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Forum: For Sale by Owner 10-25-2007, 08:02 PM
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Posted By FlyFishMich
T&T 10' 7wt 3pc

ROD IS SOLD!
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-28-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By FlyFishMich
Thanks Phil...I will be fishing NY waters on...

Thanks Phil...I will be fishing NY waters on Sunday if crossing conditions permit;) I talked with a very good NY guide and they are hitting double digit numbers on a daily basis...what's 20 miles...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-28-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By FlyFishMich
That was my point, Mike. It read like an ad, not...

That was my point, Mike. It read like an ad, not a fishing report. I will be heading towards NY waters on Sunday;) I'll call you to see how the rest of your week is going to pan out. Tight lines!
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-28-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By FlyFishMich
THANK YOU....

...for telling it like it is!;) I just read a report on another site from a guide that talked of albies up to 20lbs taking 200yds of backing. Its nice to read the play by play. I felt like I was...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-23-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By FlyFishMich
Congrats, Mike! Now if I can just find a...

Congrats, Mike!

Now if I can just find a couple of that guy's little and inedible cousins a week from now in Rhody I will be happy as well.

Great picture and story!
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-20-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By FlyFishMich
Thanks Phil, I am blushing:o And its even more...

Thanks Phil, I am blushing:o And its even more apparent in this white jacket I am buckled into. 237 hours until I wet a fly out there:D
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-19-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By FlyFishMich
Thanks Mike! I sent you a PM

Thanks Mike! I sent you a PM
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-19-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By FlyFishMich
South County 9/30/07-10/5/07

I'll be out there the first week if anyone wants to meet up and fish pseudo-tuna from various UDL's. I am usually in the "Jerusalem area" every morning but will also be further west on the top half...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 01-28-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,871
Posted By FlyFishMich
YES! Thanks for restating what I tried to...

YES! Thanks for restating what I tried to explain much earlier in this thread. A 10' 5wt should make a very nice tool for catching and releasing steelhead quickly in low clear water on smaller...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-30-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By FlyFishMich
The Ohio streams off of I-90 (near Cleveland) can...

The Ohio streams off of I-90 (near Cleveland) can be very productive but they are also finicky as far as water levels, or so I have heard. I am going to give them a try for the first time the middle...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-24-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,871
Posted By FlyFishMich
The 5wt should be more than adequate to set the...

The 5wt should be more than adequate to set the hook, assuming you are actually able to set a hook with your rod way up in the air...try mending more and keeping your rod lower which will enable you...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-23-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,871
Posted By FlyFishMich
Although I am not promoting the idea of regularly...

Although I am not promoting the idea of regularly using a 5wt for steelhead, I will respectfully disagree that, in the right hands, a fish can be landed just as quickly as a 7wt or 8wt. The angler's...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-18-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By FlyFishMich
Quentin, When I look at the epoxies that I tie...

Quentin,
When I look at the epoxies that I tie in the water, the most visible component are the reflective eyes and "belly". Both silversides and anchovies are predominantly "clear/opaque" with the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-18-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By FlyFishMich
My fly is basically a “Surf Candy” style fly with...

My fly is basically a “Surf Candy” style fly with an emphasis on a silvery abdomen (pearl braid overlapped with clear reflective tinsel). The wing is root beer colored Fish-hair (crinkled mono...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-17-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,871
Posted By FlyFishMich
Jamey, the problem is that I am not chuck 'n...

Jamey, the problem is that I am not chuck 'n ducking with two flies, pencil lead, and 8' of tippet on a spey rod...but I am sure I could call it "flyfishing". I'll happily take my centerpin caught...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-17-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By FlyFishMich
I am happy I was able to spread good karma around...

I am happy I was able to spread good karma around (does that mean I will hook more steelhead this weekend?:D )...I felt pretty bad for hooking up on the WW albies when you didn't have the FFM FA...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-17-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By FlyFishMich
Congrats on another great day, Phil!!! Maybe...

Congrats on another great day, Phil!!!

Maybe I should tie some up now and let the "age" for next year's trip out East?:hihi: I am glad you are getting some use out of them.

And thanks for...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-07-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By FlyFishMich
The next batch come with a heavy price;) Cleaned...

The next batch come with a heavy price;) Cleaned house on the salmon today using skein under a float. Tomorrow is my first attempt at fall chromers. Keep a tight line Phil!
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-06-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,272
Posted By FlyFishMich
Awesome, Phil!!!:biggrin: I haven't caught a...

Awesome, Phil!!!:biggrin: I haven't caught a keeper in years...spend too much time chasing the hardtails when I am out there. I will have to figure out a way to spend two weeks out there instead...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-05-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,871
Posted By FlyFishMich
I think what we also forget is the "average"...

I think what we also forget is the "average" steelhead (or noodle) rod used with spinning gear is usually a 5/6wt blank equivalent or less. I can assure anyone that my 13'6" IM8 Float (centerpin)...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-05-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,871
Posted By FlyFishMich
I like my 9'6", 6wt for indicator (bobber)...

I like my 9'6", 6wt for indicator (bobber) fishing for steelhead with a floating line on smaller rivers. I am NOT fishing to spawning fish in the heavy spring flows and faster gravel areas but...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-03-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By FlyFishMich
They showed briefly on Wednesday but Thursday was...

They showed briefly on Wednesday but Thursday was THE day to be there and there were plenty around still on Friday. Only downside to the albie hunt was that I spent very little time fishing for bass...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-01-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By FlyFishMich
Looks like I missed just about everyone from the...

Looks like I missed just about everyone from the clave by showing up on Sunday. It was nice meeting you, Chuck, before you took off for PA.

I also had a nice two-man clave with Bonefishmon on...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-22-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By FlyFishMich
Looks like the funny fish will be hard to find...

Looks like the funny fish will be hard to find this weekend but hopefully this will get some bass in blues feeding in tight. Good luck to the guys fishing today and tomorrow, while I drive for 14...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-21-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By FlyFishMich
peanut bunker yesterday from reliable source

peanut bunker yesterday from reliable source
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