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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 08-03-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By rogerstg
I don't know how you can fix the problem, but the...

I don't know how you can fix the problem, but the issue is very common in reels that use carbon fiber washers that get exercised when wet with seawater. That' why so many HT-100 washers are changed...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-23-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By rogerstg
My observations have show this to be the case for...

My observations have show this to be the case for tunoids, bass and bluefish feeding in open water when there is wind. When the wind is light or calm, they seem to move in a circular fashion. These...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-03-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By rogerstg
So true - I lost my head for a few minutes.:D

So true - I lost my head for a few minutes.:D
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-03-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By rogerstg
You can spend 8 grand now, and the end up with a...

You can spend 8 grand now, and the end up with a 42 yo 17 ft whaler with a new motor worth maybe 10 grand the day after you buy the motor.

OR you can commit to spending about 26k over the next ten...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-23-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By rogerstg
Of course that is the answer. The problem is that...

Of course that is the answer. The problem is that people would rather complain than actually get involved, or rather donate $$ to government waste and pat themselves on the back as if they did...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-22-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By rogerstg
What did law enforcement say when you called to...

What did law enforcement say when you called to report it?
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-20-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By rogerstg
Direct connections to flies: Orvis knot. Tests at...

Direct connections to flies: Orvis knot. Tests at 100%, small, fast, does not use much tippet. Also, you can feel the knot properly set when tightening (useful when you're over 40 and your arms start...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 07-18-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,005
Posted By rogerstg
Funny you mention that. I agree completely. The...

Funny you mention that. I agree completely. The reality for me is that, from shore I generally prefer a full line, or a mono core running line with a head. More often than not, the extra line speed...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 07-16-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,005
Posted By rogerstg
The difficulty with sliping out of your hand is...

The difficulty with sliping out of your hand is due to the small diameter of .024. Their .030 line is closer to the regular running lines of .031 to .035.

The .024 that you have will llet a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-13-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
Posted By rogerstg
They fight about the same, so for me its SBFT all...

They fight about the same, so for me its SBFT all the way since they tend to be bigger.
Forum: Getting Started 06-13-2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By rogerstg
No, it will not hamper your fishing, That is not...

No, it will not hamper your fishing, That is not a heavy 8 wt reel.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-04-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By rogerstg
I'm guessing that the minimum tip information is...

I'm guessing that the minimum tip information is not directed at US customers, since most are accustom to tipping 10-20%. Visitors from European countries customarily tip only few percent. This...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-19-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By rogerstg
Simple - spend more time sight fishihng from a...

Simple - spend more time sight fishihng from a skiff. You can't expect to be comfortable the first time. It's all the little things that make a difference; how you place your line, how to hold the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-18-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,095
Posted By rogerstg
Um, you may need a geography lesson, Great...

Um, you may need a geography lesson, Great Brittan is overseas too.



Painting all Asian quality with the same brush is akin to assuming the quality of every factory in North America, Central...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-12-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,219
Posted By rogerstg
Rods (4pc): tfo 7 wt (an old model) tfo ticrx...

Rods (4pc):
tfo 7 wt (an old model)
tfo ticrx 8 wt

Reels:
Okuma large arbor
Old Florida #4
TFO 325

Nothing special needed to fish for bonefish, yet fishing for them is very special.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-10-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By rogerstg
Juro: Yep, it's a tail. Backfins are much wider...

Juro: Yep, it's a tail. Backfins are much wider at the base. Besides, I saw the rest of the fish.

Sean: have fun in Coz. The hot fly for the big fish was a Dorsey Kwan with the body trimmed thin....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-09-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By rogerstg
Here's a tease for you

How about a little tail -

http://members.cox.net/rhstg44/Cozumel%202006/A%20little%20tail.jpg
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-09-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By rogerstg
A few more

http://members.cox.net/rhstg44/Cozumel%202006/RS%20fish%20on.jpg

http://members.cox.net/rhstg44/Cozumel%202006/RS%20bone%20b.jpg
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-09-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By rogerstg
From last week in Cozumel: ...

From last week in Cozumel:

http://members.cox.net/rhstg44/Cozumel%202006/KAD%20bone%20b.jpg

http://members.cox.net/rhstg44/Cozumel%202006/KAD%20revive.jpg
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 04-24-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By rogerstg
Folded hackle is the technique for folding the...

Folded hackle is the technique for folding the hackle barbs so that both sides meet on the same side of the quill. It's generally used to provide a fuller, neater tie when palmering or making a...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-14-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By rogerstg
I have a TiCrx and TiCr in the 8wt. I prefer the...

I have a TiCrx and TiCr in the 8wt. I prefer the non-x as a bonefish rod. It's a little faster (not much) and loads a little easier (not that the x is difficult). With the short head of a bonefish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-13-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By rogerstg
Nice report Mark. I'll be there soon.

Nice report Mark. I'll be there soon.
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 04-10-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,880
Posted By rogerstg
You might want to test the strength. A couple...

You might want to test the strength. A couple years ago when I tried the same thing it seemed to break easily on the back end of a 9wt SA floater. I only tested it by twice and gave up on it after...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-26-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By rogerstg
You can take a water taxi from Harker's I. to...

You can take a water taxi from Harker's I. to Cape Lookout. Lots of fishable water including rips, bars, etc.

I believe there are Bonito around then. Good luck.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-25-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By rogerstg
I donít know the Permit situation in late May,...

I donít know the Permit situation in late May, but Iíve never seen one there in early May. Itís your call on bringing gear. I book for 2 or 3 days so I bring mine. He has a TFO 8wt that I know of.
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