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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 08-17-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By dhaynes
Re: the lillian - why not a loop?

There's a couple of ways to do this... Many tenkara anglers like FUJI EZ Keepers attached to the butt section of the rod.. retract the rod and wind the line on the keepers. Others like to use the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 08-07-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Spending a week around Smith Mountain Lake, VA

Use Google Maps and search for Philpott, Virginia... Smith River.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-28-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara rod grip length? and other questions.;

For one source of Tenkara blanks and other building supplies, see John Cianchetti's Tenkara Customs...

Tenkara Customs (http://www.tenkaracustoms.com/)
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-30-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By dhaynes
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-30-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Road info needed from Denver airport to Este Park

As others have mentioned, you have 3 choices.

1. 470 to 36 just south of Boulder... a little slow through Boulder (you can bypass on Foothills Parkway) but once past Boulder it should be smooth...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fly eye threaders: anyone use them?

I use the C&F design threaders in low light or on very small flies.... I store mine in a waterproof match case tucked in my sling bag... They're cheap and they float! Available at almost any outdoor...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-24-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By dhaynes
Re: My favorite panfish fly is ......

Caught about 30 bluegills and one small largemouth yesterday. About half on Tenkara with a foam beetle; about half on a 4 wt with a small yellow popper. Small foam beetle on the Tenkara is my...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 05-22-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Tenkara Jam in Hatch Magazine...

Tenkara Jam 2015 | Hatch Magazine - Fly Fishing, etc. (http://www.hatchmag.com/blog/tenkara-jam-2015/7712445)
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 05-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

More Info on Tenkara Jam 2015

July 11-12
Summit Manor
Hereford, MD. 21111

Building on successes in Foscoe, NC in 2014, Tenkara Jam is coming to Central Maryland. Tenkara Jam will feature...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 04-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By dhaynes
Win All Expenses Trip to South Andros

The Mid-Atlantic Council of Trout Unlimited is raffling off an All Expenses Paid Trip to South Andros Island...

Ever dream of bonefishing where the elite masters go? Why not win a three nights,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 04-17-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Summertime Trout: Maryland

Comments above are pretty accurate. See this for a good list of trout streams....
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By dhaynes
Re: White river bugger fly reel/rod outfit?

Here's a story. Take it for what it's worth.

A couple of years ago I bought a couple of the bugger rods when they were $19.95 each (no reel or line) to use for teaching. I took them to an event...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-26-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Event in Hereford, Fishing on the Gunpowder....
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-26-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By dhaynes
Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Tenkara Jam
Sponsored by Appalachian Tenkara Anglers, Great Feathers Fly Shop, and Maryland Trout Unlimited.

Mark your calendars.
...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-06-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,861
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fenwick Aetos Fly Rod

No, I'm not Silver Creek though I am mistaken for him a lot. Hardly a day goes by that, when I'm walking down the street, a car pulls up, the window comes down, and a guy pokes his head out and yells...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By dhaynes
Re: the other rods?

I've occasionally carry two rods fishing streams. Whether it works well or not seems to depend on how you're fishing. If you're the sort of fisher that makes a few casts and moves on, constantly...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-22-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,861
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fenwick Aetos Fly Rod

Aetos

Aetos Dios is translated from Greek into "Eagle of Zeus". There are two schools of thought regarding the origin of this eagle, coming from different Greek legends.

According to Antoninus...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-03-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Looking for help selecting a 6 or 7wt for the C.I. Exam

Was on the same quest... I tried a Ross FW 7wt and never got to the point of liking it. I rejected a Sage Vantage 6wt as not being as fast as I would like. I toyed with a TFO Mangrove 7 wt (really...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By dhaynes
Re: historical angling literatre

A good while back I sent a PM to one of the admins of the forum proposing a forum section on "Fly Fishing History" of which Historical Literature would be a primary source of information and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What happens to the fish after a storm?

Think of it this way... those rivers in the Sierras, Rockies, and Appalachians have been there for tens of thousands of years. They've seen many 100 year storms, many 1,000 year storms and probably a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 12,387
Posted By dhaynes
Re: a foody thread?

Incredibly simple and incredibly good...

1 lb. Chicken tenders... floured and browned, remove
1/2 cup sweet onions, sautéed until tender
enough Chile Verde (Green Chile Salsa) to cover chicken...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Merry Christmas Everybody

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Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,482
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What is the worst fly fishing commercial or movie scene?

I'm thinking a caption contest is in order for the Nixon photo.........:shocking:
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,482
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What is the worst fly fishing commercial or movie scene?

The "coat and tie" thing is petty consistent with the manner of dress of British upper and middle class sportsmen of that era. To find someone fishing on private chalks streams without a coat and tie...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Two of the same rod ?

In the household we have a number of duplicate rods... a couple of inexpensive ones for instruction but also some higher end rods.

My wife fly fishes as well. It generally works like this. I'll...
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