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Forum: the Rod Rack 09-03-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By chesterlh
I have an Echo2 9' 5wt. I must say, I really do...

I have an Echo2 9' 5wt. I must say, I really do like it and it does compare well with my other 5wts, including a Sage z-Axis. The rod is finished very well, and while I understand the value of single...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-15-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By chesterlh
Thanks Pete, I did search for Punta Allen,...

Thanks Pete,

I did search for Punta Allen, got some names of guides, but am hoping someone on this board has some first hand experience there and give me some names of some guides. Also, is there...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-15-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By chesterlh
Mexico information

Hey All,

My family and I are looking at a trip to Mexico this year, as opposed to our usual trip to Cuba. I have spent several years learning about Cuba fishing, especially in the Cayo Coco area,...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 08-15-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By chesterlh
Recommendations needed

Hi folks,

For the last number of years, my wife, young son and I have been going to Cuba for a week's vacation in early April. We usually go to Cayo Coco, and I fish a couple of days with the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 08-08-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,298
Posted By chesterlh
Flex light

Hi folks,

I am looking for a good flex light for my vest. I had a Sigmalite, great. Adjustable beam, good switch, easy to use, but it died and I am looking to replace it. I tried a Flexlight, but...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-05-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By chesterlh
Juro, all I get is: Cuba 2009 020...

Juro, all I get is:

Cuba 2009 020 (WinCE).jpg:
Upload of file failed.

Or:

Upload Errors
Cuba 2009 020 (Small).jpg:
Upload of file failed.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-04-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By chesterlh
Posting pics problems

Hi,

I am having problems posting pics from my recent trip to Cuba. The file size is well below the allowable, but I keep getting messages that say upload of pics failed. Any suggestions??
...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-24-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By chesterlh
Seasons Greetings

Hi all,

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone all the best for the holiday season and peace, prosperity and lots of great fishing in 2009.

Lewis
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-05-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By chesterlh
Picture upload help

Hi folks,

Tried again this AM to upload a few pics from Cuba, but am getting a failed picture upload attempt notice. Pics are jpgs and are reduced in size (36kb) but still will not load. Any...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 06-23-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By chesterlh
Norway

I am off to Norway for 9 days starting July 10th. Have time on both the Numedalslågen and the Mandalselva. To say I am a looking forward to this trip is a bit of an understatement. :) I have some...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-11-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By chesterlh
Cayo Coco report

Hi,

I have been unable to post any pics on this site from my Cuba trip last month. I will keep trying because we were on some awesome flats, and you need the pictures to appreciate them.

I...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-31-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By chesterlh
Cuba bound

I'm off to Cuba this coming Saturday for a week. Fishing with the folks at Paradon for one day at least, and a bunch of DIY with another fellow. Have to combine fishing with family duties, but am...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-24-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,776
Posted By chesterlh
After a reading a lot of these posts and other...

After a reading a lot of these posts and other travel related sites, I will be locking my bags. My friends in law enforcement tell me to make it difficult for someone to get at your stuff. Thieves...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-22-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,776
Posted By chesterlh
I got mine at a travel supply store, luggage and...

I got mine at a travel supply store, luggage and that sort of stuff. I just checked with the store that sold them to me and the staff have used with with great success throughout North America and...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-22-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,776
Posted By chesterlh
I purchased several of them for my travels. They...

I purchased several of them for my travels. They have a combination lock that you can set to whatever combo you desire and a special key opening that allows TSA staff, with the special key, to open...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-22-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,776
Posted By chesterlh
TSA locks

Hi all, I have been reading, with some concern, about equipment being stolen at various airports while anglers have been travelling to and from their destinations and that it is getting somewhat...
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 03-21-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,189
Posted By chesterlh
EP Flies

I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions for books or DVDs or even websites that give detailed instructions for tying the EP series of flies.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-16-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By chesterlh
Help with Permit flies

Hi folks,
I am heading to Cuba in early April. I have arranged some fishing for tarpon, bonefish and permit. I was there last year and saw all three and had a shot at the slam, but no such luck. I...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-01-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By chesterlh
Decision made

Thanks to everyone for their posts and PMs. Based on all that I heard and some other research, I have ordered a 9' 10wt Loomis Cross Current GLX. Can't wait to try it. Thanks again all.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-26-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By chesterlh
Thanks guys. So my question now is, given that a...

Thanks guys. So my question now is, given that a 10 wt. is a better rod for stripers, is a 10 wt. too light for tarpon and sharks? Either way I go will be a compromise, I know, but I am trying to...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-25-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By chesterlh
Opinion on new rod

Hi folks,

I am planning to purchase a new saltwater rod, to be used for tarpon, shark, striped bass and anything else I can think of. I have done some research and have narrowed it down to two:...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 08-13-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By chesterlh
I agree with Trevor. This is a great site and I...

I agree with Trevor. This is a great site and I love reading the posts, especially when the snow is blowing around the yard. I had the pleasure of meeting Juro at an FFF Casting Instructors...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-16-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By chesterlh
Tarpon flies

Hi all,

I am looking for recommendations for flies for small tarpon, 3-20lbs. I will be fishing for tarpon of this size in April and in the past have use Gotchas, but I think there are better...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-28-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,673
Posted By chesterlh
I am using Serengetti Stratas, new version with...

I am using Serengetti Stratas, new version with polycarbonate (or similar material)lenses. They are amazing. Light, clear, polarizing, photochromatic etc. Also, the new design fits close to you face,...
Forum: Art of Casting 11-15-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,227
Posted By chesterlh
Don't forget Ally Gowan's DVD Spey Casting Made...

Don't forget Ally Gowan's DVD Spey Casting Made Easy. It too is very good. I agree with the Simon Gawesworth recommendation, great book. Use it in conjunction with the RIO DVD and it is a great...
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