Thanks for the props on the videos Tim. First time I posted any, I have a few more that I need to download, one from my latest Suwannee River trip which was a BLAST Suwannee Bass on a flyrod are incredible and some crazy fishing on the Alexander River, Bream, Largemouth Bass and CATFISH? :) lotsa Flyrod Fun!
Evening Tim.....I buy the smallest ones I can find and cut them down...I have never seen any real small paddle tails so I buy 2 inch varieties and drop them down to roughly an inch.....Has worked great for me over the years.....Just keep an eye out at those old bait shops......The fish destroy a lot of these tails so I have hundreds in my bags....Fish will even suck them off if you don't glue them....Thanks for the friend request and good luck.......
Tim sounds like you have your finesse fishing down. That would be the way I would do it if the fish were finicky that is the best way I know to entice a bite. Thank you for your invite I'm honored to be on your friends list.
I use a heavy duty needle in the dremel tool and I don't use a rest for the chisel. I hold the chisel so it's parralell to the needle and then slant it about 15 to 20 degrees and work from left to right with the chisel. I hold the chisel with the back of the it pointing up. If you want to make it smoother, you can use an emery board on it after you have your basic shape.
Tim, I got to thinking there is a photo in my pics called the bionic worm. Some replied it looked like it imitated a shrimp, you might take a look at it see what you think.
Oh and on crappie fishing the lakes and ponds I fish range from 5 acres to 100 acres, not near as large as yours.
Tim, looks like you do alright with the fly rod, Try an egg-sucking leach pattern. There is one on my site, or I know some others that might be easier to tie. Depth one crappie changes I use an intermidiate sinking fly line it sinks at inch and half to two inches per second. I usually work it back in a strip and pause retrieve. Then count it down deeper and retrieve again until I find their depth.
Thanks for the invite.
Hi Tim, Just saw your question on unhooking poppers. I'm not in that group so I'm sending you some info this way. Awhile back there was a write up in the Tackle Review group on Terry Gauger's Unhookum Tool. Don't know why but it's not there anymore. Terry is a BBG member and has a website of his own, You may want to check out his tool. Try http://unhookum.com/.
when your on turn up your chat volume. this is what you do, go to the top of the page, click chat on the right (its on the menue bar) then when you get there put up the volume which is next to the smilie face, and the computer volume because the beep is very soft. this is because if someone trys to talk to you the chat volume is on mute. if you want to talk to someon just copy and paste this message.