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  1. Re: St. Croix these folks are a fine bunch......

    Yeah he talks of Lee often.......He definitely has a great respect for the man.......


    I don't know.....LOL.....I have a really short attention span.....always spreading myself over my many...
  2. Re: St. Croix these folks are a fine bunch......

    :) This is something I have just discovered that is to say their obvious appreciation for their customers..........quality absolute....My buddy fishes with an AVID 6' 3 wieght for atlantic salmon...
  3. St. Croix these folks are a fine bunch......

    :D .......I'd just like to thank St. Croix.......I had a fly reel that never really worked from the get go.....So I emailed this company and without hesitation my concerns with the reel were looked...
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    I just usually throw some mossy vegatation in the...

    I just usually throw some mossy vegatation in the creel.
    Works really well, moss really retains moisture well.

    Mike
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    Actually when I spin, djam, I always cover the...

    Actually when I spin, djam, I always cover the base of the shank with thread, not too much, but a little. I find I have better control and the spinning doesn't get away from me.
    If you wanna super...
  6. the waterford river, gettin' a bit green now

    Here is the inner city(St. John's,Newfoundland http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/smile.gif ) river, the Waterford. For size and density the brown trout population is said to be one of the biggest...
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    Don't ya love those wings. Good Job. Mike ...

    Don't ya love those wings.
    Good Job.

    Mike

    [This message has been edited by Newfoundlander (edited 07 May 2006).]
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    The bigger a brookie gets it's likely the...

    The bigger a brookie gets it's likely the blacker-deeper the water would be.


    Mike
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    Yeah I caught it at Witless bay, she is a searun...

    Yeah I caught it at Witless bay, she is a searun brown, but looks like she has been in the fresh for awhile, she was starting to blacken.

    Mike
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    Yeah when I landeed this girl, me and my buddy,...

    Yeah when I landeed this girl, me and my buddy, Tom, just sat there laughing for a minute or two, it looked so cute, I actually felt remorse killing it, http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/smile.gif....
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    Funny Face

    What do you suppose happened to her face?

    http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c196/IslandBrookTrout/Copyofbigfish3.jpg
  12. We were fishing the Salmonier river where it...

    We were fishing the Salmonier river where it almost enters the harbour on low tide.

    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/biggrin.gif

    Mike
  13. I don't have the tools to make a nail lure, my...

    I don't have the tools to make a nail lure, my buddy makes it, so I don't have a pic.

    JC, I'd need to know what those are to tell a difference if I did indeed know the difference.
    ...
  14. Not Caught on the fly, but...............

    This was a slink(atlantic salmon returning to the ocean after the winter season)that I caught on a spinning pole using a Nail(nail-flatten ends with a hammer..... drill holes either end....add swivel...
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    Just taken yesterday. Late April and still plenty...

    Just taken yesterday. Late April and still plenty of ice left on the ponds. http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/smile.gif I would think most ponds still have plenty of ice covering them, this one...
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    Yeah, It's tough business, and before I got the...

    Yeah, It's tough business, and before I got the Bronze Mallard from Ron Lucas, I never had much success with it at all.
    Not all wings pictured in those posts are perfect, but they are acceptable....
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    I would certainly fish 'em if I get the chance,...

    I would certainly fish 'em if I get the chance, only on some of the larger rivers though.
    The river I fish locally is too small I think for such big flies, they only like 'em usually in a size 8, 10...
  18. The other day at Canadian Tire(big box store like...

    The other day at Canadian Tire(big box store like walmart) I picked up a ladies manicure set, clippers, file, small scissors, to examine it's contents for fly tying. "How much" I asked, the clerk...
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    WOW! Someone has been busy. Good stuff!! later...

    WOW! Someone has been busy. Good stuff!!

    later
    Mike
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    If that hooded wing wasn't there and the legs...

    If that hooded wing wasn't there and the legs weren't tied on, he might have a case, but tied like that, it's a Hopper.

    Mike
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    Thanks, I may test your theory one of these days,...

    Thanks, I may test your theory one of these days, http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/biggrin.gif.

    Mike
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    Thanks Gents, I'm sure you could get either of...

    Thanks Gents, I'm sure you could get either of these flies to work on the Rock but it may depend on where you fish 'em.

    The GreenHighlander I would think to be a west coast fly, say the Humber and...
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    Thanks Ron, no Brad, I fish the the inner city...

    Thanks Ron, no Brad, I fish the the inner city rivers for most of the spring and most of the fall when the other seasons are not yet open or have since closed.

    Only fished the Humber as a kid when...
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    I think Newfoundlanders are a practical people, ...

    I think Newfoundlanders are a practical people, a "matter of fact" bunch. I never really gave it much thought, I find it more enjoyable than other methods I suppose, it also lends itself to related...
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    If fly fishing wasn't about catching fish,...

    If fly fishing wasn't about catching fish, Labrador or other exotic fishing locals wouldn't be the boom'in fly fishing destinations they are. I wouldn't go if I were out flogging the water all day,...
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