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by Andy Brasko
Sat Dec 05, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Muddy Water
Replies: 13
Views: 2514

Re: Muddy Water

A couple things comes to mind on this good subject: 1) Ralph graves taught us at a Catskill Fly Tyers Guild meeting that the fly the poly stickler was a great fly for this type of water. Ralph taught how to the the poly stickler and shown us how to take color markers and make it look like a Brookie ...
by Andy Brasko
Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Hello and Board
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

Re: Hello and Board

Well I think a jam is called for guys. Some Neil Young will have to be played.
by Andy Brasko
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: New fly tiers
Replies: 6
Views: 7867

Re: New fly tiers

I would instruct beginners with Bucktail streamers size six. This get students use to the hooks and use to getting their hands touching materials used for the first time. Then onto woolly buggers in size 8 and then to Nymps in size 10 to finally size 14. If the student is doing good then onto wet fl...
by Andy Brasko
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Hello and Board
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

Hello and Board

Hi everyone, hope all is doing good. I have not been around for ages. Board: I have tyed all the wet fly patterns in in Bergman's Book Trout. At this point I do not know what to do anymore. I have been tying for fishing. Last season I was going to be in the Fly Tying Symposium and dropped out due to...
by Andy Brasko
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Bent hooks
Replies: 8
Views: 2572

Re: Bent hooks

It depends on the severity of the bend and the maker of the hook. I was fishing with Mustad 3399 and these hooks would break on snags at times. So I thought it was the lot I owned so I tried a completely new lot. Same issue and was repeatable. The 3906 I never had an issue with this. The 3906 in siz...