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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 05-31-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Tenkara Lines

Have you thought about making a 12' or 14' length?

My rods are the 13'6" length Amago and Ayu.
Right now I'm using the 12 foot braided line
as my "fly line" and a 3 or 4 foot leader of 4#...
Forum: Youth Fly Fishing 04-26-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: BSA Fly Fishing Merit Badge - idea...

How did it go with your outing? The BSA has come a long way toward training more instructors for the Fly Fishing, Fishing, and Fish & Wildlife Management Merit Badges. More and more Certified...
Forum: Alaska General Discussion 07-26-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Fly fishing options around Juneau, Skagway, Haines, etc?

To bad your not stopping in Ketchikan, the fly shop is right on the pier… within 15 minutes we were hooked up to salmon in a fiver… If I had it to do again I'd take my Tenkara rod and target...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Southwest Montana Fishing Closures

If your fishing with a guide, it shouldn't be a problem… we usually finish our float trip in the middle of the afternoon.
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Fun!

I love the fact that I don't have to mend the line hardly at all with my Tenkara rods. LOL
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 06-23-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,448
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: So You Want to be a Fishing Guide

If you want to see what it's like to be a fishing guide… try this. Get together with your local fishing club and suggest they do a class for the Boy Scouts to teach Fly Fishing Merit Badge.
...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 08-20-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: connecting tippet to level line?

Loop to loop… easy to change leaders.
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 06-29-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Stan Wright
Do not get Grounded by new airline carry on size changes.

Airlines have change the size of carry-on luggage.
It's smaller and your carryon that you've used for years probably won't fit now.

Know before you go.

Don't get grounded by new carry-on...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Luggage sale at Ross

Be Careful… the airlines just change the size of the carry-on luggage.
It's smaller in June.
One store was having a really great sale on their carry-on luggage… I mean they were almost giving it...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 06-17-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,405
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: folding net

The guides on Christmas Island make these to release the bonefish. The wood is soft and it floats if you drop it. ( Hau Bush, same wood the Hawaiians used for the outrigger on their canoes)

I...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 04-19-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Fly sizes, larger fish, and small tippets

I like to fish the braided line and use a 4 to 6 foot piece of 4# test fluorocarbon leader. I fish the Amago 4:6 and the Ayu 5:5 rods and I regularly land fish in the 2 pound range. My largest...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Great Chance to Hold a World Record!....

I remember when the line class records became available... there was a mad rush to fill in all the vacant categories. It was a great way to get more anglers interested in fishing with lighter...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-17-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Furled vs. Single Strand

I just took out all my rods and all my fly lines, both level and braided, and tried them out to see which I liked the best. I even tried different weight and bulkiness flys on each line.

Anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,526
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Fishing chicks?

My wife, then my daughter, and I just got a call from my granddaughter that she's on spring break and could I take her fishing… A few months ago she was complaining that Uncle Chris and Grandpa...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 12-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Stan Wright
Oio, Self Portrait

How do you take a picture of yourself so friends will believe your "fishing tale"?
Attach your GoPro camera to a mangrove root, set it to take a picture every 4 seconds... and
hold your fish. The...
Forum: Pacific Southwest 11-29-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Stan Wright
Hawaii Bass Fishing with Haley

My 10 year old grand daughter wanted to know why Grandpa Stan and Uncle Chris were on TV and had Youtube fishing videos and she didn't. So we took her out one morning a few weeks ago and Chris put...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 11-29-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Tenkara? Is it worth a try? Even tho.....

While on a float trip in Bozeman, MT 4 years ago I pulled out my tenkara rod and was laughed at and teased unmercifully. But let me tell you, even with a 5wt fly rod, after 5 days of "mending" the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By Stan Wright
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-29-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Christmas Island Bone Fish

Looks good to me… Amazing that the sparse tied flys seem to work best there.
Here on Oahu it's big and bushy. LOL
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 11-29-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Stan Wright
Black Friday Fishing

Now this is the way to spend Black Friday.
Aloha,
Stan
:twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-09-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Tenkara Play Day

Because Hawaii is "tropical"... LOL
When people tire of their tropical fish they dump them is streams and ponds... where they thrive.
We probably have more species of tropical fish in our Wahiawa...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-08-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By Stan Wright
Tenkara Play Day

:D

I decided to take my Tenkara rod and just play around with the red devils today. The ultra light tenkara rods are designed for small mountain streams and trout under 12 inches, so I figured a...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-08-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Old or New ?

My tenkara rods are a far cry from the old cane pole, even the bamboo rod my Dad gave me. Even the modern flyrods of today. It's nothing like a Crappy Rod... I like it because it's light and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-11-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By Stan Wright
The Alabama Rig

:D
The lure is called "The Alabama Rig."
It's the newest innovation that's taking the largemouth bass
community by storm. The Alabama Rig is catching so many
fish in the professional bass...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By Stan Wright
Re: Not to start an argument, but...

:)
WD-40 works great... and it's cheap too.

I find using attractants as messy, and prefer to try and "match the hatch".
Take my Salmon Egg patterns that I tie using "dog food brown" yarn to...
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