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Forum: For Sale by Owner 06-17-2008, 06:19 AM
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Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Sold.............

Sold.............
Forum: For Sale by Owner 06-07-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Thomas & Thomas DH 1212-3

I have a T & T DH 1212-3 fly rod for sale, complete with original sock and tube. It has slight dirt on the handle, but no other obvious signs of use. It has never been, " Clousered," damaged or...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-02-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Pete, I developed that rod for TFO from start to...

Pete, I developed that rod for TFO from start to finish. You need to overline by at least two line-weights for two-handed casting. This is true of any switch type rod.

The reason is that line...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-13-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
If you like Meiser rods, check out his version of...

If you like Meiser rods, check out his version of the Surf Launcher, which is a 3-piece 11'4". It is a real corker with a 650 grain Skagit.
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-23-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I spent an hour casting a zero gravity alongside...

I spent an hour casting a zero gravity alongside a two-hundred dollar fly rod last winter, and honestly can't tell you that the zero gravity was any better, although it was five-hundred dollars more...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-19-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
That was not very well thought out, my apologies.

That was not very well thought out, my apologies.
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 11-19-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Forgot to ask, what size and type hooks are...

Forgot to ask, what size and type hooks are working for you?
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 11-19-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Hey Jim, thanks for the post. Are you...

Hey Jim, thanks for the post.

Are you swinging them or swimming them, or what????

Jay Horton
Forum: Art of Casting 11-19-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I practice my spey casting at least once a week...

I practice my spey casting at least once a week at Highbank on the Bass River in South Yarmouth/Dennis. I have plenty of rods for you to try out, just drop me an e-mail and we will set up a date &...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 10-20-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Brian, if you can't get a local sale, I will take...

Brian, if you can't get a local sale, I will take it off your hands.

Can pay via PayPal if that suits.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-09-2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,947
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Juro, I am into my fourth season iwth a pair of...

Juro, I am into my fourth season iwth a pair of Simms Goretex Bootfoots with the lug soles. Best waders I have ever owned and never a leak.

I think if I tried to walk ten-miles in them, my feet...
Forum: Art of Casting 06-30-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
This is a very simple thing to diagnose and to...

This is a very simple thing to diagnose and to correct.

" The fly line is going to travel in the direction the rod tip travels at the end of the stroke."

Your rod tip is traveling from right to...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-11-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Chest packs are tools of the devil. Save...

Chest packs are tools of the devil.

Save yourself some money and aggravation. Just as an experiment, duct tape a five pound bag of flour to your chest and go fishing.
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 04-08-2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Salmon River Mini-Report April 3-4

Trying to answer several posts at once.

I am just back from the river.

Fished briefly Monday April 3. Missed meeting with guide due to technology malfunction, ( Read: dead cell phone battery.)...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-09-2006, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Great lines-I have 5-9 and think they are as good...

Great lines-I have 5-9 and think they are as good as any line on the market.
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 02-28-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I am up to the Salmon, the first week in April,...

I am up to the Salmon, the first week in April, and CANT WAIT!
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 02-08-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I'm not sure it's safe to say that the DEC wants...

I'm not sure it's safe to say that the DEC wants to manage for Steelies, but that is the gist of Fran's personal position.

I think he encounters great resistance to this on every level, not just...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 02-08-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,710
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I am in for certain, if it is for spey casting,...

I am in for certain, if it is for spey casting, but only on a Sunday, ( My only day off.) I am pretty sure you could count Josko in for this as well.


jhorton@haydenreels.com
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 02-08-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I don't think I am mistaken, but I do believe I...

I don't think I am mistaken, but I do believe I mis-stated. 50% was the return rate, not the catch rate.

The gist of it was that by managing the fishery for steelies rather than the annual salmon...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 02-06-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,561
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I have been watching this thread with interest...

I have been watching this thread with interest for several days now, trying to find time to craft a thoughtful response, but will have to settle for a couple of brief points instead.

Manufacturing...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 02-05-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
I recently had the good fortune to spend several...

I recently had the good fortune to spend several hours with Fran Verdilova on the Salmon River. For those who don't know him, he guided the river full time for many years and is now in charge of the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-28-2006, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Hey Juro, that was at Race Point. December 5 or...

Hey Juro, that was at Race Point. December 5 or 6, 1999, if memory serves? There was not big wind that day, but it was right in our faces. As I remember it, Juro was the only one in the group who...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-26-2006, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Mostly double-spey and snake roll. Could not...

Mostly double-spey and snake roll. Could not throw enough D into my D Loop to work more than about thirty feet of line plus a ten foot leader, but it was all laying out straight and forty feet is...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-26-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Who said anything about two-handers? I was...

Who said anything about two-handers? I was fishing a 9' 5-weight.:smokin:

Locals said the Swift was at it's highest level in over forty years. Great opp for working on delivery with zero back...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-18-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By 2HandTheSalt
Lamson Waterworks ULA Purist series. Large arbor...

Lamson Waterworks ULA Purist series. Large arbor and 2.75 ounces.

Just don't drop it!
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