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Does anyone tie their own ice flies?
My flies probably needed a little more flash, I tied open water flies but on a jig hook or lead head. To be honest I was more excited about tying the flies than going ice fishing. Although we caught s
Any of you kayak guys have thoughts about the Anchor Wizard?
Saw it brought up on another forum about habitat damage done by dragging chain that way, disturbing the bottom etc.; wonder what your thoughts are? Of course one boat on one trip would not do a lot, t
Jiggling Nymph
  Material List: Jig Hook Scud back Semperfli Micro Suede Chennile UV dubbing SLF dubbing Goose and turkey biot Pheasant tail fibers lead wire and black bead-chain hard wire, 12lbs Mono line and
Look at these smiles...
I hope you guys who are downplaying these kinds of reports don't know any women who have ever been victims of sexual assault or harassment.  As with most people ... you didn't read my first r
Crappie fly fishing
My experience with Crappie, though limited, extends from Indiana to Florida and West to Texas.   Like most fresh water predators, they will attack anything ... opportunist when hungry.  They
New to the forum
Hi there ! Im a guy from sweden 36 years of age and a father of twins, boys. I have some nervedamage in my hands, love to fish for pike, but my condition prohibits me from fishing anything above a 7
Show Us Your Tube Flies
Nice work Flat Rock. Are those gold bead chain eyes... if so what size are they? Thanks, using a plastic bead-chain, eye is about 1/4th inch diameter.. Dollar for lifetime supply at Dollar Tree.
HMH FLY TYING CONTEST sponsored by HMH Vises
HMH FLY TYING CONTEST!   1. Tie a fly using your HMH Vise and take a picture of it. 2. Please include HMH vise in the photo in some way. 3. Post your photo on Instagram or Facebook and use the h
Are shrimp eyes a necessity
I'm sure there are times that fish care and times they don't.  A fish that is hungry is just looking for an excuse, it'll grab anything that is close.  Lock jaw is lock jaw.  I think it
October flesh from the vise
Retro, is that bead chain enough to keep it hook point up?
What flies to start with?
Where can you find lake trout within 1 or 2 hours of Philadelphia? I've lived and fished my entire life in this area and Don't know of a single lake close to philly with lake trout. I assume you are t
Hello from NJ and Pa
Hey all,    I just wanted to say hello to the community and tell a little about myself. As most of you do, I too love to fish. I have always been a bass fisherman (with a good mix of sunny's
Ordering online
@mikechell   I can't disagree with anything you wrote, but I still think it would be beneficial to have the ability to 'pull' a vendor's chain if they screw up on a regular basis.   Case in
Mike Curry's Tiger Tail: Lethal Fly!
 The Tiger Tail is a versatile little streamer fly developed by Mike Curry. First utilized in the Ozarks, this fly imitates damsel/dragonflies and other medium sized food sources for fish. Really
Stay Safe
A quick update.... a buddy was over at Everglades City (the far northwest end of Everglades National Park - about 30 miles east of Naples) two days ago and he reported that the place was just stinking
Very nice! Talk about a great day of fishing! That must be at the Osbourne-Ida chain?  
Micro streamer colors - which one works for you?
hi Lucian..i love these type of flies..mainly #10 with bead chain eyes in black or olive on a 4 wt. sink tip line for ALL panfish..i,m going to try the rust color..thanks.
That is a problem with permanent markers.  Interesting color combinations and direction of the tie.  Those look like good Mantis shrimp imitations.   The first shrimp pattern I learned
30 years on...
