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by Ron Mc
Tue May 17, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

you're a good photographer, Mick.
by Ron Mc
Tue May 17, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

Steve's description of the rod Mike Clark built for him is a perfect tailwater/big-Guadalupe-trout rod. I prefer a 5-wt. but break out a 6 when the wind forces it.
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by Ron Mc
Sat May 14, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Cibolo Creek Help - First Timer
Replies: 15
Views: 9847

Re: Cibolo Creek Help - First Timer

I'm happy now.
by Ron Mc
Sat May 14, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Cibolo Creek Help - First Timer
Replies: 15
Views: 9847

Re: Cibolo Creek Help - First Timer

when I was hiking there last week, it was not fishable - there was little to no flow and a continuous algae mat over all the slow water. The rain may have given it a breath of life. There are no hybrids in the creek they are A-strain endemic Guadalupe bass (and some largemouths) - one of only two or...
by Ron Mc
Thu May 12, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

Chris used to be the repairman at Alnwick for Hardy, so machining parts for antique Perfects was already his bread and butter.
His made-from-scratch brass-faced Perfects are phenomenal.
by Ron Mc
Thu May 12, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

Clark's board is inhabited by published authors, accomplished and published outdoor artists, many of the best cane rodbuilders, bench reelmakers, tackler brokers, collectors, and great, great amateur photographers - all over the world. It's the No. 1 fly fishing site on the internet, with 30M hits/y...
by Ron Mc
Wed May 11, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

Jimbo Roberts wrote:I loved the link from the previous page Ron. Very nice Leonards presented there. I can only imagine their worth!
Jimbo
this will astound you, Jimbo,
Check out the mortised rods Yukihito Okawa makes in Ashikaga, Japan
http://clarksclassicflyrodforum.yuku.com/topic/34305
by Ron Mc
Tue May 10, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

you won't get off that easy, Jimbo throw in old British line Grades (Grade 2 is about a modern 6/7) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v728/bulldog1935/young/p17.jpg all compounded by the fact that modern lines are porking up compared to the original AFTMA weight scales, and modern fly rod manufactur...
by Ron Mc
Tue May 10, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

mickmcco wrote:I have not been combing eBay, but Clark's Classic Rod Forum (a much more dangerous place for me).
did you see the Show Us your Leonards thread?

Jimbo, my Orvis Fullflex glass rod, Phillipson blank from about the same year is marked HDH or 6.
by Ron Mc
Tue May 10, 2011 11:35 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Fished my bamboo rod today
Replies: 29
Views: 12284

Re: Fished my bamboo rod today

Just added another UL bamboo rod to my quiver. It is an Orvis Madison 7ft, 2pc, rated for an IGI (three weight) line. It's a bit windy here to give it a thorough test, but I think I'm going to like it. It's a full flex rod, but is not wimpy, with some decent backbone. And, unlike some full flex rod...
by Ron Mc
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Local Creek Fishing Pics
Replies: 8
Views: 4309

Re: Local Creek Fishing Pics

there is a lot of ignored little water around Austin - at least there was when I lived there. I regularly fished Bull Creek from 360 to Lake Austin - in spite of all the people in the water, there was always great fishing. Upstream at the Spice Springs Rd. park (it was private land then, and I met t...
by Ron Mc
Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Local Creek Fishing Pics
Replies: 8
Views: 4309

Re: Local Creek Fishing Pics

good fish and great photos.
by Ron Mc
Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: On The Blanco 4-14-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3722

Re: On The Blanco 4-14-2011

nice photos - thanks for the trip...
by Ron Mc
Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: bull creek crayfish
Replies: 5
Views: 8876

Re: bull creek crayfish

amber-colored larvae lace or V-rib.
thanks Mick.
by Ron Mc
Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Hill Country (warmwater) Fly Assortment Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 3771

Re: Hill Country (warmwater) Fly Assortment Needed

c-a-t-s w-h-i-s-k-e-r