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Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-26-2006, 12:59 PM
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Posted By bluenose
Did some further checking. Best price I could...

Did some further checking. Best price I could find on the Cortland Endurance rod is $169.89 Canadian. The price you mentioned sounds like a "steal".

Regards
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 07-25-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By bluenose
I have a five year old Cortland CL 9', 2pc. 5/6...

I have a five year old Cortland CL 9', 2pc. 5/6 wt. The finish of the rod and its casting would be comparable to some rods that cost more. I have been happy with its performance and with the money...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 06-19-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By bluenose
Here's a link to the NY stocking schedule for...

Here's a link to the NY stocking schedule for Chautauqua County.

http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dfwmr/fish/stokchau.html

Do a Google for Chautauqua County to try for some additional info. ...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-13-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By bluenose
Here is an article that can get you started. ...

Here is an article that can get you started.

http://www.onlineflytyer.com/article_brookies1.asp

Regards
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-04-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By bluenose
Is silicone an endangered species? :chuckle: ...

Is silicone an endangered species? :chuckle:

I've always wondered if these people use leather belts/coats/shoes.

regards
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-31-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By bluenose
For 2006, St. Croix has a new model which...

For 2006, St. Croix has a new model which replaces the Imperial. It is made off shore. You can check it out on their website.

Regards
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-31-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,582
Posted By bluenose
My St. Croix Imperial ( no longer made ) and my...

My St. Croix Imperial ( no longer made ) and my Tioga reel are both U.S. products. The price on both was reasonable taking into acount the exchange on the Canadian dollar.

Both rod and reel are...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-23-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By bluenose
Doak's catalogue states: "the hooks pictured are...

Doak's catalogue states: "the hooks pictured are very close to actual size", so you are correct on that.

As to the LaHave, I've never fished it but was born next to it in Bridgewater! Hope to get...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-22-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By bluenose
The only thing I've come across similar to what...

The only thing I've come across similar to what you're after is on the Mustad web site. When you go through the different hook types, there is a link that opens up a printable page showing the hooks...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-11-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By bluenose
Check out the Teton Tioga. A lot of people...

Check out the Teton Tioga.

A lot of people use them in the saltwater as well as freshwater.

Rock solid reels!

Regards
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-11-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By bluenose
I've cleaned a handle using a pasty mixture of...

I've cleaned a handle using a pasty mixture of baking soda and water. Used an old toothbrush to scrub it in, then rinsed/wiped it off.

Regards
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-06-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By bluenose
I haven't tried them, but the reviews I've read...

I haven't tried them, but the reviews I've read about them seem favourable. They are said to be a solid connection and will pass through the guides.

There is a newer version out (or coming out)...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 01-06-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By bluenose
Being new to both fly fishing and tying, my...

Being new to both fly fishing and tying, my knowledge base is limited.

I have in my reading, come across references to patterns with red throats and heads, where the red might be useful in...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-13-2005, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By bluenose
Here is a link to Redington. Looks like the...

Here is a link to Redington. Looks like the shirt in question.

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Regards
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-29-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By bluenose
It's brand new, selling for $99.00 (Reg. $178) ...

It's brand new, selling for $99.00 (Reg. $178)

Might go the extra few $ and get the St.Croix premier.

I don't want to spend a bundle as I'm just getting into steelhead to extend the season...
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 10-29-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By bluenose
Fenwick Bass Class Rod

Anyone familiar with the Fenwick Bass Class fly rod - BCF 908-2?

It appears to be a discontinued model, a 9' 8wt. I'm looking at getting it for steelhead.

Any input would be appreciated.
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Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 10-14-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,593
Posted By bluenose
Originally from Nova Scotia. Regards

Originally from Nova Scotia.

Regards
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 10-08-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By bluenose
Another vote for the Tioga. I've used the...

Another vote for the Tioga.

I've used the Tioga 6 for trout and have had no problems. It's built like a tank and you can use either a regular spool or the large arbor spool - they're...
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