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Forum: Gear Discussion 06-05-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Hextall
Piling onto this thread... my simms finally...

Piling onto this thread... my simms finally sprung a leak (after 10 years... money well spent). My plan is to get another pair of Simms (although I've heard good things about the most recent...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,760
Posted By Hextall
How so? Are there regulations on what...

How so? Are there regulations on what constitutes a fly?
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,935
Posted By Hextall
I tried your site a while ago, didn't like it,...

I tried your site a while ago, didn't like it, and have moved on. I won't be trying it again after whatever upgrades you claim to do solely because of your complaints about this site coupled with the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,277
Posted By Hextall
He did warn us. Just didn't realize he was going...

He did warn us. Just didn't realize he was going to do this for 12+ years.
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,935
Posted By Hextall
That's how I feel, so consider me a co-signer. ...

That's how I feel, so consider me a co-signer.

I'm also turned off by Lee's unsolicited critiquing of this site for what seems like only an attempt to poach the members here. There are so few...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,935
Posted By Hextall
phew... You remembered to get this in with only a...

phew... You remembered to get this in with only a few days left until the end of the year.
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 1,566
Posted By Hextall
"New Hampshire law now prohibits the use and sale...

"New Hampshire law now prohibits the use and sale of lead sinkers and jigs with a total weight of one ounce or less, regardless of length. This change took effect on June 1, 2016."

If I have a fly...
Forum: Gear Discussion 11-22-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,422
Posted By Hextall
That 70% is pretty much made up... Scadden is one...

That 70% is pretty much made up... Scadden is one of those vendors who have a "sale" continually. However, some of their boats are a couple hundred off right now, but from what I've read he'll make...
Forum: Gear Discussion 11-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,422
Posted By Hextall
I currently own a Scadden Skykomish Sunrise...

I currently own a Scadden Skykomish Sunrise (purchased used from the admin of this site in fact). It's great, and I don't really have any complaints. I usually cartop the frame and then at the river...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By Hextall
I've stayed at WBA a few times in the past,...

I've stayed at WBA a few times in the past, although it's been years. I don't know if he still guides there, but we hired Joe Hendricks(I think that's his last name), a fantastic guide, a couple of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By Hextall
Fished the Saco yesterday morning and got nothing...

Fished the Saco yesterday morning and got nothing all the way down to the eroding sand bank... didn't even see a spooked fish. I stink.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By Hextall
I'm thinking of taking a mental health day...

I'm thinking of taking a mental health day tomorrow and trying the Saco (probably behind the golf course). I would assume the temps have come down, but are the water levels too low to responsibly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By Hextall
That's a value added suggestion. thanks. ...

That's a value added suggestion. thanks.

(doubly so because I think my neighbor has absconded with my backup 5-wt).
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By Hextall
To update... I got a Rio line from Mountain High...

To update... I got a Rio line from Mountain High Fly in Lincoln last week for $35 while passing by when fishing in the area. They were out of the 6 wt type 6 sinking lines, so I got a 5 wt. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By Hextall
The sink tip Wulff TT is interesting, as I am a...

The sink tip Wulff TT is interesting, as I am a devoted Wulff TT floating line apostle, it's the only floating line I use for trout (for the past 10 years, it's been both a 5 and 3 wt lines).

But,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By Hextall
Sinking fly line suggestions?

I did a drift on the Andro this past saturday, and the guide provided a rod with a full sinking line. I've used this guide before* on the CT (float from Colebrook to just past Columbia bridge) and he...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By Hextall
I can't think of any reason that the slightly...

I can't think of any reason that the slightly shorter rod has any advantage over the 9' rod, especially for the areas you listed you'd fish. Maybe availability and pricing? but those aren't really...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By Hextall
I'm a czech/high stick nympher, so any extra...

I'm a czech/high stick nympher, so any extra length is a plus. My nymphing rod is a 10' 4 wt.

My intuition is that the extra 6' would likely aid a little bit in mending and casting distance......
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,256
Posted By Hextall
I can't speak to the Swift at "A" on your map,...

I can't speak to the Swift at "A" on your map, but the smaller streams near "A" have brookies. You might have to hike a little bit (a mile or so), but I actually caught this on July 11th last year...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By Hextall
I'm thinking of picking a blue line off a topo...

I'm thinking of picking a blue line off a topo map near the Kancamagus to fish on Sunday, but I've never fished WM small streams this early in the year... anybody think this isn't a good idea?
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By Hextall
This was my favorite out of the usual suspects...

This was my favorite out of the usual suspects mentioned in this thread. But I found that a lot of its articles veered towards steelhead fishing, which I don't do, so I let my subscription lapse. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,777
Posted By Hextall
I'm picking up my bike in Alton tomorrow, and was...

I'm picking up my bike in Alton tomorrow, and was thinking of fishing the Merrymeeting for a little bit... but just wanted to confirm that it's still open to fishing.

It seems like it is from the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,685
Posted By Hextall
To put your username to the test.

To put your username to the test.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By Hextall
When I lived in NYS, I organized hiring a couple...

When I lived in NYS, I organized hiring a couple of guides through West Branch Angler to fish the delaware.

My guide, Joe Hendricks, was absolutely fantastic. Experienced, personable, and just...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,833
Posted By Hextall
"the bird guy's house". Just north of Rt. 26 on...

"the bird guy's house". Just north of Rt. 26 on Vt R102, about 1/4-1/2 mile, the road turns left. At the outside of that bend, there's a house, and just past the house a dirt road (typical farm...
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