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Forum: Fly Tying 10-12-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,452
Posted By flytackle
The Counterfeiter

I like the Counterfeiter - here's the pattern as supplied by Eric Leiser:

Body: flat silver tinsel
throat: red calf tail covered by golden pheasent crest, curving into shank, beard style, one...
Forum: Fly Tying 08-03-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,275
Posted By flytackle
I tie some flies that are equipped with in-line...

I tie some flies that are equipped with in-line or offset spinners - you definetely need to tie on a ring eyed hook to get them to spin properly. I also tie classic (i.e. 19th century) bass flies...
Forum: Saltwater Section 07-12-2005, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,229
Posted By flytackle
Here's an older one from the Spurwink in Maine -...

Here's an older one from the Spurwink in Maine - 1992, with my Bill Franke hat on :D Didn't need glasses and still wore rubber waders.. ah how time flies.. :lol: Tight lines, Alec
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Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2005, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,633
Posted By flytackle
I just took a trip to the Finger Lakes in NY and...

I just took a trip to the Finger Lakes in NY and they are getting killed with gas prices out there - worse than here on the Cape. Travel is still relatively cheap though - we recently bought an old...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,913
Posted By flytackle
Thanks! :D Alec

Thanks! :D Alec
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,913
Posted By flytackle
White Perch?

Does anyone know of any good White Perch waters in the Granite State? I really enjoy fishing for them here on the Cape, and was wondering if I might find any up North. Tight Lines, Alec
Forum: Saltwater Section 07-01-2005, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,229
Posted By flytackle
http://www.favoriteflies.com/striperatdike.jpg ...

http://www.favoriteflies.com/striperatdike.jpg

http://www.favoriteflies.com/june05striper.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,776
Posted By flytackle
Shawtown Bass

I've been fishing Shawtown since the late 80's and have so many wonderful memories of that pond, it's trout, and the great folks that fish there. I am also a very passionate bass and panfish angler -...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,712
Posted By flytackle
I've found that my passion for bass and panfish...

I've found that my passion for bass and panfish has meant less crowds and lots of the real serenity that I love to find when fishing. Guys get obsessed chasing stocked trout - crowding rivers that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2005, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,744
Posted By flytackle
Well said Cap! :D...

Well said Cap!
:D http://www.forrestlodge.com/graphics_new/frying_fish.jpg :D
I love fly fishing!!!

Cheers, Alec
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,744
Posted By flytackle
Counting keeper stripers and white and yellow...

Counting keeper stripers and white and yellow perch;, I certainly keep more than 5 fish a year, but normally not that many trout. As far as fellows making "snarky" remarks - that really frosts me. If...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,736
Posted By flytackle
I'm pretty sure Bill Catherwood is from MA. -...

I'm pretty sure Bill Catherwood is from MA. - isn't he?
Forum: Fly Tying 05-24-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,738
Posted By flytackle
Hellgramites

Hellgramites are rarely found in the water column - they are a bottom dwelling critter that scoots from one crevice to another 'til they can find a good spot under a rock. If you find one, pick it up...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,150
Posted By flytackle
Old Picture from Shawtown

Found this pic from 13 seasons ago - the apples are Northern Spies from a tree in the yard of my families house in Freedom. The rod came from Bill Franke - it was a little 6' Diamondback. I still...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2005, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,736
Posted By flytackle
I believe "Tap" Tapply (and his son Bill)...

I believe "Tap" Tapply (and his son Bill) had/have a home in NH. The great outdoor writer Corey Ford had a beautiful stone home in Freedom that still stands - a real sportsmans palace overlooking the...
Forum: Gear Discussion 05-18-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,605
Posted By flytackle
I know that they are old fashioned, but I've had...

I know that they are old fashioned, but I've had fine luck for about 6 seasons with my Caddis High Sierra. I have to buy a new innertube just about every year (21' tire) but they are cheap and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2005, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,889
Posted By flytackle
Any report as to what happened at this meeting?...

Any report as to what happened at this meeting? What was the EPA's position? Is this going through? I would think that more than just the CCA would be against this! Alec
Forum: Fly Tying 05-13-2005, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 5,700
Posted By flytackle
I Don't remember Larrs shop, but I do remember...

I Don't remember Larrs shop, but I do remember Mountain Angler - and fondly too! :D Cheers, Alec
Forum: Saltwater Section 05-10-2005, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,794
Posted By flytackle
I use the mesh basket by Cortland - I like it and...

I use the mesh basket by Cortland - I like it and it works fine , though I do agree with Have2Fish that the mesh variety are not suitable for deep wading as the line'll get knocked out of them. They...
Forum: Gear Discussion 05-08-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By flytackle
Here's how they are originally tied - you can see...

Here's how they are originally tied - you can see how it got it's name!
http://business.virgin.net/fly.fishing/bobby-black.jpg

When i tie them I use Rainy's foam in the tube shape that I just cut...
Forum: Gear Discussion 05-08-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By flytackle
Booby Flies

I've been fishing Booby Flies the past two seasons with good results. For those unaquainted with this pattern, it's essentially a wooly bugger with closed-cell foam at the head. Fished with a short...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,783
Posted By flytackle
NH Crappie

Anyone chase any of the Granite States big crappie? I'll be up North in a couple weeks and was thinking of hitting Pine River Pond or Balch Pond - I've tied up some "Calico Clousers" that the crappie...
Forum: Gear Discussion 05-08-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,634
Posted By flytackle
Hi Pilar, Mine is a three drawer - the first...

Hi Pilar,
Mine is a three drawer - the first (closest to the body and the deepest) is the large divided compartments. The second has a removable tray that I requested they make with nubby-tack,...
Forum: Fly Tying 05-08-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,803
Posted By flytackle
http://www.tyingbench.com/images/patterns/114.jpg...

http://www.tyingbench.com/images/patterns/114.jpg

hook : nymph
tail : guinea hen
body : wool or floss
rib : flat small silver mylar tinsel
throat : guinea hen
wing : pheasant tail...
Forum: Fly Tying 04-11-2005, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,204
Posted By flytackle
I like the Counterfeiter - Have had good luck...

I like the Counterfeiter - Have had good luck with it, and it's a beautiful fly. You can find the recipe in Leiser or the Stewart/Allen book. Here's some I tied:...
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