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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-23-2013, 01:53 PM
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Posted By virginfly
Thumbs up STX Bones

Loved reading your post on PR tarpon/saltwater fishing. If you care to try St. Croix, your neighbor to the east, I have a place here you could use as a base. Caught 8 bones last Friday...all...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-02-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,942
Posted By virginfly
I use two primary set-ups here in the Virgin...

I use two primary set-ups here in the Virgin Islands. I use either an 8 or 9 wt. TFO TiCrX with either a Billy Pate Bonefish Anti-reverse with Orvis Clear Sink Tip Wonderline (8wt), or Tibor...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-18-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By virginfly
Thanks Ron. I've tied up a couple and will use...

Thanks Ron. I've tied up a couple and will use them this weekend. Wish me luck!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-18-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By virginfly
Vieques advice needed

Finally going to Vieques the end of this month. Anyone have advice on where to go? Looking to wade for bones, permit and small tarpon.

virginfly
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-16-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By virginfly
Snook flies

Anyone have any suggestions for snook flies and how to fish them? Found a new spot on the west end of St. Croix today with a buddy of mine and had several hook ups and landed two. Their right off the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-25-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
BVI
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Posted By virginfly
There are several fairly good flats in the BVI,...

There are several fairly good flats in the BVI, weather permitting. Not sure when you are going but right now and it's usual for this time of year, the winds are up and the water is colder then...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-13-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By virginfly
Here in the Virgin Islands we refer to...

Here in the Virgin Islands we refer to 'shellfish' two ways...the traditional lobster, conch, shrimp - 'shellfish' and to local 'shellfish' which is usually a trunkfish (more triangular in shape then...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-14-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 935
Posted By virginfly
Smile Deju: Just returned home (STX) and saw your...

Deju: Just returned home (STX) and saw your thread. Check your PM I sent you some info. Be glad to share more info and get together while you are visiting. I'm a 44 year island bum and may be able to...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-19-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By virginfly
F, If you would like to stop by ST. Croix I can...

F,
If you would like to stop by ST. Croix I can help you out with lodging, some transportation and where to try dipping your fly! I waded a beach flat out east on Friday and landed two baby tarpon...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-28-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By virginfly
Monomoy?

I will be traveling to NH this June to visit one of my island snow birds who lives in Manchester. I've heard of the Monomoy Wildlife Refuge but know little about it. Can someone fill me in?...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-26-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By virginfly
ANEGADA BOUND

I'm traveling to Anegada in the British Virgin Islands a couple of times over the next few months and was wondering if any of you might suggest some possible flies?
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-25-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,394
Posted By virginfly
Too much! Was this in PR or on Culebra? Can't...

Too much! Was this in PR or on Culebra? Can't wait to hear/see more! HURRY.....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-21-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By virginfly
Juro: I'm particularly interested in the finer...

Juro: I'm particularly interested in the finer points of your trip. I plan on boating over to Culebra from ST.Thomas in a couple weeks with a buddy from NH and would love a detailed account of your...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-13-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By virginfly
Oh...no fly shops that I know of. Some of the...

Oh...no fly shops that I know of. Some of the guides may have some gear but don't count on much! Can't wait to hear about your adventure on your return!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-13-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By virginfly
Driving north to get to Cabo Rojo will take a...

Driving north to get to Cabo Rojo will take a long time...3 hours may do it. Remember you are visiting over a three day weekend and Puerto Ricans like to drive into the country on...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-13-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By virginfly
Hey...I've been to PR hundreds of time from my...

Hey...I've been to PR hundreds of time from my island life in the Virgins. My advice is this: The people are truely wonderful but there is a handful of thugs that will cause trouble. That rental car...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-30-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,867
Posted By virginfly
Two summers ago I picked up a pair of Keen river...

Two summers ago I picked up a pair of Keen river sandals in Montana for river rafting and wet wading. I have been using them ever since in my home waters of the Virgin Islands while wading the flats....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-30-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,237
Posted By virginfly
Here's another PR secret...sunrise/sunset try the...

Here's another PR secret...sunrise/sunset try the water holes on golf courses on the coast. BIG TARPON ROLLING! HOLD ON!!!!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-22-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By virginfly
See the St. Thomas Guide thread...good luck!

See the St. Thomas Guide thread...good luck!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-19-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,771
Posted By virginfly
I've fished in the VI for over 40 years and...

I've fished in the VI for over 40 years and suggest the following:

St.Thomas - Very good offshore fishery. In June expect schools of a variety of tuna (bonita, skipjack, blackfin), cero mackeral,...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-17-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,158
Posted By virginfly
St. John

The flats behind (east) of Maho are very wadeable and easy to drive to. Park in the National Park lot (even have a bathroom). The flat holds bones, cuda and pup sharks. I've been most lucky wading...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 10-19-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By virginfly
Wanted: Billy Pate Spools; Orvis DXR Spool

Looking for new or used (good condition) Billy Pate AR Bonefish and Tarpon extra spools. Also Orvis AR DXR 9-10 extra spool.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-02-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,237
Posted By virginfly
PR Trip ?

I've been away...any updates on the late Oct Puerto Rico adventuer ??
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-13-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,237
Posted By virginfly
great!

I'm right with you! The less we spend in SJ the better! Just let me know how I can hekp! Really sounds like I need to make it to Acklins with you guys...I've so much to learn.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-13-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,237
Posted By virginfly
PR Ideas

Have checked up a little on Pr...heres some thoughts. Tarpon fishing in the San Juan area (lagoons) is to be good this time of year. Mostly if not completely unwadeable. Poluted water and soft...
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