pros and cons of nymphing with a fly rod?

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by dragonslayer, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. Chris Bellows

    Chris Bellows Your Preferred WFF Poster

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    high praise from low places.
     
  2. PT

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    If a fly has foam in it, is it really a fly?
     
  3. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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  4. NateTreat

    NateTreat Banned or Parked

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    I don't even know you, I think you have me confused with somebody else. Regardless, now that I know how you feel, you're just a big fat jerk.
     
  5. Irafly

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    Did I tell you all about the time I landed a steelhead on a fly without the fly itself ever actually touching the water? I worked my way out on a log jam, reached my fly rod out over the water and dangled the fly above a fish I had spotted and the fish pushed his nose 2" out of the water to take the fly.

    Now of course TallFlyGuy and Sop would not consider that fly fishing, because I did not use the weight of the fly line to present my offering.

    Where does this rate on the scale?

    Dang I wish I could have seen that indicator go down!
     
  6. Salmo_g

    Salmo_g Active Member

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    Yeah Chris, not only are you a jerk, but you're a big fat one no less.

    Somebody remind me what this thread is about. Apparently it's the "try a little tenderness" thread.
     
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    Salmo_g Active Member

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    Ira,

    Because you were precariously balanced on a log, you get a pass on that fish. But don't let it go to your head now, OK?

    Sg
     
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    I really enjoy your post. The vast knowledge( which you share frequently) and quality of responses are some of the best i see on fishing forums.
     
  9. Derek Young

    Derek Young Emerging Rivers Guide Services

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    5 F's dude...feed fish foam flies frequently.

     
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  10. Ed Call

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    float foam flies in the foam line while finning if you want to be doing it right.
     
  11. Salmo_g

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    Come on Ed, don't let Derek win the onamonopea(sp) contest.
     
  12. NateTreat

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    it's onomatopoeia. I guess i don't get or appreciate your guys' humor. I find the discussion tiresome. And name calling rude.
     
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    Not sure but I'm thinking we pretty much have the 2014 "last word" contest going.
     
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    Fixed your grammar for you. Just helping out .
     
  15. NateTreat

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    It's is a contraction of it is. My grammar was correct. If you are referring to the missed left shift key resulting in a lowercase i, that falls under punctuation, a result of fast and sloppy typing. Salmo put "(sp)" in parentheses indicating that he was unaware of the correct spelling of the word onomatopoeia. I was providing the correct spelling. Again, I guess I don't get the humor around here.