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1 New member from the uk on Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:44 am

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Evening all only recently stumbled across the forum, I'm a fresh newbie to tubing and after getting a caddis tube second hand I set about modding it and adding a finder. I'll be mostly fly fishing for pike so the finder is mostly a tool for line choice. After rigging up a mount and using it once I got offered an Orvis waterbug, I've now tubed once in each tube and love it despite failing to catch.

The Orvis was hard work sitting higher but then 20mph + gusts would make any tube hard work at a guess

Here's my rig for the caddis although it does fit on the lower pontoon of the Orvis I'll be making a new mount to incorporate a couple of rod holders. Would experienced tubers recommend vertical holders or horizontal on clips?
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After using it I realised there was stress on the pin I used to keep the transducer mount vertical and proceeded to lose the pin so modified it further
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Still not sold on the waterbug but that will probably change one I've used it in favourable conditions and can see how it handles

2 Re: New member from the uk on Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:39 pm

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From the UK that is cool, we have members all over the world but i think you are the first from the UK. Glad you found us and it looks like you have some great ideas there already. Thanks for sharing and we loo forward t ok yiur reports from over the pond.


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3 Re: New member from the uk on Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:54 pm

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Hi ya Mscustomflies and welcome to FTFF!

I like your float tube and your FF set up! Bad A**!

I hope to read many fishing reports in the near future ... about your successful sessions across the pond!

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4 Re: New member from the uk on Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:34 pm

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Welcome Mscustomflies
I'm looking forward to some reports from over there.
Nice fish finder set up and thanks for sharing.


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5 Re: New member from the uk on Mon May 02, 2016 4:21 am

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Fishing is obviously the international language. Glad to see you found the forum. Looking forward to some UK pics!

Nice set-up you got going on the tube.

Welcome to FTFF!

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