Search:

Type: Posts; User: fishbum

Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.05 seconds.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    494

    Heat wave in the fort right now. A balmy 10...

    Heat wave in the fort right now. A balmy 10 degrees. That is better than yesterday's high of 9.

    This cold snap gives me a chance to clear out some work in the shop and get some flies tied for...
  2. Replies
    0
    Views
    175

    Fort Wayne Fly Show

    March 28, 2015
    9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Classic Cafe
    4832 Hillegas Road
    Fort Wayne, Indiana


    http://3rff.org/
  3. Thread: Cold Water

    by fishbum
    Replies
    8
    Views
    898

    Water in the low 30s anchor in 20 - 30 feet of...

    Water in the low 30s anchor in 20 - 30 feet of water off of the weedy breaks. Cast small weighted nymphs and attractors with 15' to 18' of level 2# test Maxima to the deep side of the weeds and let...
  4. The project will die form being studied to death....

    The project will die form being studied to death. Get the darned thing built.
  5. Thread: What if?

    by fishbum
    Replies
    26
    Views
    1,732

    Olive bluegill sparrow tied on a #8, 9672. Will...

    Olive bluegill sparrow tied on a #8, 9672. Will catch everything I fish for from steelhead to bluegills.

    Jerry
  6. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,293

    Depending on the fly I use a Renzetti Master with...

    Depending on the fly I use a Renzetti Master with the crank and a Regal. They do everything I want from a vice.

    Jerry
  7. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,515

    I have found it in flakes, balls, and cakes. Try...

    I have found it in flakes, balls, and cakes. Try the dollar store. The stuff I get is Enos.



    Allen is right about "some stuff is not worth the bother". I politely decline to accept a piece of...
  8. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,515

    Forget the freezing altogether. Forget the...

    Forget the freezing altogether. Forget the microwave also.

    Scrape off all of the fat and connecting tissue from the skin. Wash the skin in warm water and Dawn that has a couple handfuls of borax...
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,029

    Works for me. Jerry

    Works for me.

    Jerry
  10. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,900

    Take a look at Harry Boyd of the Boyd Rod...

    Take a look at Harry Boyd of the Boyd Rod Company. He is in Louisiana. He might be close enough for you to visit.

    Jerry
  11. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,530

    This would be my choice.

    This would be my choice.
  12. Thread: Selling Flies

    by fishbum
    Replies
    11
    Views
    967

    Don't forget to get your federal tax id number...

    Don't forget to get your federal tax id number and any state and local tax numbers and permits. When you start making and selling fishing tackle you are a manufacturer in the eyes of the IRS and...
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,104

    Takes me from 90 to 100 hours to make a rod....

    Takes me from 90 to 100 hours to make a rod. However, I make everything except the guides and sometimes I make them. This does not include drying time for glue and finish.

    Bamboo is king for...
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,579

    Simms period. I have a pair of Simms Guides...

    Simms period.

    I have a pair of Simms Guides that I bought in 1998 that are still going. I use these for winter steelhead fishing because they are big enough to put some clothes under them. The...
  15. Replies
    15
    Views
    814

    I have been using glow material for years. At one...

    I have been using glow material for years. At one time all you could get was a paint from Herters. Much more variety in materials today.

    Jerry
  16. Replies
    5
    Views
    5,247

    Sleep on the floor.

    Sleep on the floor.
  17. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,605

    As a bamboo rod maker I have a simple warranty....

    As a bamboo rod maker I have a simple warranty. If it is my fault I will fix it but you are responsible for shipping both ways. If it is your fault I will still fix it but I will charge you for the...
  18. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,516

    I could see all of the top when I made this...

    I could see all of the top when I made this thing. Don't know what happened.
    http://myplace.frontier.com/~thefishbum/PIX/Desk.JPG
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,069

    Didn't know there was a name for it. 60 years ago...

    Didn't know there was a name for it. 60 years ago we called it just plain fishing. Bamboo (cane) pole 10 - 15 feet long with a piece of level fly line tied to the end of it, 6 - 8 feet of leader and...
  20. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,236

    Brad, I am pretty sure the 2014 all species...

    Brad,

    I am pretty sure the 2014 all species non-resident Michigan licence is going to $76.00.

    Jerry

    http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10363_14518_65243-305199--,00.html
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,543

    I have tied at this show for several years and...

    I have tied at this show for several years and must say that this years show was the best ever. Thanks to the Buckeye United Fly fishers for putting on such a great show.

    Jerry
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,543

    See you there Jack. It is -16 here this morning...

    See you there Jack. It is -16 here this morning so a little rain will be welcome.

    Jerry
  23. Replies
    0
    Views
    352

    Wounded Warrier Spey Rod

    I will be shipping these parts and the taper for a 12' spey rod to one of our heroes who has taken up making bamboo rods.


    http://myplace.frontier.com/~thefishbum/PIX/IMG_1586.JPG


    Spey...
  24. Replies
    3
    Views
    31,490

    I will see you there Brad. Jerry PS I will...

    I will see you there Brad.

    Jerry

    PS
    I will have my 13 foot once a splice joint three piece, then glued together one piece, then a #30 butt ferrule added two piece spey rod with me. This rod is...
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,182

    Do the whole hide. It is easier than messing with...

    Do the whole hide. It is easier than messing with bits and pieces.

    1. Wash the raw hide in a plastic garbage can in warm water with 1/4 cup Dawn dish washing detergent and a big double handful of...
Results 1 to 25 of 425
Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4