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by Fishybig
Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Streams have been completely changed..
Replies: 15
Views: 818

Re: Streams have been completely changed..

Yup.. The one we were speaking about last fall...it bowed a bit outwards in the middle and that is where it failed... I stopped by late last week. All three structures, two cross veins for the heads of pools and the stone wall have all failed. The engineer has NEVER once done a successful stream re...
by Fishybig
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Beautiful Fall Colors
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: Beautiful Fall Colors

Gr8 pics!! Blah report
by Fishybig
Wed Aug 18, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: Merrill Creek Reservoir and an Inflatable 'Yak
Replies: 1
Views: 196

Re: Merrill Creek Reservoir and an Inflatable 'Yak

Nice work!! Dunno how thick the skin is on that ride but be careful with the pickerel at merrill !!! They get really big!!
by Fishybig
Mon Aug 16, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Montana or Northern New Mexico?
Replies: 17
Views: 4238

Re: Montana or Northern New Mexico?

The big horn was the mecca of the 80's and 90's , had some problems and is quickly getting back to its former glory!! Not sure about the surrounding small waters , but if ya move there , you can tell us all about it!! good luck
by Fishybig
Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

Two small browns last evening....sulphur spinners... did see a few nice rainbows working but they didnt want to play!
The river is in gr8 shape for this time of yr!! Gotta love the BK !!
by Fishybig
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Other Fishing
Topic: Albies?
Replies: 7
Views: 675

Re: Albies?

Havent heard of albies yet but plenty of mac's and lots of really close bft....dont think the 9 wt will help you much with them....been gettin bft inside of 10 miles
by Fishybig
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Gear Swap
Topic: Free antique bamboo rods
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: Free antique bamboo rods

X2 on the TU donation!!
by Fishybig
Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

Cant believe the river levels up there the last few weeks!!!
Saw the beaverkill up near 7k ...wow...also saw lordville near 15k, blew my mind...I like to fish lordville between 2-4k cfs...
All good though, couldn't have happened at a better time of yr...the freestone fish are loving it!!
by Fishybig
Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

I'm up again for the weekend.....doubt I'll fish much with the high flows and chocolate water but who knows....plan to catch some live music and fireworks in east branch a lil later....
by Fishybig
Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Cicada Hype?
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Re: Cicada Hype?

Lots and lots of em bout a month ago....went to Merrill creek res and spruce run in the same day...lots landing in the water and some bass eating them but I think they had there fill at that point....I heard that the catfish at spruce have been feasting lately....but it's very localized ..I'm only 1...
by Fishybig
Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Wild brookies, snakes, and ticks
Replies: 10
Views: 1550

Re: Wild brookies, snakes, and ticks

Nicely done!! Always K.I.S.S. fer the brookie creek's!!!
by Fishybig
Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Tippet
Replies: 16
Views: 1743

Re: Tippet

Lol!! I can see from that other site , that the two of you have history...
by Fishybig
Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: Tippet
Replies: 16
Views: 1743

Re: Tippet

There is a big difference between RIO and Orvis...use them next to each other. Agreed! Orvis sucks!!! I wouldn't say it sucks...I wouldn't say Rio sucks, but Orvis is definitely more supple and stretches a bit more, actually the perfect amount. That was a well thought out and informative response R...
by Fishybig
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

I mite have been 1 of those spin guys ;) :lol: :lol: Which river were you on?? https://i.imgur.com/kblSby7.jpg Wasnt you unfortunately....would've picked your brain as I mostly spin fish jersey trout....only fly fish jersey when the hatches are poppin and the water is cold enough...
by Fishybig
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

Sat mornin 8-10 am...first spot had 3 spin guys taking up most of the run, caught one 14" brown up in the riff on a iso emerger....next spot just up river, missed a few and landed a 19" brown on a sunken ant...once the sun got on the water they were counting thread wraps so I quit....sat evening mi...
by Fishybig
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

Sat mornin 8-10 am...first spot had 3 spin guys taking up most of the run, caught one 14" brown up in the riff on a iso emerger....next spot just up river, missed a few and landed a 19" brown on a sunken ant...once the sun got on the water they were counting thread wraps so I quit....sat evening mis...
by Fishybig
Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Super Fly
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Re: Super Fly

I like it!! anything CDC is my fav

Thx fer the vid
by Fishybig
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:52 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

Last evening....two small browns....fished over a pod of nicer rainbows that were subsurface feeders, lost one on a small rusty...today is a new day!!
by Fishybig
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Out of State Trout Fishing
Topic: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up
Replies: 42
Views: 4468

Re: Five days on the upper Delaware coming up

Will be heading north in a few hours after my nieces high school graduation.....conditions aren't the best but I'll be putting time in during the early morning and evening hours...reports to follow
by Fishybig
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: It's warm.
Replies: 31
Views: 3954

Re: It's warm.

martalus wrote:
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:12 pm
It's never warm on the Cold Brook....
15 inch chunky wild brown-caught on my second cast at the home pool on HE nymph.
Nice cheek and spots!!👍