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03-20-2000, 10:19 AM
Some of the Gartside flies in the Veverka book, Innovative
Saltwater Flies, call for Corsair tubing. What is it and
where can I get it? Is it any different from EZ Body
<FONT color=black face="Times New Roman,Times" size=2>linsay- Corsair is only available from Jack or Terminal Tackle. It is different from EZ Body which is polyester and therefore stiffer. Corsair is nylon and rolls easier for Jack's fishhead style of fly. rel</FONT>
03-20-2000, 02:17 PM
I'm not quite sure that the corsair is only available where you mentioned--my local shop carries this material in 1/2 diameter...good stuff I tell ya.
A simple fly--basically just 4-5" of tubing tied on a 1/0 with a silver flashabou (sp?) tail and stick-on prismatic eyes--was the most successful fly I fished during mid-September on MV last season.
Just my $0.02
03-20-2000, 08:48 PM
Where's your local shop? I live in Boston?
03-21-2000, 10:16 AM
I am a wandering nomad from the New York/New Jersey Board...seems there's always more action here! Ayway, I usually frequent the Camp-Site shop in Huntington, LI.
p.s. I was there last Sat, and alas, they were out of CORSAIR. Argh!
03-21-2000, 01:57 PM
hi, I'm no absolutely sure but I think Stoddard's carries corsair. give them a call, in Boston on Temple Place, they'll ship stuff to you... Tom
03-21-2000, 10:53 PM
Hunters Angling Supply carries it.
03-23-2000, 11:05 PM
Heck, I'm almost certain Boston Orvis has it...
03-24-2000, 01:45 AM
Corsair products, 33 Carroll road, Woburn, MA 01801
James Earl should have the number...
03-27-2000, 01:45 PM
Chris Windram @www.saltwaterflies.com has it I just bought some for tying laser flies. Chris has a virtual fly shop, he is a knowlegable person, comercial fly tyer, and always helpful with tying questions.
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