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Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,560
Posted By rockthief
Re: Anyone ever deal with newtyer1

No. I fell for one of his sob stories. I thinkit was the one about having sold all of his gear so he could visit his dying daughter who had cancer. It was all bogus. I have given away many...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-15-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,560
Posted By rockthief
Re: Anyone ever deal with newtyer1

I sent him a new reel with line and backing. He complained about it, then sold it for a good sum a few weeks later. Pure scum.
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,560
Posted By rockthief
Re: Anyone ever deal with newtyer1

I'd forgotten about that Indonesian rod. I no longer rmember the story about it. Count yourself fortunate. Take care of it. Burn sage and incense. Pray. Do something to change the mojo.
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Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,295
Posted By rockthief
Re: A question for the fun of it ?

While I have many fine fiberglass, graphite, and bamboo rods the first rods that came to mind are myFenwick FF70 and my Sceptre (Hardy/Fisher) 7' rods. The Sceptre wins in a fairly close race. It...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 273
Posted By rockthief
Re: Animals for material.

I like racoon fur for tails and wings on streamers. Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Forum Polls 12-08-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,962
Posted By rockthief
Re: Do you buy or tie?

The therapeutic value I reap when I tie flies is priceless. The ritual involved in tying is beautiful to me. Buying flies is just a purchase of a good which is fine but it's not the same. If I...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 11-28-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By rockthief
Re: Paying it Forward

Every time I give away some rods and reels I discover that I am the one richer for it. Now isn't that interesting? :)
Forum: Fly Lines 11-25-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By rockthief
Re: What line for my spare spool?

Yes, practice and fish some before you invest in a line for the spool. When you are ready I recommend looking at the Teeny Weight Forward Mini Tip. They are quite useful. They cast well as do...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-22-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By rockthief
Forum: Fly Tying Articles 11-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By rockthief
Re: How to tie the DENDIF

Never would have considered white chenille. I like it. Thank you for the tutorial. Of course I will have to tie it with many different colors.
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By rockthief
Re: Good purchase or not?

User reviews from various forums are overwhelmingly positive
Forum: Fly Reels 11-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By rockthief
Re: This is a GREAT reel

Good assessment of a decent reel. I fish mine on a Berkley fiberglass 5 wt.

I see you are from Maxbass. Guessing you know Lake Metigoshe really well. Beautiful country where you live.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 10-15-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 643
Posted By rockthief
Re: Should I go cheap on the first build?

Practice. Buy a cheap blank, spinning or fly, from a thrift store. Strip it of components and practice wrapping and aligning guides. Time is short. Buy the blank you desire, build it, then fish...
Forum: Fly Lines 10-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By rockthief
Re: Medium priced lines

Mike Barrio
Hook and Hackle

Both quality and useful lines
Forum: Fly Rods 10-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,295
Posted By rockthief
Re: What further advances in rod design are possible?

Oh my! Blessings to the little dear.
Forum: Fly Lines 10-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By rockthief
Re: Shadow Lines

Neat thing is that you can order a custom line in colors you choose. Some guys order the tip one color and the rest of the line a contrasting color. Fun. THey are not great lines but they are...
Forum: Fly Rods 10-04-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,295
Posted By rockthief
Re: What further advances in rod design are possible?

haha, you guys are good - made me chuckle and think a bit. Now I am going to fondle my 70 year old Heddon for awhile :)
Forum: Fly Rods 10-02-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By rockthief
Re: American Made

JP Ross is another good one
Forum: Fly Lines 10-01-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By rockthief
Re: I just want a red or orange fly line! Where to find?

they work fine

I have a red and a purple and a couple others. The colors are not bright.
Forum: News & articles for discussion 10-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By rockthief
Re: Sometimes you have to kill "everything" to save something.

We might be at the point where our efforts to amend what we have harmed only make the situation worse. That is one sad state of affairs.
Forum: Fly Rods 10-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,295
Posted By rockthief
What further advances in rod design are possible?

I have many fly rods, bamboo, graphite, and fiberglass. My oldest rod is a Heddon bamboo from the 1940s and my newest is on a Great Bay fiberglass blank I had custom made a few years ago. Don't...
Forum: Fly Reels 09-29-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By rockthief
Re: Anyone have any info?

You don't have to fish a seven witgh that reel. Fish it on whatever rod it balances with.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-09-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By rockthief
Re: I'm coming home!

1. Welcome home :)

2. All that white stuff - whoa!

3. Welcome home :)
Forum: Fly Reels 08-06-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By rockthief
Re: Ideas on a new setup

Welcome, and jaybo is right on. Can't lose with those fine Hardy reels.
Forum: Fly Reels 07-28-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By rockthief
Re: Old reels needed for Boy Scouts

PM me your mailing address and I will send you several reels with lines

Paul
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