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hobbies
I gold pan, bring it with me on a lot of fishing trips, catch my limit and then pan my way back. I do outdoor survival and primitive skills (starting fire with sticks and such) also. I can get way out
Clean Desk Challange
Looks like about 9 bakers dozens flies as compared to the fortnight it would take utyer to clear his desk, unless saltwater tarpon flies are all that's being tied. Isn't that clean tying room the same
Hello From Vermont
Hello All,   My name is Will. I currently live in Wells River Vermont right on the Connecticut River and a very short trip to a half dozen very decent trout streams in Vermont and New Hampsh
Where have you fished and Where is on your bucket list?
So far........Oregon, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, New York, Vermont, Ma, Pa, NJ, RI, Bucket list ......Canada, Virginia, New Hampshire, Colorado
That is a lot of lead
I did a little reading and I see that New Hampshire has a ban on some lead lures in fresh water. I see that Maine wants to do the same thing. Ban lead lures 1 ounce or less and Jigs up to 2 1/2". This
Trout fishing NH
A good forum to check out about New Hampshire Trout fishing is http://www.flyfishinginnh.com/. 
Did you ever meet up with a board member you never met before?
PeterJay ... the Wife and I were just talking about fishing stories versus fishing truths...   That's what is so great about Catch'n'Release. No proof of the fish I caught so it can grow as big a
Boston Area
Hey Mike, Just a thought.....if you have access to a car, the Kittery Trading post is just across the border in New Hampshire and if you don't mind a longer drive.....someone correct me if i am wrong.
Trolling with fly rod
Forty plus years ago I trolled for landlock or Sebago salmon up in New Hampshire and Maine. It was common practice to use a level floating line, with about 12 ft of monofilament leader scaled down to
Hatches Blog Post - New England- photo essay by Bryan Crumpler
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. All on the docket for a six state 4 day tour. A lot of driving, a lot of breweries, and a lot of rivers to travel over wond
Wild Stream or Stocked Stream
I like a wild river, if I want to catch stockies I go to a fishery. The river test in Hampshire has been ruined in my opinion because people want big easy fish.
Flymphs
After a 40-year absence, I have just returned to fly-tying in the last year, specializing in wingless wets. I live in northeast Massachusetts, near both New Hampshire and Maine. My father was Vernon
How did you get started tying?
1987, Kittery Maine. I was 26 and I was stationed in Portsmouth New Hampshire for submarine overhaul and had gone spinner bait fishing for trout. Watched an older gentleman working his fly rod. We sta
Uses for Pig Hair
Hello, My family and I just recieved three hampshire piglets, and I was wondering if there are any uses for their hair. Cause it wont be too long before they're too big to wrangle so I'l
Fish Pictures
Had some fantastic dry fly fishing on the Ammonoosuc River in New Hampshire today. Many rainbows with sore mouths. The place I fished was a section of river I pass over every time I fish the Ammonoos
flytying events
Are there any flytying events open to the public in Maine or New Hampshire ? Any names of the events for me to google would be deeply appreciated. Looking for something close to home. We come across
Pictures from the Southern Council Conclave, Federation of Fly Tyer
Al Bourisaw Ozark Fly Fishers [IMG]http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f91/hraye135/DSCN4573.jpg[/IMG] Mile George. Mike has won his division of the [url="http://www.mustad.no/mso/"]MUSTAD S
Mating Black Gnats
[img]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Q_oNp_P7cBs/TfHz9A18TmI/AAAAAAAAAH4/RJTHH-Zrqho/s1600/MatingBlackGnatsJune2011.png[/img] From Hampshire, England June 2011
New guy from MAINE
Welcome Mainehunt. Nice to see another New Englander on this site. I'm from New Hampshire on Lake Winnipesaukee. Also a teacher and love having the summers off to fish. I go out on the lake here m
New from New Hampshire
Hello from snowy New Hampshire. My name is Dave and I've been exploring this site for about a month. What a fantastic site. Everything a fly fisherman could want all in one spot. I've been fly
hello
Hello everyone new to the site looking forward to sharing information with you all. I fish the chalk streams of the south of england favorite being the the river test in hampshire after the wild ones
Hellgrammite Questions
Once you are familiar with the hellgrammite, you will probably agree that they are appropriately named as "the-bug-from-hell". However, Smallmouth Bass love these ferocious appearing bugs an
A little help please gentlemen.....
