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Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By ib me
Re: 5 Weight Bass Flies?

I started with a 5 wt & love the rod weight,as I grew in flyfishing I learned the limits of my 5 wt.When I chase big bass I throw 7 wt with big flys but I still have my 5 wt with me. All the posts...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 813
Posted By ib me
Re: What fly did you catch your first trout on?

:) A green woolly bugger fooled a fall fish on the Doah
:D Dennis
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,086
Posted By ib me
Smile Re: Solo canoe Fly fishing?

:D I have fly fished out of my OT 119 K for years & love the boat. You can stand in it but it isn't stable I bought a set of stabilizers for it & now I stand & fish more than I set & cast. I have...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By ib me
Re: First tenkara trip

:D I know what you mean its just automatic the one problem I had was what to do with my left hand I didn't need it to strip.I also found out I could cast with my left hand a lot easier no changing...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-22-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By ib me
Re: First tenkara trip

My rod is the 12 ft Iwana I had a 13 ft floating line with a 6 ft leader of 5x material
:D Dennis
Forum: Other Gear 06-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By ib me
Re: Pontoon Features - What's important?

You might want to look at the boats from the Creek Company the are well made easy to set up & handle well,you set up a little higher which makes casting better ,you stay drier, the wind can be a...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-22-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By ib me
First tenkara trip

:D I finally got a chance to fish a local pond I caught some gills & a few bass the best one was a 11in.bass.I learned several lessons 1 don't rush the cast when I did the line would pile up,2 when I...
Forum: Other Gear 06-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By ib me
Re: Simms Headwaters Sling

I have the patagona atom sling & love the bag plenty of room & a water bottle holder also.You might want to take a look at them.
:thumbsupu Dennis
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By ib me
Re: fly fishing a river

:D I fish my rivers casting at an angle up stream following the line down past me once past me I let it line come tight then a slight pause before starting my back cast.
...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By ib me
Re: folding net

:D thanks guys I don't keep brookies to pretty I made a dehooker & it works great I'm thimking small net to help control the fish for some pictures then back into the water
...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-03-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By ib me
folding net

:rolleyes::) I've been thinking of picking up the Simms folding net that tenkara bum sells,Has anyone tried this net??
Thanks for your in put Dennis :)
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-18-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By ib me
Re: What length bass leader

:D Well you can go with a 6ft.to 9ft Bass Bug Taper leader or just buy a roll of 8lb stern & be done with it. I have used straight mono for years with no problem
:D...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By ib me
Re: Introducing myself...

:welcome: Thanks for your service Army I'm retired Navy 2 tours Nam,Desert Storm,Desert Shield. You have some fish there Congrats.If you make it to Va I'd be proud to buy you a drink 7 do some...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 05-02-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By ib me
Re: It's Here: 1st Tenkara Rod

:thumbsupu You picked up the same one I did Congrats.I'm sure you will like it :D Dennis
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,569
Posted By ib me
Re: Fish Mortality Rate with 1 & 2 Wt Rods

One thing great about this site is a can of worms can be opened on any topic & a lot of good comments are brought forward.I hope this continues there is a wonderful bunch of people here & I have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,569
Posted By ib me
Re: Fish Mortality Rate with 1 & 2 Wt Rods

After reading all the post's all I have to say is a lot of good points were brought up. & I have nothing of any value to add.If the use of ultra lite rods offends you to the point of worrying about...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 04-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By ib me
Re: Perfect Tenkara fly box...

Man that box is to nice to use It is GREAT
:thumbsup: Dennis
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 04-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By ib me
Re: Tenkara rod prices?

The new rods from Tenkara USA are going for around 200.00.The line about 25.00 I have a floating & sinking line,The line holder is about 5.00 each.Most of the flies you have can be used with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By ib me
Re: Wow Patagonia (new Atom Stealth pack on the way)

I have had a D Stealth pack for several years & out of all the bags I have I use this one the most.I have added a way to carry a rod tube all it took was some streach cord a little sowing & some cord...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By ib me
Re: Great day on the water playing Hookie from work

:thumbsupu Now that's the way to play hookie CONGRATS on a great day
:frogdance Dennis
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,336
Posted By ib me
Re: who keeps a flask in thier gear and whats in it?

:) When I do carry a flask it will have American Honey (its made by Wild Turkey),or some Crown. Lately I just have a beer in the cooler waiting in the jeep when the trip is over
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By ib me
Re: Where are you?

Me I'm in Va. Shenandoah valley come & enjoy some brookie fishing in the blue ridge & bass fishing on the james,new, & Shenandoah rivers
:D Dennis
Forum: General Discussion 02-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By ib me
Re: Good day today...new toys and gear

:thumbsup: I have had a Pat.sling pack for several yrs. It's the best bag I have bought & I have a bunch of bags & packs.Like most people trying to find the perfect bag. I think I found it.It...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By ib me
Re: Recognize Each Other ?

For me if I plan on meeting someone at a show etc. I always wear my Retired Navy ball cap. That seems to make it easier
:thumbsup: Dennis
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 01-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By ib me
Re: Shennandoah NP

If you are going to pack in I would do Big Run around mile marker 80 or so. Its about a mile or so down.Find a good site & enjoy a full day on the stream it is well worth it. If you want a couple...
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