Ultimate Stripping Basket line minders - Fly Fishing Forum
Gear Talk - Fly Stuff Spoken Here Sage advice & fresh perspectives

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rating: Thread Rating: 8 votes, 5.00 average. Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 04-18-2000, 11:08 PM
juro's Avatar
juro juro is offline
Coast2coast Flyfishaholic
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Steelhead country|striper coast|bonefish belt
Posts: 20,591
Ultimate Stripping Basket line minders

After a few years of tweaking and toying, I've determined that the best stripping basket doesn't exist yet and to get it I'd have to build it. Yes, the orvis basket is a damn good one, if not the best store-bought model out there. But the design I had in mind is completely different from the ones people use today, so the mission to build the noveau basquet begun.

This was all well and good but every time I went to locate materials ol' miss Rubbermaid would wink at me in a dark aisle and for a few bucks, I'd walk out of the hardware store with another forest green dishpan.

Now that I've gone as far as cutting two slots and threading a nylon mesh strap with quick-release buckles to the dishpan, I have resigned to the fact that I will probably never build the grandiose basket I envisioned, and so the next step is to ask the readership...

Which do you prefer:

a) the drop-in insert that converts the dishpan to an orvis wannabe?

b) weed-whacker cord?

c) what else have you guyz tried?
Reply With Quote
 

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stripping basket idea teflon_jones Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 11 08-12-2005 10:58 AM
Line slips out of stripping basket hnl Works for me! 0 07-27-2004 05:13 PM
stripping basket sean Stripers and Coastal Gamefish 17 09-29-2003 05:42 PM
Stripping basket cones juro Works for me! 34 05-15-2003 10:53 AM
New and Improved Stripping Basket ssully Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 4 07-20-2000 10:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:50 AM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)