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Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 11-09-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By johnp
Thanks guys, actually my number was in the...

Thanks guys, actually my number was in the reserves however!!, someone elses I know was lower and we have a good chance at some decent water, it would be my first trip up and I have heard alot of...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 11-08-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By johnp
draw question

Hi All,
I have a question about the cascapedia pre season draw system.
I see alot of p'ing contests go on in this area and I am really trying to avoid this, I just want to know a little info.

If...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-05-2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By johnp
Geordie, There are alot of fish there in the...

Geordie,
There are alot of fish there in the 1-5 range, but to be honest I can't remember a day in my 7 trips down there here I did'nt at least see a big fish, had lots of shots at them as well,...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-25-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By johnp
Adrian, Alston, is still mixing and moving....

Adrian,
Alston, is still mixing and moving. Made the wife a killer Pina Colada and a couple
nice Jack and cokes for me. The lodge was pretty busy while we were there and Bob is working on a new...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-25-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By johnp
Back from Exuma

Just got back from Exuma, another succesfull trip. Fished for 5 days with the P&P guides. All but one day it was pretty breezy.Started out fishing in the tail out of a cold front and finished with...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 08-25-2004, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,617
Posted By johnp
sa89

Hi,
I used that very reel on my first bonefish tip and it did fine, I landed probably 20 bones up to 7lbs and when I returned I sent it in to make sure the drag was still ok and SA sent it back...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-08-2004, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By johnp
Juro, I'm not much of a writer but I will...

Juro,
I'm not much of a writer but I will certainly give it a go. I'll try to
get lots of pics and actually take some notes, in between fish of course! We usually go to the bahamas so this will be...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-08-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By johnp
Thanks Eddie, I just finished packing last night...

Thanks Eddie, I just finished packing last night and I am ready to go. Will post a report when I return.
JohnP
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-24-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By johnp
Belize

Heading to Belize in a couple weeks and staying at the Belize River Lodge. Anyone been down that way lately looking to share any info. I hear the bones are smallish so I was thinking I could drag...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-25-2003, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By johnp
Just returned myself from a trip there last...

Just returned myself from a trip there last weekend. There were a decent number of fish around earlier last week but the water got pretty warm and the fish stopped coming in and moving. The few fish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-25-2003, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By johnp
Adrian, My wife and I made the usual early...

Adrian,
My wife and I made the usual early march pilgrimage this year.
The fishing was really poor the first 4 days. Partially due to the fact there was a lot of water so the fish were spending a...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-06-2003, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By johnp
Striblue, I went to the archives, that helps ,...

Striblue,
I went to the archives, that helps , I am still confused as to how the back of the body is attached to the hook near the bend? is it glued on or is the thread just wrapped around the whole...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-05-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By johnp
turneffe crab question

Can anyone help me out with tying this pattern. I am trying to figure out a couple things.

1) how do you shape the body, anyone have an untied example?
2) how do you attach the back of the body...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-17-2003, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By johnp
Adrian, It's a shame you can't get down this...

Adrian,
It's a shame you can't get down this year:(
This year again we are going to the usual beach inn, with some p&p guides and some independents mixed in. I actually set a pretty grueling fish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-16-2003, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By johnp
Anyone been to exuma lately?

Hi All,
Getting psyched for my annual Exuma pilgrimage and was wondering if there's anything new going on down there?
I heard for the 6th year in a row now that Emerald Bay was almost done. Wonder...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-16-2002, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,136
Posted By johnp
You might want to look at cabelas they have...

You might want to look at cabelas they have little metz hackle packs with 3 colors of hackle in each for about 25 bucks I think.
They are available in three sizes. Probably enough to get you started...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-16-2002, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By johnp
I have a knot book by Bill Nash from the west...

I have a knot book by Bill Nash from the west coast and I found it pretty well describes evey knot I need and I haven't had a problem following the illustration/instructions. All the pictures are in...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-30-2002, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,588
Posted By johnp
John, I agree with the getting wet part. Always...

John, I agree with the getting wet part. Always my fault and my own stupidity when I take a header or a dunking.

Luckily my son is attentive, cautious and listens. Not my best traits I must admit....
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-30-2002, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,588
Posted By johnp
No problems with him fishing where we are going. ...

No problems with him fishing where we are going. Its a place we fished before on the Mirimichi and 40 feet of the water near shore is low and slow and he stays shallow and upriver of me. The reason...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-29-2002, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,588
Posted By johnp
kids hip waders

Hi All,

This summer my 8 year old wants to try a little salmon fishing with me and I was wondering does anyone know any shops in the mass/ri area that carry kids hip waders. I can't see spending...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-26-2002, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By johnp
I just picked up the sw cam traveler and I love...

I just picked up the sw cam traveler and I love the thing.
Just being able to spin the fly around easily to check proportions is awesome, I am working on using the rotary part building bodies and it...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-22-2002, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By johnp
Lets see, 1) get back my casting form....

Lets see,

1) get back my casting form. Progressively been getting worse the last 2 years.

2) more time in the boat the goal is 1 day per weekend.

3) use some of the piles of material...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-19-2002, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By johnp
thanks all

Thanks everyone for the input. I decided to upgrade to the cam sw traveler. The rotary function should also help with repositioning the flies without removing and resetting the hook.

JohnP
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-12-2002, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By johnp
Great trip Adrian, I gotta try to get up...

Great trip Adrian,

I gotta try to get up north or over to Sandy Cay for some permit next time. Still love the bonefish but it would be nice to get into a permit someday ,gives me reason to keep...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-10-2002, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By johnp
awesome

Adrian,

Can't wait to hear the details. Still pumped and down to 11 months and counting.
Tell me did you get that one up near where Martin fishes and was he missing a scale?
Take a look I think...
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