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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-02-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By gordonh
Actually this is a "good location", but you can't...

Actually this is a "good location", but you can't catch a fish here so it probably isn't on Basser's list. Unlike the Pike's Place FIsh Market in Seattle where employees have "caught fish", this is...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-01-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By gordonh
burning a spot 4/1/08:

This location is hardly a "secret" but surely more fish (numbers and weight) come out of this location than anywhere else on the canal.

I don't recall ever going to this spot without coming away...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-28-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,484
Posted By gordonh
I got a copy of "The Art of Surfcasting with...

I got a copy of "The Art of Surfcasting with LURES by Hromin for myself and one of my sons. Perhaps someone can provide the translator between the lures he mentions and various flies. My interest...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-30-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By gordonh

Davis offers a "lifeboat sextant" that is considerably less sophisticated than the one John bought, but it's only $39. I bought one of these to learn a little, and for me that's probably good...
Forum: Propwash 10-31-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By gordonh
Q re Lund setup

At the end of the summer I made a major effort at resolving the leaky wader issue: I bought a 16ft Lund Rebel. Although used, this boat had never been modified (at all). It has an anchor but...
Forum: Warmwater flyfishing 02-15-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By gordonh
carp team?

This morning's Wall Street Journal has a FRONT PAGE STORY about carp fishing. In the article a tournament in June on the St. Lawrence is mentioned.

Seems that the Forum has the nucleus for a team...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-09-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 743
Posted By gordonh
Audobon program report: aerial photos

Wed PM Tim Voorheis, a spotter pilot for a BFT harpooner operating off the Cape and Maine showed aerial photos at Audobon's Wellfleet center. The show sold out (100+ viewers) soon after the doors...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-31-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By gordonh
RIT, the brand of dye found in the fabric supply...

RIT, the brand of dye found in the fabric supply shops, makes a UV protectant for use in cotton and similar materials. It can take a white T shirt from a protection factor of 5 to 30, and it holds up...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-02-2003, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By gordonh
this could be you!

Today, as a good citizen, I took my '01 Mazda Tribute to the compost site after confirming my trailer lights were working.

After dumping the leaves I couldn't get the vehicle out of 'PARK'. Not...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-10-2003, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By gordonh
more than you wanted to know

see for details about these "adventures", you can even find a boat to buy that is designed for this stuff on the site.

I did follow Tori Murden's attempt to cross a couple years...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-09-2003, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By gordonh
Smile thank you!

Last night the shrimp flies that were a raffle prize at Wilmington arrived.

At the show I pointed out a couple of the Forum members I recognized either from previous introductions or pictures on...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-01-2003, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By gordonh
advance copy 4/1/03

****** April 1, 2003 ADVANCE COPY********

July 4, 2003

The population explosion of green crabs firts noted here in Chatham is spreading rapidly according to biologists....
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-09-2003, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By gordonh
canal tide tables on-line

The data for the full year as published in the booklet by the Army Corps of Engineers in now on-line (and working!):
click on massachusetts
click on recreation then...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-15-2003, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By gordonh
cape cod tides... thanks!

Thanks Adrian and Juro for the links!

Kush probably provided the key to why the bi-weekly tides usually repeat: when you revisit the same site two weeks later you are visiting at the OTHER tide,...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-12-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By gordonh
cape cod tides

Somehow you hear of "full moon: high tide at midnight in Boston". This isn't precisely correct but sure is useful (obviously you add or subtract to make it useful for your fishing location).

Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-28-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By gordonh

Is this yet another "transcending event" by the Penguin?

Cabelas and others do sell Great Blue Heron "confidence decoys".
Did the FFF's "Penguin" manage to be the first to "discover" the "GBH" in...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 09-16-2002, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By gordonh
uv protection

Although I haven't yet found it in local stores here in Massachusetts, Rit makes a uV protectant product that can bring a white T shirt from an effective SPF of 5 up to 30. This product is...
Forum: Fitness & Favorite Recipes 09-06-2002, 11:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,044
Posted By gordonh
great idea!

Tell us how to do this!

I would prefer to send $5 or $10, especially if I send a check.

The idea of a rod for the wife is a great concept, but a lot would depend on the individual. ANd...
Forum: Our Environment 07-23-2002, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By gordonh
Unhappy introductions

Years ago LOCALS introduced white perch into Moosehead Lake in Maine. Apparently it was too long a ride to ponds or lakes where they otherwise could be found. {It wasn't that far, maybe twenty miles...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-23-2002, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,340
Posted By gordonh
productive spots

Commercial fishing regulations require reporting the location of catches, in contrast to your request for information.

Amazingly here in New England there is some remarkably good fishing for cod...
Forum: Yak Attack 07-17-2002, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By gordonh
Cool you may be on to something!

Artificial tanning concoctions may be of benefit not only to those
who get no tan because they are tied down in the office, but
also to those who do get out on the flats! Is this the answer
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-24-2002, 11:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,761
Posted By gordonh
Circumstances may continue to keep me largely in...

Circumstances may continue to keep me largely in the lurker category, but putting the cap on in front of the screen might be an improvement. Hopefully I can get some schoolies to splash it.

Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-11-2002, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By gordonh
Eric, Fascinating! Would some form of...


Fascinating! Would some form of contact with a female, perhaps holding hands or whatever, be sufficient to overcome or replace the male "stink"?

My wife is pretty tolerant but I can't...
Forum: Yak Attack 03-28-2002, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By gordonh
other stuff

sunscreen (bug dope on bay side)
wading stuff: waders, shoes, suit, whatever
rain gear or windshirt
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-27-2002, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,480
Posted By gordonh
how to get to headquarters

I think this is how it goes....
Wear your fez and march around the parking lot in front of the Coast Guard station in Chatham. I don't think it matters which side the tassle is on but chanting...
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