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Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By runningfish
Re: New england spey cast clinic ?

Now that is an initiative. I wished I could afford to join it.
Forum: Pacific Southwest Today, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By runningfish
Re: The Local Stream

The nearest stream or creek to me is the Lytle Creek, and it was painful to see the condition of it when I was there about 2 months ago. It showcasing the drought and the human impact to it's...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,154
Posted By runningfish
Re: Just Curious: How Many Fly Rods Do you Own

Yeah right for the Boy Scouts...so that is your pick up line eh, Todd?

currently I have 5.

6'6" 3/4wt Eagleclaw Featherlite glass for the van.
9' 4wt Zenith
9' 8wt Zenith
10'4" 6wt Beulah...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 393
Posted By runningfish
Re: Two Hander or not......

I wished I didn't delete the videos of me practicing with several rods when I was just starting out........a year ago. There were some ok, good, ugly and painful casts in those videos. I really...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By runningfish
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By runningfish
Re: Indicator line

Silver Creek, that is an idea that I should entertain. I have some powerpro braided line 50# in blood red that I can probably twist and make a 2ft indicator.
Forum: Flies and Fly Tying for Spey Fishing Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By runningfish
Re: What Are You Tying & Fishing?

Nice,
So much better than my San Juan worm.
Forum: Fly Lines Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By runningfish
Indicator line

Just out of curiosity are indicator lines like Rio Indicator II and others function the same as fishing with the bobbers :ranting3:? ops..indicators:D.

I am fond of fishing with the bobbers when...
Forum: Fly Lines 10-28-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By runningfish
Re: PVC vs Polyurethane

I am a line stepper period.
One thing that I really noticed from the Polyurethane lines are they can survive being stomped repeatedly. I fished small ponds casting behind tall grass and standing...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 10-28-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By runningfish
Re: Some MORE Cortland Fly Lines

I will take the SYLK WF5F. $25 including shipping right?
PM me your email for paypal.
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 10-28-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 393
Posted By runningfish
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 10-28-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 393
Posted By runningfish
Re: Two Hander or not......

yeah, I learned it the painfully way. I must add, blown anchor and forced forward cast can caused that too.
I got hit most of the time on the left side of the head. Care to sample a sloppy cast...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By runningfish
Re: Got some new used glass today!

Yeah, the wet diaper is piling up and it is time to pay for the property tax too on my end. The vintages surely looks very economical and before you know it you might have a museum of classic rods...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-28-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By runningfish
Re: Got some new used glass today!

Itchmesir, anything to save 50cents :D
Yeah, I saw the exchange rate on NHK news broadcast this morning.
The thing is, I don't need it now now, dunno about tomorrow.:rolleyes:

Sorry for...
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 10-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 393
Posted By runningfish
Re: Two Hander or not......

It's a FAD.
Just kidding.
The rod, shooting head, running lines, T tips, etc are very confusing at the beginning. I tried countless 2 handed rods in 3wt~6wt class in different lengths and prices as...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-28-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By runningfish
Re: Got some new used glass today!

I am getting one through my best friend a Japanese guy. He used to work in the same building where the fly store is located. I might going to have it mailed to me or pick it up next year in Tokyo....
Forum: Spey Rods and Switch Rods - Fly Fishing Tackle Talk! 10-28-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 393
Posted By runningfish
Re: Two Hander or not......

None of the above for me.
I jumped in head first and never resurfaced. I enjoyed the learning process including a couple of good whacks on the skull.
Forum: Fly Rods 10-28-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 342
Posted By runningfish
Re: Got some new used glass today!

I am happy for your Ponycarman.
I am heading to different direction and looking into a Japanese Glass rod straight from Japan.
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-27-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 523
Posted By runningfish
Re: Ebola in Northern Maine?

Stay away from the planes, cruises and tour buses.
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By runningfish
Re: Last Known Picture of Cousin Bill

Almost a slam....for the bear.
Forum: Fly Reels 10-25-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By runningfish
Re: It's dumb question time...

I too liked to get bigger size reels for the same reasons as you and comeonnav.
Except for my Allen Kraken III reel that I took to BPS to spool, I spooled the rest of my reels myself.

I put...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,314
Posted By runningfish
Re: Strike Indicators or Not

I actually just bought the Loon Biodegradable putty after reading good reviews about it. I need all the help to catch some fish.
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,314
Posted By runningfish
Re: Strike Indicators or Not

Ard, you are so wrong on this one.
It takes a lot of skills and big lungs capacity to fish it without blinking while holding your breath. :D
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Gel or powder type floatants

Thank you all for the recommendations, I am still going to use the Gink gel that I have since I am now better educated with it. I am also going to get either that Frog powder or the Shimazaki.

By...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,314
Posted By runningfish
Re: Strike Indicators or Not

I started without the bobbers, but now I am fishing with them when I need them especially in and around weedy water.
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