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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 12-19-2001, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By mayflyman
Cool Lake Erie

Tod D; I've been to Lake Erie severial times, I've even caught fish there. :rolleyes: I go in at Conneaut, up in Ashland county. It's 1 mile from the PA state line.
I fish mostly the Cauyahoga,...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 12-18-2001, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By mayflyman
Arrow Flourescent colors

The reason flourescent colors work better is because of the light spectrum we see as compaired to the light spectrum the fish see at. We see visable wave lengths from ~6500-4000 angstrums (650 nM to...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-18-2001, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,988
Posted By mayflyman
Smile Funny things...

I hooked and released a snail; muskrat; 3 snakes, 1 sea gull and myself.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-16-2001, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By mayflyman
Thumbs up Using fish hair

I use red & yellow fish hair for "BIG" (#2's with a 4x long hook) Mickey Finn's, the pike just jump all over it. :hehe:
I tried it as an extended body material for wet adult mayfly patterns with...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-16-2001, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By mayflyman
Question Smallest hook used to catch fish

What was the smallest hook you ever used to catch fish?

I caught a 12 inch rainbow on a #26 white & black dry fly (midge) on a 7x tippet.
I think tying the little fly was just as tough as fishing...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-16-2001, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By mayflyman
Re: Re: Christmas wish list

Does this mean we are NOT going to New Zealand together? :confused:
I was just joking around... :) :rolleyes: :hehe:
My kids gave me the best gift for christmas, they come to my empty arms.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-15-2001, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By mayflyman
Post POLL: Fly-rod actions

What do you use most?
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-15-2001, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By mayflyman
Wink vice

I like Regal vices for my HOME fly tying needs...
I also suggest buying a less expensive "FIELD" vice to take along with you in a modest fly tying kit.
I wished I had a fly tying kit with me when...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-14-2001, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By mayflyman
Wink Christmas wish list

I want Santa's list of naughty girls... :devil:
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-14-2001, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By mayflyman
Arrow My Vote

I voted for Larry Dahlberg because I like the pike fishing tecniques he developed.
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 12-13-2001, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By mayflyman
Apache Trout

I was reading in a nature magazine today (wildlife) that the apache trout is slated to come off of the endangered list in 2002. :D
It is Arizona's state fish and only found amidst the rivers and...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 12-13-2001, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,855
Posted By mayflyman
Talking fly tying contest

I'm game...
I have NO jungle cock feathers...
Looks like a trip to the fly tying material store is due...
Hey, my mom's parret is looking like it needs a trim.:devil:
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-12-2001, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,962
Posted By mayflyman
Unhappy Fiberglassed?

I called Orvis today (12-12-01)
They stopped making fiberglass rods almost a decade ago. :(
One of their selling points was that they offered flyrods in every material advaiable.
Those days are...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-12-2001, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,962
Posted By mayflyman
fiberglass rods

Is the fiberglass flyrod gone for good?
With the advent of graphite, I see little or no ads for the 'glass rod.
I started our with a fiberglass rod.
A Fenwick. (yes I know, Mr. Orvis rod owned a...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 12-12-2001, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By mayflyman
New Zealand

Wish I was there. :)
Weren't you nervous about flying to the other side of the world. :eyecrazy:
I would love to relocate to N.Z.
However, its too far to drive. :hehe:
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-10-2001, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By mayflyman
Wink in the zone?

This reminds me of the book; "Trout Bum. Zen, and the art of nymph-fishing" by Gary LaFontaine & John Gierach.
Using our forgotten power to spot, lure and hook fish.
Our zen flies are allways sharp...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 12-10-2001, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,591
Posted By mayflyman
Poll, did someone say poll?

I'll see what I can do...
Thanks for the plug, pmff. :)
I'll start researching it asap.
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 12-09-2001, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,591
Posted By mayflyman
Todays great fly fishermen

How about Lefty Kreh?
Larry Dahlberg?
John Whitlock?

I would rank them in or near the same class. All have done above-and-beyond their part to promote our beloved sport.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-09-2001, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By mayflyman
Thumbs up megan boyd salmon flies.

You're welcome roballen. :)
I dress salmon flies myself and I'm glad to help.
I been tying flies for over 22 years, however, this is my first year at serious salmon tying and all of my information...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-09-2001, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By mayflyman
Miss Megan Boyd

Go to:
http://flyanglersonline.com

scroll down the home page and click on the box titled, Megan Boyd. :)
There's a quick biography then a pattern for the fly you seek plus a color picture.
The...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 12-09-2001, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,591
Posted By mayflyman
Ernie Schwiebert

Ernie Schweibert passed away August 23rd. 1983 :(
It was a cold day that summer.



Sorry people, I gave the wrong date (if any)
As soon as I find the correct date, I'll post it.
Again, sorry...
Forum: >> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies 12-08-2001, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,814
Posted By mayflyman
Pike Flies

I have caught more pike on Dahlberg divers w/rabbit strip tails than any other flies. The rabbit fur flexes in the water and for most part, looks like a fish moving.
Purple or yellow works best for...
Forum: Yak Attack 12-08-2001, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By mayflyman
Thumbs up waterproof GPS unit

Try Edmund Scientifics
www.scientificsonline.com
item # CR30822-28
Sales for $149.95
catalog ref # CO19-3003
1-800-728-6999
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-08-2001, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By mayflyman
Curse?

I have had, every cast curse. :(
I have had, back cast curse. (involves trees) :o
I have had, the snag curse. :rolleyes:
I even had the catching curse... ;) I caught so many fish once,(over 70...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-08-2001, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By mayflyman
? Island

American Virgin Islands?
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