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Forum: Tackle   07-13-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By adamess
Oh I thought those had both sold for some reason....

Oh I thought those had both sold for some reason. I'll take a look thanks!
Forum: Tackle   07-13-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By adamess
My local shop has the Q, bit more $$$ but seems...

My local shop has the Q, bit more $$$ but seems solid. I have never used a true large arbour before, the thing seems massive haha.
Forum: Tackle   07-13-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By adamess
If you had max $300 to spend...

...on a new reel (hypothetically for a 7wt spey rod), what would you get?
Forum: General   07-09-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By adamess
Got inspired by this thread. Converted a $30...

Got inspired by this thread. Converted a $30 rifle case into a handy fishing travel case. Holds at least five rods (one 9ft trout rod, three 11ft switch rods, and one 12’9” spey rod), head wallet...
Forum: General   06-29-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By adamess
Honestly, it feels like things are getting worse...

Honestly, it feels like things are getting worse by the minute these days in the PNW.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/fraser-river-rock-slide-salmon-1.5195111
Forum: General   06-26-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By adamess
Ugh yikes.

Ugh yikes.
Forum: General   06-26-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By adamess
Damn that is a beautiful kit. I wonder if there’s...

Damn that is a beautiful kit. I wonder if there’s a term for being obsessed with packing/organizing. If there is it certainly applies to me haha.
Forum: General   06-14-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By adamess
Scary times for BC rivers

I’m assuming Washington and Oregon are in similar peril? Or do more dam controlled flows actual help better mitigate these kinds of situations?
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Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-12-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By adamess
Also (bump) looking for Compact Scandi 360 and...

Also (bump) looking for Compact Scandi 360 and 480 gr.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-09-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By adamess
WTB Airflo Rage 480

Anyone have one they are interested in parting with? I'm in Canada. Thanks!
Forum: Book Reviews   06-07-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By adamess
Salmon: A Scientific Memoir by Jude Isabella

An excellent book that examines the diverse constellation of scientific (both Indigenous and Western) knowledge production concerning the ecological and anthropological contributions of salmon in the...
Forum: Spey Basics   06-07-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By adamess
I personally find the tapered tip to tapered...

I personally find the tapered tip to tapered leader combo helps to nicely turnover and land lighter flies on lighter skagit rigs. Basically, if you're not gonna go for a scandi trout spey line, this...
Forum: Spey Basics   06-07-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By adamess
On my 11' 4wt I usually run a 225gr Commando...

On my 11' 4wt I usually run a 225gr Commando smooth to a 10' tapered tip (either OPST floating trout tip or a Versileader) to a standard 9' tapered 3x trout leader. Works just fine.
Forum: Spey Basics   06-06-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By adamess
This is a great thread. I will also add (I don't...

This is a great thread. I will also add (I don't think it has been included above) the good ol Teeny Nymph and its infinite variations/sizes. I generally tie them on #10, #12 or #14 streamer hooks.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   06-03-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By adamess
I love these ...

I love these
https://pureskagit.com/store/SHS-Commando-Floating-Tips-p113941189
Forum: Spey Classifieds   05-21-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By adamess
Sent you a pm about some books yesterday on...

Sent you a pm about some books yesterday on another forum where you have this advertised and got no response.
Forum: General   05-14-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By adamess
Bug Gear

As summer approaches I was just wondering what folks find works best for buggy fishing situations. I know Simms has the BugStopper line of clothes and accessories. Anything else out there that people...
Forum: General   05-10-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By adamess
Absolutely they should be. Those are important...

Absolutely they should be. Those are important agreements that are not being adhered to. And most were signed under immense duress. Again though, the situation with the majority of BC is that they...
Forum: General   05-09-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By adamess
Yes, succinctly put. One minor correction, the...

Yes, succinctly put. One minor correction, the Indian Act of 1876 does still govern the day-to-day affairs of Indigenous folks in BC the same as it does all Indigenous peoples in Canada. The major...
Forum: General   05-09-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By adamess
No, Gitxsan hereditary houses (headed by a chief)...

No, Gitxsan hereditary houses (headed by a chief) own all the land and waters and resources within their individual house territories - smaller areas of land within the larger claimed Gitxsan...
Forum: General   05-09-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By adamess
I write this response as a non-Indigenous...

I write this response as a non-Indigenous resident of BC, as a professor of cultural anthropology with over a decade of research experience in coastal Indigenous communities, and as a recreational...
Forum: Rods   04-22-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By adamess
OPST Rods

Anyone seen of these prototypes they’ve been testing or heard anything about them? Curious to see what these will be like.
Forum: Trout   04-22-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,546
Posted By adamess
I am in the Lower Mainland of BC and I am sure...

I am in the Lower Mainland of BC and I am sure there are folks into it but I haven't seen any. I just walked in there door, back from a smaller river around here where I used my new trout spey to...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   04-19-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By adamess
I've got an Airflo Skagit compact floating 540...

I've got an Airflo Skagit compact floating 540 gr. I'm lookin to get rid of but not an intermediate unfortunately. Anyway, it's yours if you want it.
Forum: Tackle   04-18-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By adamess
I ended up buying their Vion boots cause I found...

I ended up buying their Vion boots cause I found em at a screaming deal the other day. Hodgman has never done me dirty. Will report back on their functionality but they seem like a better option...
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