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GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted June 10th 2015

Don,

Thanks for your kind comments. Much appreciated!
It's great to know that there's still people out there who appreciates what's done here. And it seem that you are not alone... We're closing in on 35 million video views and the site as a whole has about 15,000 visitors a day, so obviously someone must like what we're doing.

Martin


From: Don Prater · Donandwonder·at·windstream.net  Link
Submitted June 10th 2015

I don't care of what anybody say' about this site.this is the best site ever for fly tiers. And it always seems there is whiners who will post negative comments.i'm like You Martin if they don't like it just go some where else and leave Us the hell alone.Keep doing what Your doing Martin You've got plenty who stands behind You including Me, Respectfully Don Prater


From: Dean · rdransom59·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted May 10th 2015

Does anyone out there know where one can purchase the pre-fabricated caddis pupa bodies used by Shane Stalcup in his video of tying a caddis pupa? I would like to try them, but don't know where to find them.
Thanks.


GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted April 16th 2015

Ron,

The videos should be in three columns as always, unless you're on a very small screen - small tablet or phone - in which case the adjust to one column only. There should be no instance where they are two by two.

I wouldn't suspect the computer. This is usually something with the software settings. Have you checked if your browser is "zoomed", meaning that it's displaying things larger or smaller than usual? That often disturbs pages. Zoom to normal size to cure that.

Martin


From: Ron - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted April 16th 2015

My GFF fly tying videos are not displayed as unusual. Instead of being displaying three abreast there are ony two. Is that a new foremat or is there something wrong with my computer?


GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted February 23rd 2015

Mike,

There's more than 6,500 videos on our video channel and claiming "that half of these videos are really commercials in disguise" is a pretty bold statement.

Sure some are commercials. These videos are brought to you for free, and some of the producers need more than intellectual satisfaction to motivate them. Doing commercials or having sponsors are ways this can work.

But in disguise...? I don't think so. Most of the commercial ones are pretty obvious endorsements, and don't try to hide the fact. On the contrary. That's the whole idea. And also: I screen every single video that comes online here, and I do not tolerate blatant commercials with no valuable content. I do accept some advertising if the video is good, but the channel is not a poster board for ads.

So if you find this almost endless stream of free content too commercial for your taste, simply don't watch it.

Martin


From: Mike - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted February 22nd 2015

Why does it seem that half of these videos are really commercials in disguise?


From: Dean · rdransom59·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted September 5th 2014

To N: I have never posted a video either, but Panasonic, JVC, Sony all make affordable video cameras that would likely suffice for what you want to do. To chose, you would have to answer if you want to save/store your video internally on a hard drive (Panasonic) or on a memory card (Sony, JVC, Panasonic). You can get a good camera from any of these three companies for around $300.00 USD, at least I did (Panasonic).


From: N - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted August 28th 2014

Hello i have been thinking about making my own fly tying videos what kind of camer do you suggest {i dont want to spend a ton of money}


GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted February 28th 2014

Don,

There was a small technical problem, and the video pages should now be updated as usual.
Thanks for noticing.

Martin


From: Don - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted February 28th 2014

why is this Tying Videos page not being updated?


From: Dale - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted May 19th 2013

I have been tying for more years then I care to remember. I have to say, I have learned many many new patterns, and a lot of tricks of tying on this site. Thanks.


From: john - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted May 14th 2013

It just doesn't get much better than this, and saying thank you just doesn't say enough


GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted February 27th 2013

Gilson,

We screen every single comment, and only publish those that are suitable for publishing. Some might have a rougher tone than others, but all are clean enough to be seen. We do get inappropriate comments, but they never find their way out on the site.

Martin


From: Gilson · jilson_brand·at·hotmail.com  Link
Submitted February 27th 2013

Some comments should be more respectful, looking to fly globally, as the name own site.
Gilson - Brazil


From: Dean · rdransom59·at·gmail.com  Link
Submitted January 1st 2013

This is a great site, one I visit daily and have taken techniques from and incorporated into my own tying. One suggestion, however: for tying videos NOT in english, how about posting the recipe or pattern materials in english somewhere in the video description. For example, Mr. Giancarlo from Italy ties some remarkable flies that I would like to try, but not knowing the materials used hinders me, and others I suspect. I don't understand a word he says, and while I could approximate his efforts, it would be nice to know the exact ingredients. Just look at the instructions to comment on this page: Only in English..Just a thought.


From: Noirault Francois · sanfroi·at·wanadoo.fr  Link
Submitted October 31st 2012

Hello,

This song was chosen for the melody, not the lyrics that I do not understand.
I use an online translator to answer, because my knowledge of English is too low.
If this soundtrack has shocked some I'm really sorry.

Francois


GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted April 1st 2012

Troy,

I honestly didn't notice anything about the soundtrack for this fly-tying video before you mentioned it, and still don't see the problem - or hear it. Sure I heard the F-word, and it might be worse than that if I listen really carefully... but I don't.
I usually run these videos on low volume, and don't decipher the lyrics. The fly-tying is nice, and that's fine enough for us - classy or not.

But thanks for your concern!

Martin


From: Troy - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted April 1st 2012

Totally inappropriate sound track on "La Poitou". I'm amazed you allowed it. No place for it on a site as classy as yours.


From: Sean O'Rourke · sales·at·rorkflyfishing.com.au  Link
Submitted March 1st 2012

Excellent website, great way for the Fly Fishing Fraternity to showcase their Fly Tying and Fly Fishing experiences and share it with people wanting to get into this Fly Fishing Caper.


From: Dennis - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted February 29th 2012

Davie McPhail is the greatest tyer I've ever seen!!!!!!!!!!


From: Daniel Overmier · danielovermier·at·yahoo.com  Link
Submitted January 19th 2012

Thanks for this site. I am still new to fly fishing, but it has taken over my life. And now I'm tying my own flies! Lot's of fun and with a site like this... it's getting scary about the amount of flies I am tying!


From: Rodney - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted January 17th 2012

Thank You for a very informative site the content of the Fly Tying Videos is excellent, full of techniques and thread control coupled with some very good material control.

Rod xixflyfishing.


From: mark · mlhawk60·at·hotmail.com  Link
Submitted January 9th 2012

Thank you for this great site. Please keep fly tying videos coming.


From: Douglas - Full name and email anonymized  Link
Submitted November 21st 2011

What a great site you have! I've been to quite a few and nothing compares with yours. Keep it going!


From: Norman Donnelly · normandonnelly·at·btinternet.com  Link
Submitted March 29th 2011

From Norman
Thank you for this wonderful webb site on flytying which is then put unto to videos excellent keep the good work coming.


From: Jim  Link
Submitted April 24th 2010

I want to thank you for adding fly tying videos to the site.



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