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#1 JD DANNELS OFFLINE  

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Posted January 31, 2014 - 01:02 PM

On the Fishing is a Hobby Right? thread I told Team Green I would post some Fly tying sites.

Totally blew it off till today and I apologize!!

 There are thousands of site that can be found through Google to show you how to tie different patterns.

Let me say, don't be afraid to get creative and do your own thing and use materials that are handy and would be discarded. I made a really cool fly using the colored plastic from a Roman Meal bread Wrapper.

Here are a few sites to peak your interest.

http://www.warmwaterflytyer.com/links2.asp

Click on Patterns to learn how to tie.

http://www.flyrecipes.com/

Includes video’s on how to tie.

http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/beginners/

Probably  the most comprehensive collection of fly patterns and techniques you will find.  This site walks you through from beginner to advanced.


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 02:02 PM

As a youngster, there was an old bamboo fishing pole in my barn.  It hadn't been used for years and I saw it as just some old, junk that wasn't any good for fishing, especially with that narrow reel that wasn't even geared for casting lures and such.  Then, in my early 20's a friend had been trout fishing and he has some beauties.  He said he caught them fly fishing and showed me his fly rod.  I told him that I had a real old one and went to get it.  He thought it was the most beautiful thing he had ever seen.  We cleaned it up, and he taught me how to use it some.  That was some fun fishing.  I don't remember what ever happened to that antigue fly rod set up but sure wish I had it now.  I have been craving to go for a couple of years now.  Maybe I should invest in a new one.  I never did learn anything about tying flies. I can see a new hobby in my future.


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Posted January 31, 2014 - 02:31 PM

I used tie lots of flies when i time. Never followed any patterns. Like the saying match the hatch. Follow the local bug hatches and take notes what time of year.
I had a friend too that bird hunted pheasant ducks etc. Good material to use.
Most fun i ever had on fly rod was floating minnows on the Delaware river for smallmouth.
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Posted January 31, 2014 - 09:00 PM

I've got a fly rod and a box of the goodies to do it that my grandfather had.  I keep talking about learning how its done, he was supposedly very good at doing it so I hope it runs in the blood.   :D 

 

Ben W.


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Posted February 07, 2014 - 01:31 AM

On the Fishing is a Hobby Right? thread I told Team Green I would post some Fly tying sites.

Totally blew it off till today and I apologize!!

 There are thousands of site that can be found through Google to show you how to tie different patterns.

Let me say, don't be afraid to get creative and do your own thing and use materials that are handy and would be discarded. I made a really cool fly using the colored plastic from a Roman Meal bread Wrapper.

Here are a few sites to peak your interest.

http://www.warmwaterflytyer.com/links2.asp

Click on Patterns to learn how to tie.

http://www.flyrecipes.com/

Includes video’s on how to tie.

http://www.flyanglersonline.com/flytying/beginners/

Probably  the most comprehensive collection of fly patterns and techniques you will find.  This site walks you through from beginner to advanced.

 

 

 

Thanks... ive been to busy to go down this road yet... My ole man said he has a ton of gear for the boy...



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Posted February 07, 2014 - 08:19 PM

That's more than a hobby that's an art. I like to watch the guys tie at Bass Pro Shop during their clinics.






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