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Peter Rawlinson

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #60 on: 06/02/2011 at 19:52 »
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: 06/02/2011 at 19:55 »
Look at these beauties ..............

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

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #62 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:03 »
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: 06/02/2011 at 20:18 by Jedi »

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #63 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:16 »
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

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #64 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:27 »
Mike do you mean split cane  :z4 is it a spigot ferrule ?

 :z18

Jim

Mike Barrio

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #65 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:29 »
Great stuff Jim .... over to you :z16

Cheers
Mike

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #66 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:33 »
What is the literal translation of the Japanese fly fishhing method know as Tenkara ?

 :z18

Jim

Peter McCallum

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #67 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:35 »
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: 06/02/2011 at 20:37 »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenkara

I was thinking about cheating!!  :oops

Jim Eddie

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #69 on: 06/02/2011 at 20:40 »
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

Peter McCallum

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #70 on: 06/02/2011 at 21:00 »
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: 07/02/2011 at 19:42 »
Ok. Here goes!!

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

Stumped ..... No idea :z8

Paul Rankine

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #72 on: 07/02/2011 at 23:18 »

 Hi All,
            T C Ivens.

:-)

Paul Rankine

Re: General Knowledge - Fly Fishing
« Reply #73 on: 07/02/2011 at 23:32 »

 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: 07/02/2011 at 23:40 »

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