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Forum: Gear Reviews 03-06-2009, 08:44 PM
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Posted By dougm
Re: Bamboo Developments

As I am sure you are aware, the business affairs of Angler's Roost is well beyond the scope of a product evaluation. Matters or questions such as this are best left to direct communication between...
Forum: Gear Reviews 03-04-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,383
Posted By dougm
Bamboo Developments

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair
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"Bamboo Developments”©

Doug Macnair


Not so long ago I reported on the efforts of one man to return the magic of bamboo to us – the fly...
Forum: Gear Reviews 04-28-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,684
Posted By dougm
Bamboo: In Resurgence?

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair
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“Bamboo: In Resurgence?”©
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/files/3051-IkeFavor.jpg

I wonder if it’s true … Is bamboo in...
Forum: Gear Reviews 12-06-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,674
Posted By dougm
Re: Sharkskin

The sound of the "wind" whistling through the guides is like all of those things I love about fly fishing ... If you don't like it, don't throw it...

Only a fool would try to discredit a new line...
Forum: Gear Reviews 11-29-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,674
Posted By dougm
Sharkskin

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair:
A Product Update©
Scientific Anglers Sharkskin
Doug Macnair

http://www.landbigfish.com/images/articles/DM-SASharkspin1.jpgWhat can I say? With the advent of...
Forum: Gear Reviews 09-13-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,121
Posted By dougm
Steve Rajeff's Micro Practice Rod

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair:
Product Update
Tim Rajeff’s Micro Practice Rodã (http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/newthread.php?do=newthread&f=60#_ftn1)

Doug Macnair
...
Forum: Gear Reviews 09-13-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,495
Posted By dougm
Re: L2L Reconnect System

Will make that recommendation to Bruce Richards...

Doug
Forum: Gear Reviews 09-08-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,495
Posted By dougm
L2L Reconnect System

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair
A Product Update©

Scientific Anglers L2L Reconnect Leader System --

Has It Gone Full Circle?

Doug Macnair

Sure enough, they’ve done it again … this...
Forum: Gear Reviews 09-08-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,240
Posted By dougm
Re: The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy

Yes -- silent and very very smooth on retrieve...
Forum: Gear Reviews 09-04-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,240
Posted By dougm
Re: The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy

Folks,

Had trouble logging the photos, so if you don't mind, let's try it this way... the first 4 are of the 100 series to include the drag. The 5th and 6th shot is of the Julius Vom Hofe.
...
Forum: Gear Reviews 08-13-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,240
Posted By dougm
Re: The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy

Depending on your line of choice, the 102 will hold about 100 yards of 20# backing ... as for salt water maintenance, I use a rinse (if really dirty), canned air to remove water, WD-40 and a tad of...
Forum: Gear Reviews 07-30-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,240
Posted By dougm
The Finest Reels you can Ill Afford NOT to buy

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair:
A Product Update©
The Finest Fly Reels you can Ill Afford
Not to Buy – “The 100 Series”


Doug Macnair


I’ll bet you’ve never read an article...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By dougm
Re: Waterfalls, bugs, and brookies -- pictures

Fantastic photography ... wish I was 1/2 as good.

Congratulations,

Doug
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By dougm
Re: Need a rod recommendation...

Mojo’s comments are good, and I do love the Diamondglass … however, in really close environs a 6-footer simply won’t cut it, at least in my opinion. That’s why I pointed to dorboR’s little...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By dougm
Re: Need a rod recommendation...

Suggest you take a look at http://www.dorber.com (http://www.dorber.com) and most especially the brunsell "li'l streamer."


Keep in mind that these little rods, 4.5 to 5.5 feet in length, are...
Forum: Gear Reviews 08-06-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,222
Posted By dougm
Re: Airflo's Sixth Sense

Thanks Joni ... I appreciate the good words.

Doug
Forum: Fly Rods 08-05-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By dougm
Re: St Croix Avid vs Ultra - Worth the $100 Premium?

I would recommend you go with the Ultra. The Avid is a fine rod but the Ultra's performance is worth the extra dollars.

It's interesting to note that the St. Croix's Ultra and Elite are two of...
Forum: Gear Reviews 08-05-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,222
Posted By dougm
Airflo's Sixth Sense

Fly Fishing with Doug Macnair:
A Product Update©

Airflo’s Sixth Sense Fly Line


Doug Macnair
http://www.landbigfish.com/images/articles/dm-airfloSS1.gif

It’s not every day that...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-05-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By dougm
Re: Experiences with a Pflueger Trion series rod

Recommend the St. Croix ... The name Pflueger has been around forever, but not the company. The name has been sold several times...

Doug
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-28-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By dougm
Well done and a great service well beyond my...

Well done and a great service well beyond my capabilities ... Thank you,

Doug
Forum: Fly Reels 06-17-2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,260
Posted By dougm
Re: Teton Tioga Magnum Reel

Hi GG,

The Teton should serve you well for years to come...

Doug
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By dougm
Re: Need device to attach fly to leader

Many years ago when the World was young and the Druids still worshiped at Stonehenge, flies were apt to be snelled to a piece of relatively strong 6-inch mono that was finished with a loop.

Why...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,428
Posted By dougm
Re: Fly Line Repair?

Nothing wrong with Zap but I didn't make myself clear... Now that the tear is glued, wrap the repaired line with fine nylon thread just as you would when wrapping the foot of a rod guide; however,...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 06-14-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By dougm
Re: Help me fish S.E. of Houston, TX

Hey Mike,

If I understand correctly, you are talking about the area of the Texas coast that runs from Port Arthur to Freeport. This are includes Galveston and the Bay system as well peninsula on...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By dougm
Re: 2 more newbie questions

Salmo is right on! Both are good questions…

Mending is nothing more than a casting technique for the standard overhead forward cast that delays the belly of the line from overtaking the fly on...
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