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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-07-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By 9wt
Thanks, Juro. That's why we come in the Fall! ...

Thanks, Juro.
That's why we come in the Fall!
We'll be there Sept 20 - 26 & we fish at night mostly.
Thanks for the info!
Michael.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-28-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By 9wt
What's happening on the Cape?

A group of us from Canada are considering a trip to the Cape this Fall & we are wondering what the fishing has been like recently. We haven't been down for a couple of years & we get the impression...
Forum: Getting Started 06-30-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By 9wt
Two things to consider: Butt size (we're...

Two things to consider:
Butt size (we're talking leader here!) should match the line tip, i.e. when leader & line are connected, put a curve in the junction & it should be a smooth curve rather than...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 06-14-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,534
Posted By 9wt
I think you should assume the temperatures are...

I think you should assume the temperatures are given in degrees Celsius.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 06-14-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,534
Posted By 9wt
Tackle sterilisation

This link might help:
http://www.fishpal.com/Shared/docs/gyrodactylusdeclaration.html.
Michael.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-15-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,281
Posted By 9wt
What do you wear under the boots? I wet wade...

What do you wear under the boots?
I wet wade and hike quite a bit in the course of a day and I wear a light wool sock under a neoprene sock, which I find quite comfortable with wading boots.
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 07-09-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,881
Posted By 9wt
Good to hear your voice again, Pete!

Good to hear your voice again, Pete!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-09-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By 9wt
I read this as $75:00 per flight, not per...

I read this as $75:00 per flight, not per passenger, but I could have misunderstood.
Michael.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-29-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By 9wt
Dorado in Argentina

12.29.12
I have a trip planned to Northern Argentina next March and we are planning to fish for Dorado in the Ibera marsh.
I have tried to find suggested patterns for this area but most of the...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 12-18-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,317
Posted By 9wt
Freshwater Dorado

I have a trip planned to Northern Argentina next March and we are planning to fish for Dorado in the Ibera marsh.
I have tried to find suggested patterns for this area but most of the dorado flies I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-16-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By 9wt
Never seen a live mola/ocean sunfish but the...

Never seen a live mola/ocean sunfish but the first time I visited the Cape (1999) there was one stranded on the beach at Sandwich. It was high up the beach & had obviously been there since the last...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 10-08-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,189
Posted By 9wt
Penguin/Pete. Thanks for your reply. You're...

Penguin/Pete.
Thanks for your reply. You're obviously the expert on the UV resins & I was hoping for your opinion. Bug-Bond it is!
Michael.:smile:
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 09-27-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,189
Posted By 9wt
Thanks, Juro. I've followed Penguin's amazing...

Thanks, Juro.
I've followed Penguin's amazing ties on the Forum and Bear's Den carries three makes of resin. I'm looking for opinions about which make people prefer before I invest.
Michae4l.
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 09-25-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,189
Posted By 9wt
Question UV resins

I've always used epoxy up to now but I'm thinking of getting one of the UV resins to try out. Since there are at least three systems on the market I would be interested in Forum members' opinions as...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 08-23-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,449
Posted By 9wt
I take about 10" of braided mono, as per Juro, 30...

I take about 10" of braided mono, as per Juro, 30 or 50 lbs depending on the flyline size. Singe each end to stop it fraying. Double one end over to make a loop of the size you want (you may need a...
Forum: Our Environment 08-16-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,329
Posted By 9wt
Angry I'm generally proud to be Canadian but my pride...

I'm generally proud to be Canadian but my pride is dented by stuff like this. Our present government's attitude to the environment is very worrying. They just stripped away many of the regulations...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-18-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By 9wt
Before we get too excited we had better hope...

Before we get too excited we had better hope there's some bunker left for them to eat so they can grow up!

Michael.
Forum: the Rod Rack 10-09-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,566
Posted By 9wt
On the Temple Fork website they rank the BVK as...

On the Temple Fork website they rank the BVK as high on presentation and distance but very low on lifting. It seems to me that if you're looking for distance and lifting, the TiCr or TiCr X would be...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-06-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By 9wt
Done. Will forward to friends who also visit...

Done.
Will forward to friends who also visit Cape.

Michael.
Forum: Our Environment 07-28-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By 9wt
Unfortunately, our current Prime Minister is a...

Unfortunately, our current Prime Minister is a man who has put the "freak" into "control freak". You only have to look at his hair! The quaint thing is, he keeps talking about "freedom of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-28-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,506
Posted By 9wt
Best advice

40 years ago I was fishing in Ireland on the Midland lakes and I met two young Welshmen (I was young then, too). They told me to always sharpen my hooks - no hooks were sharp out of the box back...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-19-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,500
Posted By 9wt
Exactly. Flies look much the same in water as in...

Exactly. Flies look much the same in water as in the air - as long as they are not moving. Once you swing them in a current or retrieve them, they slim down (and wiggle).
Another thing a lot of...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-13-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By 9wt
Juro. Hope everyone is safe. My fingers are...

Juro.
Hope everyone is safe. My fingers are crossed.
Michael.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-01-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,451
Posted By 9wt
Jon. You're right, of course, that's the...

Jon.
You're right, of course, that's the ornithological classification. Actually, after looking it up I found that falconers classify the goshawk as a "shortwing" - "broadwings" would include...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-31-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,451
Posted By 9wt
Quentin. Falconers call that behaviour...

Quentin.
Falconers call that behaviour "mantling" and I have seen a hawk showing the same behaviour to prevent another hawk from taking its prey.
Michael.
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