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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-02-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By broche
Greetings; I fished the Merrimack on May...

Greetings;

I fished the Merrimack on May 20th. Water was suprising clear, although there was a little more debris in the water than usual. Plenty of fish, mostly small but I did manage 1 fish...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-16-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By broche
Much appreciated Juro. Maybe I'll drive down to...

Much appreciated Juro. Maybe I'll drive down to the Cape.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-16-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By broche
Water levels and fish

Greetings to all;

I have been out of the loop for a while as we had a baby last spring. I was only able to fish once last season and now my better half is letting me out of my cage for a couple...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-12-2004, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By broche
North Shore Outing

Greetings;

There are fish in Newburyport! I will be heading out to Joppa this weekend with the 9 weight to fish in case anyone cares to join me. Some appetizers and adult beverages in town to...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 01-28-2004, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By broche
clouser using epoxy

Here is a Clouser that I tied using only epoxy as the adhesive. It took me a while to tie due to the mixing and drying of the epoxy in various stages, but the dumbell eyes stay put longer, as does...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-28-2003, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By broche
I was fishing next to Adrian for a little while...

I was fishing next to Adrian for a little while in the surf just west of the jetty. There were fish everywhere, and it was a sight to behold seeing them in the waves! I got my butt kicked out...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-22-2003, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By broche
I'm planning on getting down there Saturday. If...

I'm planning on getting down there Saturday. If we organize this outing, I'd be happy to bring a bunch of sandwiches, chips and maybe an adult beverage. This will be my last outing of the season...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-17-2003, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By broche
Block Island 9/13

Hello all;

Had a weekend with the wife and 2 other couples on Block Island. Of course I brought the 9 weight and snuck off for a couple hours. I managed just one fish, but she was at least 30...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-21-2003, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By broche
Block Island

Greetings;

I will be spending some time on Block Island during mid-September and I'll be sure to bring a fly rod. Has anyone spent any time fishing there? It's an island, so I imagine there are...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-22-2003, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By broche
We parked about 3 blocks from the beach for...

We parked about 3 blocks from the beach for $5.00. It was a small private lot. If you go early, late or on a dark day, you'll be able to park.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-22-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By broche
Swimming with Stripers

Greetings;

My brother came back from Arizona for a long weekend. We have some snorkeling equipment and did a little stint at Rye Beach, NH on the incoming. We saw some silversides, some fish...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-14-2003, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By broche
Salisbury/Joppa

Took a ride down to the Salisbury reservation Sunday with Wife, Mother and Big Blue (nine weight) - beautiful day. Did some casting just down river of the toothpick on a beautiful beach. The water...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-06-2003, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By broche
Hey Sprocket; Good to hear from you! ...

Hey Sprocket;

Good to hear from you!

The book that I was talking about, "Meditations on Hunting", does not go into views for/against hunting, but rather what makes humans want to do it. I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-06-2003, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By broche
Well said Juro; That seems to be the best...

Well said Juro;

That seems to be the best way of looking at it. A little philosophy on fly fishing once in a while is a good thing. There is an outstanding book related to this discussion...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-06-2003, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By broche
Just to clarify my mixed feelings somewhat. . ....

Just to clarify my mixed feelings somewhat. . .

Knowing that harm may be inflicted upon the quarry, something that is now most unpleasant and undesirable, something that brings much grief to...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-06-2003, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By broche
Inevitable hook mortality

Greetings;

Just curious, I'm wondering how many of you have actually had thoughts of giving up the sport over accidentally killing fish. I remember last season, I caught many small stripers and I...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 03-25-2003, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By broche
It's a Daiichi 3847 size 2/0. I've never used...

It's a Daiichi 3847 size 2/0. I've never used this type of hook before. I'm being told not to 'set the hook' by folks who have fished it. We'll see what happens!
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 03-25-2003, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,844
Posted By broche
I would love to participate. I'm afraid that...

I would love to participate. I'm afraid that none of my patterns are original (I've borrowed something with every pattern I've tied). Count me in if I can 'cheat' a little.

Bill
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 03-25-2003, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By broche
here's a cute little rascal. . .

Yellow and green polar fibre with Orvis holographic tinsel
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 03-25-2003, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,372
Posted By broche
Hi Joe; I'm not sure if they have a link. They...

Hi Joe; I'm not sure if they have a link. They send out a newsletter/catalogue, but I've been stocking up at there booth at the flyfishing shows. I almost clean them out. These are the best eyes...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 03-24-2003, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,372
Posted By broche
Greetings; The eyes are plastic covex eyes...

Greetings;

The eyes are plastic covex eyes (the most lifelike I am able to find - Coty's at the Somerset and Marlboro shows always has them). They are stuck on, then I carefully drip epoxy on the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-19-2003, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By broche
sorry, the image is not of a real baby, it was of...

sorry, the image is not of a real baby, it was of a juve fly with embedded diction, to large to post. I was trying to be funny and it just didn't work out.

Bill
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-19-2003, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By broche
Great to meet you guys at the clave!

My wife and I had a great time at the casting clave. I thought I was an accomplished caster until I witnessed Juro and John Kollett shoot backing through the guides of my RPL+ 6 weight! Pretty...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-13-2003, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,762
Posted By broche
Hello there; I'm looking forward to the...

Hello there;

I'm looking forward to the casting clave. I'm not sure where it is however. Can someone post directions? Also, how much cash should I bring? Will there be beer? Also, do people...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-05-2003, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,762
Posted By broche
As long as it's March 15, count me in! I'll try...

As long as it's March 15, count me in! I'll try to get my wife to join us as well. Hopefully we can get some tips from you guys!

Bill
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