The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by redsedge » Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:34 pm

Thank you for the conversion chart, John. I would be very interested joining a zoom meeting with Paul!
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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by jcwillow777 » Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:55 pm

Just got my signed copy last week. I haven't watched any of the videos yet, but I'm half way thru the book. Can't wait to get on the stream and try out some of the techniques. I really haven't done much nymph fishing, and only 3 years experience with spiders, but I'm hooked. Very interesting and extremely informative read. I'm sure I will be referring back to it regularly.
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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by ForumGhillie » Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:56 am

In the book they show a box to hold pre-tied droppers so you don't waste time on the stream tying up droppers.

I found the company and the 6" box referred to in the book.

MAG STORE SYSTEM 6" HOOKLENGTH BOX
https://www.prestoninnovations.com/en/p ... length-box

Searching it appears only available from various shops in the UK.

I know in George Daniels book "Dynamic Nymphing" he mentions he uses a box offered from Orvis... https://www.orvis.com/p/dropper-rig-fly-box/76kh

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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by ForumGhillie » Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:53 pm

I also spent part of my weekend researching euro nymph fly rods. They range in price from around $170 to $950 for the Sage ESN euro nymph fly rod.

Paul Gaskell told me in his videos he is using Marryat's Tactical Pro Nymph Special, 10ft 3 weight.
https://www.tacticalflyfisher.com/marry ... -fly-rods/

Echo Carbon XL Euro Nymph Rd
https://echoflyfishing.com/project/carb ... uro-nymph/

Redington Strike Fly Rod with Rod Tube 4 Piece Rod
https://www.avidmax.com/redington-strik ... 952-001920

Echo Shadow II
https://echoflyfishing.com/project/echoshadowii/

Echo Shadow X
https://echoflyfishing.com/project/shadow-x/

Thomas & Thomas Contact II
https://thomasandthomas.com/products/co ... 4984986684

Sage ESN
https://www.sageflyfish.com/product/freshwater/esn

In the reviews the euro rods under $300 seem to have more trouble feeling your small nymph pattern ticking along the bottom structure of the stream.

In the videos they warn fly fishermen to be careful using these fly rods. The euro rods have a very sensitive tip section that can break easily if man handled to aggressively, especially when playing a big trout.

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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by narcodog » Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:55 pm

ForumGhillie wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:06 pm
bearbutt wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:31 pm I guess that means you'll now be leaving the Flymph Forum for the Perdigon Forum?
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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by narcodog » Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:58 pm

ForumGhillie wrote: Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:53 pm I also spent part of my weekend researching euro nymph fly rods. They range in price from around $170 to $950 for the Sage ESN euro nymph fly rod.

Paul Gaskell told me in his videos he is using Marryat's Tactical Pro Nymph Special, 10ft 3 weight.
https://www.tacticalflyfisher.com/marry ... -fly-rods/

Echo Carbon XL Euro Nymph Rd
https://echoflyfishing.com/project/carb ... uro-nymph/

Redington Strike Fly Rod with Rod Tube 4 Piece Rod
https://www.avidmax.com/redington-strik ... 952-001920

Echo Shadow II
https://echoflyfishing.com/project/echoshadowii/

Echo Shadow X
https://echoflyfishing.com/project/shadow-x/

Thomas & Thomas Contact II
https://thomasandthomas.com/products/co ... 4984986684

Sage ESN
https://www.sageflyfish.com/product/freshwater/esn

In the reviews the euro rods under $300 seem to have more trouble feeling your small nymph pattern ticking along the bottom structure of the stream.

In the videos they warn fly fishermen to be careful using these fly rods. The euro rods have a very sensitive tip section that can break easily if man handled to aggressively, especially when playing a big trout.

John
I have the Marryat 10 ft 3wt from Dette's a very nice rod at a reasonable price.
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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by ForumGhillie » Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:34 pm

Funny guy narcobuddy.

the tool they use to make the loop at the end of the droppers is called a "Ringers Loop Tyer". I see it is available in the UK fishing shops. I did find one here in the US and I ordered their last one.

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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by ronr » Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:48 am

preston innovations sells one too in europe but I have found facsimiles on Amazon but have to buy other junk with them... maybe I'll find one eventually... I like the idea of being able to tie consistent loops for droppers as John demonstrates on their video.
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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by ForumGhillie » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:29 am

I tried different keyword searches and stumbled on the hook loop tyer on Walmart's website. It said there was one left so hopefully I do get them. You will probably have more luck looking at bait fishing shops.

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Re: The Fly Fishing Bible of Nymphing

Post by jcwillow777 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:32 pm

ForumGhillie wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:29 am I tried different keyword searches and stumbled on the hook loop tyer on Walmart's website. It said there was one left so hopefully I do get them. You will probably have more luck looking at bait fishing shops.


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I found the same thing, only different on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0159UWG02/?c ... _lig_dp_it
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