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Forum: For Sale by Owner 11-24-2010, 09:10 AM
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Posted By JohnM
Sage TCX 10ft 7wt for sale

Guys -

I am looking to clean out some of my rod inventory and have a Sage TCX 10 ft, 7wt (4 pc) that was used once. I am asking $300 for it.......I am in the Boston area and would welcome face to...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-01-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,736
Posted By JohnM
Felton - what is the website again ? Thanks !

Felton - what is the website again ? Thanks !
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-03-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By JohnM
Update

Update for the Long Island Trip. The Knowles who run Greenwich Creek have decided to move their operations to a beautiful new lodge on Long Island. The Lodge is located on it's own beach. Although...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 08-18-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By JohnM
Long Island

Guys -

I wanted to add in my 2 cents for Long Island since I will be hosting the trip. I have fished this lodge numerous time over the past 5 years. The lodge itself is very new and very well...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 07-21-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By JohnM
Ok, I will "take the bait"

First, there are folks in all types of fishing that have a "burr under their saddle" for someone who fishes another method. I am a traditional flyfisherman and I have had both "chuck and duck" folks...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-21-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By JohnM
"loaded" question

Tony -

Couple thoughts..........

* Most rods today are not made for over-lining.....the flex, taper and action are all predicated on the line weight that they are listed for. My thinking is...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 08-31-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By JohnM
rods

Interesting on the 10ft 6 wt.......I use that for my Great lakes Steelhead and did consider bringing one for the trip......The extra length would sure help with mending and allow for longer...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 08-27-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By JohnM
I'm back......

Guys.....

Thought I give you a report on the trip......arrived Thursday after noon, dropped our stuff and hit the 3 mile boat ramp.......hiked upstream for about a mile or so.....had paras and...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 08-01-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By JohnM
Thanks

Great info.......you hit the nail on one thing that concerns me about the trip though is the crowds......I am just not used to going a location with crowds....I have fished the Missouri a lot over 20...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 07-31-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By JohnM
Bighorn

Thanks Ted......I did get the feel that we would be fishing small stuff. My buddy told me today that the shop on the BH told him to shy away from brass/gold beahdheads as they scare the trout.....I...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 07-27-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By JohnM
Bighorn, MT

Guys:

Heading to the Boghorn at the end of August....anyone fish it before ? We are using a guide one day and renting drift boats that next 3 days......any feedback or suggestions would be...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-05-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By JohnM
Tierra Maya

I am considering going to Tierra Maya next spring for bones and permit. I have heard "mostly" good things about the location although some of the feedback I have seen has me asking more questions....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-20-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By JohnM
Anyone know ??

If some of the possible changes in the policies between the US and Cuba will allow us yanks to get to the rich saltwater flyfishing areas in Cuba ??
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By JohnM
good point

your right.....I use Southern to Long Island....their schedule actually lets us get an additional day of fishing in if we stay in Nassau on the trip down.

The gal in Nassau told me the reason the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-11-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By JohnM
Southern Air

I have avoided flying Bahamasair the last few years and have gone with Southern Air....much better service, more reliable and better schedule.....

Also, the other interesting thing that I have...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-26-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By JohnM
Thoughts

Hi.....

I think it all comes down to what feels comfortable in your hand and can it handle the conditions and fish you are after. Like any rod that you choose to fish for multiple species with, it...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-09-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By JohnM
Long Island

Tatco....

I have been going to that part of Long Island for a number of years now and have become close with the folks at the place I stay. They sent me a number of pictures of the area under...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-27-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By JohnM
Bones

I have a place that I can get you in touch with that you will LOVE. 4 nights, 3 days guided fishing. Food is plentiful and good, rooms are very clean and pretty new. Guides are outstanding and very...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-04-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By JohnM
Andros

I think Stafford Creek is right next to AIBC ? I have only had stayed at the Andros Island Bonefish Club while in Andros a few years ago. Fishing was very good....good numbers....caught a few fish...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 08-28-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By JohnM
Grand Bahama

Tim:

Like anything, trips are full of trade-offs.....I almost think you might want to focus on bones as that will allow you to stay closer to more "civilized" things to do when not...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 06-03-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By JohnM
Tipping

Guys:

Thought I would throw this out for discussion....here is a guide in the Bahamas to who tells his clients what he expects for a MINIMUM tip.......I think that is just plain brazen......any...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-11-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By JohnM
Thanks.....

Guys:

Thanks for your thoughts...Juro, this was a last minute trip...actually going by myself. Got the green light as the rest of the year is packed full with recitals, kids parties, etc. So, I...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-10-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By JohnM
Pliers and stuff

Guys:

I am curious....I am heading down to Long Island at the beginning of June for some bones, etc....I cannot remember in my previous trips if I kept my pliers in my carry on or checked...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-06-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,833
Posted By JohnM
Xi2 9ft, 8wt. 4pc, Abel Super 8 and SA Bonefish...

Xi2 9ft, 8wt. 4pc, Abel Super 8 and SA Bonefish Line
RPLXi 9ft, 8wt, 4pc, Abel Super 8 and SA Bonefish Line
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-12-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By JohnM
April

Hi Juro....

Happy New Year ! I would be interested in an April trip possibly......

John
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