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Forum: Saltwater Articles 04-17-2015, 09:56 AM
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Views: 56
Posted By dhaynes
Win All Expenses Trip to South Andros

The Mid-Atlantic Council of Trout Unlimited is raffling off an All Expenses Paid Trip to South Andros Island...

Ever dream of bonefishing where the elite masters go? Why not win a three nights,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 04-17-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Summertime Trout: Maryland

Comments above are pretty accurate. See this for a good list of trout streams....
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By dhaynes
Re: White river bugger fly reel/rod outfit?

Here's a story. Take it for what it's worth.

A couple of years ago I bought a couple of the bugger rods when they were $19.95 each (no reel or line) to use for teaching. I took them to an event...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-26-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Event in Hereford, Fishing on the Gunpowder....
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 03-26-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By dhaynes
Tenkara Jam on the Gunpowder...

Tenkara Jam
Sponsored by Appalachian Tenkara Anglers, Great Feathers Fly Shop, and Maryland Trout Unlimited.

Mark your caldendars. More info to follow!!!!
...
Forum: Fly Rods 03-06-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fenwick Aetos Fly Rod

No, I'm not Silver Creek though I am mistaken for him a lot. Hardly a day goes by that, when I'm walking down the street, a car pulls up, the window comes down, and a guy pokes his head out and yells...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By dhaynes
Re: the other rods?

I've occasionally carry two rods fishing streams. Whether it works well or not seems to depend on how you're fishing. If you're the sort of fisher that makes a few casts and moves on, constantly...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-22-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fenwick Aetos Fly Rod

Aetos

Aetos Dios is translated from Greek into "Eagle of Zeus". There are two schools of thought regarding the origin of this eagle, coming from different Greek legends.

According to Antoninus...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-03-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Looking for help selecting a 6 or 7wt for the C.I. Exam

Was on the same quest... I tried a Ross FW 7wt and never got to the point of liking it. I rejected a Sage Vantage 6wt as not being as fast as I would like. I toyed with a TFO Mangrove 7 wt (really...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 258
Posted By dhaynes
Re: historical angling literatre

A good while back I sent a PM to one of the admins of the forum proposing a forum section on "Fly Fishing History" of which Historical Literature would be a primary source of information and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What happens to the fish after a storm?

Think of it this way... those rivers in the Sierras, Rockies, and Appalachians have been there for tens of thousands of years. They've seen many 100 year storms, many 1,000 year storms and probably a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 11,351
Posted By dhaynes
Re: a foody thread?

Incredibly simple and incredibly good...

1 lb. Chicken tenders... floured and browned, remove
1/2 cup sweet onions, sautéed until tender
enough Chile Verde (Green Chile Salsa) to cover chicken...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 414
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Merry Christmas Everybody

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/38439145/Trout_wreath_Fotor.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,311
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What is the worst fly fishing commercial or movie scene?

I'm thinking a caption contest is in order for the Nixon photo.........:shocking:
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,311
Posted By dhaynes
Re: What is the worst fly fishing commercial or movie scene?

The "coat and tie" thing is petty consistent with the manner of dress of British upper and middle class sportsmen of that era. To find someone fishing on private chalks streams without a coat and tie...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Two of the same rod ?

In the household we have a number of duplicate rods... a couple of inexpensive ones for instruction but also some higher end rods.

My wife fly fishes as well. It generally works like this. I'll...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 12-10-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By dhaynes
New Year's Day on the Gunpowder

For the past few years, Maryland Trout Unlimited has been hosting a New Year's Day outing on the Gunpowder.... Come out and join us!

Meet at Masemore Road Parking around 10:30. Socialize for a...
Forum: The Lodge Den 12-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By dhaynes
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 942
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Looking for an 8wt set up

As an alternative to the TFO BVK rod, have a look at the TFO Mangrove...
Forum: News & articles for discussion 11-25-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By dhaynes
Re: SW United States headed for a 'Mega Drought?'

This jogged a memory of reading about mega water projects for the west in Marc Reisner's "Cadillac Desert" -- a very fine book on water policy in the west... This is about the North American Water...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By dhaynes
Re: CB Radios. Anyone, besides me, still carry those on the river?

Not clear whether you are talking about CB radios -- the kind truckers use -- or hand-hell walkie-talkie radios which seem to fit your description better....

My wife and I use small walkie-talkies...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 11-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Small Wooly Bugger

I don't tie, but I have some buggers (without beadhead) tied on size 12 and 14 hooks that work fine with a 3 wt rod.. Even with a beadhead, if you adjust your casting style a little, they should do...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Fly Rod question: what types was used in the river runs through it?

Tom Skerritt fished an 8.5 foot Granger bamboo rod...

Here's from an auction site:

This very rod was fished by actor Tom Skerritt, who played Norman's father, Rev. John Maclean, in the movie....
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 11-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,194
Posted By dhaynes
Re: November Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing-with new prize

i keep telling you "Fly Fishing in the Yemen" was not a documentary.....
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 10-29-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,869
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Set-Up For Bluegills

Not to gainsay any of the good advice here, but.......

Catching bluegills on a Tenkara rod is a heck of a lot of fun!!!!!
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