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Forum: Destinations   10-02-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Rickbjr
Claude, awesome fish!

Claude, awesome fish!
Forum: Spey Classifieds   07-13-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Rickbjr
Looking for a Scandi VersiTip #7 - Not the Short - 15' Tips

WTB:

Scandi Versitip #7 - 445 grains 15' Tips

Thanks.
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   06-09-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By Rickbjr
Is that your "Days Worth" Fly Box?::grin2: ...

Is that your "Days Worth" Fly Box?::grin2:

Great Flies!
Forum: Trout   06-09-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,343
Posted By Rickbjr
I'll second the Barrio lines. The SLX, Switch...

I'll second the Barrio lines. The SLX, Switch and Spey lines are very nice. They are an integrated Scandi, very easy casting. I like to call them "Ambush Longs". I use the SLX on my micro speys. ...
Forum: General   04-24-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
Applying organized scepticism to ocean...

Applying organized scepticism to ocean acidification research
Howard I. Browman
ICES Journal of Marine Science, Volume 73, Issue 3, February/March 2016, Pages 529–536,...
Forum: General   04-24-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
Here is another point of view on Ocean...

Here is another point of view on Ocean Acidification:

https://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/04/ocean-acidification-yet-another-wobbly-pillar-of-climate-alarmism/
Forum: Tackle   04-24-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Rickbjr
Your right about that, nothing beats the clarity...

Your right about that, nothing beats the clarity of glass. The Smith Guides Choice Chromapop Polarchromic that I have are made from Trivex. Not quite as pure as glass but sometimes other benefits...
Forum: Tackle   04-23-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Rickbjr
I got a pair of the Guides Choice Chromapop Plus...

I got a pair of the Guides Choice Chromapop Plus Polarchromic with Ignitor (Rose Colored) lenses about 6 weeks ago. Very nice lens. I wanted 1 lens to do it all and its real nice meeting all my...
Forum: General   04-22-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
Jason I'm not suggesting anything. I originally...

Jason I'm not suggesting anything. I originally stated I would like to see a debate with both sides represented. Then I was directed to link by Troutless - "Second the "debate" over scenarios...
Forum: General   04-22-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
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Thank you for that link. So I read the Executive Summary and then I looked up the 2 Coordinating Lead Authors. Ben Kirtman (USA) and Scott B. Power (Australia). It didn't seem like much...
Forum: General   04-21-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
Could governments have an interest from the...

Could governments have an interest from the potential revenue stream? And as I understand things, scientists get a large part of their funding from government (please correct me if I'm wrong). So,...
Forum: General   04-20-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
I don't doubt you. Its too bad that they are...

I don't doubt you. Its too bad that they are retreating and getting smaller. But the big question is, what is the cause? Is it nature or is it man? Maybe a combination? If it is a combination is...
Forum: General   04-20-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,630
Posted By Rickbjr
I like to keep an open mind. I don't think the...

I like to keep an open mind. I don't think the science is settled. Here is a good article on the 97% statistic:
...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   01-28-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Rickbjr
WTB Airflo Skagit Switch 390

Looking for this line new or used.

Please Pm if you have something.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   01-23-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Rickbjr
pm sent on Airflo Skagit Compact 390 Floater

pm sent on Airflo Skagit Compact 390 Floater
Forum: Tackle   09-19-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By Rickbjr
I use a few different integrated lines on the ARE...

I use a few different integrated lines on the ARE 12' 5/6. A Wulff Ambush 8 (20' and 290 grains), Barrio 5/6 Switch (33' Scandi Taper, 340 grains), Ballistic Launcher 5/6 (41' short belly...
Forum: Trout   06-20-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,978
Posted By Rickbjr
And just to add, I think Lee Wulff would be using...

And just to add, I think Lee Wulff would be using the Wulff Ambush integrated lines with his short ultra weight rods. And he would probably not be using OPST heads, instead he would be using the new...
Forum: Spey Basics   02-05-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,201
Posted By Rickbjr
Another vote for the Wulff Nymph Taper. The head...

Another vote for the Wulff Nymph Taper. The head is 27' long (the 3 weight is only 23' long). The line is overweighted by approximately 1.5 line sizes. It is a Scandi Taper with an integrated...
Forum: Technique   10-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Rickbjr
I use a Flexi-Stripper. I make like 3 strips and...

I use a Flexi-Stripper. I make like 3 strips and place the line on the tray. It's like a third hand. I fish the mouth of a coastal river for Striped bass with the 2 hander using spey casts and it...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   05-13-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Rickbjr
How about a Scientific Angler Mastery Series...

How about a Scientific Angler Mastery Series Galloup Streamer Long? It has been used just a couple of times. It is a 50 foot sinking head with an intermediate running line. It is 200 grains and...
Forum: Trout   02-05-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,558
Posted By Rickbjr
Also, forgot to mention I also have the ARE 12'...

Also, forgot to mention I also have the ARE 12' 2/3 IM6 and it's a sweet stick also. I would say that it is a true 2/3 on the spey scale.

I'm an ARE fan and have in IM6 the following:

11' 2/3...
Forum: Trout   02-05-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,558
Posted By Rickbjr
I have/had both the ARE IM6 11'2/3 and the Echo...

I have/had both the ARE IM6 11'2/3 and the Echo Glass 10'6". I sold the Echo. The Echo is a #3 weight on the spey scale the ARE IM6 is a 2/3 on the single hand scale. The ARE 11' 2/3 is like a 0/1...
Forum: General   12-05-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,880
Posted By Rickbjr
I'm also not a fan of the BOA system. Had some...

I'm also not a fan of the BOA system. Had some Korkers Whitehorse with that system and broke a lace. Went to the fly shop (most of the boots they sell have the BOA system) and they didn't have a...
Forum: Fishing with the Doublehanded Rod   11-21-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,718
Posted By Rickbjr
Ard and LCH: I am not lamenting about 3 fish...

Ard and LCH:

I am not lamenting about 3 fish in 3 days. I feel very fortunate to have had success. Believe me, I've gone multiple days in a row without a touch . I didn't communicate well in my...
Forum: Fishing with the Doublehanded Rod   11-20-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,718
Posted By Rickbjr
Problems on the Salmon River in New York?

So What's up with the Salmon River in New York? Very few fish coming in. I swung Douglaston Tue - Thur and landed 3. Everyone I talked to was very frustrated and people who have been going on...
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