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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By runningfish
Re: Good Fishing Gloves?

They look very sleek. I thought they were snowboarding gloves.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By runningfish
Re: SteapandCheap.com has fly fishing today

thanks, I nailed a brand new pair of Mizuno Sayonara running shoes. The old Mizuno pair is now fishing shoes.
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 533
Posted By runningfish
Re: Up and Down locking reel seats

like always, excellent explanation silver.
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 533
Posted By runningfish
Re: Up and Down locking reel seats

I should have dropped a reel once or twice already, although I also turn the reel seat upside down when mounting a reel.

Any take on the swing weight or center of gravity?
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-25-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By runningfish
Re: Caught this on the UK 'Mother Board.' Brillent.

I am glad there is no Thou shalt not drink Kool-Aid.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By runningfish
Re: Orvis Superfine Touch on sale

I grabbed the 5wt 7'6" Free shipping today from Orvis and put my glass rod building project until next summer. I have a good feeling that the 5wt will be the quarterback in the team. This purchase...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By runningfish
Re: Good Fishing Gloves?

that steelhead gloves could be the answer for winter fishing. I just wished that the cuffs are longer. But they look legit.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By runningfish
Re: So this is why I can't catch big fish...

And now the Cavemen are into insurance too.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 533
Posted By runningfish
Re: Up and Down locking reel seats

Classy.
The first part that caught my eyes was the cork reel seat.

Edit: Why a lot of glass rods and bamboo rods have Hardy reels paired with them?
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 533
Posted By runningfish
Re: Up and Down locking reel seats

I guessed the up or down locking configurations are more toward one's preferences although they are also important in balancing the rods. 95% of my rods are graphite with up locking reel, and all of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 533
Posted By runningfish
Up and Down locking reel seats

Are there advantages and disadvantages in using up or Down locking reel seats? What makes a company or a builder to choose one type over another.
Forum: Member Introductions 11-24-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 124
Posted By runningfish
Re: New Memebr from Norther CA

Welcome to the forum Craig, and don't listen to Eastfly66 about the Kool Aid.
The more you drink the better we all feel.

:welcome:
Forum: Pacific Southwest 11-24-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By runningfish
Re: Fly Fishing around Carlsbad CA?

There is Lake Cuyamaca a bit inland from Carlsbad.
I've never fished it but it was reviewed by the South West Fly Fishing magazine as an all species lake, including the sturgeons.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By runningfish
Re: Good Fishing Gloves?

I have several pair of gloves.
an old pair of fingerless Sun Shades, I bought a pair after I saw Aaron Martens a pro bass fisherman wore them in his tournaments. I liked them a lot and although the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By runningfish
Re: Davy Knot and Double Davy Knot

+1 on Turbineblade,

I used Rapala knot when I fished with baitcasting setup casting the Rapalas and never used it when I was using a fly.

I think the secured clinch knot is the strongest knot...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 11-22-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By runningfish
For sale: Airflo Sixth Sense 8/9 NIB

I have too many new 8wt line.
Airflo Sixth Sense Floating WF 8/9 Pale Peach New in box $35 paypal ship conus. note: they come without no loops on both ends.
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 761
Posted By runningfish
Re: What flavor was your Kool Aid?

slip,
I am a sucker when it comes to indicators or bobbers. I need all the helps to know when a fish strikes.

if grtlksmarlin is collecting floatants, then I am collecting bobbers. I have almost...
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-21-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By runningfish
Re: The new 'tower room heater' in my office.

thanks guys.
I think I have a ceramic heater that I can use. I am going to buy a Costco humidifier also for the little boy's room since it gets pretty dry here during the colder months.
Forum: Fly Rods 11-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By runningfish
Re: Any Black Friday Rod Sales????

I have a better idea, I'll keep your credit card(s) in a secure location until it is over.
Forum: The Lodge Den 11-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By runningfish
Re: The new 'tower room heater' in my office.

A stupid question straight from the balcony.

Is it cheaper to go with electric small heaters for individual rooms or the regular house centralize heating? I hate to heat up empty spaces too,...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 11-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By runningfish
Re: SoCal Surf @ El Segundo

+++
Jacob is very knowledgeable for being so young and Dean will bring out his CFO collection if you ever mentioned click and pawl reels.
There used to be a guy named Kevin a certified instructor...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 761
Posted By runningfish
Re: What flavor was your Kool Aid?

OR.......you can't have a line without the rods and reels. I bought a Japanese Fiberglass rod Kabuto 7033 just because I had 3wt Orvis superfine line still in the box untouched. That was an expensive...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-20-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By runningfish
Re: Orvis Superfine Touch on sale

Tried the 1wt about 2 months ago, caught a lot of things on the roof top. brilliant, absolutely brilliant.
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 761
Posted By runningfish
What flavor was your Kool Aid?

I must admit that I've drank gallons of kool aid with cyanide after taste since I decided to try fly fishing.
My last sips of the kool aid were joining the 2handed and fiberglass rods bandwagons....
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,191
Posted By runningfish
Re: Allen Fly Fishing - New Give Away

#10 and 5 surgeries, my final answer.
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