My parents were chain smokers. COPD, heart issues, blood pressure, etc. Smoking always disgusted me. I used to get in fist fights over my not wanting to try a puff when I was a kid.  I never trie
Ordering Tying Materials
As a retired Optometrist I will put my $.02 in.  I had a lot of people go out of town to nation chain stores to get glasses.  They them wanted me to take care of any problems they had with t
Going to spend 500.00 on a pole. Orvis or llbean brand. Opinions pls
I build my own rods since I prefer a slow to moderate action rod and I have a peculiar taste in the guides I use. The only rod I ever brought was  4 piece 8 wgt from Cabela's  I needed in a
The value of the roll cast
Cool Rocco ! Tell you what, I'll try this rig I made up first LOL ! It's just an experiment for now. I have lead core trolling rigs, full sink, floating line and spinning gear on the boat too. These f
OT. Anybody do earrings?
The beads are mandatory & make sure they get glued on with Zap-A-Gap or something stronger as a fishing friend wanted a present of red, white & blue pair of earrings for his fiancée to we
is tenkara catching on?
i can never tell if those flies are coming or all i need is i" piece of zonker on #10 with smallbead chain eyes.
thoughts on floatant
I've always liked Dave's Bug Float when I can get it. It seems to work equally well in very cool to very warm weather, and it comes with a nifty little piece of bead chain built into the container so
Dumbbell Eye Mold
Dip some bead chain in hot lead and cut apart as needed.
July Flies from the Vise
#2  zonker and bead chain.
What is your favorite fly pattern?
That would probably work for bone fish, Mike.   Depends on what I'm fishing for.   Trout- Dry Fly- CDC and Elk, can also be used as an emerger.   Nymph-  Soft Hackle PT Nymph. 
A question of weight
I'm chiming in, just because the subject of weight vs. unweighted flies interests me. I don't add much weight to my flies.  Usually, bead chain eyes are the main "weight" but that's just a side e
Snook Flies Swap
Questions...Since I don't live on the beach I am totally ignorant on this fish.  How deep of water do you fish for these?   Do you need some weight on the fly?  Do some use artic
I have a jig hook ?
Thx don't want a bead I want the eye effect created by using chain
Had shelter party last night, maybe again tonight
 Last night we had 8 people in my storm shelter waiting for sirens that never went off in our town. Went down there so we didn't have to race out in rain like we did a few months ago. Last night
Anyone ever tried a product called "Chew Balls"?
looks similar to a product called something like "Otter's Real Eggs" or some such a few years ago, except those were packaged as individual little balls, not all strung together in a chain. I never tr
What are these feathers/hackles?
Without better pictures and some reference of size, it is hard to tell if you have any hackle that can be used for dry flies. You may have some but it will probably be for sizes like 8-10. You certain
Mop fly
I saw my first mop fly up close and personal three weeks ago.  A green chartreuse giant, looking more suitable for bass than trout.  Two weeks ago my saltwater club was doing  a tying d
Tying streamer flies so hook point will ride up.
Any kind of jig hook will also work.  The simplest way, though, is to tie a bead chain to the top of the hook.  It doesn't add a lot of weight, but it will flip the fly over.
Tried to go fishing, ran into ditch
Yes sir Willie, that's one way justify a 4X4,  a lot of chain and a come-a-long, or a tractor. Hope everything came out well. I respect your attitude.
No Lifeguards on Duty
Yeah, I should have mentioned lightning. Years ago, I was working in a warehouse that had a railroad siding right outside the door, and a chain link fence about 50 feet away. I was standing in the doo
Hello from New Jersey
Do very little  fresh water fishing in Jersey.  Every fall the salt water fly fishing club I belong to works with Casting For Recovery at their South Jersey retreat and we fish a lake in a c
Gas station finger nail clippers will last over 20 years cutting mono and modifying flies on the stream and no you don't ever have to fold the lever down, think either $.39 or $.49 when new with a key
Simple little pickerel/bass fly
Made a vid on a simple little fly I've come up with that works awesome on my local bass and pickerel      
I received some nice big 7' feathers a while back an was wondering what to do with them. Then I remembered the new movie MAD MAX, with all the cool cars.  it hit me a Mad Max fly ! the body is wr
Lucky rabbits foot
Has anyone ever used those rabbit's foot key chain fobs in place of snowshoe hare's foot for patterns like Fran Betters "the Usual"? Would the rabbit have the same properties as hare?  