Well guys the trip to New Hampshire was a success. I have to say that Vermont and New Hampshire are two of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Its like a Christmas tree farm on steroids up t
trout box
Those are some beautiful flies... I lived in New Hampshire for about eleven years, and fished 120 plus days per year. I'd be quite content with that as a streamer selection. Now add a whole bunch
stonefly nymph
All three versions are fantastic ties! I love your sentiment about hanging one in a tree. I'd rather have mine go down in battle, and not as collateral damage. I spent some time tying some r
Rotary Vise Suggestion - Worth It?
That is a very cool looking vise. Hope you love it! btw... what part of New England are you from? I used to live in New Hampshire.David <><I live on the North Shore in Massachusetts - ten
Northeastern Snowpocalypse!
The news images coming out of DC look like the big nor'easters I experienced when I lived in New Hampshire. Looks like the middle east coast will be paralyzed by this.
Absolute Midge (brown version)
This fly has been my number two producing fly over the years, and is the ONLY fly with which I have personally caught trout in every single calenday month of the year. I tie it in a variety of colors
Hello from Colorado!
Hi,I am new to the forum, and wanted to introduce myself. I have been tying and fly fishing for about 30 years, fishing for about 45 years, and am eager to learn new things, and share something now an
cleaning feathers
Steve Schweitzer, who is a Whiting Pro Staff Tyer and who used to work at Whiting Farms (also from Global Fly Fisher) recommends using a mild laundry detergent to clean feathers as needed. He did warn
Trout Fishing in Southern New Hampshire
Hello,Just wondering if anyone out there has been out fishing recently in Southern New Hampshire?
The Next Generation
Had a small family reunion of sorts this weekend up at my parent’s cottage in New Hampshire. They have owned a cottage there sonce I was small and I learned to fish in the Lake’s waters. M
New to New Hampshire
Just moved to New Hampshire from the mid west-have been coming here for the summers but just experienced my first winter! Looking forward to spring, summer and fall fishing. I am a retired educa
RBF: New Member From NJ
Happy to be a member. Built a few rods years ago. Lamiglass 6` 8" spinning. Great for smallies in the northeast and Canada. Fish quite a bit in New Hampshire and Maine. I get a lot of pleasure fro
Winter Fishing
Futzer is spot on with the Patagonia gear, its expensive but noticeably warmer then other brands and is very comfortable. I have used their stuff for winter mountain hiking in the White Mountains in
Red Dragonfly
We have red dragonflies here in New Hampshire
New Hampshire at its best!!!!!!!!
I used to live in New Hampshire and have visited many places there. Just out of curiosity what lake was that?
Lead Sinker ban
Not wanting to clutter another thread, I thought you might find this interesting.I recently came across an article (August 1995 Fly Fisherman) which noted that the EPA had made splashy headlines in 19
Replacement copies for AINA, 4th Edition - Important!
Here you go Roger!Baetidae Americabaetis Lotic-erosional, swimmers;clingers;collectors-gatherers;widespreadBaetidae Baetopus trishae Lotic-depositional, swimmers;clingers;collectors-gatherers?; No
Fly Noteriety
The late George Rose, who resided in Rotonda, Fla., and was one of my early mentors once told me in his crisp New Hampshire accent, "Steve, there are no new flies. There all variations on the sam
SO much to say...
