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#1 flytire

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 05:37 AM

https://youtu.be/LnNkXjA3Djg


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#2 feathers5

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 05:53 AM

Cool video. Thanks for posting it. I wonder where he was fishing? Did I miss that?



#3 mikechell

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 06:08 AM

Good video. biggrin.png    

 

A bit "dramatic" ... intensity on his face like he was the first person to ever tie a fly that way. dry.png

 

BUT ... How DARE he bring that big fish in without "putting it on the reel"?  According to many, that can't be done !!! ohmy.png

 

Loved the videography on the stream, though ... I LOT!


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Posted 10 April 2019 - 07:50 AM

Good video. biggrin.png    

 

A bit "dramatic" ... intensity on his face like he was the first person to ever tie a fly that way. dry.png

 

BUT ... How DARE he bring that big fish in without "putting it on the reel"?  According to many, that can't be done !!! ohmy.png

 

Loved the videography on the stream, though ... I LOT!

Mike, he was trying to focus after drinking the scotch



#5 mikechell

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 08:40 AM

 

A bit "dramatic" ... intensity on his face like he was the first person to ever tie a fly that way. dry.png

Mike, he was trying to focus after drinking the scotch

 

Ha ... probably !!!  laugh.png


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#6 chugbug27

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 10:52 AM

Now that's what it's all about. Thanks for posting
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#7 GC59

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Posted 10 April 2019 - 09:25 PM

You have to live, for gettin them on top like that, then the release, great stuff flytire thanks for sharing.



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Posted 11 April 2019 - 06:50 AM

it reminded me of my yearly excursion to the frying pan river in colorado to fish the green drake hatch. great fun


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Posted 12 April 2019 - 09:02 PM

A bit "dramatic" ... intensity on his face like he was the first person to ever tie a fly that way


He winds his thread on backwards and it drives me nuts lol

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 12:19 AM

 

BUT ... How DARE he bring that big fish in without "putting it on the reel"?  According to many, that can't be done !!! ohmy.png

 

It appeared he was using a glass rod.  Probably makes it a bit easier  rolleyes.gif

 

I like the part where the trout missed the natural the first attempt.


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Posted 15 April 2019 - 07:06 AM

Anyone know the best way to make the extended tail he tied on?

 

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#12 flytire

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 08:27 AM

making an extended tube body

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=WCulehSAIk0

 

buying extended tube body (i'm lazy)

 

https://frostyfly.co...alistic-bodies/


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#13 Dave G.

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Posted 15 April 2019 - 12:01 PM

Nice !


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Posted 15 April 2019 - 12:23 PM

The producers of this film, Carpe Diem have dozens of very well made fly fishing shorts on You tube.  Does anyone out there know anything about them? Their films seem to be made in Europe.  Are they a retailer, the European version of Orvis? I did a quick google search and there is a Carpe Diem fly fishing based in Virginia but I don't believe they are the same organization.  I subscribe to the you-tube channel but I can't find anything about them on it either.  Their films are very well done and I am curious about who they are.

 

Thanks all!


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Posted 15 April 2019 - 04:20 PM

The producers of this film, Carpe Diem have dozens of very well made fly fishing shorts on You tube.  Does anyone out there know anything about them? Their films seem to be made in Europe.  Are they a retailer, the European version of Orvis? I did a quick google search and there is a Carpe Diem fly fishing based in Virginia but I don't believe they are the same organization.  I subscribe to the you-tube channel but I can't find anything about them on it either.  Their films are very well done and I am curious about who they are.

 

Thanks all!

I beleive they're just video producers. 


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