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Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,922
Posted By geordie41
Re: Age of folks on the forum

45 yrs young.
the first fish I caught on a fly was with a cheap bait/spinning rod ,trotting a fly under a bridge on a small stream in the Lake District England when I was a young boy. Took me a...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-29-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By geordie41
Re: Rods that have a garrison bamboo taper feel?

Sorry to disappoint you but no is the answer ( in my opinion)
. Which rod did you try ie builders name? You may have better luck with glass rods there's a forum for the guys that are nuts on glass...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By geordie41
Re: Time for a rebuild

Been there, 7 yrs ago when I was 38 yrs young. 7 yrs later going strong no real problems . If I could offer you one piece of advice it would be take heed of what you're cardiologist tells you and do...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-25-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,894
Posted By geordie41
Re: 2016 5 WT Shootout

After reading many of your posts on the forum I trust your opinion above the chaps that have produced the latest 5# "shootout "( no disrespect meant to those guys) . I have heard various opinions...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-20-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By geordie41
Re: 6'4" or 7'1" rod??

Silver creek I get what you are saying and Joes videos are interesting ,
However the small stream in Wales and indeed a couple over here in OZ it is impossible to use a 9ft rod just to many...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-19-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By geordie41
Re: 6'4" or 7'1" rod??

Different strokes for Different folks I guess
I have a 6 ft 6 boo rod (3#) and love it for tight water. I do have a 7 ft 4# but use that on more open streams . Last summer I fished a lovely little...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By geordie41
Re: I'm at at total loss, what does mean?

Good to hear Fred ! My mum has just gone through a similar experience, don't rush things, take your time mate the river ain't going nowhere. You'll be white water rafting in no time :D
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By geordie41
Re: I'm at at total loss, what does mean?

Strange indeed Fred ! pleased your back home I guess that means your on the mend after going to hospital ,nothing serious I hope . Look after yourself Fred!!
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By geordie41
Re: I'm at at total loss, what does mean?

Did you get burgled Fred :mad:
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,678
Posted By geordie41
Re: Fishing With Forum Member

Sounds great I would also love to spend some time on the water with yourself mate.
A few months ago I hired a young lad from Montana as a kitchen hand he's backpacking in Australia,quite a shy...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,678
Posted By geordie41
Smile Re: Fishing With Forum Members

Thanks Fred !!!
What a great offer, very kind of you.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,678
Posted By geordie41
Re: Fishing With Forum Members

None yet! But if anyone is coming over to Australia give me a shout, one day I hope to get to the US I really would like to catch a wild brook trout in a mountain stream and spend some time in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By geordie41
Re: Speaking of sales.......

Some great deals ! Shame the Aussie dollar is so low , this time last year it was on parity with the Greenback now it's worth less than 70 cents .:mad:
Forum: The Cost of Traveling To.......... 01-05-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By geordie41
Re: What is a great fishing trip?????

Recently I have been spending some time on a new favourite stream about 5 hrs north east of Melbourne . A lovely little stream that gets very few people fishing it ,one of the main reasons is its...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 970
Posted By geordie41
Re: Coming Clean Pt. II: hairwing530 UNLEASHED!!

Wonderful news Jerry !
So pleased for you and your family . Really fantastic !!
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By geordie41
Re: Merry Christmas

Well its Boxing Day morning here (6.30am) ,we weren't able to have a BBQ yesterday because of a state wide fire ban .we managed to cook our seafood indoors .this morning it's raining with a cool...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 632
Posted By geordie41
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone !
From a hot and sunny Australia .tomorrow I will be sipping ice cold beer in my shorts and tee shirt cooking shrimp ,crab and lobster on the Barby!! Hope you all have a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 969
Posted By geordie41
Re: Does local matter...?

I think people are happy to pay for quality , I don't get the idea of buying cheap flies from Asia Africa ect. Most of us spend thousands on our rods ,reels, waders, lines ,leaders ,tippet ect ect...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-20-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By geordie41
Re: Lights, River, Action!

Depends on your budget, I wouldn't swop my 6ft6 3# bamboo for any other rod for fishing the conditions your asking about . Superb for casting at close quarters and so much feel with a fish on . I am...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,153
Posted By geordie41
Re: Coming Clean...

Jerry
Enjoy Christmas with those closest to you ,I am sure you will overcome this latest setback, wishing you well from across the waters. May you enjoy many years to come get well soon and for...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-15-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By geordie41
Re: Xmas new rod

As I mentioned in the Bamboo section a Massimo Tirocchi 7ft 4#
Every year I treat myself to at least 1 Good rod usually Bamboo, a Christmas present from me . I use the money that I would have spent...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 12-12-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By geordie41
Re: Silk Lines

Phoenix make a nice silk line , I often fish with silk lines and find the maintenance no trouble but a line winder does help .simply take the line off the reel at the end of the day let it dry dress ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By geordie41
Re: Put fishing here at the top of your 'bucket list.'

Very Little private water, but you do pay more for your license as a non resident of NZ.
But hey don't believe all you see and read there are no trout in New Zeland not worth going really, move...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 12-11-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By geordie41
Re: Massimo Tirocchi bamboo rods

On a recent trip to the little #%*%# river ( a small stream in NE Victoria) the chap I was fishing with hooked and landed a 6 lb carp on his 3# boo , over in Australia carp are an invasive species...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 12-11-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By geordie41
Re: Massimo Tirocchi bamboo rods

Hmm photo bucket won't let me uploaded any photos,something to do with my "zip code" or lack there of, I tried my post code Australia zip code but no luck.:mad:
Ok I will get my son to help !!
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