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Peter Rawlinson

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #60 on: February 06, 2011, 19:52:55 PM »
Correct Mike -  Edward Vom Hofe.  If  you come across one at a car boot sale buy it .



Peter Rawlinson

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #61 on: February 06, 2011, 19:55:44 PM »
Look at these beauties ..............

http://www.fowlerperiod.com/reels_09.html

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #62 on: February 06, 2011, 20:03:12 PM »
Well done Pete that was a good question , got us all thinking, and well done to Mike for geting the correct answer  :z16

 :z18

Jim
« Last Edit: February 06, 2011, 20:18:36 PM by Jedi »
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #63 on: February 06, 2011, 20:16:02 PM »
Correct Mike -  Edward Vom Hofe.  If  you come across one at a car boot sale buy it .



Must confess that I had to have a look through some of my books to come up with that one :oops

OK, next question ...... What is the metal joining piece of a bamboo / cane fly rod called?

Checks
Mike
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Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #64 on: February 06, 2011, 20:27:00 PM »
Mike do you mean split cane  :z4 is it a spigot ferrule ?

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #65 on: February 06, 2011, 20:29:35 PM »
Great stuff Jim .... over to you :z16

Cheers
Mike
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Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #66 on: February 06, 2011, 20:33:23 PM »
What is the literal translation of the Japanese fly fishhing method know as Tenkara ?

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Peter McCallum

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #67 on: February 06, 2011, 20:35:47 PM »
from Heaven or from the skies

looked it up after seeing a tenkara fly by a young tyer on this very site

Bronzebommer

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #68 on: February 06, 2011, 20:37:21 PM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenkara

I was thinking about cheating!!  :oops

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #69 on: February 06, 2011, 20:40:48 PM »
Correct Peter  :z16 Goodness this is a great thread for expanding our general knowledge , pity fly fishing questions never come up in pub quizzes  :cool:

 :z18

Jim
"Because in a world where most men seem to spend their lives doing what they hate, my fishing is at once an endless source of delight and an act of small rebellion."

Peter McCallum

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #70 on: February 06, 2011, 21:00:32 PM »
Ok. Here goes!!

Who invented the 'Gentile' fly & what unusual sizes did he tie them in??

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #71 on: February 07, 2011, 19:42:09 PM »
Ok. Here goes!!

Who invented the 'Gentile' fly & what unusual sizes did he tie them in??

Stumped ..... No idea :z8
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Paul Rankine

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #72 on: February 07, 2011, 23:18:30 PM »

 Hi All,
            T C Ivens.

:-)

Paul Rankine

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #73 on: February 07, 2011, 23:32:35 PM »

 Hi ,
        Assuming that I was correct.


        Who originally invented the "Cul de Canard " in the late 1950's .

         Clue:   He was French .

          Paul.

       

Paul Rankine

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #74 on: February 07, 2011, 23:40:10 PM »

Hi Pete,
               Incomplete answer to yours , sorry . 16 - 11 . A maggot imitation.  Very good on the Urie !!
Paul.


 




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