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Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 200
Posted By runningfish
Re: Happy Holidays Boys and Girls!

Happy Holidays everyone, it was a good year and I learned a lot from you guys. Stay safe and drink some Kool Aid for your cabin fever.
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 12-23-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 229
Posted By runningfish
Re: Spey Casts Up Close;

Yeah, the key is exercise :exercise: I can strip the line faster than a fish can swim. :rolleyes:

Ia.trouter, that is why I encouraged you to record your practice, I could see a lot of fundamental...
Forum: How to Spey Cast - Technique and Advice 12-23-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 229
Posted By runningfish
Re: Spey Casts Up Close;

Now you've watched how the pro was casting his a spey rod. Wanna have a peek on how a newbie cast his tiny switch rod?

#Link removed by user#

This video was recorded on my first practice using...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-21-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By runningfish
Re: stubborn butt cap.

William, I misunderstood your email. Got it corrected...i hope. thank you.

I think I won't change anything since I like the way it casts now.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By runningfish
Re: stubborn butt cap.

I was about this.. close to use a lighter.
However, I had to push the cap with the intention to destroy it to be able to get it out.
fyi, I just finished testing the 5wt blue halo with all the...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By runningfish
Re: stubborn butt cap.

Yes, hot and cold 3x then I used a small screw driver covered with masking tape I put the shaft in my armpit and pushed, pushed, pushed and a success.
thank you ia.trouter
Forum: Fly Rod Building 12-21-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By runningfish
stubborn butt cap.

This is what I get from not following "the plan".
I started to assemble my first build and pretty excited to get going with the reel seat and the grip. Every thing clicked and checked, mixed the 15...
Forum: Other Gear 12-21-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

+1 to what Ranger said about Kayak.
I just got the tube delivered today so I can't comment on it. However, fishing from the kayak, especially a long kayak like Ocean Kayak Trident 13 needs to have...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,074
Posted By runningfish
Re: Bargain Hunters!

+2 to what jjaram said.
It is hard to beat Sierra Trading, just be patience and wait for the 80%-85% discount with $.99 shipping.
Forum: Other Gear 12-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

I am sorry, the tube is the same as yours, it's the Outcast fish cat 4 deluxe not the fat cat. The fat cat is too expensive.
I didn't know that the fins were included, oh well more for me.

When I...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 12-19-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By runningfish
Forum: News & articles for discussion 12-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By runningfish
Re: How much water California needs to end drought

I haven't been backed to San Francisco for awhile. Well last Thanksgiving, I finally driven up there and was really surprised by the water level of San Andreas Lake west of the 280. I could remember...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 430
Posted By runningfish
Re: Troubleshooting the cast...

D, use a camera and record it.

I put a tripod and mounted a camera to record my double hand casting and posted on the speypages for other to see. You should ask you daughter or use a tripod and...
Forum: Fly Lines and Tippets etc. Classifieds 12-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,248
Posted By runningfish
Forum: Other Gear 12-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

Well, using the very rudimentary negotiation skill (begging), I managed to get the Outcast fat cat deluxe with some discounts and 2 day free shipping. Hopefully with the approval of the residence...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 483
Posted By runningfish
Re: over-sock ?

I have that pair for wet wading and will use them to over sock my wader socks when I am float tubing with plastic fins.
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,146
Posted By runningfish
Re: float tube fins?

Ranger, I stopped by a Sport Chalet that has a diving school and picked up a pair of Deep See Pulse Fin Diving fins for $49.
I live in Inland Empire where a windy day can turn into a blustery day...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 483
Posted By runningfish
Re: over-sock ?

Is that making your boots heavier?
Forum: Other Gear 12-18-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

I watched 2 youtube videos last night of guys demonstrating the seat assembly. in one of the the videos a guy had 2 big bags one for the tube and one for the foams. I might opted the more expensive...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,146
Posted By runningfish
Re: float tube fins?

Thanks Ranger,
boy they are expensive, but looking really good.
I have the Keen Water sandals that will do the job and a pair of neoprene wet wading socks to go over the waders stocking.
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,146
Posted By runningfish
Re: float tube fins?

sorry to revive this thread but I need to know if the Scadden can be used without the wader boots.
Forum: Other Gear 12-17-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

Well, I've come to a decision to get the Outcast Fish Cat 4 LCS for my first tube and I think I can go and pick it up at my local BPS store. As always, thank you for all the inputs guys.
Forum: Other Gear 12-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

thanks rip, now I am going to install a backup camera on the float tube.

by the way, are the fins used for float tubing the same fins use when snorkeling? Will they not create too much underwater...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By runningfish
Re: Fishpond Nomad Mid Length Net - how to carry

+1 to what TS47 said.

When I am using my Patagonia Atom Stealth sling pack, I attached the magnetic net release on the D ring on the sling pack. The net position will be next to my left foot when...
Forum: Other Gear 12-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 591
Posted By runningfish
Re: Float tubes

I had a pair of goose (mommy and daddy perhaps, I don't know) chasing me away when I paddled my kayak into a cove. Man, they were very aggressive and I lost the fight.
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