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Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fishing Wrist watches

Amen, brother..... had mine over 10 years and it works fine....
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,301
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Is Tenkara a fad?

First response to question was naaah. But then I wondered.. I hear the word fad used a lot but was not sure exactly what it meant.. So I looked it up on wikipedia... Here's what I found.

A fad is...
Forum: Fly Rods 06-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Cortland GRF 1000 5/6

The FS and the GRF are greatly different beasties with significant differences in performance characteristics... If price is not an issue, put both in your hand and see which you like best.....
Forum: Forum Polls 06-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,343
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What do you consider a "caught" fish?

Earlier in the thread there was a mention of the Long Distance Release...

About a year ago I posted this on Facebook..

At lunch I had the time to read some John Gierach. I discovered that over...
Forum: The Lodge Den 06-05-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 218
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Joni's Birthday

Happy Birthday, Joni..
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 06-01-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,549
Posted By dhaynes
Re: June Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Damned chair harder to ride than a mechanical bull!
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara vs. Cane Pole?.......

Interesting discussion..... Like the original post, I am asking this out of ignorance...

One comparison has been between WalMart Cane Poles and the pre-graphite, cane rods used in Japan. The...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-29-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By dhaynes
Re: TFO Pro series 69$ good deal?

Its a decent enough rod and pretty good price. I would argue that you should overline it... if its a 5wt, try it with a 6 wt line.
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Favorite Writers Of All Things Outdoors?

Would like to mention Tim Cahill, a very fine writer for Outdoor Magazine. His articles are collected in books: "Road Fever", "Hold the Enlightenment, "Jaguars Ripped by Fliesh", "A Wolverine is...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Steal of a deal

Know the feeling.. I ran across another Craiglist deal... Guy was selling a 6' Scott SVS, 3wt for a reasonable price.. But we dickered around on price and he came down a fair amount. Then he told me...
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-26-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Anyone wanna play?

Just an idea... but how about encouraging entrants to use "found" photos rather than heavily digitally edited or composed photos... Puts everyone on the same footing. Emphasis would be on what you...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Steal of a deal

Two years back I saw a Craigslist ad and answered it... From a guy who needed some quick money, I picked up a St. Croix Avid 3wt with a Battenkill Bar Stock reel and rio line, and a Sage LE 8 wt with...
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-24-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Caption this

Feeling lucky, Punk?... C'mon, make my day!
Forum: Member Introductions 05-17-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Hi from Norway

Here's a simple solution I found for posting photos... First, install DROPBOX on your computer. It will create a folder called PUBLIC. The files in Public are URL addessable. Copy your photo files...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By dhaynes
Re: "Must Have" books?

I'm prepping a college level course loosely organized around the Ecology of Streams... Fly fishing is the "river that runs through it" so to speak... Here's a list of material I've read in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What's missing?

A really nice app, and one that is easily doable, would be a data base of trout related insects driven by an intelligent systems process. Type or select observable characteristics and the engine...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-11-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By dhaynes
Fishing Prognostication for Front Range Streams

Watching the evolution of winter storm Zephyr on Weather Channel and am wondering about fishing conditions for the Front Range near the end of June. We'll be in Boulder the 3rd week of June and we're...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Colorado guides

If you want to venture west a ways, contact an old friend -- Dave Budniakiewwicz -- at Minturn Anglers.. They have shops in Minturn and Vail.

Minturn Anglers - colorado fly fishing guide david...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Visiting USA

A short drive from Riverdale, NJ.

Tight Lines Fly Fishing - NJ's most complete full-service fly shop! (
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,113
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Wristwatches What You Wear And Why

Wear an old Timex Expedition, too. God only knows how old it is; I can't remember when I bought it. But, as they say, "it has taken a licking, and has kept on ticking".
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 04-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,011
Posted By dhaynes
Re: April Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

I'm telling ya, Gladys, they'll just jump in your arms if you'll be patient...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Lost fly rod

Sorry about your loss.... hope it works out for you..... I've lost lots of little things on the river -- more sunglasses than you can count, a fly box, nippers, forceps, flotant-- you name it-- but...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Remember your first time casting?

A while back I posed a bio.. it contained this section about learning to Fly Fish in my teens, circa 1968.

I donít think I saw more than two fly fisherman on the river during those days but...
Forum: Fly Rods 04-05-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By dhaynes
TFO Mangrove Evaluations

Was at a "Rep Day" sponsored by a local fly shop. Had the opportunity to cast a 7wt. TFO Mangrove. I really liked the way it cast and it felt lighter in the hand than its actual weight suggests. I've...
Forum: The Fly Cast 04-05-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Woolie Buggers and Slower Rods

Try this link... McCauley Lord gives a pretty good description of the cast... better than I can in a short space..

The Belgian Cast | MidCurrent (
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