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Forum: Fly Tying 12-18-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By gg
I remember when I started tying in the 60's....

I remember when I started tying in the 60's. Learned out of a book. I didn't know any fly fishers let alone tyers. For me it was a slow process. Drys were mostly Catskill style then. I would put...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,081
Posted By gg
That was great. It is really nice to see some...

That was great. It is really nice to see some young men having fun in school and the out doors.
Forum: Fly Tying 12-18-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 991
Posted By gg
Modified Sponge Pupa

I used to like the La Fountaine Sparkle Pupa but found them a little hard to tie. One day somewhere, can't remember, maybe Fishey Fillum, I saw a thing called a Sponge Pupa. I modified it to make an...
Forum: Fly Tying 12-14-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By gg
Nice group of flies. My favorite of the bunch is...

Nice group of flies. My favorite of the bunch is the Andro Alder. I remember seeing an article in Fly Fishing or Fly Fisherman years and years ago about the Alder Hatch on the Andro and it had that...
Forum: Fly Tying 12-12-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By gg
Ahhh - OK. Thanks. I'll start bending up instead...

Ahhh - OK. Thanks. I'll start bending up instead of down for a ping.
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,761
Posted By gg
That will be a great experience. It is so...

That will be a great experience. It is so different from here.

But be careful. My daughter went out to the North Cascades in Washington to be a wilderness ranger " just for a while". She never...
Forum: Fly Tying 12-12-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By gg
OverMyWaders, how do you check for brittleness ? ...

OverMyWaders, how do you check for brittleness ?
Most of my hooks are Mustards that I stocked up on way back when I had better eyes and hands and tied more. I always crush the barb, sharpen, and do...
Forum: Fly Tying 12-10-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By gg
Thats pretty good too. The same as H&H's Mustads...

Thats pretty good too. The same as H&H's Mustads at regular price. Some are on sale now for $6.29
Forum: Fly Tying 12-10-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By gg
I am in the same fiancial catagory as you and...

I am in the same fiancial catagory as you and also use H&H hooks. It will be interesting to see if someone has a better source of reasonable quality hooks.
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,109
Posted By gg
My daughter was a wilderness ranger out of...

My daughter was a wilderness ranger out of Marblemount in the N. Cascades Nat. Park and on the Skagit River in the 1990's. You will not find a more beautiful place. It is a long ride from Seattle...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By gg
Insane is right. With the size of the drainage it...

Insane is right. With the size of the drainage it will probably be way high for a month. All high water in NE Vermont also. Closest reasonable water for me right now is Pemi or Saco areas.
Forum: Fly Tying 05-02-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,095
Posted By gg
Yellow sponge and yellow glow bugs have been...

Yellow sponge and yellow glow bugs have been standard fare for years in the Willoughby and Black Rivers which have Rainbow runs which coinside with strong sucker runs out of Lake Memphramagog. They...
Forum: Fly Tying 04-29-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,447
Posted By gg
Your absolutely right. After I posted that I...

Your absolutely right. After I posted that I remembered about the palmered hackle that is called for. I knew someone would call me on it. LOL I've been tiying them for so long w/o palmered hackle I...
Forum: Fly Tying 04-28-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,447
Posted By gg
Seems like we forgot the old stand-by elk hair...

Seems like we forgot the old stand-by elk hair cadis
Forum: Fly Tying 04-28-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,447
Posted By gg
All those above and spent wings using poly for...

All those above and spent wings using poly for the wings. There may be a better more mordern wing material now a days. My favorite though is the ComparaDun as many have mentioned.
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,347
Posted By gg
Welcome to fly fishing twinfish93. I started when...

Welcome to fly fishing twinfish93. I started when I was a senior in HS. Still remember that first smallmouth grabbing the popper right in front of me. You have a lifetime of enjoyment ahead of you....
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,427
Posted By gg
I would check out places like East Inlet and Lake...

I would check out places like East Inlet and Lake Francis Camp Ground to see if the smelt are running. If they are the salmon will be there. You may be a little early but you never know what the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,250
Posted By gg
Profile for sure and I believe sky pond has...

Profile for sure and I believe sky pond has brookies. Both are very close to lincoln.
Forum: Fly Tying 04-07-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By gg
Looks real good to me too. Should have lots of...

Looks real good to me too. Should have lots of inticing action.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By gg
They may be ok now - but very cold. The 50* to...

They may be ok now - but very cold. The 50* to 60* predicticted for this weekend should bring lots of water with all the snow we have.
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By gg
60* ?? .... I would love to see 40*. Your just...

60* ?? .... I would love to see 40*. Your just trying to make me feel worse. LOL
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,309
Posted By gg
Getting Ready ??

Looking out the window it seems like I should be getting my tip-ups ready for next weekend not my flyrod. This is sad weather.
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,558
Posted By gg
I second this

I second this
Forum: Fly Tying 03-31-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,865
Posted By gg
I do basicly the same thing except I rub in 20...

I do basicly the same thing except I rub in 20 Mule Team Borax on the skin side when it is still wet then brush off the excess when it dries out. If you use a Woolite wash after the dish soap...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By gg
With the amount of snow we have here up north...

With the amount of snow we have here up north rivers like the Pemi will be high for a while. Its just even with the top of my picnic table in the yard and there is even more in the woods.
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