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Forum: Technique   02-12-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By Bob Budesa
Thanks Gary. That will help me get to where I...

Thanks Gary. That will help me get to where I want, I'm sure. :grin2:
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-22-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By Bob Budesa
Nate is the paterfamilias, for those not in the...

Nate is the paterfamilias, for those not in the know. :wink2:
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-20-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 977
Posted By Bob Budesa
Trilli What a nice eye you have for...

Trilli

What a nice eye you have for proportions and color! Keep up the good work!

I can't believe you're 10 already! It won't be long before you'll be driving up to the Rogue to go fishing by...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-17-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By Bob Budesa
A few?!! For cryin' out loud, how many do...

A few?!!

For cryin' out loud, how many do you plan to lose? :wink2:

If it's worth doing, it's worth over-doing, eh?

Nice work John! I'm jealous of your skills and perseverance! That's...
Forum: General   01-15-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Bob Budesa
Right around the corner...........

https://www.yahoo.com/news/army-found-way-keep-hands-161200988.html

Saw this, and immediately thought of winter fishing.
Forum: Spey Classifieds   01-14-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Bob Budesa
FS - Redington stockingfoot waders - large

I bought these waders a few years ago as back-ups, and have only worn them to make sure they fit.

I'm 6'1", 34" waist, and they fit like a glove. I'm not sure what model they are, but I know...
Forum: Tackle   01-13-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By Bob Budesa
Like Tom, I too am switching to wading pants. My...

Like Tom, I too am switching to wading pants. My knees are such anymore, that I don't like going in deep, so what's the point of chest waders? The side pressure of the current makes me think the...
Forum: Tackle   01-12-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By Bob Budesa
And you know damned good and well that as soon as...

And you know damned good and well that as soon as you purchase the latest generation of wader, the NEXT one will be right on it's heels with even groovier embellishments!

That's been my downfall...
Forum: Spey Classifieds   01-08-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Bob Budesa
I have a 4.25 Uniqua (that is my favorite reel,...

I have a 4.25 Uniqua (that is my favorite reel, BTW) with the same stamping on the face, but no indication of 'Spitfire'. What differentiates a regular Uniqua from a Spitfire, and where does it...
Forum: Tackle   01-06-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Bob Budesa
I have a couple of Ross reels, so I just went to...

I have a couple of Ross reels, so I just went to their website. A bit spendy IMO, but less than a repair!

Ross Reels Gear (http://www.rossreels.com/shop/gear.html)

You might google the maker...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   01-02-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Bob Budesa
Me too! However, my rationale is this, when I...

Me too! However, my rationale is this, when I tie the bug on to fish, and it still looks too long, I just chew some off. Try adding material when you're standing with Big Jim and the twins 12"...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-31-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Bob Budesa
Not so stupid!

Looks like you found a way around, so good on ya!

Don't worry. You'll find yourself sucked into the wormhole sooner than later, and you'll have your 10 posts in no time at all!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: General   12-31-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Bob Budesa
Gnarly! But............... a guys gotta do...

Gnarly!

But............... a guys gotta do what a guys gotta do!

You're the man!
Forum: Destinations   12-29-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Bob Budesa
Tillamook area in Feb.

I'll be in the Tillamook area for a week in Feb.

Any recommendations for good wading stretches for steelhead, or other finny creatures? How about crabbing?
Forum: General   12-27-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By Bob Budesa
I'm in George's camp! At 68, I can't imagine...

I'm in George's camp! At 68, I can't imagine owning or using anything more than what I've got. (I've got 40 year old shirts!) So this year, our reduced family (all parents gone) decided to spend...
Forum: New Member Introductions   12-26-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Bob Budesa
The fish of 1,000 casts! Keep at it! The...

The fish of 1,000 casts!

Keep at it! The rewards are awesome!
Forum: General   12-21-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Bob Budesa
Very well done video on the production,...

Very well done video on the production, marketing, and enjoyment of the life blood of Scotland. The Glengoyne distillery, just northeast of Glasgow, by the way, is the setting for the movie "The...
Forum: Tackle   12-17-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By Bob Budesa
By staying out of the water! Well, you...

By staying out of the water!

Well, you asked!

Giving the fish a break, both of them!

Spending more time on the pipes, getting ready for 2020 competition season, and crabbing when I can get...
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-05-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,301
Posted By Bob Budesa
Tough to argue with that! Well played!

Tough to argue with that! Well played!
Forum: Hooks, Feathers and Floss   12-04-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,301
Posted By Bob Budesa
I think we all know the answer to this. :grin2: ...

I think we all know the answer to this. :grin2:

If you're tying presentation flies, then the real deal definitely counts.

If it's a fishing fly, buy the imitation, and get busy swingin'. ...
Forum: General   11-29-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
  Gloves
Views: 735
Posted By Bob Budesa
That little b%^#&^(!

That little b%^#&^(!
Forum: General   11-29-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
  Gloves
Views: 735
Posted By Bob Budesa
Did you sneeze while typing, or what?

Did you sneeze while typing, or what?
Forum: General   11-29-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
  Gloves
Views: 735
Posted By Bob Budesa
I'm thinking of XL surgical gloves over thin,...

I'm thinking of XL surgical gloves over thin, warm, wool gloves, or maybe even fingerless wool gloves. Surgical gloves are thin, rubber (waterproof), and although not warm at all, will at least keep...
Forum: General   11-28-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Bob Budesa
A friend just sent this to me. Speaks volumes!

My Soul Has A Hat - Mario de Andrade

I counted my years and realized that I have less time to live by, than I have lived so far.

I feel like a child who won a pack of candies: at first, he ate...
Forum: Fishing Video   11-24-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,951
Posted By Bob Budesa
Well played! The long intro really builds the...

Well played! The long intro really builds the anticipation of the take!

Love it!
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