic looks good in the adverts but does not fdeel right when you hold one.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-10-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,035
Posted By Willie Gunn
Juro what about a nice Perfect? A collectors...

Juro what about a nice Perfect? A collectors Brass Faced 4 1/2 special price for you $2000US bound to increase in value........almost an investment.
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 12-23-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,356
Posted By Willie Gunn
I cannot remember seeing a full page advert in...

I cannot remember seeing a full page advert in any of the UK magizines for Danielsen.

As in any break up there is always two sides to the story, as I am not privy to the ins and outs I will say...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 12-23-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,356
Posted By Willie Gunn
A bit hard on Loop as they have paid for all the...

A bit hard on Loop as they have paid for all the R&D, marketing, etc, etc the producer is now just selling the reels on the back of Loop's work.
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