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Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By jgentile
Re: Now that you have your bamboo and/or glass...

I still have my 7'9 Far and Fine though I tried to sell it here. I think I will hold onto it for the time being. All my Sage are gone as my Winston (sold it to you Mark).

These days I reach for...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By jgentile
Re: Oops...never officially said hello

Hi Jamie,

Looking forward to learning from your expertise here on the forums.

Best wishes to you and yours for the holiday season.

Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 12-21-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By jgentile
Re: Winter Wonderland

Plus 2 or three on the chest high waders. They will make all the difference in the world.

Really nice little spring creek you got there. Even though the surrounding landscape was covered in snow...
Forum: Southern U.S. 12-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By jgentile
Re: South Mississippi Flounder

That's sweet. Ever try to solely focus on Flounder? I did not know that they would inhabit a brackish environment such as that. If I could fish for those regularly I would do so and set a few crab...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By jgentile
Re: Hey Ard! Your old rod really works!!!

It's sweet and slow, kinda like me. Yeah, the palming rim came in handy. He/she tried to go under a couple of rocks. Glad all my knots held up. I got to tell you that the feel of a fish like that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By jgentile
Hey Ard! Your old rod really works!!!

Caught and released safely on your old Phillipson/Bean's "Double L" this morning. Took a size 16 "frenchie" under an indicator. Swam away safe and sound. Personal best for this water. Got to be...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By jgentile
Re: Leader Question

Well they do... if you lift them hard and haul them off the water with enough force for them to spray.

I have used Mikes (cutthroat leaders) before I became a member of this forum. Good quality...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By jgentile
Re: New guy from MO

Hi Chad, welcome from another STL member here. I live out in far west county. I fish year round and actually prefer fishing in the winter months far away from the maddening crowds. I stay away...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By jgentile
Re: My built in fire alarms are chuping. WHY??

Yup... our dogs go nuts when they start chirping.
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 592
Posted By jgentile
Re: Choosing the "correct" rod length.

Lot's and lot's of great advice here. Choice of materials versus length (boo, glass, graphite) will most certainly factor into the ultimate length equation.

One thing I don't think mentioned here...
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 12-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By jgentile
Re: Vntage Fiberglass Rod - Reel & Line Setup;


I just wanted to let you know that the reel also arrived yesterday in good order. I took care of the excess postage so we should be square. Let me know if anything is awry.

As I told you...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 590
Posted By jgentile
Re: Fishing and One's pride

Just a "dumb kid". I think we all lacked humility at the ripe old age of 16/17.

Now I will say this. Since this pirate (thumbs pointed at me) has turned the corner on his 40's and is looking...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,597
Posted By jgentile
Re: It's That Time Again, What Was Your Best Fishing Experience of 2014?

In no particular order...

Re-discovering my love of fishing fiberglass and this past winters caddis activity
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By jgentile
Re: Fly fishing Mexico (Cabo) in July

Grant Hartman of Baja Anglers is a good start. Welcome ( He doesn't have the shop anymore, but he still has a small fleet of tri-hull boats that have nice...
Forum: Member Introductions 12-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By jgentile
Re: New From NC


Welcome aboard. Look forward to hearing about your fishing adventures in WNC. I drove through Asheville, NC a few years ago after dropping my son off at college. I wish I had the time to...
Forum: Fly Swap 12-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,458
Posted By jgentile
Re: Streamer Fly Swap, Fall 2014

Glad to hear that the USPS is on top of its' game this time of year! I hope everyone catches a few with this one. It's a confidence pattern in my box.

FYI everyone, I did not pinch down the...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 12-12-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By jgentile
Re: Driftless area guide recommendations.

Hi Wes,

Welcome to the forums. As you probably know, WI is closed I believe until March 01, 2015. IA I believe is open as are parts of MN (State Parks).

Hit up the Driftless Angler located...
Forum: Saltwater Articles 12-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By jgentile
Re: Bonefishing the Bahamas - November 2014

Outstanding! Simply outstanding! Thanks for taking me along S&S!!!!
Forum: Forum Polls 12-08-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,955
Posted By jgentile
Re: Do you buy or tie?

I buy my poppers as turning wood, getting my spray booth in order are places I don't want to go.

Last fall when I fished the WI driftless region I purchased a couple of flies from The Driftless...
Forum: Other Gear 12-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By jgentile
Re: new simms nippers

My older sister just happend to walk into an Orvis store and bought me a pair along with a Simms retractor. They feel solid and cut well. Top notch present!!!! If I had the Benjamins to wipe my...
Forum: Fly Lines 12-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By jgentile
Re: Fly line for Glass 3wt?

I concur with shifty. Go to the FFR and solicit their members advice for that particular rod. I flies Rio Gold on my CBarclay 7'2 3wt and it is perfect for my rod. However, it might not be worth a...
Forum: Fly Swap 12-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,458
Posted By jgentile
Re: Streamer Fly Swap, Fall 2014


Mine are done and should be in the mail this weekend.
Forum: Fly Reels 12-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By jgentile
Re: Abercrombie & Fitch reel - Uniqua?

Good suggestion, once you get some better pics go there or the Fiberglass Fly Rod Forum.
Forum: Fly Reels 12-02-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By jgentile
Re: Abercrombie & Fitch reel - Uniqua?

Going to need better images to make a call on this. It certainly "looks" like a Uniqua at first glance.
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 940
Posted By jgentile
Re: Whatever happened to mridenour?

So Lurky emerges from the shadows...

Ya gotta admit that screen name is kind of creepy. Good to see you here again buddy. Rick and I had a great time yesterday on the Current. Cold as #%*&!!!...
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