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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-10-2004, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By flytyer1948
I would also carry some small (#4 and #6...

I would also carry some small (#4 and #6 Clousers) in chartreuse over white, pink over white and tan over white.

Some weighted and unweighted epoxy shrimp patterns in tan.

Small crabs in 4 and...
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 02-02-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By flytyer1948
John, I tied up 12 of them so do what you...

John,

I tied up 12 of them so do what you will with them. Remeber our phone conversation.

Use the extras for the raffle or whatever.
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 02-02-2004, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By flytyer1948
Fly for Swap

John,

Here is the fly that I will be sending. It is my Epoxy Charlie.

Here is the Dressing:

Hook: Saltwater, standard shank
Size: 2 to 8
Thread: To match wing color
Underbody: Krenik Fly...
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 01-24-2004, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,579
Posted By flytyer1948
Ok, I'm in. What the heck. How about some...

Ok, I'm in. What the heck.

How about some Merkins???????

Naw, I think I will do my Epoxy Charlie in white. Self Promotion, you know!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-25-2003, 12:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,057
Posted By flytyer1948
Joe Branham - Flytyer1948 The great Confederate...

Joe Branham - Flytyer1948
The great Confederate state of Georgia
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-24-2003, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By flytyer1948
Off Topic - Happy Holidays

My family and I wish each and everyone one of you the happiest of holidays and a Merry Christmas.

Please remember our service men and women here and overseas during this holiday season.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-24-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By flytyer1948
Sounds good to me. I'm in for the saltwater area....

Sounds good to me. I'm in for the saltwater area. Keep me posted.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-23-2003, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By flytyer1948
I can relate to all of the problems and time...

I can relate to all of the problems and time spent in trying to keep things running. Just imagine trying to do it by yourself like I do and people wonder why I have no free time.

Thanks guys for a...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-17-2003, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By flytyer1948
Thought that I heard that he was eating SPAM too....

Thought that I heard that he was eating SPAM too. Guess he really did not worry about pork.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-09-2003, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By flytyer1948
Tying Wholesale

I will add my final two cents worth in this, for what it is worth.

I tied wholesale for almost 10 years. Most of the major shops that dealt in saltwater were my customers and what really got me...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-08-2003, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By flytyer1948
Pro Tyer

Sean,

I think that flytyer and I covered just about everything that you need to know about becoming a pro tyer.

I tied commerically (full time) for almost 10 years and got burned out. We (my...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-08-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By flytyer1948
Master Tyer

Ya'll do not really want to start on the "Master" tyer bit do you?? Because if so, I will have to ad my hundred dollars worth!!
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-07-2003, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By flytyer1948
Surplus Flies

John,

If you are going to auction off the flies, I have a TON of saltwater flies just laying around that I have tied up either playing around or for my site that I would be willing to donate.
...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-07-2003, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By flytyer1948
Pro Tyer??

Good Answer flytyer but.........

Sean,

Depends on what you mean by "Pro" tyer. Flytyer gave a very good answer if you are looking for the commerical end of things but you can, in my opinion, be...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-05-2003, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By flytyer1948
Here are the other two that I know of in Atlanta....

Here are the other two that I know of in Atlanta.

The Classic Angler
2817 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 233-5100

Fish Hawk The
277 Buckhead Av Ne, Atlanta, GA 30305
(404)...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 12-02-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By flytyer1948
Dressing

HOOK: Saltwater, standard shank. I use a 34007 for mst of the flies but I use the Billy Pate Taprpon hook for when I tie it for tarpon. Tie to sizes that represent the length of the local baitfish....
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-28-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By flytyer1948
Flytyer, Now I see whay when I subscribed...

Flytyer,

Now I see whay when I subscribed that I could not use flytyer and had to use my other alias.

I guess that I have really stired up a hornets nest and I am wound up about this now.

I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-28-2003, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By flytyer1948
On The Way

John,

Just packed the flies up and am shipping them today. Let me know when you get them.

Here is a photo.

http://www.saltwaterflytying.com/images/flies/pilchard1.jpg
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-28-2003, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By flytyer1948
This will have to be in two parts in the same...

This will have to be in two parts in the same reply so...........

Marshall, I would love to see the flies. I used to have several of Jans flies myself but they have gotten lost along the way. I...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-28-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By flytyer1948
Wow, I did not know that I was going to stir up...

Wow, I did not know that I was going to stir up such interest in this. With the exception of a few of my friends, this has never been openly discussed that I know of and I am very glad that there are...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-27-2003, 11:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By flytyer1948
Original Flies

Penguin,

I wouold not be too hard on myself if I were you. We have all had, I think, that happen to them. It cetainly did to me. I came up with, what I thought was, a great little fly for fishing...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-27-2003, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By flytyer1948
A Moral Dilemma

Quoted from Capt. Mel Simpson in thread Tarpon Hackles -

"Your comments about where the "Keys" style or Homer Rhode style tarpon flies came from is a real issue with me. Too often so called...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-27-2003, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By flytyer1948
Thanks John. Now you are telling all of my...

Thanks John. Now you are telling all of my secrets and here I am trying to keep a low profile (chuckle).

Now, I am going to have to take my time and really tie up some nice flies instead of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-27-2003, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By flytyer1948
Ok, I'm in. Will have to give serious...

Ok, I'm in. Will have to give serious consideration to a Pilchard pattern of mine. Will post a photo when I am done.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-27-2003, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,448
Posted By flytyer1948
Generally, stiff neck hackles are used for tarpon...

Generally, stiff neck hackles are used for tarpon flies. This is especially true for the ones that have splayed tails.

There are some that use saddle hackles. One of the noted guides in the Keys...
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