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Forum: General Discussion Today, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: How Dry Flies Float

Silver, wouldn't turbulence create a shear to the surface tension and make things more dynamic?

Great explanations by the way. Thanks.

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Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Spool size, new to fly fishing, help!

Welcome, hope you stay around and ask a lot of questions.

As ts47 said, check with Orvis.

One additional thing, it's a rod...not a pole ;)

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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Unplugged, Unleashed & Prepping The Gear...

congrats and best of luck. hopefully you wont be needing a rear view mirror on the water.

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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Length of four piece rod tube

thats 81.28 cm to you non US folk.

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Forum: Fly Rods 06-16-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Tom Morgan Rod Co. for sale (Ret.)

April 2014 I ordered a rod and was told they would build in 2015. I think Shotgunfly ordered one about the same time. February of this year they took my deposit for the build. I saw Tom and Gerri...
Forum: Fly Reels 06-12-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Looking Ross CLA 3

A couple of months ago I was cruising through the Bargain Cave at a local Cabelas - just for kicks - low and behold they had a couple of Ross CLA reels there. Now, I needed another reel like a hole...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 06-09-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Last week in the north woods

Now that's the way to do it. I enjoyed the story and the photos. I have a plan to hit one of the Brookie streams in Northern Minnesota this summer in the same way...too bad work keeps getting in...
Forum: The Lodge Den 06-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Utah fly Goddess Birthday

Happy Birthday Joni.

Not certain of circumstances, last I heard you were seriously injured. I sure do miss both you and Mojo.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 05-31-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21,803
Views: 373,124
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

atmosphere >>>ambiance

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Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 485
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY jERRY !!!

Add another. Happy Birthday Jerry!

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Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,444
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: The Phantom Punch and An Early TKO...

Jerry, I'm as dumbfounded as the rest of the group. White light and prayers coming your way.

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Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Flies for Colorado

Dave, your a long time lurker and first time poster I see :welcomean

I would suggest you bring everything you like but stop in at a local fly shop and ask "where the fishing is good and what are...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-11-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Looking to get into some new glass

A lot of fiberglass fly fishing affectionados feel Cabelas CGR is a great rod at the price point - I have not used one and have no opinion one way or another but you may like to check it out.

If...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Laugh of the day - not FF related

I think Putin is one of the most dangerous world leaders out there, not some one to be made light off. Although he does look a great deal like Dobby from the Harry Potter movies.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 04-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21,803
Views: 373,124
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

fed>>>agent
Forum: News & articles for discussion 04-06-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Great Lakes Smelt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M17IQLOAmc

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Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What's "high end", "mid-price" & "low end"?

It appears to me we have two discussions going simultaneously. We are confusing price with quality, although they go together hand in hand sometimes one runs ahead of the other - and to further...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-31-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: What's "high end", "mid-price" & "low end"?

I'll tend to agree with Mikel but tweak it a bit:

low <$300
mid $300 to about $550
high >$550

my opinion

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Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: New addtion

Congratulations! and I'm happy things worked out - much better to be relieved than grieved. Best of luck to you and yours.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,946
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Stickers and your Fishmobile

No stickers for me. The thing I worry about is someone stealing my fishing spot.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Tactics for blown out or muddy creeks?

Actually, because the light travels through the water and back out for your vision to pick it up, in the water visibility is twice as far as the depth you see.

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-26-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Llamas on the llose

well...you made me laugh. Who knew those beasts were so illusive?

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Forum: The Lodge Den 02-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21,803
Views: 373,124
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

munimula >>> earthling
Forum: Fly Rods 02-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: Thomas & Thomas 9' 6wt

" I realize I'm like the 16 year old with a learners permit, buying a Porsche. Right now I'm thinking I'd rather have one or two really good rod/reels than 6 or 7. But you know how that goes!"
...
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-22-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21,803
Views: 373,124
Posted By BigJim2x
Re: new one word

clever >>> girl
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