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Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   07-11-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,588
Posted By Whorwood
Scottish Spey Casting Championship

Hat's off, congratulations, job well done
Rick Whorwood
Forum: General   03-13-2006, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By Whorwood
Happy Birthday Dana

All the best Dana
Rick Whorwood
Forum: General   03-01-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Whorwood
Happy Birthday Marlow

All the best Marlow
Rick Whorwood
Forum: Technique   02-12-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,288
Posted By Whorwood
Collision loop

Hi Mark
Tailing loops are caused when the rod tip travels in a concave path. There are a number of reasons for this, some of these are, poor application of power (often because of creeping prior to...
Forum: Rods   01-30-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By Whorwood
Lines for Loomis GLX Greaseline 7/8

Hi Silly
I have this rod, I use a 8/9 Snowbee or 7/8 Airflo long. We found that if you choose a UK line, go up one 8/9, NA lines stick to 7/8, my suggestion as always, try some different lines then...
Forum: Technique   01-21-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,244
Posted By Whorwood
J.D. Great question, and extremely hard to...

J.D.
Great question, and extremely hard to answer, there are so many factors, water temps. water depth, (low-high) weather (changing fronts) fishing pressure, flies etc.
Unless were successful...
Forum: General   01-11-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,217
Posted By Whorwood
A Few observations

Hi all
If I'm to understand Ed's point, it's more to do with the system you choose to use, many of us fish the same Rod, line, shooting head, and Flies etc., each time we go afield, with small...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   10-31-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,031
Posted By Whorwood
Mystery Pattern

Gardener
Could you please e-mail me, at [email protected]
Thanks Rick
Forum: Tackle   10-09-2005, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By Whorwood
Lines and such

Juro
Please drop me an e-mail at [email protected]
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   10-07-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,104
Posted By Whorwood
Catt Clave update!

Hi Juro
Please e-mail me @ [email protected]
Thanks
Rick Whorwood
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   10-04-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,976
Posted By Whorwood
"Wow", you missed it!!

Hi Gents
When you put an event such as this together you sometimes forget or don't get a chance to thank each person individually "Thanks to all"
We had a great two days, the demonstrations and...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-28-2005, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,353
Posted By Whorwood
2005 Grand River Spey Clave

Hi Spey-lads & Laddies
We are now only a few days away from the "Largest Spey Casting Event" ever held in The East, "Two-Days of Spey" there will be 30+ Demonstrations (7 Demonstrators) at two...
Forum: Rods   09-27-2005, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,432
Posted By Whorwood
G. Loomis Dredger GLX 12'9" #6/7 (skagit)

Hi Jacob
I fished one this summer for River Smallies, what a blast !!!!
Have you try'd the new 6/7 Airflo Skagit head system on this rod ?, that with the 10' poly leaders, What a great combo !!
...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-27-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,353
Posted By Whorwood
2005 Grand River Spey

Hi Gents
I got an e-mail from Nobou this morning, he's sending a set of the "NEW" C.N.D. lines (shipped sept 25/05 U.P.S.) with any luck we'll have them here by Friday, if so we'll spool them up for...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-25-2005, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,353
Posted By Whorwood
2005 Grand river spey Clave

Hi Guy's
Here is a schedule of events, we will have a handout at the clave with a breakdown of names and times for each event.
The Grand River Clave
Saturday
8:00-9:00 registration, meet and...
Forum: General   09-23-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,587
Posted By Whorwood
My thanks and best wishes to the CND team

Juro
Best wishes, it's always a pleasure watching you swing the big stick. Look forward to meeting up with you in the future.
Rick Whorwood
Forum: Technique   09-15-2005, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,492
Posted By Whorwood
Gl Spey Methodology

Chris
The Grand River Spey Clave is Oct 1-2, see you there
Rick
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-14-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,353
Posted By Whorwood
2005 Grand River Spey Clave

Guy's
It might be possible to set up a small class with Ian Gordon and Gordon Macleod, on the Friday before or Monday after the Clave, what I'm thinking would be 8 students, 4 and 4, 4 hours with...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-14-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,100
Posted By Whorwood
Grand River Oct Clave

Thanks Nick
As you know first hand it's a big job putting this kind of event together, last time Neil and I didn't really get to see any of the demos, most likely it will be the same this time...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-13-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,100
Posted By Whorwood
Grand River Oct 1-2 Clave

Hi
The Demos will start at 9:15 Saturday and Sunday, Saturday they will run till 5:00, Sunday till 3:00, each morning we will have the casting competition eliminations, from 9:15 till 12:00. At...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-12-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,353
Posted By Whorwood
2005 Grand River Spey Clave

Hi all
Neil and I spent the afternoon looking over the casting area's at Brant Park, we actually have three sites we can use this year. We spent quite a bit of time looking at how we could run the...
Forum: Technique   09-12-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 44,011
Posted By Whorwood
Defining "Skagit Casting"

Hi John
We used lee Wulff's: Garcia Conolon 6' 1.7oz 2070, a Hardy Multiplier, and mono with lots of lead. We called that fly fishing (sort of) for Steelhead, twenty five + years ago. This season...
Forum: Technique   09-11-2005, 06:53 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 44,011
Posted By Whorwood
Defining "Skagit Casting"

Dana Nice!
I'm glad you made the point that it's a Winter Steelhead system, I feel we owe a great deal to guys like Ed, Marlow, Dec, Al B., Jim G., and scores of others who have worked out this...
Forum: Claves and Other Gatherings   09-10-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,100
Posted By Whorwood
Grand River Oct. Clave

Hi Guy's
Neil has put a tremendous amount of work in bringing some of the very best Spey-Casters in the world to this event, Please show us your support, by pre-registering. it's bound to be a...
Forum: Rods   09-08-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,351
Posted By Whorwood
Happy Birthday

A year ago this week G.Loomis unveiled the Roaring-River Two-hand rods
24 models in all, 9,Grease line series (traditional) 7,Dedger Series (Skagit) and the 8,Stinger series (Scandinavian).
There...
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