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Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-08-2001, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By ronl
Cortland 2 handers

If the 2 handers are as fast as the Saltwater model I have they should do alright with the overhead cast. I have the 10 wt Saltwater model(green with power braid) and I can easily cast a 12 wt full...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-19-2001, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By ronl
Unhappy quiet board

Besides getting old and having hands that get quite numb in 40* air temps without any wind the fish have just left except for the holdovers here in Prov., RI. Any time it gets warm the winds are...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-25-2001, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By ronl
early stripers- Fall River

Fishawk- I think the area where the really early stripers are being caught is over in the Assonet River. In the past that area has held many holdovers and they become active before the fish in the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-16-2001, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By ronl
fly swap

Bob- I receiveed the flies in today's mail. They are great and I would like to thank all who participated. ronl
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 03-09-2001, 08:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,159
Posted By ronl
f;y swap pics

start below this line -----
This is basically a flatwing pattern, ie. Rhody flatwing. The main difference is the colors used because I...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 02-28-2001, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By ronl
RE:RIO AquaLux

Matt- I have tried the Airflo and find it always feels dirty during the warmer months here in the NE. I have the Striper line by Sciangler and have only had trouble with one of the cold water lines...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 02-13-2001, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,995
Posted By ronl
RE:clear intermediate lines

Fishawk- I hope I'm not prying into any trade secrets, but what do you use to clean the Airflo line. I have one and after severals outings it feels dirty all the time no matter what I use to clean...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-13-2001, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By ronl
RE:Since I'm a wealth of useless knowledge

ssully- I know who to get for my team when we play trivial pursuit, the next time the family gets together. Ron
PS- Is it spring yet.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-05-2001, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 947
Posted By ronl
RE:VERY Important reading...

I tried circle hooks last year and found like Aaron that the fish did a better job of hooking themselves than I did(old habits are hard to break). Once the fish was hooked though they didn't get off...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-18-2000, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,336
Posted By ronl
RE:Circle Hooks

Juro- Eagle Claw makes a black teflon circle hook that's not offset just for fly fishing. I tried them but am not happy with them- lost too many fish. They also tend to rust pretty rapidly. Just my...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 12-12-2000, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By ronl
RE:Striper Fly Swap

Count me in. Ronl
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-18-2000, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By ronl
RE:Kayaks Verse an Inflatable

Juro- You wouldn't be talking about another "Gerald" like Jack Gartside was using are you. HAHA!
On a more serious note- I was talking to a commercial Quahog diver who uses one and he's used it for...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-17-2000, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By ronl
RE:Kayaks Verse an Inflatable

art- This site has just what you are looking for and they look like they would row better than most inflatables I've seen plus they will take a small motor. ronl
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-24-2000, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,439
Posted By ronl

Tom Meade was probably just trying to justify the continuation of the article; therefore his paycheck. I have foul hooked an occasional striper but I have to think that they had a hand in getting...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-06-2000, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By ronl
RE:9/2 finicky funny fish

9/6/00- fished the special little outflow in Westport from shore and had the funny fish within range many times but they just weren't interested in anything artificial. They seemed to be feeding on...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-05-2000, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By ronl
RE:We have seen the light...

juro- Since as you said the tunoids are attacking schools of fish rather than individuals you might try Popovics "schoolie " fly. It was printed up in a past issue of American Angler. FWIW: He used a...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-08-2000, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By ronl
RE:homemade stripping basket inserts-to Juro

With the inserts doesn't the line tend to get underneath in the corners and jam or do you glue them in. Either way they seem to make for a heavy basket- why I like the cable ties. Just my $.02 ronl
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 08-07-2000, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By ronl
RE:Talk me out of tossing my barbless flies

I agree with John regarding the use of side pressure when fighting a fish but when I set the hook the rod tip goes to one side my line hand goes to the other and my hands are generally slippery...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 07-12-2000, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By ronl
RE:Cracking head section on Cortland QD 325 line?

Juro, et al.-I've had several lines crack from different manufacturers the latest being the cold water striper from Scianglers. Most of the companies if not all will replace the line if you send it...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 07-10-2000, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By ronl
RE:Pogy patterns wanted to share an use to harass summer stripers

This one is from Armand Courchaine through the Fisherman mag. Basic deceiver tail with an olive marabou wing and a white marabou throat. The cheeks give it the wide profile by using white turkey...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-27-2000, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By ronl
RE:Broken Rod Club!!!!!!!!!!

Greg- Last year I broke the mid section of my 3pc 10wt backwater at the top ferrule while fighting a fish. After calling Diamondback and getting referred to Cortland for their service number(for the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-20-2000, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By ronl
RE:Clear Intermediates?

Terry- I have and use the Sciangler cold water striper clear intermediate and haven't had any trouble with it in the past 2 yrs. even in the warm water of last year. It doesn't get sticky like the...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-18-2000, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By ronl
Sakonnet 5/17&18

Fished the Sakonnet River last nite at high tide- landed and released 7 the largest was 24" the smallest was 10" if I stretched it alittle. Nothing this AM but the warm front had come through so that...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 05-18-2000, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By ronl
RE:check this one out

dave- Some people just don't have a clue, but it takes all types to make the world go 'round.
This brings me to something I've been mulling over- why not make stripers, bluefish, weakfish and maybe...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-28-2000, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By ronl
RE:Ammendment 6 Issue # 1

I also agree with this issue except for the max. sustainable yield(MSY). They should shoot for less than the max to allow for naturally occurring situations that would reduce the YOY biomass- ie....
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