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Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By dhaynes
Re: NAFFF sticker

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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-16-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Possible tenkara hookup issues

Tenkara rods are, on the whole, far more flexible than conventional fly rods. The stiffer conventional will transmit the force of your hookset down the line far more efficiently. With the relatively...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 08-07-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Super lightweight tenkara rod?

Look at the Fine Mode Kosansui. 320. 1.7 oz with tip plug and a little over 100 bucks... Finding one lighter at that price will not be easy.
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Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 03-10-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Allenberry Inn Sold

I contacted some local TU people who are very familiar with the process at Allenberry

Currently any access to the Breeches from the Allenberry Property is closed until construction is finished....
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Change in the Way the Forum works?

I've been using the TODAYS POSTS as well, but it is not the same.... Todays Posts show only posts today.. but If I'm away for a few days and want to catch up, I miss all the posts that were put up...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By dhaynes
Change in the Way the Forum works?

Until recently when I opened the Forum page there was a link at the top, just under the banner, that said "LATEST FORUM POSTS". This allowed me to see new posts since my last visit (or since I marked...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 11-27-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Virginia/DC Thanksgiving Fishing options

What part of the Gunpowder did you fish? Glad you had a good day....
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,102
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Which rods do you take...

Always have several rods in the car but fish with only one. I tired carrying two rods once but it was a hassle having to run back to the bank to pick up the spare whoever I wanted to move. I once...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 11-21-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Virginia/DC Thanksgiving Fishing options

In regards to Big Hunting Creek... I friend fished there over the weekend. Stream is very, very low. No significant rain before T'giving. I think I would advise to stay away... Beaver Creek and the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 11-17-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Virginia/DC Thanksgiving Fishing options

A couple of alternatives not too far from DC....

1. Beaver Creek near Hagerstown. Call James at Beaver Creek Fly Shop for a Thanksgiving forecast. A nice spring creek with wild browns..

2....
Forum: The Lodge Den 10-21-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,470
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Cast!...

I'm going to jump into this but I suspect i may regret it... Years back I worked with some entomologists and zoologists. They used sentence constructions that seemed alien to me... I wondered if...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 10-05-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Why Tenkara?

I have the Nissin Royal Stage 360, 6:4. Chris Stewart says its performs very closely to the zerosum. I think you'll like the zerosum a lot.
Forum: Other Gear 09-26-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By dhaynes
Wading Belt with Lumbar Support

Looking to purchase a wading belt with better lumbar support. I've been looking at:

1. Simms Backsaver belt
2. Fishpond Rio Grade belt; (not advertised as lumbar support but it is wide and...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-17-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Why Tenkara?

How about....

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Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 09-17-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Why Tenkara?

Nice story.. enjoyed reading this...

For the TFO rods, a line made from the running end of a 2wt fly line works well. The TFO rods are stiff enough to handle the regular fly line well. I cut the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,335
Posted By dhaynes
Re: When does "summer" fishing end for you?

. . . when the water is too cold to wade in my Tevas!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 08-16-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,942
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Where to Move To in Virginia???

The whole peninsula area of Virginia is getting way too over-populated... Consider someplace like Roanoke, Staunton, Charlottesville... All close to very good trout waters and numerous lakes...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-14-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Problems with Orvis Superstrong Plus Tippet?

I did contact Orvis via online chat. They sent me a replacement spool of 5x. This is a good solution if the problem is with one spool but not so great if the problem is with the design or materials...
Forum: Fly Lines 08-14-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By dhaynes
Problems with Orvis Superstrong Plus Tippet?

Is it just me or is anyone else experiencing problems with Orvis's new Superstong plus tippet material.

I've used mostly 4x and 5x. My issue is with the 5x. It seems to break very easily...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-28-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,831
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Can you fish Tenkara style without a traditional Tenkara rod?

You are certainly free to disagree with the engineering guys who design the rods but the lillian does not run the full length of the rod. It is about a two inch piece cordage that is glued to the tip...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-28-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,831
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Can you fish Tenkara style without a traditional Tenkara rod?

Sure.. go for it... if you just want a fixed line rod, then just attach the line and fish away. If you want something that might more closely mimic what a tenkara rod can do, attach a piece of...
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-04-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Revisiting Tenkara?

So what did you settle on?
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 07-04-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Revisiting Tenkara?

When Tenkara was first introduced, long, flexible rods were the order of the day. But as its popularity has grown a great variety of rod types have emerged. The Kieryu style you mentions is generally...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By dhaynes
Re: Darned glad I'm 3,000 miles away from this mess

In the bullseye... semi-officially, Towson got 27 inches but with the high winds drifts were much deeper. My neighbor shoveled out my front door so I could open it.... Lot's of snow to move!!!!
Forum: The Tenkara Forum Threads 12-02-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By dhaynes
Re: New to Tenkara

Good choice.. and I'm sure you will enjoy it...
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