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#770248 - 07/04/12 05:30 PM Anyone have a 12 wt...
Twitch Offline
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Registered: 02/22/09
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... that I could possibly borrow?

I've tied up a pile of these:




and have decided that this will be the summer when I finally attempt albacore on a fly rod.

*I treat my gear well, and borrowed gear even better.
*I would be happy to draft up any sort of 'contract' and pay a deposit for use of a rod.
*I will pay/reimburse all shipping.
*Rod DOES NOT have to be of great quality. (I'd rather is wasn't)
*I'd prefer 12wt +, yes, I know albies can be had on a 10, but if I fiddle fart around with lighter gear and impact the rest of my gear wielding crew's fishing time/ability to stay on active fish, they are likely to leave me on a chunk of floating tsunami debris.
*I have a reel.

I really hate asking to borrow anything, but seeing as how this is likely to be a very infrequent pursuit, I'm not in a position to invest in a rod of my own at the moment.

End of July-August will be the likely timeframe. Weather windows change quickly, so I can't exactly narrow down a specific range of 'usage' dates.

Thanks much!
EM
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#770254 - 07/04/12 07:22 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Twitch]
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Twitch,
Nice looking flies.
I've got 9' Loomis IMX 4 pc 12 wt you're welcome to borrow.
Let me know if that will work for you.
Brian


Edited by stonefish (07/04/12 07:25 PM)
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#770260 - 07/04/12 09:07 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: stonefish]
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Brian,

That sounds perfect!

I'll get the particulars from ya via PM.

Thanks! smile
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#772433 - 07/14/12 02:09 AM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: ]
lindamegasun Offline
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Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 1
Loc: Colorado
Oh That's Great!! I am interested to get it.
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#772435 - 07/14/12 02:23 AM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: lindamegasun]
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damn Twitch, nice work... any way i can get a few of the middle pic ones too?

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#772441 - 07/14/12 04:41 AM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: ]
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Registered: 02/08/07
Posts: 3098
Loc: AK
Lovely Twitch. Top shelf work as always. Quite an artist you are, perhaps perfectionist is a better word. Look forward to the albi + fly rod pics and story.

Tiemco 811S?

I especially like the "par" marks on the first model. I use the same technique (sharpie?) for smolt patterns with mylar minnow bodies smile

I don't own a 12wt...yet.
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#772466 - 07/14/12 12:55 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: ColeyG]
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Registered: 02/10/09
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Coley!

Just saw your mayor on the news, doing a little PR... What a pussy.

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#772468 - 07/14/12 01:00 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Driftfishnw]
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I don't do the TV, newspaper, or politics. Not even sure who "my" mayor is smile
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#772470 - 07/14/12 01:03 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: ColeyG]
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Supposedly, it's a cat named " Stubbs"...

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#772473 - 07/14/12 01:11 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Driftfishnw]
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Oh, that mayor!

I know Stubbs well.
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#773067 - 07/18/12 10:06 AM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: ColeyG]
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Just saw Stubbs on the news; only drinks from a wine glass w/ cat nip in it?

Made a few more tuna treats.... smile
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#773086 - 07/18/12 12:25 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Twitch]
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Those look edible Twitch!

Keep your ear outa' the way when casting Skulz.

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#773090 - 07/18/12 12:29 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Salmo g.]
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Awesome!
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#773332 - 07/19/12 01:56 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Twitch]
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Registered: 03/08/99
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Loc: Browns Point,Wa. USA


How do you find time to garden?


Your ties are killer.
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#773705 - 07/20/12 09:20 PM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: JTD]
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Loc: Oregon Central Coast
Originally Posted By: JTD


How do you find time to garden?


Your ties are killer.


$#%&*%$@ garden....and yardwork...

Will be crossing the bar in less than 11 hours. Stay tuned... smile
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#773876 - 07/22/12 10:42 AM Re: Anyone have a 12 wt... [Re: Twitch]
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Loc: Oregon Central Coast
Well, the report....

Yesterday was one of those frustrating days of tuna fishing; a long grind, no jumpers to spot, no bird action, no kelp/debris to work.

We'd troll swimbaits until a rod would go off, drop more sb's on the slide, toss chum. then wait...and wait... and.... then take back off on troll hoping to find a large group of fish.

Picked off rogue singles and pairs most of the day. Picked up one quad. There was just nothing we could turn into a good stop/chum/stationary boat show. Any piscatard can troll something behind a boat and pull on fish. That wasn't my intent for a 'fly caught' tuna. So, the rod stayed safely in the cabin.

We were in 63.3* semi-blue water 8 miles out, hit the first fish at 12. Stayed close enough to shore to keep the gas bill very respecable. Ended the day with 27 fish, with a doz or so break offs, hook pulls, crackers...

Stay tuned for trip #2
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