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Forum: Getting Started 09-07-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,993
Posted By jero
thanks

thanks man, great ideas.
Forum: Getting Started 08-28-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,993
Posted By jero
Determining strike.

Hello everyone long time no see. Hope you guys fishing has been going swell. Mine ok, could be better!!!!!!!
Heres the situation: fast moving, deep river, lead colored water (no vegetation, desert...
Forum: Getting Started 02-17-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By jero
do trout learn?

Hello people long time no see.
I was wondering if theres any studies regarding how many times the same trout can be taken on flies. Do they get smart? Or supossing the fly is properly presented,...
Forum: Getting Started 09-19-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By jero
getting started with the tying

Hello folks,

Im interested in giving the fly tying a go, I was wondering if anybody knew a place, on this forum or in the internet, where I could have acces to a tutorial explaining the basics,...
Forum: Getting Started 08-14-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By jero
I tend to agree in ethics relating spawing, but...

I tend to agree in ethics relating spawing, but as others have answered in an earlier post of mine, depends on the species and the ecological situation of the place being fished.

But while we are...
Forum: Getting Started 08-14-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By jero
holding waters for spawning trout?

One of the rivers I fish has catch and release all year round. Right now the trout are spawning (its winter down here). I went fishing the other day and had real trouble getting strikes in the most...
Forum: Art of Casting 08-03-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,429
Posted By jero
shooting line off the wrong side

Hey people
this question will inevitably let the world know what a crappie caster I am:

ʹm having some trouble shooting line from time to time. I seem to be doing something when I shoot line...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-31-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,735
Posted By jero
wind knots on leader

Hey guys,
Lately when I practice my casting I end up with a bunch of wind knots on my leader (even when there is no wind...). Is this normal, due to the lack of weight at the tip being the fly...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-27-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,978
Posted By jero
youre right, my hauling hand is a bit...

youre right, my hauling hand is a bit exagerated, I think I tend to try to compensate with my left hand all the things Im not doing well with my right... Ive been doing that side-ways haul from a...
Forum: Getting Started 07-27-2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By jero
makes sense changing the subject, I see your...

makes sense
changing the subject, I see your home water is the alsea and siletz river. Mine is Argentina, way south. When I was a teenager I lived in corvallis for a couple of years (my old man was...
Forum: Getting Started 07-26-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By jero
Do big trout eat big or small stuff?

Ive heard this "urban myth" going around amongst some of my fishing buddies, saying that big and old trout eat less since theyve "grown all they can and have plenty of fat reserves" so they would...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-26-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,978
Posted By jero
hauling with line loops

Guys I tried those loops in my line hand and its really comfortable with a regular casts with no double-haul.

The problem is when I try the double haul, my loops become a mess and when I release...
Forum: Getting Started 07-23-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,712
Posted By jero
im completely ignorant in this subject, but my...

im completely ignorant in this subject, but my fountain of wisdom "curtis creek manifesto" (sheridan anderson) recommends moving upstream. In case youre in a small stream, its inevitable to scare...
Forum: Art of Casting 07-16-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,978
Posted By jero
guys excellente advice as always, it was a very...

guys excellente advice as always, it was a very good question by popper and the answers have helped me out a lot.

I have a few questions though,
1-Whats a stripping basket?
2- boneheads...
Forum: Getting Started 06-19-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By jero
stretching out commercial leaders

Just about all the commercial leaders I can get access to in the shops in my city are 9 feet long.

Ive been wanting to try out fishing with longer leaders, but Im a bit lazy for making 100%...
Forum: Our Environment 06-15-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By jero
sounds reasonable Juro. I been fishing C&R this...

sounds reasonable Juro. I been fishing C&R this offseason (south hemisphere) almost every weekend, but Ive been a bit curious lately with the subject. Even though in my life more than one trout has...
Forum: Our Environment 06-15-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By jero
Catch and Release during spawning

In my fishing waters its legal in some rivers to fish C&R during the spawning season, wich ocurrs here in late autum, winter and spring. Any studies regarding the impact on the trouts health and...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 06-11-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,534
Posted By jero
acceptable leader to line knot

Been reading some fishing books where nail knots and needle knots are suggested for connecting leader to line.
Any objections for the braided nylon connectors, for tippets 3x-5x, average size...
Forum: Art of Casting 06-11-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,709
Posted By jero
the T130 is a 24 feet shooting head S/F line of...

the T130 is a 24 feet shooting head S/F line of 130 grains, from the company "Jim teeny". I actually made the mistake of buying it thinking it was a regular sinktip, and was into a big surprise...
...
Forum: Art of Casting 06-05-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,709
Posted By jero
casting a shooting head

Hello guys,

I have a 24 feet shooting head (T130). Im having a bit more wind knots, tangles (for example forward casting straight into my rod) and tailing loops than with my average WF line.
I...
Forum: Art of Casting 05-28-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,454
Posted By jero
feet and shoulder stance

Im in a bit of a confusion regarding optimum foot and shoulder position for casting. Ive heard or read about 3 different opinions:
For right handers:
1-Ive read that the best is a "closed...
Forum: Getting Started 05-24-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By jero
fishing small catfish patterns

theres this little catfishes in my local rivers wich the trout feed on, no more than 3 inches big. They are bottom dwellers and forage for food. I was wondering if regular streamer fishing...
Forum: Art of Casting 05-24-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,482
Posted By jero
actually I should call my double hauls the "two...

actually I should call my double hauls the "two hauls", thats how many times I get it right after an hour casting in the park. You dont even wanna know how Im doing when Im actually fishing: ...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 05-22-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By jero
for you curious warm water fishermen

heres a fish from northern argentina (in south america) that can be caught fly fishing. Its called dorado (golden), a very agressive fish. It aint me in the picture by the way.

...
Forum: Getting Started 05-22-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By jero
mending line

I can see the importance of mending the line when fishing dry flies with a floater. What about when fishing nymphs or streamers with a sinking tip? is it equally important to mend or is drag not that...
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