Fly Fishing Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 30
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: MikeF
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-20-2004, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By MikeF
The length to weight chart seems a bit off (on...

The length to weight chart seems a bit off (on the heavy side). However it could be as a result of how the fish were measured. Stripers used to be measured from the tip of the nose to the fork of the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-27-2004, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By MikeF
It is the right way ...

Actually the method Bill Dance and others are using to set the hook on bass is "the right way".

First of all the angler has no way of knowing if the bass is 12" or 12#.

Secondly they often are...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-29-2003, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By MikeF
The reason you are getting the snarls is probably...

The reason you are getting the snarls is probably due to the fact that the spool is too full. Eventually you will stop getting the snarls when you cut enough of the line off.

You might try...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-11-2002, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By MikeF
Question Randy Aw come on ... are you for real? One...

Randy
Aw come on ... are you for real? One Hundred yards!!?? The last time I looked this was a free country and I guess that pertains to the flats as well.

If you are fishing the middle of a...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 12-28-2001, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,751
Posted By MikeF
Striblue I don't subscribe to the journal. I...

Striblue
I don't subscribe to the journal. I just happened across the reference to it.

However, I'm a fan of Mr. Schwiebert and his writings. I should re-read some of his books.
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 12-27-2001, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,751
Posted By MikeF
Hmmm, reports of Mr. Schwiebert's death may have...

Hmmm, reports of Mr. Schwiebert's death may have been greatly exaggerated. Either that or their was an imposter in New Haven:


Yale Anglers' Journal
An Undergraduate Publication



2000...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-10-2001, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By MikeF
Here are a couple of links that may be of help to...

Here are a couple of links that may be of help to those who suffer elsbow or shoulder woes:
http://www.fedflyfishers.org/Osprey2.htm#Shoulder
http://www.fedflyfishers.org/Osprey2.htm#Elbow

Using...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-29-2001, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By MikeF
Tod I can enthusiastically endorse Reedy's...

Tod
I can enthusiastically endorse Reedy's Archery in Middleboro center as the place to go for bowhunting equipment and info. Chris and his staff will set you up with what you need.

Smitty is a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-10-2001, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By MikeF
Roop I find you and your gutless sideline...

Roop
I find you and your gutless sideline sniper type posts to be exceedingly funny. I guess if you don't have the stones to participate then maybe ... well I guess you know the rest!
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-03-2001, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By MikeF
Oh, I did mention that 'my' bookcase was in the...

Oh, I did mention that 'my' bookcase was in the basement ... didn't I?

John, $75 seems to be a very good price for this Joe Brooks book. I was looking to get some old Russell Chatham books and...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-02-2001, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By MikeF
Joe Brooks certainly ranks as my all time...

Joe Brooks certainly ranks as my all time favorite FF-ing author. 'Salt Water Fly Fishing' was originally written in 1950, I believe. I have his next book 'Fly Fishing' which contained chapters on...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-05-2001, 12:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,787
Posted By MikeF
Hmmm .... 1951 and 42# ???

Hmmm .... 1951 and 42# ???
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-25-2001, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By MikeF
John, Be ever vigilant out on the bars. Last...

John,
Be ever vigilant out on the bars. Last evening as I walked around the bowl I met a fellow who appeared to be rather flustered. He asked where he could report an injured seal. I asked if he was...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-24-2001, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By MikeF
Man you guys are bursting my bubble. I thought...

Man you guys are bursting my bubble. I thought this BB was about comradrie and the sharing of info. My, my ....
Let the truth be know, I'll never deliberately decieve anyone ... I might just not say...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-19-2001, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By MikeF
The internet has been a wonderful media for...

The internet has been a wonderful media for sharing ideas. It however has its pitfalls. For one, you never know who you are talking to (generally speaking).
A fairly smart person can sound like a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-06-2001, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By MikeF
John I think you must have encountered a...

John
I think you must have encountered a 'Spinning Clave'. }>
I believe that spin fishermen can read too. ;D

I tried e-mailing you but I got an auto-message.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-28-2001, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By MikeF
Grumpy's is located on Rt 6A a couple of hundred...

Grumpy's is located on Rt 6A a couple of hundred yards west of the Rt 134 intersection. Get there early or expect to wait in line ... ya its worth the wait!
When you go to Marshside you are right...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-27-2001, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By MikeF
Hmmm ... Obvious CC Bay flat rookies! The...

Hmmm ... Obvious CC Bay flat rookies! The sharpies all have breakfast at Grumpy's. Best breakfast on CC!

Some guys swear by going small others continue to feed them medium sized while others go...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-01-2001, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By MikeF
RE:AirFlo Line

John,
Just acouple of points about the AF DF400 line. JeffS had one last spring and liked it very much. I tried casting it on his Sage RPLX 10 wt. I was really impressed and put his reel on my St...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 01-26-2001, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,537
Posted By MikeF
RE:Basic Leader Formula - A.J. McClane's

Here is a snippet:
CHARLES RITZ ON FLY CASTING : An article by Charles Ritz
contained in THE WISE FISHERMAN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA. 1951
Charley Ritz, best know for his charming autobiography A FLY...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 01-26-2001, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,537
Posted By MikeF
RE:Basic Leader Formula - A.J. McClane's

Juro,
Actually the 60/20/20 leader configuration was originally formulated by Charles Ritz not AJ McClane.
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 11-28-2000, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,546
Posted By MikeF
RE:Tiger Trout

Hi Al,
The trout you caught was most likely a Splake. I've caught quite a few recently in South Shore and Cape ponds.
Here is some info aboute Splake:
http://janus.state.me.us/ifw/fish/f-splake.htm
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-10-2000, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By MikeF
RE:My take on the Jamboree

Hi Jim,
It was great meeting you and your friends at the Jambo in Wellfleet. I'm sorry it didn't live up to your expectations. I think people may have been pretty much talked out by the time you got...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-24-2000, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By MikeF
RE:Sunday Chatham Light

The bass was actually 39" (careful neasurement at home) and weighed 20 1/4 pounds. Nice fish! Nice fight! Nice dinner (compliments of JeffS's culinary skills)!!
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-11-2000, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By MikeF
RE:Peanut Bunker Defined

Actually Aaron has the naming convention backwards. Menhaden are generally referred to as pogies in MA and northward. In NY and NJ they refer to them as mossbunker or bunker for short.
Just to...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 30

 

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 AM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)