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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-29-2005, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,133
Posted By The French guy
You could not find them because they were named...

You could not find them because they were named incorrectly: "March Brown Hidden Water Travel Fly Rod Series: http://www.bearsden.com/page195.html

They indeed look very nice. Another rod that cast...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-28-2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,133
Posted By The French guy
TFO does not advertise much. They prefer the...

TFO does not advertise much. They prefer the mouth to ear way of spreading the word. The only Ad I saw was that they advertised for the Terry Hayden reel (that I am gonna get soon).

I also...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-20-2005, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By The French guy
Frank, I replied to your email and gave you the...

Frank, I replied to your email and gave you the address of my friend. Check your email. My friend is expecting your contact.
Serge
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 10-17-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,337
Posted By The French guy
Post The Tioga is priced right, but I think it is not...

The Tioga is priced right, but I think it is not reliable enough. At least two of my friends had trouble with it, but I cannot affirm that it is a bad reel since I never owned or tested one in the...
Forum: Yak Attack 10-17-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By The French guy
I refer you to this post I just wrote:...

I refer you to this post I just wrote: http://www.flyfishingforum.com/flytalk4/showthread.php?p=147613#post147613

Also, I have bought myself a Heritage Dolphin when long paddle is not requiered...
Forum: Yak Attack 10-17-2005, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By The French guy
I can attest that the X-factor is indeed very...

I can attest that the X-factor is indeed very stable. I use it with a poling platform and I flyfish the flats from it. Not everyone can achieve what I do from it, but everyone can easily stand on the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-17-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By The French guy
Shoot me an Email. I might help you

Saint Martin is also French territory (half of it is Dutch, the other one French). We used to have a flat there at the Hotel "Le pirate". I know a French who can help you there.
my email is :...
Forum: Yak Attack 06-18-2004, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,226
Posted By The French guy
Nope, I did not get it. Email me instead. I...

Nope, I did not get it. Email me instead.
I updated the pictures.
Now I have put a poling deck at the bow and pole the yak backward. The reason is that the ride has a W hull and this hull might...
Forum: Yak Attack 06-14-2004, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,226
Posted By The French guy
Pictures

http://www.serc.fiu.edu/periphyton/serge/yak2.jpg
http://www.serc.fiu.edu/periphyton/serge/yak4.jpg
http://www.serc.fiu.edu/periphyton/serge/yak6.jpg ...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-13-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,723
Posted By The French guy
Talking :D I will never use anything else than Old...

:D I will never use anything else than Old Florida for my SW fishing. This is a fact.

For Freshwater species, I use the Vivarelli.
There is not springs in the mechanism, the lever just...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-13-2004, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,899
Posted By The French guy
For a reel that costs 15-25 bucks to make in...

For a reel that costs 15-25 bucks to make in Korea. It is really a bargain to buy it at $200!
I will stick to my Old Florida reels and I know what I am buying and who make them. Even though I pay...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-13-2004, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,723
Posted By The French guy
I have the semi automatic Franco Vivarelli reel...

I have the semi automatic Franco Vivarelli reel since 1999. I just love it and this is all I use as a freshwater reel from 3-6wt.
The line picks up with ease and fast. It is great to fish the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-22-2004, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By The French guy
Boeing developed this boeshield grease. It is...

Boeing developed this boeshield grease. It is great. You can either spray a thin layer or wipe it off to get a thin protecting film or spray largely and let it dry to a wax layer for extra...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-22-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,265
Posted By The French guy
I do not know what you are talking about. Check...

I do not know what you are talking about. Check the Dan Blanton's bulletin board for feedback about Old Florida reels. Check also the flyfisherman web site forum (flyshop.com) and the Florida...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-15-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,265
Posted By The French guy
Thumbs up Old Florida reels are great!!

I guess that you came accros my posts if you were looking for an old Florida reel feedback over the net.
I only own Old Florida reels for 2 years now and got rid of my other high ends reels such as...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 02-09-2004, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By The French guy
I was planning on doing some business with...

I was planning on doing some business with Michael Georgiadis (Storm reel) in the past. Wanted him to build a 5" reel with my specs under 250 dollars. This reel never made it as the price ended for...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-08-2004, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By The French guy
I know. Still no permits on fly. I just share...

I know. Still no permits on fly.
I just share boats with some of the best in the KEys and I wanted to share their knowledge on the board. I did not know when Del started his hunt for permits, but if...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 02-06-2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By The French guy
They are really expensive. This is an answer from...

They are really expensive. This is an answer from Vladimir Rachenko and Alex Kaplun: "The retail price range for our Titanium reels from $1700 - $2600"
Titanium is indeed expensive to work with. Ask...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-06-2004, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By The French guy
I am suggesting you buy the tarpon hackles from...

I am suggesting you buy the tarpon hackles from Hunters angling supply in New Boston. http://www.huntersangling.com
They have the perfect feather for tying tarpon flies.
They also sell the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-06-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By The French guy
permit myth...

I have not caught a permit yet... but I had many shots at them last year and this year (over 40).
I flyfish in Florida (Biscayne Bay) and from now until March bonefishing and permit fishing will be...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-13-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,593
Posted By The French guy
Thanks Eddie to point that out. I did not know...

Thanks Eddie to point that out. I did not know the journal was not that objective...
Too bad as it makes my point looks worse now...
It might be an exception, but my Nautilus is the best reel I...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-13-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,593
Posted By The French guy
This is how they process each year and nobody...

This is how they process each year and nobody complained about it before. But you are correct, so let's say the Nautilus received an Awards in early 2004.
:rolleyes:

I am Ph.D. limnologist...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-13-2004, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,725
Posted By The French guy
Also check this out: ...

Also check this out:
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid97/pdd28854cba6a2b1c96f0b6b03e01e4ea/fa054c63.jpg
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-13-2004, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,725
Posted By The French guy
Nautilus fly reel elected reel of the year 2004

It certainly helps to make my point. And I am very happy to own the Nautilus. A small company like Old Florida reels deserves that success. They build great high end reels at a fraction of the best....
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-13-2004, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,593
Posted By The French guy
Nautlilus reel elected best reel of 2004

It certainly helps me to make my point.
Serge
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid99/pd074a2ae37b0012f19d524f86bef6172/f9f50f3d.jpg

Also:...
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