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Forum: Gear and Equipment 05-01-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By ferrulewax
Imo I would go with the 6ft 3inch 2wt, and upline...

Imo I would go with the 6ft 3inch 2wt, and upline it to a 3wt, or the 6'6" 4wt. I have found most rods any shorter that 6ft to be a hassle to cast and fish with. If there isn't room to cast a 7 ft...
Forum: N. Georgia Small Streams--Trout Reports 04-26-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By ferrulewax
There are a lot of good options up here in north...

There are a lot of good options up here in north Georgia. But as stated, I think that it would be hard to go wrong with the upper Chattahoochee in the WMA. Fairly easy access and beautiful water. The...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-24-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By ferrulewax
we typically have them in the shop if you are in...

we typically have them in the shop if you are in the area. The favorite among anglers is the "teardrop net with fixed rubber handle"
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-23-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By ferrulewax
check out the frabile trout nets. they use a...

check out the frabile trout nets. they use a plastic coated mesh, that although it isn't as trout friendly as straight rubber, it does a pretty good job. they come in 3 sizes, and even the small is...
Forum: Ask the Experts 04-23-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By ferrulewax
For sink tips, a shorter leader will get your fly...

For sink tips, a shorter leader will get your fly down deeper and quicker. On floating lines, the opposite is true.

In either case, a tapered leader would be fine, but with thick short...
Forum: General Information 04-21-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By ferrulewax
For larger fish, the DH waters, Dukes Creek...

For larger fish, the DH waters, Dukes Creek (reserve or walk on) or downtown helen (for now) are good choices
Forum: General Information 04-21-18, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By ferrulewax
Near Dahlonega you have a lot of options. First...

Near Dahlonega you have a lot of options. First suggestion would be to pick up a GA trout map, if you don't already have one. You can find it online, but I myself prefer a hard copy. They are...
Forum: Lost & Found 04-16-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,032
Posted By ferrulewax
LOST- Jon boat seat cover- GA 400 Dahlonega

Long Shot!

I lost the aluminum cover to one of my Grizzly 1448 Seats tonight on 400 Between Lumpkin Co. Park and the end of 400 in Dahlonega. I went back to look and walked the road, but it seems...
Forum: Ask the Experts 04-14-18, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By ferrulewax
Yes. I could make this argument about almost...

Yes.

I could make this argument about almost any aspect of fly fishing.
Forum: Ask the Experts 04-14-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By ferrulewax
I keep it very, very simple. Rule #1 -...

I keep it very, very simple.

Rule #1 - Unless you are fishing Competitions, fly line is the enemy of tightline fishing. Keep it all on the reel, where it will never see the light of day. This...
Forum: Ask the Experts 04-12-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By ferrulewax
After your triple surgeons just put an extra half...

After your triple surgeons just put an extra half hitch in the tag end around the mainline to get the tag to stand out at 90 degrees.
Forum: General Information 04-10-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By ferrulewax
On pretty much any trout Rod a drag isn't that...

On pretty much any trout Rod a drag isn't that important however if you were going to have a drag it would be better off on a 5 weight where you might encounter larger fish. You may also find that...
Forum: Beyond Georgia 04-07-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,387
Posted By ferrulewax
Beautiful fish, but I'm thinking it is a...

Beautiful fish, but I'm thinking it is a different, eerily similar fish. Different markings between the two. Definetly awesome specimens.
Forum: Gear and Equipment 04-05-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By ferrulewax
Low end: Reding Behemoth and Lamson Liquid. ...

Low end: Reding Behemoth and Lamson Liquid.

Up from that there are a couple really good options in the midrange end. My best suggestions would be a Lamson GURU II and the Orvis Hydros. Both of...
Forum: Ask the Experts 03-28-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By ferrulewax
Boot foot waders definitely have a place, even...

Boot foot waders definitely have a place, even for trout fishermen. They are warmer and much more convenient. I would however, not recommend a pair of boot-foots as someone's only pair of waders.
...
Forum: Fly Tying 03-25-18, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By ferrulewax
If you are using EP brushes, I would suggest...

If you are using EP brushes, I would suggest switching over to Gamechanger chenille or minnow body wrap. They are much cheaper (the main advantage) but the fibers tend to be a bit more conducive to...
Forum: Chattahoochee River 03-20-18, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,433
Posted By ferrulewax
Yes, Spin fishing can be effective at both Dukes...

Yes, Spin fishing can be effective at both Dukes and Smith. You just need to remember to throw what the fish are used to eating. For Smith, small rubber worms, trout magnets, little crankbaits, and...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 03-19-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By ferrulewax
The best boot bottom? Well, It depends....

The best boot bottom? Well, It depends. :rolleyes:

I am a big fan of the new rubber bottom boots. That said, they are not the end all be all, and are NOT as grippy on wet rocks or moss as felt is....
Forum: Ask the Experts 03-18-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By ferrulewax
I haven't done it, but yes, it can be super...

I haven't done it, but yes, it can be super effective for nymphing. You can cast a heavier rig much farther than you can lob a nymph rig for traditional tight line nymphing. otherwise pretty much...
Forum: North Georgia Rivers--Trout Reports 03-12-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,341
Posted By ferrulewax
Depending on where you were, the fish were...

Depending on where you were, the fish were probably from the DH. Brook trout have a incredible habit of moving around once stocked. Ive caught fish in helen just a day or two after the smith creek DH...
Forum: Gear and Equipment 03-11-18, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By ferrulewax
I've fished quite a good bit with a Cortland...

I've fished quite a good bit with a Cortland Climax leaders without any problems. The ones I have have a yellow color that I am not fond of, but add don some tippet and the fish haven't seemed to...
Forum: Swap Shop 03-07-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By ferrulewax
Ross Rythm 3 Spool

Brand new spool for a ross rythm, size 3. Brand new in box, black. $75

PM me with any Questions.
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Forum: Swap Shop 03-02-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By ferrulewax
Bump! Would love to find this a new home this...

Bump! Would love to find this a new home this weekend!

Will meet in Dahlonega, Cleveland, Clermont, Or Helen depending on time. Also cut the price a bit.
Forum: Ask the Experts 02-27-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By ferrulewax
Scott Repairs, Not replaces rods. Although a...

Scott Repairs, Not replaces rods. Although a month turnaround time isn't much fun, I think you can hardly fault Scott. Scott will have to reroll and refit a section to your existing rod, and then of...
Forum: Swap Shop 02-26-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By ferrulewax
Lamson GURU II 2.0 spool

I have a spare spool for a size 2 lamson guru 2. These retail at 99.99$ I will sell for 75$ Now $70

Brand New, will come with cover, as well as box if I can find it.

If Interested, Let me...
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