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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-03-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By essexalan
Sean, I had a pair of Maui Jims made up in...

Sean,

I had a pair of Maui Jims made up in the UK. Due to my strong prescription the lens had to be glass and were ground in the US. Forget the exact model but they are wraparound pilot style....
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-31-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By essexalan
Mike, I love the scrap they put up and their...

Mike, I love the scrap they put up and their bully boy nature but when you get to unhook them....Their eyes seem to be following your fingers just waiting for an opportunity. Saw a few hospital...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-30-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By essexalan
Juro, Mike, his Merry Men and his half and...

Juro,

Mike, his Merry Men and his half and halfers will be arriving Monday next.
Myself and three others will be arriving on Saturday the 7th. At least one other party quantity unknown will be...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-30-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By essexalan
Guys, I reckon ole Mike might feel right at...

Guys,

I reckon ole Mike might feel right at home in Provincetown himself :hihi: Save the storys for the Squire or get a few drinks in Mike and he will tell you himself :eek:

Let the annual...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-27-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By essexalan
Colin, Good idea Matey! Count me in just a...

Colin,

Good idea Matey! Count me in just a few less pancakes every day!
Problem is if the suits read this and decide to bring in a saltwater licence for the area, then the money will go anywhere...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 02-01-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By essexalan
Thanks Juro :)

Thanks Juro :)
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-31-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By essexalan
Reels for Beach Lines

Hi,

Looking for a new reel plus spare spool to cover the requirement of sufficent capacity for a DH 12wt Airflo beach line plus backing. Reel would also be used, with different lines, for tarpon...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 12-17-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By essexalan
Mike, Anything that will eat rotting whale...

Mike,

Anything that will eat rotting whale meat will find you quite a tasty snack!
Will be in the West Yarmouth area but will have our travelling boots on. Less than six months to go!

Alan
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 12-14-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By essexalan
Hey Guys, How is the Great White population...

Hey Guys,

How is the Great White population building up in those parts. Protected species, all those tasty seals and Mike in his wetsuit definitely not a protected species :)

Alan
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-13-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By essexalan
Thanks Juro! Drowning is not much of a living!...

Thanks Juro! Drowning is not much of a living! Brewster is a bit dodgy when the fog moves in.

Looks like a big bunch of Brits have their invasion plans in place already.

Alan
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 05-31-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,802
Posted By essexalan
FishHawk, You hold 'em down, we will tie 'em...

FishHawk,

You hold 'em down, we will tie 'em up! Do you have to buy them a drink afterwards?

Alan
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 05-30-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,802
Posted By essexalan
Hi CSJ60 et al, Bringing a shoal of them...

Hi CSJ60 et al,

Bringing a shoal of them there Deep Eels with me hold your hosses! I Er... Uhm... don't have a digital camera, yet. Still a slide film man. On the must buy, beg borrow or steal...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-17-2007, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By essexalan
Some information. 8-11 spools are the same size...

Some information. 8-11 spools are the same size as the 8-12 spools except for the shallower arbour. However due to the internal dimensions of the arbour they are not compatible with each other ie...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-26-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,802
Posted By essexalan
Is that striper catching or drinking pints? Both!...

Is that striper catching or drinking pints? Both! Pint on the first, pint on the most and a pint on the largest? Or lets just enjoy the fishing and the laughs.

Alan
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-20-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,802
Posted By essexalan
Yes I suppose the big question is what colours do...

Yes I suppose the big question is what colours do Stripers actually see and how they see them? Or do they just see in various shades of grey? I think they probably do see colours quite well. Bet...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-20-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,802
Posted By essexalan
Thanks Juro, The tan I have looks nothing...

Thanks Juro,

The tan I have looks nothing like sand:confused:
I have to buy everything mail order which can be a problem. So I am looking for a reddish, orangey, yellowy, tan colour with maybe a...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-20-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By essexalan
Thanks Warren! Alan

Thanks Warren!

Alan
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 04-20-2007, 03:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,802
Posted By essexalan
Juro, Exactly what colour is "root beer" I...

Juro,

Exactly what colour is "root beer" I can't see this colour under the Unique hair selections and as we do not drink the stuff in the UK I am a bit stuck.

Many Thanks

Alan
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-20-2007, 03:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,287
Posted By essexalan
Hi, Where are you guys buying your...

Hi,

Where are you guys buying your Danielsson reels from? Are they a dirct import from Sweden? If you do not mind me asking.

Alan
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-01-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,429
Posted By essexalan
Hi Juro, Many thanks for that. Along with...

Hi Juro,

Many thanks for that. Along with the other info I have gleaned I should be able to come up with something presentable.

Alan
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 02-01-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,429
Posted By essexalan
Deep Eel

Hi All,

I am one of six Brits coming out to to the US at the beginnining of June for two weeks. Fishing the Chatham area. We will be fishing one day from a boat and the rest on the flats and...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-26-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By essexalan
Hey flydoc! Nope I have not seen that. Have you...

Hey flydoc! Nope I have not seen that. Have you ever seen Fred Flintoff hit a straight one back over the bowlers head for six? Now that is a thing of beauty. Call it a "crowd" ball, that's where it's...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-26-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By essexalan
And you would think that they would have the...

And you would think that they would have the decency to serve tea when they stop off at one of those "base" things. And why does the bowler have to stand on a hill? Ruins your run up. Hey Jamie I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-26-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By essexalan
Hey Jamie Can we include a description of...

Hey Jamie

Can we include a description of the wondrous game of cricket? Their baseball game does not have a wicket for heavens sake.

Alan
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