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Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By jgentile
Re: New Product from Cutthroat Leaders


I'm excited about this new product. I really liked the thread leaders on my graphite rods, but not so much on my fiberglass rods as they prefer a stiffer leader. Any chance you will make...
Forum: Flies 09-05-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By jgentile
Re: Bass Fly that mimics a bluegill

Low Fat Minnow, Bluegill variation... LMB love em.

Tied on a 1/0 Gamakatsu Tarpon hook
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By jgentile
Re: Jersey Shore Future Fly Fisher

and another joins the flock! good job S&S!!!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-17-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By jgentile
Re: WY/CO trip

Looks like a great trip Steve. Did you fish any glass while out west?
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By jgentile
Re: My Uncle and Hiroshima


Thanks for sharing such an intimate story about your family history. My mother who was actually born on the Island of Kyushu told us stories of her and her siblings actually going to...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-10-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By jgentile
Re: Streamer Line Type Selection - Rio Outbound Short

I can't comment on the particular water you fish, but have fished the Rio Outbound short and liked it as it over head casts very well and turns over big nasty articulated streamers with aplomb. This...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By jgentile
Re: Wading boots for wide feet?

I have hobbit feet (8 eee). I recently purchased a pair of RiverTek 2 Boa Boot - Simms Fishing Products ( in size 9. They are...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-13-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By jgentile
Re: Looking to get into some new glass


The Orvis 7'6 4wt. is indeed the sweetheart of their line up. Since you have a generous budget it is indeed well worth the $$ over the Butterstick, which again imo is not the best production...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-06-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,516
Posted By jgentile
Re: This day will be hard to top

Smallie on the fly make me smile! That snapper in the tree gives me the heebie jeebies!
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 05-05-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By jgentile
Re: Feed them meat...

Mike, I was dual wielding that day.
I brought along my 3wt. in hopes of getting a fish to rise on the way back. Alas, the...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 05-04-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By jgentile
Feed them meat...

Haven't posted a report in some time. I've been tying up big meaty streamers lately and seemingly been on an anti-nymphing kick. I took a skunking last week so I derived a plan to fish a stretch of...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 05-04-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By jgentile
Re: Hit the Secret Lake Saturday

Outstanding! Those 'gills are super fat.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 05-04-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,744
Posted By jgentile
Re: Springtime in Wyoming (updated)

I'd say you two nailed it! Great pics and report!
Forum: Fly Rods 04-20-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By jgentile
Re: Fenwick, Lamiglas, Russ Peak, etc...

+1 on itchy's response. Those rods will move quickly on the Fiberglass Fly Rod Forum.

PM sent on the Russ Peak.
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By jgentile
Re: So evidiently I can tie game changers really well but can't fish them....

What kind of line did you have spooled up on both outfits? Big, water retaining streamers imo need a short heavy head to turn them over and get them into the target zone quickly.

On my 7/8wt. I...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 04-15-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By jgentile
Re: My streamers won't swim or orient the way I want them.

Like Rip said... use a non-slip loop knot. This should take care of the "sideways" problem. As far as your streamers swimming "wrong side down", without enough caffeine in me and without a picture...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 04-14-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,879
Posted By jgentile
Re: Streamer junkies!

Indeed is really good stuff. Roll casts better than anything else I have tried, including Rio Outbound short. I have been either using a 9' Rio "Bass" leader 10lb. or a Rio Versi-Tip sinking leader...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 04-01-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jgentile
Re: Fishing in the snow!

looks you two had a tough time roughing it in that itty bitty camper. How ever did you survive? Lol!!!!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By jgentile
Re: Caught a Little One, Today

That's not a hog, she's a Hawg!!!
Forum: Share Patterns 03-24-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By jgentile
Re: Crayfish Patterns?

Larry, that is a small lobster.

Our Ozark waters are full of crayfish. This is what I am tying up these days. I am hoping that the jig hook and dumb bell eyes makes this sit like a real craw in...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-20-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 291,580
Posted By jgentile
Re: What have you been tying today?

Yes it is "Cheech's Low Fat Minnow". I take absolutely NO credit for this design whatsoever.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 03-20-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 291,580
Posted By jgentile
Re: What have you been tying today?

I'm still on a big streamer and UV resin kick these days.
Forum: Driftless Region 03-20-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,949
Posted By jgentile
Re: Itch's Trip Report


Looks cold, but good. It's been awhile since I was there but I really miss it. That Leprechaun was a little creepy. I hope they drink Fat Cow for St. Patty's day up there.

Forum: Fiberglass Fly Rods 03-19-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By jgentile
Re: Kabuto Glass rods

I owned a rod built on a 7'3 Kabuto blank. To me it was on the fast side of glass. Too fast, as it seemed to really like a 4wt. line in my hands. I have heard that the 8'0 5wt. is the sweetheart...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 03-18-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By jgentile
Notellum Creek -- Jewel of the Ozarks

This is one of our wild trout streams. It can get real skinny in the summer months. We just had our own version of "Spring run off" followed by short, intense and steady gully washer. I got there at...
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