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Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   Today, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
So nice to see a post from you :) Your presence...

So nice to see a post from you :) Your presence and contributions have been missed my friend :)
Brilliant ties !! Whether for BC or anywhere else, these flies are hunters, swing with confidence my...
Forum: Tackle   Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,515
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA !!! Sure Vic, if that is how you...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA !!!
Sure Vic, if that is how you interpret my response :roll::roll::Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy:


Mike
Forum: Spey Classifieds   Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I will back up that statement 110% !!! Tyler is...

I will back up that statement 110% !!!
Tyler is a gentleman of the sport and as honest as they come :):)
You can take his word as gold ... no worries !!


Mike
Forum: Spey Classifieds   Yesterday, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Noooooooooo !!!! I can't believe I missed out...

Noooooooooo !!!!
I can't believe I missed out on this :(:(


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
These are awesome Yopper !! Mike

These are awesome Yopper !!


Mike
Forum: Tackle   Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I just double over the poly tip and tie two Nail...

I just double over the poly tip and tie two Nail Knots using a #15 flat dacron braid, then coat the knots with a thin layer of Loon UV KnotSense.
I only use sinking polys so I'm not worried about...
Forum: Tackle   08-20-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,515
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Okay, but that doesn't mean I would use it myself...

Okay, but that doesn't mean I would use it myself on the river winding up 120ft lines all day long either.


Mike
Forum: General   08-20-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
That is spectacular :smokin::smokin: Fantastic...

That is spectacular :smokin::smokin:
Fantastic piece !!


Mike
Forum: Tackle   08-19-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,515
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Sorry gents, I would never take that contraption...

Sorry gents, I would never take that contraption to the river ... let me rephrase that, I would never be caught on the river with that contraption.
Maybe for "home use", deep inside the Spey Cave,...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-18-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
More brilliance coming from your vise my friend...

More brilliance coming from your vise my friend :smokin:
I really like the colours you choose ... are you fishing these on a tip ??


Mike
Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-18-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Ha, no Bogdan's in my quiver unfortunately ... I...

Ha, no Bogdan's in my quiver unfortunately ... I would probably sell them anyway, I'm more of a Vom Hofe kinda guy :smokin::smokin:


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-18-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Very shrimpy-sexy :smokin::smokin: I like...

Very shrimpy-sexy :smokin::smokin:

I like the dark green wing ... not the usual shade that most tiers reach for, brilliant !!
May I suggest to shorten that wing a tad ... ??


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-18-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Oooooo, PURPLE !! :whoa::whoa: This pattern...

Oooooo, PURPLE !! :whoa::whoa:

This pattern will be in my box for fall salar fishing !! I am determined to have a salmon take a muddler style fly from me :D
Between Keith's Manic Muddler and this...
Forum: General   08-18-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
That is great advise !! I've been hosing down...

That is great advise !!
I've been hosing down my waders and boots after each river outing, but never thought to pop that cap off. I will start doing that :D


Mike
Forum: Tackle   08-18-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,515
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I can't speak for coug, but the reason I am...

I can't speak for coug, but the reason I am chopping my 54ft and 63ft heads is for convenience :)
I use a variety of lines on the river and my reels are for multi rod use ... unfortunately. It's not...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I so want this reel ... it would be a perfect...

I so want this reel ... it would be a perfect addition to my quiver !!
Alas, my funds are spoken for with my salar hunt coming up soon and I come up short ... I'll continue to drool ...


Mike
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-17-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Welcome to the Speypages !! Glad you joined our...

Welcome to the Speypages !!
Glad you joined our community :)
Certainly a wonderful river to move next too, very envious ....


Mike:wink2:
Forum: General   08-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 463
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I know many east coast salmon anglers that prefer...

I know many east coast salmon anglers that prefer to buy hand tied leaders rather than the tapered leaders.
They will replace a tippet section but as far as the leader goes, they rather not get into...
Forum: General   08-17-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 463
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I go by the length of rod I'm using: Full...

I go by the length of rod I'm using:

Full float - from 1 rod length to 1.5 rod lengths
Intermediate + float - from 3/4 rod length to 1 rod length
Full intermediate - 3/4 to 1/2 rod length
Full...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-17-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
FORBES !!!! :whoa::whoa: These are killers !!! ...

FORBES !!!! :whoa::whoa:
These are killers !!!
Love that red butt Bomber in the upper corner :smokin::smokin:
Watch out salar, Forbes has the goods !!


Mike
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   08-17-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Yeah, I have my "unwanted" tubs :o I razor only...

Yeah, I have my "unwanted" tubs :o
I razor only the vintage irons, the others are gifts on the river to other spey guys or my river brother Jimmy :):)
I often send these flies out when I sell...
Forum: Tackle   08-17-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,515
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
I'm speaking for myself here and feel this is an...

I'm speaking for myself here and feel this is an opportunity to say this ...

Bruce, every bit of info, suggestion and "tip" that you have given me has been brilliant !!
So, I do take your "word...
Forum: General   08-17-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
Bob, Korkers sells a replacement kit for the BOA...

Bob, Korkers sells a replacement kit for the BOA System. It's cheaper than a set of quality laces too. Instructions come with the kit, seems really simple that you can do it right there on the river...
Forum: Rods   08-17-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
There's that B&W with the red butt !!!! Very...

There's that B&W with the red butt !!!!
Very handsome rod and very distinctive :smokin::smokin:


Early fall here at home in the GL's is usually plagued by low water. These past few seasons I've...
Forum: Tackle   08-16-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By GR8LAKES FLYER
The smallest reel I use is a 3 3/4" XXX wide...

The smallest reel I use is a 3 3/4" XXX wide Olson G&P (round). It goes on my 12'6" 6/7 MKS and 13' 6/7/8 Highlander.
I have a 4" Bougle that is strapped to my 10' 8wt Quantum single hander...
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