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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-04-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By dhaynes
Re: Revisiting Tenkara?

So what did you settle on?
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-04-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Revisiting Tenkara?

When Tenkara was first introduced, long, flexible rods were the order of the day. But as its popularity has grown a great variety of rod types have emerged. The Kieryu style you mentions is generally...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Darned glad I'm 3,000 miles away from this mess

In the bullseye... semi-officially, Towson got 27 inches but with the high winds drifts were much deeper. My neighbor shoveled out my front door so I could open it.... Lot's of snow to move!!!!
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 12-02-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,772
Posted By dhaynes
Re: New to Tenkara

Good choice.. and I'm sure you will enjoy it...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 11-19-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,772
Posted By dhaynes
Re: New to Tenkara

A couple of points:

1. There are a number of shops in the Denver/Boulder area that stock Tenkara Rods... A short trip should allow you to put one in your hands so you don't buy blind.

2. The...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-06-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,536
Posted By dhaynes
Re: My Dad's old Cortland GRF 1000...

I have a Cortland GRF 1000 sitting in the back of the closet. This discussion has inspired me take it out and fish it tomorrow....

Thanks
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 08-17-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By dhaynes
Re: the lillian - why not a loop?

There's a couple of ways to do this... Many tenkara anglers like FUJI EZ Keepers attached to the butt section of the rod.. retract the rod and wind the line on the keepers. Others like to use the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 08-07-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Spending a week around Smith Mountain Lake, VA

Use Google Maps and search for Philpott, Virginia... Smith River.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-28-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara rod grip length? and other questions.;

For one source of Tenkara blanks and other building supplies, see John Cianchetti's Tenkara Customs...

Tenkara Customs (http://www.tenkaracustoms.com/)
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-30-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,938
Posted By dhaynes
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 06-30-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Road info needed from Denver airport to Este Park

As others have mentioned, you have 3 choices.

1. 470 to 36 just south of Boulder... a little slow through Boulder (you can bypass on Foothills Parkway) but once past Boulder it should be smooth...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 06-14-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fly eye threaders: anyone use them?

I use the C&F design threaders in low light or on very small flies.... I store mine in a waterproof match case tucked in my sling bag... They're cheap and they float! Available at almost any outdoor...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 05-24-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By dhaynes
Re: My favorite panfish fly is ......

Caught about 30 bluegills and one small largemouth yesterday. About half on Tenkara with a foam beetle; about half on a 4 wt with a small yellow popper. Small foam beetle on the Tenkara is my...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 05-22-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,938
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Tenkara Jam in Hatch Magazine...

Tenkara Jam 2015 | Hatch Magazine - Fly Fishing, etc. (http://www.hatchmag.com/blog/tenkara-jam-2015/7712445)
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 05-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,938
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

More Info on Tenkara Jam 2015

July 11-12
Summit Manor
Hereford, MD. 21111

Building on successes in Foscoe, NC in 2014, Tenkara Jam is coming to Central Maryland. Tenkara Jam will feature...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 04-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By dhaynes
Win All Expenses Trip to South Andros

The Mid-Atlantic Council of Trout Unlimited is raffling off an All Expenses Paid Trip to South Andros Island...

Ever dream of bonefishing where the elite masters go? Why not win a three nights,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 04-17-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Summertime Trout: Maryland

Comments above are pretty accurate. See this for a good list of trout streams....
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By dhaynes
Re: White river bugger fly reel/rod outfit?

Here's a story. Take it for what it's worth.

A couple of years ago I bought a couple of the bugger rods when they were $19.95 each (no reel or line) to use for teaching. I took them to an event...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-26-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,938
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Event in Hereford, Fishing on the Gunpowder....
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-26-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,938
Posted By dhaynes
Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Tenkara Jam
Sponsored by Appalachian Tenkara Anglers, Great Feathers Fly Shop, and Maryland Trout Unlimited.

Mark your calendars.
...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-06-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,367
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fenwick Aetos Fly Rod

No, I'm not Silver Creek though I am mistaken for him a lot. Hardly a day goes by that, when I'm walking down the street, a car pulls up, the window comes down, and a guy pokes his head out and yells...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By dhaynes
Re: the other rods?

I've occasionally carry two rods fishing streams. Whether it works well or not seems to depend on how you're fishing. If you're the sort of fisher that makes a few casts and moves on, constantly...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-22-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,367
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fenwick Aetos Fly Rod

Aetos

Aetos Dios is translated from Greek into "Eagle of Zeus". There are two schools of thought regarding the origin of this eagle, coming from different Greek legends.

According to Antoninus...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-03-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Looking for help selecting a 6 or 7wt for the C.I. Exam

Was on the same quest... I tried a Ross FW 7wt and never got to the point of liking it. I rejected a Sage Vantage 6wt as not being as fast as I would like. I toyed with a TFO Mangrove 7 wt (really...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By dhaynes
Re: historical angling literatre

A good while back I sent a PM to one of the admins of the forum proposing a forum section on "Fly Fishing History" of which Historical Literature would be a primary source of information and...
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