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by newriverspey
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Switch Rods ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1494

Re: Switch Rods ?

Bob, I am not an expert but can tell you what I use for fishing wee wets on a switch rod. Mainly, I am fishing the tail waters of the South Holston and Watauga Rivers, using flies down to a #18. The switch rod that I am using is an 11' 3wt rod from Bob Meiser. For me, Scandi lines are best for casti...
by newriverspey
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

tie2fish,

Yes, the flies were the same as pictured previously but a few of the fish took a variation of that fly and I will post a picture of it in the next day or two.

Otto
by newriverspey
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

Hank,

I fish that area quite a bit and it is an excellent smallmouth fishery. You are correct in saying that some of that water is exciting to say the least.
by newriverspey
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

last picture but a good one, at the boat ramp....
by newriverspey
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

more pics.........sorry it won't let me post more than one picture
by newriverspey
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

more pictures...
by newriverspey
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

I managed to get out Sunday and swing some flies for trout. The weather was very cooperative and the bugs were coming off the water. My friend and I loaded his drift boat and got off to a late start. We started with two caddis flies in tandem and that seemed to be the ticket. We caught several fish ...
by newriverspey
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Re: Caddis

Ray, Yes, that is a competition hook (Hanak) and I fish them in tandem. Sometimes I use the same fly and other times I vary the point fly. Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to fish in the afternoon and will take some pictures. DD, thanks for the compliment and indeed this flies looks very similar to...
by newriverspey
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Fishing Wingless Wets
Topic: Caddis
Replies: 13
Views: 1482

Caddis

Hello,

It has been a bit since I have posted something. The new look of the forum is great! Here is a soft hackle caddis #18 that is currently working well for me.

Otto
by newriverspey
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Midwinter Christmas hook giveaways
Replies: 11
Views: 1549

Re: Midwinter Christmas hook giveaways

Johnno,

Thank you for the generous offer and I would like a sample if available in smaller sizes.

Best regards,
Otto