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Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Kabuto Glass rods

I have to say that the combination of the couple of fiberglass rod threads I've looked at plus that Graywolf rods link and the Ijuin Yomogi rod he offers has me very seriously thinking about trying...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Orvis Customer Service

Was it an "Orvis" shop, or one that had just a few Orvis rods they had? The reason I ask is, to date of the 5 Orvis shops I have been in over the past 20 years (they come and go here roughly every 3...
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Fishing Cameras, what to Look for?....

Well thanks guys....What I'm kind of looking for though are more specs that I can actually say which one stacks up better than the next as I look at what is available. Naturally I'd suspect lens...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 137
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: My burden is lifted!

Good question, maybe it's then "Dad." In any case, congratulations and I'll say a prayer for their successful review!...Oh, and while we're at it, I do have this boil on my backside, any ideas?...
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Help with some Rod Information Please...

Well Riptide, thanks for that. I figured actually that you if anyone would know about these rods.......and if you are saying get a new rod instead of tough it out, I'm going to listen.

I'll...
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Help with some Rod Information Please...

Hey all, I have a friend who has the following rods which he'd like to get some information and impressions on. These are hand me down rods that he has "tried" to fish with for a number of years. As...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Snakes!

:popcorn: Don't mind me, I'm just waiting for Turbineblade to get fired up....

B.E.F.
Forum: Fly Rods Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: You do not pick the fly rod, the fly rod picks you!

Well, though I agree that no one else can tell you what rod is right for you, all I can say is my favorite rod I named "Sugar Booger" for a reason..............Because I picked it.

B.E.F.
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Fishing Cameras, what to Look for?....

Hey all of you that know your digital cameras, I have a rather simple question that might turn out to be rather complex. When looking for a good digital camera for fishing, something compact, what...
Forum: Saltwater Articles Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,044
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: New Flats Fly Lines

Don't take this as gospel so preform your research first....Yet when we were in Tampa late January they were already running direct flights to Cuba as it looks like they have eased travel...
Forum: Atlantic 03-26-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: 800 meter rule

Welcome to the forum Busker.

B.E.F.
Forum: Other Gear 03-26-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 518
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: The Fly Fishing Lanyard - Pros/Cons

Never used a lanyard except with my duck calls, however, the idea of so minimal of a setup is appealing. What I might suggest you consider though is to set up your vest, pack, and lanyard with their...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: floatant for mouse flies?

Deer hair flies like the mouse fly doesn't need floatant in that the guard hairs used are actually hollow....at least that's the way I've always known it to be, and to date have yet to need to use...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Orvis Customer Service

:doh:So NOW you tell me!

I just yesterday sent in my all time favorite rod, a 1995 HLS Bighorn special with very specific instructions: "If it cannot be repaired it is NOT to be replaced,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Just bought a new camera to take pictures while fishing.

Though I don't have that one, I do have a Nikon Coolpix S3500, 20.1mp, 7x optical zoom.....and surprisingly/sadly it is by far the worst camera I have ever had.

Nikon came up with all kinds of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Canceled Events

Unfortunately I believe it is a little more complicated than that...

At least in my area, Michigan, where fishing can be very easily accessed by all, I would suspect that fly fishing has long...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-25-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 634
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Why is it so big?

Well, I spent 5 minutes trying to find a single photo of TP stacked up on a plunger to prove you right, and all I found was a bunch of pics of folks playing that "look tee-hee, we're naughty" TP and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: The Two Reasons Why I Can Live With Tippets...

I'm actually a little surprised Riptide liked this post....I would have figured something so new-fangled would have him suggesting to poke holes in a soup can, dropping your spools in, and using the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Orvis Presentation EXR IV worth?

Whatever you're willing to pay?

B.E.F.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Very bottom of my fly rod handle is crooked, anyone else seen this before?

Don't even get me started....I'll save my tales for another thread...same lines, 1st grader expelled from school.

B.E.F.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 536
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Masked fishermen

Also know the further south you go besides the obvious heat, the sun's angle is more direct and I've found that you'll burn much worse, much quicker without realizing it.....IOW, though you may not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 764
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Very bottom of my fly rod handle is crooked, anyone else seen this before?

Actually, that's pretty cool...I'd consider doing that to a new rod.

B.E.F.
Forum: Western U.S. 03-25-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: salmon-challis Idaho

That is "Trophy Fish" territory. You don't need to go to Montana for big fish. In fact, you'll find the fish out there fight 2x harder than those in Michigan and are usually 2x bigger....and that's...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-25-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By grtlksmarlin
Re: Vacation Ideas

Glacier National Park, Montana....

B.E.F.
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