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Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-18-2002, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By newbiefish
I performed a test today: I fished the riffles...

I performed a test today: I fished the riffles and runs with dry flies and the deep pools with nymphs. I got skunked in the deep pools where I've caught some nice fish before, and I caught lots of...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-17-2002, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By newbiefish
Ok, I'll continue to make completely ignorant...

Ok, I'll continue to make completely ignorant arguments about this subject.


So, that would mean there is no change where fish hide in cold weather, and presumably you would find fish in the...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-17-2002, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By newbiefish
You do, eh? I don't know anything about the...

You do, eh?

I don't know anything about the subject, but I would surmise that your assumption may be incorrect, and I'll make an argument to the contrary. All things being equal, when the water...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-24-2002, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By newbiefish
playing big fish

How are you supposed to play a big fish? Stand your ground when the fish gets downstream of you and hope your 6x tippet doesn't snap as your line gets stretched to the max in the fast current, or...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-23-2002, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By newbiefish
I use Coppertone Sport SPF 48 Ultra...

I use Coppertone Sport SPF 48 Ultra SweatProof--the stuff in the blue tube--but at some point everytime I fish my eyes start stinging. It's horrible. It's almost like the fumes get behind my...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-23-2002, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By newbiefish
How about realizing that fluorocarbon is bad for...

How about realizing that fluorocarbon is bad for the environment and not using it? Lead split shot too.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-30-2002, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By newbiefish
Some info from the Fly Rod&Reel June 02 issue: ...

Some info from the Fly Rod&Reel June 02 issue:

Redington GD($99-$129)
Large arbor advantage: moderate
"There are some definite large-arbor benefits here, but this reel is impressive primarily...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-30-2002, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By newbiefish
I would think with a size 28, you could use some...

I would think with a size 28, you could use some olive thread and put one fiber of dubbing on it, take one wrap of thread, then use a half hitch to finish, and tell people it's a blue winged olive...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-29-2002, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By newbiefish
I have the cam version and the lever to close the...

I have the cam version and the lever to close the jaws is not a problem, and I don't think the screw version would be a problem either because that screw is away from the jaw tips. Even though the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-29-2002, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By newbiefish
I was looking at a left handed Renzetti Traveler...

I was looking at a left handed Renzetti Traveler today, and I realized that a right handed Traveler with a left handed shaft is actually identical to a left handed model, so if you are right handed I...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-29-2002, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,895
Posted By newbiefish
A 29" trout???!! Unreal. I think the fish in...

A 29" trout???!! Unreal. I think the fish in your picture is a beauty! Amazing!
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-29-2002, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By newbiefish
Renzetti said they sell the left handed shafts...

Renzetti said they sell the left handed shafts for the vises for $18. If you put that on a right handed model the adjustment knobs on the clamp will be on the back of the vise, and everything else...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-28-2002, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By newbiefish
That's quite a sentence, JD. You said a mouthful.

That's quite a sentence, JD. You said a mouthful.
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-28-2002, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By newbiefish
learning to tie

I just bought a vise, and I am learning to tie by reading A.K. Best's "Production Fly Tying" and Randall Kaufmann's "Tying Dry Flies". I think two other good books are Skip Morris' "Fly Tying Made...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 05-28-2002, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,808
Posted By newbiefish
I haven't caught a rainbow yet-- I can't wait! ...

I haven't caught a rainbow yet-- I can't wait! Great report...keep em coming.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-27-2002, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By newbiefish
I ended up purchasing a Renzetti Traveler(cam)...

I ended up purchasing a Renzetti Traveler(cam) with a pedestal base. The rotary function is nice just to clip material and check proportions. I realized after a couple of days, I hadn't really used...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-20-2002, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By newbiefish
Loon makes some stuff called Aquel that they say...

Loon makes some stuff called Aquel that they say doesn't oil slick the water. I don't find that to be true: you don't get a rainbow colored slick but you still get some kind of surface film. ...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-19-2002, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By newbiefish
GregD, It sounds like you already bought...

GregD,

It sounds like you already bought your son a kit, but I was just rereading an old flyfishing magazine--April Fly Rod & Reel--and they reviewed Metz fly tying kits. They got good reviews...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-18-2002, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By newbiefish
...try this FFF link instead: ...

...try this FFF link instead:

www.fedflyfishers.org/LifeDrive02.htm


Anyone want to discuss the differences in the two organizations? I recently read an article about Trout Unlimitted and the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-17-2002, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By newbiefish
johnp, Thanks for the Cabelas/Metz tip. Any...

johnp,

Thanks for the Cabelas/Metz tip. Any beginners who want to get some smaller portions of hackles should check out the Metz variety packs. They have three different colors of hackle per...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-17-2002, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By newbiefish
Just for the record, I saw some Whiting capes...

Just for the record, I saw some Whiting capes that are half grizzly and half medium blue dun or brown for $54 in grade silver. That seems like a cost effective way to go.

I want to work my way...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-16-2002, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By newbiefish
sean and John, Thanks for the great tips...

sean and John,

Thanks for the great tips once again. I'll see if I can find some Whiting #2 hackles with small enough feathers and try to buy half portions, or I'll just buy a 100 fly portion and...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-16-2002, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By newbiefish
Try fly line cleaner and conditioner sold in fly...

Try fly line cleaner and conditioner sold in fly shops, though a line that is cracked is not repairable. That's when you switch to using the opposite end if you have a double taper line or buy a new...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-16-2002, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By newbiefish
Unfortunately, that's the only type of fly...

Unfortunately, that's the only type of fly fishing I'm interested in at this point.

I would love to do that, but according to the Whiting description the small hackle feathers are only present on...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-15-2002, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By newbiefish
beginning fly tying materials

Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!!

After wading through all the vises, now I have to deal with figuring out all the materials. It's extremely daunting and must dissuade many people from learning...
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