Follow The Tiger - Fly Fishing Forum
Classic Atlantic Salmon No pursuit rivals salmon rivers, flies & legacy

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rating: Thread Rating: 1 votes, 5.00 average. Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-18-2003, 10:11 AM
Topher Browne Topher Browne is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Canadian Maritimes
Posts: 176
Follow The Tiger

I bet the guy on the right can Single or Double Spey with either 'fade' or 'draw.' Probably a good thing if he sticks to golf, or the fish might not stand a chance:


http://www.piscator2.homestead.com/Tiger.html
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 04-18-2003, 10:55 AM
pmflyfisher's Avatar
pmflyfisher pmflyfisher is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Upper Mid West - Great Lakes Tributaries
Posts: 3,165
Oh no you mean we now have to compete with him on the rivers !

His buddy Marc O'Meara got him into fishing a few years back as a number of the golf pros appear to be into bass fishing and some do fly fish.

Maybe I will see Tiger at the Western Open this year here in Chicago ? When he was in Stanford he got an exemption to play the Western. He hit a ball close to me onto another fairway and I got to see him up close. Like 3 yards away from me when he hit a recovery shot up onto the green.

PM Out
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 04-18-2003, 11:04 AM
removed_by_request
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Don't think you need to worry about his fishing skills, look who is guiding him.

He will be at Olympia Fields CC come summer.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 04-18-2003, 11:59 AM
pmflyfisher's Avatar
pmflyfisher pmflyfisher is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Upper Mid West - Great Lakes Tributaries
Posts: 3,165
Yep 2003 US Open right here in the Chicago south suburbs less than 30 minutes from my house, Fathers Day weekend in June.

I will be in Homewood Flossmoor tomorrow for my son's HS track meet very close to Olympia Fields CC. Thats a horrible place to get into where it is located. Every one is going to have to be bused in from remote parking lots for the Open.

PM Out
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 04-18-2003, 12:45 PM
removed_by_request
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Not unless you take the Metra electric. Easy in and out, actually not that bad to get to if you know your way around. Everything has a back door. Lived in that part of Illinois for a long while.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 04-18-2003, 02:15 PM
fredaevans fredaevans is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Rogue River
Posts: 3,856
Gad, you guys are missing the fun part of the photo.

Another Spey Convert!!!
fae
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 04-18-2003, 02:19 PM
pmflyfisher's Avatar
pmflyfisher pmflyfisher is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Upper Mid West - Great Lakes Tributaries
Posts: 3,165
Hey maybe I can get him to buy me the 5120 ?

My 81 year old mother loves Tiger. I am not kidding about that either.

PM Out
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 04-18-2003, 07:26 PM
removed_by_request
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
If you can't buy it you don't deserve it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 04-21-2003, 07:32 AM
BobK BobK is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Lake Ontario Tribs
Posts: 871
Going to hell in a handbasket.....

Now, Hal is what I call a real dedicated flyfisherman. Can you believe, any flyfisherman worth his salt, going to watch a golf tournament during one of the best "prime time" weekends for trout fishing???

Real dedication, Hal!:hehe: :hehe:

And with what the tickets would cost (or could be sold for), he could be well on the way to obtaining his "Dream" rod!!!

BobK

__________________
BobK

Last edited by BobK; 04-21-2003 at 07:34 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 04-21-2003, 11:09 AM
removed_by_request
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Face value of the tix are $250 per.. probably could sell them for and easy $400 to $500. Probably would not be ethical tho..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #11  
Old 04-21-2003, 02:18 PM
BobK BobK is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Lake Ontario Tribs
Posts: 871
mjyp, you got it!

Right on the money!!! So, I guess it shows where his priorities are - no wonder he can't buy his dream rod! :hehe:

BobK
__________________
BobK
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #12  
Old 04-24-2003, 10:42 AM
Topher Browne Topher Browne is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Canadian Maritimes
Posts: 176
Now if we could only get Tiger to show up for a SpeyClave, we could introduce him to Ed Ward who could convince him that being a salmon/steelhead bum is far more rewarding than flying around to golf tournaments in your own private jet and hanging out with a Swedish supermodel (sorry about that Per!).

If the Sage 5120 is a putter and the CND 16' 7" Specialist Spey a driver, I'll take a full quiver of Spey rods any day........
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #13  
Old 04-24-2003, 10:54 PM
Eddie Eddie is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Portland, ME.
Posts: 1,586
Tiger bought a big ranch on the Maddison I think. I suspect he is an excellent caster.
__________________
One cast can change your day...maybe your life.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #14  
Old 04-25-2003, 09:55 AM
Topher Browne Topher Browne is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Canadian Maritimes
Posts: 176
Golf vs. Fly Casting

Eddie,

When I teach a casting lesson, I always ask if the client is a golfer. I am amazed at the teaching parallels between a good golf stroke and a smooth casting stroke.

Very few sports incorporate a back stroke (as opposed to a wind-up) in addition to a forward stroke. The back swing in golf is critical: it defines the speed, pace, and tempo (and the correct starting position) of the forward stroke.

In fly casting, the back cast is even more critical. The size and speed of the rear loop determines the quality of the forward loop. Throw a bad loop behind you, and it is almost impossible to throw a quality forward loop. Top flight casters spend a lot of time looking at their backcasts for this reason.

It is the same for two-handed rods: throw a tight, arrow-pointed D-loop (as Simon G. would say, "an angry belly"), and tap the rod forward.

At the tournament level, I believe that a world-class casting stroke is every bit as technical and complex as the golf swing. I agree: Tiger is probably one heck of a caster.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #15  
Old 04-25-2003, 04:53 PM
Eddie Eddie is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Portland, ME.
Posts: 1,586
When I give a lession, I ask, "what sports do you play?" A golfer is easy. Tennis players and runners...
__________________
One cast can change your day...maybe your life.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
another tiger trout SDHflyfisher The Quintessential Trout 10 07-12-2004 08:54 PM
Poaching follow up #2 KerryS Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 4 06-11-2002 07:26 PM
Tiger Musky Helllp Dutchman Warmwater flyfishing 16 02-28-2002 03:57 AM
A follow up KerryS Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 6 11-02-2001 06:42 PM
Tiger Trout KevinH The Quintessential Trout 23 12-02-2000 07:39 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:18 AM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)