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Forum: Fly Rods 08-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Winston GVX Special 9 ft 8 wt

I have a 9' 8wt GVX - the iteration prior to the special. I use it for steelheading and it works fine for me. It bends pretty deep and casts well. Playing the fish it has good feel in the handle....
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Why the extra tip for bamboo fly rods?

My understanding is that back in the day (think 19th century) each tip had a sightly different action - one for dries and one for wets. The two tip became tradition and is done today because "that's...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: How Dry Flies Float

Silver, wouldn't turbulence create a shear to the surface tension and make things more dynamic?

Great explanations by the way. Thanks.

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Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Spool size, new to fly fishing, help!

Welcome, hope you stay around and ask a lot of questions.

As ts47 said, check with Orvis.

One additional thing, it's a rod...not a pole ;)

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Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Unplugged, Unleashed & Prepping The Gear...

congrats and best of luck. hopefully you wont be needing a rear view mirror on the water.

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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Length of four piece rod tube

thats 81.28 cm to you non US folk.

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Forum: Fly Rods 06-16-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Tom Morgan Rod Co. for sale (Ret.)

April 2014 I ordered a rod and was told they would build in 2015. I think Shotgunfly ordered one about the same time. February of this year they took my deposit for the build. I saw Tom and Gerri...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-12-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Looking Ross CLA 3

A couple of months ago I was cruising through the Bargain Cave at a local Cabelas - just for kicks - low and behold they had a couple of Ross CLA reels there. Now, I needed another reel like a hole...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-09-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Last week in the north woods

Now that's the way to do it. I enjoyed the story and the photos. I have a plan to hit one of the Brookie streams in Northern Minnesota this summer in the same way...too bad work keeps getting in...
Forum: The Lodge Den 06-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Utah fly Goddess Birthday

Happy Birthday Joni.

Not certain of circumstances, last I heard you were seriously injured. I sure do miss both you and Mojo.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 05-31-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22,114
Views: 383,678
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

atmosphere >>>ambiance

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Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 537
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY jERRY !!!

Add another. Happy Birthday Jerry!

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Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,515
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: The Phantom Punch and An Early TKO...

Jerry, I'm as dumbfounded as the rest of the group. White light and prayers coming your way.

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Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Flies for Colorado

Dave, your a long time lurker and first time poster I see :welcomean

I would suggest you bring everything you like but stop in at a local fly shop and ask "where the fishing is good and what are...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-11-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Looking to get into some new glass

A lot of fiberglass fly fishing affectionados feel Cabelas CGR is a great rod at the price point - I have not used one and have no opinion one way or another but you may like to check it out.

If...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Laugh of the day - not FF related

I think Putin is one of the most dangerous world leaders out there, not some one to be made light off. Although he does look a great deal like Dobby from the Harry Potter movies.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 04-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22,114
Views: 383,678
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

fed>>>agent
Forum: News & articles for discussion 04-06-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Great Lakes Smelt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M17IQLOAmc

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Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What's "high end", "mid-price" & "low end"?

It appears to me we have two discussions going simultaneously. We are confusing price with quality, although they go together hand in hand sometimes one runs ahead of the other - and to further...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What's "high end", "mid-price" & "low end"?

I'll tend to agree with Mikel but tweak it a bit:

low <$300
mid $300 to about $550
high >$550

my opinion

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Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: New addtion

Congratulations! and I'm happy things worked out - much better to be relieved than grieved. Best of luck to you and yours.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,012
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

No stickers for me. The thing I worry about is someone stealing my fishing spot.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Tactics for blown out or muddy creeks?

Actually, because the light travels through the water and back out for your vision to pick it up, in the water visibility is twice as far as the depth you see.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-26-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Llamas on the llose

well...you made me laugh. Who knew those beasts were so illusive?

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22,114
Views: 383,678
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

munimula >>> earthling
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