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Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Need to get some new waders?

LL Bean Warranty is Hard to Beat

A couple of guys I fish with have had their leaky waders replaced by Bean after wearing them a couple of years.

It sounds like a no brainer!
Forum: Fly Reels 01-27-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,843
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Need some opinions on a reel please

I picked up a Orvis BBS last season when they had the free extra spool offer. Turned out to be a great deal in my opinion. The real is very light. I believe one of the lightest reels available that...
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-20-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By mikesalmon
Composting Toilets

Hello:

Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with composting toilets. I am considering purchasing one and I am trying to find out from people that have actually used them.

I need to...
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-21-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,465
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Putting a face to the name

Here I am in living at your request with a nice little salmon that I release after the picture was taken this summer. Tight Lines to All, Mike
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

I know it is a deal that is hard to pass up. I got a few days before the sale is over. Just gotta decided which way to go.
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

Do you change spools much?
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

Currently I am using an old Crystal River Royal Coachman Reel model 2104 it weighs in at about 8-9oz then add the backing and line and I am into 11-12oz. It has a disc drag that works fairly well. I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

I know I have seen some people complain about the o ring mounting system with the Lamson. Have you had any issues when changing spools and so on.
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

The more you look the more confused you get. So many choices!!! And the thoughts of spending money on something that I won't be happy with scares me as well. I guess I have commitment problems plus...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

I looked at some of the Orvis items The BBS III & IV seem to be in the weight I would like to have 5oz or less. They have a good deal right now, Free Spool with purchase of reel. I did read some...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

What do you think about Scientific Angler System 2L Reels.
The 67L weighs 4.3oz and will hold 125 yrds of Backing with WF7F Line.
or
The 78L weighs 4.7oz and will hold 120 yrds of backing with...
Forum: Atlantic 01-16-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Bluenosers

Been a member for about a year or so. I have not visited alot since I joined the NS Fishing site though. I was poking around the other day looking for the proper balance to a fly rod and reel combo...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Rod and Reel Balance

Thanks for the input so far.

My problem is there is no Fly Shop in my area to test cast. The closest shop is 4 hours away and I do not think they have a spot to test.

I have no problem casting...
Forum: Atlantic 01-14-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Bluenosers

Cape Breton, I believe I have seen your posts on the NS fishing fourms.

Tight Lines , Mike
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,906
Posted By mikesalmon
Fly Rod and Reel Balance

Hello:

I have yet to commit to a new reel for my Sage SLT-790. I am currently using a reel that I find heavy for it and I find my arm gets a little tired with this setup.

My question is should...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,803
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: polarized sunglasses- what color lenes best for fishing ?

I wear prescription glasses.

I have a pair of prescription polarized gray and a set of polarized clip on that are brown or amber to go over my standard prescription.

I do find that there seems...
Forum: Atlantic 05-01-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,190
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: coming to halifax for vaction in may

I am not familiar with fishing in the Halifax area. My suggestion is for you to contact "Fishing Fever" in Halifax. Their info can be found on the internet. They are a fishing store and their staff...
Forum: Forum Polls 05-01-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,745
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Eat that fish, or release it?

I would have to say that 95% of the fish I catch I Release.

I am not a fish eater but I do enjoy fishing.

I have many family members that enjoy a few fish on their plates so I will...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-30-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Anyone use a Sage SLT?

I just purchased an SLT 9ft 7wt 2piece but I have not had a chance to use it yet because the season has not opened in my neck of the woods.

I can't wait to give it a try and I will let you know...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,622
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: River lake trout fishing in Quebec

Wow! Would love to be there. What a Treat. Great Story, Great Pics.

That's what fishing is all about.

Tight Lines, Mike
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-30-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,535
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: SEA RUN BROOK TROUT (Anadromous)

Once again great images and a great link for patterns.

I think I will have to try a couple of these on the Margaree River and see if I can't catch some good size speckles.

Season Starts Soon!!...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-28-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Classic Salmon Flies

Beautiful Flies for sure.
I don't think I would want to fish one.
I would be afraid that a fish may take it on me.
They are works of ART.

No problem with the english site using firefox.
...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-28-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,535
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: SEA RUN BROOK TROUT (Anadromous)

Nice Trout. Great Pics.

I am in Nova Scotia and we have some nice Brookies as well but normally most of them seem to be in the 8 to 11" size range. With some odd larger ones being caught.

What...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: Fly Fishing Gone Wrong....WAY WRONG!

Sick Video!

It looked like a Green Highlander or Cosseboom Salmon Fly.

At least they caught something. The Barb must have been pinched

I'm Glad I were Glasses!

Tight Lines, Mike
Forum: Atlantic 03-28-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,391
Posted By mikesalmon
Re: miramichi River Report

For sure New Brunswick has had it share of Winter this year. It Might be May before you get to the River.

The Salmon season does not start until June in Nova Scotia, wish it would open sooner...
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