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What equipment/flies do you recommend?

General Discussion / Re: Orvis Access Saltwater Fly Line
« on: March 24, 2015, 12:55:35 PM »
Some thoughts:
1. Reviews of this line at are overwhelmingly positive. No comments on sinking.
2. You could talk to Orvis online (online chat option) to see what they know.
3. Orvis is really good about customer satisfaction. If you bring it to the Westheimer store, I'll bet they'll replace it immediately if you ask.


Outing Information Only / Re: Chocolate Bayou - Postponed until May 30
« on: March 16, 2015, 08:56:42 AM »
I think I can make this one - boat ride please?


Puck, do you have room for a third? Or do I need to look elsewhere for a ride?

General Discussion / Orvis Happy Hour switched to Wednesday?
« on: March 16, 2015, 08:50:37 AM »
I've confirmed that the Orvis Happy Hours are now scheduled for every other Wednesday. This makes it much more difficult for me to attend. Is there anyone else who'd prefer to see it return to Thursdays?

General Discussion / Re: Sinking line
« on: March 16, 2015, 08:48:32 AM »
I've worked a 15' sinking line extension on the end of my floating line. Not the greatest results (yet), but I've found that I can get the line in the air with about 15-20' of line in the water, and a more vertical backcast. It might require a false cast or two, but it works...

General Discussion / Bamboo Rod Maker - Minnesota
« on: March 16, 2015, 08:44:41 AM »
Thought all y'all might like to see this article on a bamboo rod maker:

Comments anyone?

Special Events - Local, National, whatever / Fly tying class 2015?
« on: January 12, 2015, 07:50:28 AM »
I've been searching, but do not see any information on this year's beginner fly tying class. What's happening with it?

Special Events - Local, National, whatever / Re: Rendezvous 2015
« on: January 12, 2015, 07:28:57 AM »
Puck, on which Friday exactly does this event start? Also regarding when the event gets closer - do you mean closer than Toledo Bend???   :D  ;D  :o  :P

On my calendar. In ink.

Outing Information Only / Re: Matagorda Prison Permit - Feb 21
« on: January 05, 2015, 10:25:12 AM »
I can come but will need a ride on a boat.

Outing Information Only / Re: Louisiana Marshes - November
« on: October 06, 2014, 02:01:13 PM »
I will likely go if someone can take me on their boat.  8)


How much do kayaks cost to rent up there?

I am signing up for this, but do not have a 4WD vehicle - just a dippy little 2WD Honda CR-V... A little help from a driver, please???

Alex that's because he's watching Chita Johnson and not Listening to what she is saying.  :o  DOUGH  ;D and by waiting for tomorrow you'd have already missed fishing today!

Dude, are you saying that when Puck was watching Chita, that all he saw was seven foot seas???   :P

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