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Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 03:17 PM
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Posted By imxer
Re: The Three Word Story;

Our real intelligence
Forum: The Lodge Den Yesterday, 03:14 PM
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Views: 261,279
Posted By imxer
Re: new one word

-----------Jack
Forum: Fly Rods 07-22-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,793
Posted By imxer
Re: The Shimano Beancounters Just Wrecked Loomis

Hunt,

Nicely said, +1 on the entire post. :)

Paul
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By imxer
Re: First build

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Here are some comments by Gary Loomis, one of the early Graphite rod builders.

"Loomis began by...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-21-2014, 05:26 PM
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Views: 261,279
Posted By imxer
Re: new one word

-----------below
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-20-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By imxer
Re: First build

Why not look for a local rod building class at a Fly Shop, school etc that has a qualified instructor for your first build. Some mistakes can't be redone and you are less likely to make them with...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-18-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,793
Posted By imxer
Re: The Shimano Beancounters Just Wrecked Loomis

John,

Hate to break the news but you have some competition. Our Grandson just turned 13 and is going to a Kids Flyfishing Camp this Summer, gave him my GLX 6wt, 4pc. Want to get him started on...
Forum: Fly Rods 07-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,793
Posted By imxer
Re: The Shimano Beancounters Just Wrecked Loomis

If you guys are looking for a Loomis that is discounted / without a warrantee
look on ebay. Just be sure you get approval upon receipt, aka "return privilege" :)
Forum: Fly Rods 07-13-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,886
Posted By imxer
Re: G.Loomis to Sage?

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Stick with Steve ( Rajeff ).:)
Forum: Fly Lines 07-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By imxer
Re: Fly Line's life expectancy

Still asking: Anyone know what it costs to make a tapered fly line? :confused:
Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 813
Posted By imxer
Re: What fly did you catch your first trout on?

Yellow bodied Grey hackle. :)
Forum: Other Gear 07-01-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By imxer
Re: Something Added At The Cabin, Gear Sorta;

Hi Ard,

Does Hewitt freeze over in the winter? Good looking dock, hate to see the ice destroy it. Or do you plan to pull it ashore when the ice moves in?

Paul
Forum: Fly Rods 06-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,357
Posted By imxer
Re: Does made in USA matter?

Am still of the opinion that the guy who designed the rod is more important
than where it was made etc. :)

imxer
Forum: Fly Rods 06-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,268
Posted By imxer
Re: On the idea that using UL fly rods demonstrates "expertise"

Turbine

"Oddly, these rods didn't exist until very recently"

Don't know what your idea of "very recently" is but it seems to me there have been 2&3 weight rods around for quite awhile.

I...
Forum: Northeast 06-01-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By imxer
Re: Beginner looking to fish in the city

BOSTON Bunch,

You might check to find out if there is a Fly Fishing club in the area. It has been my experience that there are usually several members who will provie advice, assistance,...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-29-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By imxer
Re: 5/27 Beaverkill River Browns taking March brown dries

Walter,

So do I wish there was a video!

We were teenagers and it didn't even occur to us to ask for a receipt. As I recall Harry gave us a discount.
Still have 3 of the flies.

We...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 05-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By imxer
Re: 5/27 Beaverkill River Browns taking March brown dries

Walter,

Thanks for starting this thread. Brought back memories of fishing the Beaverkill three Springs (45-46-47) in the 1940's with friends.
You were using March Browns, a fly we used...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By imxer
Re: Favorite Writers Of All Things Outdoors?

Jack O'Connor
Corey Ford
Charlie Brooks

Good thread! :)
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By imxer
Re: What Would My Grandpa Think....??

LG

Enjoyable thread. As your Grandpa said. "You can do just about anything with a good 6 weight." You said, "that seemed true at the time. What has changed?"
Nothing has changed.
As a Dad...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,427
Posted By imxer
Re: G Loomis "IMX" line of fly rods.

Dean

Hope you will be posting pictures. :)

Paul
Forum: The Fly Cast 05-12-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By imxer
Re: The basics of a double haul

Welcome to the Forum!

Practice , Practice , Practice

Have you checked youtube for demonstrations & tips? :)

Paul
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By imxer
Re: Help with carry on rod tubes

fq13

I always put two rods in one tube by reversing one, in other words have the reel seats at opposite ends, they usually will fit into the average tube. Talking about the fabric covered ...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,341
Posted By imxer
Re: 6-Weight Renaissance

For about 10 years I fished one rod, a 2 piece IMX 8.5' , 6wt.It was adequate, and then some, for nymphs, streamers dries and whatever else I asked it to do.
I have always thought one reason the...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-02-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,148
Posted By imxer
Re: Who Makes Who's Rods?........

All Loomis fly rods are made in Woodland, WA USA :)

imxer
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 04-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By imxer
Re: Green River Fishing Plans go Awry!

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Larry,

All's well that ends well.
Ditto on the 6wt. :-)

Paul
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