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    Re: Out Gunned - Bad Feeling

    Larry,

    I told you , my post was in Jest...gimme a break or just remove my membership...like a give a **** CB
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    Re: Out Gunned - Bad Feeling

    Just busting your chops my friend.LOL-CB
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    Re: Out Gunned - Bad Feeling

    I removed your post, attacking other members of the forum is not tolerated. If you continue in this direction your membership here will be removed!!!!
  4. Thread: Beginner vise

    by cb3fish
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    Re: Beginner vise

    Hey,

    Just buy a base and steam, then get a small pair of vice grips and have them welded to the steam...Now you will have a vice that will last a life time and never wear out..CB
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    Re: Looking for advice... (St. John USVI)

    Sir,

    With so many questions, My 2 cents would be hire a guide for the day, until you understand what your suppose to do and look for? CB
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    Re: Best casting 12 wt rod- get some of this

    Trevor,

    I agree 100%. Always use both hands on the cork and never ever raise the rod higher then the gunwale. It's all about angles.

    It was a good video of what we do in Loreto, Mexico with...
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    Best casting 12 wt rod- get some of this

    Hey guys, Check out the NRX loomis rod in action.

    YouTube

    CB
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    Re: 90 Salmon on the fly

    Larry,

    It seems I remember that story from about 30 years ago. If I remember right he had a hell of a time with that fish.

    I have found that with most big fishing fighting skills you always...
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    Re: 90 Salmon on the fly

    Flytie,

    First off I don't know the real truth about this fish. I have heard stories that this fish had spawned and was dying and the guy snagged it. When these big old bucks about to die, I don't...
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    Re: 90 Salmon on the fly

    Ard,

    My buddy caught the largest king Salmon ever on a fly rod--it was 73 pounds and is the current World record, I think they gave him 71.5. On the Rogue river, It used to have giant Salmon. I...
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    90 Salmon on the fly

    I found this on the web...it's a big ugly salmon

    90 Pound Glacier King Salmon Landed in Argentina - Flylords Mag

    CB
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    Re: Favorite fly rod for tarpon?

    When I was in the flats boat my guide had a one piece Loomis Tarpon rod, I used to play around with it and my Opinion was it wasn't all that. It did cast nice, however again it wasn't that great and...
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    Re: Favorite fly rod for tarpon?

    Jim,

    If you like the Sage x13, I think you will LOVE the Loomis NRX, I understand that each person has their own Casting stroke and prefer a little bit different taper. I used to have 3 Sage xi3...
  14. Thread: tarpon leaders

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    Re: tarpon leaders

    Steveid,

    Sounds like all you want to do is argue? I had a wife just like you years back LOL Anyway FYI I am booked for life with my 3 boat/room mates in mexico-keep dreaming :) When you pick on...
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    Re: Flies for stripers?

    Chartreuse and white Clouser's
  16. Thread: tarpon leaders

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    Re: tarpon leaders

    Steveid,

    Negative, I wan't taking a "shot " at you. The story was dubious at best. I am sure it happened just like you said it did however your opinion of being "bitten off" just didn't sound like...
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    Re: tarpon leaders

    Hey Bone,

    LOL- I don't own any 18 wt fly rods...too funny, I do have a Sage 8 foot 16 wt I use for my teaser rod, with 80 # mono for a leader, by the way my crease flies are 4/0-my Sardine flies...
  18. Thread: tarpon leaders

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    Re: tarpon leaders

    Steveid,

    That's a great story about the 140 pound tarpon biting completely through the leader, I believe you that it happen , however it sounds like the knot broke , I haven't ever seen a tarpon...
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    Re: tarpon leaders

    Sir,

    If you want to fish with the same guide again, you might want go along with his program. Remember "in Rome do what the Romans do". Now on another note I totally understand where your coming...
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    Re: Factory Loops; why cut them off?

    WJC,

    First off to answer your question I make my own loops out of #50 braided mono about 5 inches long and use the double reverse system. 50 pound PP breaks at 72 pounds, however because of the...
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    Re: Factory Loops; why cut them off?

    Jim,

    Thanks for the tip :) I never use JB "hollow" backing, I have stuck with 50 pound power pro since they invented dirt, besides who needs 60-80 backing? One 50 # braided loop hooked to another...
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    Re: Cuba on the fly....

    I didn't think I was being negative, I felt like I was being truthful, I have no power over what other Americans do or where they fish, my only advice for the Brits is if you can't afford it-then...
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    Re: offshore fly fishing

    Running fish,

    I shutter to think of you hooking a YT of any size on a 10 foot rod, especially a 5 wt. As someone else said "leave it home" go enjoy your day and forget about fly fishing. Just the...
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    Re: Cuba on the fly....

    Sorry man I don't answer to "YO"

    When I go to a different Country I don't care about the culture or sight seeing for the most part, I only care about the fishing. If the fishing sucks then does...
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    Re: Nicked fly line, is it salvageable?

    It depends on how bad the line is cut, If it's a trout line and it still floats
    , just fill the line crack in with CA glue. The strength of the line is in the core, not the coating As soon as it...
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