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Forum: >> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies 01-25-2002, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,517
Posted By GregS
working with deer hair

Try to get ahold of a copy of Jimmy Nix's video on tying bass bugs. It will provide with detailed instructions and how to's for working with deer hair, spinning, stacking, packing, cutting, etc.. ...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-27-2001, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,465
Posted By GregS
Adrian, How about Dr. Who's phone both? ...

Adrian,

How about Dr. Who's phone both? Seems like it would make a good platform...

Greg
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-27-2001, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By GregS
Juro, Cleaning the fuzz out of deer hair, I...

Juro,

Cleaning the fuzz out of deer hair, I use a dog brush. Hertz mountain I think, it has fine diameter bent wire bristles. I picked up this suggestion, along with many others from the Jimmy...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-25-2001, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,289
Posted By GregS
Martin, There are many websites with fly...

Martin,

There are many websites with fly tying instructions available. Here are a couple:

http://www.flyanglersonline.com/
From the home page go click on Fly Tying, then follow the beginner...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 05-08-2001, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By GregS
Striblue, Try Dave.Wrightson@quantum.com...

Striblue,

Try Dave.Wrightson@quantum.com (not David).

Greg
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-03-2001, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By GregS
Nathan, Yes, that is the Green River in...

Nathan,

Yes, that is the Green River in Utah. One of the reasons for such prolific hatches on the Green is that it is a tailwater fishery. Therefore, the water temps stay within a much smaller...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-02-2001, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By GregS
Brad, I've never seen caddis back here in...

Brad,

I've never seen caddis back here in the east in the numbers you describe. I did get to fish the mother's day caddis hatch last year on the Green River, we floated the lower part of section...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-30-2001, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,444
Posted By GregS
Evan, Welcome aboard... The question...

Evan,

Welcome aboard... The question concerning a vice will not be limited to one answer. There are many good ones out there that will meet the criteria you have at this time. A few additional...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 04-23-2001, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By GregS
Craig, The black emergers with white heads...

Craig,

The black emergers with white heads are probably some kind of midge. I haven't fished midges much, and don't have any patterns that I can recommend. Look in some of the catalogs at midge...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-04-2001, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By GregS
RE:NEW BULLETIN BOARD VERSION COMMITTEE

I'll volunteer to be a beta tester. I don't have enough technical system knowledge to be of much help there.

Greg
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-04-2001, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By GregS
RE:The

Jimmy,

I have dark amber (vermillion/copper, call it whatever color you want) lenses and have always been happy with them in all fishing situations. If you believe all the marketing hype, you...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-03-2001, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By GregS
RE:Kenny Abrames Philosophy

Adrian,

The Salt Water Edge in Newport is the source for the Abrames saddles, and they may have the bucktail colors called for in the patterns. In the "What's New?" area on the side bar of this...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 04-03-2001, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By GregS
RE:Bronzeback Clave

Roop,

Will do. Are you interested in both trout and smallmouth or just one of the two? Either way, it will be easy to let you know via the board when I plan a trip to the Housatonic.

Greg
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 04-02-2001, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By GregS
RE:Bronzeback Clave

Adrian,

The Housatonic in the West Cornwall area (TMA - Trout Management Area) is one of the best trout rivers in New England during the spring and fall. Then during the summer, the smallmouth...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-01-2001, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By GregS
RE:Casting Clave a BIG hit!

What a great day!!!! Special thanks to Dave, Juro, and Todd for all your effort to make this gathering such a treat. I'm glad to have faces to put on many of the names I've seen on this board and I...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-30-2001, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By GregS
RE:I think we should expand this area...

Adrian,

What's a water knot?

Greg
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 03-30-2001, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,389
Posted By GregS
RE:Lets' talk FLIES FOR TROUT

Terry,

This is difficult, condensing fly selection down to a couple for each category....
Your choices are great, I will not repeat but add a couple I find good in each category.


Dry Flies:...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-27-2001, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By GregS
RE:796 XP

You said, "I noticed that the #8 shot like a rocket with no false casts. I could feel the #8 loading the rod which I personally like but on false casting the rod could not hold up as much line as the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-27-2001, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By GregS
RE:Casting Clave Planning Group and Volunteers Needed

Juro,

I'll be glad to help out anyway possible (before, after, during). Just let me know.

Greg
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-26-2001, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By GregS
RE:796 XP

Try both the 7 and 8wt lines on the new rod. It is really a personal preference decision, which line weight works best on the rod for you. Sounds like you got a great deal, congrats.

Greg
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-21-2001, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By GregS
RE:Fishing in Belize II

Tom,

A friend went to Belize last year, and he reported that permit wanted tan crabs. He had tied some wool crabs that worked well.

Greg
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-18-2001, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By GregS
RE:Follow the Leader

I use a non-slip loop knot for all my loops in leaders and for a loop knot at the fly. The loop is always straight and it has a high break strength.

Greg
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-02-2001, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,687
Posted By GregS
RE:Crayfish pattern?

Why not use the pheasant rump with blue for the claw hackle, not just highlights...

Be sure to tie some of these in olive for the Hous.....

Tan, brown, and especially olive work there.

Greg
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-01-2001, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By GregS
RE:Fluorocarbon

Jeff,
If you want the butt section not as stiff as 40#, start with 30# or 25# instead. This way, you maintain all Fluorocarbon. The key with getting the leader to turn over flys properly, is...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-27-2001, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By GregS
RE:The Physics of Flycasting

Did you notice all the Sage rods in the table on the link MattB provided, are factory rated for a line size smaller than the recommendation based test data. I wonder if this has anything to do with...
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