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Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,553
Posted By Nic
msbp, Welcome to fly fishing! It's a...

msbp,

Welcome to fly fishing! It's a wonderful sport.

Others may weigh in differently, but I tend to more nymph fishing and it is a very effective way to fish. I'd say if you're just starting...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,685
Posted By Nic
I can remember years ago when my dad I and first...

I can remember years ago when my dad I and first got into fly fishing. My grandmother I believe got my dad, brother, and I all fly fishing outfits from LL Bean. It's really not that important to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,135
Posted By Nic
Zac, I can't speak to the fall fishing...

Zac,

I can't speak to the fall fishing there. Years ago in college I remember catching lots of rainbows one October. I'm unsure if this is common, or if that year was an exception. I know the...
Forum: Gear Discussion 07-21-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,508
Posted By Nic
It really doesn't take as long as you would think...

It really doesn't take as long as you would think to build a rod. I built mine over a couple of weeks. Solid time invested maybe 10-15 hours. The wrapping is what takes the most time. As stated...
Forum: Gear Discussion 07-20-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,508
Posted By Nic
Sebastian, George is a great guy! I first...

Sebastian,

George is a great guy! I first met him up at profile lake back in 04' We fished for the day and caught some great fish! Actually met up with him some years later when by chance I...
Forum: Gear Discussion 07-20-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,508
Posted By Nic
I'd second that you'll not save money building...

I'd second that you'll not save money building your own rod. You'll be surprised how quickly components add up, especially if you go with a nice reel seat and cork such as REC.

As for reel...
Forum: Gear Discussion 07-19-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,508
Posted By Nic
BullMoose, I built my first fly rod last...

BullMoose,

I built my first fly rod last fall and have since built one more for my Dad. It's a great way to pass some time in the winter and I'm hooked :) I've got the feeling I'll build another...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,579
Posted By Nic
I've been keeping tabs on the conn. River here in...

I've been keeping tabs on the conn. River here in w. Lebanon. The business I manage at is on its banks! It's hit over 101,000 cfs!
Forum: Fly Tying 08-16-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,100
Posted By Nic
Video Tutorials

Hey Guys,

I know several of you are newer to fly tying, and Hell, even for those of us that aren't, we're always learning. Here is a link I found that has several tutorials on different flies. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By Nic
Ziggy! Glad you guys had fun. I wasn't sure what...

Ziggy! Glad you guys had fun. I wasn't sure what you guys would see when you got there as I haven't fished the sugar in over a month. Wish I could have gone with you. Work just isn't as much fun...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,958
Posted By Nic
nhmacusr, Thanks for the clarification. I...

nhmacusr,

Thanks for the clarification. I guess I had things backwards. I was thinking the right thing, but typing it wrong. All in all I was confused because if the line doesn't unroll I was...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,958
Posted By Nic
Massimo, For me I suppose I'm having a...

Massimo,

For me I suppose I'm having a difficult time understanding this concept. For me at least it seems to go against all I've ever been taught/read that fly casting is. I've been fly fishing...
Forum: Off Topic 08-11-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,975
Posted By Nic
Me too Bushbuck...It made me go back and look at...

Me too Bushbuck...It made me go back and look at the others...:(
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Nic
Brook Fishing

So today I met up with Ziggy so he could show me some local brook trout fishing. We had a great time! We met up around 6:30 this morning. After a short walk in we rigged up the rods and began to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,106
Posted By Nic
Brk Trt, Nice Looking rainbow you got there....

Brk Trt,

Nice Looking rainbow you got there. Wild or stocked, a nice looking fishing either way. Looks as though it blended in well with the bottom of the brook.

-Nic
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,106
Posted By Nic
Some nice looking brookies there! I like the...

Some nice looking brookies there! I like the picture of the rod on the mossy rock! Very Nice!

-Nic
Forum: Gear Discussion 08-08-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,711
Posted By Nic
Sing, I would have to agree, no knock on hardy,...

Sing, I would have to agree, no knock on hardy, I've seen their reels, top notch quality. I've gone overkill as well. I've got a Tibor for my 4wt, great reel, and I did get it for a steal, but I...
Forum: Gear Discussion 08-05-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,711
Posted By Nic
Ziggy, I'm in the same boat. I'm...

Ziggy,

I'm in the same boat. I'm considering going as light as a 2wt though. I have a 9' 4wt as my go to rod, so my 2 or 3 wt would be small stream primarily. Are you looking at graphite or...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,698
Posted By Nic
Welcome! -Nic

Welcome!

-Nic
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Nic
TV Commercial

Not sure if any of you saw this on Midcurrent. I enjoyed, hope you do as well!

-Nic

http://midcurrent.com/videos/give-that-man-a-bells/
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,975
Posted By Nic
Wet_Fly, I really really like that first...

Wet_Fly,

I really really like that first one! Were you on shore when you caught that Tuna? Pardon my ignorance I know nothing about salt water fishing, although it's on my list to try someday.
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,975
Posted By Nic
Ziggy, I completely understand one thing at...

Ziggy,

I completely understand one thing at a time. My camera is "low end" when it comes to SLR's, but I love it! You mentioned taking a class. I learned alot about photography from the book...
Forum: Off Topic 08-04-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,975
Posted By Nic
Here are three more. I hope you enjoy them! ...

Here are three more. I hope you enjoy them!

Ziggy: I've got a Canon Xsi that we bought three years ago when my daughter was born. I love it. I've got the 18-55mm, 100-300mm and a 50mm lens. ...
Forum: Fly Tying 08-02-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Nic
Lee, I've been tying that knot for so many...

Lee,

I've been tying that knot for so many years I didn't even know what it was called! :shock: I looked up the duncan loop, and yes that is the knot I use. It works out great! I've always...
Forum: Fly Tying 08-02-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,971
Posted By Nic
I tie 99.5% of all the flies in my boxes. I...

I tie 99.5% of all the flies in my boxes. I usually either buy dry flies (I'm mainly a nymph guy) that I don't have hackle for or spun deer hair flies. I just never could get the hang of spinning...
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