We have an Expo coming up in March 8 and 9. It's in Detroit Michigan. Here is the link to it. /www.mffc.org/. I to would like to see the J. Stockard booth. We did have a booth from new Hampshire.
did anyone get their hatches magazine yet
Got it yesterday in Cow Hampshire. WOW! The articles all are about 4 times as long and in-depth as the "competitor" magazine. Each of the authors took the time to really communicate effe
POLL-Wings on Catskill Dries
Vern-O,I hope you are ready for this Beware of Lowlanders asking 'simple' questions... [quote]If we are assuming that Theodore Gordon is the GodFather of American dry fly fishing....and he
Bass Bug Techniques
man im gonna hafta miss this one for vacation in new hampshire but im sure a little fishing will get me un bummed for missing it anybody know any good patterns for the sanbornton area??
what flies for upcoming trips?
oops my bad... i guess its new hampshire not vermont but i think mom was planning on maybe a lil bit of time in vermont and thats where i got the idea from. so isle royale and new hampshire....
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i just wanted to say hi and that this seems like pretty cool site you guys have here.I was also curious if there is anyone on this site other than me that’s from the Mt. Washington valley area in New
Classic Salmon Fly Proportions??
all this beautiful bullsh*t brought back a memory from 25 years ago..i was tying a classic gut looped, jock scott at a smallish show somewhere in New Hampshire when a guy with his young son sat dilige
Black Francolin Marston
Gorgeous fly.About loons...Protected. I have no idea if feathers could be obtained through any legal means. And unfortunately loons are a victim of fishermen (women too I suppose...) with lead and mon
Beaconsfield var. 5/0
Finished this this morning - should really have a light blue hackle and wing strips but I discovered halfway through that I hadn't got suitable feathers - something I rectified in this morning'
How About A Member Purge
[Sounds of a good spam fight coming...] There are only 2 reasons to purge the list. First is the disk storage on the server for each user. I suspect that with today's outrageously cheap disk stor
Synthetic Material
MYTtyer New York lead is illegal at least it cannot be sold for making flies and weights. And in New Hampshire all lead is illegal to use in freshwater. I wrap with tungsten and tin.This is really a g
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Hello To The Group
welcome to the panel.another tyer from new hampshire...this may give the site a bad name...thankfully you're not from pennsyvania ...or god forbid, new jersey...
Necks for Hackle tip winged speys?????????
e-mail or phone hunters (bedford , new hampshire) ask for danny , and tell him what you need...as for the neck feathers bending...try steaming the feathers maybe you'll get lucky
2007 Somerset Show
QUOTE(ted patlen @ Jul 20 2006, 10:54 AM) [snapback]166658[/snapback]ephm......southern new hampshire? my best friend is from Bedford, you around Manchester also?Greenville, which is about 2
Synthetic winging and flash materials
joe,i've found that just about everything works...no everything works provided the fly is tied with a mix of the synthetics...i use them all, although i have a preference for dna and angel hair.
Murdoch 3/0ish
QUOTE(MiSt @ May 31 2006, 02:16 AM) [snapback]158027[/snapback]Absolutely CRACKING fly Dave! Your flies are getting better and better! I also love the pattern - Mr. Hardy had an ex
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Getting started
Ah, you've asked the hardest question of all. Because these flies are only now enjoying a resurgence, a few of the materials are mighty hard to get, at least if you want good quality. Don is up in
What gets your heart pumping??
I haven't done much saltwater fishing. But... the few times I have gone I have had a ball chasing schoolie stripers when I was stationed in New Hampshire back in the 80's. A black 2/0 Deceiver
Streamers
These are indeed northeastern trolling streamers. I recognize most of the patterns but can't recall the names without looking them up, save the black ghost third from bottom. I'm sure CD can
A Jock Scott ain't no scud! False expectations.
A most excellent thread. Thank you, Ronn, for the personal acclamation. Everyone has given excellent advice to the neophyte salmon fly tier. I would add these caveats, as I have said previously:Fir
Golden Scimitar
Hey Vinnie,I would say that its the beer or the extra meal, just kidding. I knew the wing would bea bit long so I tried to offset it with longer gut. It may be a bit long!!!!Hey Bud,
Favorite Fishing or Fly tying shows
Two items We have on PBS Channel 11 in New Hampshire the show WIldlife Journal fantastic show and the narrator fishes small water and has an easy way about himself and the wildlife AND HE TIES FLIES.
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