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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-12-2005, 09:57 AM
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Posted By new yawk
hey. pm me and i will help you... the 8 wt. is a...

hey. pm me and i will help you... the 8 wt. is a good start, perfect for bonefish, snook, reds, jacks... but what kind of reel? how much backing? you need a warm water floating line, etc. ... send...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-07-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By new yawk
bahia honda can be good, or if i were you i would...

bahia honda can be good, or if i were you i would target ocean side flats on the low and rising tide. (last of the fall, first hour of the rise) you will probably not get a good shot at bones or...
Forum: Getting Started 02-05-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By new yawk
hi... living in san luis obispo, you might be...

hi... living in san luis obispo, you might be within some proximity to a few different types of waters to fish. there is supposedly decent saltwater fishing in the pacific near santa cruz. there are...
Forum: Getting Started 02-04-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By new yawk
tj--why would you want to leave florida??? and...

tj--why would you want to leave florida??? and why give up the 8 wt.? you have the perfect rod/reel for snook, redfish, bonefish, small tarpon and small permit... my first and only rod when i was...
Forum: Our Environment 02-03-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,741
Posted By new yawk
the authorities are going to "discuss" it with...

the authorities are going to "discuss" it with the tribe? and they can't even get them to return phone calls??? what the f--k? call your congressman, or whoever... this is really wrong. write...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 02-01-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By new yawk
don't know if you'll find the perms there at that...

don't know if you'll find the perms there at that time of year...sometimes yes, sometimes no... so maybe... but you'll be there at the end of the peak of tarpon season, and you should definitely see...
Forum: Art of Casting 01-30-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By new yawk
it sounds like you're throwing tailing loops,...

it sounds like you're throwing tailing loops, which is very common. that is why anglers frequently get "wind knots". as lefty kreh maintains, they have nothing to do with wind. pick up one of lefty's...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-27-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By new yawk
i couldn't agree more with scott about the...

i couldn't agree more with scott about the "peacefulness" of the sport. i love being on the water, and there is definitely skill involved in picking up (and catching fish with) a spinning rod or a...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-27-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By new yawk
you might find baby tarpon in creeks, or if you...

you might find baby tarpon in creeks, or if you want to take a drive up to flamingo and rent a canoe or a johnboat, you might bang a few. other than that, a good bet for wading off the upper keys in...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-20-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By new yawk
funny, i caught two largemouths about 12 years...

funny, i caught two largemouths about 12 years ago, one in april and one in october, that might've come close to the ny state record. a guy i was with for the april one (april 1st actually, but no...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-20-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By new yawk
funny answer above... but seriously, i would'nt...

funny answer above... but seriously, i would'nt (and haven't) killed any trophy fish i catch. i am not a vegetarian, and i love to eat fish, i just can't see killing a gamefish unless they will die...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 01-20-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By new yawk
man, why even take a fish out of the water if you...

man, why even take a fish out of the water if you don't have to? i treat fish really carefully, i think i've only taken tarpon out of the water twice--once was about a 30#er, quick photo... and the...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-18-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By new yawk
by the way, i own an old lamson (drag is ok, but...

by the way, i own an old lamson (drag is ok, but a little sketchy)... and i have owned bauers (good, but not a cork drag)... it just depends on how much $ you want to spend (on the reel, anyway).
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-18-2005, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By new yawk
ps--the ti cr-x's are a little on the big...

ps--the ti cr-x's are a little on the big side--so you might want the 8 because it seems a little more like a 9... my 9 is a little heavier than a typical 9... and they cast well when you over line...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 01-18-2005, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By new yawk
hi gtolb... you have a lot of options, all good....

hi gtolb... you have a lot of options, all good. i own a bunch of sage and scott rods, but i also have the ti cr 5 wt., and the new ti cr-x 9 wt. i really like the tfo rods. (they 're really fast...
Forum: Lines, Loops and Leaders 01-17-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,599
Posted By new yawk
i had the wonderline and didn't care for it, it...

i had the wonderline and didn't care for it, it started to crack... i got the SA intermediate striper line and i love it.
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-17-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By new yawk
ps--sorry, the sinker is also an SA line--you can...

ps--sorry, the sinker is also an SA line--you can usually grab some decent sinking lines cheap, online... i use them a lot when the stripers are deep or the bluefish are way under the schools of...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 01-17-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By new yawk
hi triston, i have a tfo 9 wt., and i find that...

hi triston, i have a tfo 9 wt., and i find that you can overline them a little. i throw a 350 grain line. it also depends on what you want to fish for, and where you're fishing. i also use an...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-17-2005, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,144
Posted By new yawk
hi matt, i know that tfo is unveiling a reel in...

hi matt, i know that tfo is unveiling a reel in the next few weeks. i played with one last weekend at the ct. show, and it was really cool. the 10wt. one was gonna come out for $250 i think, so maybe...
Forum: Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 06-07-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By new yawk
help?

hi guys, like your board, i've been reading it all night. i am supposed to fish with a buddy from chatham this weekend, but now he might not be able to show (work)... i have never been up there and...
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