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Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-28-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Striper
I said cut it off because the JB hollow is so...

I said cut it off because the JB hollow is so thin that when you loop it it becomes difficult to undo the loop connection. It is not impossible but you cannot easily undo the loops as you would with...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-28-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Striper
Be pretty hard to lose a flyline with the spliced...

Be pretty hard to lose a flyline with the spliced connections as they become an integral part of your line. There is a guy that I know that just patented a new splicing technique that is supposed to...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-24-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Striper
Juro, I am using the 80 lb. Jerry...

Juro,
I am using the 80 lb. Jerry brown hollow which will test well above 100 lbs. But for your application it might be
Wise to drop down to a lighter lb test. The 60 lb tested at 105...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 07-23-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By Striper
Juro, I have been doing a lot of tuna...

Juro,
I have been doing a lot of tuna fishing the past 3 years up there and have learned a lot from this experience. Have you considered splicing end loops using hollow core spectra. This...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-22-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,495
Posted By Striper
Fishhawk, That was a fun day...

Fishhawk,
That was a fun day even if we didn't get you to land an Albie. Montauk for those of you that are not as familiar is a place where you need to bring your biggest bag of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-12-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By Striper
Sean, You will learn to love your...

Sean,
You will learn to love your Maui's. I have had mine for 2 years now non-script and I love them. They are glass lense and I would not get plastic lenses again. The glass wear much...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 04-15-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By Striper
I too am saddened that I was never able to hookup...

I too am saddened that I was never able to hookup with Mr. Burton. He and I had many a corespondence about getting together but unfortunately for me we never were able to make our paths cross. I am...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 03-16-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By Striper
More sad news

Well I just read Sean's post concerning Art B. and my heart and prayers go out to him and his family, please Art if you get the chance to read this although we never got a chance to meet and fish...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-19-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,037
Posted By Striper
That's ginormous! I would guess 600+ or better????

That's ginormous! I would guess 600+ or better????
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-17-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By Striper
I nominate "The Penguin" for next years Mark...

I nominate "The Penguin" for next years Mark Twain Humor award. He will follow in the steps of some of the greats, Billy Crystal, Whoopie Goldberg, ETC. Pete you are the Bomb. The plier question on...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-17-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Striper
My prayers and condolences to you Mike. I hope...

My prayers and condolences to you Mike. I hope that your father is in a better place now. As stated time will lessen the pain but unfortunately will not erase it. The good times are what I think of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11-17-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Striper
The big girls have not moved through yet

Fished in the gale this morning, solid 4-6 fters. Far to rough to attempt a flyrod assault but we came prepared with some bass candy. Landed 6 bass all over 41" and the biggest being 45.5" 35 lbs....
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-31-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Striper
I fished Watch Hill to Hatchetts Reef today....

I fished Watch Hill to Hatchetts Reef today. Forthose of you that don't know the area down here that is a haul. And found very little action and what action I did find was of the very small variety....
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 10-04-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Striper
That is very true, the last part I would edit to...

That is very true, the last part I would edit to say "I don't want another one of those today"..:eek: Bill this is a VERY physical game and you will not have anything to compare it to that you have...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-25-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Striper
You are absolutely correct it cost more than I...

You are absolutely correct it cost more than I want to really admit but I was just commenting on how much a meal like that would cost if you went out to dinner to have it. In reality that fish...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-24-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Striper
Tuna Dinner.....YUM!

http://www.creativejewelrydesigns.biz/image/tuna/dinner.jpg


Grilled Bluefin tuna with Dijon Mustard glaze, Grilled Scallops & Shrimp, Fresh Green Beans, and pasta with a glass of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-24-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Striper
Sean, I think had I had the flyrod...

Sean,
I think had I had the flyrod ready to go I would have had no problem hooking one of the fish in that pod. But after hours and hours of coming up empty and not having any legit shots...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-22-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Striper
BFT Curse finally lifted

http://www.creativejewelrydesigns.biz/image/tuna/Miketuna.jpg


Well I went for my 4th trip this year up to CCB to hunt Bluefin Tuna. My goal was to get one on the flyrod. Met my buddy Jared at...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-20-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Striper
Hawkeye, I believe you are...

Hawkeye,
I believe you are correct but as far as I am concerned a quick pic is not going to hurt anything. If it were middle of the summer and hot I would not remove the fish from...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-20-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Striper
Josko, I am fully aware of the regs...

Josko,
I am fully aware of the regs but when you are jigging for tuna and pull up a bass what are you supposed to do???? I think we did what we were supposed to do and that is release...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-19-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Striper
Juro, You are right and thank you for...

Juro,
You are right and thank you for trying to make me feel better but it was a fish I have caught many times before and catching it deep jigging and not on the fly was even more...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-19-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Striper
CCB Tuna again 9/17/07

Well Bobber and I made plans to fish CCB once again for some SBFT. We left Bob's on Sunday night around 8:00 pm or so. Due to some unforseen misfortunes we didn't make it to Plymouth until around...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-11-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Striper
That just blows!!!!! I never get near the shore...

That just blows!!!!! I never get near the shore guy's I once was a shore guy and still do fish from terra firma and I absolutely lose my mind when someone in a boat pulls that sort of thing. Just no...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-09-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Striper
Sean, That is awesome! I also saw a...

Sean,
That is awesome! I also saw a rigger a couple of weeks back off of Watch Hill and had to take a pic even though I was some distance away from it.
...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 09-03-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By Striper
Dave, Congrats on the nuptials. I...

Dave,
Congrats on the nuptials. I would check around Fishers first thing and then head easterly towards Charlestown. I wouldn't go further than that and if the urge strikes you head over...
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