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Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By jimS
Bob, it appears to be a straight, non-taper...

Bob, it appears to be a straight, non-taper sinking line, which is not bad. In fact, I was in Chile, early February, using a 5wt for trout with a level sinking line. It cast fine with a streamer.
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Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-15-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,589
Posted By jimS
Vince, nice report and thanks for sharing.

Vince, nice report and thanks for sharing.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-13-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By jimS
Quentin, your description sounds like a mola...

Quentin, your description sounds like a mola mola, but if you believe otherwise, then it could be a shark.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By jimS
Dave, I have heard firsthand from Garry and...

Dave, I have heard firsthand from Garry and Paxton, both caught jack crevalle about a week ago at Hardings Beach. Paxton (Ron) would know they were jacks. He catches them annually at Sanibel. There...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-25-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By jimS
I've using an iPad for about a year and a half...

I've using an iPad for about a year and a half with generally good results. It is my travel companion, and I use it most of the time at home.

Pete, optimum results are better if you use the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 12-03-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By jimS
Try again. Works here.

Try again. Works here.
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 12-01-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By jimS
Closeouts or discontinued tropical lines under...

Closeouts or discontinued tropical lines under $50 are your options. Current retail pricing is in the $70 plus range.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-30-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By jimS
Week of Mar 11th would work for me.

Week of Mar 11th would work for me.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-31-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By jimS
Hey Ron, bite Tippett, maybe six inches of 40...

Hey Ron, bite Tippett, maybe six inches of 40 pound test, tied to your normal leader via a slim beauty knot should suffice. Two turn Kreh loop knot to the fly would be my choice. Where you fishing?
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-08-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By jimS
Steve, you are correct on the high grading, and...

Steve, you are correct on the high grading, and unfortunately, it's not uncommon.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-04-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By jimS
Saltily, FWIW, I'm really surprised that someone...

Saltily, FWIW, I'm really surprised that someone would discard keeper-sized bass. If they were commercials, I suspect they would have high graded on their boat and fish less than 34 inches wouldn't...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-13-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By jimS
One Finger..

or two...Happy Birthday JimSheppard, aka FlyDoc. Sorry we didn't linkup in May or June, but I'll be back in Sept/Oct. Have a great day and I'll have two fingers in your honor.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-25-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,727
Posted By jimS
Congrats Bill. Rumor has it, it was caught on my...

Congrats Bill. Rumor has it, it was caught on my fly?
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-23-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,727
Posted By jimS
Craig, thanks for the info. I'll be back in two...

Craig, thanks for the info. I'll be back in two months and glad you got into big time action. For those wanting to know the locale, it is not a matter of specifics, but a methodology. Sightfishing is...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-17-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By jimS
Yup, hit the big 70. Been fishing hard with a...

Yup, hit the big 70. Been fishing hard with a couple of epic days, but it's been slow slogging on a lot of fish less channels/flats. Talking to a few guide friends, reinforces my view that the bass...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-17-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By jimS
Yup, hit the big 70. Been fishing hard with a...

Yup, hit the big 70. Been fishing hard with a couple of epic days, but it's been slow slogging on a lot of fish less channels/flats. Talking to a few guide friends, reinforces my view that the bass...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-17-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,727
Posted By jimS
Bayside rocked...

CSJ60, my sons, Chris & Brad, had sunlight for a brief time this a.m. Slack low and beginning of incoming, loaded with keeper size bass and nice size sand eel pods. And they would eat! With stable SW...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-31-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By jimS
Short window on Nantucket Sound today. With sun...

Short window on Nantucket Sound today. With sun today, Saw many pods of sand eels toward the top of the tide, but nothing on it. Shortly, pods, triples, doubles and single bass cruised parallel to...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-16-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By jimS
Steve, Terns were crazy today on the south side...

Steve, Terns were crazy today on the south side chasing small sand eels. Bass were after them too. Good seeing you and glad you you had a good bass on Saturday. It should get better. I've see some...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-22-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By jimS
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge wrote: "Yes Jim,...

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge wrote: "Yes Jim, the outlet for Powderhole has indeed moved again by cutting more directly through the beach... at least for the time being but shoreline change is...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-22-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By jimS
The photo is a breach on a saltwater pond,...

The photo is a breach on a saltwater pond, according to a response I received from the refuge.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-21-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,190
Posted By jimS
Ron, items 1 thru 5 and 7 are there in the G3 by...

Ron, items 1 thru 5 and 7 are there in the G3 by Simms. I know the waders you have, and as I recall, they have held up pretty well. The Cloudveil wader that CSJ60 has worn for several years have...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-21-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By jimS
Fred, if you look at the third aerial you posted,...

Fred, if you look at the third aerial you posted, dated 24 Feb., you'll notice the wasp-waist land bridge. If that is where the break occurred, it isn't that far from the old Southway. We fished the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-18-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By jimS
Juro, so you don't plan to fish salt in MA during...

Juro, so you don't plan to fish salt in MA during 2011? I don't think MA has a reciprocal agreement with WA.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-16-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By jimS
Stevo, nice pollack. Never targeted them, but...

Stevo, nice pollack. Never targeted them, but guess you could on this side.

Sorry you can't make it this year. I know the funding issues. Big deficit on my part after tax day on Monday.

Silas...
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