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by Jaybird
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?
Replies: 6
Views: 223

Re: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?

Pectoral fin growth ..... Sorry autocorrect
by Jaybird
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?
Replies: 6
Views: 223

Re: Raritan main stem tributary trout. holdovers?

It was a good water year , but I would think you would see more find growth.
by Jaybird
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Little Lehigh Fly Shop
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: Little Lehigh Fly Shop

I know Rod has been booked by some of the local TU chapters lately as a speaker . Really great info .
by Jaybird
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Rhinehart Brook brown trout removal...
Replies: 23
Views: 1076

Re: Rhinehart Brook brown trout removal...

I just think it's great seeing F&W being active and doing projects that not only us fisherman think are meaningful but what they F&W think are meaningful .
by Jaybird
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Little Lehigh Fly Shop
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: Little Lehigh Fly Shop

Agreed
by Jaybird
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Andy B
Replies: 12
Views: 530

Re: Andy B

I recall Andy really getting into music , I think blue Grass .... I also recall him selling some of his fly tying stuff on another message board . But yes extremely talented wet fly tier .
by Jaybird
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Winter nymphing advice
Replies: 9
Views: 495

Re: Winter nymphing advice

Aside from water depth and speed I would ask what time where you there? . Remember it's a gorge , this time of year it's probably only getting 5 hours of good sunlight a day to warm things up a bit . A little sunlight goes a long way as far as getting the bugs moving and in turn getting the fish mov...
by Jaybird
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: RAHWAY RIVER TU OPEN TYING NIGHT
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: RAHWAY RIVER TU OPEN TYING NIGHT

Tonight.
by Jaybird
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Connetquot Brook Trout and Toms River
Replies: 15
Views: 971

Re: Connetquot Brook Trout and Toms River

That's impressive , lots of variables but that's pretty good .
by Jaybird
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Big Flatbrook 11/1
Replies: 34
Views: 2249

Re: Big Flatbrook 11/1

I don't fish it that much anymore , but to be fair I think even when it was Fly-fishing only it was poached pretty hard .
by Jaybird
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Little Lehigh Fly Shop
Replies: 9
Views: 1036

Re: Little Lehigh Fly Shop

Dave was a great guy , unfortunately I have never seen a river suffer so much over the last 25yrs I just hope one day I can say it was the best come back story I ever saw a river have .
by Jaybird
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cold Temp Fishing
Replies: 14
Views: 911

Re: Cold Temp Fishing

I'll take the lower black river for $1000 Alex .
by Jaybird
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cold Temp Fishing
Replies: 14
Views: 911

Re: Cold Temp Fishing

Brown in the net looks like it could be wild .
by Jaybird
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Big Flatbrook 11/1
Replies: 34
Views: 2249

Re: Big Flatbrook 11/1

It must be temps that hurt wild trout production or other factors. Because the flatbrook has a robust bug population.
by Jaybird
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Trout dumped off bridge :
Replies: 10
Views: 883

Re: Trout dumped off bridge :

I can honestly say I never waited for a truck to start fishing .
by Jaybird
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Trout dumped off bridge :
Replies: 10
Views: 883

Re: Trout dumped off bridge :

Lee Wulff -. "The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you? Game fish are too valuable to be caught only once."
by Jaybird
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Rahway River Trout Unlimited . Open Flytying 10/29
Replies: 0
Views: 306

Rahway River Trout Unlimited . Open Flytying 10/29

Short notice yes I know , But open Flytying at the Cranford Community Center 220 Walnut Ave . Open to all TU member or not , experienced tiers or new tiers ,or those who never even tried . We have vises , materials and even a instructor ready to help you get started .
by Jaybird
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Fly fishing etiquette rant
Replies: 22
Views: 1812

Re: Fly fishing etiquette rant

Well wait ,that's not how Flyfishng works anymore ..... How do you expect to become a social media influncer , and get free swag from companies , like a brand new,......... wait for it ........ "hat" if your not hash tagging your hero shots ??? I think you guys got it a bit backwards .
by Jaybird
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Fly fishing etiquette rant
Replies: 22
Views: 1812

Re: Fly fishing etiquette rant

Big Horn river Montana, 5 of us were fishing a large seam and doing well. Two drift boats with guides and clients float down the seam and land, they decide to wade into the seam and start yelling at us about how it was their river and spot. One of our party proceeded to catch a BIG rainbow at their...