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Forum: Atlantic 05-24-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Fly fishing in Halifax & surrounding areas?

Trevor, give the lads at "Fishing Fever" (Larry, Graham or Brian) a call. The only tackle shop in Halifax. They should be able to point you in the right direction.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Fishing with older rods

rsagebrush
I hope that there is room in the boat for me. I am totally with you on this one. The "stupid" fish that I catch on a regular basis just can't resist the "not so smart" looking flies that...
Forum: Flies 10-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By troutnut4
Re: History of the Hendrickson

Silver, I enjoyed reading the article. Thanks for the link. Now I have to go back on the table and tie a few of those beauties. Not sure if they will work up on my rivers next season, but will...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-18-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,218
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Sage price increase

Ted, I think that when opinions are expressed in such a manner we tend to totally ignore those comments and consider them as invalid or less meaningful. Everyone is entitled to their opinion but not...
Forum: Fly Rods 09-18-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,218
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Sage price increase

As long as you continue to buy their over priced products, they will continue to push the price or until the sales drop off. At some point people will have to come to the conclusion that it's only a...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-15-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By troutnut4
Re: The Feather Emporium...

I read through all of the comments and it seams most comments were very positive with two or three individuals experiencing delivery problems on orders that could have been resolved through their CC...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-15-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By troutnut4
Re: The Feather Emporium...

I received an email from David today to let me know that he has been very busy and is able to supply whatever I need.. Have bought a number of things from him in the past and without any problem. I...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 09-15-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By troutnut4
Re: How to "test drive" a rod before you buy

ONLY if you are "Harry Potter"! :D
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 09-10-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,562
Posted By troutnut4
Re: scratches on your reel

Rip, I think that it might be of interest to many of the members that may have joined lately and others who may find it as an opportunity to participate in a topic of interest, old or new. It's...
Forum: Fly Fishing How To's 09-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,562
Posted By troutnut4
Re: scratches on your reel

This is one thread that I have enjoyed reading. It hits home to me in the way that I feel about my gear and anything else that I own. As a young boy I was taught to respect and protect my gear...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 09-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Bamboo tapers

Deposit amounts and wait times vary from builder to builder. Several builders that come to mind are: Art Weiler (stocks several rods models of reproductions such as Payne, Dickerson, and Garrison),...
Forum: Bamboo Fly Rods 09-01-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Bamboo tapers

For answers to this and any other questions, I would recommend that you visit the "Classic Fly Rod" forum. The Classic is a forum dedicated to ALL THINGS BAMBOO and is very informative. For glass and...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-29-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Hardy Duchess Question

Great, just what the doctor ordered! I'm sold , got to have one. Thanks for posting the pictures. :punk:
Forum: Fly Reels 08-28-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Hardy Duchess Question

reese, tease the boys with a combo pic if you have one. We love pictures. :D
Forum: Fly Reels 08-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Hardy Duchess Question

I would like to think that I could use a reel on more than one rod if I wanted and for me the 2 3/4" size would not work. My 7'-6" ZXL 3 weight is the only rod that I would use it on. I don't fish...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-25-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Hardy Duchess Question

looking closely, I notice the name "The Duchess" and the size engraved on the back. The only picture that I have seen of a Duchess is on the Hardy website and that is a 4". I see that the drag...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-25-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,695
Posted By troutnut4
Re: The (Un)Official Sage Mod Thread

I not sure what's happening with the" less weight" factor in fly rods. Is this a marketing idea, indicating that we have all been DE masculinized to the point that we must have "fairy wands" in order...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-25-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Hardy Duchess Question

Me too, just can't get over the fact that I will have to pay an additional 35% when taking into account the exchange rate for the US dollar! :(
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Not related with flyfishing....but thanks a lot guys

From what I have read, the first individual to get involved with the terrorist was the young French banker (Damien A.) who doesn't want to be named. The second (professor) was shot in the neck but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By troutnut4
Re: We are all brothers!

You just got to be kidding, not in my lifetime and not with my brothers. We are all brothers from another mother as they say around here. My brothers are pretty tight with their favorite "honey...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Not related with flyfishing....but thanks a lot guys

Amazing and an impressive story. It took six individuals to finally subdue this man. The initial attempts to take this individual out were by a young French banker and secondly by a AM-. Franco...
Forum: Fly Reels 08-25-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Hardy Duchess Question

From what I have read and can see in their add, all four sizes have a "ambidextrous fully adjustable click check mechanism". The adjusting knob now is located on the bottom to suit both LHW and RHW...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By troutnut4
Re: "Deliverance", without the sex

Sharp looking canoe. Always liked canoes for their portability. Clean, quiet and no pollution. I recently sold my Scott Kevlar and purchased a 14' SportsPal aluminum. Only 41 pounds, lightweight,...
Forum: Fly Rods 08-18-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By troutnut4
Re: Measuring casting distance

So if I strip off another 15 feet and let it hang from my line hand, can I add that to my casting distance as well. :rolleyes: IMHO, If it isn't beyond the tip, I don't consider the line as being...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 35,130
Posted By troutnut4
Re: What Did You Buy Today?

After a long time sitting on the fence, I decided to place the order for a discontinued Hardy Zenith 5 weight. Should have in in a week or so. Only regret is that I should have done it sooner. Still...
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