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Forum: Spey Classifieds   08-13-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Rolski
..PM sent..

..PM sent..
Forum: Rods   07-21-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Rolski
Thanks Malcolm. I haven't experimented with...

Thanks Malcolm.

I haven't experimented with adding an extended handle before but I should consider that next time. But keeping it at 9' and no longer was the aim.

Distance wasn't really a...
Forum: Rods   07-21-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Rolski
I've heard their fillets are tasty just fried in...

I've heard their fillets are tasty just fried in butter with or without bread crumbs.
Forum: Rods   07-20-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Rolski
Thanks Mike! They are also very slimy and their...

Thanks Mike!
They are also very slimy and their skin is like armour with scales that sliced through my 65lb braided leader (I switched right away to a thin metal leader). Using a small treble hook...
Forum: Rods   07-20-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Rolski
Thanks, it was on the east end of Lake Ontario in...

Thanks, it was on the east end of Lake Ontario in the Bay of Quinte. Needle fish look kind of similar but are chrome and have blue blood. These particular gar can be found in both salt and fresh...
Forum: Rods   07-18-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Rolski
Long-nose Gar

Hey folks,

I had a planned outing for some long-nosed gar with a good friend and just a week before, it came to our minds that we should be equipped with two-handers. Since time & money wasn't on...
Forum: Tackle   07-09-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,583
Posted By Rolski
Islander LX

Islander LX
Forum: Technique   06-26-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By Rolski
What has worked for me in the past: 1. Check...

What has worked for me in the past:

1. Check hook for sharpness. It must be tack sharp.
2. Wait at least 3min and cast at the exact same place with the same fly.
3. If #2 didn't generate a hit...
Forum: Tackle   06-13-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Rolski
For that rod I'd look into Sage's new 'Trout Full...

For that rod I'd look into Sage's new 'Trout Full Frame' 4-5-6 or their also new 'Trout Spey' reels.

For a gear & pawl reel I'd say find a Hardy/Sage 508. If not, then get a new Hardy Marquis LWT...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-04-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Rolski
WTB: Thomas & Thomas 11' 7wt.

If you have one that you're willing to part with please let me know.
Thank you,
Roland

**Update**

FOUND!!

Thank you Speypages! Thanks Ricardo, thanks Jared!
Forum: Rods   05-23-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By Rolski
Since my Meiser builder's kit already came with a...

Since my Meiser builder's kit already came with a 'butt plug', it hinted to me right away as to how I should be approaching this build and so I did what Nate mentioned above.
For wood dowels, I...
Forum: Rods   05-23-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By Rolski
This is what I would follow.

This is what I would follow.
Forum: Rods   05-03-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Rolski
Out of curiosity, can Pro-Craft be used to...

Out of curiosity, can Pro-Craft be used to preserve the patina of a vintage reel without it leaving much of a trace that it has been applied?

Roland
Forum: Rods   05-03-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Rolski
Malcolm, That's an interesting process. I...

Malcolm,

That's an interesting process. I never thought of using diluted lacquer followed by polyurethane. These chemicals are already available in my home so I can easily ticker with that.
Your...
Forum: Rods   05-02-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Rolski
Thanks for all the responses. They池e all very...

Thanks for all the responses. They池e all very helpful. Looks like I値l be getting thread that has been pre-treated and for added stability, some colour preserve as I do agree with Nate that all...
Forum: Rods   05-01-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Rolski
Thanks. I知 going to have to purchase a bottle of...

Thanks. I知 going to have to purchase a bottle of this and try it with pretreated thread.
Forum: Rods   05-01-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Rolski
The satisfaction is immeasurable. ...

The satisfaction is immeasurable.

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Forum: Rods   05-01-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By Rolski
Rod Wraps Question

I'm sure I'm not the only one who wants to know this. While experimenting with thread wraps, I noticed that most colours of guide thread will become dull as soon as you apply your initial flex coat...
Forum: Rods   04-24-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Rolski
Thanks for the tip, very much appreciated! I値l...

Thanks for the tip, very much appreciated! I値l definitely keep that in mind for the next one.

Roland
Forum: Rods   04-24-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Rolski
Thank you Sir. That's huge coming from you. ...

Thank you Sir. That's huge coming from you.

Roland
Forum: Rods   04-24-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By Rolski
I think you would need to get a Lemke Concepts...

I think you would need to get a Lemke Concepts LC26 and then cut the wood insert just a tad shorter than your shortest reel foot.
Forum: Tackle   04-23-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,961
Posted By Rolski
I've used a few but for me there was always...

I've used a few but for me there was always something special about the Sage 506 by Hardy.

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Forum: Rods   04-22-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Rolski
Ah yes, I saw a picture of a Winston rod being...

Ah yes, I saw a picture of a Winston rod being written on with a dip pen. I should've remembered. Thanks for the reminder and for the pointers.

Cheers,
Roland
Forum: Rods   04-22-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Rolski
Thanks. I already do and I've only been doing...

Thanks. I already do and I've only been doing some short casts in my backyard.
Forum: Rods   04-22-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Rolski
Here's some early progress shots. I was fortunate...

Here's some early progress shots. I was fortunate enough to find a quality used lathe for $200 (at the time it was $479, currently $379+taxes) but I had to drive 2hrs through a snow storm late one...
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