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Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
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Re: Redington CT: An Absolute Treat

Hook & Hackle Rise. New! - Hook & Hackle "Rise" Fly Line-Hook & Hackle (http://store.hookhack.com/New-Hook-Hackle-Rise-Fly-Line/products/1041/)
Forum: Fly Reels 08-20-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Orvis C.F.O.

In the early 90's Orvis switched the CFO material from cast aluminum to machined barstock. At the same time they introduced a disc drag model, but kept the existing spring-and-pawl models as well. ...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-20-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Orvis C.F.O.

S&S nails it, as usual.

I love 'em. I have half a dozen of them from the "made in England" days, in sizes 123, III, and IV. (Of those, only the III size was retained in the current Abel-made...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Interesting e-mail: Own a rod you've never fished?

1. My father-in-law's old 9' William Mills Standard, built by Leonard. I had it professionally restored, but once it was in fishable condition I found that the boo had lost a lot of its strength...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 08-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Abel Dancing Bears Grateful Dead Series Reels

I don't want it unless they throw in a matching set of nippers.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-18-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Tying with the Divine Proportion in Mind

Interesting insight. I majored in architecture in college and learned all about the "divine proportion" (we called it the "golden mean"), but for some reason it never occurred to me to apply it to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Bargain hunters STP/Backcountry question?

Sometimes I get 2 or 3 different DF emails in the same day, each with somewhat different terms. The price of an expensive item like a quality rod or reel can vary $100-$150 on the same day depending...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Bargain hunters STP/Backcountry question?

STP's discounts vary from day to day, both in the size of the markdown and in the various kinds of items included in the daily promotion. I have noticed that when something isn't moving very well it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: A knock at your door and its a local Church Minister.

He must have trained under the Rev. Maclean: "We lived at the junction of great trout rivers in western Montana, and our father was a Presbyterian minister and a fly fisherman who tied his own flies...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Able Nipper update

Wow, with that kind of discount it's worth picking up a couple of spares!
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-15-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Sierra Trading Post

I bought one a few months ago. It arrived with the outer cardboard shipping tube similarly damaged (although not that badly) but the Hardy factory rod case and rod inside intact.

STP is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Leland fly reels.

I have Leland's Red Truck Diesel 3/4 and it is a very rugged, elegant reel.
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 08-12-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: "The Miracle 100+"

Does this now replace your previous offers like the "fly box 90" and the "memorial box" and the "streamer box"? (And if so, do you still have some of the leftover salmon flies that you were putting...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: cameras for fishing trips

Most of the major brands offer waterproof models like the Olympus Tough that are the best choice for ruggedness and durability, and they let you try your hand at some underwater shots too if you...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-12-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Input needed on new 5wt :)

If I were in your shoes I would look hard at the St Croix Legend Elite, as well as the Winston GVX, which is currently available from Cabela's and other stores at nice discounts.
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Need an 8wt rod that won't break the bank

I would recommend the private-label Signature H2O from theflyshop.com for $270. They are designed to perform like the old Loomis IMX and GLX models (they even used to be called "GL-H2O" until Loomis...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Sinking line ?

All good advice. I might add:

1. Other possibilities would be a nail knot or a loop-to-loop connection using a bimini twist (my favorite, because it allows you to switch lines).

2. The...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Testing Kayaks for Flyakking

I've got a Native Ultimate and it's great for sheltered water. Wouldn't want to use it in ocean chop, though -- it's like a canoe in that it has an open hull and no scuppers. It would fill up in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,211
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Able nipper, what kind of Zinger?

The hell with a zinger. Too much clutter. I have a butler who holds them and hands them to me when I need them.
Forum: Fly Rods 08-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Two Rod Decision: Salmon/Steelies & SALT - 8wt?

I don't want to make a recommendation about one brand or model of rod versus another, because how it feels in your hand is such a subjective judgment. If you can ultimately spend more by spending...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-07-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Two Rod Decision: Salmon/Steelies & SALT - 8wt?

If you want to spend no more than $500 on everything, one 9' 8 or 9 wt will cover both situations just fine. There are lots of mid-price options, but be sure the one you pick has some backbone for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: Worst summer ever..

Apparently it's no better in Canada:

'Mystery' surrounds why salmon aren't biting, outfitter says - New Brunswick - CBC News...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-06-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 183,677
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: What have you been tying today?

My take on the Cutty Sark, one of Gary Tanner's (he's gt05254 here) and Keith Fulsher's favorite Atlantic salmon patterns:

http://i.imgur.com/trmP79n.jpg

Tied on a size 6 hook. I made some...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-06-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 183,677
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: What have you been tying today?

Salmon aren't, anyway. The "Garry" or "Minister's Dog" (I've also seen it called "Preacher's Dog") is a popular Atlantic salmon fly, which was supposedly first tied by a minister using hair from his...
Forum: Northeast 08-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By moucheur2003
Re: From NZ, Moved to Boston - Places to Fly Fish with no car?

Most of the waters easily accessible by public transit are no longer pristine enough and/or cold enough to support wild trout year round. However, the state maintains a good stocking program, and...
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