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Forum: Getting Started 09-11-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By daddy long legs
First time

I went fly fishing for my first time ever today and managed to catch some rainbows on dry flys and wet flys and I lost on off a lure!!!

Please can you tell me how to fish nymphs, shrimps and...
Forum: Getting Started 09-10-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By daddy long legs
Flotant

I just bought some fly flotant today but I don't know how best to use it!

It is liquid and it says use 1 drop between your finger and thumb. Does it need to dry after application or do you use it...
Forum: Getting Started 09-09-2005, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By daddy long legs
FINALLY!

:hihi:

I finally managed to tie the nail lot last night after a lot of persistance!

I didn't actually realise that inside the fly line there is braid so when the mono bites into the fly line...
Forum: Getting Started 09-08-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By daddy long legs
It isn't tearing the line but it is biting in. I...

It isn't tearing the line but it is biting in. I think I'll try it with another material instead of fly line to get used to it because every time it goes wrong I have to cut a little line off! ...
Forum: Getting Started 09-08-2005, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By daddy long legs
The leader will be around 10 foot. I cannot...

The leader will be around 10 foot.

I cannot tie a nail knot!!! I have no idea why though! The coils just aren't coming together nicely. I think I did one ok but the end of my flyline was bent. ...
Forum: Getting Started 09-06-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By daddy long legs
Thanks mate! :biggrin:

Thanks mate! :biggrin:
Forum: Getting Started 09-06-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By daddy long legs
Thanks for that, exactly what I needed. So the...

Thanks for that, exactly what I needed. So the nail knot is fine for all situations including fly line and mono?

Would a leader of 15lb-10lb-6lb-4 or 4.5lb be ok as that's all I've got for the...
Forum: Getting Started 09-06-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By daddy long legs
Exclamation 2 questions

Hi everyone. I'm brand new here and brand new to fly fishing. I come from yorkshire UK and can't wait to get started. I've bought all the gear and I'm just making sure I get a few points cleared...
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