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Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By Finn
Re: Orvis CFO III

It says Hardy made the reels until 1992. Who makes them after?
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,223
Posted By Finn
re: machined fly reel opinion

Used to find Japanese products marked Made in USA.

Usa Japan. :icon_mrgr
Forum: Fly Rods 03-01-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,468
Posted By Finn
Re: Fenwick glass.....

What is considered recent?

I have a 856 that my Father gave me as a graduation gift from HS in 1966. I have used it ever since and still have the original Plueger 1456 reel. I mostly use a CFO 3...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Finn
Re: What weight and type of line


I did a search for 'old rods and reels' and got nothing. Can you be more specific as that looks like the information I need.
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Finn
What weight and type of line

I have a half dozen reels I have been given and a couple that were already mine that are lined with mystery line.

No indication of what they are.

How do you figure out weight and type if the...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 11-19-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,871
Posted By Finn
Re: Pike and Muskie Rods/flies

I would be interested in your book when you get it done. I'm moving to a place where they have large Muskies and, never having even seen one, need all the information I can get.
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 11-19-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By Finn
Re: Okay, this is embarrassing...

check out Dennis Flack on the records page. He seems to be going for Record Book fish that are the smallest avaialble.


(Alburnus Albumus)

Weight: 4oz 9dms - 0.129g

Captor: Dennis...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By Finn
Re: OK Guys... What's your favorite target species?

Salmon (Chums #1)
Forum: Forum Polls 10-26-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,891
Posted By Finn
Re: How Many Fly Boxes Do You Carry In Your Vest/Pack?

Usually just two small ones. I know what works in the places I usually fish and just take those. Maybe a half a dozen different flies of all types but 5-6 of each as I lose a lot and give away a...
Forum: Forum Polls 10-26-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,184
Posted By Finn
Re: Touchy subject:Barbless or barbed

I am 100% barbless, either crimped or with no barb. Where I do the majority of my fishing, British Columbia, it is the law that all hooks in fresh water have to be barbless.

A good law.
Forum: Forum Polls 10-26-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 34,462
Posted By Finn
Re: How Many Fly Rods Do You Own

I have a 3wt, 3 5wts, a 7wt, 2 8wts, a 9wt and a 10wt.

Looking for a 9 wt, Spey and a 5 wt spey.

I would be better spending the money on lessons but what the heck.
Forum: Gear Reviews 10-26-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,747
Posted By Finn
Re: Waterproof Pentax Optio W60

I can see a couple of problems right off. I have the Olympus720SW that is also waterproof and is the same size. It has two main drawbacks for me.

There is no viewfinder to look through while...
Forum: Gear Reviews 10-26-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,566
Posted By Finn
Re: The Odyssey; Like a Monet with Mussels on your reel seat.

I have and use an Odyssey III and agree completely. The drag on anything I have ever hooked is amazing. Smooth as silk and absolutely no flat spots.

If it can handle a 25 pound Chum Buck, fresh...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-24-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Finn
Soon to be in Idaho

Just joined from W. Washington. Soon to be moving to Northern Idaho.

Not a very good fisherman but I have been lucky enough to fish some pretty good spots.
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