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  1. Melvinp

    Different kinds of retrieval methods

    A lot of the giant musky flys are boat draggers there pretty much impossible to throw for any amount of time.throw them into the current from the back of the boat.If you plan on pitching these things all all you want them to look Hugh but be lite and dry fast.
  2. Melvinp

    I’m trying to improve my minnow

    Here’s the wet view and #2 big improvement on the profile with estaz body
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    I’m trying to improve my minnow

    Rough draft 3 other 2 in the can
  4. Melvinp

    I’m trying to improve my minnow

    The one is see is my old pattern,it looked good in the water and had fair movement but wasn't heavy enough and only tracked about 3 to 4in below the surface.So i need to add some weight and when i do it will flip the hook over so i really have to retie it upside down im also thinking a bead just...
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    I’m trying to improve my minnow

    This is what I’m thinking bad spelling and all
  6. Melvinp

    Just about ready for may

    Floater box is pretty week
  7. Melvinp

    Just about ready for may

    That’s it I’m done well I do have a few open slots
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    Shhhh, do you hear that?

    lots
  9. Melvinp

    Refill olive

    For trout they work olive that is
  10. Melvinp

    Different kinds of retrieval methods

    I just put funny names on it
  11. Melvinp

    Different kinds of retrieval methods

    Absolutely that’s the gotta smoke because when you have the rod under your arm then turn your body, light and then turn back down stream lol it works
  12. Melvinp

    Different kinds of retrieval methods

    Try very steady retrieves but slow and let it sink (wet fly ) way longer than you want just keep it off the bottom take your rod and pull it sideways slow and steady then take up the extra line you created in the pull best I’ve found for gills
  13. Melvinp

    Refill olive

    Got a smallmouth this morning on one and think one trout hit smallies almost 20 miles by creek from the river by the way
  14. Melvinp

    Refill olive

    Laugh my butt off. Yep
  15. Melvinp

    Swing style streamer

    You normally make a loop but regardless it is not metal to metal it kinda hard to explain but take those hooks you have run together and spin it you will see that it will go around in circles just think if you had materials tied to it tangled mess hope it helps
  16. Melvinp

    Worm farms

    Does anyone still do the worm farm thing did when I was a kid and had great luck (get the dead ones out) just curious.
  17. Melvinp

    Mushroom season is just around the corner

    A little gift from a friend. Went looking only found one that something took a bite of but I got goodies
  18. Melvinp

    Different kinds of retrieval methods

    Here’s a list of my 6 favorite retrieval methods I use when fly fishing #1 The quickie short but fast retrieval of short amounts of line about a inch or two #2 quickie long same as short but up to a foot of line #3 The inch worm a inch at a time but slow #4 The slow roll a constant retrieval...
  19. Melvinp

    What did you Catch Today?

    Moss/chart is my favorite color
  20. Melvinp

    Refill olive

    FM22 20 size 8. 1/8 tungsten slotted bead
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