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  1. Thread: Cozumel

    by Greybeard
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    Well, my wife just loves Cozumel and since I...

    Well, my wife just loves Cozumel and since I never want to disappoint her, we just returned from a 3 week vacation there. I took fly-fishing and fly-tying gear and a stack of travelers checks with...
  2. Most of the comments I get seem to fall into, 'I...

    Most of the comments I get seem to fall into, 'I didn't know there were trout around here (Central VA)', 'I tried it and couldn't cast', or 'It is beautiful to watch someone fly fishing." Mostly I...
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    Kirk, Good choice! Enjoy your new kayak - the...

    Kirk,

    Good choice! Enjoy your new kayak - the Native Ultimate will be my second kayak.

    Greybeard
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    Emerald Isle, NC

    I'll be heading to Emerald Isle at the end of October and beginning of November. I'll be taking a kayak, a buddy has a small sea worthy craft, and I'm curious if anyone here has suggestions for...
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    Kirk, I'm new to kayak fishing, having just...

    Kirk, I'm new to kayak fishing, having just bought a 14' Redfish Angler less than 3 weeks ago. I've been out in it 3 times under gentle conditions. Before my purchase I researched the dickens out...
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    Thanks for the comments and suggestions. I'm...

    Thanks for the comments and suggestions. I'm looking at getting a Malone J cradle for the Rav4 factory racks and I let you know if they work any better. I will certainly twist the straps to keep...
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    Transporting a kayak

    I purchased a used Heritage Redfish 14 yesterday and drove home with it tied down on the roof rack of my wife's RAV4. I was astounded at the noise and not at all sure where it was coming from. It...
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    A bit late responding but I'm new to saltwater...

    A bit late responding but I'm new to saltwater fishing. I'll be going for bonefish in Cozumel starting March 30 returning April 14. On my return I plan to spend time on the Eastern Shore and the...
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    Most of my saltwater Clousers are tied on the...

    Most of my saltwater Clousers are tied on the 34007 but I have also used the 3407.
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    Sounds like a great day. It's something that...

    Sounds like a great day. It's something that would have been fun to attend but its too far away and as you said, its February in Maine. Thanks for the report, nonetheless.
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    Ray, Thanks for the Optivisor suggestion. I...

    Ray,

    Thanks for the Optivisor suggestion. I had been thinking about either a lighted magnifying glass like Hare is using or some auxiliary glasses. My vision is 20/15 corrected but I don't feel...
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    When asked who the first fly-tier was, God...

    When asked who the first fly-tier was, God replied, I AM.
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    I'll second Cold's response and note that the...

    I'll second Cold's response and note that the article liked the Peak vise best for under $150 but reading the article is only a start, I think its a good idea to use a vise and see if you like the...
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    Steve, I'm one of those you helped behind the...

    Steve,

    I'm one of those you helped behind the scenes with a kind response to PM I sent about a fishing kayak. I for one will miss your knowledge and your contributions to the board but I...
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    Crab cakes? Why didn't you say so?!? ...

    Crab cakes? Why didn't you say so?!? <g> Thanks - I don't have class that Saturday and I'm really interested in learning to fly-fish the Chesapeake bay - maybe even from a kayak. I may just have...
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    Thanks Scott. I checked the link out - Kent...

    Thanks Scott. I checked the link out - Kent Island is 3 -4 hours away depending on traffic but I might still go - don't know yet. I have not found the actual location of the event beyond just Kent...
  17. Thread: EP Baitfish

    by Greybeard
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    Scott, Thanks for posting. I was wondering...

    Scott,

    Thanks for posting. I was wondering how to tie those flies. I was wondering if the EP/Congo hair could be used for Clousers - particularly large saltwater Clousers?

    Greybeard
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    Chesapeake Bay

    Anyone here familiar with fly-fishing in and around the Chesapeake Bay? I semi-retired about a year ago and I have both the time and the inclination to explore the CB. I'm particularly interested...
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    I've been learning to tie Clousers and Crazy...

    I've been learning to tie Clousers and Crazy Charlies for a trip to Mexico. Salt water fishing is new to me but I think I'm going to enjoy it and apply whatever I learn to fishing the Chesapeake Bay...
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    The font size seems fine to me - and my eyes are...

    The font size seems fine to me - and my eyes are not as young as they used to be, I'm sorry to say. It certainly is a brighter and cleaner format. Other than that I'm just figuring out where...
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    I don't know about the rest of the bunch but I'll...

    I don't know about the rest of the bunch but I'll be interested in seeing you post a fly that you're happy with. I won't hold my breath because it seems you set the standards for yourself very high....
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    Mine arrived today too and I appreciate them very...

    Mine arrived today too and I appreciate them very much.

    Greybeard
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    I agree with aged-sage completely.

    I agree with aged-sage completely.
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    Tyler, Are you talking about how you bore the...

    Tyler,

    Are you talking about how you bore the center hole, which would be a drill bit, or are you talking about the inlet for the reel feet sit and are covered by the locking rings?

    Greybeard
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    I'm gearing up for SW fishing too (flats in April...

    I'm gearing up for SW fishing too (flats in April and then locally in the Chesapeake Bay). The Colton T-810 has interested me but I can't find much out about it. From their website...
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