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Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By jimw
Re: Advice: Should I cancel my trip?

call the guide and ask him
Forum: Forum Polls 12-23-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,453
Posted By jimw
Re: Indoor Fishing?

Throw in some bourbon and some redheaded naked cheerleaders and I'm there.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Area 11-21-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By jimw
Re: Virginia/DC Thanksgiving Fishing options

Striper fishing in the Chesapeake is hot right now. a 4 wt won't get it done
Forum: Forum Polls 11-03-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 25,639
Posted By jimw
Re: How far can you cast?

I agree in freshwater but in the ocean surf ( 90% of my fishing)it is different sometimes the fish are at your feet but most of the time they are behind the second wave. When a striper or blue hits...
Forum: Forum Polls 11-02-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,921
Posted By jimw
Re: Putting fish on the reel

I let the fish decide also. I usually fish 9wts with a stripping basket so tangles and line management are not an issue. i would say about 1 out of 10 are put on the reel, but its up to the fish. I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,947
Posted By jimw
Re: Traction on Slippery Rocks

Has anyone tried mixing carbide and aluminum on the same boot??
Forum: News & articles for discussion 10-24-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By jimw
Re: Help sought with short survey for research project

not into counting but i did take the survey
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,201
Posted By jimw
Re: I Miss The Good Old Days Here...........

I was here for the good old days but have not posted much lately. I am mostly a saltwater guy and this place is not that salty. I have not bought a new rod in over 7 or 8 years so gear threads don't...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,550
Posted By jimw
Re: Best $20 you ever spent on fly fishing.

extra strong reading glasses I cant tie a fly on without them
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 09-20-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By jimw
Re: Surf casting a waste of time?

Will you have a 4 wheel drive ??? It will open up a lot of options. Check out Red Drum tackle not a fly shop but they will know whats being caught and where. If the you have heavy weather there are...
Forum: Fly Fishing Knots 03-29-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,866
Posted By jimw
Re: Knot Tying Tools

+1 on the tie fast tool, nail knot with the tool all other by hand
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 02-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By jimw
Re: Recommended Saltwater Setup

I have a 9wt Sage FLI which i believe is an older version of the flight it is a nice casting rod, medium fast action and does not need to be over lined. The one i have is in great shape and i would...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,858
Posted By jimw
Re: What's Your Preferred Method of Fishing?

I would have to say tossing big crease flies to giant schooling bluefish is about as much fun as you can have with a fly rod. I try to be versatile and open minded and will throw just about anything...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By jimw
I don't trout fish but

This kinda makes me want to go

Damsels in Distress on Vimeo
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-09-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By jimw
Re: Broke my vise!!

You need a smaller hammer or a bigger vice
Forum: Fly Fishing Tackle Member Classifieds 02-07-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,020
Posted By jimw
Wanted: 10WT Fly Rod

I have a Sage XI3 9ft 10wt that has been used but in great shape.
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By jimw
For Those Who Need Fishing Pliers;

Manleys are tough and the first choice in my area,all the deck hands use them. Heavy and ugly but very strong and dependable.
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By jimw
Re: NJ Somerset Show

Are any of you guy going to tie fest? Tie Fest 2014 (http://www.ccamd.org/?ai1ec_event=tie-fest-2014&instance_id=2163) Somerset is a bit far for me.
Forum: The Lodge Den 01-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By jimw
Re: Russian wife?

Wish I did that I woke up with a hang over and a Russian woman claiming to be my wife.
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,173
Posted By jimw
Re: Fly fishing saltwater magazine

We really need more participation here in the saltwater forum and i wouldn't miss it as much
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 01-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,173
Posted By jimw
Re: Fly fishing saltwater magazine

They have went the way of the local fly shop GONE. They were part of saltwater sportsman magazine which is what you get when you go to their website. fly fishing | Salt Water Sportsman...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,016
Posted By jimw
Re: Honeymoon help!?!?

A little advice never bring a fly rod to a honeymoon.
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jimw
Re: Winter bass fishing.

I do a lot of winter fly fishing mostly for pickerel, crappie, white and yellow perch in tidal freshwater rivers in lower De. and the Md. eastern shore. I do however get a few bass as by catch mostly...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-28-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,308
Posted By jimw
Re: What is the MOST important aspect of a fly?

I think you pretty much nailed that one.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 12-28-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,308
Posted By jimw
Re: What is the MOST important aspect of a fly?

I have to agree on matching the hatch but, I feel that the angler also needs confidence in his fly. It is a combination of things that make a fly produce, the right fly, the right place, the right...
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