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Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 10-06-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pierce652
Headed to Cudjoe Key, FL. Need some help

My mother rented a condo for a month at Venture Out Resort in Cudjoe Key, about 19 miles from Key West. They are bringing her boyfriends 24 foot center console. They invited us and were going Oct...
Forum: Atlantic 07-26-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By pierce652
Re: Heading to Cape Breton this July

We head up this comming friday. Im trying to decide on gear. Im thinking a 3 wt, 5 wt, a 9 wt (in case of salt) and a spinning rod for good measure.
Forum: Atlantic 03-11-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By pierce652
Re: Heading to Cape Breton this July

I will definatley hold you to it. I know we talked before the trip last year and I caught hell from my wife for not looking you up as we hit the causway.
Forum: Atlantic 03-10-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By pierce652
Re: Heading to Cape Breton this July

Wow..this is a blast from the past. Yes I did get to CB that summer and got to fish Middle River. Unfortunatey it poured rain for 5 days just before we got there so I had no luck on the Middle. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By pierce652
Re: went to Cabelas

Surfin...just so that you know, waders purchased in the Bargan Cave have a 30 day return policy since they cant test them prior to sale. If they leak just bring them back.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-16-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By pierce652
Re: Cased Caddis

thanks Cliff, that sounds like a good idea and Im going to give it a shot. This thing looked very real, as if you turned over a stone in the river and it was hanging onto the underside...except it...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-16-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By pierce652
Cased Caddis

I was at the Orvis store the other day and was poking through their flies. They had a cased caddis fly that was simply sand glued to the shank of the hook. It was incredibly realistic. The employee...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By pierce652
Re: Trout Bum Diaries Vol. 3

I bought volume 1 yesterday but havent had a chance to watch it yet. Maybe tonight.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By pierce652
Re: A message that I'm taking with me the next time I go to the stream

An employee at a local shop said it best...gear doesnt catch fish it catches fishermen.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By pierce652
Re: A message that I'm taking with me the next time I go to the stream

That is an excellent proverb. One that I should really work on too. Thanks for passing it along, I too will pass it on.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By pierce652
Re: Trout Bum Diaries Vol. 3

Yup. Those are the ones. Its a tough life they lead.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By pierce652
Re: Got a new rig today

Frank, I think that is a good rule to go by. By no means am I putting the rod down for others who may like it. It wasnt for me. This is my 5th rod and while no two rods feel the same this one just...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By pierce652
Re: Got a new rig today

Actually it was a 3 Forks. Thats what bummed me out too was that I read some reviews and most were positive. I will say that at the store the first one I picked up and looked at I lightly tugged on...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By pierce652
Got a new rig today

For the past few weeks Ive had it in my head that I wanted to play with a 3 wt. Stopped by the Cabelas that recently opened and picked up a cheapo combo. That night I dry casted in the front yard. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By pierce652
Trout Bum Diaries Vol. 3

Is anyone else looking forward to the new TBD video comming out next month? This time they went to Mongolia and there is supposed to be some great footage of them nailing Taimen. Taimen are the in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By pierce652
Re: June Trout Bum Diaries Winner

Awsome. I just received the video yesterday and watched it. It really makes you want to grab your gear and run out the door. Thanks...you made my day.
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By pierce652
Re: Ever had : "Never had a bite"

This is one of the wonderful things about this passtime, at least for me. Even when I get skunked Im still thinking about what I can be doing different, tweaking...etc. I try not to get upset. Ive...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By pierce652
Getting ready for the big trip

We leave next wednesday for Cape Breton Nova Scotia to visit the in laws. The upside to this trip is the condition that if we go I am able to fish whenever and as much as I want. Not that I have...
Forum: Other Gear 05-24-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By pierce652
Any experience with William Joseph Stripping Basket?

Looking into a stripping basket but dont really want to make one myself. I saw the WJ basket, the collapsable one that looks like a lumbar belt and was wondering if anyone tried one out. They are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By pierce652
Re: finally! my 1st fish on a fly!

Congrats on the first catch. Everyone is right that you should stop and think about how you worked the line when the fish came on. Being new I know its easier said than done because of the shock of...
Forum: Atlantic 05-10-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By pierce652
Heading to Cape Breton this July

Were heading up to CB this summer for our annual trip. However, this is the first time I will be bringing fly fishing gear with me, so the trip may actually be productive. Wondering if anyone knows...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-07-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By pierce652
Re: Ahhhh, Panfish!

This may be a very stupid question but how do you fish a nymph in a pond? Short slow strips?
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-26-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By pierce652
Re: Looking to match a reel

I should also add that I will be bringing this rig up to Cape Breton Nova Scotia as well.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-26-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By pierce652
Looking to match a reel

I just got an Orvis HLS RM 9'6" 9w and am looking to match a reel. There is an extremely good deel on a Lamson V4, which is rated for 10w rod, but I am wondering if you think it would work with the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,376
Posted By pierce652
Re: Do you need an expensive reel ?

I have the mid arbor Battenkill on my Orvis 9' 5wt. Do you need it? Not where I am. The average trout is a couple pounds. Dont get into the name...Get a reel with a good drag system and you will...
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