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Forum: Pro Forum 04-27-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,238
Posted By GreatBay
May Fly Fishing Demo Day

Opechee Trading Post in Laconia, NH is hosting a May Fly Fishing demo day on May 1st from 11-4.
This event will feature Great Bay Rod Company fly rods, casting instruction & demonstration, fly tying...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,305
Posted By GreatBay
Marlborough is the only local "big" show Great...

Marlborough is the only local "big" show Great Bay will be doing, although we will attend the Pelham show to support Jim Makris at Opechee Trading Post.
Somerset won't happen this year, but again...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,305
Posted By GreatBay
For those of you who have always wanted to try a...

For those of you who have always wanted to try a Great Bay Fly Rod, stop in and see us at the Bear's Den booth Saturday AM. Scott will have a good selection of both freshwater and saltwater rods for...
Forum: Gear Discussion 02-16-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,393
Posted By GreatBay
Bobby, I thought I'd add my 2 cents worth on...

Bobby,
I thought I'd add my 2 cents worth on the subject-
When comparing a double foot guide to a single foot guide, the double foot guide will always hamper the action more than a single foot-...
Forum: Gear Discussion 01-30-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By GreatBay
Gtown, Great looking rod! The rainshadow...

Gtown,
Great looking rod!
The rainshadow blanks have always been held in high regard by the custom guys out there.

Mike,
If you hit the Swifty Diamond stuff with a quick blast of a heat gun...
Forum: Pro Forum 01-16-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,320
Posted By GreatBay
Great Bay Rods 2009 Catalog

The 2009 Catalog has just been released

http://ipaperus.ipaperus.com/GreatBayRods/Catalog2009/
Forum: Gear Discussion 08-29-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,339
Posted By GreatBay
Metal fly rods have been around for a long time-...

Metal fly rods have been around for a long time- without knowing the mfr. it's difficult to say what the history is, firms like Tru-Temper, and Allcock out of Canada produced metal fly rods typically...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,946
Posted By GreatBay
Not if I have anything to do about it.

Not if I have anything to do about it.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,721
Posted By GreatBay
That was a great story!!

That was a great story!!
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,721
Posted By GreatBay
I've caught carp in the Piscat, Biggest was...

I've caught carp in the Piscat,
Biggest was about 8 pounds. Carp will put most fish to shame when it comes to a fight.
NH is somewhat lacking in carp habitat, but Massachusetts has an abundance of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,136
Posted By GreatBay
Bob, You headed to the area soon- I'll be up...

Bob,
You headed to the area soon- I'll be up there camping all next week.
Dave
Forum: Buy Sell Trade 07-16-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Car
Views: 2,022
Posted By GreatBay
Thanks everyone, we've found her a car!

Thanks everyone,
we've found her a car!
Forum: Buy Sell Trade 07-01-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Car
Views: 2,022
Posted By GreatBay
Car

Guys,
The 2nd of my 4 daughters now has her license (Yes you should stay off the road now that she's driving)
and we are looking for a beater car for her.
Willing to trade some custom rod(s) and...
Forum: Gear Discussion 06-30-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,472
Posted By GreatBay
Mike, Sevier does make an outstanding blank in...

Mike,
Sevier does make an outstanding blank in its price range.
David Ahrens is a great guy and a stand-up guy to do business with.
i highly recommend these blanks.
Forum: Off Topic 06-26-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,713
Posted By GreatBay
Gtown, I would email Bob out in Michigan. He...

Gtown,
I would email Bob out in Michigan. He has a website dedicated to Handicapped anglers fishing for trout.
He's a great guy to have a discussion with and he would be the one best suited to put...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By GreatBay
Thanks Rich- May have to head down in the next...

Thanks Rich-
May have to head down in the next few days. They can be one of the most finicky fish to catch.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By GreatBay
Dan, Pheasant tails work great as does the Ian...

Dan,
Pheasant tails work great as does the Ian Colin James aka (CarpFather) special the Crunchy Caddis.
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By GreatBay
Where do they fish for Carp in this river?? ...

Where do they fish for Carp in this river?? Always fished for them on a fly rod in Western Massachusetts and gotten some monsters but seems scarce here in NH.
Forum: Gear Discussion 06-02-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,298
Posted By GreatBay
I would stay away from the white glue on this...

I would stay away from the white glue on this one.

Proceed as Casey said except use a 2 part epoxy, mix the cork dust and the epoxy together until you have a moist mixture, spread on (and push...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By GreatBay
Sean, Caught 4 in the marsh 24-27". My friend...

Sean,
Caught 4 in the marsh 24-27". My friend Bob had one in the mid 30's on but lost it.
Heating up big time!
Forum: Gear Discussion 05-01-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,544
Posted By GreatBay
I would not move forward with a faster action rod...

I would not move forward with a faster action rod based upon what I've read in your post, timing is everything and the faster the action the better it has to be.
You've gotten great advice from all...
Forum: Gear Discussion 03-18-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By GreatBay
Nick, the 333 series was and is a solid...

Nick,
the 333 series was and is a solid performing fly line. I've used these for years and have had no issues.
I believe the rod you cast at the shop had a 333 on it.
Forum: Gear Discussion 03-09-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,641
Posted By GreatBay
Mike, Beautiful job. The use of the cork tape...

Mike,
Beautiful job. The use of the cork tape is perfect for kids, because they have a tough time gripping the rod with a regular size cork or EVA handle.

I've got a purple wrapped fly rod and a...
Forum: Gear Discussion 03-08-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,284
Posted By GreatBay
Jay, Congrats on winning the rod- it sure was a...

Jay,
Congrats on winning the rod- it sure was a beauty (if I do say so myself :)
Most of the testing we've done has been with furled leaders on our small stream rods, specifically Blue Sky Furled...
Forum: Gear Discussion 03-03-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,186
Posted By GreatBay
Kevin, Even if you could "wiggle" the blanks...

Kevin,
Even if you could "wiggle" the blanks you're not going to learn anything from the wiggle.
Mer is correct that the CCS system is probably the best to decipher the feel of a blank and how well...
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