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Forum: Tackle and Gear 04-14-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,413
Posted By DrDan
I have two of the new orvis ones in 4 and 6...

I have two of the new orvis ones in 4 and 6 weight. They are very nice. I have been a winston /T&T guy and they are great rods for the price.
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 03-18-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By DrDan
Thank you. I was hoping there would be more carry...

Thank you. I was hoping there would be more carry over fish. I remember a spring around 2000 (=/- a few years) where the water was on most of the spring and the fishing that year was spectacular with...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 03-17-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By DrDan
March 2016 Caney Fork reports?

The water is off for bits of time finally. I have heard contradictory reports on fishing. One flyshop states it is fishing well upstream near the dam and another says very slow. I have heard two...
Forum: General Fly Tying 03-03-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By DrDan
Gummy minnows

I like the pattern but they are not very durable and expensive to buy

I tied some years ago with a material I believe was silly skin. It was expensive back then and surprisingly is still fairly...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 02-12-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By DrDan
Fishing satchel

The host uses one salmon fishing on the WFN show "king of the river"

Anyone know of any decent but not overly expensive options?

I know fishpond makes a modern version
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-02-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By DrDan
Anyone try the new regal rotary? I need a...

Anyone try the new regal rotary?

I need a left handed one and must special order from the company, but have never seen one to see if I like it. The videos look neat.
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 04-16-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By DrDan
Thanks for the replies! Any dry fly fishing...

Thanks for the replies!

Any dry fly fishing this time of year?
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 04-14-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By DrDan
Big Creek ?

I have never fished there and am wondering where to go and what kind of fishing to expect

I will also be near WNC university for a few days coming up on a family trip and would like to know areas...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 07-02-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By DrDan
Fishing the Holston below Cherokee

Where can you access besides the dam?
Forum: General Fly Tying 08-17-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,378
Posted By DrDan
gary borger video tying trout flies

I learned many years ago to tie flies using his video. I had the old vhs version but no longer have it, or a vhs player to boot

I was told there was once a dvd version of it but can not find it...
Forum: New Members Board 07-17-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,488
Posted By DrDan
Smile Back flyfishing

I bought my first pair of wading boots from LRO in 1994 or 1995 after a chance visit to their original store. I went there looking for hiking gear, but the thought of not wearing old tennis shoes...
Forum: General Fly Tying 12-28-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,290
Posted By DrDan
fly tying tables

i have seen several inexpensive commercial models and they are mediocre and do not meet "home-decor" standards

the coldstream flytying desks are pretty neat, but cost more than i want to spend
...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 12-14-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By DrDan
gift for flyfishing father

let me first state he has enough rods/reels etc to stock a small shop...so no need there

he is a big flytier...mainly saltwater...got him the clouser traveler vise last year it was a big hit. he...
Forum: Tackle and Gear 11-09-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,861
Posted By DrDan
Re: Fly rods to kill for--made for the Smokies

my 2 main smnp rods

4wt winston lt (8'3")
2 wt T&T lps (7'6")
Forum: Tackle and Gear 08-29-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,908
Posted By DrDan
Re: New Rod?

my favorite rod has always been my winston lt 5 piece 4wt. i prefer a slower action and it can delicately cast midges as well as small streamers. i have an old T and T 2 wt for the small streams but...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-11-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,262
Posted By DrDan
Re: what size rod for small mouth?

i use a 5 wt winston JWF, sa gpx wf line. 3x 9 ft leader *(orvis). i tend to flail with anything bigger than a size 10/12 fly...worse if it is weighted


would i be better served with a 6 or 7...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-08-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,262
Posted By DrDan
what size rod for small mouth?

what is your preferred rod wt for small mouth fishing in tn? my biggest current rod is a 5wt winston and it is fun to land one on it... but i have a hard time casting bigger flies with it ...i am a...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 06-08-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,255
Posted By DrDan
Re: Stripers in Middle Tennessee

the only time i have seen stripers in the tailwaters was watching them chase the freshly stocked trout in the stones river a few years back

the gallatin steam plant has decent spring striper...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-08-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,467
Posted By DrDan
Re: Snakes

that would be suprising to say the least since they are a coastal range snake extending from nc down to FL and back along the coast. i guess anything is possible but seems unlikely

snakes (and...
Forum: Tennessee Trout Streams and Tailwaters 06-06-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,250
Posted By DrDan
Re: Caney Fork Redneck

i have not fished the caney for a few years but did see more "unhappy interactions" as fishing pressure increased.

sadly, flyfisherman can be just as responsible as "rednecks" for...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-06-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By DrDan
Re: 4th Generation in the Park

small world

im pretty sure we met at the porters creek trail head last week and enjoyed talking with you

glad you had a great time fishing and more importantly making such great memories with...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-06-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,467
Posted By DrDan
Re: Snakes

i have seen the sawyer pump/extractor. it is sold with the premise it can remove the venom through the original wound. it is actually a neat looking little kit but the problem is that venom can be...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-03-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,467
Posted By DrDan
Re: Snakes

lauxier..im sorry you found my post negative and vague.

what you posted is quite frankly dangerous advice. i'm not sure how much more specific i could be.

the best way to not get bit is to...
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-02-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,467
Posted By DrDan
Re: Snakes Question for DrDan

it is not recommended. most authorities feel it can drive some venom components deeper into tissue and can cause more ischemia
Forum: Smoky Mountain Fishing 06-02-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,467
Posted By DrDan
Re: Snakes

as a physician i would strongly advise against the medical treatment espoused above...except the getting quickly to the er part and not pouring stream water in the wound. that is good advice

there...
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