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Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-10-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,391
Posted By Bugman
I agree with the crowd, although I've never...

I agree with the crowd, although I've never really thought about the question of fly colour and water temps in isolation from other factors.

The amount of flow in the pool being fished and, to a...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 01-09-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,124
Posted By Bugman
Jocelin - Thanks for letting me know when Brett...

Jocelin - Thanks for letting me know when Brett will be fishing!

Everybody was responding as if Brett was fishing very early in June, but I didn't see anything in his original message that...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 01-09-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,124
Posted By Bugman
Wow ... There are a lot of great opinions...

Wow ... There are a lot of great opinions expressed here. You can't go wrong with any of this advice.

The Gaspe rivers (York, Dart, Petite, Bonny - at least) usually run clear - even in early-mid...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 11-19-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By Bugman
While we're on the subject of the Quebec...

While we're on the subject of the Quebec Pre-season draws, I thought I'd relate a very minor good news story.

We (two of us) got wiped out in the draws on the Gaspe-town rivers. We had one pick...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-26-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By Bugman
I was lucky enough to sneak a salmon trip to New...

I was lucky enough to sneak a salmon trip to New Brunswick in with business meetings that I was attending in the east in mid-October. So, Jackie Scott and I were ‘on the Miramichi’ from Oct. 10...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 09-05-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,348
Posted By Bugman
I must agree with a previous post ... it's not...

I must agree with a previous post ... it's not the gear that makes for an unethical approach, it's the dangler.

I was fishing the three Gaspe-town rivers in late September a few years ago. I saw a...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-17-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bugman
Corrigoon on the Gaspe - 2008

Hi folks, Jim Corrigan here with a Trip Report from our June 30 – July 11 time on the Dartmouth, York and St. Jean Rivers. Axel Larsen and I were on the water for 9.5 days, with one evening of very...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 05-26-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By Bugman
Ann ... thanks for the great photos of the York....

Ann ... thanks for the great photos of the York. The river looks full, but great!

Has anybody started fishing yet? I thought I'd heard that the York was opening in the last week of May

Looking...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 05-15-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,742
Posted By Bugman
Hi Ian - you make a number of very good points...

Hi Ian - you make a number of very good points ...

We may have fished for the same Brown trout on a beautiful river in Southern Ontario. Regardless, you are correct ... lifting a dry fly off quiet...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-20-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Bugman
Question ZEC Gaspe Regulation Changes

Hello to all, Jim Corrigan here.

I'm sure some of you have received the recent correspondence from the ZEC Gaspe to its members that announces their General Assembly (8 April). This package...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-12-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,742
Posted By Bugman
What an interesting question ... When I...

What an interesting question ...

When I first read about fishing the Bomber, I got the impression that it could be fished in a lot of ways. Skated, dead drifted - short or long, pulled under ......
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-11-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,742
Posted By Bugman
OK you dry fly Atlantic Salmon lovers ... this...

OK you dry fly Atlantic Salmon lovers ... this You Tube video clip should get you going ... :whoa:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGVTpQw8Ig0&feature=related


Jim Corrigan
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 02-05-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By Bugman
HMMM ... I wear waders to keep the wet stuff on...

HMMM ... I wear waders to keep the wet stuff on the OUTSIDE! :hihi:

Jim
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 02-01-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By Bugman
Dwayne ... Charlie and Tony would not have needed...

Dwayne ... Charlie and Tony would not have needed a guide to lay a superb coverage on any pool on the three great Gaspe-town rivers. However, it must have been VERY hot (or lots of Canadian beer) for...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 01-14-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Bugman
Hi Dwayne, Jim (Bugman) Corrigan here. Sorry...

Hi Dwayne, Jim (Bugman) Corrigan here. Sorry about the slow response - I was busy and I needed to look at the book again to refresh my memory.

I read this title quite a while ago, and fairly early...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 01-02-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By Bugman
Yes, a non-resident must fish with a guide every...

Yes, a non-resident must fish with a guide every day that they are on Newfoundland waters. I paid about $130 per day back in the late 90's.

When you add up all of the costs of salmon fishing, it...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 12-05-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By Bugman
Hello Ann, Jim (Bugman) Corrigan here. I have not...

Hello Ann, Jim (Bugman) Corrigan here. I have not received any emails from you since your Victoria trip, although I did get one from your friend in Beaupre. I've tried to telephone and email you, but...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-17-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,270
Posted By Bugman
While everybody is speculating ... I'm with...

While everybody is speculating ...

I'm with Mr. Teflon Jones ... mid forties for both length and weight.

We've all seen pictures of truly huge salmon from several North American rivers. I'm...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-30-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Bugman
Dear macspey ... thanks for this great lead! It...

Dear macspey ... thanks for this great lead! It is a British book - I think I'll have a much better chance 'across the pond.'

Tight lines!

Jim
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-27-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Bugman
HMMM ... I haven't tried a Library specifically,...

HMMM ... I haven't tried a Library specifically, but I'd be amazed if it was on any shelves in a public library system.

I did a bunch of web searching for the book. Interestingly, I saw my copy of...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-26-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Bugman
Help with Obscure (?) Salmon Book

Hello to all, Jim Corrigan here. I have a fairly offbeat request, and could think of no better place to find the right ‘Focus Group’ than this Forum. :eek:

I recently purchased an interesting...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 08-11-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By Bugman
Hi Ann, Jim Corrigan here. I've seen a few recent...

Hi Ann, Jim Corrigan here. I've seen a few recent pictures of your three rivers - the water levels are amazing for this time of year.:eek:

More flood pictures are always welcome. It's always a...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-18-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By Bugman
Hi gang, Jim Corrigan here to address several...

Hi gang, Jim Corrigan here to address several questions that arose in response to my Gaspé fishing report.

Mark asked:

“If I understand you correctly, you hooked 13 and landed 6 salmon between...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-17-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By Bugman
Hi Folks, Jim Corrigan here with a quick report...

Hi Folks, Jim Corrigan here with a quick report about the Atlantic salmon fishing trip that Axel Larsen and I took to the three great rivers at Gaspé-town.

We were on the water for nine full and...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 05-23-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bugman
SO ... The season has been open for several...

SO ...

The season has been open for several days. Enquiring minds want to know :confused:

Does anyone have early-season stories from the York???

The salmon world awaits ... :)

Jim...
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