Posts Tagged "spey"

Fly Fishing for Salmon on New York’s Salmon River

»Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Juiced Fly | 0 comments

Went up to Pulaski, NY a few weeks ago and fly fished Lower Douglaston with my Uncle. We had an amazing time yanking in those giant Salmon with fairly lightweight rods. My Uncle was using a 10′ 6″ 7wt. single hander and I was using a 12′ 6″ 4/5wt. Spey rod. I caught a 31 pound king weighed on Andy Bliss’ boga grip. That bitch took forever to bring in on my 4/5wt, a truly epic battle. Talking with Andy and some of the other guides who were fishing with clients at the very bottom was a great time as well. They were in good spirits considering the crowds. My Uncle insisted on killing a few Salmon for meat, but I told him “if you are going to kill them, you have to carry them out of there.” He proceeded to rig up a salmon yoke...

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April Vokey Interview Out

»Posted by on Jul 26, 2009 in Juiced Fly | 1 comment

Just sent the TPO Fly Fishing Insider interview questions out to April Vokey. If you don’t know who she is, you should. She’s awesome. Why is she awesome, you ask? Well first, she’s not hard on the eyes. Second, she has a totally kick ass attitude about women in fly fishing, which is, if I may summarize in my own words… Why would a woman need to look like a man to fly fish? Seem like a good question to you? Does to me too. So many times you see women out there in caps and long ass shirts that are too big. Not April… she kicks ass in a bikini, a wool cap, a cool pink hoodie, she just kicks ass without looking like ass. Good on ya Vokey. (Photo from flygal.ca) She asked me not to be shy with the questions, so I asked the good stuff. I...

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