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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-18-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,052
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Best movie you've seen in the last 6 months?

We saw the live shorts last weekend and the animated shorts thursday that are nominated for the awards at the Cedar-Lee Theater in Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Next we will start on all the full length...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-17-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,052
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Best movie you've seen in the last 6 months?

We just saw the animated "shorts" tonight that were nominated for the Academy Awards---"The Cow That Wanted to be Hamburger" was my favorite.
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-10-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 676
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Is Anyone NOT Watching Football???

If the river was open (which it wasnt this year), i would go steelhead fishing because there were no crowds. This year we went to Key West and booked dinner at a nice restaurant during the game but...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-21-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,910
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Orvis fly rods

I broke a 7wt SSS rod slamming it in a door the day before I was going to Belize so I went to the shop and couldn't find anything in the Orvis line and ended up buying a T & T that suited me just...
Forum: Fly Reels 12-18-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Fly Reel Favorites: Cork versus Composit Drag Systems

I like Hardy's pawl/spring for trout but cork for the bigger stuff--Abel and Tibors.
I like the idea that i can look at it in short order, not that it ever needed anything but a little neetsfoot...
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By shorthaul
Re: saltwater reel drag question

Add an Abel super 8 to MP's list---Its done very well for me with gelspun backing and a 10 wt line.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,553
Posted By shorthaul
Re: What Was Your Best Experience This Season?

The best experience for the year was on the east side of Cape Lookout and having an 30-40# amberjack follow a crease fly 3 times all the way to the boat. On the 4th cast it followed again but with my...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Solder as a "weight" on a fly?

No Kimkim---the green spool says: Buss Fuse Wire 1/2# 3 ampere

Made by: Bussmann mfg div
Mcgraw-Edison co
St.Louis 7, Mo

It seems to me that we had 2 different...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Solder as a "weight" on a fly?

I bought a spool of lead fuse wire that works very well for weighting flies. 3 amp is about right. I split it with a friend and after 20 yrs i'm getting down to the bottom of it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,167
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Amish Poachers?

Wt bash---we just had a speaker at out local fff group from your T-U group.
He mentioned the battle with the Ohio DNR about posting a no kill regulation.
The state wont help stock or donate cash...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 11-01-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,787
Posted By shorthaul
Re: New NRX fly rods from G Loomis sweeping the awards

Im back---albie conditions werent the best but i did manage to hookup a 30# amberjack on a big crease fly---woohoo:D

I was severely undergunned with a 10 wt but it was fun to watch it eat the fly...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 10-20-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,787
Posted By shorthaul
Re: New NRX fly rods from G Loomis sweeping the awards

I just bought a 10 wt NRX that I will be taking to Cape Lookout at the end of the month ---It does great on land and I'm sure it will live up to the hype with a clouser on it.

Mike
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By shorthaul
Re: lake erie mayfly hatch!!!

The bigger ones are hex and i think the smaller mayflies are brown drakes, They usually hatch separately but they came off at the same time this year. They both generally hatch at night the times...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,060
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Hardest Fighting Fish

Amberjack, Permit, Jack Cravalle, False abacore (actually in the mackeral family) or any tuna are about as tough as anything around that regularly eat flies.

A couple years ago , we were over...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-30-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By shorthaul
Re: The Animas - Durango Advice.

I fished the Deloris below the dam a few years back it was pretty nice---went with a guide from Duranglers.
Forum: Fly Reels 04-23-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,694
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Why the spare spools?

i never buy spare spools--i have spare reels and i have also carried spare lines on saltwater trips in ziplock bags as well as shooting heads--spare spools make sense to me if you dont have a spare...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-15-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By shorthaul
Re: 4/13 lots of steel!

hi Joni-
My highschool friend lives in Grangeville and the Clearwater runs through his ranch--They did have a pretty good run of fish--a couple weeks ago he said they counted 400 fishermen in 7 or 8...
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-15-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 14,428
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Whatcha listenin to?

they are coming to our area soon---thanks fyshstykr--- ill look them up

saw the Steep Canyon Rangers (bluegrass) a few weeks ago---and the guitar player is a flyfisherman---very good!

John...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Scott or TFO?

Me too on the Scott---They are a quality product.
Forum: Fly Lines 02-26-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Sharkskin line

I have used a 10 wt magnum and cant say enough good things about it----it does everything they say.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By shorthaul
Re: 10wt line recommendations

I put a Sharkskin on my 10wt Scott s3s after my intermediate line got damaged while albie fishing---It was very impressive! It did everything well and gave me a few extra feet of distance.
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-31-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By shorthaul
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Forum: The Lodge Den 01-26-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 62,530
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Putting a face to the name

Weekend before Thanksgiving '08
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-25-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,621
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Flatwing help

Heres a few flies tied for speckled trout and false albacore tied with flatwings.

Mike
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-24-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,621
Posted By shorthaul
Re: Flatwing help

Lately ,I've been tying a variation of a clouser/half and half with a flatwing for schoolie stripers and albies. The flat wing with the lead eyes moves easily as the fly sinks---they look better in...
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