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by Jaybird
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Who Uses a Net?
Replies: 18
Views: 459

Re: Who Uses a Net?

Agreed always have the net .... Sure I get it you don't need it for small trout , but practice on the small ones so you don't screw up the big ones . .... And it's one this to screw up your own fish , but no one wants to be the guy who screws up the net job on theyer buddy's trophy fish .
by Jaybird
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: New fly tiers
Replies: 3
Views: 168

Re: New fly tiers

Woolybuggers , Hares Ear and Elk Hair Caddis . Not only good patterns but if you can tie them well , it's a good foundation of tying skills . Working with Hackle , dubbing , elk hair , furs, ribbing , knowledge of different hooks and why there are different hook models . Plus a bunch more
by Jaybird
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Trout Netting Replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 303

Re: Trout Netting Replacement

Not trying to hijack or diminish your thread, just curious: how many people don't use a net at all? When my first one got worn out, I just never got a new one. Now I release all my fish in the water (as of late, at least; I hope no one can produce my infamous Gill Grab...). Your net got wore out ? ...
by Jaybird
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Happy Holidays too all!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 499

Re: Happy Holidays too all!!!

It's almost over , but more importantly the days have started to get longer , just about 4 months till trout season in NJ gets into full swing
by Jaybird
Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: 50 Degrees Saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 563

Re: 50 Degrees Saturday

Good looking fish
by Jaybird
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Intro
Replies: 11
Views: 961

Re: Intro

Welcome aboard
by Jaybird
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Pequest local
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Pequest local

And that's why we can't have nice things , like brown trout.
by Jaybird
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: nj brookies... ever again?
Replies: 28
Views: 2430

Re: nj brookies... ever again?

60% is a bigger number than I thought ,( guess I didn't do the required reading either)but of of that 60% , how many properly release those fish ? Or release those fish when the water temps are 70°f and above ? Or aren't taking a load of pictures while theyer catch is out of the water while they set...
by Jaybird
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Sunday Temps
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Sunday Temps

Looks like wetting a line has some potential Sunday 44°F .
by Jaybird
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Rahway River Flytying Night Dec 9th ....
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Rahway River Flytying Night Dec 9th ....

Same time Same place Same ambiance.... Don't be a jabroni .... The Giants vs Eagles game is the mop fly of the NFL weekend . Come down and tie a few flies before the holidays intrude on our normal lives .
by Jaybird
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: South Holston/Tuckasegee Rivers
Replies: 11
Views: 1192

Re: South Holston/Tuckasegee Rivers

Buy Tom Gilmore's book on tailwaters , he covers both systems and a few more down south you may not have heard of .
by Jaybird
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cold Morning, Icy Guides, Hungry Trout
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Re: Cold Morning, Icy Guides, Hungry Trout

Those are nice browns , they look wild ! Hard to tell, the second photo you will notice that the pelvic fins look a little worn down. Strange thing is that usually whenever I catch browns the aggressively strike even in the cold but this time the browns were much more subtle strikes. Well I would s...
by Jaybird
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cold Morning, Icy Guides, Hungry Trout
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Re: Cold Morning, Icy Guides, Hungry Trout

Those are nice browns , they look wild !
by Jaybird
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: nj brookies... ever again?
Replies: 28
Views: 2430

Re: nj brookies... ever again?

I kinda like the idea we only stock rainbows , I'd love it if the clubs would only stock rainbows . Then flat out we would only have browns and brookies come from natural reproduction. I think the section of the south branch from bud lake down to long valley that's no longer being stocked except for...
by Jaybird
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Salmon River: 10/30-11/3
Replies: 6
Views: 782

Re: Salmon River: 10/30-11/3

Great Trip
by Jaybird
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Fly Tieing Expo in Parsippany
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: Fly Tieing Expo in Parsippany

When I first went to this show , all the big names where there tying Kreh Talluer , Clouser , Gartside ,Edwards ,Borger, George Harvey attended and missing a bunch of others .Theyer importance pre internet was immense. But I guess I'm saying don't take these guys for granted , they won't be here for...
by Jaybird
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Nice wild brown...
Replies: 10
Views: 1425

Re: Nice wild brown...

Nice to see you back out there prowling the Wild Trout Streams .
by Jaybird
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Fly Tieing Expo in Parsippany
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: Fly Tieing Expo in Parsippany

Yea this is just about a tradition for the weekend before Thanksgiving in NJ ( except 2 years ago it was in PA ). I think there's flys for sale , but it's more for the fly tier , but it's a great time none the less . Lots of experience in that room , take advantage of it .
by Jaybird
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Big Flatbrook No Kill section
Replies: 15
Views: 1878

Re: Big Flatbrook No Kill section

The amount of Hemlock loss is astonishing in some areas , it will take years for the canopy to heal and protect those small streams in that area from direct sun again . Centuries, not just years. The hemlock wooly adelgid did a number on our healthy trees and add wind events and it's been tough on ...