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Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-16-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By jlsmithii
pescaphile, i believe we are saying the same...

pescaphile, i believe we are saying the same thing then, just misunderstanding each other's terminology.



i must agree. general rule, size of fly divided by 3 to get preferred tippet size. ...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-15-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By jlsmithii
explain how it is the width and not the arbor...

explain how it is the width and not the arbor size. (arbor size being reel arbor + line on reel diameter).

the width of the reel is constant as made by the factory.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-15-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By jlsmithii
explain how it is the width and not the arbor...

explain how it is the width and not the arbor size. (arbor size being reel arbor + line on reel diameter).

the width of the reel is constant as made by the factory.
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-14-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By jlsmithii
juro, not necessarily, just looking for some good...

juro, not necessarily, just looking for some good conversation. just happened to pick the 3.5 stats because that was a line weight that i could compare a SA to MA to LA reel.

as for the drag...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-13-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By jlsmithii
juro you make some valid points, but for the vast...

juro you make some valid points, but for the vast majority of sweet water fishing, you rarely get into your backing (except salmon, large steelhead), so do you think that a LA is worth it otherwise...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-12-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By jlsmithii
just some more food for thought: From the...

just some more food for thought:
From the orvis webpage specs:

to keep it apples to apples in comparison all specs are for the III model (based on 6wt line) and backing is 20 lbs orvis dacron.
...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-12-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By jlsmithii
LA vs SA reels

i've been thinking about this recently and wonder what the members of this forum think.
is it better to get a large arbor reel or a regular arbor reel? bear in mind the following...
large arbor...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 03-12-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By jlsmithii
LA vs SA reels

:) :) :)
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 01-11-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By jlsmithii
get the book and plan a trip where you want to...

get the book and plan a trip where you want to go.
the ausable might be a nice trip
salmon river in pulaski - salmon runs and steelhead...

multiple options, multiple species, multiple locations
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 01-09-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By jlsmithii
sorry teflon, but none of those places are true...

sorry teflon, but none of those places are true upstate.
they get no where enough snow:chuckle:
Forum: The Quintessential Trout 01-08-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By jlsmithii
there is. where exactly will you be in upstate...

there is. where exactly will you be in upstate ny?
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 12-14-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By jlsmithii
different prespective: sims are probably the...

different prespective:

sims are probably the best - but you will pay for it
white river is bass pro
hodgemans are fine
orvis - are good but will pay for the name
cabelas - good as well

the...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 12-06-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By jlsmithii
you hit the nail on the head you can never have...

you hit the nail on the head
you can never have too many rods
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 11-06-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By jlsmithii
gents, i think you all have steelhead...

gents,

i think you all have steelhead envy.:chuckle:

that is one nice fish
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 08-14-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By jlsmithii
glad to hear everything was ok just some...

glad to hear everything was ok

just some tips:

if you need an epi pen, i'd recommend carrying 2 around or get the twin injection pens. often a second dose is required.

likewise, make sure...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 08-05-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By jlsmithii
same problem. the problem is only with the...

same problem. the problem is only with the overhead casting subforum.
the spey forum states there are no posts under it.
is there anything in these forums and that's why we can not access them or...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-24-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By jlsmithii
this rod is on the pricey side but it casts very...

this rod is on the pricey side but it casts very nice

try the sage txl series
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 07-21-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By jlsmithii
i can't really speak for "pure" atlantic salmon...

i can't really speak for "pure" atlantic salmon fishing, but for the pacific species that run in the great lakes, the new material is used quite a bit. likewise, for the landlock atlantics in new...
Forum: Art of Casting 06-25-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,155
Posted By jlsmithii
My advise to you is forget the complexities of...

My advise to you is forget the complexities of leader for right now. The problem is with your casting stroke as manifested by the hook even when you have leader on.
What the rod was doing at the...
Forum: Getting Started 06-02-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By jlsmithii
look at the temple forks fly rods. the low end...

look at the temple forks fly rods. the low end cast well and are priced under $100
match this with a orvis battenkill or mid arbor battenkill (again around $100) and you'll be set
Forum: >> Archive: Striper (etc) Flies 05-22-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By jlsmithii
good looking fly

good looking fly
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-18-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By jlsmithii
well, i finally got the vise. i chose the...

well, i finally got the vise.
i chose the renzetti travel vise and have been very pleased.
thanks everyone for their input
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 05-16-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By jlsmithii
i use a 9 wt and fish big comet patterns. i...

i use a 9 wt and fish big comet patterns. i know other people who fish smaller nymph patterns and egg sac patterns. fly selection varies greatly.
enjoy yourself
Forum: Great Lakes Steelhead & Salmon 05-15-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By jlsmithii
i routinely fish the salmon run. yes there are...

i routinely fish the salmon run. yes there are plenty of less than sporting fishermen but you can still enjoy honest fishing for some large fish.
early in the season and fish the DSR. or go later...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 05-08-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By jlsmithii
it'll actually be a group of guys going in on the...

it'll actually be a group of guys going in on the gift. nice gifts have been the norm. the last guy who retired received a custom made flintlock muzzleloader (big blackpoweder hunter)

hopefully...
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