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11. Fly Fishing Vibes Pulaski Hooké! - Pulaski - the place I had sworn I would never visit again some 18-years ago! Boy am I glad I changed my mind! Well, to say that I changed my mind on my own would not be true, the TRUE motivation behind my journey back was because of two people Fred Campbell and Jeff Bourdages and their incredible project called HOOKE! The VIBE they spoke to me about preceeding our meetings together sounded all great and all but then again, who the hell are these guys I asked myself? Well, after a morning meeting with Fred at his production offices at Fokus in Quebec City and a lunch later that week with Jeff, I found myself amazed by the VIBE - ENERGY and DEDICATION that oozed out of both of them. A few visits to the Hooke.ca website where I watched their videos and this guide was HOOKE himself! We met up at the Fox Hollow lodge in Altmar, NY with big smiles and hugs as if we had know each other for years and years. The VIBE had somehow transferred into all of us and remained the entire time we were together, through good cast and bad, through frozen feet and shared shots of Fireball on the river bank, it was magical and I did not want it to end! Let me back up a bit before I go on... on the first night we met up with Rachel Finn from Lake Placid NY, a fishing and guiding Goddess in her own right - she then turned us on to her friend and local guide/angler and Spey Jedi, Patrick Ross, who kindly took us out fishing for 3-days while he could have been making some $$$ guiding. Feeling the VIBE he said "screw the guiding - I'm hanging with you boys"! The rest, as they say, is history, sit back and feel the VIBES coming through your screen - better yet, get off your asses, go grab a rod and get out there and discover just how much fun you can have if you invest in your soul a bit! Before you watch, please know that this film is entirely based on Fly Fishing with a Double Handed rod, aka, SPEY RODS! You may, from time to time, see some other guys in the background using 'Float' rods, which are basically long rods that use a center-pin reel (a free spool reel) that allows their "bait" usually an egg sack to drift about at the level the fish are holding in hopes that one may open its mouth and eat the sack - oh, and I forgot the best part, the egg sack is guided down the river by a strike indicator, or, bobber, if you prefer. It is a very popular method of fishing, although to me, rather boring, but quite deadly for those of you interested in numbers of hook ups in a day, and, if you enjoy sitting in the same spot for hours and hours. Now, I do not profess to be an expert on this type of fishing and hell, as long as you are out there, I have a tremendous amount of respect for you, especially at -10C, but the only problem, or, dissapointment I have with these anglers is that they NEVER move! As a matter of fact, if a fish takes them down stream for an hour fight, they walk right back to where they where and reclaim that exact spot and this seems to be normal. Problem is, when you are trying to "share" a pool with Spey anglers and other single hand fly fishers, problems may arise and that is what I dislike about this river system. I love the fish, the vibe while I am steadily wading down the river (when I can find a spot to do so) and enjoying the scenery and especially the banter between friends as we cast and fish. That is the best part for me. To think that this happens on ALL rivers would be a big fat FALSE! You will never find this sort of "ownership" of a spot on the rivers in Eastern Canada while fishing for Atlantic salmon and I dare say, on most rivers in Ontario where you find Steelhead. I guess it is a cultural thing that started long ago and it does not seem like there will be much change, at least in this area, which is fine, hell, I got there last, not first! The bottom line is this, there are miles and miles of river and if you pick your spots and are with a few guys rotating though a pool most "float-anglers" will simply get the message and will move on, or, if they do not and they low-hole you (stepping below you to cast in your path) you can always politely explain to them that you were in the process of fishing and that you will indeed end up hooking them if they do not rotate along with you. I do not understand why that is just not the case as everyone could indeed rotate from the top to the bottom of the pool easy enough if they wanted to Anyway, that is not my fight nor is it the vibe I want to impose on anyone else. Either you have the overall VIBE of a ethical angler, or, you don't, I guess. David Bishop http://facebook.com/hookeqc - fly fishing video channel - Global FlyFisher

... who the hell are these guys I asked myself? Well, after a morning meeting with Fred at his production offices at Fokus in Quebe... ...c City and a lunch later that week with Jeff, I found myself amazed by the VIBE - ENERGY and DEDICATION that oozed out of both of them. A few visits t... ...s guide was HOOKE himself! We met up at the Fox Hollow lodge in Altmar, NY with big smiles and hugs as if we had know each other for years and years. ... ... back up a bit before I go on... on the first night we met up with Rachel Finn from Lake Placid NY, a fishing and guiding Goddess in her own right - s...

12. Czech Nymphing - Straight from the source - Global FlyFisher

...g passion - the fish we are catching with flies. Already after a short look at life under the water mirror it is not difficult to understand, why nymp... ...owing waters we fish with flies in the water column, often near the bottom or on the bottom. Exactly in places, where there is majority of fish food a... ... twentieth century. Especially the top Czech competitors have experimented with this new method, developed it and brought it nearly to perfection. The... ...e of nymph-fishing with Czech nymph is short-distance fishing, practically under the tip of the rod, that we are keeping in the outstretched arm. The ...

