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Forum: Getting Started 02-10-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Speynut
? about rod cost

Ben,
A rod upgrade should greatly enhance the quality of your casting and your fly fishing experience. However, as others have mentioned and can't be emphasized enough, you needn't go to the high...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 09-08-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Speynut
NTI

Fishordie,
Sorry about this public response but your current profile won't allow PMs. Your rod sounds terrific but I'm really looking for a 4 pc travel rod that I can shove in my luggage. These...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 09-06-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Speynut
Redington NTI 9 wt

Fishordie,
I'm interested in your 9 wt NTI if you still have the rod, and it's 4 piece 9 footer. Would you consider $200 plus shipping for it? And if so, how would you suggest we handle the...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 05-20-2004, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Speynut
Burkheimer

John,
If your deal falls through with Moonlight, drop me a private message as I'm interested in the rod. I'm in close by Eureka. John:smokin:
Forum: Our Environment 05-04-2004, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Speynut
Unhappy Fisheries Preservation

Month after month of reading articles of the current administration's political manipulation of science, or their willingness to blatantly ignore it, leaves me disappointed by a level of thoughtless...
Forum: >> Archive: Bonefish/Tarpon Flies 04-01-2004, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,306
Posted By Speynut
Some Christmas Island flies

They look fine but they're too heavily dressed. If Moana was guiding he would take his toe nail nippers to them and cut them way back before allowing you to cast them. Most of the better guides there...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-06-2004, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Speynut
Martha, Martha, Martha...

John,

Pardon my cynicism but if she doesn't fly fish, I mean who cares?
Well now that I think of it, I guess her future cellmates will be treated to some nice curtains and enjoy canapes at six....
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-02-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,585
Posted By Speynut
Cancun trip

Pat,

You may wish to contact one of these south of the border outfitters for info:

http://www.cancun.com/watersports/flatfish/index.stm

http://www.cancunvista.com/travel/fly_fishing.htm
...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-28-2003, 01:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,041
Posted By Speynut
Salmon & Steelhead Legacy

Sean
As to your 0/5 count, it may be bad luck and a string of short takers but it may come down to the hook set you're using. Are you lifting the rod to set the hook? No matter if you're using a...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 06-23-2003, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Speynut
Cheap Do-able Nippers

The problem with most of us fly fishers is we get too hung up on the latest, greatest gadget and gear, and forget the old adage of, "Keep it simple stupid."

And nippers are an excellent example...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 06-23-2003, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Speynut
PT Nymph Tutorial

Mean Mr. Mustard,

Below is a link to a series of Harry's tutorials, and the specific link directing you to the tutorial on tying the PT Nymph.

I believe you'll find Harry's step by step...
Forum: Our Environment 05-14-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By Speynut
Frankenfish - Genetically Engineered Fish

Here's a LA Times story members may find interesting... John

May 14, 2003

COLUMN ONE
It Came From the Gene Lab
Faster-growing salmon? Aquarium fish that glow in the dark? Regulators are at...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-14-2003, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By Speynut
Ferrule Wax

Hey Brad, any cheap candle will do, with the exception of those from a nephew's birthday cake. Just slice a 1/4" to 3/8" disk off the end of a medium size candle (a warm knife does help), slip it in...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-22-2003, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By Speynut
Boat Bag/Gear Bag

Juro, Eddie, BobK, and Penguin,
Thanks for all the great ideas. I had a waterproof bag, which I hadn't been using as much as I could, and using it as part of my gear will allow me to go with a...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-20-2003, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By Speynut
Boat bag/gear bag

Say hey, anyone care to share their thoughts, experiences, or recommendations on a good boat bag/gear bag?

I'm looking to outfit my pram with one and I'm finding a tremendous variety online,...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 03-04-2003, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Speynut
Bob Pauli: local boy looking VERY good in print.

Bob,
I can't speak for Fred but when I grow up I want to fish the same runs you've been visiting. What outstanding fish. That brown buck is so big it looks like a salmon as first glance. Well done...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 03-03-2003, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Speynut
Bob Pauli's article

Fred,
I couldn't say it better.

Bob,
Congratulations on a well written and informative article for those considering picking up a two hander. You really provided their readers with some good...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 02-08-2003, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,211
Posted By Speynut
XLT

Nevada Caster,
I'm interested in the XLT 6/7 if it's still available. Shoot me a private email how you wish to do this and we'll make it happen. Thanks, John:smokin:
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-11-2003, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By Speynut
Thumbs down Fly Fishing Pet Peeves

Fred & Moonlight,
You two have captured the source of my greatest irritation. These clowns that will jump in and then park their lazy asses right in front of you while you're swinging a fly down and...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 01-11-2003, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,425
Posted By Speynut
Orvis Knot

SDHflyfisher,

The Orvis knot is another way to attach your fly to your tippet.

Here's a good link that shows you how to tie it:

http://shoreangling4u.tripod.com/knotguide/id22.html


John
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 01-11-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,425
Posted By Speynut
Talking It's all for knot

It's raining, the rivers are blown out, I'm tired of tying, so here goes...

The 16-20 knot is my current favorite, followed by Kreh's no-slip loop, and then the Trilene knot.

Those unfamiliar...
Forum: Our Environment 12-10-2002, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,256
Posted By Speynut
Angry Salmon Aquaculture Impact

Here's a very interesting 12/20/02, LA Times article on the environmental concerns over salmon farming. John

Fish Farms Become Feedlots of the Sea
Like cattle pens, the salmon operations bring...
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 11-20-2002, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Speynut
Crab Apple

Striblue,
Very nice pattern. I imagine with the epoxy it's damn durable, and would work pretty well on the left coast too. After you fine-tuned your pattern, how long does one of these take to tie...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 11-14-2002, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By Speynut
Sage RPLX & Overlining?

Juro & Eddie,
Thanks for your thoughts and insights. I think you boys have saved me from selling this rod and buying another to replace it. Sorry Juro.

John:D
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-14-2002, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,670
Posted By Speynut
Renzetti or Dyna King

Malcolm,
Since Dyna King is so expensive on your side of the pond, you might care to do a bit of plastic card shopping over here via the web. Here's a link to Dyna King's US dealers. Thanks for...
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