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Forum: Equipment for Alaska 03-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,580
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Recommended 44 mag ammo

The best thing is to take a buddy who runs slower than you do.

gutterpunk, back in the 70s the Alaska Fish and Game did some test and decided that Double "0" buckshot was very effective. The...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-22-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Wyoming Grayling

Hi Larry,

I am glad you finely got some of those Grayling. Yours are quite a bit bigger than I ever caught at that lake.

When I was in Alaska I started with dry flies and was never satisfied...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-14-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Vintage Ross S3 Thomas and Thomas Trophy reel with leather case.

Hi kentonmanz,

Thanks for the pictures. I think you have it figured out. It is a Ross Reel made for Thomas & Thomas. To me it wouldn't have any more value than a standard S3. To a collector of...
Forum: Fly Reels 10-13-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Vintage Ross S3 Thomas and Thomas Trophy reel with leather case.

Hi kentonmanz,

I think we can help you with identifying your reel. Could you post a description of the reel or a picture.

Frank
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,136
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Fishing license required for casting yarn?

Hi turbineblade,

This happen to me in Washington state. I bought a float tube and wanted to try it out before Trout season started in this little lake. When I got there a fellow was fishing he...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,466
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: anyone using those new sun protection shirts

In case some of you are not aware of Moshs surgery it is done to remove pre-canceroous/canceroous tissue. My wife has had it twice, once on the back of her hand and once on her arm. The surgeon...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Business Classifieds 06-07-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,028
Posted By Frank Whiton
Allen ATS Fly Rod Review

This review is also posted in the Articles forum.

ALLEN Fly Fishing
ATS Fly Rod Review

With the way the economy is these days it gets more and more expensive to start fly fishing. Some one...
Forum: Everything Else 06-07-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,246
Posted By Frank Whiton
Allen Fly Fishing ATS Fly Rod Review

ALLEN Fly Fishing
ATS Fly Rod Review

With the way the economy is these days it gets more and more expensive to start fly fishing. Some one who wants to give fly fishing a try can have sticker...
Forum: Fly Rods 05-26-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Rod Epoxy Effected by Rain...????

Hi FrankB2,

I would not add the lemon juice. If you do something to the finish beside this problem then you might void the warranty. I would leave it up to Sage to figure out.

Acid rain...
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,466
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: anyone using those new sun protection shirts

Hi Everyone,

During the summer here in Florida you have to have sun protection. I always wear a hat with a cape. I never fish with out it and still use sunblock.

I mentioned in my post...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Question about Kentucky...

Hi sam4smu,

You will be close to Bass heaven in Mayfield. East of Mayfield is Kentucky Lake and Barkley Lake. These lakes offer lots of big Bass. Fishing will be hard without a boat but not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,466
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: anyone using those new sun protection shirts

Hi Kevin,

I have been using the old long sleeve shirts with lots of pockets and vent back. They offer good protection but are hot and I was never really satisfied with them.

My newest shirt...
Forum: Southeast U.S. 03-17-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Orlando Area Fishing Report

Hi Everyone,

Some members may think this is Spam but we allow guides to make fishing reports as long as they don't advertise or try to promote there business. This is information that people...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-17-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: So Our Forum Ranks 12th Place huh?

Hi Ard,

Thanks for the information. I wanted to verify the poll but now it is taken care of.

It is easy to see what forum is most active by doing a search on Google for Fly Fishing Forums. ...
Forum: The Lodge Den 03-17-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: So Our Forum Ranks 12th Place huh?

Ard wrote: "I read a post stating that in a poll concerning Fly Fishing Forums we, us, right here, the NAFFF, came in at 12th place"

Hi Ard,

Where did you read this or do you know where the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,153
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Line Winder Question

Hi Poke Em,

That is true about the drill motor and a spare line spool. What I do is take hex head bolt that just fits through the spool center hole. Then add a nut and fasten the bolt to the...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-21-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,422
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: The Broken Rod Poll; Edited, New Catagory added.

Hi Chased,

It could have been damaged caused by hitting the rod with a weighted fly or split shot and that weaken the area.

It could also be you dunked the tip of the rod into the water and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Upgrading already....

Hi rschreck,

No experience with the A4 myself. If I was in your shoes here is what I would do. Doesn't mean it works for you.

The Nautilus is one of my favorite reels and a great choice. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Poll: Gearing Up
Views: 595
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Gearing Up

Hi pinkygonzales,

Here is a little tip on posting links just incase you don't know about the link tool.

The best way to post links is to use the Link Tool at the top of the edit window. ...
Forum: Flies 12-08-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,505
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Best Nymph

Hi Red Owl,

My favorite nymph is the Prince Nymph with a thread head.

Frank
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Frank Whiton
re: im coming back

Hi wilky,

Nice hearing from you again. It is a shame that sometimes life gets in the way of our fishing.

Frank
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-04-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Frank Whiton
re: Buyer Beware

Hi Everyone,

Now that we have heard from both parties I think that California Fly Shop did what it was supposed to do. I would not hesitate buying from this store via mail or in person.
...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-03-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Frank Whiton
re: Buyer Beware

Hi hollyw00d,

You don't have to defend your position. You choose to post your complaint and I just want to make sure it is fairly presented. I think you have now down that.

Frank
Forum: Fly Rods 12-03-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,179
Posted By Frank Whiton
Re: Advice on mid-priced outfits

I have Allen reels and you can't beat the performance/construction for the money. As a beginner I would have loved to have an Allen Trout reel. Allen Fly Fishing is a sponsor of this forum and when...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-03-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Frank Whiton
re: Buyer Beware

Hi Everyone,

I don't like this type of thread because we only hear one side of the story. Getting an immediate credit for a return is not something I see with a lot of companies. hollyw00d got...
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