13. Patterns - All the great fly patterns - Global FlyFisher

...x with hundreds of sea trout flies in preparation for the coming spring. He envisions rows of uniform and neatly arranged flies. Smallmouth Jump Mark ... ... Joergensen has bought and read. Bow River Bugger Al Grombacher has shared with us one of the most effective patterns for the Bow River in Alberta, Ca... ...da, famed for its excellent fishing for rainbow trout. Hairwings & Tubes With this book Hairwing & Tube Flies for Salmon Chris Mann has worked his way... ... And Chris Mann has done it again and provided us pattern-hungry fly tiers with a wealth of new patterns to inspire us. Spey & Dee GFF partner Martin ...

14. Patterns - All the great fly patterns - Global FlyFisher

...ont page of this section... A Black Fly I've had little experience fishing with this fly which is quite recent in my collection. It has all the charac... ... beautiful and original. Better-Winged Olives A recent tying binge left me with a few thoughts on how to tie a quicker and better blue-winged olive ma... .... After two weeks of fishing I felt like a champion and was very satisfied with myself. Boney Flies Crazy Charlie, Bonefish... ... Bow River Bugger Al Grombacher has shared with us one of the most effective patterns for the Bow River in Alberta, Canada, famed for its excellent fi...

15. Tying with CDC - From midges to bonefish flies, cul de canard (CDC) is equally at home in drys, wets, nymphs, and saltwater patterns. - Global FlyFisher

... Tying with CDC - From midges to bonefish flies, cul de canard CDC is equally at home in drys, wets, nymphs, and saltwater patterns. - Global FlyFishe... ...Search Cancel More about: Cdc Fly tying materials Tie Better Comment Tying with CDC Publishe... ..., recondition, and waterproof their feathers with an oil secreted from their preen uropygial glands. CDC feathers sit on top of the gland and the area... ...ffia or thread later the patterns were tied with silk floss ribbed with contrasting color silk thread, and a CDC collar. In the 1980s similar flies co...

16. Shooting lines - This article tries to cover the different types of shooting or running lines available on the market and talk about their good and bad sides. - Global FlyFisher

...rtin Joergensen Shooting Martin Joergensen Shooting lines are used with shooting heads and the setup is very popular with many saltwater and salmon an... ...lly to pull through the eyes. This should potentially lead to longer casts with less... ...ink very quickly. Connecting a very heavy shooting head to a shooting line with very little buoyancy will enable the he... ...bility. By separating the two main parts of a fly line, you can change one without ex...

17. The road to Lake Oostvoorne - A blue ribbon steelhead fishery... in the Netherlands! Glittering, strong and abundant - that's the steelhead of the Dutch Lake Oostvoorne - Global FlyFisher

...tty little town of Oostvoorne in search of somewhere to stay. A quick chat with the landlord of the Cafe Central and I found myself a comfort... ...able room complete with breakfast and a packed lunch for 55 guilders per night. Damn good value in anybody's book. A quick note here for future refere... ...tvoorne if your taste is fishing. The flyshop is shut all day. So with no licence I went back to the Cafe Central to enjoy some good Dutch food, beer ... ...morning dawned sunny with a light breeze, ideal I thought, as I drove down to the Northern shore of the Meer, turned left at the diving club, headed u...

18. The road to Lake Oostvoorne - A blue ribbon steelhead fishery... in the Netherlands! Glittering, strong and abundant - that's the steelhead of the Dutch Lake Oostvoorne - Global FlyFisher

...tty little town of Oostvoorne in search of somewhere to stay. A quick chat with the landlord of the Cafe Central and I found myself a comfort... ...able room complete with breakfast and a packed lunch for 55 guilders per night. Damn good value in anybody's book. A quick note here for future refere... ...tvoorne if your taste is fishing. The flyshop is shut all day. So with no licence I went back to the Cafe Central to enjoy some good Dutch food, beer ... ...morning dawned sunny with a light breeze, ideal I thought, as I drove down to the Northern shore of the Meer, turned left at the diving club, headed u...

19. Global Fly Fisher, Working with cork, a complete rod handle treatise by Dave Lewis

...der Dave Lewis of Performance Fly Rods reveal a few of his secrets Working with cork By ... ...th to be glued at the same time. Drying time is usually over night, though with heat, grips can be turned in a couple hours. I always feel one of my r... ...ression. The grip is, after all, the part of the rod you are most intimate with. I like it to be my grip - my expression. Doing my own grips enables m... ...of the rod that he focused on was the grip shape. My being able to come up with exactly what he wanted in a grip sha...

20. So you wanna tie a BIG fly? - This is not about a pattern called The Big Fly, but some general advice on tying big flies. - Global FlyFisher

...m huge and a two inch long zonker with dumbbell eyes will be gigantic. Some consider salmon flies on tubes big, and NE streamers on very long shank ho... ...traight here: I will be dealing with flies much larger than that, in the range 4-8-12 inches or some 10-15-30 centimeters and even larger. Such flies ... ... and perch fishing, but you will also find people fishing for stream trout with flies this size - and with surprisingly good results. Some predatory f... ...ething that is half its own size or even bigger, but it does happen - both with live quarry and ar...

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