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Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 08-05-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,500
Posted By ferrulewax
Yes. We have a few rivers that flow north into...

Yes. We have a few rivers that flow north into the Tennessee river drainage with natural small-mouth, however most have been eliminated due to spotted bass.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 08-05-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By ferrulewax
Yeah, braid is so slick that it can rotate on a...

Yeah, braid is so slick that it can rotate on a spool if it isn't backed with a more grippy material. Typically you can use either a mono-filament backing or like you said- use electrical tape around...
Forum: Watercraft 08-01-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By ferrulewax
Great looking boat, looking forward to the build!

Great looking boat, looking forward to the build!
Forum: Warm Water Reports--Freshwater 07-30-18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By ferrulewax
This Week in North GA Warmwater

You could say it's been good, but I think I've just gotten lucky. Pretty sure this used up all of my fish karma for a while, so I guess it's back to catching dinks and getting skunked. Also did some...
Forum: Swap Shop 07-30-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By ferrulewax
Thats not a bad lead time at all. He was super...

Thats not a bad lead time at all. He was super busy in late May/June and I wasn't able to get the hatch he did for me for like a month and a half.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 07-30-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By ferrulewax
It really depends on how far you want to dive...

It really depends on how far you want to dive into streamer fishing: If you are content with wooly buggers and zonkers with the occasional bigger fly, your setup now is fine, but you may add a new...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 07-29-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By ferrulewax
Old and used boots are almost never to be...

Old and used boots are almost never to be trusted. The adhesives just don’t have a super long life no matter the shape the boots are in. You can tell if this has happened if the soles fall off of...
Forum: Swap Shop 07-28-18, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By ferrulewax
Aetos now 115$ World Class 215$

Aetos now 115$
World Class 215$
Forum: Swap Shop 07-25-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By ferrulewax
Yes Sir!

Yes Sir!
Forum: Swap Shop 07-25-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By ferrulewax
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Forum: Fly Tying Tips and Tutorials 07-24-18, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By ferrulewax
Congrats! The Norvice is an awesome system, I am...

Congrats! The Norvice is an awesome system, I am just too hard-headed to learn how to use one. From what I have seen the learning curve is definitely worth the outcome, talk about fast!
Forum: Casting 07-24-18, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By ferrulewax
What has already been said is certainly spot on....

What has already been said is certainly spot on. Another thing I will add is learn to shoot on your backcast as well as your foreward cast. This not only lessens the number of false casts you need,...
Forum: Swap Shop 07-24-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By ferrulewax
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Forum: Swap Shop 07-24-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By ferrulewax
I also have a moderately used fishpond Blue river...

I also have a moderately used fishpond Blue river pack that retails for 80$, I will sell for 40$. The coating on the zippers is coming off (happens immediately on every one Iíve seen) but it is in...
Forum: Swap Shop 07-23-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By ferrulewax
Rods For Sale

Fenwick Aetos 10’ 4wt- upgraded to a Zephrus 10’ 4wt, used this rod very little, very good condition. Comes with warranty card- retails $200, will sell for $125 + shipping (if shipped)

Fenwick...
Forum: Swap Shop 07-23-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By ferrulewax
Dawson at fishonfabrications in Cartersville...

Dawson at fishonfabrications in Cartersville could definitely make you one as well, I Had him do some work on hatches for my boat.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 07-19-18, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By ferrulewax
My Simms intruders are on the water 3 days a week...

My Simms intruders are on the water 3 days a week from April to September, going on 3 years with no signs of wearing out anytime soon. You may also look at Simms riprap shoes or sandals.
Forum: Ask the Experts 07-11-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By ferrulewax
My Recomendations: Time on the water is key-...

My Recomendations:

Time on the water is key- Fish more. this goes across the board, the more time you spend implementing your skills the better you will get. Even I could stand to learn from this!...
Forum: Ask the Experts 07-09-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By ferrulewax
If you are asking if you can effectively use...

If you are asking if you can effectively use flies on a spinning rod, the answer is a definite yes! if you are talking shoal bass in particular, crawfish patterns, small baitfish, and topwaters are...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 07-09-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,835
Posted By ferrulewax
I have some 8# seaguar tatsu that I use for most...

I have some 8# seaguar tatsu that I use for most of my finesse applications, however I still believe Trouthunter and Mirage to be superior to pretty much any conventional line I have used. I will...
Forum: Ask the Experts 07-09-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By ferrulewax
For shoal bass it's all about finding what they...

For shoal bass it's all about finding what they want (like pretty much any fish). I tend to have the most luck on moving baits like topwaters, cranks, and jerk-baits in the morning/evening with...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 07-09-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,835
Posted By ferrulewax
Great Thread. There is a lot of gear that I...

Great Thread. There is a lot of gear that I consider "worth it" but to pair it down to three items is difficult. One thing I have realized is that things become "worth it" once we acquire them and...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 07-04-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,568
Posted By ferrulewax
Fish of a lifetime. One that size has always been...

Fish of a lifetime. One that size has always been on my bucket list.
Forum: Fishing Tips and Techniques 06-27-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ferrulewax
I am a big fan of the improved clinch. Are there...

I am a big fan of the improved clinch. Are there better knots? Probably. However the cinch knot, when tied correctly and properly lubricated and seated is plenty strong and one of the most consistent...
Forum: Ask the Experts 06-21-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By ferrulewax
You can throw surprisingly large flies with a...

You can throw surprisingly large flies with a 3wt. But the shop certainly has wooly buggers that would be small enough, down to a size 14 usually, to be exact. One thing that may give you trouble is...
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