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Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 03-24-2008, 09:46 PM
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Posted By SSPey
I use 20 lb Fireline to make the nail knots - has...

I use 20 lb Fireline to make the nail knots - has diameter of 8 lb mono, and digs into the line coating very nicely
Forum: Our Environment 02-23-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By SSPey
fwiw, the pH of pure water in equilibrium with...

fwiw, the pH of pure water in equilibrium with atmospheric CO2 is 5.65 - quite acidic - yet poorly buffered. Seawater has circumneutral pH because of all the CaCO3 in it, from rock weathering...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-28-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SSPey
did the email go through this time?

did the email go through this time?
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 11-25-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SSPey
no it is not available online, but check your...

no it is not available online, but check your email please.
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-17-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SSPey
a picture is worth a thousand words ... for those...

a picture is worth a thousand words ... for those interested, this is the figure that I attempted to describe


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v45/wigspix/Slide1.gif
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-16-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SSPey
sorry for being so verbose ...

sorry for being so verbose ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-16-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SSPey
Smalma, I read the paper quite closely, and will...

Smalma, I read the paper quite closely, and will share what they found. Check out the Figure in the paper where they show both original data from a number of studies of captive bred salmonids...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 10-16-2007, 01:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SSPey
to my understanding, they did evaluate 1st...

to my understanding, they did evaluate 1st generation hatchery fish, and the result was reproductive capacity averaging 85% of that in wild fish (but not significantly different, due to year-to-year...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-04-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,752
Posted By SSPey
zimflo, there are a lot of roads leading up...

zimflo, there are a lot of roads leading up there, but be aware that the upper basin is closed to vehicle traffic during weekdays (since 2000 or 2001), so you might have been up there illegally. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 09-04-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,752
Posted By SSPey
they are wild summer steelhead, as no hatchery...

they are wild summer steelhead, as no hatchery fish are allowed upstream of Siletz Falls. They hang around and sip bugs. Downriver, in the legal fishing zone, they'll take waked dry flies well. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 06-17-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By SSPey
Wild adult steelhead are increasingly used in...

Wild adult steelhead are increasingly used in Oregon to seed hatchery operations. This transition to so-called "broodstock" hatchery programs is being sold as the latest saviour for fish and...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 05-31-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By SSPey
tried this rod once, reps rod ... lined with an...

tried this rod once, reps rod ... lined with an Outbound 13 wt. It did feel a little heavy for my tastes, but developed great line speed and sent it out with the most gentle stroke imaginable. ...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 04-21-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By SSPey
if I am not mistaken, isn't the 8-11 identical...

if I am not mistaken, isn't the 8-11 identical dimensionally to the 8-12 with a shallower arbor?
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 04-20-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,661
Posted By SSPey
on a related note, I wonder if the new Hardy Girl...

on a related note, I wonder if the new Hardy Girl will be Asian?

ok by me :)
Forum: For Sale by Owner 04-20-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By SSPey
CND Atlantis - Oceana 9/10

CND Atlantis All-Rounder 9/10 (recently renamed the Oceana). This is the lighter of the CND surf rods. New, unused, plastic still on cork. Comes with bag and blank warranty card. No tube. Retails...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-03-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,727
Posted By SSPey
Bryan Styskal has a nice archived post on...

Bryan Styskal has a nice archived post on speypages describing fly line colors as seen from below in the water
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 02-16-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By SSPey
me too, and we will, soon...

me too, and we will, soon...
Forum: For Sale by Owner 01-18-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By SSPey
sale pending

sale pending
Forum: For Sale by Owner 01-18-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By SSPey
Forecast 11'6" 6/7 wt DH rod

Forecast 11'6" 6/7 wt. Built from blank with flor grade cork and slightly oversized SIC strippers. Rod will spey and overhead cast equally well, and is great off the beach with WF10/11 line...
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 01-11-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By SSPey
I found excellent fishing around Ithaca, lake run...

I found excellent fishing around Ithaca, lake run Atlantics, browns, and steelhead that responded well to swung dries and wets, nice small stream fishing for rainbows, browns, and brookies (sometimes...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-30-2006, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,248
Posted By SSPey
thanks for indicating threads on other websites. ...

thanks for indicating threads on other websites. I was on the fence, but after reading the exchanges on Piscatorial Pursuits (which I haven't visited in a long while), I'm now more clearly resolved...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Sea Run Forum 12-29-2006, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,248
Posted By SSPey
I assume they intend to re-open the river road...

I assume they intend to re-open the river road someday, so this backdoor access is an interim measure? If that's the case, then why bother? The EIS speaks of general problems with lost of access. ...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-16-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By SSPey
Sean, thanks much. the RIO chart lists the...

Sean, thanks much.

the RIO chart lists the Outbound WF9 for Echo 7 wt, and the WF11 for the CND 9/10. I can only imagine the latter is a typo, heavy
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 11-15-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By SSPey
Echo2 and CND Atlantis

Does anyone know which of the Echo2 scando rods accepts a grain load similar to the CND Atlantis 9/10 for overhead casting?

interested specifically in overhead. The Atlantis is nice - the Echo2...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-13-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By SSPey
they're more comfortable than bananas

they're more comfortable than bananas
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