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Forum: Art of Casting 05-20-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By desmobob
Know any tricks to cure "throwing"?

When conditions are good and I'm relaxed, casting is easy and I concentrate on the fishing. When the wind comes up or I'm caught up with the sudden need to make a l-o-n-g cast, my form goes in the...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By desmobob
I received a reply from Scientific Anglers...

I received a reply from Scientific Anglers including this information:

"Please bear in mind that the difference in many tapers is only a few thousandths of an inch, so it can be difficult to...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-19-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By desmobob
Hi Jim, Nice to hear from you, as always. ...

Hi Jim,

Nice to hear from you, as always.

What confuses me is that Scientific Anglers lists the taper specs for this particular line:

All-Purpose Sinking Taper
Applications:
The original...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By desmobob
I do a bit of warmater panfishing in a local...

I do a bit of warmater panfishing in a local deep, clear lake. Many times, a sink tip just won't get my fly to where it needs to be. I know the sinking lines are heavy, but why would a 5-wt. line...
Forum: Inflatable Watercraft 03-18-2014, 08:32 PM
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Views: 3,467
Posted By desmobob
Anyone eyeballing the new Outcast Stealth Pro?

I'd like to get a kick boat and want something frameless; something I can pack in my Subaru Forester or take on trips. I like the design of some of the Dave Scadden models but am leery of the...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-18-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By desmobob
SA Professional Series full sinking line

I needed a heavy full-sinking line to add to my still water gear in 5-wt. I figured it won't get used a whole lot, so I chose one of Scientific Anglers mid-priced "Professional Series" lines (type...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-09-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By desmobob
And from the other coast....

Maryland closes commercial take for stripers:

http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/news/maryland/maryland-closes-commercial-take-for-rockfish-020911

Good fishing,
desmobob
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 12-21-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By desmobob
Thanks. Happy Holidays to you and yours, too! ...

Thanks. Happy Holidays to you and yours, too!

Here in upstate NY, some folks are already out ice fishing. I have to admit, it's more than a little difficult to cut a hole large enough to fly...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-03-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By desmobob
I would truly love it if the southway opened up. ...

I would truly love it if the southway opened up. This year I did some reminiscing about the good fishing and good times that were had when the water still moved through there.... :cool:

...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-27-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By desmobob
Got one! ...and so do Rooster, Walt C. and Fred...

Got one! ...and so do Rooster, Walt C. and Fred K.. Maybe we should be bow fishing instead of fly fishing next season... thin out those sharks a bit.

We can also keep the beaches free of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-26-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By desmobob
It might backfire... what if the sharks were,...

It might backfire... what if the sharks were, you know, romantically attracted to such a nice toothy smile and long, slender figure? :Eyecrazy:


:eek:

Good fishing,
desmobob
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-21-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By desmobob
I was hoping there was someone around that could...

I was hoping there was someone around that could set me up with a twin 50-cal. gun tub that drops flush with the deck for easier casting and line management.

Thanks for the tip! ;)

Good...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-18-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By desmobob
:whoa: :eek: :Eyecrazy: Now that I think...

:whoa: :eek: :Eyecrazy:

Now that I think about it, wading isn't nearly all it's cracked up to be. Same goes for kayaking too, really. The striper fishing hasn't been all that great for the last...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-17-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By desmobob
That guy's got brass ones! Yeah... if a...

That guy's got brass ones!

Yeah... if a Great White ate half my kayak, I'd "get back on the horse" too. Of course, it would be a different horse...

Here's a photo of Rooster and Penguin and I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-12-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By desmobob
http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww41/desmobob90...

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww41/desmobob900ss/Cape%20Cod/SharkBait.jpg


Hmmm... length is right, but I have an alibi! And it's the saddest one: I was working!


Wait 'till those...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-07-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By desmobob
I'll have to say it's a P-40 Pungo 140. ...

I'll have to say it's a P-40 Pungo 140. :chuckle:

The sharkmouth nose art first showed up on WW1 aircraft but I think the P-40s of the American Volunteer Group flying in China (who copied it...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 08-02-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By desmobob
Welcome aboard! Good fishing, desmobob

Welcome aboard!


Good fishing,
desmobob
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-02-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By desmobob
I'm ready.... ...

I'm ready....

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww41/desmobob900ss/Cape%20Cod/SharkBaitb.jpg


http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww41/desmobob900ss/Cape%20Cod/SharkBaita.jpg


:hihi:
Forum: Yak Attack 07-18-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By desmobob
I just saw one guy's trick for using the rear...

I just saw one guy's trick for using the rear pull for release. You attach your anchor rode at the eye at the bend (rear attachement point) and then lay it along the shaft of the anchor, securing it...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 07-18-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,348
Posted By desmobob
Nice... thanks for the lesson. (You make it look...

Nice... thanks for the lesson. (You make it look very simple, but I know that kind of perfection doesn't come easily! I love the way the fibers on the top of the hackles are interlaced.)

Now,...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 07-18-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By desmobob
I camped out overnight on Burton Island on a...

I camped out overnight on Burton Island on a bicycle trip recently and really wished I had packed a fly rod for messing with the local smallmouths. Great looking water, unlike the muddy shallows of...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 07-18-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,348
Posted By desmobob
Pete, Your fly tying and photography skills...

Pete,

Your fly tying and photography skills are a joy to behold.

Those flies... are stripers worthy? I hate to say it, but the term "casting pearls before swine" came to mind right away! ;)...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 07-16-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,136
Posted By desmobob
I caught a decent one on a 5-weight while...

I caught a decent one on a 5-weight while blind-casting a weighted nymph for panfish, just relaxing. It fought like a small submarine and I imagined I must have hooked a carp or a big channel cat. ...
Forum: Yak Attack 07-13-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,573
Posted By desmobob
Juro, Very nice! Is that a Chesapeake Light...

Juro,

Very nice! Is that a Chesapeake Light Craft kit and building class? CLC describes the dory as once being the primary recreational craft on the New England Coast... "the Boston Whaler of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-13-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,200
Posted By desmobob
I couldn't help myself... I just bought a big...

I couldn't help myself... I just bought a big shark mouth vinyl graphic set to put on the bow of my kayak. And I named her "Shark Bait." A buddy cut the vinyl for that in a font that looks like it...
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