Type: Posts; User: Silver Creek
You might be referring to Ray Bergman's home made fly floatant which was naphtha (white gas) plus paraffin. You dipped the fly into the solution and the naphtha evaporated leaving a coating of...
I did not know this existed.
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Guide to Making and Using a Survival Fishing...
Welcome Home Mike!!
Steve Perry, project lead of PHWFF (Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing) at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs will be the focus of the next podcast on Ask about Fly Fishing. I...
I've not read this but it looks interesting.
I used to tie the wing on an X-caddis like the wing on an EHC. I now tie the wing a bit shorter on an X-caddis.
I've talked to Craig Mathews about the X-caddis. Craig Mathews explained that the...
Invariably, a major problem a beginner fly tier has is fly proportion. Fly proportion = the amount of and length of materials and where they are placed on hook to form a fly where the individual...
An angler only has to match color once when color matters for the truth table to be accurate. Whether an angler can always match color does not invalidate the truth table. Result will always equal...
The latest (March/April 2014) issue of American Angler has an editorial on pg. 72 by Bruce Ingram titled. "Confessions of a Color Heretic" in which he states, "the color of our flies rarely has...
Fluorocarbon has four main advantages over nylon monofilament.
The one that everyone mentions is visibility and refractive index. Fluorocarbon does have a refractive index closer to water and if...
Do you really want to be digging up the bottom of a trout stream?
Max Bothwell, a research scientist for Environment Canada, who wrote an influential article that linked angler's felt soled boots to dydimo spread has now reversed himself and said that anglers are...
The beaches in California are public and even in Malibu there are public easements between million dollar homes.
Here's another article on the decision by Public Land and Water Access Assn.
52 weeks is an approximation just like 365 days is an approximation.
January 1, 2014 is a Wednesday and December 31, 2014 is a Wednesday. If there were exactly 52 weeks in a year December 31,...
I floated many years ago before it was the Sun West Ranch.
I may be wrong but I think Sun West and the Sun Ranch on the east side of Hwy 287 were at one time the original Sun Ranch. I've had a...
Is that the section through Sun Ranch West?
I own land in Montana on a spring creek.
My understanding of the law is that as long as you stay below the high water, you may exit a watercraft. The high water mark is defined as that point where...
Eric Leiser's Woodchuck Caddis
A simple question asked of hundreds of fly fishermen:
If you were limited to three trout flies regardless of the weather, season or location (U.S. & Canada), What three would you choose?
Thanks for the post. It seems this varies between manufacturers and materials.
True for Rio Fluoroflex
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