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Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-19-2015, 02:59 PM
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Posted By MartyG
When not bonefishing ...

I had some custom golf balls made up recently. For when you're not hitting the ball well.

http://www.flyfishingforum.com/flytalk4/attachment.php?attachmentid=7578&stc=1&d=1432065566
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-05-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Fly Lines - Replacement time?

Question: My fly lines are 3-4 years old with moderate use. The store I usally buy my gear from has striper and bonefish lines now for 30% off.

Sounds like a good time to replace them. Or is it?...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 12-22-2014, 08:05 AM
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Views: 6,341
Posted By MartyG
check out this book. it has info on every place...

check out this book. it has info on every place to fish.

http://www.bahamasflyfishingguide.com/
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-19-2014, 04:42 PM
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Views: 2,740
Posted By MartyG
We got a cold front when I arrived. Locals liked...

We got a cold front when I arrived. Locals liked the cooler temps but I was hoping for 85 and 5-10 mph winds. I cut down on my normal fishing hours and just relaxed. You can't force fishing! ...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-25-2014, 01:58 PM
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Views: 2,740
Posted By MartyG
Off to Eleuthera 11/1-11/8

Off to Eleuthera 11/1-11/8 so if anyone is around shoot me an email.

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-13-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By MartyG
Just looks up posts from Vince and his DIY...

Just looks up posts from Vince and his DIY groups. Lots of pictures and trips reports.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 05-15-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By MartyG
Governor's Harbour area guide

Back to Eleuthera again this Saturday. If the wind isn't howling I thought I might try a guide. Paul Petty is in the area I believe. Does anyone have any first hand experience fishing with a guide...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-05-2014, 04:44 PM
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Views: 1,117
Posted By MartyG
Back to Eleuthera 4/8-4/14

If anyone is going to be in Eleuthera and might want to fish between 4/9 and 4/13 let me know. I'd like to take out Ocean Fox or Paul Petty to try for some mahi. I think it's a good time of the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-14-2014, 03:21 PM
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Views: 1,588
Posted By MartyG
Trip Report Eleuthera 3/7-3/13

Great weather. Hot, light to medium breeze.

This was a unique trip because I forgot my gear sling with both of my best fly boxes with all of my Charlies, Gotcha's, and Clousers, etc... Basically...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 01-27-2014, 09:46 PM
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Views: 1,735
Posted By MartyG
Trip Report - Eleuthera 1/12-1/22

Overall nice weather starting in the low 80's for daily highs with wind from N-NE changing to SW with cold front passing through on day 5. Some rain followed but soon turned to sunny days in the low...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 11-25-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,342
Posted By MartyG
Thanks for the report. It's good have great...

Thanks for the report. It's good have great details about the species, best fishing season and some locations for futuer reference.

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-23-2013, 05:05 PM
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Views: 2,139
Posted By MartyG
Thanks Dave. I'll rig both rods. Is there a...

Thanks Dave. I'll rig both rods. Is there a minimum tippet strength you'd recommend for chickens? 12lb? 20lb?

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-19-2013, 08:28 PM
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Views: 2,139
Posted By MartyG
Flies for Mahi Mahi?

Heading to Eleuthera and have gotten to know a guy with a charter boat who always says he can get me into Mahi Mahi. I might just do it this next trip in 9 days.

Can anyone advise on the types of...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-19-2013, 08:24 PM
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Views: 3,809
Posted By MartyG
John - I sent a PM. Thanks, Marty

John - I sent a PM.

Thanks,

Marty
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-14-2013, 10:25 AM
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Views: 3,809
Posted By MartyG
Martin - I'd recommend anywhere on the Atlantic...

Martin - I'd recommend anywhere on the Atlantic side from Governor's Harbour and south through Tarpum Bay. When the winds are down the ocean side is calm and makes for great fishing from the...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 10-12-2013, 03:50 PM
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Views: 3,809
Posted By MartyG
Another trip to Eleuthera 10/28-11/6

if anyone will be traveling to Central/Southern Eleuthera and would like to fish just drop me a PM.

I'm thinking about renting a kayak and trying the creeks in Weymss Bight.

Also Whiteland...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 09-09-2013, 08:25 AM
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Views: 2,372
Posted By MartyG
South Eleuthera creeks

Last April I had a chance to drive past many creeks in South Eleuthera in the areas of Green Castle and Wyemss Bight. Have any of you kayaked through those creeks? I know I can get a kayak through...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-09-2013, 11:02 AM
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Views: 1,652
Posted By MartyG
Maybe I got it wrong in my rush to read the...

Maybe I got it wrong in my rush to read the article. If that's all it is then I don't get why the airlines are in a panic.
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-08-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,652
Posted By MartyG
Bahamas airfair surcharge

Have you guys read this yet?

The Bahamas gov't is going to add $75 to each one way ticket ($150 roundtrip). Basically a 2-3 rum punch per day hit to our wallets for a week long trip.
...
Forum: Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here 07-06-2013, 07:02 PM
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Views: 10,637
Posted By MartyG
I love the Orvis Sling. Could be any makers...

I love the Orvis Sling. Could be any makers sling. Weight is carried on your back and you can cast with no issues and they hold a surprising amount in a compact area.

Also I like that you can...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 07-06-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,261
Posted By MartyG
Three salt water setups. All are 9.5 tip flex. ...

Three salt water setups. All are 9.5 tip flex.

Orvis TLS 8 weight w/Orvis Large Arbor IV & Orvis Striper Intermediate plus a spare spool with same line. Old setup but casts great. Reels should...
Forum: Our Environment 06-25-2013, 09:25 AM
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Views: 10,649
Posted By MartyG
Wow. I watched the video and was shocked. I'd...

Wow. I watched the video and was shocked. I'd read several years ago about the farms in the North Atlantic in Norway and Sweden. All I remembered was that the fish ended up living in water with a...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 04-24-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By MartyG
Okiplug, I'm far from an expert but I have...

Okiplug,

I'm far from an expert but I have stayed in N. Palmetto point around 8 times and the tides are obviously important. However, with that said, I've always run into wind so being able to...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,423
Posted By MartyG
After my experience at Savannah Sound I admit...

After my experience at Savannah Sound I admit that I look around often when I'm on the edge of the flat when I get up to my waist.

And I've seen a dorsal move slowly through the water on more than...
Forum: Bonefish, Tarpon, and other Obsessions 03-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,423
Posted By MartyG
I've talked with some locals about big sharks in...

I've talked with some locals about big sharks in Savannah Sound and they told me that if a bull is known to frequent it they will stake a dead goat out at the low tide point and wait for the shark to...
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