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Forum: Fly Rods Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jgentile
Re: Fly rod brand of choice: Bamboo rods

I chose "other". The reason being is that I am thinking of acquiring my first cane rod and there is a very, very good husband/wife team here in town (Tufts & Batson). I can handle, inspect various...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,644
Posted By jgentile
Re: What have you been tying today?

Ted, that is a killer tie sir!
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 02-24-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,644
Posted By jgentile
Re: What have you been tying today?

Too much time at the vise. Need to feed my vice and get back on the water. Gonna field test this tomorrow.

Cheech Leech 4 in the back and a size 2 jig hook up front....
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 02-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By jgentile
Re: Winter Fishing at Taneycomo

Way to go guys!!! Warriors. You two must have cast iron constitutions, 'cause just reading about all that fast food is making me cramp up.

I love winter fishing as well. Dress for success,...
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 02-15-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By jgentile
Re: Taneycomo trip with Son

Thanks for sharing Rick. Sounds like you two had a blast.
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 02-14-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By jgentile
FS CBarclay 7'10 Special Edition 5wt

For sale is a like new CBarclay 7'10" 5wt. special edition. The rod is in mint condition. The tube has a smudge on it. This rod features a unique cigar grip that is very comfortable and has been...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-10-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By jgentile
Re: Mendability

Rip here is over lining his 8wt. IM6 graphite, in order to get that "spring" he wants and it is obviously working for his intended application.

I have no scientific evidence to support his...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-06-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By jgentile
Re: Owl's own the night, some times the day.

ahhhh, the great outdoors. That's what those runners get for being in shape!!! If it happened to me I would have taken off like a bat out of hell in a full out sprint.
Forum: Fly Reels 02-06-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By jgentile
Re: My grandfathers J.C. Higgins 312.31130

Not trying to respond in a flippant manner, but you may want to buy a scale or take it to the post office or even the grocery store to get the weight.

Will it work on a trout rod? Most certainly....
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By jgentile
Re: That’s a good fish…?

Catching big fish or big numbers is always fun, but getting out... that is the best part of all.
Forum: Lower Mid-U.S. 02-03-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By jgentile
Hero or Zero - iSO Ozark Gold

Hero or zero today. I usually avoid the river on weekends at all cost, but birthday obligations with my wife left me no good alternatives. There would only be a short window for a chance at a little...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-02-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By jgentile
Re: Belize - Trip Report

Outstanding! That big honking ass bowl of conch ceviche looks wonderful too!!!
Forum: Great Lakes Region 02-02-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By jgentile
Re: Want To Catch Big Trout?

What dean_mt said... The OP must have edited something as there is only 1 image of an angler who appears to be making a stealthy presentation. That's it. Perhaps it is a Jedi exercise?
Forum: Fly Reels 02-01-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By jgentile
Re: Local Dealer vs online question

Does seem odd. I agree on both sides of this coin. We do need to do our part to support our local fly shops but... They need to continually re-evaluate/re-visit their business model/practice in...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-29-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,644
Posted By jgentile
Re: What have you been tying today?

Hey Tevis,

Nice Instagram page! I like these masks though they aren't made by Fish Skull. My friend at the shop said he didn't care for the Fish Skull epoxy masks as they are in his opinion too...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-29-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By jgentile
Re: Glass Fly Rod

Sounds like you need a Medalist, 1496 (did they make a 1495 1/2?) to complete the outfit. :D
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 01-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 238,644
Posted By jgentile
Re: What have you been tying today?

I'm on an unweighted streamer kick these days.

Joe's Baitfish Boo
http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b489/jgentile3/Baitfish_zps01526039.png...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-29-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By jgentile
Re: Glass Fly Rod

Steve,

If you want to part with that Heddon of yours I'll fish it!!! I certainly understand if you hold on to it for sentiment though.
Forum: Fly Rods 01-27-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By jgentile
Re: Glass Fly Rod

I'm with Shifty :D Re-used but still a good one.

http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b489/jgentile3/IMG_1442_zps09803837.jpg...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-27-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By jgentile
Re: Glass Fly Rod

I love glass. I have two "modern" glass rods, a CBarclay 7'2 3wt. and a 7'10 5wt. I also have Ards old 7'6 Phillipson Master/Beans 6wt. and am about to receive an 8' Phillipson MF80 7wt.

Maybe...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-21-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 717
Posted By jgentile
Re: 3wt for small streams, dry flies and swinging wets.

Late to the party but +1 on what BigJim says. I fished the WI Driftless in late September and most if not all of my dry fly fishing was done with the CBarclay 7'2 3 wt. Size 20 Adams up to 10...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-19-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,548
Posted By jgentile
Re: Need Help Purchasing for Boyfriend - NRX v. Helios 2

Here are a couple of options.

Fishing Bag / Safe Passage Carry It All -- Orvis (http://www.orvis.com/p/safe-passage-carry-it-all/14zx)


Fishpond | Product | Detail | Dakota Carry On Rod Reel...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-19-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,548
Posted By jgentile
Re: Need Help Purchasing for Boyfriend - NRX v. Helios 2

Nice gift, really nice gift!

Since the BF mentioned Sage you might want gently inquire with him to see if he has looked at this:

SALT Series - Saltwater Fly Rods | Sage Fly Fishing...
Forum: Fly Swap 01-18-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,865
Posted By jgentile
Re: Streamer Fly Swap, Fall 2014

Sweeeeeeeeeet!!!!!! So, so very happy here Dean!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 372
Posted By jgentile
Re: Just had another 'Damn it NO! Passing of an old friend.

Fred,

I feel your pain and anguish. I turned 52 less than two weeks ago. An old friend wrote a simple "Happy Birthday" on my Face Book wall. Two days later she was gone. She left this world by...
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