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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-13-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,226
Posted By Isgrigg
Juro .... please check you PM's ... Isgrigg

Juro .... please check you PM's ... Isgrigg
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-21-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By Isgrigg
Really Happy Salmon Fisherman

I was at Malbaie River Outfitters near Gaspe', Quebec, last week and had a really great time. I have gone there the last three years and it just keeps geting better.

They have a great lodge,...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-05-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Isgrigg
Thanks for the help and the ideas ... ...

Thanks for the help and the ideas ...

Stephen
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-04-2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Isgrigg
Rod Case Question

I have a Plano Plastic rod case about 6 inches in diameter and I normally can fit 3 rods in the manufactures cases inside.

I am going on a train trip and want to take more rods. Do you think I...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-13-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Isgrigg
I started the same way ... at about 9 years old...

I started the same way ... at about 9 years old ... fly fishing with little poppers for bluegill in Granny's lake.

With many sports you can take it as far as you wish ... simple to complex ......
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-19-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Isgrigg
Juro ... Thanks for the information ... ...

Juro ...

Thanks for the information ...

I am really looking forward to your fishing report when you get back.

Yep that is what I need ... another addiction ... Trout, Steelhead and...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-18-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Isgrigg
Puerto Rico Bound

I am going to Puerto Rico in a few months to see my daughter and new grandchild ... but I will take along an 8 weight and a couple of boxes of flies ... one for Bonefish and one for Baby Tarpon (8-10...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 03-15-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Isgrigg
Looks Great!

That is a nice looking pattern ... I will be trying to tie a few of those up.

Stephen
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-08-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Isgrigg
Thanks for the replys ... I normally quit...

Thanks for the replys ...

I normally quit fishing for the year by the first week in October when there are not so many leaves in the water ... then after that it gets too cold for a wimp like me....
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 11-06-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Isgrigg
Leaf Guard?

I spent Friday fishing the Muskegon River in Newaygo, MI. It was a little windy and there were a lot of oak leaves in the river. It seemed I spent half of my fishing time stripping in my line,...
Forum: the Rod Rack 10-22-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Isgrigg
I have only build one rod ... but this is the...

I have only build one rod ... but this is the advice I was given when I said I would just use a cheap blank. Don't! Build the rod you would like to own ... so I did and they were right ... it is...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-23-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,967
Posted By Isgrigg
Bob, I got to Bill's lodge a day or so after...

Bob,

I got to Bill's lodge a day or so after you left ... they were still talking about you ... how is the leg? Was the plane ride hard on you? I hope you caught some fish?

I didn't break...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-06-2005, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,967
Posted By Isgrigg
Bob, I was up to Bill's Malbie River Lodge...

Bob,

I was up to Bill's Malbie River Lodge last year for the first time ... you will not be diapointed in any way. Great rivers ... Great Lodge ... Great Staff

We use all floating lines and...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-04-2005, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By Isgrigg
Sorry if I sounded harsh ... I just don't...

Sorry if I sounded harsh ...

I just don't understand people not wanting to protect the rivers and fishing.

Our rivers in Michigan get a lot of pressure ... some are loved to death ... not all...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-03-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By Isgrigg
To improve things, if the fishing needs to be C&R...

To improve things, if the fishing needs to be C&R ... Then just make it C&R ... don't fool around with coupons and adult fish, slot limits, etc ... If you have a fish out of the water for more than a...
Forum: Getting Started 05-30-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Isgrigg
I agree with Juro ... a local fly shop is the...

I agree with Juro ... a local fly shop is the best source of information and help. Most will offer some kind of class.

Contact your local chapter of TU or FFF and asked them for some help too....
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-29-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,604
Posted By Isgrigg
Never owned a Patagonia jacket ... However...

Never owned a Patagonia jacket ...

However I have had a Simms jacket for about 5 or 6 years and love it.

They are a little pricey ... but being bone dry all day in a 40F driving rain ......
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-17-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Isgrigg
Only for trout season ... 7-9 fly boxes...

Only for trout season ...

7-9 fly boxes (steamers/ drys / wets)
leaders
6 spools of tippet different weights
split shot different weights
hemos
clipers
fly float
therometer
Forum: Art of Casting 05-03-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By Isgrigg
You might want to read the article on sizing fly...

You might want to read the article on sizing fly rods to body size at ... http://flyanglersonline.com/

Some fly fishing clubs put on youth schools ... my club puts on several each year ... one is...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 04-06-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Isgrigg
At the Michigan Fly Fishing Club meeting tonight,...

At the Michigan Fly Fishing Club meeting tonight, I informed them of the Clave and handed out some information ... Where ... When ... etc...

We might get a few more from there.
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 04-02-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Isgrigg
I plan to get there Friday Morning ... help set...

I plan to get there Friday Morning ... help set up if needed ... maybe fish a little ... then I plan on being there both Saturday and Sunday
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 03-22-2005, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,418
Posted By Isgrigg
The take is the reason I do this ... the fight is...

The take is the reason I do this ... the fight is fun, I love to see them jump, to hold them, release them ... and of course bigger is better ... but the take is what gets my heart pumping. To see...
Forum: the Rod Rack 03-17-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Isgrigg
I was going to buy a cheap blank for the first...

I was going to buy a cheap blank for the first rod, but the instructor said to build the rod you would like to own ... so I did ... and he was right.

The rod is my favirote trout rod ... casts...
Forum: the Rod Rack 03-13-2005, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Isgrigg
Books on Rod Building

I built my first rod last year (T&T 9ft 5wt 4-piece) and bought two books that seemed to help me:

"Rod-Building Guide" by Tom Kirkman ... covers fly, spinning, casting and trolling rods

and
...
Forum: >> Archive: Salmon & Steelhead Flies 01-19-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,242
Posted By Isgrigg
Shrimp Flies

Really like the look of your Shrimp Flies!

I would like to try tying one ... even if they do take four hours.

Could you please post the recipe and maybe a few steps on how you tie it.

Thanks...
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