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Forum: Yak Attack 02-27-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,352
Posted By Wes
I used CA to re-glue hatch gaskets and it's held...

I used CA to re-glue hatch gaskets and it's held up for two years so far.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-18-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wes
Jim- this is a fairly complete list of Hudson...

Jim- this is a fairly complete list of Hudson launches with some info/descriptions

Hudson launches (http://www.hrfanj.org/ramps.htm)


The derby results, btw-

striped bass derby...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-09-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,561
Posted By Wes
Thanks Gents. Ron, I emailed you a couple...

Thanks Gents. Ron, I emailed you a couple links. Iinstructions for a fly based on John Cave's wobbler. It will get you started.

Have fun
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-08-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Wes
I have thinned it with water and it seems to be...

I have thinned it with water and it seems to be fine as long as you don't over do it. For what it's worth, I spilled some 2 years ago on the corner of a dish towel, really soaked a spot, and it's ...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-08-2005, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,561
Posted By Wes
I made some with stripers (and maybe tunoids) in...

I made some with stripers (and maybe tunoids) in mind but haven't fished them a lot. Key to getting action seemed to be proper weight at the bend and a wispy tail like maribou.. Longer tails like...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-19-2005, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By Wes
I'm just an occassional poster here and not...

I'm just an occassional poster here and not intending to get anybody's knickers in a twist but since it was so timely though I would share something I'd seen.

From the current issue of...
Forum: Yak Attack 03-16-2004, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Wes
Greg, From mid-March through about mid-April...

Greg,
From mid-March through about mid-April last year I was finding schoolies tightly packed in abt 12-16 feet of water. 1/0 olive/yellow or chartreuse over white half/halfs with some peacock on...
Forum: Yak Attack 03-09-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Wes
Somebody must have moved the fish, Adrian,...

Somebody must have moved the fish, Adrian, because they weren't where I left them last year.

Was impressed watching Steve paddle standing in his yak. Not sure if it was practise for the flats, he...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-02-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Wes
It may be a couple weeks before I can get over...

It may be a couple weeks before I can get over ther Mike, but look for the orange yak again soon. Got out for a little in the Housy Sunday and it was pretty pleasant for Feb. Thanks for keeping us...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-22-2004, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By Wes
Someone showed me these when we got talking about...

Someone showed me these when we got talking about weighted worm hooks for tying. Maybe very similar to the Gami's
mentioned.

butt dragger...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-09-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Wes
Mark Sedotti also tied a Slammer type fly with...

Mark Sedotti also tied a Slammer type fly with Bozo hair but Yak hair works great and they're pretty easy to tie. It's weighted very much like the Slammer which makes them easier to cast even for...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-05-2004, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By Wes
You know Mike, this week we've seen the first...

You know Mike, this week we've seen the first temps above freezing here since you posted your last striper trip on 1-03. :whoa:
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-12-2004, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Wes
Susan Fox came down to the Ct Surfcasters meeting...

Susan Fox came down to the Ct Surfcasters meeting last week to speak and distribute copies of the survey. Future shoreline development requires DEP approval through an impact study and before DEP...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-24-2003, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By Wes
That area can be amazing. Directly across the...

That area can be amazing. Directly across the river from Popham I've seen dozens of sturgeon jumping all night in a cove loaded with "fire in the water". I was starting to think they were jumping...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-15-2003, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Wes
Mike, Did you also have a look around...

Mike,
Did you also have a look around Southport/Wesport at all? There was supposed to be a big school of bunker holding off Burying Hill/Sherwood Wed-Fri last week. Reportedly big blues and a few...
Forum: Yak Attack 07-02-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Wes
I'm JimW on KFS and some other sites. Forums...

I'm JimW on KFS and some other sites. Forums are what their members make them and this is an extraordinary site. Have fun.
Forum: Yak Attack 07-02-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Wes
Hi Bill :D

Hi Bill :D
Forum: Yak Attack 06-30-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By Wes
Nick, You'll probably want to cut some hatches...

Nick,
You'll probably want to cut some hatches in sooner or later. When you do it would be interesting to see how the 'droid does shooting thru the hull. I rigged a conventional transom mount...
Forum: Yak Attack 06-27-2003, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By Wes
Nick, Good move, almost feels like cheating...

Nick,
Good move, almost feels like cheating sometimes. I've been curious if those wireless trannies would fire through a hull like my convention type does. Assuming it's about the same power and...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-10-2003, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Wes
Thanks for the heads up Mike. I'm going to...

Thanks for the heads up Mike. I'm going to check tides, might be able Thursday if they're still around. Could be some good fish coming through there for a while from what I've read about the spawn.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-03-2003, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Wes
Mike, Not looking like I can fish before the...

Mike,
Not looking like I can fish before the weekend but will be interested in what you find. Heard bunker are in harbor so should be some nice fish around there somewhere.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-02-2003, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Wes
Should be great on the Cape in a couple weeks,...

Should be great on the Cape in a couple weeks, probably have some nice May weather by then. ;) I'm thinking it's time to check Norwalks again soon. Give me a shout if you 'd like to give that a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-01-2003, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Wes
I fished Friday and Saturday this weekend by yak....

I fished Friday and Saturday this weekend by yak. Had to travel to MA but we hammered them. Was tough water and managed only 1 fish at 31" on the fly before drag crapped but several 40 inchers...
Forum: Yak Attack 05-12-2003, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By Wes
This shows the essentials, just a FF and a loop...

This shows the essentials, just a FF and a loop of rope that can be moved fore/aft or port/stbd used to pull the drift anchor away from the cockpit and orient yr drift. Tackle bag between feet and...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-12-2003, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By Wes
Sounds like a couple good days, Adrian. I love...

Sounds like a couple good days, Adrian. I love that area but the crowds put me off sometimes. Sometimes boats will really crowd you if they see you hook a fish. Used to have a more serious...
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