Is it just me?
all i need is to be seated in my kick boat on any one of delawares old grist mill ponds with my #4 wt. rod and a black #10 zonker with bead chain eyes tied on...i,m in heaven and the fishies are in tr
  Material list : Orvis saltwater hook size 2 - 1/0 dumbbell or bead chain depend on the size on the hook lead wire 100lbs mono sililegs Centipede leg - Small Ice pearl dubbing Rabbit zonker Mon
March Flies From The Vise
Spent some time Saturday with Richmc.  (In between bouts of freeze fishing) We met at a McDonalds and had lunch, followed by a little tying.  Well, Rich showed me some patterns and I tied a
Wading Staff Question
Be aware that the staffs that are made in sections and held together with a bunge cord will pull apart if the tip section gets stuck in the mud or between rocks and you left up for the next step. Rig
Butte Ugly Swap-Register here-Open Feb 16
My Warmwater flies have bead chain eyes,and so I think they will qualify.
Crappies & Bluegills
i tie a simple foam spider but other than that theyll take any trout fly that floats in their way   [URL=][/
Targeting a new species
Smallmouth in lakes will eat nymphs much as trout do, though not so much midges but the larger Hex nymphs and such. You can have a heck of an evening in a Hex hatch ( around here that is mid summer ev
Mop Swap - Jazz it up!!!
Trout, bass, perch, crappie, sunfish, carp, pickerel, shiners! The mop owns them all!
Full sinking fly line reviews?
I'm not fond of full sinking lines - but I really like their more modest cousin  -the intermediate line.  All of my heavier rods (10wt on up) use a full intermediate line - and we routinely
Bass rod
Oh I believe they built those 7'9" rods specifically for bass fishing, because tell you what , I wouldn't want to fish a 7'9"- 7,8 or 9 wt to go pan fishing or trout fishing with. So that's the t
Zimmerman Booby Frog
This one's definitely not weedless.  Similar concept, tied with foam cylinder.  Produced several bass and a couple of pickerel over the spring and summer.   This particular one was dest
Deceivers Half n half Murdich Minnows I tied up these, no idea on the name. Bucktail, schlappen, some flash and marabou. Bead chain or weight it...or don't.
Czech Style Tying
Sure, bead chain or hourglass eyes, tied to the top of the hook, will flip it over.  Also, many tiers are using jig hooks with slotted beads to achieve the same effect.  Also, take a look at
UV gel nail polish for tying
  My guess is that the residue is so the underlying nail does not crack. Kimo     Nope.   The residue is uncured polymer blocked by atmospheric oxygen. Oxygen occupies and bloc
January Flies from the Vise
Playing with the limited stuff I brought with me.  I've never made weedguards before, so I went looking for stainless wire.  Can't find any in the neighborhood shops, but I did get some pict
Question for Mike
Tom, First, please understand that I am not a Crappie hunter.  I go after fish, and whatever hits is great for me.  Those last two videos are just dumb luck that the Crappie are the "poisson
I'm familiar with consumption advisories, having grown up around the Great Lakes... Normally this has to do with 2nd and 3rd level predators that accumulate PCBs or heavy metals from past industrial c
Fishing related gifts, anyone...?
What a Christmas! Socks, a key chain, and an awesome tee shirt. I agree with others, I don't need anything because anything we want we just go buy. I do like the thought behind the gifts. My kids know
Big boobies
Not really a booby fly since I use a foam cylinder for the head, but it does work.  I've caught a few bass and chain pickerel, plus a couple of pike on it.   [attachment=60066:045.JPG]  
Shrimp Swap
Total bullshit! +1 I know people don't like lawyers ( I am one ) but if they only knew how despicable insurance companies are they'd like us a lot better. +1 Anyway, good luck![/quo +1 Press that
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