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Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By Tommy Boy
Bug Chucka-first off let me say NICE FISH!! ...

Bug Chucka-first off let me say NICE FISH!! Second off, I dont think many people will be down there. They love that place when it is nice and warm and sunny and full of 12" schoolies, but in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2005, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,108
Posted By Tommy Boy
Thanks Pete, I always wonder why there are not...

Thanks Pete, I always wonder why there are not more wild rainbows in NH, I fish quite a bit in places that have natural reproduction for salmon, brookies and even some browns, but never seem to catch...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By Tommy Boy
I fish a lot of small little places in southern...

I fish a lot of small little places in southern maine. These are very close to big local populations and tourist areas. I chuckle when I read about people driving up into Aroostook county or Coos...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,108
Posted By Tommy Boy
Steve-I always thought Rainbows spawned in the...

Steve-I always thought Rainbows spawned in the spring? Isn't that why most places out west are open late and places in Maine like Austin stream (A tributary of the Kennebec that has a spawning...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2005, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,895
Posted By Tommy Boy
I've had luck lately fishing heavily weighted...

I've had luck lately fishing heavily weighted zonkers in the high water. Dark orange and barred olive have worked best. Also, wooly buggers and any streamers with marabou and lead have been...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,858
Posted By Tommy Boy
I drive a red, two wheel drive chevy pich up...

I drive a red, two wheel drive chevy pich up truck. THe fish are there, it is just difficult to fish for them in this high water. I have been down there the past 4 days and it has always been high....
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,108
Posted By Tommy Boy
I agree with mr. beausol, but you guys are lucky,...

I agree with mr. beausol, but you guys are lucky, the season opens up in Maine April 1st, you guys in NH get to fish most rivers (for what it's worth) in January. I plan on doing more late season...
Forum: Gear Discussion 11-03-2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,458
Posted By Tommy Boy
Not to muddy up the waters, but look at the L.L....

Not to muddy up the waters, but look at the L.L. Bean quest reel. They retail for $45 dollars. Spools are $15!! I got one when I was about 8 and still am using it almost 175 days a year. I have...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,858
Posted By Tommy Boy
Live about 15 minutes from there. Right now with...

Live about 15 minutes from there. Right now with all the rain we got it is still running a little high. I've been down there a few times this year. I'm pretty sure they stocked it, but nothing. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By Tommy Boy
sorry

Fessiewig et al-dumping on ffim was not my intent. I see now that I did that and feel bad about it. :( I didn't realize they had been around for over 10 years. With the thousands of people logged...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,654
Posted By Tommy Boy
Thanx Fezziewig. I hope that everyone who...

Thanx Fezziewig.

I hope that everyone who read this will change the decisions they make while driving.

Good luck!
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,654
Posted By Tommy Boy
car accident

I could be dead right now. 2 hours ago, I flipped my car over going fishing. I was not speeding, I just "missed" a turn. I am okay. Me and the paramedic were talking fishing. He is fishing were I was...
Forum: Fly Tying 05-13-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 5,061
Posted By Tommy Boy
I should tie some up that look like that to get a...

I should tie some up that look like that to get a little deeper. Most of mine look like traditional wet flies with a red floss back half. The front half of olive I use is a yellowish mustardy...
Forum: Gear Discussion 05-11-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By Tommy Boy
If it casts good it really doesn't matter what...

If it casts good it really doesn't matter what weight it is. If you really want to know, you can probably go to a fly shop and they can tell you. By weighing the first X? feet of line they can tell...
Forum: Fly Tying 05-11-2005, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 5,061
Posted By Tommy Boy
Mark, regarding your pm-I use anything from 18's...

Mark, regarding your pm-I use anything from 18's and 16's which are a nice little emerger imitation, to 8's and 6's. I see no reason why you couldn't go bigger as long as you could keep the wood...
Forum: Fly Tying 05-11-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 5,061
Posted By Tommy Boy
That link didn't work for me :?: The 88 is a...

That link didn't work for me :?: The 88 is a great wet and dry fly. Here is my version of the recipe

body: rear half red floss, front light olive green floss
rib: copper wire
wing: wood duck...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By Tommy Boy
I do quite a bit of Crappie fishing here in...

I do quite a bit of Crappie fishing here in Maine, but as much as I love it I am not going to drive somewhere to do it. Try this fly:

head: gold tungsten bead
tail: white marabou with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By Tommy Boy
So far this year, my best luck has been right up...

So far this year, my best luck has been right up til sunset, but after sunset the fishing has died off completley. I was catching some small brookies in a pond last evening and at around 7:30 as it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,713
Posted By Tommy Boy
If you are doing good and know that someone else...

If you are doing good and know that someone else you talked to earlier hasn't caught a thing, give them a couple flies that you were slaying them on. It might not make a difference if they are new...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,108
Posted By Tommy Boy
I have pellet flie that I use in a couple places....

I have pellet flie that I use in a couple places. One is below a pond where people feed pellets to ducks and trout. You can't fish there, but below the small dam, trout watch for pellets coming...
Forum: Fly Tying 04-13-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,721
Posted By Tommy Boy
I like the Gray ghost, I know it is popular and...

I like the Gray ghost, I know it is popular and not to original but it works!
Also flies like maynard's marvels, pumpkinheads, ten feather smelts, joe's smelts and frost's blue smelts are in my...
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