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Forum: General Fly Tying Yesterday, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Troutman
I like the looks of that Fox fur wrap. They all...

I like the looks of that Fox fur wrap. They all look good!
Forum: General Fly Tying 02-04-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Troutman
Here a couple more flies added to my box this...

Here a couple more flies added to my box this year. I have always liked Murray's Hellgi pattern. I caught a 17" Smallie on this pattern at the "Y" several years ago, fishing early before the swimmers...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 01-28-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Troutman
The biggest problem, other than loss of American...

The biggest problem, other than loss of American manufacturing jobs, that I have had with the ''overseas " built rods has been the use of lower quality cork grips. cheap quality components used on...
Forum: General Fly Tying 01-21-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Troutman
I talked to Dan earlier and since the weather...

I talked to Dan earlier and since the weather forecast looks bad for Saturday the 23rd and David won't be driving over from Middle TN , We are cancelling the tying demos for this weekend. I will...
Forum: General Fly Tying 01-19-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Troutman
Sat. 23rd Tying demos

David Perry and myself will be tying flies on Sat 23rd from 10-2. I will be tying Smallmouth flies and after talking to David this week, he is planning on trout tailwater streamers and some awesome...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 01-15-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Troutman
Smallmouth info. !

Found this website and thought some of you "diehard" Smallmouth fishermen would enjoy this article. Good information about the "spawn". :biggrin:
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Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 01-14-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Troutman
an older post but still relevant. ...

an older post but still relevant.

http://littleriveroutfitters.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11971

I tie most of my own crappie flies with calf hair, and use small lead eyes and 90 deg jig hooks....
Forum: General Fly Tying 01-06-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Troutman
Buzz, I was kind of surprised that we didn't have...

Buzz, I was kind of surprised that we didn't have more wanting to join this swap . I have decided on my other fly and have been tying a few. I hope you guys can catch some fish on these sculpins....
Forum: General Fly Tying 01-04-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Troutman
Looks like we still need a few more tyers to make...

Looks like we still need a few more tyers to make this worth it.
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-23-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Troutman
Buzz, I will join the list of tyers for this. I...

Buzz, I will join the list of tyers for this. I have been on a tying kick lately also. I moved my stuff out to my garage for now and like standing up at the vise listening to some 70's classic rock...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 12-23-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By Troutman
I am missing this already! Pretty small stream...

I am missing this already! Pretty small stream smallies.That habitat looks perfect for late summer evening wading with a 3 or 4wt and a box of foam hoppers!
Forum: Website and Message Board 12-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Troutman
Great! Thanks for asking me to tie in Jan. Dan. I...

Great! Thanks for asking me to tie in Jan. Dan. I like to go watch the tyers myself, but have never seen anyone tie streamers for use in the park. It is always a good idea to have some on had,...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 12-17-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Troutman
It is probably just a 2 piece if you are only...

It is probably just a 2 piece if you are only counting the foam sections. I believe Scott or Todd are making a 3 foam section one now. 2 articulations It is about 10-11" long.
Forum: Website and Message Board 12-17-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Troutman
tying demos?

Do you have a schedule list of the Saturday tying demos for next year?
I would like to see some streamer patterns for the Smokies ! Maybe David or Josh?
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 12-15-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By Troutman
Great report! The Wiggle minnow is such a great...

Great report! The Wiggle minnow is such a great fly . It is a staple in my fly boxes in white and firetiger.
Have you all tried any of the 3 piece articulated wiggle minnows, that Scott Lewis makes,...
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-04-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Troutman
Here is a couple more Flies for the next season. ...

Here is a couple more Flies for the next season.
Stlll making more Articulated bombers. The Chart green is probably the best all-around color it seems.
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Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-04-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By Troutman
I bought both of my Orvis rods, 1- Access 8'4"3wt...

I bought both of my Orvis rods, 1- Access 8'4"3wt and the superfine Glass 7'6" 4wt. because I liked the way they cast and because I was working part time for Orvis on weekends and was able to buy...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-02-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By Troutman
Since you already have med/fast 4, 6, and 8 wts...

Since you already have med/fast 4, 6, and 8 wts ,I would look at getting something a little different. Try Glass. they are much better than the old 60-70s rods. I really enjoy my Orvis glass 4wt for...
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-02-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Troutman
I am using the pre -made cutter for the front...

I am using the pre -made cutter for the front wing but the rear loops I am cutting out with a ruler and scalpel. I like the loop to be a little wider than what the pre made cutter pattern is.
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Forum: General Fly Tying 12-01-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Troutman
Fly rod lures

I have been making some articulated poppers also using trebles instead of single or double hooks. These will probably be for the 8wt rod.

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Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 11-30-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Troutman
Pretty Smallie there! I hope to do some bass...

Pretty Smallie there! I hope to do some bass fishing over the winter this year.
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 11-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Troutman
Thankgiving weekend 2015 Pics

I had the Friday after Thanksgiving off work and I was NOT going shopping! I was able to get into the Park for a last Brook Trout trip of the season hike/fish.
Lets have a picture thread on here...
Forum: General Fly Tying 11-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Troutman
It is actually a haze grey foam . It kind of...

It is actually a haze grey foam . It kind of looks blue next to the green pad.
I have tried blue poppers without a lot of luck locally so I rarely tie or use blue in flies. Probably more of a...
Forum: General Fly Tying 11-24-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Troutman
New flies for 2016 smallmouth season

I have been working on some new flies to add to the fly box for next season.
I like taking old patterns and using new materials.
I have been using CCT fur Shenks streamers on smallies for a...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 07-07-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By Troutman
Once a Marine, always a Marine. Kudos for the...

Once a Marine, always a Marine. Kudos for the quick thinking and taking action. I am sure the Parents and NPS staff were thankful also.
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