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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-04-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By arubaman
Raibow Inn sir! Thanks for the reply. And...

Raibow Inn sir!
Thanks for the reply. And ofcourse I will update how it was.
Ciao, Sander
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-03-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By arubaman
just booked Eleuthera

Hi folks,
I just booked a trip to Eleuthera, arriving 29th of april and leaving 6th of may.
Will be going there with the girlfriend and hopefully we both will manage to catch some bones on...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-09-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By arubaman
As stated before: get deep down into google earth...

As stated before: get deep down into google earth or other sattelite maps. they give you a nice idea of shallows and mangroves.

Lodging... the cheapest places are true backpack huts. for example...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-09-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,346
Posted By arubaman
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r184/arubamanpr...

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r184/arubamanprikbord/Drake/bahamamama.jpg
a nice mama for sandy undergrounds

http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r184/arubamanprikbord/Drake/olivemama-1.jpg
an...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-08-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,437
Posted By arubaman
Nice report Pete, have you got a tutorial on...

Nice report Pete,
have you got a tutorial on tying that floating minnow anywhere on the net?
Thx!
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-21-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By arubaman
My buddy laurenz lives there and just made the...

My buddy laurenz lives there and just made the move from passionate angler to passionate guide. If you google on an island's name and fly fishing I bet you will get the info you need, that works for...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-16-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By arubaman
Laurenz is truly passionate about the fishing. I...

Laurenz is truly passionate about the fishing. I don't have many references, neither does Aruba have much guides. But fishing with him is something I can recommend everybody. He's patient, will work...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-15-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By arubaman
Pete: bon voyage! I think I just started to envy...

Pete: bon voyage! I think I just started to envy you:o , you lucky man!

Jim: any pics and a report would definitely make me forget the snow and cold for a week. Would appreciate that.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-14-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By arubaman
Going back home (Aruba) in november

As the times of lovely hatches on the european streams are over and it starts to get colder it is time for me to take a break. Visiting my parents is always a serious issue, as they only count on me...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-12-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,338
Posted By arubaman
Got no clue what you're talking about. This forum...

Got no clue what you're talking about. This forum is a forum where I at least got info om some things and I don't think there's much more forums this open for real outsiders like a native Aruban...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-09-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,425
Posted By arubaman
Thought of it once. if it had to be a bone......

Thought of it once. if it had to be a bone... Scientific Anglers used to have bonefish prints on the cartonboxes where they packed the lines in. On the mastery bonefish series. It was just a...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-11-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By arubaman
Yeah, we know what it was... A nice and quite big...

Yeah, we know what it was... A nice and quite big triggerfish. HJ sightcasted on it and it got on, it started running and I was filming and told him to run after it to prevent it from getting stuck....
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 09-09-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,948
Posted By arubaman
Take a hook, put it in your vice, make sure you...

Take a hook, put it in your vice, make sure you have a rotary vice.
Tie in some eyes.
I like to wrap a bit of flashy stuf around the front part of the shank, or take colored tying thread in the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-09-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By arubaman
Just wanted to share, DIY

Good preparations.
Finding a nice place on the internet with not much known about it.
Checking out to make sure it's the good season. Checking once more to see you even got the moon right....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-07-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By arubaman
Rooster

After seeing yet another nice clip on roosters...
anyone with DIY experience around? fishing them from shore seems like ultimate to me. hope to hear a bit more about it here or on personal message....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-22-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By arubaman
That's exactly my idea Sean. Weight classes are...

That's exactly my idea Sean.
Weight classes are based upon the weight of the line you will be casting. if you have out about 50 ft of your 9 weight line, that gives a certain force on your rod. Why...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-20-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By arubaman
Concerning that budget and purpose, I would say...

Concerning that budget and purpose, I would say you should determine for yourself wether you want to get a second-hand rod of a big brand's name. Probably a discontinued series and with no warranty....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-19-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By arubaman
oops. clicked reply twice.

oops. clicked reply twice.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-19-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By arubaman
Hi, if you are concerned about getting damaged......

Hi, if you are concerned about getting damaged... Yes, Aruba is very save. I lived there for 20 years and my parents still live there. For what I know about the past 30+ years never a hurricane realy...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 03-19-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By arubaman
Uhm... you want us to sum up a list of rods we...

Uhm...
you want us to sum up a list of rods we like or own?

If you want a bit more information you should give us a lot more information:Eyecrazy:

With that I mean: what kind of action are...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-18-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By arubaman
My island :hihi: would not be the perfect...

My island :hihi: would not be the perfect flyfishing destination if it's the fishing you are going for. But if it's just a couple of times wading and trying to get a bone to the business end of your...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-18-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By arubaman
As a semi-European I still wonder who ever...

As a semi-European I still wonder who ever invented tipping as a standard.

Personally a tip is a way to say thank you, but in a material way. you give a "token of appreciation" to the one who...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-28-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By arubaman
first part of a report just posted... I just...

first part of a report just posted...
I just hope Sven reads it and will be calling me next time :p
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-28-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By arubaman
Thumbs up Aruba, trip report part 1

Aruba update…
Finally!
It was the seasons coming and after more then two long years I got off for Christmas and returned back to home. It is always good to be with the family during the last weeks...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-27-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By arubaman
Info on Nicaragua?

Getting back from Aruba I realised nothing is worse then ending a trip and beeing back home with that cold turkey feeling. Like a junkie without his dope I was truly in need of more adventures.
So...
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