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  Topic: WHAT doya THINK
Neptune

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PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 11:44 am   Subject: WHAT doya THINK
I dont think artificial and natural materials combine well on salty flies

Just because it looks OK, doesn't mean it'll work well.

I have my doubts about the herl snagging and I dont much care fo ...
  Topic: Uncharted Waters - Bassas Da India The Film
Neptune

Replies: 5
Views: 2649

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:52 am   Subject: Uncharted Waters - Bassas Da India The Film
I thought the lesbian scene was very artistic

Sponsored by Nautilust, I see

Brilliant film, had to pop to the loo several times

N
  Topic: what flies are you tying
Neptune

Replies: 2045
Views: 230840

PostForum: Fly Tying Discussions   Posted: Sun May 16, 2010 7:15 am   Subject: what flies are you tying
Well I like em Mary, even if no one else does

Have you moved away from Bucktail generally?

K
  Topic: Baitfish for the tropics ?
Neptune

Replies: 8
Views: 3782

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Mon May 10, 2010 6:43 am   Subject: Baitfish for the tropics ?
David

Real nice fly, love the eyes!

I tie a lot of similar in SF, one small comment

On your first tie of material (the underwing) instead of tying in SF, use a stubby section of matching mate ...
  Topic: Coalies - what fly?
Neptune

Replies: 19
Views: 5355

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 8:07 pm   Subject: Coalies - what fly?
i have the salt bug again.

Mark

It was just hibernating mate

Its like malaria, you never get rid of it and it flares up regularly

Also caused by flies close to water apparently

K
  Topic: Coalies - what fly?
Neptune

Replies: 19
Views: 5355

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 8:49 am   Subject: Coalies - what fly?
Hi guys,

Forgive me if I'm wrong as I'm far less experienced than most of the guys here but I thought a Coalfish was a different species of fish to the Pollack even though they look the same. I hav ...
  Topic: Coalies - what fly?
Neptune

Replies: 19
Views: 5355

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 7:03 am   Subject: Coalies - what fly?
David

Treerat is quite right, prolly the best colour combo for pollack

Also consider a surf candy tied with dna and a longer than usual tail, sparse

Pollack are usually deep but the smaller o ...
  Topic: Uk flies
Neptune

Replies: 33
Views: 18375

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:59 pm   Subject: Uk flies
Nice flies chaps

FWIW, I tie the scuplin 3 ways

1. Dumbell eyed, so that it sinks - but this does make it very heavy with soggy zonker tail to boot, takes a 10wt line to launch it

2. On a jig ...
  Topic: Uk flies
Neptune

Replies: 33
Views: 18375

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:05 pm   Subject: Uk flies
Andy,

I re-read my post and I think I gave a misleading impression regarding the murky water

When it clears we fish sparse drab flies, hardly ever use flash

When its murky, I really favour re ...
  Topic: Uk flies
Neptune

Replies: 33
Views: 18375

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:41 pm   Subject: Uk flies
Andy

A big deciding factor as to what fly, is what prey bait is around. FWIW I fish skinny water and murky, most of the time.

I will only mention bass because different fly choices apply, if I a ...
  Topic: Clear Cure Goo shrimps
Neptune

Replies: 52
Views: 27236

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:50 pm   Subject: Clear Cure Goo shrimps
Its uncanny, I used to fish with them several decades ago, deadly at catching rockling and not just the 3 bearded but the five as well. Mind you those where in the days before the commercials targette ...
  Topic: Clear Cure Goo shrimps
Neptune

Replies: 52
Views: 27236

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:48 am   Subject: Clear Cure Goo shrimps
If one of the SWFF'ing Jedi had a pop, I'd be insulted

I'm not

N
  Topic: Clear Cure Goo shrimps
Neptune

Replies: 52
Views: 27236

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 1:05 pm   Subject: Clear Cure Goo shrimps
Its uncanny, I used to fish with them several decades ago, deadly at catching rockling and not just the 3 bearded but the five as well. Mind you those where in the days before the commercials targette ...
  Topic: EZ Squid
Neptune

Replies: 7
Views: 2589

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2010 5:37 pm   Subject: EZ Squid
Thats a good squid fly

This is a great one


http://globalflyfisher.com/new_lib/image.php?size=w484&file=/home/gff/public_html/patterns/das-cephalopod/p21605062.jpg

Pete Gray - probably ...
  Topic: EZ Squid
Neptune

Replies: 7
Views: 2589

PostForum: Salt Water Fly Fishing   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:15 pm   Subject: EZ Squid
Thats a good squid fly

This is a great one


http://globalflyfisher.com/new_lib/image.php?size=w484&file=/home/gff/public_html/patterns/das-cephalopod/p21605062.jpg

Pete Gray - probably ...
 
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